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We are The Ethical Company Organisation Ltd
(trading as 'GOOSHING.co.uk') and our registered
address is 240 Portobello Road, London W11 1LL.
GOOSHING.co.uk takes the privacy of its customers
data very seriously. Please read the following
policy to understand how we will treat your
personal data after it has been collected by
us through your use of one of our distribution
channels. Those distribution channels will include
our website and may in the future include our
WAP, PDA and digital TV services our Interactive
Voice Recognition software and other channels
as they evolve. If this policy changes then
we will let you know via our homepage but we
assure you that we only use your data as specified
here and for our legitimate business reasons.
- When do we collect data?
We can collect data on you from a variety
of different sources these include:
- When you purchase products or services
from the site or via any of our other distribution
- When you become a subscriber;
- When you speak to our customer services
- Via explicit data capture measures, for
example by entering competitions and completing
- Via implicit data capture measures such
as studying which pages you read the most
In any of the above cases the data we collect
could be personal data.
- What do we do with your personal information?
When you buy anything via the site or give
us any personal data as indicated above, we
may need to collect information about you
to process the transaction, fulfil your order
and provide you with the services you expect
then and in the future. This information may
include, but is not limited to, details such
as your name, your address, your phone number
and your credit card details.
- Unless we have your express consent we will
only disclose personal data to third parties
if this is required for the purpose of completing
your transaction with us. This is of course
subject to the proviso that we may disclose
your data to certain permitted third parties,
such as members of our own group, our own professional
advisers who are bound by confidentiality codes,
and when we are legally obliged to disclose
- By becoming a subscriber you consent to receive
from us by e-mail and/or through the post and/or
SMS our newsletter and details of other special
offers which we may think may be of interest
- GOOSHING.co.uk retains and uses your personal
information to provide you with the best remote
commerce (including electronic and mobile commerce)
experience by providing you with a personalised
service and to give you details of offers which
we think will be of interest to you. We may
also use the information to process any transactions
you undertake with us and for internal administration
and analysis. For quality assurance and training
reasons we may record the calls you make to
- We do not sell, rent or trade your personal
information to third parties for marketing purposes
without your express consent.
- For any of the above purposes we may send
your information internationally including to
countries outside the EEA. Some of these jurisdictions
offer differing levels of protection of personal
information, not all of which may be as high
as the UK.
Each web site operated by GOOSHING.co.uk
file of which there are three types:
Session cookies: These are used to maintain
something called session state. If you consider
your journey through the site to be a conversation
with us and this cookie just reminds the site
where we were in that conversation (for instance
if at some point in the conversation you asked
us to add a hotel to your basket, next time
you click on the basket it is still there).
These are required for the site to function
but are not used in any way to identify you
Permanent cookies: These store a few numbers
on your hard drive. You can view them by looking
in the cookies directory of your browser installation
if you are interested. They last for a long
time and each time you come to our site you
send us a copy of them. We use them to identify
you between visits. For instance if you were
looking at hotels in London last time you
were on the site and we have a great hotel
deal we may use this cookie to recognise you
and show you our great deal. They are not
required for the site to work but may enhance
your experience. We do not store any personal
data in these cookies, just a unique number
that identifies you to us.
Third Party Cookies: You may have noticed
that we carry advertising from third parties
on our site. Occasionally they may send you
a cookie. We have no control over these.
Although you cannot block "session"
cookies as they are required for our site
to function correctly you can configure your
internet browser so that it can reject both
"permanent" and "third party"
cookies. How you do this will depend upon
the internet browser you use (for example,
Internet Explorer 5, Netscape 4 or Opera etc)
and it is therefore impractical for us to
detail here how you can reject those cookies.
Please refer to the relevant internet browser
manufacturer's website where you should be
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partner. Information about your visit to this
site, such as number of times you have viewed
an ad (but not your name, address, or any other
personal information), is used to serve ads.
In the UK we operate and are registered in accordance
with applicable data protection legislation.
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consent to the collection, storage and processing
of your personal information by GOOSHING.co.uk
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may be used as testimonials but no e-mail address
or contact details will be displayed.
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