shares personal data when using this website http://gov-housing-program.com (the "Website"). Please read the
following information carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data and how we will process
Purposes of Processing
What is personal data?
We collect information about you in a range of forms, including personal data. As used in this Policy, "personal data" is
as defined in the General Data Protection Regulation, this includes any information which, either alone or in
combination with other information we process about you, identifies you as an individual, including, for example,
your name, postal address, email address and telephone number.
Why do we need your personal data?
We will only process your personal data in accordance with applicable data protection and privacy laws. We need certain personal
data in order to provide you with access to the website. If you registered with us, you will have been asked
to tick to agree to provide this information in order to access our services, purchase our products, or view
our content. This consent provides us with the legal basis we require under applicable law to process your data.
You maintain the right to withdraw such consent at any time. If you do not agree to our use of your personal
data in line with this Policy, please do not use our website.
Collecting Your Personal Data
We collect information about you in the following ways:
Information You Give Us. This includes:
- the personal data you provide when you register to use our website, including your name, postal address, email
address, telephone number, username, password and demographic information (such as your gender);
- the personal data that may be contained in any video, comment or other submission you upload or post to the
- the personal data you provide in connection with our rewards program and other promotions we run on the website;
- the personal data you provide when you report a problem with our website or when we provide you with customer
- the personal data you provide when you make a purchase thorough our website; and
- the personal data you provide when you correspond with us by phone, email or otherwise.
Information from Social Networking Websites.
Our website includes interfaces that allow you to connect with social networking sites (each a "SNS"). If you connect to
a SNS through our website, you authorize us to access, use and store the information that you agreed the SNS
could provide to us based on your settings on that SNS. We will access, use and store that information in accordance
with this Policy. You can revoke our access to the information you provide in this way at any time by amending
the appropriate settings from within your account settings on the applicable SNS.
Information Automatically Collected.
We automatically log information about you and your computer or mobile device when you access our website. For example, when
visiting our website, we log your computer or mobile device operating system name and version, manufacturer and
model, browser type, browser language, screen resolution, the website you visited before browsing to our website,
pages you viewed, how long you spent on a page, access times and information about your use of and actions on
our website. We collect this information about you using cookies.
Automated Decision Making and Profiling.
We do not use your personal data for the purposes of automated decision-making. However, we may do so in order to fulfill
obligations imposed by law, in which case we will inform you of any such processing and provide you with an opportunity
What are cookies?
We may collect information using "cookies." Cookies are small data files stored on the hard drive of your computer or mobile
device by a website. We may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent
cookies (which stay on your computer or mobile device until you delete them) to provide you with a more personal
and interactive experience on our website. We use two broad categories of cookies: (1) first party cookies, served
directly by us to your computer or mobile device, which are used only by us to recognize your computer or mobile
device when it revisits our website; and (2) third party cookies, which are served by service providers on our
website, and can be used by such service providers to recognize your computer or mobile device when it visits
Cookies we use
Our website uses the following types of cookies for the purposes set out below:
These cookies are essential to provide you with services available through our website and to enable you
to use some of its features. For example, they allow you to log in to secure areas of our website and
help the content of the pages you request load quickly. Without these cookies, the services that
you have asked for cannot be provided, and we only use these cookies to provide you with those services.
These cookies allow our website to remember choices you make when you use our website, such as remembering
your language preferences, remembering your login details and remembering the changes you make to other
parts of our website which you can customize. The purpose of these cookies is to provide you with a more
personal experience and to avoid you having to re-enter your preferences every time you visit our website.
Analytics and Performance Cookies
These cookies are used to collect information about traffic to our website and how users use our website.
The information gathered does not identify any individual visitor. It includes the number of visitors
to our website, the websites that referred them to our website, the pages they visited on our website,
what time of day they visited our website, whether they have visited our website before, and other similar
information. We use this information to help operate our website more efficiently, to gather broad demographic
information and to monitor the level of activity on our website. We use Google Analytics for this purpose.
Google Analytics uses its own cookies. It is only used to improve how our website works. You can find
out more information about Google Analytics cookies here: https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies
You can find out more about how Google protects your data here: https://policies.google.com/privacy.
You can prevent the use of Google Analytics relating to your use of our website by downloading and installing
the browser plugin available via this link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB
Targeted and advertising cookies
These cookies track your browsing habits to enable us to show advertising which is more likely to be of interest
to you. These cookies use information about your browsing history to group you with other users who have
similar interests. Based on that information, and with our permission, third party advertisers can place
cookies to enable them to show adverts which we think will be relevant to your interests while you are
on third party websites. You can disable cookies which remember your browsing habits and target advertising
at you by visiting http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices. If you choose to remove
targeted or advertising cookies, you will still see adverts but they may not be relevant to you. Even
if you do choose to remove cookies by the companies listed at the above link, not all companies that
serve online behavioral advertising are included in this list, and so you may still receive some cookies
and tailored adverts from companies that are not listed.
Social Media Cookies
These cookies are used when you share information using a social media sharing button or “like” button on
our website or you link your account or engage with our content on or through a social networking website
such as Facebook, Twitter or Google+. The social network will record that you have done this.
