Home Taps - Privacy Policy

Home Taps is part of The Home Shopping Partnership

At Home Taps we respect the privacy of our users and follow a strict privacy policy. This Privacy Policy is applicable to any personal information which we may receive via the web site located at Home Taps, and is devised to help you feel more confident about the privacy and security of your personal details. Be assured that the information you share with Home Taps is kept strictly confidential and fully secure, and that Home Taps will never misuse this information.

The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for Home Taps.

Personal User Data
The only ways in which Home Taps may receive personally identifiable information about you is if you knowingly and willingly provide the information by contacting us using email or through one of our service areas, including, but not limited to, contests and promotions. In such areas, the information you disclose is done so knowingly and willingly, at your sole discretion. The personally identifiable information you disclose is optional, and is normally required so as to effectively process orders or to reply to your email and correspondence.

If you give us permission to use your email address and name we are not responsible for any correspondence that you may receive. We do not sell or compile lists of email addresses for marketing purposes. Users can opt in to receive our newsletter if they wish. Home Taps will never share the aggregate results of the data it receives with advertisers or any other forms of internet activities. We are committed to user privacy protection and will keep everything secure as stated in the Data Protection Act, 1984.

Transaction Information
We ask you to provide information related to each transaction, consisting of the amount of the transaction, the type of transaction and the financial information required to complete the transaction. We DO NOT retain this information from each of your transactions, therefore for future transactions that you may make with us, this information will need to be provided again.

Third Party Sites
Home Taps links to other sites in order to provide you with additional useful information and services. Third party Internet sites and services accessible through Home Taps have separate privacy and data collection practices, independent of us. Home Taps has no responsibility or liability for these independent policies or actions. Please be careful and responsible whenever you're online. We encourage you to look for and review the privacy policies of any third-party site you visit.

Standard User Data
The standard data we collect about our users is not personally identifiable information, meaning it is not information which identifies them as an individual. By using any of Home Taps services or reading its content, you agree that you understand the nature of this data collection.

When you log onto Home Taps, certain standard information is normally collected by our servers. This information may include, but may not be limited to, the location or website from which you came, the time you spend on parts of Home Taps or its related sites, the software you use to browse the Internet (for example Netscape or Microsoft Internet Explorer), the amount of information you access from Home Taps and quantity of pages downloaded. This data collection is standard and common to most websites on the Internet.

This information does not identify you as an individual, and none of this information will be disclosed in any form that is specific to you as a user of Home Taps, unless otherwise stated. Home Taps will not otherwise knowingly retain and/or disclose this standard data other than in an aggregate forms.

Parts of the Home Taps website may use cookies to better provide our services and information. On the Internet, a "cookie" is file that a website transfers to a user's computer for record-keeping purposes. This is a common feature of many websites on the Internet, and is employed by Home Taps to better serve to you our services and content. The cookie is stored on your own computer (not our servers) and file that is stored on your computer is small in size and does not identify you personally.

Further Policy
It is a Home Taps policy that we will not disclose personally identifiable information you may choose to submit to Home Taps to any third parties. We follow a strict policy of no 'spam' and no sales of personally identifiable information.

We welcome users of all ages to our content and services. If you are under the age of thirteen (13), we do, however, specifically request that you have the permission of your parents or legal guardian to view any content at Home Taps and to take part in any and all services we offer, as we cannot and will not be held responsible for any information received or disclosed by our users.

Notes to Parents
We respect that you may wish to monitor the content and services your child uses on the Internet. If you wish for your child to be removed from any and/or all Home Taps services, please send an email specifically requesting your wish to webmaster@Home-Taps.co.uk Please note, however, that while we will subsequently use our best endeavours to prevent your child from using our services, we cannot and will not be held responsible for access to our services your child may subsequently gain, as this is out of our control.

User Consent
By using our Web site, you consent to the collection and uses of the information detailed here. Any changes in our Privacy Policy will appear on this page so you are aware of what we collect and how we use it.

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact webmaster@Home-Taps.co.uk