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YOUR PEACE OF MIND


We are notified under the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”) and comply with the Act in all our dealings with your personal data.

By using the website you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy. As a general rule and other than via cookies no personal data (i.e. name, address, telephone number, e-mail address) is automatically collected from users of this website. However, there may be circumstances in which users voluntarily supply such personal data and in this event, any such personal data will be kept secure and confidential and will be used only for those purposes made known to users at the time the personal data is collected, or for the purposes specified in this Privacy Policy. We will also add your registered email address and personal details to our database if you register for updates from Alibis via Facebook Connect or Social Sign On. We follow strict security procedures for the storage and disclosure of personal data you have given us in order to prevent unauthorised access.

 

THE PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT


We may collect the following personal data from you:

  • your name, email address and other contact details you provide from time to time;
  • your payment information, such as credit and debit card details;
  • details around your use of the website (see the sections below headed “Third Party Cookies” and “Cookies”); and
  • any other information that you provide when filling in forms, posting information on the website and/or the forums or when you contact us.

We may also appoint third parties to collect and process personal data on our behalf for certain purposes such as targeted advertising and enabling single sign on functionality and social network integration.

 

OUR USE OF PERSONAL DATA


The personal data collected is used to:

  • provide users with information on Alibis
  • to customise the user’s online experience and to improve the content of the website;
  • for internal review of the web pages visited by the user;
  • to track the progress and number of entries in promotions and contests;
  • to track the number of users of the website and where appropriate, the products purchased through the website; and
  • to provide users with information about produces or services that we, or carefully selected third parties, believe will be of interest to users (please see the sections directly headed “Sharing Personal Data” and “Direct Marketing”).

 

KEEPING AND MAINTAINING PERSONAL DATA


How long we keep your personal data depends on the context in which you provide it and the purposes for which we use it, but we will only ever retain your personal data for as long as is necessary for these purposes. Specifically:

  • we will keep your personal data for as long as is necessary to provide you with products and/or services that you have requested or purchased;
  • we will keep your contact information for marketing purposes for as long as we have your consent for: (i) us to send you marketing information about our products and services by you not opting-out of receiving this marketing information; and/or (ii) third parties to provide you with information about products or services that may be of interest to you by you opting-in to receiving this marketing information;
  • we will keep records of any transactions for up to six years so we can respond to any complaints or disputes that arise during this time; and
  • we will keep other information about you if it is necessary for us to do so and for us to comply with law or to protect or own, or other persons’, interests.

 

SHARING PERSONAL DATA


Sometimes we will share your personal data with third parties and we may do this for the following reasons:

  • to provide you with a service and/or product, but your personal data will only be used to provide you with this service and/or product;
  • to provide you with information about promotions and offers if you have given your consent to receive these communications in accordance with the section headed “Direct Marketing”;
  • where it is necessary to comply with law or to protect our or another person’s rights, property or safety (including to prevent fraud and to reduce payment risk – see the section headed “Financial”); and/or
  • in the event that we sell or buy any business or assets.

 

TRANSFER OF PERSONAL DATA OVERSEAS


Generally we store and process your personal data within the United Kingdom, but sometimes we may transfer your personal data to a jurisdiction outside of the European Economic Area and your personal data will then be processed in these jurisdictions. Certain approved third parties appointed by us to collect and process personal data on our behalf may transfer personal data outside of the European Economic Area for the purposes of processing personal data where their servers are located outside of the European Economic Area. Please note that privacy laws in these other jurisdictions may not provide the same level of protection as those within the European Economic Area. By using this website you agree to this processing and transfer of personal data outside of the European Economic Area. We will take all steps that are reasonably necessary to ensure that your personal data is treated securely and is used in accordance with this Privacy Policy even when your personal data is transferred to, and processed in, a jurisdiction outside of the European Economic Area and no matter where your personal data is processed, this Privacy Policy will remain in effect. We shall take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that any third parties who transfer personal data outside of the European Economic Area as described above shall have the appropriate protections in place to satisfy the requirements of the Data Protection Act.

 

DIRECT MARKETING


Where users have signed up and not opted out from receiving information and promotions from us, the personal data may also be used to notify users of future Alibis releases and related products and services which may be of interest to users. You hereby give us your consent to receive marketing information from us for these purposes by choosing not to opt-out on the registration form.

If at any time you wish to stop receiving information you can opt out or reply to the e-mail address at the bottom of each e-mail you receive from us. You can also opt out of any SMS communications you receive from us.

