Privacy Policy

We know how important your privacy is and we (Perkz Ltd) will do everything we can to protect your personal information. Our business model is simple ­ we are paid by your employer and we do not make money by trading in your personal information. If you do have any concerns though, please call our Helpdesk.


Employer Access To Data

Because your employer pays us to operate Perkz Staff Benefits for you, they’ll want to know how the site is performing. However, we won’t share any of your shopping habits so where you shop, how much you’ve spent and how much you’ve saved as an individual is kept confidential.


Sharing Information

We sometimes need to share some of your details with a third party (e.g. arranging a product to be sent to you). But we never give or sell that data to anyone else. We remain the owner and controller of it at all times

We always follow the requirements of the Data Protection Act, so if we have evidence or reason to suspect that purchases on your account could be fraudulent then we may be required to share your information as part of a legal or official investigation. As long as you’re using this website within ourT erms & Conditions, and not breaking the law, you don’t need to worry about this!


Information We Collect

To validate that you are eligible for access to this service we’ll need to collect and store some personal information about you, such as your name, payroll number, email address, postal address, contact telephone number, gender and date of birth.

We won’t share your personal preferences with anyone, but we will track clicks, retailer visits and offer views, so we can improve your experience on the site. Please read our C ookie Policy for more information.

We never store your debit or credit card details as they are sent directly to our payment processor. For the purpose of withdrawals to you bank account, we will store your bank details until the withdrawal is processed, after which all the details will be destroyed.

To ensure we provide you with a secure environment we will store your IP address. Although an IP address can identify a specific device on the internet, it cannot identify you, so please don’t worry.


Other

To use some of our discounts, you will end up on another website and their privacy policy or security precautions will be different from ours, so please check you’re comfortable with their own policies and precautions before you do anything.


Cookie Policy

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and it is completely anonymous.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

We take your privacy very seriously and comply with the recent UK and EU law on handling cookies and provide (you) the user with means to remove such cookies or prevent your computer from accepting them in the future. Use of this website implies consent to this policy. If you do not accept this policy, you should configure your browser software to block cookies, or discontinue use of the website.

Below is a table detailing the types of cookies this site employs, and their usage:

Cookie Type Duration Description
Cookie Notice Footer Persistent 1 Year In the footer of each web page on this site you will see a message alerting you of our privacy and cookie policy. If you’ve seen this message once, you probably won’t want to see it again. We use a cookie to remember this setting. User data is all anonymous.
Google Analytics     To understand how people use our site, and to discover areas on our site with issues, we use Google Analytics. Most websites use some sort of analytics program like this. The data it collects helps us see things like how many people visit our site, which country they are from, how many pages they visited, how fast our site loaded, and so on. All data collected is completely anonymous, it does not identify you as an individual in any way.
Hubspot Session, Persistent Session, 1 Year Our site uses Hubspot to gather additional usage data to help us improve the website, and to offer an improved and personalized experience based on user preferences. This data is completely anonymous unless you submit your contact details through our site, in which case it will identify you as a unique user in order to personalize your experience should you return. We will never share your contact information with third parties, and it is never stored as a cookie.

 

Perkz Ltd.

Version 5.0 Updated November 2014