We may collect the following information from you:
We require certain information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and for the following reasons:
We are committed to ensuring that any information you provide to us is secure. To prevent unauthorised access or disclosure of your data we have put in place physical, electronic and managerial procedures that safeguard the information we collect.
Cookies are small text files which are stored on your device and help enhance your experience of our website, bidcops.com. In some cases, cookies are essential. Others are optional and you have a choice as to whether to accept these. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
If you have set your browser to accept cookies, we will make use of this to ensure visitors enjoy the best experience possible. See “How to receive our cookies” below.
In the interests of clarity, we have compiled the following list of cookies which we may set on your device, should you accept them:
|Cookie name||Overview||Further information|
|Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to monitor traffic levels, search queries and visits to this website.Google Analytics stores IP address anonymously on its servers in the US, and neither BidCops nor Google associate your IP address with any personally identifiable information. These cookies enable Google to determine whether you are a return visitor to the site, and to track the pages that you visit during your session.||http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html|
|PHPSESSID||PHP: This is a simple token used by PHP applications, such as this website, to identify your unique session. Typically used to maintain the integrity of your session while transacting information with a website (accessing secure areas, forms submissions etc). It does not store any personal data and is deleted when the visitor closes their browser.||This is a strictly necessary cookie and as such, some parts of the website may not work if you do not allow these to be set.|
|These are used by our membership system to ensure you can only access to subscription-only areas of our website if you have a valid subscription.||These are strictly necessary cookies and as such, some parts of the website may not work if you do not allow these to be set.|
|This is a list of cookies set by SnapEngage, our live chat facility available to our subscribers. The only personal information about the visitor stored in a cookie is the email address provided. This information is scrambled (not readable in plain text).||http://help.snapengage.com/what-cookies-does-snapengage-set-on-the-visitors-computer/|
If you wish to accept some or all cookies, you may need to tailor your browser settings. If you’re using Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or Safari you should be able to configure your browser to accept, restrict or block cookies, or you may wish to delete them. Below are short instructions for how to do this in the four most popular browsers:
Microsoft Internet Explorer Click the ‘Tools’ icon in the top right hand corner and select ‘Internet options’. In the pop up window select the ‘Privacy’ tab. From here you can adjust your cookie settings.
Google Chrome Click the spanner in the top right hand corner and select ‘Settings’. From here select ‘Under the hood’ and change the settings under ‘Privacy’.
Mozilla Firefox From the drop down menu in the top left hand corner select ‘Options’. In the pop up window select the ‘Privacy’ tab. From here you can adjust your cookie settings.
Safari From the settings drop down menu in the top right hand corner select ‘Preferences’. Select the ‘Security’ tab and from here you can adjust your cookie settings.
More information on cookies and your choices can be found at http://www.aboutcookies.org.
You may opt-out of receiving promotional and direct marketing messages at any time by writing to us at BidCops c/o BidCops Ltd, Charter House, Sandford Street, Lichfield, WS13 6QA or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
BidCops will never sell or distribute your personal information to third parties unless we have your prior permission or are required by law to do so. You may request to see details of the information which we retain about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A fee will be payable. If you wish to receive a copy of this information please write to the above postal address. If you believe that the information we hold about you is incomplete or incorrect, please write to the above postal address.