You can typically remove or reject cookies via your browser settings. In order to do this, follow the instructions provided
by your browser (usually located within the "settings," "help" "tools" or "edit" facility). Many browsers are
set to accept cookies until you change your settings. If you do not accept our cookies, you may experience some
inconvenience in your use of our website. For example, we may not be able to recognize your computer or mobile
device and you may need to log in every time you visit our website.
We may use other companies to serve third-party advertisements when you visit and use the website. These companies may collect
and use click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled
over during your visits to the website and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and
services likely to be of interest to you. These companies typically use tracking technologies to collect this
information. Other companies' use of their tracking technologies is subject to their own privacy policies. -
Using Your Personal Data We may use your personal data as follows:
- to operate, maintain, and improve our website, products, and services;
- to manage your account, including to communicate with you regarding your account, if you have an account on
- to operate and administer our rewards program and other promotions you participate in on our website;
- to respond to your comments and questions and to provide customer service;
- to send information including technical notices, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative
- with your consent, to send you marketing e-mails about upcoming promotions, and other news, including information
about products and services offered by us and our affiliates. You may opt-out of receiving such information at
any time: such marketing emails tell you how to "opt-out." Please note, even if you opt out of receiving marketing
emails, we may still send you non-marketing emails. Non-marketing emails include emails about your account with
us (if you have one) and our business dealings with you;
- to process payments you make via our website;
- as we believe necessary or appropriate (a) to comply with applicable laws; (b) to comply with lawful requests
and legal process, including to respond to requests from public and government authorities; (c) to enforce our
Policy; and (d) to protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and/or that of you or others;
- for analysis and study services; and
- as described in the "Sharing of your Personal Data" section below.
Sharing Your Personal Data We may share your personal data as follows: - Third Parties Designated by You. We
may share your personal data with third parties where you have provided your consent to do so.
- Our Third Party Service Providers. We may share your personal data with our third party service providers
who provide services such as data analysis, payment processing, information technology and related infrastructure
provision, customer service, email delivery, auditing and other similar services.
- Third Party Sites
Our website may contain links to third party websites and features. This Policy does not cover the privacy
practices of such third parties. These third parties have their own privacy policies and we do not accept
any responsibility or liability for their websites, features or policies. Please read their privacy policies
before you submit any data to them.
User Generated Content
You may share personal data with us when you submit user generated content to our website, including via our rewards program,
forums, message boards and blogs on our website. Please note that any information you post or disclose on our
website will become public information, and will be available to other users of our website and to the general
public. We urge you to be very careful when deciding to disclose your personal data, or any other information,
on our website. Such personal data and other information will not be private or confidential once it is published
on our website. If you provide feedback to us, we may use and disclose such feedback on our website, provided
we do not associate such feedback with your personal data. If you have provided your consent to do so, we may
post your first and last name along with your feedback on our website. We will collect any information contained
in such feedback and will treat the personal data in it in accordance with this Policy.
International Data Transfer
Your information, including personal data that we collect from you, may be transferred to, stored at and processed
by us outside the country in which you reside, where data protection and privacy regulations may not offer the
same level of protection as in other parts of the world. By accepting this Policy, you agree to this transfer,
storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely
and in accordance with this Policy.
We seek to use reasonable organizational, technical and administrative measures to protect personal data within our organization.
Unfortunately, no transmission or storage system can be guaranteed to be completely secure, and transmission
of information via the Internet is not completely secure. If you have reason to believe that your interaction
with us is no longer secure (for example, if you feel that the security of any account you might have with us
has been compromised), please immediately notify us of the problem by contacting us.
We will only retain your personal data as long reasonably required for you to use the website until you close your account/cancel
your subscription unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law (for example for regulatory
Our Policy on Children
Our website is/are not directed to children under 16. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has
provided us with information without their consent, he or she should contact us. We will delete such information
from our files as soon as reasonably practicable.
- Opt-out. You may contact us anytime to opt-out of: (i) direct marketing communications; (ii) automated decision-making
and/or profiling; (iii) our collection of sensitive personal data; (iv) any new processing of your personal data
that we may carry out beyond the original purpose; or (v) the transfer of your personal data outside the EEA.
Please note that your use of some of the website may be ineffective upon opt-out.
- Access. You may access the information we hold about you at any time via your profile/account or by contacting
- Amend. You can also contact us to update or correct any inaccuracies in your personal data.
- Move. Your personal data is portable – i.e. you to have the flexibility to move your data to other service
providers as you wish.
- Erase and forget. In certain situations, for example when the information we hold about you is no longer
relevant or is incorrect, you can request that we erase your data.
If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us. In your request, please make clear: (i) what personal
data is concerned; and (ii) which of the above rights you would like to enforce. For your protection,
we may only implement requests with respect to the personal data associated with the particular email address
that you use to send us your request, and we may need to verify your identity before implementing your request.
We will try to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable and in any event, within one month
of your request. Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes and/or
to complete any transactions that you began prior to requesting such change or deletion.
We are committed to resolve any complaints about our collection or use of your personal data. If you would like to make a
complaint regarding this Policy or our practices in relation to your personal data, please contact us through
the information listed on our website. We will reply to your complaint as soon as we can and in any event, within
30 days. We hope to resolve any complaint brought to our attention, however if you feel that your complaint has
not been adequately resolved, you reserve the right to contact your local data protection supervisory authority
We welcome your comments or questions about this Policy. You may contact us in writing or through our website.