We may market third party products or services ourselves that are expressly connected with the relevant artist, such as ring-tones. We may also, occasionally include advertising for third party products or services on the website, or in newsletters or other artist mailings you receive from us.

You give us your consent to receiving marketing information from third parties about their products and services by choosing to opt-in on the registration form. We do not pass your details to third parties for the purposes of allowing them to market their products or service to you, UNLESS you have ticked the third party box on our registration forms giving us permission to do so.

You give us your consent to receiving marketing information from our group companies.

Please note that the opt-ins and opt-outs on this website cover all means of us communicating with you, including by email, post, phone SMS text message and other electronic means.

When you choose to opt-in or opt-out through this website, this opt-in or opt-out will only apply to the personal data stored about you on this website’s databases. If you have provided personal data to one of our group companies through another channel, the use of that personal data will not be affected by the opt-ins or opt-outs that you select on this website.

If you register for artist update via SMS to 82665 you will be registered for email and mobile updates. Please note this is a UK Only service. Texts are completely FREE to you with the exception of the initial registration text which will cost your standard network charge. To stop receiving text messages in the future all you have to do is text STOP [KEYWORD] to 82665 – the relevant keyword will have been given to you at initial registration and on any subsequent text messages. To stop receiving emails just click on Opt-Out link on any of the emails you receive from us.

 

USE BY CHILDREN


If you are under the age of 16 you should obtain the consent of your parents or legal guardians for submitting any personal data to this website.

Children under the age of 13 should not submit any personal data without the written consent of their parents or legal guardian. You and your parents or legal guardians should also read the Safe Surfing Guide.

 

GOOGLE ANALYTICS


Google Analytics uses cookies to define user sessions, as well as to provide a number of key features in the Google Analytics reports. Please click herefor information about how Google Analytics uses cookies and details of what cookies are set by Google.

We may use Google Analytics for the following purposes:

Remarketing: (showing our ads on third party websites). We and third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to inform, optimise and serve ads based on someone’s past visits to our website.

Google Display Network Impression Reporting: We and third-party vendors, use cookies to report how our ad impressions, other uses of ad services and interactions with these ad impressions and ad services are related to visits to our site.

Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting: We use data from Google’s Interest-based advertising or 3rd-party audience data (such as age, gender and interests) with Google Analytics to inform our marketing strategy.

Visitors can opt out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customise Google Display Network ads using Google’s Ad Settings page.

Visitors can opt out of Google Analytics using this link.

For more information on our cookies, please visit our cookies page.

 

HOW WE USE AND WHEN WE SHARE BROAD DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION


We may use, and may transfer to others to use, broad demographic information that may include data from your activity at the website, but not personal data. For example, we use broad demographic information to tailor the site to the interests of our visitors, and we may share it with advertisers and other third parties so that they can tailor their advertisements and communications to the appropriate audience. We reserve the right to use such broad demographic information, and to allow others to make use of it, without limitation or restriction, and without further notice to you, in our sole and absolute discretion and is the sole and absolute discretion of those with whom we share such information.

 

SECURITY


Whenever we obtain your personal data we take reasonable precautions to protect it from unauthorised access or disclosure, but we cannot act as insurers of the security of your personal data transmitted over the internet. Accordingly, we assume no liability for any disclosure of data due to errors in transmission, unauthorised third party access or other acts of third parties, or acts or missions beyond our reasonable control.

 

DISCLOSURE


If you are a member of Alibid community you should note that when you complete your member profile this information can be viewed by other members. Accordingly, you should not provide any information in your member profile that you do not wish to share with third parties and you should have no privacy expectations with respect to the information contained within it. You should be aware that if you voluntarily disclose information online in a public accessible area, such as in your member profile, a message board or chat room, that information may be collected an used by others. We do not control the actions of our visitors. If you disclose personal data in your member profile message board or any other public accessible place on the internet you do so at your own risk and should understand that your submitted information may be collected and used by others to send you unsolicited messages, advertisements, or for other purposes. Please remember the protection of your privacy begins with you. You are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of any password you use to register, and you should always be careful and responsible whenever disclosing information online.

 

GENERAL


We may make changes to this privacy policy from time to time but will not change the way we use your personal data provided previously without your consent.

If any provision of this Privacy Policy is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck out and the remaining provisions shall be enforced. Our failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others does not waive its right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches.

This Privacy Policy is governed in all respects by the laws of England and Wales. Legal proceedings related to the matters set out in the Privacy Policy shall be brought in and adjudicated solely in the courts of England and Wales.

Personal data collected via this website is controlled by:

Vice-Versa
364-366 Kensington High Street,
London,
W14 8NS.