Privacy Policy

Last revised 2nd January 2020

Who we are

Our website address is: https://anydeals.uk.

This is part of the Anydeals network and includes anydealsus.com

It is run by an individual Dave

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Who we share your data with

We use Google Analytics to provide us with essential information about how our website is working and where we need to spend time improving. The Google Analytics privacy policy is available here: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

If you would like a copy of your data please email us via the contact form with the subject “I want my data” here.

If you are registered you can delete all your information we have via your profile (This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or for security purposes.) or you can email us and we will do it for you.

We may have to ask you to provide proof of who you say you are, if you are unable to do this yourself, the information will not be passed out to you. and your account may not be deleted

Proof is :

Proof of ID – driving license or passport

The order number if relating to an order

The information submitted to us will be deleted upon successful verification if verification cannot take place the information is kept for law enforcement reasons.

If excessive requests are made (excessive is more than 2 every 3 months) a £10 charge will be made.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Security

How we protect your data

We have taken measures such as every page on the website is encrypted with a secure SSL certificate, this means any information you enter on our website is safe. We also have 2-factor authentication for admin users of the site to keep all confidential information secure.

What data breach procedures we have in place

If we ever have a data breach, we will inform all parties involved within 24 hours of discovering the intrusion. This will include possible information the infiltrator may have got. We do not store any payment details as these are handled by Paypal as this is the safest way.

Security logs

The IP address of visitors, user ID of logged in users, and username of login attempts are conditionally logged to check for malicious activity and to protect the site from specific kinds of attacks. Examples of conditions when logging occurs include login attempts, log out requests, requests for suspicious URLs, changes to site content, and password updates. This information is retained for 180 days.

Who we share your data with

This site is scanned for potential malware and vulnerabilities by Sucuri’s SiteCheck. We do not send personal information to Sucuri; however, Sucuri could find personal information posted publicly (such as in comments) during their scan. For more details, please see Sucuri’s privacy policy.

How long are security logs retained for

Security logs are retained for 180 days.

Where we send the data

This site is part of a network of sites that protect against distributed brute force attacks. To enable this protection, the IP address of visitors attempting to log into the site is shared with a service provided by ithemes.com. For privacy policy details, please see the Wordfence Privacy Policy.

Cookies used by Review Kit

  • we use Amazon associates as an affiliate.
  • we use Affiliate windows / Awin as an affiliate.
  • We use Skimlinks as an affiliate
  • We use Viglink as an affiliate
  • we use Aliexpress as an affiliate
  • we use Video intelligence to monetize the website
  • we use Adjug to target advertisements which may be of particular interest to specific users.
  • we use App Nexus to target advertisements which may be of particular interest to specific users.
  • we use Double Click to target advertisements which may be of particular interest to specific users.
  • we use Google Adsense to target advertisements which may be of particular interest to specific users.
  • We use Rapleaf to track users as they navigate the website.
  • we use Google Analytics to track pages as they navigate the website.
  • we use WordPress to allow statistics and monitoring of the website
  • we use woo commerce for use of the shopping cart
  • we use BBpress for login to use of the forum
  • We use Buddypress to use the forum
  • We use MailChimp to provide and send our email newsletter
  • we use Tawk as an instant messaging service
  • We use Stripe and Paypal to allow us to take secure payments
  • we use Woocommerce for shop functionality

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies; for example:
(a) in Internet Explorer (version 11) you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy” and then “Advanced”;
(b) in Firefox (version 47) you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, “Privacy”, selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, and unticking “Accept cookies from sites”; and
(c) in Chrome (version 52), you can block all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Content settings”, and then selecting “Block sites from setting any data” under the “Cookies” heading.
13.8 Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
13.9 If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website including but not limited to the forum, the review features, and the shopping cart.
13.10 You can delete cookies already stored on your computer; for example:
(a) in Internet Explorer (version 11), you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so at https://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11);
(b) in Firefox (version 47), you can delete cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”, then select “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, clicking “Show Cookies”, and then clicking “Remove All Cookies”; and
(c) in Chrome (version 52), you can delete all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Clear browsing data”, and then selecting “Cookies and other site and plug-in data” before clicking “Clear browsing data”. Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.

Without Cookies enabled you will not be able to log in or post on Anydeals.uk

-The website uses Cloudflare as a CDN. Privacy policy is available here : https://www.cloudflare.com/privacypolicy/

-The website also uses KeyCDN as a CDN. https://www.keycdn.com/privacy

This means certain parts of our website are stored on their servers, please note this is only publicly viewable items such as the homepage, product pages, reviews and forums. This means if Cloudflare ever gets compromised we are still secure.

We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.
You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.
We may notify you of changes to this policy by email or through the private messaging system on our website.

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