Within the section “Topics” you can find detailed information on special topics like cookies and IP addresses. In the section “Products”, you can find additional guidance about our privacy practices relating to particular products or services. Computer Division” means Computer Division UK Limited (based in the United Kingdom), except where the relevant service is provided by another Computer Division group company, in which case references to Computer Division shall, in respect of those services, be references to that Computer Division Group company.
INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE
Computer Division collects personally identifiable information when you register for a Computer Division account, when you use certain Computer Division products or services, when you visit Computer Division pages or the pages of certain Computer Division partners outside the branded Computer Division network of websites. Computer Division may combine information (including personally identifiable information) about you that we have with information we obtain from business partners or other companies.
When you register with Computer Division, we ask for personally identifiable information such as your name, email address, birth date, gender, post code, occupation, industry, and personal interests.
Computer Division collects information about your transactions with us and with some of our business partners, including information about your use of financial products and services that we offer.
Computer Division also automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, Computer Division cookie information, software and hardware attributes, and the page you requested. Once you register with Computer Division and sign in to our services you are no longer anonymous to us and your usage data will be connected to your account.
Computer Division uses information (including anonymous and pseudonymous information, as well as personally identifiable information) for the following general purposes: to personalize the advertising and content you see, fulfill your requests for products and services, improve our services, contact you, conduct research, and provide anonymous reporting for internal and external clients. Computer Division may transfer your personal information for the general purposes set out above to any Computer Division group company worldwide, and they may use your personal information as set forth below.
You can find more information within the topic Data Transfer .
INFORMATION SHARING AND DISCLOSURE
Computer Division does not rent, sell, or share information about you (including personally identifiable information) with other people or non-affiliated companies except to provide products or services you’ve requested, when we have your permission, or for the following purposes:
• to provide the information to trusted partners who work on behalf of or with Computer Division under confidentiality agreements. These companies may use such information to help Computer Division communicate with you (to the extent consented by you) about offers from Computer Division and our marketing partners. However, these companies do not have any independent right to share this information.
• to respond to subpoenas, court orders, legal process, or to any legitimate request by authorities with which compliance is required, or to establish or exercise legal rights or defend against legal claims.
Computer Division displays targeted advertisements based on anonymity or pseudonymous data and information, and Computer Division may also display targeted advertisements based on personally identifiable information. Advertisers (including ad serving companies) may assume that people who interact with, view, or click targeted ads meet the targeting criteria —for example, women ages 18-24 from a particular geographic area. Computer Division does not provide any personally identifiable information to the advertiser when you interact with or view a targeted ad. However, by interacting with or viewing an ad you are consenting to the possibility that the advertiser will make the assumption that you meet the targeting criteria used to display the ad.
Computer Division may set and access Computer Division cookies on your computer.
Computer Division allows selected companies that are presenting advertisements on some of our pages to set and access their cookies on your computer. Other companies’ use of their cookies is subject to their own privacy policies, not this one. Advertisers or other companies do not have access to Computer Division’s cookies. You can find more information within the topic “third-party cookies”.
YOUR ABILITY TO EDIT AND DELETE YOUR ACCOUNT INFORMATION AND PREFERENCES
You can edit your Computer Division Account Information, including your marketing preferences, at any time.
New categories of marketing communications might be added to the Marketing Preferences page from time to time. Users who visit this page can opt out of receiving future marketing communications from these new categories or they can unsubscribe by following instructions contained in the messages they receive.
We reserve the right to send you certain communications, such as service announcements and administrative messages and other communications relating to the Computer Division service, without offering you the opportunity to opt out of receiving them.
You may delete your Computer Division account by visiting our Account Deletion page, verifying your password once more and confirming your choice to terminate the account. Please click here to read about what information may possibly temporarily remain in our archived records after your account has been deleted.
CONFIDENTIALITY AND SECURITY
We limit access to information about you to employees who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs.
We have physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with our legal obligations to protect information about you.
To learn more about security, including the security steps we have taken and security steps you can take, please read Security at Computer Division.
POSTING ON PUBLICLY ACCESSIBLE AREAS
A publicly accessible area is any area of Computer Division that is accessible by the general public and may be indexed by search engines.
Computer Division offers you the opportunity to post, submit and exchange content and information on publicly accessible areas, such as Computer Division Groups, Computer Division Message Boards and Computer Division Answers.
You should exercise caution if you choose to disclose personally identifiable information in a publicly accessible area. Remember that this information may remain indefinitely in the publicly accessible area of the Service. Also, depending on the particular Service, other users may also be able to view two or more of your individual postings collectively.
You are solely responsible for any information that you disclose and disseminate on publicly accessible areas.
If you have a concern about any personally identifiable information you have posted on any publicly accessible areas and are unable to delete or edit it, please refer your query to Computer division staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Computer Division may amend this policy from time to time. If we make any substantial changes in the way we use your information we will notify you by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your Computer Division account or by posting a prominent notice on our pages.
QUESTIONS OR SUGGESTIONS
If you have questions or suggestions complete a feedback form.
Last Updated: May 4, 2013