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At www.0pen.co.uk / www.search-portal.co.uk, we respect your privacy and are committed to maintaining it. Full details of our privacy policy are given below. In the event that we make any changes to the policy, the information below will be updated immediately.
Privacy Policy

0pen.co.uk and Search-Portal.co.uk (The Sites) believe that trust is an important component of the service we provide to our customers. To ensure that we earn and keep that trust,0pen.co.uk and Search-Portal.co.uk makes every effort to protect your privacy and the confidentiality of your personal information. This Privacy Policy is provided to inform you about 0pen.co.uk and Search-Portal.co.uk collection, use and disclosure of information you choose to share with us through the Sites.

This Privacy Policy is considered to be a part of 0pen.co.uk and Search-Portal.co.uk's User Agreement. By using the Sites you agree to the terms and conditions of the User Agreement, including this Privacy Policy. By using the Sites, you are also consenting to 0pen.co.uk and Search-Portal.co.uk's privacy practices, including the use and disclosure of any personally identifiable information that you have shared with us, as described in this Privacy Policy.

Minors' Privacy

The Sites are not targeted towards, or intended for use by anyone under the age of 18. By using the Sites you represent and warrant that you are 18 years of age or older. We reserve the right to terminate your membership in the event that becomes aware you are under 18. Persons under 18 may not submit any personally identifiable information to us, and if we discover that we have inadvertently gathered such information, we will take the appropriate steps to delete it.

What Information We Collect

Information You Give Us. The use of certain features and services on the Sites may require that you register and supply personally identifiable information such as your name, email address, telephone number and other information, which is stored by the sites. We may also collect additional information from you in order to provide you with specific services and to personalize your experience on the Sites.

Information Gathered Automatically. The Sites use "cookies" to automatically recognize returning users. Cookies used by the Sites may contain your user name, email address, IP address and/or postal code. A cookie is a small file on your hard drive that allows us to display your previously defined search criteria and notification preferences whenever you visit our Sites. "Clear gifs" are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, and may be used to track the online movements of Web users or to let us know if you have opened an email that we sent you. Your access provider assigns an internet protocol address to your computer when you use the Internet. We collect each IP address that accesses the Sites; computer and connection information such as browser type and version, operating system, and platform; your behaviour on the Sites and related services, including the products and merchants you view or searched for, as well as the URL you come from and go to next; cookie number; participating merchants you visit and the items that you purchase. We use this data, as well as other data in our databases, to analyze site and user behaviour, troubleshoot technical problems, resolve disputes, address complaints, prepare aggregated reports that we share with others and customize your experience on the Sites. You can block cookies by changing the settings on your browser (contact your ISP for help), but doing so may prevent us from delivering certain services to you (e.g., saved searches). Your browser must also be set to accept cookies in order to access the Sites as a registered member.

Other Data Collection. We may get data from or about you in other ways not specifically described in this statement. For example, you might contact Community Care or customer support, or we may get a third party complaint about you. Any personal information that we collect will be handled in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Sharing and Disclosure of Information

Aggregated Research Data. 0pen.co.uk / search-portal.co.uk produces research reports and other information and data about online shopping for participating merchants, and other customers, as well as media and other interested parties. Such information and data are based on aggregated, anonymous information about millions of online shoppers and do not include any personal information about individuals.

Co-Branded Services. 0pen.co.uk / search-portal.co.uk usually saves information that it collects from users and shares this information with certain partners in order to provide services to users. In order to use certain services on the Sites, it may be necessary for you to enter information that then goes to our partner. The areas of the Sites in which partners are collecting information may be co-branded with our partners' logos. In these cases, the partner's use of personal information is governed by their privacy policies, not ours. 0pen.co.uk / search-portal.co.uk may receive a copy of such personal information from these partners, subject to the privacy policies of such partners. If you have questions regarding the privacy policy or information collection practices of one of our business partners, please contact that partner directly. 0pen.co.uk / search-portal.co.uk does not have control over and is not responsible for the information collection and use practices of our business partners.

Advertisers. We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit the Sites. These companies may use information about your visits to the Sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. When we do this, we do not provide your name, address, email address or telephone number.

Third party ad servers (including DoubleClick) may place or recognize a cookie and, using the cookie or otherwise, collect and use data from your visits to the Sites and other websites to serve ads to you. For more about DoubleClick's practices and your options regarding their personal information collection and use, see DoubleClick's Privacy Policy.

Other. We may share your personal information with our affiliates, consultants, vendors and service providers, who assist us in maintaining the Sites and providing related services such as online registration for events.

Legal Requests. 0pen.co.uk / search-portal.co.uk may lawfully disclose your personal information for law enforcement or regulatory purposes. 0pen.co.uk / search-portal.co.uk cooperates with law enforcement inquires and other third parties to enforce laws, intellectual property and other rights. We can (and you authorise us to) disclose any information about you to law enforcement or other governmental officials as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate or in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringements, piracy or other activity that is illegal or may expose us to legal liability.

Links to Other Sites

The Sites contains links to other web sites. 0pen.co.uk / search-portal.co.uk is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these sites. If you have concerns about how other web sites collect and use information about you, make sure to read that site's own privacy policy.

Anti-Spam Policy

0pen.co.uk / search-portal.co.uk is opposed to unsolicited commercial email or spam. If you believe that you have received an unsolicited email from us, please contact our Privacy Department and we will investigate


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