Livepetitions.us Privacy Policy

 

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.

 

(1)      This privacy policy

 

For the purposes of this privacy policy, "You" shall mean you, as registered user of the website. “Livepetitions.us” shall mean the national version of the live petitioning website under the “Livepetitions.us” brand You have registered to or wish to register to.

This privacy policy is applicable to any personal information which is given by You to Livepetitions.us ("User Information") via the web site located at www.livepetitions.us and all its related domains including www.firmiamo.it, firmemos.es  and www.jesigne.fr ("the Livepetitions.us Site").

Data tretament is according to the UK Data Protection Act 1998 (the “DPA”).

 

(2)      What information do we collect?

 

When using the Livepetitions.us Site You will encounter areas where You may be asked to enter User Information. Such User Information should not include sensitive data or data which You are not authorized by applicable law or any reason to provide to Livepetitions. User Information so provided will only be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy and, without prejudice, for the purposes stated in  detail at the collection point in the Livepetitions.us Site (when present).

 

We may collect, store and use the following kinds of User Information:

 

(a)      information about your computer and about your visits to and use of the Livepetitions.us Site (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views, website navigation);

 

(b)      information relating to any transactions carried out between you and us on or in relation to the Livepetitions.us Site;

 

(c)      informationthat you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us including names specified as signature of a petition which will be publicly disclosed on the Livepetitions.us Site, and e-mail addresses specified in registration and signature, which will be available only to Livepetitions Ltd. for the uses specified in this privacy policy;

 

(d)      information that you provide to us for the purpose of receiving email notifications and/or newsletters including marketing communications;

 

(e)      any other information that you choose to send to us; and

 

(f)      optional information about Your profile, stored anonimously and in aggregate form, which is collected if You answer the optional questions presented after registering and used for improving the Livepetitions.us Site.

 

(3)      Cookies

 

A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.

 

We use both “session” cookies and “persistent” cookies on the Livepetitions.us Site.  We will use the session cookies to: keep track of You whilst you navigate the website; and we will use the persistent cookies to: enable our Sito Livepetitions.us to recognise You when you visit;

 

Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when You close your browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.

 

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of the Livepetitions.us Site.  Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users' computers.  The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the Livepetitions.us Site. Google will store this information.  Google's privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.

 

Our advertisers and payment services providers may also send you cookies in the terms stated above.

 

We publish Google Adsense interest-based advertisements on the Livepetitions.us Site.  These are tailored by Google to reflect your interests.  To determine your interests, Google will track your behaviour across the web using cookies.  You can view, delete or add interest categories associated with your browser using Google's Ads Preference Manager, available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/.  You can opt-out of the Adsense partner network cookie at: http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html.  However, this opt-out mechanism uses a cookie, and if you clear the cookies from your browser your opt-out will not be maintained. To ensure that an opt-out is maintained in respect of a particular browser, you should use the Google browser plug-in available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/plugin.

 

Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies.  For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.  Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including the Livepetitions.us Site.

 

(4)      Use of User Information

 

User information submitted to us via this website will be used for the purposes specified in this privacy policy or in relevant parts of the Livepetitions.us Site.

 

We may use User Information to:

 

(a)      administer the website;

 

(b)      improve your browsing experience by personalizing the website;

 

(c)      enable your use of the services available on the website;

 

(d)      supply to you services requested via the website;

 

(e)      send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications;

 

(f)      send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;

 

(g)      send to you our newsletter and other marketing communications relating to our business or the businesses of carefully-selected third parties which we think may be of interest to you by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications), should you decide to register with our services, by signing a petition, it is mandatory to authorize for the time being us to send email marketing information on behalf of our contributors as above to allow us to pay for the service;

 

(h)      provide third parties with statistical information about our users – but this information will not be used to identify any individual user;

 

(i)       deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website.

 

Where you submit User Information for publication on the Livepetitions.us Site, with particular regard to the name used for signing a petition, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the license you grant to us.

 

We will not without your express consent provide your User Information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.

 

 

(5)      Disclosures

 

We may disclose information about you to any of our employees, officers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes as set out in this privacy policy.

 

In addition, we may disclose your personal information:

 

(a)      to the extent that we are required to do so by law;

 

(b)      in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;

 

(c)      in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);

 

(d)      to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset which we are (or are contemplating) selling; and

 

(e)      to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.

 

Except as provided in this privacy policy, we will not provide your User Information to third parties.

 

(6)      International data transfers

 

Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use User Information in accordance with this privacy policy.

 

User Information which you provide may be transferred to countries including the United States, which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Area.

 

In addition, User Information that you submit for publication on the Livepetitions.us Site will be published on the internet and may be available, via the internet, around the world.  We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.

 

You expressly agree to such transfers of User Information.

 

(7)      Security of User Information

 

We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your User Information.

 

We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure password- and firewall- protected servers and, if and when reasonably applicable, during data transfer operations. Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

 

You are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential. We will not ask you for your password (except when you log in to password protected areas of the Livepetitions.us Site).

 

(8)      Policy amendments

 

We may update this privacy policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our website.  You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes. 

 

 

(9)      Your rights

 

You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you.  Provision of such information will be subject to:

 

(a)      the payment of a fee (currently fixed at £10.00); and

 

(b)      the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity (for this purpose, we will usually accept a photocopy of your passport or equivalent certified by a solicitor or bank plus an original copy of a utility bill showing your current address).

 

We may withhold such personal information to the extent permitted by law.

 

You may instruct us not to process User Information for marketing purposes by email at any time.  In practice, you will agree in advance at registration to our use of your User Information for marketing purposes, and we will provide you with an opportunity to opt-out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes beginning with the first marketing communication. Should You not agree with use of User Information for marketing purposes You may opt-out and not continue with registration with our services.

 

(10)    Third party websites

 

The Livepetitions.us Site contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.

 

(11)    Updating User Information

 

Please let us know at the email in this privacy policy if the User Information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.

 

(12)    Contact

 

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal information, please write to us by email to abuse@livepetitions.org or by post to Livepetitions Ltd., 89 Vicars Moor Lane Winchmore Hill - LONDON N21 1BL, United Kingdom

 

(13)    Data controller

 

The data controller responsible in respect of the information collected on this website is Livepetitions Ltd., 89 Vicars Moor Lane Winchmore Hill - LONDON N21 1BK, United Kingdom, abuse@livepetitionsi.org (“Livepetitions”)

 

Our data protection registration number is Z2427362.