PRIVACY & COOKIES


PRIVACY POLICY

Velon Limited ("We" or “Velon”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This Privacy Policy (together with our terms of use and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.

Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. By visiting www.velon.cc (“our site”) you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”), the data controller is Velon Limited of 71 Queen Victoria Street, London, EC4V 4BE.

We may collect and process the following data about you:

  • Information you give us. You may give us information about you by filling in forms on our site or by corresponding with us by e-mail or otherwise. This includes information you provide when you register to use our site, subscribe to our service, participate in discussion boards or other social media functions on our site, enter a competition, promotion or survey and when you report a problem with our site. The information you give us may include (but is not limited to) your name, address, e-mail address and phone number, personal description or social media usernames.
  • Information we collect about you. With regard to each of your visits to our site we may automatically collect the following information: 
    • technical information, including the Internet protocol address (also known as an ‘IP address’) used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform; and/or
    • information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (also known as a ‘URL’) through and from our site (including date and time), page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page.
    • Information we receive from other sources. We may receive information about you if you use any other website we operate or the other services we provide, or from our shareholders. We are also working closely with third parties and may receive information about you from them.

COOKIES

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our site. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our site and also allows us to improve our site. For detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them see our Cookie Policy.

USES MADE OF THE INFORMATION

We use information held about you in the following ways:

  • Information you give to us. We will use this information:
    • to notify you about changes to our service; and/or
    • to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
  • Information we collect about you. We will use this information:
    • to administer our site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
    • to improve our site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
    • to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so; and/or
    • as part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure.
  • Information we receive from other sources. We may combine this information with information you give to us and information we collect about you. We may us this information and the combined information for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION

We may share your personal information with any shareholder of Velon or current/future members of our group.

We may share your information with selected third parties including analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our site.

We may disclose your personal information to third parties:

  • in the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets;
  • if Velon, or substantially all of its assets, are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets; and/or
  • if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our Terms of Use [www.velon.cc/terms-conditions] and other agreements, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Velon, our customers or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

YOUR RIGHTS

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data.  You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at media@velon.cc.

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from other websites.  If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

ACCESS TO INFORMATION

The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to go towards our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

Any changes we may make to our Privacy Policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our Privacy Policy.

CONTACT

Questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy Policy are welcomed and should be addressed to media@velon.cc.

VELON, OUR MEMBERS AND OUR BUSINESS ASSOCIATES ARE THE OWNER OF ALL THE COPYRIGHT AND ANY OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS (BOTH REGISTERED AND UNREGISTERED) IN OUR SITE AND IN THE CONTENT THAT APPEARS IN IT. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO TAKE LEGAL ACTION TO THE FULLEST EXTENT POSSIBLE UNDER THE LAW AGAINST ANY INDIVIDUAL OR ENTITY WHO REPRODUCES ANY OF OUR CONTENT OR OTHER PROPERTY (OTHER THAN IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TERMS OF USE) WITHOUT OUR CONSENT.