Privacy Policy


PRIVACY POLICY
Introduction

The Boomers site www.theboomers.com (MH LTD) is managed in strict compliance with this Privacy Policy and the applicable laws of our jurisdiction. We are professionally and legally bound to protect any personal data provided to us by you (USER) via the site and to manage and process your information in strict accordance to the law- in addition to this we’re nice normal people and will never sell your private information or use it in anyway outside the T’s & C’s of the site. For the duration we hold any of your information, we will keep it up to date and protect it as if it was our own sensitive information, using appropriate security safeguards, having kept on top of and appropriately taken into account the legal industry standards and industry best practice. Your information can be ‘unsubscribed’ at anytime, we will then hold a record of the ‘unsubscribe’ and delete your personal information from our database.

Information kept on the Boomers own database is protected by encrypted passwords and managed in the UK.

Along with our T’s & C’s and Cookie Policy this section illustrates how we protect, store and use information supplied to us by you (USER)or collected via Cookies (“cookies” a small text file sent by your computer each time you visit www.the-boomers.com website), newsletters, marketing or any other compliant means.
1.Who we are, and who is looking after your (USER)information

Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act) legal details:
The Boomers (www.the-boomers.com) is McAdam Hamilton Limited (MH Ltd) registered address:
17 Hertford Avenue
East Sheen
London
SW14 8EF
Company No: 07369273

2. How do we collect information about you on www.the-boomers.com ?

2.1 The following information that you (USER) have provided by subscribing/registering to the site its services and partners. Information supplied by you (USER) via e-mail post and general contact. Your details (USER) may include information provided by you (USER) including: Name, e-mail address, postal address and/or postcode details, Twitter, Facebook & other social media names and contact details, Forum name/details, blog name/details.

2.2 We will have your contact details if you (USER) contact us regarding feedback. Improvements or anything related to www.the-boomers.com

2.3 We will have your contacts if you (USER) enter into any competition activity or promotional/sponsorship activity which requires direct contact to www.the-boomers.com , if these activity is made via a connection/link to a third party/partner this will be made clear. (Any third party/partner or introduction made via www.the-boomers.com will be run by that party/partner in accordance to their T’s & C’s. MHLtd (The Boomers) will make diligent and reasonable efforts to ensure all parties/partners are suitable and relevant but cannot be liable for any third party/partner T’s & C’s).

2.4 Surveys, feedback and any other forms requesting your (USER) interaction can be used or ignored as you please. Survey results are a pure number count managed by the survey software.

3. We do not charge any subscription fee or ask for direct payment or contribution for any of our posts or articles.

4. If information is collected in any marketing events or exhibitions a link to this Privacy Policy and T’s & C’s will be supplied.

4.1 Any competitions/prize draws etc will have separate T’s & C’s to comply with the relevant rules and regulations surrounding such activity.

5. We may allow selected partners or permit relevant third parties to use your preferred contact information in order to inform you about relevant goods and services we feel will be of interest- and please don’t be worried if you prefer to be left in peace! There is an opt out box for this type of contact that can be selected on registration to www.the-boomers.com). On occasions we may collate your (USER) IP address, operating system (OS) and browser type (Google Chrome etc) to report bulk usage patterns to our partners/advertisers.

5.1 If you (USER) leaves information you may receive a Boomers newsletter, this will be clearly titled and will have an opt out button visible on every issue.

6 Bulk information and records
We use information to illustrate numbers of users looking at our site and specific sections (i.e. Pensions) Like most websites we use Google analytics to see how many page views we have and traffic to the site. We do not look at individual’s information separately-this is a bulk action. As with (5.) we may use the bulk information to illustrate to partners/advertisers the demographic and traffic to our site.

7.Changes to the Privacy Policy and legal requirements.
As legislation and security is evolving we may have to amend this Privacy Policy from time to time to remain compliant. If we make significant changes in the way we treat your personal information, or to the Privacy Policy, we will make that clear on the Boomers website, plus by email and the newsletter.

7.1 We retain the right to allow your information to be disclosed only when legally required to do so, at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation, to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing our Website and applicable laws or to protect against misuse or unauthorised use of our Website

8. Copy of the Cookie Policy
Cookies
The Boomers site (www.the-boomers.com) uses cookies(“cookies” a small text file sent by your computer each time you visit www.the-boomers.com website) to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our site and also allows us to improve our site.
Cookies used by www.the-boomers.com do not collect any personal information about you, but may be linked to personal information that you provide to us through your interaction with our site. A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain (internet location) from which the cookie has come, the “lifetime” of the cookie (i.e. when does it expire), and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number.

This Cookie Policy relates to tracking technologies generally and therefore, for the purposes of this Policy, references to “cookies” incorporate references to all types of tracking technologies.

By continuing to use www.the-boomers.com website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies in accordance with this Cookie Policy.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that are stored on your computer if you agree. They are transferred between the website’s server and your Internet browser to allow the website to remember actions you’ve made.
We use the following cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.
Analytical/performance cookies.

They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Functional cookies.
These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

Targeting cookies.
These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests.
Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.
You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. These settings are typically found in the options or preferences menu in your browser, further details of which can be found on published guides such as www.aboutcookies.org. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
Most of the cookies have a 30 day expiration.
If you have any questions regarding the use of cookies, an exact cookie or an exact expiration date on the www.the-boomers.com website, please contact us.

This page was last updated on 5th Nov 2015.