Privacy Notice

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Introduction

Your privacy is very important to us at UK Snow Updates and we take our responsibilities very seriously.

During our operation we use a number of different platforms and we want you to be fully aware of what we are doing with your data.

This privacy notice tells you what to expect when UK Snow Updates collects personal data. It applies to information we collect about visitors to our website, social media interactions and email interactions.


Social Media

Most of our operations takes place on Facebook and Twitter. UK Snow Updates does not collect or store any personal information from either platform. We use Tweetdeck (a Twitter application) to manage our Twitter account. We also use the analytics programs provided by Twitter and Facebook. Personal data is not provided by the analytics programs.

We advise you to read the privacy policies of Facebook and Twitter so that you are aware of their use of your personal data.


Emails

We receive emails from users and organisations about our service. All emails received are monitored (including file attachments) for viruses or malicious software.


Website

The website is hosted by Krystal Hosting Ltd. and in order to pursue their legitimate interest of maintaining the security of our website, they will collect and log your IP address and device details. This data is not used for any purpose other than security and maintenance. Krystal Hosting Privacy Policy


Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Cookie Name Purpose
Cookie preference accessCookie This cookie is used to remember your choice about cookies on https://www.snowupdates.co.uk. Where you have previously indicated a preference, your preference will be stored in this cookie. This cookie is read whenever you visit the website.
Session ID PHPSESSID This is a unique ID that references your session.
Google Adsense DSID
id
test_cookie
Google use cookies to serve advertisements based on your previous visits to our website or other websites. Google's use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads to you based on your visit to our website and/or other sites on the Internet. You can opt out of personalised advertising by visiting Google Ad Settings. You can opt out of a third-party vendor's use of cookies for personalised advertising by visiting https://www.aboutads.info
Universal Analytics (Google) _ga
_gali
_gat_UA-45422084-1
_gid
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.
Read Google's overview of privacy and safeguarding data. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites please visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Children

Our services are not intended for users under the age of 13 years of age. Where we have unwittingly collected the data of someone under the age of 13, we will delete this. The exception to this is where we have collected the IP address after access of our website.


Your rights

The ICO explains the rights that data subjects have in their guide to individual rights. The GDPR provides the following rights for individuals:

  1. The right to be informed
  2. The right of access
  3. The right to rectification
  4. The right to erasure
  5. The right to restrict processing
  6. The right to data portability
  7. The right to object
  8. Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.

Contact Details

If you wish to exercise any of your rights, make a query or make a complaint about your privacy then please email us at privacy@snowupdates.co.uk

You can contact the ICO on 0303 123 1113, by email or write to them at:

Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.