Privacy and cookies policy

1. Incorporation of Privacy Policy

1.1 Carousel Marketing and its associated companies (‘Carousel Marketing’) are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected and Carousel Marketing is compliant with the Data Protection Act 1998. This privacy policy (‘Privacy Policy’) explains how Carousel Marketing uses the information Carousel Marketing collects about you and the procedures that Carousel Marketing has in place to safeguard your privacy.

1.2 By using Carousel Marketing’s website http://www.carouselmarketing.com (‘Website’), you consent to Carousel Marketing using the information Carousel Marketing collects about you. If you do not agree with the terms and conditions set out in this Privacy Policy, do not continue to use the Website.

1.3 For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998, the data controller is Carousel Marketing.

2. The information Carousel Marketing collects and how Carousel Marketing uses it

2.1 When you visit the Website, register with the Website for updates, request brochures offered on the Website, Carousel Marketing may collect information including your name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, brochures obtained and such other relevant information which Carousel Marketing deems necessary to provide you with the brochures and provide maintenance and support services. Where necessary, the information collected is transmitted in a secure manner to third parties to assist Carousel Marketing to provide you with the brochures requested by you and to maintain the support services of Carousel Marketing.

2.2 Subject to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy, Carousel Marketing protects all personal data from being disclosed to any third parties except when required by law. In addition, Carousel Marketing may use your information to assist in the prevention of unlawful activities e.g. intellectual property infringement or activities which threaten Carousel Marketing’s Website or is adverse to your or Carousel Marketing’s interest.

2.3 Carousel Marketing may also use aggregate information and statistics, (but, which will not contain your identifying information) for the purposes of monitoring your usage of the Website in order to help Carousel Marketing develop the Website and the services offered by Carousel Marketing. Carousel Marketing may provide such aggregate information to third parties.

2.4 Carousel Marketing may collect information which is based upon your behaviour and navigation on the Website. This information allows Carousel Marketing to carry out internal research on the users’ interest, demographics and behaviour so that Carousel Marketing can better understand, and in turn provide better information, products and services to you and other customers or members.

2.5 Carousel Marketing may also wish to provide you with information about special features featured on the Website or any other service or products Carousel Marketing thinks may be of interest to you.

2.6 If you do not wish Carousel Marketing to send you any information set out in Clauses 2.3 to 2.5 above, please send an e-mail to solutions@carouselmarketing.com.

2.7 Subject to the other provisions of this Privacy Policy and such other provisions specified on the Website, Carousel Marketing will not provide your information to other companies or organisations without your consent.

3. Use of cookies and other information gathering technologies

3.1 Carousel Marketing uses ‘cookies’ and other technologies to collect information on site to assist Carousel Marketing in monitoring Carousel Marketing’s web page flow, promotional effectiveness as well as to promote trust and safety.

3.2 Certain features on the Website are only available if you enable the cookie. Carousel Marketing also uses a cookie to assist it to provide information which is relevant to your interest.

3.3 You are free to decline Carousel Marketing's cookies although that may impair certain features on the Website.

3.4 You can delete any cookies from your computer – refer to your internet browser’s help files.

3.5 Carousel Marketing may also track certain information through the use of JavaScript code and third party web site analytics providers.

3.6 More detailed information on why we use cookies, the cookies set by this website and third-party cookies is provided below:

Why we use cookies

Cookies are small text files stored on your computer while you are visiting a website. We use cookies to:

  • Make our websites work as you would expect
  • Offer you the best browsing experience
  • Provide us with anonymous aggregated information about how users interact with our website
  • Remember any preferences and settings you select when you visit our website again

In no other context do we use cookies to collect information that identifies you personally. Most of the cookies we set are automatically deleted from your computer when you leave our website, or shortly afterwards.

Complete information about the cookies we may set on your browser appears below.

Cookies set by this website

Cookie name Purpose Expiry
bri26296 This cookie maintains the session and is used internally by the website to display the correct pages. It does not log any personal information about you. When you close your browser.

Third-party cookies

We use a third-party service, Google Analytics, to add value and convenience to your experience of our website. Google Analytics sets several cookies on your browser. These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use the website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.

Service Cookie name Expiry
Google Analtyics utma 2 years
Google Analtyics utmb After 30 minutes of inactivity
Google Analtyics utmc When you close your browser
Google Analtyics utmz 6 months

We do not control the use of these third-party cookies, and you should check Google’s privacy policy if you have concerns. Further information and how to opt-out can be found on Google's website.

4. Protecting your information

4.1 The internet is not a secure medium. However, Carousel Marketing has put in place various security procedures and strict policy rules to safeguard and protect your information from unauthorised and unlawful access and use. These security procedures and policies which are of the highest standards are continuously improved.

4.2 Notwithstanding the above, it should be appreciated that no system is entirely fool-proof and you should be careful when you reveal any confidential information to any third party.

5. Disclosure of your information

5.1 If Carousel Marketing and/or part of its business is sold or integrated with another business, your details may be disclosed to Carousel Marketing’s advisers and any prospective purchasers and their advisers and will be passed on to the new owners of Carousel Marketing.

5.2 Carousel Marketing reserves the right to disclose your data (and you consent to such disclosure) if Carousel Marketing is under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply Carousel Marketing’s Terms and Conditions and/or this Privacy Policy, and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Carousel Marketing, Carousel Marketing’s customers or members. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

6. Updating your details

6.1 If any of the information that you have provided to Carousel Marketing changes, for example if you change your e-mail address, name or contact details or if you wish to cancel your membership as a registered user, please contact Carousel Marketing by sending an e-mail to solutions@carouselmarketing.com.

7. Other Terms

7.1 Owing to the global nature of the Internet infrastructure, the information you provide may be transferred in transit to countries outside the European Economic Area that do not have similar protections in place regarding your data and its use as set out in this Privacy Policy. However, Carousel Marketing has taken the steps outlined above to try to improve the security of your information. By using the Website, you consent to these transfers.

7.2 Carousel Marketing supplies links to other websites. If you click on a link, you are not protected by this Privacy Policy and you are advised to read the privacy policy of the other website as they may differ from this Privacy Policy.

7.3 Carousel Marketing reserves the right to amend this Privacy Policy from time to time as it deems necessary. In such event, Carousel Marketing will post such changes on the Website.

7.4 Carousel Marketing welcomes your views about the Website and its privacy policy. If you would like to contact Carousel Marketing with any queries or comments please send an e-mail to solutions@carouselmarketing.com.