Quakle Limited (“we”, “us” or “our”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This policy (together with our Member Agreement and any other documents referred to in it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998, we are the data controller.
We may collect and process the following data about you:
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about your browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
We may also obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie. A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer and contains text information. Please note that we do not save any personal information via such cookies. Cookies help us to improve our Social Lending Site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:
The data that we collect from you is stored on information technology systems located in the EEA which are operated by us. Some data processing in relation to the service is carried out on our behalf by our third party suppliers who may be located outside the EEA. These countries may not have similar data protection laws to the EEA although though we will take steps to ensure that your privacy rights are continued to be protected.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data and we take industry standard security measures, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Social Lending Site. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
We use information held about you in the following ways:
We may use aggregate statistical data to help advertisers reach the kind of audience they want to target (for example, persons located in central London). We may make use of the personal data we have collected from you to enable us to comply with our advertisers’ wishes by displaying their advertisement to that target audience. We do not pass any personally identifiable information to our advertisers only anonymised aggregate statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns.
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
If the Member Agreement has been ended, we may retain your personal information for a maximum period of 6 years to comply with our legal obligations and in case that we are involved in any legal dispute with you or connected with you.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. You can exercise the right at any time by contacting us at [email protected]
Our Site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
The Data Protection Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you. You can exercise this right at any time by contacting us at [email protected]