This section of the web site explains about the information we collect about users of The 50plus' web sites and/or our services, how we may use that information and your rights.
Please note that The 50plus is committed to maintaining your privacy. If you have any concerns you should contact us.
We and this website comply with the DPA (Data Protection Act 1998) and the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation).
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browser security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.
This website employs:
Adverts and Sponsored Links
Downloads & Media Files
Any downloadable documents, files or media made available on this website are provided to users at their own risk. While all precautions have been undertaken to ensure only genuine downloads are available users are advised to verify their authenticity using third party anti virus software or similar applications.
We accept no responsibility for third party downloads and downloads provided by external third party websites and advise users to verify their authenticity using third party anti virus software or similar applications.
Contact & Communication With us
Users contacting this us through this website do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use..
Where we have clearly stated and made you aware of the fact, and where you have given your express permission, we may use your details to send you products/services information through a mailing list system. This is done in accordance with the regulations named in this policy.
The information we retain about you when you our services is:
We do not share any of your information with third parties except for the provision of service e.g we may provide one of our contractors with your name, address and telephone number in order that they can supply a specific service to you which has been booked through us.
We do not retain any of your financial information, even if you pay for our services by credit of debit card.
We use a third party to issue The 50plus Magazine (published by 50plus Publishing Ltd) by email and they hold, on our behalf, a copy of your email address.
You may choose to have the information we hold about you deleted. You may do this yourself if you have your log on details to our systems or ask us to do so. We will not be able to provide you with services if your data is deleted.
Email Mailing List & Marketing Messages
We operate an email mailing list program through The 50plus Magazine, used to inform subscribers about products, services and/or news we supply/publish. Users can subscribe through an online automated process or when booking our services where they have given their explicit permission. Subscriber personal details are collected, processed, managed and stored in accordance with the regulations named in this policy. Subscribers can unsubscribe at any time through the automated service provided with each magazine email, or if not available, other means as detailed in the footer of sent marketing messages. The type and content of marketing messages subscribers receive is clearly outlined at the point of subscription.
External Website Links & Third Parties
Although we only look to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. (External links are clickable text / banner / image links to other websites, similar to https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/approved-documents).
URL shortening is a technique used on the web to shorten URL's (Uniform Resource Locators) to something substantially shorter. This technique is especially used in social media and looks similar to this (example: http://bit.ly/zyVUBo). Users should take caution before clicking on shortened URL links and verify their authenticity before proceeding. We cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite our best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and we cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.
Social Media Policy & Usage
We adopt a Social Media Policy to ensure our business and our staff conduct themselves accordingly online. While we may have official profiles on social media platforms users are advised to verify authenticity of such profiles before engaging with, or sharing information with such profiles. We will never ask for user passwords or personal details on social media platforms. Users are advised to conduct themselves appropriately when engaging with us on social media.
There may be instances where our website features social sharing buttons, which help share web content directly from web pages to the respective social media platforms. You use social sharing buttons at your own discretion and accept that doing so may publish content to your social media profile feed or page. You can find further information about some social media privacy and usage policies in the resources section below.
Resources & Further Information
Content based on a policy produced by Jamie King whom we thank. Edited & customised by: The 50plus Organisation Ltd.