Privacy Policy

We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. The following Privacy Policy (Policy) provides you with information about what personal data we collect, how we process and use it and how you can limit or prevent the use of such information.

  • We will not sell, licence or otherwise disclose any of your personal information, including your email address to any third party without your consent.
  • All information you provide to us is stored in the UK only on secure servers that are protected in secure facilities including firewall protection.
  • If, after reading this Policy you do not agree with it or any part of it, you should not provide us with any information and exit from this Website immediately.
  • Your continued use of this Website will be construed as your acceptance of this Policy.
  • We reserve the right to change the terms of this Policy from time to time therefore we urge you to check the Policy terms as a matter of course every time you enter this Website.

This Website may contain links to other sites. Please note that whilst we endeavour to only work with reputable companies and services we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. This Policy applies solely to this Website and information collected by us through the Website. We strongly recommend that you read the privacy statements of every other website that you visit as we are not responsible for any third party policy on data and personal information protection.

Any personal data you provide to us will only be used and recorded in accordance with UK data protection legislation which is currently the Data Protection Act 1988 (‘Act’). We are considered the ‘Data Controller’ under this Act and you have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes.

Collection of Data

Generally you can access our web services without disclosing personal data to us. It is always your choice whether or not to provide us with your personal data.

If you would like to join the debate, the disclosure of personal data is necessary. This data includes your name, your e-mail address and other personal data It is your responsibility to keep your account details and password confidential and restrict access to your computer.

You must notify us immediately of any breach of security or unauthorised use of your account. We will not be liable for your losses caused by any unauthorised use of your account and you may be liable for our losses or the losses of others due to such unauthorised use.

Particular data like IP addresses, browser types and access times are automatically transferred by your computer and saved on our server. On an anonymous basis we use these to evaluate which part of our website is favoured, access levels and similar details.

Like most websites we use ‘cookies’ in order to make our website as convenient as possible. Cookies are small text files which enable the recognition of the user so that you do not have to reregister each time you visit our pages. Some cookies are automatically deleted from your hard drive when you leave our website; other cookies can remain on your computer so that we can recognise you during your next visit.

Use of your Data

We may use the information you provide to communicate with you, but only if you have ‘opted in’. You will not receive any other information from us as a result of supplying us with personal data unless you specifically ‘opt in’ to do so.

We may use your personal data to provide a more personalised and user-friendly visit to our website as follows: to help us track user traffic patterns, to update our records and maintain your account with us, We may also use this information to improve our website or to prevent or detect fraud or abuses.

We may access, copy, preserve, or delete any personal data where we are required to so by any applicable laws, statutes, regulations, standards or codes of conduct or competent authority or to protect our rights or those of our partners or customers.

Transmission of Data

Security is a high priority for us. We take appropriate precautions to protect personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access or disclosure, alteration or destruction.

We may also share non-personal, non-individual information in aggregate form with our marketing partners for research purposes. In other words, we will not tell our marketing partners that you visited a certain page at the site, but we may tell them how many visitors visited that page.

If you have any questions concerning privacy statement matters please do not hesitate to contact us at any of the details provided on our Contact Us page. You can also use this e-mail address to enquire about, modify or delete your personal data collected by 20.20.

Cookies

Cookies and how they benefit you

The 20.20 website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites.

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you’d expect
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Personalise our site to you to help you get what you need faster
  • Continuously improve our website for you

We:

  • do not use cookies to collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • do not use cookies to collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • do not pass data to advertising networks
  • do not pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • You can learn more about all the cookies we use below.

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on the software you are using to view www.20.20.co.uk (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

Website Function Cookies

Our own cookies

We use cookies to make our website work including:

news_home-block_1 - This cookie

Third party functions

Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video. Our site includes the following, which use cookies:

Google Analytics: 

__utma - This cookie contains information about unique users.

__utmb - This cookie takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor enters a site

__utmc - This cookie takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves a site

__utmz - This cookie keeps track of where the visitor came from, what search engine you used, what link you clicked on, what keyword you used, and where they were in the world

AddThis: The ShareThis cookie is connected is associated with the ‘share this page’ function, where a user can email or socially share a link from an article from the 20.20 website.

YouTube: 20.20.co.uk contains YouTube videos. These videos do not set cookies automatically, but if you play the video then you may have cookies set by YouTube placed on your computer.

Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn’t working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called analytics programs also tell us, on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before.

Turning Cookies Off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (learn how here). Doing so, however, will likely limit the functionality of our website – and a large proportion of the world’s websites – as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites. If you want to turn off cookies but allow specific websites to use cookies then these sites can be added via the advanced privacy section of your browser settings.

At 20.20 we:

do not use cookies to collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)

do not use cookies to collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)

do not pass data to advertising networks

do not pass personally identifiable data to third parties