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Privacy Policy

Last updated 14 March 2016

This Privacy Policy details the information collected by www.c4fonline.com, operated on behalf of the website owner (Website Owner) by Hubpeople (‘we’, ‘us’, the ‘Company’), how that information may be used, with whom the information may be shared, the choices available to you about such uses or disclosures, our use of cookies and how we protect your information. Please ensure that you read this Privacy Policy carefully when viewing or using this Website or Service. By clicking the ‘join’ / ‘register’ or similarly worded button on the bottom of the registration form on this website homepage you confirm you have read and agree to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

1. What information do we collect (including cookies)?

The Company may collect and store information that you enter onto this website or mobile version of the site, or provide to us in another way. This includes personally identifiable information, such as your name, address, email, telephone / mobile number, and if you transact with us, financial information (which is securely stored and held by our PCI compliant payment service provider). You may also provide us with other information about you such as your interests and sexual preferences, gender, age and other demographic information such as your town or city.

In addition, this website automatically collects anonymous information about users such as their Internet Protocol address, as well as statistics about how users navigate and use the website. Like many other sites we also collect information obtained via site ‘cookies’. Cookies are small pieces of removable data stored by your web browser on your computer, mobile or other device, which are used to customise and improve your site experience. By continuing to the use the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

For more information about cookies and the purposes for which we use them, please visit our Cookie Policy

2. How do we use this information?

Subject to the terms set out in these Terms and Conditions, the Company and its agents, in general will use the information supplied by you (including without limitation information of a personal and sensitive nature) for the purposes of

  • delivering our products and services and managing our business
  • managing your member account and providing you with customer support and associated administrative functions
  • providing you via email and mobile communications with service related information, promotions, special offers, plus other marketing information, related products or websites we believe may be of interest to you
  • performing website, mobile and ad tracking analytics
  • undertaking research and analysis about your use of, or interest in, our product, services or content offered by the Company or others
  • registering you with and displaying your profile on other network partner websites operated by the Company in accordance with Section 16 of the Terms and Conditions
  • implementing or enforcing any rights in our Terms and Conditions

The Company may undertake these data functions itself or use a third party supplier on our behalf, who is obligated to use your personal information only to perform the services for us.

3. With whom do we share this information?

Your personal information may be shared and processed by the Company and its associated agents. Each of the companies authorised to process your personal information will do so in accordance with this Privacy Policy and shall use reasonable endeavours to comply with their obligations and responsibilities under the Isle of Man Data Protection Act (2002). Your personal information will never be disclosed to local authorities or other governmental agencies unless as required by law or other binding regulations.

4. Where is this information processed?

The personal information collected on this website may be stored and processed in the Isle of Man, the United States or any other country in which the Company or its associated agents or customers maintains facilities. You acknowledge and agree that your personal information may be transferred outside of the country in which you live and in providing such personal information you give your legal consent to any such transfer.

5. Information you provide about yourself

This privacy policy only affects the use and disclosure of personal and other information we collect from you. In using the Website and Service you may decide to post information about yourself and others and communicate with others or upload content which may include personally identifiable information, such as photographs or comments. Such user postings are governed by the sites Terms & Conditions. Your user posting may appear on other websites or when searches are made on the subject of your posting. By disclosing personal information on publicly viewable websites, such information becomes publicly visible and can be collected and used by others. The Company cannot control who reads your posting nor what other users may do with any information you voluntarily post, so we encourage you to exercise discretion and caution over any personal information you decide to post.

6. How we protect your information

The company has implemented security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that it has under its control from unauthorised access, improper use, disclosure, unauthorised destruction or accidental loss. Unfortunately, no system can be completely secure and although we take steps to secure your personal information, we do not promise nor should you expect that your personal information, searches or other communications will always remain secure. Consequently we encourage you to take caution when disclosing your personal information.

7. How to access your information

If you have created a member account using a website operated by the Company simply log into your account using your username and password and click on ‘Profile’. You can them amend your personal information. You may also delete or disable your account at any time by following the instructions contained on the ‘Member Status’ page. Even if you delete or disable your account we may still retain certain information associated to your account for recordkeeping integrity requirements as well as to prevent fraud, collect any fees owed, enforce our terms and conditions, protect the interests of other site users or to take other actions as permitted by law.

You may request a copy of the personal information that the Company holds about you by contacting us. Upon payment and receipt of a £10.00 administrative fee, the Company will provide a copy of the personal information it holds about you via email. To protect users personal information, the Company may ask for proof of your identity before providing any information and reserves the right not to provide such information if identity is not fully established.

8. Age restriction policy

This Website and Service is restricted to users over the age of 18 (or the age of majority in those USA States where 18 is not the age of majority). Furthermore, legislation imposes restrictions on commercial websites, including ours. In compliance with these, we do not target our sites and services to any persons under the age of 18 and any information we may receive from users we suspect to be under the age of 18 will be removed from our database.

9. Email permissions and opting out

When you register on this website, you consent to receive email messages from the Company. At any time you can choose to opt out from receiving messages. To restrict the frequency or to stop receiving emails from us, simply login using your username and password and go to the your Profile section of the website. Using the Settings feature you can then manage your options to receive, restrict or stop promotional emails and message notifications. You may also unsubscribe by clicking on the ‘unsubscribe’ link at the bottom of any email that you receive from us.

10. Changes to this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be amended by the Company from time to time at our sole discretion. These modifications to become effective once posted by the Company on the Website as indicated by the ‘last updated date’ at the start of this Privacy Policy. Your continued use of the Website and Service after any such modifications constitutes your acceptance of the new Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with any modifications made in the new Privacy Policy then you must cease to use the Service with immediate effect.

11. Contact

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy then you may contact the Company by sending an email to info@thehubpeople.com.