dotWriter™ ("We" "dotWriter™") are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This policy (together with our Acceptable Use Policy and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. 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 and EU Directive, the data controller is dotWriter™. Information we may collect from you
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual. Cookies.
We use information held about you in the following ways:
We may also use your data to provide you with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you and we or they may contact you about these by email. If you are an existing customer, we will only contact you by electronic means (e-mail) with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale to you. If you are a new customer we will contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this. If you do not want us to use your data in this way please tick the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect the relevant data. Disclosure of your information
We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in The European Company: Societas Europaea (SE).
This clause 5 only applies if you are a consumer.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
Where the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR, applies, you have rights in relation to the personal information we hold about you.
If you are a resident of the European Union (EU), when we process your personal data, we will only do so under the following circumstances:
You have the right to require us to correct any personal information held about you that is inaccurate and have incomplete data completed. Where you request correction, please explain in detail why you believe the personal information we hold about you to be inaccurate or incomplete so that we can assess whether a correction is needed.
Where you have provided your consent to us in processing your personal data, you can withdraw your consent at any time and you have the right to opt-out of marketing communications that we send you. Please click the "Unsubscribe" button or turn off the email notification settings in your account.
You may request that we erase the personal information we hold about you by contacting us. However, do remember, that even if you delete your account, we may retain information in order to comply with laws, resolve disputes, prevent fraud etc, the same will be communicated to you.
If you have a concern about our processing of personal data that we are not able to resolve, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the data privacy authority where you reside in the EU.
Effective: December 2014
Updated: May 2018