HotLizard Limited Privacy Policy

What information do we collect?

Our websites www.Hotlizard.net, www.Jobboard.com and www.recruitersites.co.uk collect information from you when you register on our sites, place an order or fill out a form.

When ordering or registering on our sites, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number or credit card information. You may visit our sites anonymously, but functionality will be restricted.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To service a contract
  • To personalise your experience
  • To improve our websites
  • To improve customer service
  • To process transactions
  • To send periodic emails

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information.

We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway provider's database only to be accessible by those authorised with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.

After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be stored on our servers.

We train our staff on how to keep your information safe and private.

HotLizard will report and take steps outlined by the data protection law if your information is part of a security breach

Do we use cookies?

Yes, our websites do use cookies as outlined below

Introduction

We will ask you to consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy when you first visit our websites. By using our websites you are agreeing to this policy and consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

What are cookies?

As is common practice with almost all interactive websites sites use cookies. Cookies are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this will downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the site’s functionality.

How we use cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will disable certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The cookies we set

If you create an account with us then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.

We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

This site offers e-commerce or payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly and minimise the chances of duplicate payments.

When you submit data through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms, cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

Third party cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.

As we sell products it's important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our site actually make a purchase and as such this is the kind of data that these cookies will track. This is important to you as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and product costs to ensure the best possible price.

In some cases we may provide you with custom content based on what you tell us about yourself either directly or indirectly by linking a social media account. These types of cookies simply allow us to provide you with content that we feel may be of interest to you.

What ‘cookies’ does our website use?

Cookie Name

Purpose / Description

Expiration time

cookienoticecookie

Saves information to allow the website to determine whether or not to display a visitor the cookie notice.

 

Contains the version of the cookie notice last displayed, the number of times it has been displayed, and whether it has been acknowledged.

180 days

ASP.NET_SessionId

Stores a unique session identifier upon accessing the first page in a session, and allows functions to access information submitted earlier in the session.

When visitor closes their browser

Google Analytics cookies

_ga

Used to distinguish users (to help count how many people visit your site by tracking if you’ve visited before)

2 years

_gid

Used to distinguish users (to help count how many people visit your site by tracking if you’ve visited before)

24 hours

_gat_customerTracker

Used to throttle request rate.

1 minute

_gat

Used to throttle request rate.

1 minute

We use Google Analytics for anonymised site usage analysis to help us improve our website.

Other Google Analytics cookies may depending on configuration also be set, see https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage

 

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Telephone call recording

We record all telephone calls. Our legitimate interest is to assist in dealing with your enquiry and for training and security purposes. This recorded data is held for a maximum of 90 days

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

As part of the California Online Privacy Protection Act, all users of our site may make any changes to their information at any time by logging into the administration panel and going to the 'Application Settings' page.

Children's Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children's Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

Online Privacy Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Your consent

By using our site, you consent to our website's privacy policy.

Contacting us

If you have any queries relating to our use of your information, please contact our data protection representative by email at the address below.

dpo@hotlizard.net

HotLizard Limited
Aspire House
Tower Business Park
Kelvedon Road
Tiptree
Colchester
Essex
CO5 0LX
United Kingdom

How to complain

Please let us know if you have any concerns about how we used your personal information by contacting us.

You have the right to report your concerns to UK’s data protection supervisory authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We keep our Privacy Policy under regular review. Any changes to our Privacy Policy in the future will be posted on our website and, where appropriate, we will contact you about changes.

This policy was last updated on 24th May 2018