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Privacy Policy Statement

Who are we
HiFi Forsale is a free to use (for the public) hifi enthusiasts advertising site. Based in Bristol Somerset.

At HiFi Forsale, we understand that we have a responsibility to protect and respect your privacy and look after your personal data.

This Privacy Notice, inclusive of our General Terms & Conditions, explains what personal data we collect, how we use your personal data, reasons we may need to disclose your personal data to others and how we store your personal data securely.

For clarity, Fasthosts may be both data controller and data processor for your personal data under certain circumstances.

We must advise that this policy is subject to change, so please check our website on a regular basis for any further changes.

How the Law protects you
Data protection laws state that any company are only able to process personal data if they have valid reasons to do so. The reasons we process your personal data include, but not limited to, your consent, performance of a contract, billing and to contact you.

How do we collect your personal data
We receive information from you when you register on our website, if you contact us by email or telephone?

Your personal data may be automatically collected when you use our contact form, including but not limited to, your IP address, device-specific information, location information.

The data we collect from you
The only personal data that we may collect from you includes your name, address, email address, phone numbers and IP addresses. We may also keep details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data. We also retain records of your queries and correspondence, in the event you contact us.

Please be aware that any image, or other content posted, uploaded or otherwise made available by you onto your website, whether published content or not, is not subject to our Privacy Notice.

We merely process such data on your behalf, subject to our Terms and Conditions and you are responsible for any applicable legal requirements in respect of your content.

How do we use your data?
We use information about you in the following ways:

  • To provide you with services.
  • To help us identify you and any accounts you hold with us.
  • To enable us to review, develop and improve our user experience.
  • To respond to your requests if you contact us with a query.
  • To administer accounts.
  • To process payments and keep track of billing and payments (dealers only).
  • To detect fraudulent users and to make sure what you have told us is correct.
  • To carry out marketing and statistical analysis.
  • To notify you about changes to our website and services.
  • To provide you with information about HiFi/AV products or services from our dealers.
  • To inform you of changes to our site.

Retention of your data
We will keep your personal data for the duration of the period you are a user of Forsale. We shall retain your data only for as long as necessary in accordance with applicable laws.

On the closure of your account, we may keep your data for up to 7 years after you have cancelled your account with us. We may not be able to delete your data before this time due to our legal and/or accountancy obligations. We assure you that your personal data shall only be used for these purposes stated herein.

Who has access to your data?
Access to your personal data are HiFi Forsale staff only. For the avoidance of doubt, we do not and never shall sell your personal data to third parties.

Your rights
You have the right to object to our use of your personal data, or ask us to delete, remove or stop using it if there is no need for us to keep it. This is known as your right to be forgotten. There are legal and accountancy reasons why we will need to keep your data, but please do inform us if you think we are retaining or using your personal data incorrectly.

Our Privacy Notice shall be made clear to you at the point of collection of your personal data.
You can view, edit or delete your personal data through your administration panel on HiFi Forsales’ control panel.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. If you choose not to receive newsletters from us you will have the choice not to receive them by unticking the relevant box situated on the our registration page.

Accessing and updating your data
You must maintain the accuracy of your information and ensure all your details, including but not limited to, name, address, phone number, email address are kept up to date at all times. You must do this by updating your personal details within your HiFi Forsale administration Panel.

Links to other sites
HiFi Forsale may provide links to third party sites. Since we do not control those websites, we encourage you to review the privacy policies of these third-party sites. Any information that is supplied on these sites will not be within our control and we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of these other sites.


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