Privacy Policy

 

This Privacy Policy Statement explains the data processing practices of quoodle.co.uk and theinsurancecentre.co.uk. If you have any requests concerning your personal information or any queries with regard to these practices please contact our Privacy Officer by e-mail at privacy@theinsurancecentre.co.uk

Registration & Information Collected

We collect personal information from you through the use of enquiry and registration forms and each time you e-mail us your details.

We also collect information automatically about your visit to our site. This information, which includes demographic data and browsing patterns, is collected via the use of cookies (see below) and session file information.

Use of personal information

We use personal information collected via quoodle.co.uk to:

· provide you with information about the products and services we offer
· provide you with a more personalised service
· conduct market research
· run competitions and promotions
· pass on to our sister web-site, the Financecentre for it to source offers and promotions for you from third-parties
· pass on to selected companies to provide you with other offers and promotions
· to facilitate communication between yourself and others

We currently only keep "sensitive data", as defined by the Data Protection Act 1998 for the explicit purpose of providing initial and renewal car insurance quotations.

Use of cookies

We use "cookies" to identify you when you visit the quoodle.co.uk site (members don't have to enter a password every time they visit) and to build up a profile of our regular users.

A cookie is a small piece of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect information back from the browser. Our use of cookies also allows members to be presented with a personalised version of the site.

We will only read cookies from your cookie file placed there through your web browser's interaction with the insurance centre site.

Use of session files

We use session files, along with cookies, to log your browsing patterns and so identify the areas of the site which have been of interest to you, allowing us to personalize the insurance centre site for you.

We also use information in aggregate form (in other words, no individual user is identified) to:

· to build up marketing profiles
· to allow us to develop the business in ways that help you
· to manage our relationship with advertisers and
· to audit usage of the site.

All personal, cookie and session ID information are made available to the Quoodle call centre employees to enable us and any related third parties to deal more effectively with any enquiry you make.

Your control over the use of your personal data

You have complete control over the use of your personal information by Quoodle.

All processes that govern our communication and with you and to whom we pass your data are opt-in. This applies to email, sms AND postal information.

Our site links to other web sites and we are not responsible for their data policies and procedures.

Security

We use 128 bit encryption technology for the transmission from you to us of financially sensitive data, i.e. credit card details, but cannot guarantee the security of any data you send to us.

Other Info:

Quoodle is part of Data Media and Research Ltd which is registered under the Data Protection Act 1998, ref Z4579096

Quoodle is part of Data Media and Research Ltd which is a licensed credit broker, license number 437820.