Here at approved mobiles we know how important your privacy can be to you. That is why if you are ever asked to provide information on this site that reveals your identity we will make sure it is protect to the best of our ability. How we protect, use and store that information is outline in this policy.
How we secure your information
We take the security of the information we hold very serious and we take every measure to put in to place suitable electronic, physical and managerial procedure to safeguard any information that we do collect. We are constantly changing and upgrading these procedures and safeguards to ensure the highest level of security of any information on this site.
What information do we record?
We collect anonymous information from as soon as you enter our site. We collect information on entry and exit points of the site as well as page views, IP addresses and duration spent on the site. When you interact with our site you may be asked to provide personal information such as:
- Your name
- Your Email address
- Your Phone number
- Your Preferences
- Your Interests
What do we do with the information we gather
The information we collect is used in a number of way to benefit both the user and ApprovedMobiles.com webmasters. The information collected is used for:
- Site improvement
- Strategy development
- Internal record keeping
- User registry
- Advertisement selection
Our cookie use and policies
The cookies used on this website have been categorised based on the categories found in the ICC UK Cookie guide. Cookies are simple text files that store information about your preferences and can help improve your experiences. This information is stored on your device when you access our site and sent back on each subsequent visit, or to another site that recognises that cookie.
You can find more information about cookies at:
The categories of cookies we use on ApprovedMobiles.com are as follows:
Category 1: strictly necessary cookies These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for, like shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided.
Category 2: performance cookies These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works. By using our website, you agree that we can place these type of cookies on your device.
Category 3: functionality cookies These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, a website may be able to provide you with local weather reports or traffic news by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites. By using our website, you agree that we can place these type of cookies on your device.
Category 4: targeting cookies or advertising cookies These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organizations.
Links to other sites
While using our website you may come across links to third party websites. These links have been placed there for further information or sites of interest on that pages content. You may also come across links to third party sites used for advertisement purposes. We do vet all sites that we link to ensure they are of high quality and of importance reference to our users, however we cannot accept any responsibility for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Your personal Information rights
You can reduce the use of any information that is held about you that was collected using this site by:
• Opting out of direct advertising or third party advertising by selecting not to be included in such advertisement at the point of submitting your information.
• If you have already submitted your information and would like to be excluded from any future promotion using your submitted information please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org from the email account used with the original information submitted. To be removed from our advertisement list can take up to 14 days from submitting an exclusion request.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998.
To do this, please email us at: email@example.com stating your requirements from the email account in reference to your submitted information.