1.1 General Information
IdeasTap Ltd own and are responsible for the IdeasTap website, www.ideastap.com.
1.2 IdeasTap Ltd Privacy Statement
IdeasTap Ltd will use any personal information collected from the website in accordance with all laws and regulations relating to the protection of personal data including the Data Protection Act 1998 (the "Data Protection Act"). Further details on the Data Protection Act can be found on the Information Commissioner's website (www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk).
1.3 What information do we collect and why?
The information collected on the website includes:
1.3.1 Users' Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, which is automatically logged by our web server. IP addresses are used to observe users' interest in this website (number of visits, etc).
1.3.2 Cookies are very small text files saved to your computer used to track user navigation around a website. Session cookies are also used to store information on which content, including advertisements, have been seen by a user. Some areas of the IdeasTap website also use persistent cookies which are permanently stored on the users' computer. The IdeasTap website will use such cookies to identify unique users to our website.
We use website analytics to help us measure the effectiveness of our site and how visitors use our site. The type of information we collect includes content viewed, pages, site sections and videos. By supplementing our records, this information helps us learn things like what pages are most attractive to our visitors and what kinds of offers our customers like to see.
Disabling/Enabling Cookies - users have the ability to accept or disable cookies by modifying the settings in their browser. Disabling cookies however may mean that some functionality may be affected. For further directions on how to disable cookies please visit: www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/stop-cookies-installed.html.
1.3.3 E-mail addresses, contact details and/or other details which users voluntarily provide in order to:
- provide goods and services to you;
- basic profiling purposes;
- let you know about other members, groups and services in which you may be interested;
- inform you about changes and improvements to the website;
- register for competitions and other premium content;
- participate in discussion forums (see below);
- provide content to IdeasTap (see below); and
- copy IdeasTap notifications and personal messages to your inbox.
The majority of IdeasTap Ltd communications are handled by the new internal messaging system. Users can send each other private messages and group and event owners can send messages to the members of their groups and attendees of their events. Notification messages will also be sent for certain system activities, such as when someone comments on an item in your portfolio or your blog. Users can use the “Preferences” section of their “Profile” to select whether they would like to have these messages copied to their personal email or not.
IdeasTap Ltd will not disclose voluntarily provided details to third parties or use the information in any other way without your prior consent. On all pages where personal data is collected, specific details on the use of this information will be provided.
1.4 Children under 13
If you are under the age of 13, please do not attempt to register with IdeasTap or provide any personal information about yourself to us. If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 13, we will delete that information as quickly as reasonably possible. If you believe that we might have any information from a child under the age of 13, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We strongly recommend that minors 13 years of age or older ask their parents for permission before sending any information about themselves to anyone over the Internet and we encourage parents to teach their children about safe internet use practices. For more information please read our safety page.
1.5 Your rights
You have the right to access your information held by IdeasTap Ltd and, where necessary, to have it amended. For more details, please contact: IdeasTap Ltd, Woolyard, 54 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3UD or e-mail at email@example.com.
1.6 Forums, Comments, Profiles and User Generated Content
Users are reminded that forums and areas of the website that allow you to submit content or set up a profile on the website are for public viewing and discussion. Any personal information supplied by users here is widely accessible. IdeasTap Ltd is not responsible for the content posted by users of these services.
1.7 Steps we take to keep your information secure
We keep your account information on a secured server behind a firewall.
1.8 Risks inherent in sharing information
Although we allow you to set privacy options that limit access to your information, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. We cannot control the actions of other users with whom you share your information.
1.9 Links to other websites
This website contains links to other sites that are completely unrelated to IdeasTap Ltd. This privacy statement does not apply to these sites nor are we responsible for the content and practices of these websites.
1.10 Changes to our privacy statement
This privacy statement may change at any time, so you may wish to check it each time you visit our website. Last updated 1st February 2010.