Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Global Mailing Ltd uses and protects any information that you give Global Mailing Ltd when you use this website.

Global Mailing Ltd is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Global Mailing Ltd may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 8th July 2011.

What We Collect
We may collect the following information:

Name and job title
Contact information including email address
Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
What We Do With the Information We Gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

Internal record keeping.
We may use the information to improve our products and services.
We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

Security
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes.
If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at sales@globalmailing.co.uk.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen. You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to sales@globalmailing.co.uk.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Cookie Policy
To comply with the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations we have recently conducted a Cookie Audit of our website (April 2012) to ensure that we are fulfilling all necessary requirements in relation to our users.

Our website uses a number of cookies to gain access to, and store data on, our visitor’s computers. For more information about cookies and what they are used for, please see www.aboutcookies.org.

The following is our position in relation to current Cookies in use on our website, and how we store and use them.

In Summary
Our current assessment of the cookies used by our website is as follows:

First Party Cookies
First-party cookies are used to monitor how our clients and visitors find and use our website. We report on this activity in aggregate, and use this information solely for the purposes of improving the functionality of, and monitoring our website.

Session ID (PHPSESSID) - We use these to keep track of your movement from page to page, so you don’t get asked for the same information that you have already given to our site.
Consent cookie –These are used to keep track of whether or not the user has granted consent for cookies to be stored on their computer.

Third Party Cookies
Third party cookies are cookies created by another party external to Global Mailing Ltd, when you use a page on our website. These cookies are specific to the third-party’s domain and accordingly the data held in them can be seen and managed by the third party, and not by us. We control whether or not we use the third-party service with our website, and how it is integrated and presented on our website. We do not however have control over the content or the cookies themselves, the use made of them or the security of that data once held by the third party.

These third parties may collect information about your visit to our website, and they may then use this along with other data in order to serve advertising which may be more relevant to you and your interests. However, we recognise that some visitors may see this use of data as intrusive, so for your information we are listing the third party cookies that we use to allow you to manage your settings to your specifications.

The third party sites that we use are:

Google Analytics
__utma - These are used to determine unique visitors to your site. Expiration is 2 years.
__utmb - These are used to establish and continue a user session with your site. Expiration is 30 minutes.
__utmc - These are used to determine whether or not to establish a new session for the user. Expiration is after the browser is exited.
__utmz - These are used to calculate search engine traffic, ad campaigns and page navigation within the site. Expiration is 6 months.

We believe there is no reason for our website visitors to be concerned about the privacy implications of any of the cookies we use, but we do understand that you may need to be made aware of the intention and scope of data stored in the cookies, which are created or updated on your computer when you visit our website. You always have the option to delete these cookies from your computer between visits to our website if desired.

If you have concerns about the privacy implications of the cookies we use, then we recommend that you manage your cookie settings using the cookie management tools in your web browser.

Other Cookies
We occasionally try out other providers which may result in the creation of further cookies on your computer. If we are currently doing so then these providers and cookies will be listed here. No other trials are currently running.

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