Privacy & Cookies Policies

The Marketing People LTD ('We') are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This privacy policy sets out the basis on how we process and protect any information that you give, or we collect, when you use this website. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is The Marketing People LTD of 3 Newlands Court, Attwood Road, Burntwood, Staffordshire WS7 3GF.

Our nominated representative for the purpose of the Act is David Mitchell, managing director.

When you use this website, you can provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, for example when completing contact forms on www.themarketingpeople.com (our site), subscribing to our blog or commenting on blog posts, requesting further services or by participating in surveys. You can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page periodically to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

What we collect

We may collect the following information about you:

  • Name
  • Contact information including email address
  • Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • Additional information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
  • If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence
  • Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access.

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping
  • To ensure content on our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer
  • To allow you to participate in the interactive features of our site and service, when you choose to do so.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information, which we think you may find interesting using the email address, which you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
  • To notify you about any changes to our service.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Access to information

The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information, which you provide whilst visiting such sites and this privacy statement does not govern such sites. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page. You are invited to check back periodically to review.

Contact

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to 3 Newlands Court, Attwood Road, Burntwood, Staffordshire WS7 3GF.

Cookies Policy

Our values mean it is important to us that we are open about our use of cookies on www.themarketingpeople.com

Cookies Introduction

In accordance with the EU law on Cookies we are committed to cookie compliance and provide the following advice to enable you to manage the use of cookies.

This website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that contain information sent from a web server, and then stored by your web browser on your computer's hard drive or mobile device and used when you browse our website or access our free blog content. They enable our site to identify your web browser but do not contain personal information such as your name or other personal details.

They help us to improve our site and deliver a better experience for our users. Some of the cookies that we use are essential for the site to operate.

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personal identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass data to advertising networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • Pay sales commissions

Our Cookies help:

  • Effectively administer our website
  • Improve the user experience
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Improve the security/speed of the site
  • Aggregate information about the usage and effectiveness of our site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks

You can learn more about all the cookies we use below.

Allowing us to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, as your consent to accept our use of cookies. Should you not consent then we provide information on how to remove cookies below, however doing so will likely mean that you may not be able to access all, or parts of our site.

We use traffic log cookies on our website and blog to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website to be more user friendly. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Our own cookies

We use cookies to make our website work in the following ways, and all are used to improve the user experience:

  • Allowing you to add comments to our site
  • Contact form validation to prevent spam emails being sent
  • Tracking anonymous visits to website for statistical purposes

Social website cookies

These are used to help you 'share' or 'like' content on our website on various social media websites, as we have added sharing buttons on our site.

Turning Cookies Off

Most modern browsers allow you to control your cookie settings. You can disable them completely by editing your browser settings, however in doing this you may be limiting the functionality that is displayed on our website and also a large population of websites on the Internet that use cookies to serve their content.

To learn how to disable cookies on browsers please click here. http://support.google.com/accounts/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=61416

If you are concerned about cookies tracking your movements on the Internet then you may be concerned about spyware. Spyware is the name given to a particular band of cookies that track personal information about you. There are many antispyware programs that you can use to prevent this from happening. Learn more about antispyware software - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spyware

Cookie Check

Our website uses a cookie to display our "Cookie Notice" at the top of the page. In order for us to remember that a user has agreed and wishes to close that notice we store an anonymous cookie that removes that notice for a period of 7 days. If you do not wish this cookie to be stored then you can choose not to close the notice.

Contact Forms (Captcha)

Our website uses a session cookie to provide users with a contact form validation service known as captcha. This cookie does not store any personal information about you and is only used to check the captcha form field to verify that a human being has entered the information.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics uses cookies to generate anonymous statistical and other information about website use. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information. Google's privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html

Google Maps

We use Google Maps to give users the opportunity of visiting our business location. Google Maps only uses cookies to enable you to use the functionality of their map software. No personal information is stored on our website through the use of Google Maps.

Happy to Accept?

Please accept via the on screen Cookie Policy Option.

Cookie Type Duration Description
comment_author WordPress   When visitors comment on the blog, they too get cookies stored on their computer. This is purely a convenience, so that the visitor won't need to re-type all their information again when they want to leave another comment.
comment_author_email WordPress   When visitors comment on the blog, they too get cookies stored on their computer. This is purely a convenience, so that the visitor won't need to re-type all their information again when they want to leave another comment.
Comment_author_url WordPress   When visitors comment on the blog, they too get cookies stored on their computer. This is purely a convenience, so that the visitor won't need to re-type all their information again when they want to leave another comment.
_utma Google Analytics   A Google Analytics cookie, which keeps track of the number of times, a visitor has been to the site, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred.
_utmb Google Analytics   A Google Analytics cookie, which creates a timestamp of the exact moment when a visitor enters a site.
_utmc Google Analytics   A Google Analytics cookie, which creates a timestamp of the exact moment when a visitor leaves the site
_utmv Google Analytics   Used for reporting in Google Analytics classifying the visitor.

Is Your Website Absolutely Compliant?

Feel free to contact us and ensure you have a quick and effective solution in place.