PRIVACY, DATA & COOKIE POLICY

Know how we use your data.

 

Networking Clout (“the company) is a business that specialises in personal branding and social media management.

 

At Networking Clout, we value your privacy and also want to be transparent by letting you know about our process for how we gather, store and use your data.

 

We are committed to protecting your personal identifying information (PII).
You may have heard about the new European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), that comes into effect May 25, 2018. To help comply with GDPR consent requirements, please read the following Privacy Policy:

 

1. CONTACT DETAILS
If you have any queries or requests concerning this privacy policy or how we handle your data more generally, please get in touch with us by emailing info@networkingclout.com or calling +44(0)1273 567 897.

 

2. HOW WE COLLECT PERSONAL INFORMATION
We collect your personal information when you interact with us or use our services, such as when you use our website to log an enquiry or place an order via our WooCommerce/Paypal plugin.
WooCommerce – www.woocommerce.com
PayPal – www.paypal.com
Detail of other ways we collect data can be read about in this policy.

 

3. INFORMATION THAT WE COLLECT FROM YOU

As part of our commitment to the privacy of our customers and visitors to our website more generally, we want to be clear about the sorts of information we will collect from you.

The data we collect upfront or collect on a voluntary basis from our clients at any stage can include:
  • First Name
  • Surname
  • Address
  • Email Address
  • Phone Number/s
  • IP Address
  • Location
  • CV
  • Date of Birth
  • Social Media Profile Links & Passwords

 

4. USE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We will only process the data we collect about you if there is a reason for doing so, and if that reason is permitted under data protection law. We will have a lawful basis for processing your information: (i) if we need to process your information in order to provide you with the service you have requested (ii) to enter into a contract because we have your consent (iii) we have a justifiable reason for processing your data; or we are under a legal obligation to do so.

 

5. NETWORKING CLOUT SERVICES
We also process your information to determine whether you may be interested in hearing about our other business services in future.

 

6. COOKIE POLICY

What Are Cookies – As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This section describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the site’s functionality

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

How We Use Cookies – We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in, most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use. – 

Disabling Cookies – You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set – Orders processing related cookies – This site offers e-commerce or payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.

Forms related cookies – When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

Site preferences cookies – In order to provide you with a great experience on this site we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences, we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.

Third Party Cookies – In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

More information about how Google Analytics is used by the Company can be found here: http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html. To provide website visitors with more choice on how their data is collected by Google Analytics, Google has developed the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. The add-on communicates with the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js) to indicate that information about the website visit should not be sent to Google Analytics. The Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on does not prevent information from being sent to the Online Services or to other web analytics services.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

Third party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you.

From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.

As we sell services via the website, it’s important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our site actually make a purchase and as such this is the kind of data that these cookies will track. This is important to you as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and product costs to ensure the best possible price.

The Google AdSense service we use to serve advertising uses a DoubleClick cookie to serve more relevant ads across the web and limit the number of times that a given ad is shown to you.

For more information on Google AdSense see the official Google AdSense privacy FAQ.

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work those featured social media sites, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

JivoSite – This is our chatbot to allow interaction between website visitors and our agents. For more information on what data is collected, please visit https://www.jivochat.com/cookies/.

More Information – Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. 

However, if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods:

Email: info@networkingclout.com

 

7. DIRECT MARKETING
Where you have given your consent or where we have a justifiable reason for doing so (and are permitted to do so by law) we will use your information to let you know about our other products and services that may be of interest to you and we may contact you to do so by email or phone.
You maintain full control over your email marketing preferences:

 

If you do not wish to be contacted by an agent of Networking Clout, please notify us immediately by emailing info@networkingclout.com or calling +44(0)1273 567 897.

 

8. RETENTION OF YOUR INFORMATION

We will retain your information for as long as you are happy to for us to remain in contact.

 

9. DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
The information we collect about you will be our Email Host (www.123-reg.com) and transferred to our Microsoft Office365 email server.

 

Details of their individual security policies can be located on their websites.

 

You can request at any time what information we hold about you and request a deletion of any data by emailing info@networkingclout.com or calling +44(0)1273 567 897.

 

10. SECURITY

We adopt robust technologies and policies to ensure the personal information we hold about you is suitably protected.

 

11. YOUR RIGHTS

Under data protection law, you may have a number of rights concerning the data we hold about you. If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us by emailing info@networkingclout.com or calling +44(0)1273 567 897.

 

For additional information on your rights please contact your data protection authority.

 

12. CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY, DATA & COOKIE POLICY

Any changes to our privacy, data and cookie policy will be posted on the website and, where appropriate, we will notify you of the changes for example by email.

 

13. COMPLAINTS

If you’re not satisfied with our response to any complaint or believe our processing of your information does not comply with data protection law, you can make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) using the following details:

Address: Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF

Telephone number: 0303 123 1113

Website: www.ico.org.uk

 

ADDITIONAL TERMS OF USE

In consideration of Networking Clout (“the Company”) allowing you access to the information upon and use of this website you hereby agree to the following terms:

In browsing or using this website (including opening the site on any browser) you irrevocably agree to be bound by all terms of use of the website including the terms of the website Privacy, Data & Cookie Policy and all other conditions and notices displayed upon the site and not to use our website for any purposes save as expressly provided herein without our express written consent.

You agree to act in good faith towards the Company and any other site or services user at all times and not to misuse the site or do anything or act in any manner which may harm the site, its content or its use or which may bring the Company or any other user into disrepute, or which is unlawful including the publication on this site or elsewhere of any defamatory, derogatory or degrading remark in default of which you accept unlimited liability for any harm or damage suffered by the subject of such act.

You further agree that you will not to access, extract or copy from this site any information or detail which pertains to any entity or person which is not ordinarily available to the public or is within the public domain.

You undertake that you will not by reference to the Company, any User or any information upon this site do any act or thing which breaches the Data Protection Act or any other law or regulation and in the event that you do you so, you agree to indemnify the Company and/or the User without limit.

You irrevocably undertake to indemnify the Company on an indemnity basis and without limitation against any action whatsoever by any third party arising from your actions, omissions or conduct in connection with your use of the website.

Whilst we endeavour to ensure that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy; nor do we not commit to ensuring that the website remains available or that the material on this website is kept up-to-date and no express or implied guarantee, indemnity or warranty is provided in relation to the reliability of content. and you accept that no liability whatsoever for its authenticity or accuracy attaches to the Company;

You agree that we have no liability whatsoever for any reliance placed upon the content of this website by you whatsoever, howsoever such reliance occurs and you further agree and acknowledge that we have no liability whatsoever for any losses that you (or any other party) incur, directly or indirectly or any consequential loss arising from using this website.

If you consider any matter or statement on this website offensive, you should write to the Company at first instance to complain and if the matter is not resolved to your satisfaction you should forward the complaint to the Information Commissioner.

The reproduction of third party logos and trademarks on this website is for illustrative purposes only. All rights in such logos and trademarks are owned by the third party and the Company makes no claim whatsoever of any rights over such logos or trademarks. No third party material may be reproduced from this website.

You acknowledge and accept that any and all information (including but not restricted to all text, graphics, images, audio/visual files, program data, coding and other such material) displayed upon this site is subject to copyright, is owned by the Company or a third party acting in concert with The Company and whilst the Company chooses to allow the information to be viewed by you and any other visitor to the site it expressly forbids you from copying, extracting or in any way reproducing the content or text whatsoever by any medium and in any forum;

Any and all liability for unlawful activity on or through our website by any third party not under or within our control is expressly excluded, provided we have acted reasonably to prevent such activity. All such activity will be reported to the appropriate authorities.

Any and all liability for any harm to the User or the User’s equipment by or through any unlawful activity on or through the website by a third party is expressly excluded, provided we have acted reasonably to prevent such activity.

However, nothing herein shall exclude or limit our liability for fraud, for death or personal injury caused by our negligence, or for any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

This website contains links to other websites. You acknowledge and agree that the content of any external internet site that is linked-to or can be reached via hyperlinks from this website is third-party content for which the Company has no control, responsibility or liability whatsoever.

No communication to Networking Clout through this website shall be deemed to constitute any legal or official notice for any purpose.

It is agreed that any action by the Company for breach of these terms may be commenced under any relevant or applicable jurisdiction. Any action in respect of the site content is governed exclusively by UK law and the Courts of England & Wales.

You agree we may revise these terms from time-to-time and that it is your responsibility to ensure you read these terms on each occasion you visit this website. 

These terms together with the associated policies set out hereafter constitute the entire agreement under which you agree to access our website and are governed by and shall be construed in accordance with English law, and that any disputes relating to these terms shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

 

Website Privacy Policy

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; This policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.

We will take reasonable precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your data. You understand that data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and agree that we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet. 

 

Other disclosures

In addition to the disclosures reasonably necessary for the purposes identified elsewhere in this privacy policy, we may disclose information about you: to the extent that we are required to do so by law; in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings; in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention); and to the purchaser or seller (or prospective purchaser or seller) of any business or asset which we are (or are contemplating) selling or purchasing our website.

Except as provided in this privacy policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.

We may update this Privacy, Data and Cookie Policy from time-to-time. 

 

Complaints Procedure

If you have any complaint about the site, these terms and conditions or any of our policies you must submit your complaint in writing by email to:

info@networkingclout.com or call 01273 567 897.

If you feel that someone has misrepresented your identity on a site, you should bring the matter to our attention by way of a complaint email

Any complaint received by the Company will be acknowledged within 2 working days.

Every acknowledged complaint will be investigated and a reply delivered by return email within 14 days.

Where a complaint is upheld the Company will act to remedy the complaint either by rectification or removal of any material complained of or by passing the matter to any relevant third party to be actioned or dealt with according to that party’s procedures.

Where appropriate reports will be filed with the relevant authorities.

 

 

 

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