For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, Poundseller Ltd is the ‘data controller’ (ie the company who is responsible for, and controls the processing of, your personal data).
Personal data we may collect about you
We will obtain personal data about you (such as your name, address, email address, and payment details) whenever you complete an online form. For example, we will obtain your personal data when you register to use this website.
How we may use your personal data
We will use your personal data for the purposes described in the data protection notice that was given to you at the time your data was obtained. These purposes include:
1 — to help us identify you and any accounts you hold with us
2 — to provide your contact details to other users when a sale is made between you and them
3 — to form part of your public profile (this will include your user name and city and country of origin but not your full address details)
4 — administration
5 — statistical analysis
6 — marketing—see ‘Marketing and opting out’ below
7 — fraud prevention and detection
8 — to notify you of any changes to this website which may affect you
9 — security vetting
10 — improving our services
Marketing and opting out
Unless you have asked us not to do so, we may contact you by email to send you notifications, newsletters, and announcements about the website.
If you prefer not to receive any further marketing communications from us, you can opt out at any time. See further ‘Your rights’ below.
Disclosure of your personal data
We may disclose your personal data to other members of the website who have a valid reason to contact you:
Keeping your data secure
We will use technical and organisational measures to safeguard your personal data, and your data will be recorded and stored in a secure database.
Whilst we will use all reasonable efforts to safeguard your personal data, you acknowledge that the use of the internet is not entirely secure and for this reason we cannot guarantee the security or integrity of any personal data which are transferred from you or to you via the internet.
When you use this website, we may collect information about your computer, such as your IP address and/or browser, which we will use for administration purposes and statistical analysis. This information will not usually identify you personally.
We may also obtain information about your online movements and use of the internet. We do this by placing a ‘cookie’, which is a small file, on your computer’s hard disk. Cookies are used for several reasons:
- to recognise you whenever you visit this website
- to speed up access to this website (so you do not have to log on each time)
- to store your personal preferences
The vast majority of web browsers accept cookies. However, you can change your browser settings so that cookies are not accepted. If you do this, you may lose some of the functionality of this website.
You have the right to ask us to stop processing your personal data for direct marketing purposes. If you wish to exercise this right you should put your request in an email with a header that says ‘Unsubscribe’, and provide us with enough information to identify you (eg account number, username, registration details)
Our contact details
We welcome your feedback and questions. If you wish to contact us, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.