|Last Updated: Sep 22nd, 2005
From time to time, you will be asked to submit personal information about yourself (e.g. name and email address) in order to receive or use services on our website. Such services include smileonthetiles.com registration process.
By entering your details in the fields requested, you enable Smileonthetiles and its service providers to provide you with the services you select.
Whenever you provide such personal information, we will treat that information in accordance with this policy. When using your personal information Smileonthetiles will act in accordance with current legislation and aim to meet current Internet best practice.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page, so that when you visit the site again, the experience will be personalised. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to set your computer to accept cookies, you may also choose to be logged into the Site automatically. You may also select a language and level of your choice as your default home page. This selection is stored in a cookie.
If you choose to not have your browser accept cookies from the Site, you will be able to view the text on the screens, however you will not experience a personalized visit nor may you be able to subscribe to the service offerings on the Site.
If you have set your computer to reject cookies you can still browse smileonthetiles.com anonymously, though limited until such time as you wish to register for smileonthetiles.com services.
For further information on cookies please visit www.aboutcookies.org.
Use and storage of your personal information
When you supply any personal information to smileonthetiles.com (e.g. for competitions, uploads, smileonthetiles.com services or smileonthetiles.com registration) we have obligations towards you in the way we use those data. We explain how we will use it and tell you if we want to pass the information on to anyone else.
In general, any information you provide to Smileonthetiles will only be used within Smileonthetiles and by its agents and service providers. Your information will be disclosed where we are obliged or permitted by law. Also, if you post or send offensive, inappropriate or objectionable content anywhere on or to smileonthetiles.com or otherwise engage in any disruptive behaviour on smileonthetiles.com, Smileonthetiles can use whatever information that is available to it about you to stop such behaviour. This may involve informing relevant third parties such as your employer, school e-mail/Internet provider and law enforcement agencies about the content and your behaviour.
We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as you use the service you have requested, and remove it in the event that the purpose has been met, or, in the case of smileonthetiles.com registration you no longer wish to continue your registration as a smileonthetiles.com member.
For safety reasons, however, Smileonthetiles may store messaging transcript data (including message content, member names, times and dates) arising from the use of smileonthetiles.com services for a period of six months. Where personal information is held for people who are not yet registered but have taken part in other smileonthetiles.com services (e.g. competitions), that information will be held as long as is necessary to ensure that the service is run smoothly. We will ensure that all personal information supplied is held securely, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
Links to Other Web Sites
This Site may contain links to other Web sites. Please be aware that this privacy statement applies solely to the information collected on the smileonthetiles.com site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other Web sites. We encourage you to be aware when you are leaving this Site and read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that you visit before providing any personally identifiable information.
Access to your personal information
You have the right to request a copy of the personal information Smileonthetiles holds about you and to have any inaccuracies corrected. (We charge £10 for information requests.) Please email your request and we will provide you with a postal address for you to make your enquiry. All enquiries must be made in writing, email request cannot be accepted. Please email email@example.com to receive postal address.
If you are aged 18 or under, please ask your parent or guardian to register for you in line with our terms and conditions of site use. You must have the permission of your parent or guardian beforehand whenever you provide personal information to the Smileonthetiles website. Users without this consent are not allowed to provide us with personal information.
Changes to this Statement.
Smileonthetiles may occasionally update this privacy statement. When we do, we will also revise the "last updated" date at the top of the privacy statement. We encourage you to periodically review this privacy statement to be informed of how smileonthetiles.com is helping to protect your information.