The Site asks You to provide various types of Personal Information to enhance the quality of the Services We can provide to You and the more accurate the information You provide, the better We are able to respond to Your requirements.
As part of the process of using the Services, We require You to give us Personal Information, for example, when registering to create an account on the Site in order to gain access to the Services, Enthuse needs to collect details such as Your name and email address. When You create Your Enthuse Profile, You may provide additional information to the Site which identifies You and may be made accessible on and off the Site.
When You view and interact with the Site’s features and functionality, You have the option by granting Your consent, to share Your existing content from Your other SM Sites via the SM Connect Platforms with Enthuse by making use of an SM Site originating API, which once authenticated and verified by the operators of the SM Site, allows You to immediately and effectively make use of the Services powered by the API. This means that Enthuse may access and share certain information about You including public information as well as non-public profile information only ordinarily visible to Your private connections on those SM Sites.
If You wish to revoke Your consent granted to Enthuse, You can do so at any time by visiting the SM Site from where the request for Your consent to be granted originated from and by accessing their policies. Note however that if You revoke the consent, other members of Your network may still be using the Platform Application and may still have access to certain information about You. Enthuse is not responsible for Your use or Your inability to use the Platform Application or any of the Services, including the content, accuracy or reliability of the same and the privacy policies, cookie policies and other policies of third party Connect Platforms.
You acknowledge that Your Personal Information may be used:
OPTING OUT: If You do not wish to be contacted by Enthuse in respect of future marketing communications, please contact Enthuse by sending an email to [email protected] with “URGENT – UNSUBSCRIBE REQUEST” in the subject line or send Your request by post to Enthuse Project Limited at the contact address below.
Your Personal Information including the information on Your Enthuse Profile is used solely by Enthuse for the sole purposes of enabling Enthuse to transact and/ or communicate with You and to provide You with information about its Services and is not shared by Enthuse with any other person or company without the express consent of the other in writing. Any Personal Information that is held with Enthuse shall be retained in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and related legislation and/ or our retention schedule culminating in its permanent deletion.
Other de-personalised information which does not record Personal Information as such, rather information such as the date of the visit to the Site, the path taken, the browser used, the IP address etc is used primarily to aid the technical administration of the Site, to better understand how the Site is functioning for Users and to draw conclusions upon demographic information. Further, when You place Embeddable Content on the Site from other websites, We may store and/ or collect information such as the IP address, browser type and display the URL relating to the website the content came from.
If You are paying for the use of or access to our Services now or in the future, We may require You to provide us with Financial Information (like Your account or credit card numbers) in order to authorise payment and bill You. For such transactions, Your consent is given to provide Your Financial or Personal Information to those third parties necessary to process Your transactions with us, such as credit card companies and banks. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction. Except as provided above, We will not share Financial Information with third parties without Your prior consent.
Disclosure of Your Personal Information and Financial Information in Compliance with Laws
You should be aware that We may release Your Personal Information or Financial Information when We believe it is necessary to comply with laws or regulations, to assist law enforcement, to enforce the terms under which You transacted and/ or communicated with Enthuse, or to protect the rights, property or safety of Enthuse, users of the Site or others.
Transfer of Your Personal Information and Financial Information Outside Of the EEA
From time to time, We may transfer Your Personal Information and/or Financial Information to a related company, agent or contractor in order to improve our Services or to assist our security, credit risk or fraud protection activities. Such companies may be located outside of the EEA including in the United States and You consent to the transfer of Your Personal Information and Financial Information to such companies for the purposes set out in this paragraph, in accordance with this Statement and as permitted by the Data Protection Act 1998 and related legislation from time to time.
Transfer of Personal Information in the Event of Sale of Enthuse Project Limited
In the event that Enthuse is sold, or transfers some of its assets to another party, Your Personal Information could be one of the transferred assets. If Your Personal Information is transferred, its use will remain subject to this Statement. Your Personal Information will be passed on to a successor in interest in the event of a liquidation or administration of Enthuse.
Other Sites/Third Party Vendors and their Privacy Policies and Cookie Policies
This Site contains links by way of SM Connect Platforms to various SM Sites and in addition may contain links to other websites. Enthuse is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such SM Sites and other websites or for the privacy policies, cookie policies and practices of other third parties, and so You should be careful to read and understand their applicable policies independently. Please note that because Enthuse uses the SM Connect Platforms of various SM Sites to facilitate Your use of the Services, if You interact with Enthuse through any SM Connect Platform option then that SM Connect Platform’s terms and conditions, guidelines, privacy and cookie policies also apply to Your use of the Services. If there is a conflict between the Enthuse terms and those pertaining to the SM Connect Platform that You connected to us through, the Enthuse terms will prevail as between You and Enthuse and the SM Connect Platform’s terms and conditions will apply as between You and them.
The privacy and protection of Your Personal Information is important to us. In addition, any User statistics that We may provide to prospective partners regarding Your usage are provided in the aggregate only and do not include any individually identifiable information. You acknowledge that email messages sent over the internet are not encrypted and are not secure. Despite efforts to protect Your Personal Information, We cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information You transmit to us, or to or from our online Services. You accept that Enthuse cannot be held liable for any breaches of confidentiality that may occur as a result of the use of email. If there is any sensitive or confidential information which You do not wish to communicate by email, please contact Enthuse by telephone or post to arrange an alternative method of communication. You transmit all such information at Your own risk. However, once We receive Your transmission, We use our best efforts to ensure its security on our systems. The Site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. We use 128 bit industry standard Secure Server Software (SSL) for Your transactions with us. It encrypts all of Your Personal Information, including credit card number, name, and address, so that it cannot be read as the information travels over the Internet.
Enthuse tries to meet the highest standards when collecting and using Personal Information. For this reason, We take any complaints We receive about this very seriously. We encourage people to bring it to our attention if they think that our collection or use of information is unfair, misleading or inappropriate. We would also welcome any suggestions for improving our procedures. This Statement does not provide exhaustive detail of all aspects of Enthuse’s collection and use of Personal Information. However, We are happy to provide any additional information or explanation needed. Any requests for this should be sent to the address below.
Enthuse tries to be as open as it can be in terms of giving people access to their Personal Information. Individuals can find out if We hold any Personal Information by making a ‘subject access request’ under the Data Protection Act 1998. If We do hold information about You We will let You have a copy of that information. To make a request to Enthuse for any Personal Information that We may hold, You need to put the request in writing addressing it to the address provided below.
Requests for information about our Statement or a ‘subject access request’ can be emailed to [email protected] or by writing to:
enthuse.me Limited (Internal Compliance Department) 3 Plough Yard London EC2A 3LP
We keep our Statement under regular review. This Statement was last updated on 29 August 2012.