Accessibility & Privacy Notice
We try to make every effort to ensure that the information available on our web site is accessible to all. If you use special adaptive equipment to access the Web and encounter problems when using our site, please let us know. Write to us via our Contact page and we will provide the information to you in an alternate format. It would be helpful if you can be as specific as possible when describing the information you seek. If you prefer to call, visit our Contact page for the up to date telephone numbers.
Ways With Words Ltd is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. The following policies are only in effect for the Web pages, newsletters, discussion lists and opt-in announcement lists owned and operated by Ways With Words Ltd.
What Personally Identifiable Information Does Ways With Words Ltd Collect from Users?
Members purchasing goods or services on the site are required to provide certain personal details including address, contact telephone numbers and e-mail addresses. These details are necessary for Ways With Words Ltd to contact the user in order to fulfil requests and perform transactions with third party service providers. Ways With Words Ltd DOES NOT store any credit card or banking details on the website.
Ways With Words Ltd also logs the IP (Internet Protocol) addresses, or location of the user’s computer on the Internet. When a visitor requests a page from the website, our webservers automatically log the visitor’s domain name and IP address. The IP address reveals nothing personal about the user, and as such, the user remains anonymous to Ways With Words Ltd. Ways With Words Ltd can, and will, use IP addresses in conjunction with other information available to it to identify a user when we feel that it is necessary to enforce compliance with our Terms and Conditions, or to protect our service, site or customers.
Cookies may also used to deliver personalized content to users by storing the user’s preferences. Sensitive information like passwords and credit card details are not stored on cookies placed on the user’s system by the Ways With Words Ltd website.
How Does Ways With Words Ltd Use Personally Identifiable Information?
The information that Ways With Words Ltd collects from users is used in several different ways:
Ways With Words Ltd will use personally identifiable information to contact users in order to complete commercial transactions or to respond to requests. Ways With Words Ltd will pass certain personally identifiable information on third party suppliers if it is necessary to complete a commercial transaction or a request. Ways With Words Ltd will, however, endeavour to only pass on the minimum information necessary to complete the commercial transaction or request.
Ways With Words Ltd uses personally identifiable information to perform market research based on the demographic profiles of users. These demographic profiles are used for marketing research, targeted advertising and notification of special promotions.Ways With Words Ltd endeavours to ensure that targeted advertising is tailored to the individual based on the user’s demographic profile. Ways With Words Ltd will, however, not pass on any personally identifiable information to advertisers.
Ways With Words Ltd also uses personally identifiable information to deliver customisable content to the user. This is done in order to provide the user with a more personalized experience on the Ways With Words Ltd website. By knowing more about our customer, Ways With Words Ltd can deliver a better service to the customer.
Ways With Words Ltd uses information gathered on web traffic statistics for internal monitoring and traffic auditing. This information is only examined in aggregate. Any web traffic information passed onto third parties is also only presented in aggregate, and not linked to individual users.
Ways With Words Ltd may use personally identifiable information (e-mail addresses and/or telephone numbers) to send users announcements. This information is also used to send regular newsletters to users.
Ways With Words Ltd may request users to supply personally identifiable information as part of a promotion, competition or survey. This information is used to contact winners and administer the promotion and/or competition. Information gathered from surveys is used by Ways With Words Ltd to continually improve and upgrade our service offering and website. Any personally identifiable information collected from surveys, promotions or competitions is, however, not passed onto any third parties.
Third Party Suppliers and Service Providers
Ways With Words Ltd may pass certain personally identifiable information on to third party suppliers in order for a transaction or request to be completed. Ways With Words Ltd will, however, only pass on the minimum personally identifiable information needed to complete the request or transaction, and only with the user’s explicit permission to do so.
Statistics and Adverts
Ways With Words Ltd may supply statistics to advertisers and/or third party suppliers. This information is only supplied in aggregated form, and as such, cannot be linked to individual users.
Ways With Words Ltd will disclose personally identifiable information when required by the law or in the good-faith belief that such an action is necessary to:
– Conform to the edicts of the law or comply with a legal process served on Ways With Words Ltd
– Protect or defend the rights or property of the Ways With Words Ltd network of sites, or visitors to the Ways With Words Ltd website.
– Identify persons who may be violating the law, the legal notice or the rights of third parties.
– Cooperate with the investigations of purported unlawful activities.
Links to Other Sites
Ways With Words Ltd website contains links to other sites. These sites are beyond Ways With Words Ltd’s control and the user is subject to the individual privacy policies of these sites. Whilst Ways With Words Ltd strives to protect personally identifiable information collected from users of the site, we cannot guarantee the security of private information disclosed online to linked sites.
Ways With Words Ltd exercises every precaution to ensure the security of data transmissions from the user’s PC to our servers and stored information. Where sensitive information like credit card details or financial information is transmitted, it is done so using 128-bit SSL encryption. Access to stored information is password protected and every attempt will be made to ensure that these passwords are only known to Ways With Words Ltd personnel and trusted third parties (website developers and the Internet Service Provider) who are authorised by Ways With Words Ltd to access this information.
Unfortunately, no data transmission or stored information is 100% secure. Thus, whilst Ways With Words Ltd strives to protect users’ information as far as possible, Ways With Words Ltd cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that the user transmits to us.
Opt-In and Opt-Out Choices for the User
Users may select whether they wish to receive e-mail notification of specials, promotions or newsletters on registration with the Ways With Words Ltd website. In instances where a user can opt-in or opt-out from receiving e-mail notification of specials, promotions or newsletters, the default WILL BE OPT-IN.
Users who do not wish to continue to receive regular newsletters or e-mail will be able to opt out from receiving further correspondence.