Quick Find Directories Cookies and Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Overview
This website privacy policy describes how Quick Find Directories protects and makes use of the information you give the company when you use this website. If you are asked to provide information when using this website, it will only be used in the ways described in this privacy policy.  This policy is updated from time to time. The latest version is published on this page. This website privacy policy was updated on 12th February 2018. If you have any questions about this policy, please email enquiries@quickfinddirectories.co.uk or write to us at 132 Widney Lane, Solihull, B91 3LH.

Introduction
We collect information to better understand how visitors use this website and to improve the user experience, and to present timely and relevant information to them.
We gather and use certain information about individuals in order to provide services and enable certain functions on our website.

What data we gather
• Questions, queries and tradesmen recommendations you leave, including your email address if you contact Quick Find Directories direct
• You company information should you enquire about advertising in our Directories
• Your IP address, and details of which version of web browser you used
• Information on how you use the site using cookies.

How we use this data
Collecting this data helps us understand what you are looking for, enabling us to improve our products and services.
Specifically we may use your data;
• For our own internal records
• To contact you via telephone or email should you enquire about advertising in our Directories
• To improve the services we provide
• To contact you in response to a specific enquiry
• To improve the user experience on our website
• To customise the website for you.

Where is your data stored?
By contacting Quick Find Directories direct, you are agreeing to us storing your information our CRM database.
By submitting your personal details, you are agreeing to us retaining your information.

Cookies and how we use them

What is a cookie?
A cookie is a file placed on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies enable our website to identify your computer as you view different pages on our website.
Cookies allow websites and applications to store your preferences in order to present content, options or functions that are specific to you. Cookies enable us to see how many people use the website, their locations and what pages they tend to visit.

How do we use cookies?
We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use Quick Find Directories. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us improve the user experience, for example improving site search and inclusion of new content.

Google Analytics stores information about:
• the pages you visit at Quick Find Directories
• what you click on while you’re visiting the Quick Find Directories website
• how long you spend on each page at the Quick Find Directories website
• how you got to the Quick Find Directories website
• To recognise when you return to the Quick Find Directories Website.
We don’t collect or store your personal information (for example your name or address) so this information can’t be used to identify who you are.

Controlling Cookies
You can use your web browsers cookie settings to determine how our website uses cookies. If you do not want our website to store cookies on your computer or device you can set your web browser to refuse cookies.
However, please note that refusing cookies may affect how our website functions; some pages and services may become unavailable to you.
Unless you change your browser settings to refuse cookies, our website will issue cookies when you visit it.

Controlling information about you
By filling in a form or customer recommendation on the Quick Find Directories website, you are agreeing for us to use your information to contact you direct.
If you are contacting us enquiring about advertising in our directories, by filling out contact details you have agreed that we can use your information for marketing purposes, however you are free to opt-out of this at any time via one of these methods;
• Send us an email to enquiries@quickfinddirectories.co.uk
• Write to us at 132 Widney Lane, Solihull, B91 3LH.

We will never lease, distribute or sell your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or the law requires us to. Any personal information we hold about you is stored and processed under our data protection policy, in line with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Data Security
We will always hold your information securely. To prevent unauthorised disclosure or access to your information, we have implemented strong physical and electronic security safeguards. We also follow stringent procedures to ensure we work with all personal data in line with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Links from our website
Our website contains links to other websites, please note that we have no control of websites outside the www.quickfinddirectories.co.uk domain. If you provide information to a website to which we link, we are not responsible for its protection and privacy. Always be wary when submitting data to websites. Read the site’s data protection and privacy policies fully.