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At ukscrambles.com we care deeply about the privacy of our visitors, and our privacy policy below identifies the information that we collect (personal and otherwise) and how it will be used.

By using this website you agree to this privacy policy, and should you not agree then you should not use this website or its features.

You should also be aware of our other important documents before using our website, which are the Terms of Service page, our Affiliate Disclosure, and Our Disclaimer page.

What info do we collect?

If you subscribe to our newsletter, then we collect your email address so that we can send you the emails you wish to receive. You can unsubscribe from that at any time.

If you submit a form to enter a comment or register for a directory listing on our website, you may be asked for personal details such as but not limited to your name, phone number, address, website, social media links, address, and email address. If you submit a directory listing then this information will be shown publicly.

This data is kept on our website to fulfill the provided service or be displayed on our website, and the visitor can request for this to be removed at any time.

If you post information publicly (either via our website or on social media) you should be aware that the information will be publicly accessible by other users. Your personal information can be seen by other visitors who may well contact you without your consent. Ukscrambles.com is not responsible for the information you choose to submit to these forms of communication, and we cannot be held responsible for what others do with this information.

We use your information to personalise your experience on our website, as well as to communicate with you (such as through email), and to provide personalised advertisements to you on other websites such as but not limited to Facebook.

Cookies

What are cookies? A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size, and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another. Enabling these cookies is not strictly necessary for the website to work but it will provide you with a better browsing experience. You can delete or block these cookies through your individual browser options, but if you do, some features of this site may not work as intended.  For more details, see aboutcookies.org.

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”).  Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.  Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.  You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.  By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.  The “User and Event data retention period” is 14 months, which is re-set upon new activity. Google Analytics offers a “Google Analytics Opt Out” tool which you can find here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, in the (unlikely) event that we sell any or all of our business to the buyer, for fraud protection or to reduce the risk of fraud, or to protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

GDPR Compliance

We value the privacy of the personal data of all website visitors, and we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with GDPR regulations. In short, GDPR states that if a website collects or stores data related to an EU citizen, the website must comply with the following:

  • Tell the user who you are, why you collect the data, and how long it will be stored.
  • Get clear consent before collecting any data
  • Let users access/delete their data
  • Let users know if data breaches occur

Here you can find the official PDF of the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation) as a neatly arranged website.

Contacting Us
If you are concerned about the privacy of your information, you may:

  • Opt-out – You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our newsletters. You may also notify me via email to be removed from our mailing list.
  • Access – You may access the personal information we have about you by emailing me.
  • Amend – You may contact us to amend or update your personal information.
  • Forget – In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request via email.

Email contribute@ukscrambles.com to contact us directly.

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