Privacy Statement

INTRODUCTION

This is our privacy statement. It is a public declaration of how we process and protect personal data obtained via our Website. Please read this privacy statement carefully before submitting any personal data to us.

We are registered as a “data controller” under the Data Protection (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2001. Further details of this registration are available at www.gov.gg/dataprotection.

DEFINITIONS

In this statement the following terms shall have the meanings set out in this paragraph:

“Products” the publications advertised on the Website.
“Terms and Conditions” the terms and conditions of use of the Website as published on the Website as the same may be amended or replaced from time to time in accordance with their terms.
“Visitors” visitors to the Website who may wish to purchase Products advertised on the Website.
“Website” our sites, found at www.pprc.gg and www.strengthsgym.co.uk.
“we, us or our” Positive Psychology Research Centre Limited.

WHAT IS PERSONAL DATA AND HOW DO WE GET HOLD OF IT?

Your personal data is information that identifies who you are. We may collect and process any of the following data about you: your full name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, and your method of payment. We may also record which Products you are interested in and which Products you purchase.

We gather your personal data at various times. This includes when you purchase Products via the Website or if you respond to any surveys that we use for research purposes. Your personal data will be processed by us and stored on servers situated in Guernsey. By submitting your personal data, you agree to the storing and processing of your personal data as outlined in this statement.

HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

Your personal data may be used to provide and promote the Website, to personalise your use of the Website, to process your purchase orders, to provide Visitor support and customer services, to process payments made to us, to help to prevent fraud, to contact you from time to time with service updates and other messages that are integral to the services we provide on the Website, and for other purposes referred to in this statement and the Terms and Conditions.

We require your email address to ensure we can contact you with operational information about your use of our services.

We may collect information about your computer to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer the Website. This information does not contain any personally identifiable information about you.

DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL DATA

Your personal data is not shared with third parties unless you have given your consent or there is a legal obligation on us to do so or it is desirable for us to do so in connection with a sale of our company, business or assets. We may also share information, including personal data, with third parties for credit fraud protection and risk reduction.

We may engage third parties to act on our behalf and such third parties may have access to your personal data. For example, we may engage IT advisors, webhosting companies, payment processing companies, data analysis companies and email service providers. We will only provide such third parties with access to your personal data as may be necessary to enable them to perform the functions for which they were engaged.

In some circumstances it may be necessary to transfer your personal data outside the Bailiwick of Guernsey and the European Economic Area. If we transfer your personal data outside of the European Economic Area we will take steps to ensure that your personal data is granted adequate protection in compliance with the Data Protection (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2001 and this statement.

PROTECTING YOUR PERSONAL DATA

We take appropriate technical and organisational measures to guard against unauthorised or unlawful processing of your personal data and against accidental loss or destruction of, or damage to, your personal data. However, transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and we cannot guarantee the security of your personal data uploaded to the Website, which is uploaded at your own risk.

All personal data is stored on a secure server. We do not store credit card or bank account details. All such information is stored by our payment processing partners, on their secure servers, and is protected via their own proprietary methods.

HOW LONG WILL WE RETAIN YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

We will retain your personal data only as long as is necessary for the purposes for which it was gathered in accordance with the Terms and Conditions and this statement, or as is required by applicable law, and then we will delete it. In some cases there are legal obligations to retain certain types of data.

CAN I OPT OUT OF RECEIVING PERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS FROM POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY RESEARCH CENTRE LIMITED?

You may easily opt-out of receiving marketing communications from us by emailing your request to opt-out to us.

LINKS

The Website may contain links or references to other sites that are outside of our control. Please be aware that we have no control over the privacy policies of sites you may reach through links found on the Website. Please also note that websites that you can link to from the Website may use cookies. If you are concerned about your privacy or the use of cookies on other sites you should review the privacy policies applicable to such sites.

COOKIES

“Cookies” are pieces of information that are placed on an individual’s computer hard drive to enable the individual to more easily communicate and interact with the Website. We may use cookies to customise your experience on the Website. You may refuse to accept cookies by either deleting the cookie folder in your browser or by putting your browser’s privacy setting higher. If you do so you may be unable to access certain parts of the Website and your experience of the Website and of other sites that use cookies to enhance or personalise your experience may be adversely affected.

RIGHT OF ACCESS AND RECTIFICATION

You can request a copy of the personal data that we hold about you. We may charge a fee of up to £10 to meet our costs in providing this data to you. We will also request proof of your identity. You can also have factual inaccuracies in this information corrected by contacting us.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT

This statement is dated 15 May 2009. We reserve the right to change this statement from time to time and with immediate effect. We will post any new version of this statement on the Website and you should check this web page every time you visit the Website to review the then current privacy statement. In the event that we do change this statement we will place a notice of that fact on the home page of the Website for a period of one month following such change.

ANY QUESTIONS?

If you have any questions about this statement, please contact us.