Information you provide us directly:
We ask for certain information such as your name, birthdate, address, phone number and e-mail address when you register, or if you correspond with us. We may also retain any messages you send through the Service, and may collect information you provide in User Content you post to the Service. We use this information to operate, maintain, and provide to you the features and functionality of the Service.
Information we may receive from third parties:
We may receive information about you from third parties. For example, if you access our websites or Service through a third-party connection or log-in, for example, through Facebook Connect etc., that third party may pass certain information about your use of its service to sparklingstones.co.uk. This information could include, but is not limited to, the user ID associated with your account (for example, your Facebook UID), an access token necessary to access that service, any information that you have permitted the third party to share with us, and any information you have made public in connection with that service. You should always review, and if necessary, adjust your privacy settings on third-party websites and services before linking or connecting them to sparklingstones.co.uk. You may also unlink your third party account from sparklingstones.co.uk by adjusting your settings on the third party service.
We may directly collect analytics data, or use third-party analytics tools and services, to help us measure traffic and usage trends for sparklingstones.co.uk. These tools collect information sent by your browser or mobile device, including the pages you visit and other information that assists us in improving the website and service to you.
Like many other Web sites, www.sparklingstones.co.uk makes use of log files. These files merely logs visitors to the site – usually a standard procedure for hosting companies and a part of hosting services’s analytics. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. This information is used to analyse trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.
When you access sparklingstones.co.uk by or through a mobile device, we may access, collect, monitor and/or remotely store “location data,” which may include GPS coordinates (e.g. latitude and/or longitude) or similar information regarding the location of your mobile device. Location data may convey to us information about how you browse and use the Service. Some features of the Service, particularly location-based services, may not function properly if use or availability of location data is impaired or disabled.
We use the information we collect or receive, such as your email address, to communicate directly with you. We may send you emails containing newsletters, updates and recent news. If you do not want to receive such email messages, you will be given the option to opt out or change your preferences. We also use your information to send you Service-related emails (e.g., account verification, purchase and billing confirmations and reminders, changes/updates to features of the Service, technical and security notices). You may not opt out of Service-related emails.
Who can see your email address: If you enter an email address, you will enable communication from Sparkling Stones, UK and its trusted users. If you reply to users or participate in group activities such as meetups, your email address will be shared with these users.
Sharing of Your Information:
We will not rent or sell your information into third parties outside Sparkling Stones, UK.
Instances where we are required to share your information:
Keeping your information safe:
Sparkling Stones, UK cares about the security of your information, and uses commercially reasonable safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of all information collected through the Service. We take reasonable steps to protect your privacy and security. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information, and for controlling access to your email communications from sparklingstones.co.uk, at all times. However, Sparkling Stones, UK cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to sparklingstones.co.uk or guarantee that information on the Service may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed. Your privacy settings may also be affected by changes to the functionality of third party sites and services that you add to the service, such as social networks. Sparkling Stones, UK is not responsible for the functionality or security measures of any third party. You can request a copy of your data at any point, this will be delivered freely and within 14 days. You can also request the deletion of all the data we hold which is associated with you by writing to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Compromise of information:
In the event that any information under our control is compromised as a result of a breach of security, Sparkling Stones, UK will take reasonable steps to investigate the situation and where appropriate, notify those individuals whose information may have been compromised and take other steps, in accordance with any applicable laws and regulations.
Sparkling Stones, UK does not knowingly collect or solicit any information from anyone under the age of 13. The Service and its content are not directed at children under the age of 13. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If a parent or guardian believes that www.sparklingstones.co.uk has in its database the personally-identifiable information of a child under the age of 13 without their consent, please contact us immediately and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
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