IMPORTANT GDPR DEFINITIONS AND TERMINOLOGIES
Any information related to a natural person or ‘Data Subject’ that can be used to directly or indirectly identify the person.
A natural person whose personal data is processed by a Data Controller.
The entity that determines the purposes, conditions and means of the processing of personal data.
Any freely given, specific, informed and explicit consent by statement or action signifying agreement to the processing of the personal data by the user “Data Subject”.
Any operation performed on personal data, whether or not by automated means, including collection, use, recording, etc.
PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION
We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, register on the site, place an order, subscribe to the newsletter, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.
NON-PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION
We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers’ utilized and other similar information.
WEB BROWSER COOKIES
HOW WE USE COLLECTED INFORMATION
You Said It.co.uk (Bluezon Limited) may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:
– To improve customer service
Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
– To personalize user experience
We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.
– To improve our Site
We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
– To process payments
We may use the information Users provide about themselves when placing an order only to provide service to that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service.
– To run a promotion, contest, survey or other Site feature
To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.
– To send periodic emails
We may use the email address to send User information and updates pertaining to their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or User may contact us via our Site.
We collect your public profile data only from your consent that you grant before initiating Social Login, from the social network used to login at our website. This data includes your first name, last name, email address, link to your social media profile, unique identifier, social profile avatar. This data is used to create your user profile at our website. You can revoke this consent at any time by sending us an email.
HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.
Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and its Users happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures.
SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.
THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.
You can prevent Google Analytics from tracking you by clicking the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set, which will prevent you being tracked when visiting this website in the future:
Deactivate Google Analytics.
As a continuation of our commitment to protecting your privacy, we want to inform you that we use Google SafeSearch and Amazon Rekognition to check uploaded photos and videos.
Google SafeSearch is a search engine technology that helps to filter out explicit content from the search results. We use this technology to automatically scan and filter out any inappropriate images that may be uploaded to our platform.
Amazon Rekognition is a machine learning service that can identify objects, people, text, scenes, and activities in images and videos. We use this technology to analyze and filter out any videos that may contain inappropriate content.
We understand that your privacy is important and assure you that all uploaded photos and videos will be kept secure and confidential. We will only use these technologies to ensure that our platform remains safe and appropriate for all users.
By using our platform, you agree to our use of Google SafeSearch and Amazon Rekognition for these purposes.
We use GPT-3.5-turbo, a language model trained by OpenAI, on our website to provide certain services and features. GPT-3.5-turbo allows us to generate natural language responses to user inputs and queries. When using GPT-3.5-turbo, we may collect and process data from your interactions with the website, such as your IP address, browser type, and device information. We may also collect and store the content of your interactions with GPT-3.5-turbo to improve its performance and accuracy.
EMAIL OPT-OUT OPTION
We offer you the chance to “opt-out” of having your personally identifiable information used for particular functions, when we ask you for this detail. If you do not want to receive any additional material or notifications from us, you can show your preference on our registration/Subscription form or notify us through email by sending an email to [email protected] or by clicking unsubscribe button in any of our emails.
COMPLIANCE WITH CHILDREN’S ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT
Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our Site from those we actually know are under 18, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 18.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at please click here.
Retention period refers to the time period for which we keep your data stored on your servers or computers. You Said It removes all the data of users “data subject” after a period of 5 years with a condition – inactiveness from the user or request from the user to remove the data.
However, if you (user) wants us to remove their data from our website and servers because they do not wish to use our services anymore they can always contact us with their concerns at [email protected] and we will make sure to take care of any query or concern requested by the user.
DATA BREACH NOTIFICATION
We haven’t faced any data breach ever however we will report any unlawful data breach of this website’s database to all the relevant individuals and authorities within the prescribed time period 72, only if it is obvious that personal information or data stored in an identifiable manner has been stolen or breached.
YOUR RIGHTS AND CONTROL OVER INFORMATION UNDER GDPR
Profile Updates – Users will have the right and access to update their information on their profiles such as name, email, address and contact details.
Email preferences – We respect the privacy and personal choices of our users. As an individual user, you can always opt-out or unsubscribe any time if you do not want to receive any promotional emails. We try to cater the unsubscribe requests of our users in a timely and prompt manner. You can always click on the “unsubscribe link” in any of our emails to not receive any further emails in future.
Right to Erasure – Users have the right to contact us if they want us to delete their information from our servers. If you are not comfortable about your data being stored with us, you can always send us a request to remove your personal information and we will erase it from our servers. Furthermore, you will not be able to sign-in or continue with using our services or products.
Right to be informed – user’s right to know how we process your information/data
Right to access – user’s right to ask us of what information we hold about you on our systems
Right to data portability – user’s right to receive the personal data which you have shared with us, in a structured and machine-readable format to transfer to another data controller with your own consent and/or under any binding contract.
LEGAL OBLIGATION TO DISCLOSE PERSONAL INFORMATION
You Said It does not collect sensitive personal data, furthermore we only collect personal information for a lawful purpose, which is directly related to the website’s activities and necessary for that purpose. We only ask for information that is significant for the successful processing of your queries and concerns. We do not process any personal information without the consent of the users. Users have a free will to give consent for the use and processing of their personal data in order to receive great user experience. We do not disclose the personal information of the users to anyone else without prior consent, however there are some exceptions in which we might disclose your data such as:
- For certain purposes to do with criminal justice or the taxation system
- For processing personal data in connection with regulatory activities.
- Personal data is exempt from the non-disclosure provisions if you are required to disclose it; by or under any UK enactment; by any rule of common law; or by an order of a court or tribunal in any jurisdiction.
YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
YOUR OBLIGATIONS WHEN USING THIS WEBSITE
By using this Website, you confirm that you are aged 18 or over.
You agree to use this Website only for lawful purposes and in a way which does not infringe the rights of any anyone else or restrict or inhibit anyone else’s use and enjoyment of this Website.
You may download and print content from this Website solely for your own personal use. However, you must not copy, use or otherwise deal with Website content for any other reason. You must not modify or redistribute the content of this Website or reproduce, link, frame or deep-link it on any other website without our express written permission. You are not entitled to use the content of this Website for commercial exploitation in any circumstances.
You Said It (Bluezon Limited)
Polar House, East Norfolk Street, Carlisle, Cumbria CA2 5JL
This document was last updated on 13th April, 2023