For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, The Fat Pig Company UK is the data controller (i.e. the company who is responsible for, and controls the processing of, your personal data).
We will obtain personal data about you (such as your name, address, telephone number, email address and opinions) whenever you complete an online form or post on our forums.
For example, we will obtain your personal data when you register to use this website, send us feedback, post material, contact us for any reason, sign up to a service, enter a competition, purchase goods or services.
Occasionally, we may receive information about you from other sources which we will add to the information which we already hold about you in order to help us provide goods and services and improve and personalise our service to you.
We will use your personal data for the purposes described in the data protection notice that was brought to your attention at the time your data were obtained. These purposes include:
Marketing and opting out
We may share your personal data with organisations who are our business partners and we or they may contact you, unless you have asked us or them not to do so, by mail, telephone, SMS, text/picture/video message, email or via any other media about specific products, services, promotions or special offers which may be of interest to you.
If you prefer not to receive any further marketing communications from us, you can opt out at any time. See further Your rights below.
Disclosure of your personal data
We may disclose your personal data to:
We will use technical and organisational measures to safeguard your personal data.Whilst we will use all reasonable efforts to safeguard your personal data, you acknowledge that the use of the internet is not entirely secure and for this reason we cannot guarantee the security or integrity of any personal data which are transferred from you or to you via the internet.
We may monitor and record communications with you, such as, telephone conversations and emails for the purpose of quality assurance, training, fraud prevention and compliance
If you give us information on behalf of someone, you confirm that the other person has appointed you to act on his/her behalf and has agreed that you can:
A cookie is a small text file that is downloaded onto ‘terminal equipment’ (e.g. a computer or smartphone) when the user accesses a website. It allows the website to recognise that user’s device and store some information about the user’s preferences or past actions. The website only uses ‘Session Cookies’ to aid visitors use of the site. These are not stored anywhere once the web session is closed. The website does use Google Analytics to collect generic information including the visitor volumes, location of searcher (IP address), search device used, pages visited, originating website etc.