Privacy Policy

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors.

Our Privacy Policy, below, explains how we treat your personal information. Nothing in this Privacy Policy shall limit your statutory rights in relation to your personal data. By providing personal data to us via our website at ( (our "site"), you consent to our processing of your data in accordance with this policy, our Terms of Website Use and our Cookie Policy. Any definitions used in this Privacy Policy shall have the same meanings as provided in our Terms of Website Use.


Your information will be held by DBVL Limited. We are registered at 7 Savoy Court, London WC2R 0EX. For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the "Act"), the data controller is DBVL LIMITED.


2.1. We may receive personal contact details from you, such as name, address, contact telephone numbers, email addresses and other personal information (such as age, date of birth, location, a profile photograph or an avatar) when you:

2.1.1. subscribe to receive our email newsletters and other updates, promotions and offers which may be sent to you by post or electronic means (including email and SMS);

2.1.2. register to submit User Content;

2.1.3 submit User Content for publication on our site;

2.1.4. complete any surveys for research purposes (although you are never obliged to respond to them);

2.1.5. enter any competitions or participate in any promotions sponsored by us;

2.1.6. communicate with us by post, email or directly through our site;

2.1.7. respond to our direct marketing activities; 2.1.8. report a problem with our site.

2.2. When you visit our site, we collect information about your computer and browsing actions by the use of cookies;

2.3. If you contact us by telephone or in writing, we may keep a record of that correspondence or phone call.

2.4. We may monitor or record communications with us in which you take part:

2.4.1. to assist us with the development of our services;

2.4.2. to train our staff;

2.4.3. if so requested by order of the Court, regulatory body or law enforcement organisation.

2.5. With regard to each of your visits to our site, we may automatically collect the following:

2.5.1. technical information, including the Internet protocol (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;

2.5.2. information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time); products you viewed or searched for; 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 and any phone number used to contact our customer services.


3.1. We may use your information for a number of purposes, outlined below: 3.1.1. In connection with the provision of services to you; To administer and maintain our records; To improve our site to ensure that our service continues to be the most appropriate service for your needs and that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer; To allow you to participate in interactive services on our site, when you choose to do so; To help us to keep our site safe and secure; To administer and process your registration, if you choose to register with our site; To verify your identity and to respond to any query that you may raise with us; and To fulfil any contractual obligations we have with you.

3.1.2. We reserve the right to send registered users of our site email communications from time to time regarding updates and changes to our services and any technical, administrative and legal notices which we consider essential.

3.1.3. We may share personal data with third party companies and organisations contracted to us to help supply, maintain or facilitate our site or our services. These third parties may include (without limitation) IT support teams and our appointed advertising agencies.

3.1.4. Any information about you in any User Content that you submit for publication on our site is publicly available on the site and accessible by any interested user.

3.1.5. Marketing: We may use your data to provide you with information about our services, offers and promotions which may be of interest to you and we may contact you about these by post or telephone. We will contact you by electronic means (including email and SMS) only if you have consented to this. By providing us with your email address when you register with our site you give us that consent. If you do not want us to use your data in this way, please ensure that the relevant box remains unticked on the Subscribe page on our site.

Alternatively, please email us at or write to us at the postal address below and let us know. We may use your data to contact you for market research purposes. We do not disclose information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers, but we may provide them with aggregate information about our website users. We may also use such aggregate information to help advertisers reach the kind of audience they want to target. We may make use of the personal data we have collected from you to enable us to comply with our advertisers' wishes by displaying their advertisement to that target audience.

3.1.6 Other purposes: Your information may be used by us for the purpose of research and statistical analysis and internal customer service monitoring; We may disclose information about you to any of our employees, officers, agents, suppliers or sub-contractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes as set out in this Privacy Policy; We may disclose your personal data to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006; We may disclose your personal data to third parties 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 Website Use and other agreements; or to protect our rights, property, or safety or that of our users, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection. We may disclose your personal data 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 and their advisers. If our business is sold your details will be passed onto the new owners of the business. We may employ the services of other parties for dealing with various matters in connection with our site and the services provided on our site. The providers of such services may have access to your personal data.

3.1.7. The period of use of the personal data supplied by you will not be longer than we deem necessary, but may be unlimited.


4.1. If any of the information that you have provided to us changes, for example if you change your email address or other contact details, or if you wish to unsubscribe or de-register with us, please email us or write to us at the postal address below.

4.2. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password, which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.


5.1. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. We have in place a level of security appropriate to the nature of the data and the harm that might result from a breach of security. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

5.2. The data that we collect from you may be transferred to a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"), where it will be stored by us or by one of our suppliers. It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff maybe engaged in, among other things, the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure adequate security for your personal data.


6.1. 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 website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. For detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them, see our Cookie Policy.


7.1. You may have certain rights under the Data Protection Act in relation to the information that we hold about you. These rights include the rights set out below:

7.1.1. You are entitled to have access to your personal data. You may request details of your information and the purposes for which it is held, by writing to us at the address below. We will provide this information within 40 days of your request, subject to any routine processing continuing between that time and the time of response. You may be charged a reasonable fee (as permitted by the Act) for this information.

7.1.2. You are entitled to request that we stop using information about you for the purpose of direct marketing (i.e. the communication to you (by whatever means) of any advertising or marketing material);

7.1.3. You are entitled to require us to ensure that no decision taken by or on behalf of us and which significantly affects you is based solely on the automated processing of your information, for the purpose of evaluating such matters as, for example, your creditworthiness, reliability or conduct; and

7.1.4. You are entitled to require a correction of errors in the personal information held about you. If we disagree that information is inaccurate you are entitled to apply to ask the court for an order that such erroneous information be rectified, blocked, destroyed, or erased.


Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. 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.


By submitting your information you consent to the use of that information as set out in this policy. If we change our Privacy Policy, we will post the changes on this page and may place notices on other pages of the website, so that you may be aware of the changes. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes we make.


If you have any queries or comments regarding our Privacy Policy, please email us at (

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