Privacy and Cookie Policy

Last updated: 30/10/2016

General
This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their 'Personally identifiable information' (PII) is being used online. PII is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.

This policy should be read in conjunction with our Terms and Conditions.

By using this website myfreepostcodelottery.com, subsequently referred to as 'We, Us or Our’, accessing the Site and/or by submitting personal data manually or in electronic form to us in connection with the Site you give your consent that all personal data that you submit will be processed by us in the manner and for the purposes described below. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

If you have any questions at all about this policy or the Site, or about how we use and process your personal information, please do not hesitate to contact us by e-mail at info@myfreepostcodelottery.com or, alternatively, in writing to MyFreePostcodeLottery, Medius House, Level 3, 2 Sheraton Street, Soho, London, W1F 8BH.

Information Collection and Use

  • We are committed to protecting the privacy of the users of our Site. We are the sole owner of the information collected on the Site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from those disclosed in this statement.
  • We collect information from you at several different points on the Site, and may collect information from other companies, such as demographic and navigation data and information and data about you available on other websites or databases.
  • By submitting your information you consent to the use of that information as set out in this policy. If we change our privacy policy we will post the changes on this page and may place notices on other pages of the Site, so that you may be aware of the information we collect and how we use it at all times. Continued use of the Site will constitute your agreement to any such changes.
  • When you submit personal information; email, postcode, etc, via the Site, such personal information is encrypted and protected with encryption software which lets your browser automatically encrypt data before you send it to us. While on a secure page the lock icon of Web browsers such as Chrome, Safari and Microsoft Internet Explorer becomes locked, as opposed to un-locked, or open, when you are just ‘surfing’.
  • The data we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination located outside of the European Economic Area ("EEA"). By providing information to the Site you expressly consent to such information being transferred or stored outside of the EEA.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and although we take all reasonable steps to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of it. Any transmission of personal data to the Site is at your own risk.

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our website?
When registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your email address and postcode or other details to help you with your experience.

When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you register on our site or enter information on our site.

How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:

  • To send you daily draw alerts
  • To send periodic emails regarding products and services.

What is a ‘Cookie’?
A cookie is a piece of information in the form of a small text file that a website transfers to an internet user's computer so that the website can remember who you are.

Cookies are used by almost all major websites. Without cookies, it would be very difficult for a website to allow a visitor to add items to a shopping basket or to remember the user's preferences or registration details for a future visit.

Websites use cookies because they save time and make the browsing experience more efficient and enjoyable.

Where we use Cookies
We use cookies on myfreepostcodelottery.com and want you to know more about how, where and why. Cookies don’t share any personal information with us; they are just a way for us to remember who you are.

Analytics
We use cookies to tell us how visitors use myfreepostcodelottery.com; where they come from and which pages they visit. We do this so that we can constantly improve the user experience and fix any problems there might be on the website.

Myfreepostcodelottery.com also uses Google Analytics to track statistics on the number of hits on the page and the user journeys. We only ever use this information to enhance your experience of using myfreepostcodelottery.com and to measure web page usage so we can make informed decisions on where we need to improve our services.

Third Party Disclosure
Google
We use Google AdSense Advertising on our website.

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on our site. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our users based on their visit to our site and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

We have implemented the following:

  • Re-marketing with Google AdSense

We along with third-party vendors, such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions, and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.

Opting out:
You can set preferences for how Google advertises using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising initiative opt out page or permanently using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.

REVIVVE
We use REVIVVE Remarketing Solutions ‘REVIVVE’ on our website.

REVIVVE enables us to send personalised emails based upon your recent browsing behaviour, it works by collecting and processing browsing data through cookies or equivalent technical identifiers. A unique identifier is stored in your browser cookie.

REVIVVE collects a hashed version of your email directly from our partners like this site. This hashed version of your email is combined with a unique identifier and stored in a separate database. At no point can REVIVVE identify you, nor derive your actual email address.

You will always be provided with an unsubscribe link within these email to opt out of this service from this site.

For further information visit revivve.com

More about cookies
If you want to find out more about cookies or if you want to know how to delete or control the cookies that are stored on your computer you can visit AboutCookies.org.

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise, transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information.

Third party links
We may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We, therefore, have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Contacting Us
If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us at: info@myfreepostcodelottery.com