The Data Protection Act 2002 came into force on 1st April and has been drafted in order to meet the standards set out in the European Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC.
Our organisation is based in the Isle of Man and its main activities include
- Classified Advertising
- Trade Advertising
- Banner Advertising
- Deals and Offers
How do ManxAds collect personal information?
Your details are collected when you complete forms, request information, send us an e-mail, or when you click on links contained within e-marketing material we have sent to you. We do use web statistical analysis software to aggregate information. We also automatically collect key data specific to each user and location for the purposes of security and monitoring.
What Information is used by ManxAds?
The information and personal data is collected and used only for the purpose(s) for which it was provided including general marketing activities and classified advertising. Information collected via e-marketing campaigns is used for analysis purposes; to help us develop our web site and improve the service we offer you. We never sell or share data with any third parties, unless you have been advised otherwise at the time of giving your details.
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file created by the web server and saved on your PC’s hard drive. The next time you visit the web site the web server will check to see if you have this cookie. If you do, the web server will be able to read its contents. If you do not want to receive cookies or if you would prefer to be prompted first you should check the settings in the ‘Internet Options’ of your web browser. If you are not sure on how to check or alter these setting you should contact your software provider or support engineer.
What is aggregate information?
Aggregate information is used to show us the total number of visits to our web site and which parts of the site are used the most. Aggregate information does not identify individuals, as is does not contain any personal data. This information helps us in developing our web site and improving the service we offer you.
Use and disclosure of personal information
Your information and personal data is not disclosed, sold or shared with any other organisations this does not include data provided in the process of selling your items within the websites services. Information held on file will be provided to the police or authority if fraudulent activity including illegal selling of good and items.
It is possible to browse and access our website without disclosing your personal data. Our Website enables you to communicate un-securely with other visitors or to post information to be accessed by others. When you do so, other visitors may collect your data.