COLLECTION OF CONSUMER DATA
Data Rocks (“we”) are specialists in the collection and provision of consumer data for marketing purposes and we are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We work with many of the UK’s leading brands to help them target their offers more precisely by collecting key purchasing information on their behalf. Data Rocks provides such organisations with the key information they need in order to better target their products and services.
INFORMATION COLLECTED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE
We collect information from visitors to this website through the use of contact us Webpages. We collect your details when you email us with an enquiry or contact us directly by telephone on the contact numbers provided on this website.
USE OF PERSONAL DATA
We process personal information collected via this website for the purposes of:
- Providing information about products and services
- Providing and personalising our services
- Dealing with your enquiries and requests
- Administering orders and accounts relating to our suppliers or customers
DATA CAPTURE INFORMATION
We will send you information according to the preferences you submitted via email or when you contact us by telephone. If you would like to change these preferences at any point, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 020 3794 6260. Alternatively, you can also write to us at: Data Rocks, Compass House, Chivers Way, Cambridge CB24 9AD.
HOW TO MANAGE THE INFORMATION DATA ROCKS & OUR CONTRACTED PARTNERS MAY HOLD
You may request access to, rectification and/or erasure of any personal data which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998 and the GDPR.
If a consumer decides to remove themselves from Data Rocks and our contracted partners advertising activities, or to unsubscribe from our databases they can contact us at email@example.com or by calling the following telephone number: 020 3794 6260. Alternatively, you can also write to us at: Data Rocks, Compass House, Chivers Way, Cambridge CB24 9AD. The consumer must include their name, address and e-mail address and clear instructions regarding changes they are requesting.
Please note that your information may be used to send you details of those products or services that we offer that we have identified as likely to be of interest to you. This will be in accordance with the preferences that you indicated when you contacted us by email or called us on the contact number provided.
If at any point you would like to opt-out of receiving communications from us, or would like to change the channels (such as email or post) that we use to contact you, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or you can also write to us at: Data Rocks, Compass House, Chivers Way, Cambridge CB24 9AD.
We may disclose your personal information to third parties. We will only disclose data when obliged to disclose personal data by law, or the disclosure is ‘necessary’ for purposes of national security, taxation and criminal investigation, or we have your consent, and to the following:
- Business partners
- Suppliers we engage to process data on our behalf
- Successors in title to our business
Data Rocks may be recognised under one of its trading names, as below:
- National Surveys
- Consumer UK
HOW WE USE YOUR DATA
The information that you volunteer to Data Rocks, via either consumer survey programs, partners or websites, may be shared and used to appropriately target offers and marketing communication from our clients and from our selected third party partners. Marketing communication may be via telemarketing, email, post, SMS/MMS; depending on the contact information that you provide to Data Rocks.
By volunteering your telephone number via third parties, you are agreeing to telephone contact from our clients, our selected third party partners and any named sponsors of specific survey questions.
Some questions on the consumer surveys are specific to named sponsor organisations, and by expressing a specific positive interest in their brand or products you are also agreeing to contact from them.
Data Rocks and our selected third party partners will use your data to provide you with information on products or services which we or they feel may be of interest to you, or where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes. Data is stored for up to 12 months to make sure that your details are not sent to the same brand / company again.
The following sectors are the industry types you can expect your data to be supplied to, depending on the answers given by you and your stated interest.
- Home Improvement
- Telecoms and Utilities
- Loans, credit cards and mortgages
- Investments and savings
- Personal Injury
- Holiday Sickness
- Debt Management
- Car Warranty
- Private Medical
- Life Insurance
- Boiler Cover
- Other Insurance
- Health & Well-being
- Media & publishing companies
- Legal Services
- Educational Institutions
Your data may be used for:
- Analytical modelling and market research purposes;
- Validation, enhancement, information verification, suppression, and to the extent permitted by law, individual reference or look-up services, by Data Rocks and third parties.
The information you give us may be combined with other information about you that is obtained from other sources. For example:
If you are already a customer of a third party, that third party might wish to add an e-mail address you give us to the customer records that it holds about you, and use that email address to maintain their relationship with you and/or to offer you goods and services that are similar to those you have previously purchased.
The consent you provided for any information you have previously shared with us or any third parties will be renewed at the time you give your consent for any new information sharing unless you indicate otherwise by contacting us, by e-mailing us at email@example.com
WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
OPTING OUT AT A LATER DATE
Once you have given your consent, you can however still control whether or not you continue to receive communications from such third parties. The method of control depends on the channel of communication:
To withdraw your consent for live or automated calls from anyone you can add your name to the Telephone Preference Service which is maintained at this website address: www.tpsonline.org.uk
You can also opt out at any time from communications via any of the methods described by e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that such opt-out will only apply to communications from those third parties with whom we have a business relationship. If you opt out this way, you may still receive communications from third parties with whom we have no relationship.
You can also withdraw your consent for postal marketing from anyone by adding your details to the Mailing Preference Service. For more details please go to www.mpsonline.org.uk
EMAIL OR SMS
You can unsubscribe from receiving e-mail or SMS marketing communications from any individual third party by using the instructions in any email communication such third party sends you (usually an ‘unsubscribe’ or ‘STOP’ link).
The Direct Marketing Association: www.dma.org.uk
The Information Commissioner: www.ico.org.uk
All third party users of your data are required to adopt and implement best practice security measures to prevent the loss of or unauthorised access to your personal information.
If you have any queries or concerns about the data usage please contact us by emailing us at email@example.com
CONTACTING US, EXCERSING YOUR INFORMATION RIGHTS AND COMPLAINTS
SUBJECT ACCESS REQUESTS
You have the right to see what personal data we hold about you. To obtain a copy of the personal information we hold about you, please write to us at: Data Rocks., Compass House, Chivers Way, Cambridge CB24 9AD.
Given that the Internet is a global environment, using it to collect and process personal data necessarily involves the transmission of data on an international basis. This means for instance that data you pass to us may be processed outside the European Economic Area, although the data will always be held securely and in line with the requirements of UK data protection legislation. By communicating electronically with us, you acknowledge and agree to our processing of personal data in this way.