and data gathered, on the companies4u.com and companies4u.co.uk websites, and all email communications between Wincham Accountants Limited (collectively, the "Site").
Each time you visit the Site or provide us with information, by doing so you are accepting the practices described in this privacy
policy at that time.
Your IP address and demographic information
Like most websites, each time you visit the Site, we may automatically collect your IP address and other broad demographic information.
In order to administer and optimize the Site for you and to diagnose problems with our Site, we use your IP address to help identify
you specifically in some cases and to gather broad demographic information about you.
you choose, to save other personal and financial information so you do not have to re-enter it each time you visit the Site.
Third party advertisers and partners on the Site may also place or read cookies on your browser. If you wish to disable these cookies,
the "help" portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how. However, if you set your browser to disable cookies, you may
not be able to access certain areas on the Site and may have a restricted experience. We strongly recommend you allow cookies.
Information We Collect From You
In order to operate the Site and to provide you with information about products or services that may be of interest to you, we
may collect "personal information" (i.e. information that could be used to contact you directly (without using the Site)
such as full name, postal address, phone number or email address), "financial information" (i.e. credit card numbers or passwords)
or "demographic information" (i.e. information that you submit, or that we collect, that is neither personal information nor
financial information; this may include, but is not limited to, post/zip code, postal code, home town, gender, username, age/birth date,
purchase history information, browsing history information, searching history information, registration history information, and
the content of communications between you and the Site.
Information Other Websites Collect From You
On the Site, we may place links to other Websites operated by other parties. Some of these other Websites contain our brand
names and trademarks and other intellectual property that we own; others do not. When you click on these links and visit
these other Websites, regardless of whether or not they contain our brand names, trademarks and other intellectual property,
you need to be aware that we do not control these other Websites or these other Websites’ business practices, and that this
kinds of information about you, and may use and disclose that information in different ways than we would if it were collected on
the Site. We encourage you to review their privacy policies and remind you that we will not be responsible for their actions.
How We Use Personal Information
We use your email address and your other personal information to help us efficiently operate the Site, to contact you in connection
with transactions and other activities on the Site (including, but not limited to, confirmation emails or important news that could
affect your relationship with Companies4U). These types of communications, are known as "Operational Communications." In some cases,
Operational Communications may also contain commercial messages, such as banner ads and special offers.
We also use personal information to send you newsletters, information, offers and other promotional materials for Companies4U or third
parties’ goods or services. These types of communications are known as “Marketing Communications”. We attempt to send you offers
that are of value and relevance to you, such as discounts, exclusive offers or special event information. By registering and/or
transacting with the site, you are opting in to recieve these kinds of communications.
To operate the Site, including processing your transactions and supporting your activities on the Site, we may share your
personal information with our agents, representatives, contractors and service providers so they can provide us with support
services such as authorization of credit card transactions, email origination, receipt or support services, customer relationship
management services, order fulfilment and sweepstakes/competitions and promotional fulfilment. We require these entities not to
use your information for any other purpose.
By purchasing, registering, making reservations for, products or services offered or sponsored by third parties on the Site, or
electing to receive communications (such as emails, magazine subscriptions or off-line communication) or electing to participate
in competitions, sweepstakes or other programs (such as discount or rewards programs), offered or sponsored by third parties on
the Site, you consent to our providing your personal information to those third parties. Those third parties may use your personal
information in accordance with their own privacy policies. You will need to contact those third parties to instruct them directly
regarding your preferences for the use of your personal information by them. Additionally, you agree that we may use and disclose
all such information so submitted to such third parties in the same manner in which we are entitled to use and disclose any
other information you submit to us.
In some cases, we may enter into a relationship with another company in which we prominently display their brand name or
trademarks on pages of the Site and even re-brand entirely pages of the Site. These pages are known as "Partner Pages” or “Partner Page"
and these companies are known as “Partner Companies” or Partner Company”. If the page on which you submit information is a
Partner Page, or was accessed by clicking on a link on a Partner Page, then we may share your personal information with the
associated Partner Company. Partner Companies may use your personal information in accordance with their own privacy policies.
You will need to contact Partner Companies to instruct them directly regarding your preferences for the use of your personal
information by them. Additionally, you agree that we may use and disclose all such information so submitted to such Partner
Companies in the same manner in which we are entitled to use and disclose any other information you submit to us. Some Partner
Pages may contain an action tag (also known as a Web Beacon or a 1 pixel .gif file) that a third party, such as the advertising
company Double Click, Inc, may use to read cookies that it, or its clients, may have placed on your browser at other (non Companies4U)
web sites before your visit to the Site. This technology is used to measure the effectiveness of advertisements on such other Websites
that promote Partner Pages. Further, Double Click, Inc, or such other third parties, may use the information collected through this
technology to learn more about your visits to this Site and other Websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and
services of interest to you.
Any third party with whom we are allowed to share your personal information is authorized to use your personal information in
accordance with our contractual arrangements with such third parties and in accordance with their own privacy policies, over
which we have no control, and you agree that we are not responsible or liable for any of their actions or omissions. Those who
contact you will need to be instructed directly by you regarding your preferences for the use of your personal information by them.
Our Security Precautions
The Site has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.
Where appropriate and used our secure server software is the industry standard and among the best software available today for
secure commerce transactions and Site protection. We encrypt all of your personal and financial information as it travels over the
Internet and we store your financial information on our servers in encrypted form. Your information may be transferred to and
maintained on computer networks which may be located outside of the state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction
in which you reside, and the country or jurisdiction in which these computer networks are located may not have privacy laws as
protective as the laws in your country or jurisdiction.
The Site is also protected against unauthorised access using the latest security hardware, software, devices and 'firewalls'.
If at any point we decide to use particular personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time
it was collected, we will notify users by way of an email or by providing 14 days notice on the Site. Please note that we will
gathered on or after the date of the change.
can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also send us postal email to: Privacy Officer, Legal Department,
Wincham House, Greenfield Farm Trading Estate, Congleton, Cheshire. CW12 4TR.