Collection and use of information
At Select Personal Introductions we will only collect personally identifying information from you with your specific knowledge and consent. We may share information with carefully selected partners who we believe can provide additional benefits and services to you. We ask you where you heard about Select for our own internal marketing purposes only.
Your personal portfolio
As the title suggests, we create a unique profile/portfolio for you and use this information as the basis for searches. Certain information is not disclosed, i.e. your surname, full address and postcode. You acknowledge that other members will have access via a Select representative and online services to certain information contained within your profile/portfolio relevant to providing the Service. We may copy and/or reproduce any information supplied to Select in any form and in any manner we wish in order to provide our service. If You disclose to other members any confidential or sensitive information about Yourself then You do so entirely at Your own risk. You will have access to information contained in other member portfolios via a Select representative / online. You warrant and represent to Us that all information provided by You: is true, accurate, complete and in no way misleading. You will regularly update your portfolio with Select so that it remains accurate, true, complete and in no way misleading. We reserve the right to review Your Portfolio from time to time and to amend and/or delete information if We, at Our sole discretion, think that it should be amended and/or deleted.
The Service is provided in its current structure and We do not guarantee that the Service, or any element of the Service will meet Your requirements, purpose and/or expectations. We will however, work towards a successful outcome. We do not provide any warranty in respect of the Service, results, availability, and/or uninterrupted use of the Service.
Sites we place advertising on use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. 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.
You can choose 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. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Types of cookie used on this site – Cookies used on this site fall into two categories, as defined by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).
1. Performance cookies
‘Performance’ cookies collect information about how you use our website e.g. which pages you visit, and if you experience any errors. These cookies don’t collect any information that could identify you – all the information collected is anonymous and is only used to help us improve how our website works, understand what interests our users and measure how effective our advertising is.
We use performance cookies to provide statistics on how our website is used; see how effective our adverts are (we don’t use this information to target adverts to you when you visit other websites); provide feedback to partners that one of our visitors also visited their website. This can include details of any products bought. This lets our partners improve their website, but we don’t allow our partners to reuse this information for further advertising; help us improve the website by measuring any errors that occur; test different designs of our website. These cookies are set and managed by Google, as part of their Adwords and Analytics programs.
Using our site indicates that you accept the use of ‘Performance’ cookies. Accepting these cookies is a condition of using the website, so if you prevent them we cannot guarantee how our site will perform for you.
2. Marketing and Advertising Cookies
These cookies are managed by Google. They are set when you visit certain pages of our site (eg the registration and contact forms) but do not submit one of these forms.
These cookies are used by Google to deliver you with reminder advertisements about our site (‘Remarketing’ in Google terminology) for a limited period after your visit. The cookies are also used to limit the number of times you are shown these reminder adverts.
You can choose not to accept these cookies by adjusting the settings in your browser; or at www.google.com/ads/preferences. Keep in mind, though, that opting out will not stop you being served ads – they keep the internet free for everyone; it just means you will be served generic ads that are not tailored to your interests.
Links to other websites – our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links, 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.
Some information you provide to us is stored on secure servers. We do not store credit card details nor do we share customer financial details with any 3rd parties. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data,we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.