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Privacy Notice

Discountagent ("we", "our", "us") is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We are the information controller for the needs of the united kingdom General Data Protection Regulation ("UK GDPR") and therefore the EU General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") are often contacted here with the words "FAO: the Legal Department" at the beginning of the message or via the contact details at the tip of this notice. Additionally, our data protection officer ("DPO") may be contacted at [email protected]

This notice sets out the premise on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you just provide to us, are going to be processed by us. Please read the subsequent carefully to grasp our views and practices regarding your personal data and the way we'll treat it.

What personal data can we collect

We may collect and process the subsequent types and categories of non-public data about you:

  • Contact information: name, postal address, email address, telephone numbers, username, and associated correspondence between us.
  • Demographic information: birth date, age, student status, and associated information (such as your university), gender, code, NHS employee status, and photos.
  • Other identification information: information about your computer or mobile device, including your device identifier or another unique identifier (e.g. Android advertising ID or Apple IDFA), IP address, OS model, network, renewal date, and browser type.
  • Preferences & Interests information: the kinds of offers and retailers/brands that interest you, information collected from social media interactions (such as via Facebook Connect).
  • Transactional information: Details of your visits to and use of our site https://discountagent.co.uk (the "Website") or our mobile application (the "App") or our browser extension (the "Browser Extension") or emails that we send you (the "Emails"), including the offers you view and use, rewards you redeem, including receipts and other data you submit as a part of the reward, traffic data, and other communication data, the resources that you simply access, the transactions you create.
  • Location information: includes information referring to the latitude and longitude of your device and also the time and date the placement information was recorded, your location relative to nearby retailers/brands or your presence within a geofence.
  • In respect of the Browser Extension only, the positioning you're visiting when the Browser Extension is activated.
  • We don't collect any special categories of non-public data about you (this includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political affairs, organization membership, information about your health, and genetic and biometric data). Nor will we collect any information about criminal convictions and offenses.

The Website, App, and Browser Extension don't seem to be intended for kids and that we don't knowingly collect personal data regarding children.

How we collect personal data

We collect information about you within the following ways:

  • Directly from you by email, phone, the web site, App, Browser Extension, or otherwise: - If you submit forms and upload some documents on the web site, App, or Browser Extension. - If you share a code or other promotion. - If you contact us for any reason. - If you enter one amongst our competitions. - If you complete our surveys. - If you otherwise interact with our services.
  • Automatically as you interact with the web site, App, Browser Extension, and Emails by using cookies, tags, and similar automatic data collection technologies. You’ll be able to read more about our use of cookies here and your choices in respect of them below within the "Your rights and choices" section.
  • Automatically from location data transmitted by your mobile device. Please note mobile apps may collect this kind of data even after they aren't open. Please see the "Your rights and choices" section on how you'll be able to limit or prevent the placement information we may collect.
  • From third parties: some content or applications, including advertisements, on the web site, App, Browser Extension, and Emails are served by third parties, including advertisers, ad networks and servers, content providers, and application providers. These third parties can also use cookies or similar technologies to gather information about you after you use our Website, App, Browser Extension, and Emails. They will associate the knowledge collected along with your personal data or they will collect information, including personal data, about your online activities over time and across different websites or other online services. We don't control how these third-party tracking technologies operate or how they'll use the collected data. We also collect some data about you from third parties including other companies who have obtained your permission to share data with us, like companies whose websites you've got browsed or have bought products or services from. you'll be able to examine your choices in respect of those, including how you'll opt-out of receiving targeted advertising from many providers below within the "Your rights and choices" section.

How we use personal data

We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Most typically, we are going to use your personal data within the following circumstances:

  • Where it's necessary for our legitimate interests in conducting and managing our business including to enable us to supply you with best service and skill. We confirm we consider and balance any potential impact on you (both positive and negative) and your rights before we process your personal data for our legitimate interests. You’ll be able to obtain further information about how we assess our legitimate interests against any potential impact on you in respect of specific activities by contacting us using the small print below.
  • Where we'd like to perform the contract we are on the brink of enter into or have entered into with you.
  • Where we want to suits a legal or regulatory obligation.

Generally, we don't depend upon consent as a legal basis for processing your personal data aside from after we require your ID to verify whether you're a student or an NHS employee, or in reference to sending marketing communications to you via email or push notification, the utilization of cookies and similar technologies and access to your device's location details. You have got the proper to withdraw consent to marketing email at any time as kicked off within the "Direct mailings, push notifications and unsubscribing" section below and for the withdrawal of other consent please see the "Your Rights and Choices" section below.

We use information held about you within the following ways:

  • To ensure that content from our service is presented within the simplest manner for you and your device.
  • To provide you with information, products, or services that you simply request from us or which we feel may interest you.
  • To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
  • To allow you to participate in competitions, surveys, and interactive features of our service.
  • To notify you about changes to our service.
  • To report aggregate information to our business users. This can be statistical data about our users' actions and patterns.
  • To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
  • To store information about your preferences, and then allow us to customize our service in step with your individual interests.
  • To recognize you after you return to our Website, App, or Browser Extension.
  • To gain understanding and insights about the character of our audience and the way they interact with our products and services, including A/B testing.
  • To detect and stop potentially fraudulent or other activity in breach of our terms and conditions.
  • To log in once you have received and/or left a location (for example, a outlet, a street, or an airport).
  • To provide location-based services to you (for example, providing offers for retailers/brands nearby or other promotions relevant to your location).
  • To verify whether you're a student or an NHS employee and, if so, provide you with access to exclusive student or NHS employee content.

Third parties collecting your data through cookies or other similar technologies noted above may use the data to produce you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content.

Disclosure of non-public data

We may share your personal data with the third parties taken off below for the needs started during this privacy notice:

  • Merchants who we promote on the web site, App or Browser Extension.
  • Affiliate networks to trace sales originating from our service.
  • Professional advisers acting as processors including lawyers, bankers, auditors and insurers who provide consultancy, banking, legal, insurance and accounting services.
  • HM Revenue & Customs, regulators and other authorities acting as processors who require reporting of processing activities in certain circumstances.
  • Third parties to whom we may prefer to sell, transfer, or merge parts of our business or our assets. Alternatively, we may seek to amass other businesses or merge with them. If a change happens to our business, then the new owners may use your personal data within the same way as began during this privacy notice.

We require all third parties to respect the protection of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law. We don't allow our third party service providers to use your personal data for his or her own purposes and only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.

When personal data is transferred outside the UK/EEA

Some of the third parties and group entities come into being above to whom we may transfer your personal data are located outside the United Kingdom (UK) or European Economic Area ("EEA"). These are generally within the U.S... Consequently, the non-public data that we collect from you will be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the United Kingdom or EEA.

Automated decisions

We don't use your personal data for creating any automated decisions that might have a big impact on you.

How long personal data is kept

We routinely delete personal data in respect of users who haven't interacted with the web site, App, Browser Extension or Emails for over 30 months and site data after 2 months from creation. We delete such data at the following routine deletion following the relevant period, which can be within 90 days. Any photos that we required for verification purposes are deleted no quite 7 days after verification.

The following data are going to be kept for the subsequent purposes:

  • Details of your consent to our processing and of your exercising of any privacy rights (including any deletion request) for privacy law compliance, and
  • Details of any financial transaction between us (for example, in respect of the payment of Rewards) for our legal accounting obligations. We are going to keep under review the continued appropriateness of the retention of those records.

We don't use your personal data for creating any automated decisions that might have a big impact on you.

Your rights and choices

You have the proper to: