Privacy Policy for Progressive Content Ltd
Progressive Content is the trading name for Progressive Content Ltd. At Progressive Content Ltd we are dedicated to safeguarding and preserving your privacy when visiting our site or communicating electronically with us.

This Privacy Policy, together with our terms of use, provides an explanation as to what happens to any personal data that you provide to us, or that we collect from you.

This Policy is updated from time to time so please review this Policy regularly.

Progressive Content Ltd is subject to the UK Data Protection Act 1998 and is registered in the UK with the Information Commissioner to process your personal information.

Information We Collect


In operating our website we may collect and process the following data about you:

  1. Details of your visits to our website and the resources that you access, including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs, IP address, operating system, access times, what browser you are using and other communication data.

  2. A number of websites within our group of companies, subsidiaries, related companies and affiliates are tracked using Google Analytics and WebTrends. To view their respective privacy policies and details on opting out, please use the following links:


  3. Information that you provide by filling in forms on our website, such as when you register for information or make a purchase.

  4. Information provided to us when you communicate with us for any reason.


Use of Cookies


On occasion, we may gather information about your computer for our services and to provide statistical information regarding the use of our website to our advertisers.

Such information will not identify you personally it is statistical data about our visitors and their use of our site. This statistical data does not identify any personal details whatsoever.

Similarly to the above, we may gather information about your general internet use by using cookies. Where used, these cookies are downloaded to your computer automatically. These cookies are stored on the hard drive of your computer as cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. They help us to improve our website and the service that we provide to you.

All computers have the ability to decline cookies. This can be done by activating the setting on your browser which enables you to decline the cookies. Please note that should you choose to decline cookies, you may be unable to access particular parts of our website. Our advertisers may also use cookies, over which we have no control.

Cookies we set on our own sites


These cookies include:

ASP.NET_SessionId and __RequestVerificationToken_Lw__ cookies. These cookies are used to remember things during your session, so we can do things within the session like logins and personalisation of settings. When you close your browser, these cookies are deleted

WT_FPC This is a WebTrends tracking cookie. We use this to track users anonymously through the site.

Cookies set on our sites by our commercial service providers


We use a range of third party services on our sites, from statistics packages to advertising, video delivery, content delivery and even low level, techie functions like load balancing our servers so they are always available when you want to use them. Some of these services require the use of cookies to work properly. These services include:

Statistics


Google Analytics provide anonymised statistical information for us. They process IP addresses and information from other cookies used on our sites so we know how many page views we have, how many users we have, what browsers they are using (so we can target our resources in the right way to maximise compatibility for the majority of our users) and, in some cases, in which country, city or region they are located. These cookies include: __gads, __utma, __utmb, __utmc and __utmz

Google Analytics Privacy Policy

Social Media Tracking


__utmx, __utmxx, di, dt, loc, psc, uid, uit and uvc are cookies that are used to collect certain non-personally identifiable information automatically which enables us to better understand how people are consuming and sharing our content socially and which content is more popular.

Third Party Links


The advertisements on our sites are served by a number of third party ad serving providers, including DoubleClick,Advertising.com, Adviva.net (Specific Media), AdRevolver (BlueLithium-Yahoo!), 247realmedia.com and Eyeblaster, amongst others. The cookies accompanying the ads allow them and their advertisers to monitor the effectiveness of the ads (e.g. by using statistical analysis cookies) and make the ads more relevant to you (e.g. if you use our sites from outside of the UK, you may get ads from your local country). If you would like more information about the cookies used by the providers listed above, please see their privacy policies at:

General third party opt-outs


You can learn about and opt out of a number of commercial third party cookies atwww.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp. Some of the opt-outs used by our commercial service providers require a cookie to be placed on your PC which is only used to tell the relevant cookie servers not to send you any further cookies.

Setting up your browser to control or delete cookies


You can find up-to-date information clearly explaining how to control or delete cookies on your Windows PC or Apple Mac at www.aboutcookies.org

To control or delete cookies on your mobile phone, please refer to your handset manufacturer's help manual.

We use Macromedia Flash Player to deliver certain services on our sites. To improve user experience, Local Shared Objects - or Flash Cookies as they are commonly known - are employed to provide features such as auto-resume or saving preferences. Flash Cookies are stored on a user's terminal much the same as cookies are, however it is not possible to manage them at browser level in the same way.

Additional information regarding cookies and opting-out is available at www.youronlinechoices.co.uk andwww.allaboutcookies.org

Use of Your Information


The information that we collect and store relating to you is primarily used to enable us to provide our services to you. In addition, we may use the information for the following purposes:

  1. To provide you with information requested from us, relating to our products or services. To provide information on other products or services within our group of companies, subsidiaries, related companies and affiliates, which we feel may be of interest to you.

  2. To meet our contractual commitments to you.

  3. To notify you about any changes to our website, such as improvements or service/product changes, that may affect our service.

  4. Personalise your experience.


If you are a previous or existing customer, we may contact you with information about products and services similar to those which you have previously expressed an interest in. You may stop these messages at any time by emailingsupport@thecontentcloud.net or opting-out using the link at the bottom of every marketing message you receive from us.

Chat and Message Boards


A number of websites within our group of companies, subsidiaries, related companies and affiliates offer chat and message boards. Please be advised that information posted in these venues may become public knowledge.

Storing Your Personal Data


We may transfer data that we collect from you to locations outside of the European Economic Area for processing and storing. Also, it may be processed by staff operating outside the European Economic Area who work for us or for one of our suppliers. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this potential transfer, storing or processing. We will take all reasonable steps to make sure that your data is treated securely and in agreement with this Privacy Policy.

Data that is provided to us is stored on our secure servers. Details relating to any transactions entered into on our site will be encrypted to ensure its safety.

The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of data sent to us electronically and transmission of such data is therefore entirely at your own risk. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password so that you can access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.

Disclosing Your Information


Where applicable, we may disclose your personal and non-personal information to any member of our group. This includes, where applicable, subsidiaries, related companies or affiliates.

  1. Where we sell any or all of our business and/or our assets to a third party.

  2. Where we are legally required to disclose your information.

  3. To assist fraud protection and minimise credit risk


Children


Please note that we do not collect any personal information from children under thirteen years of age and that no child under thirteen should submit any personal information to any of the Sites. Should we discover that any such personal information has been delivered to any of the Sites, we will remove that information as soon as possible.

Access To Information


The Data Protection Act 1998 gives you the right to access the information that we hold about you. Please note that any request for access may be subject to payment of a fee of £10

Contacting Us


We welcome any queries, comments or requests you may have regarding this Privacy Policy. Please do not hesitate to contact us at:

support@thecontentcloud.net

Progressive Content Ltd
c/o ContentCloud team
John Carpenter House
John Carpenter Street
London EC4Y 0AN
United Kindom