Privacy Policy


www.thinkingpositively.co.uk (the "Site")

We understand that privacy online is important to users of our Site, especially when conducting business.  This statement governs our privacy policies with respect to those users of the Site who visit without transacting business ("Visitors"), those users of the site who subscribe to the newsletter (“Subscribers”) and Visitors who register to transact business on the Site and make use of services offered by www.thinkingpositively.co.uk (collectively, "Services") ("Authorised Customer").

"Personally Identifiable Information" refers to any information that identifies or can be used to identify, contact, or locate the person to whom such information pertains.  Personally identifiable information does not include information that is collected anonymously (that is, without identification of the individual user) or demographic information not connected to an identified individual.  From Authorised Customers, we collect the following personally identifiable information only; names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses.  From Subscribers, we only collect names and email addresses.

What other organizations collect information from this Site? 

NONE ARE AUTHORISED (other than Cookie collection, please see below).

How does the Site use Personally Identifiable Information?

We use personally identifiable information to fulfill Authorised Customer requests and Subscriber requests on the Site.  We may email Subscribers and Authorised Customers about opportunities or information related to the subject matter of the Site – if previously agreed to.  We may also use personally identifiable information to contact Subscribers and Authorised Customers in response to specific enquiries, or to provide information, as requested.

With whom is this information shared with? 

NO ONE.

How is Personally Identifiable Information stored? 

Personally identifiable information collected by www.thinkingpositively.co.uk is securely stored and is not accessible to anyone outside of www.thinkingpositively.co.uk - except if required by law (see below).

What choices are available to Subscribers/Authorised Customers regarding information received from www.thinkingpositively.co.uk?

No unsolicited information will be sent – period.

Are Cookies Used on the Site? 

Cookies are used for a variety of reasons.  We use Cookies to obtain unidentifiable information about the preferences of our Visitors and the services they select.  We also use Cookies for security purposes to protect our Authorised Customers.  For example, if an Authorised Customer is logged on and the site is unused for more than 10 minutes, we will automatically log the Authorised Customer off.

Google Analytics uses cookies to collect unidentifiable data from this site.  You can opt out of this at any time via this link.  Google Adsense uses cookes to serve ads on this site.  You may opt out of the use of cookies for interest-based advertising at any time via this link:-

You can also opt out of any other third-party Vendors' use of cookies by visiting www.aboutads.info.

How does www.thinkingpositively.co.uk use login information?

We use basic login information to provide a safe, secure, simple buying process for Authorised Customers.  This information is kept safe and secure as per all personally identifiable information.

Which partners or service providers have access to Personally Identifiable Information from Subscribers and/or Authorised Customers on the site?

www.thinkingpositively.co.uk has entered into and will continue to enter into partnerships and other affiliations with a number of Vendors.  We will not provide them with any personally identifiable information.  Should any Visitor, however, click onto a Vendor's site from www.thinkingpositively.co.uk, and subsequently buy services or products from them, such Vendors may then request personally identifiable information.  Please see their privacy policy regarding this - our privacy policy does not cover their collection or use of information.

Disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information to comply with the law.

We will disclose personally identifiable information in order to comply with a court order or subpoena or a request from a law enforcement agency to release information.  We will also disclose personally identifiable information when reasonably necessary to protect the safety of our Visitors, Subscribers and Authorised Customers.

How does the Site keep Personally Identifiable Information secure?

All of our employees are familiar with our security policy and procedures.  The personally identifiable information of our Subscribers and Authorised Customers is only accessible to a limited number of qualified employees who are given a password in order to gain access to the information.  We audit our security systems and processes on a regular basis.  Sensitive information, such as credit card numbers or social security numbers, is protected by encryption protocols, in place to protect information sent over the internet.  While we take commercially reasonable measures to maintain a secure site, electronic communications and databases are subject to errors, tampering and break-ins, and we cannot guarantee or warrant that such events will not take place and we will not be liable to Subscribers or Authorised Customers for any such occurrences.

How can Subscribers or Authorised Customers correct any inaccuracies in Personally Identifiable Information?

Subscribers or Authorised Customers may contact us direct via email to update personally identifiable information about them, or to correct any inaccuracies.

Can a Subscriber or Authorised Customer delete or de-activate Personally Identifiable Information collected by the Site?

Subscribers just need to click the unsubscribe button on emails, or close down their forum account, or request deletion by emailing us direct, and all details will be deleted.  We provide Authorised Customers with a mechanism to delete/de-activate personally identifiable information from the Site's database.  Although all data will be physically deleted, because of backups and records of deletions, it may be impossible to delete an entry without retaining some residual information.

The Forum

By its very nature, the Forum user is the one who decides what to share with others.  You should be aware that if you voluntarily disclose personally identifiable information, that that information can be viewed publicly and can be collected and used by third parties without our knowledge, and may result in unsolicited messages from other individuals or third parties.  Such activities are beyond the control of www.thinkingpositively.co.uk and this policy.

Children's Privacy

We do not knowingly collect personal information from children.  If we learn that we have collected personal information on a child under the age of 16, we will delete that information from our systems.  We encourage parents to go online with their children. 

We reserve the right to monitor all materials posted on this site and the Forum, and to remove any which we consider in our absolute discretion to be offensive or otherwise in breach of this Privacy Policy.

What happens if the Privacy Policy Changes?

We will let our Subscribers and Authorised Customers know about changes to our Privacy Policy by posting such changes on the Site.  However, if we are changing our Privacy Policy in a manner that might cause disclosure of personally identifiable information, we will contact Subscribers and Authorised Customers immediately for them to decide if they wish to prevent such disclosure or not.

Some final words.................

This website contains links to other web sites.  Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are moving to another website.  We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these linked sites as their privacy policies may differ from ours.




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