Privacy policy

Privacy policy

  1. Introduction

1.1     PinkyCloud are committed to safeguarding the privacy of pinkycloud.com visitors; in this policy PinkyCloud explain how PinkyCloud will treat your personal information.

1.2     PinkyCloud will ask you to consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy when you first visit pinkycloud.com. / By using pinkycloud.com and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

  1. Collecting personal information

2.1     PinkyCloud may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:

(a)      information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths);

(b)      information that you provide to us when using the services on pinkycloud.com, or that is generated in the course of the use of those services (including the timing, frequency and pattern of service use;

(c)      information contained in or relating to any communications that you send to us or send through pinkycloud.com (including the communication content and meta data associated with the communication);

(d)      any other personal information that you choose to send to us;

2.2     Before you disclose to us the personal information of another person, you must obtain that person’s consent to both the disclosure and the processing of that personal information in accordance with this policy.

  1. Using your personal information

3.1     Personal information submitted to us through pinkycloud.com will be used for the purposes specified in this policy or on the relevant pages of the website.

3.2     PinkyCloud may use your personal information to:

(a)      administer pinkycloud.com and business;

(b)      personalise pinkycloud.com for you;

(c)      enable your use of the services available on pinkycloud.com;

(d)      provide third parties with statistical information about our users (but those third parties will not be able to identify any individual user from that information);

(e)      deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to pinkycloud.com;

(f)      keep pinkycloud.com secure and prevent fraud;

(g)      verify compliance with the terms and conditions governing the use of pinkycloud.com (including monitoring private messages sent through pinkycloud.com private messaging service);

3.3     If you submit personal information for publication on pinkycloud.com, PinkyCloud will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the licence you grant to us.

3.4     PinkyCloud will not, without your express consent, supply your personal information to any third party for the purpose of their or any other third party’s direct marketing.

  1. Disclosing personal information

4.1     PinkyCloud may disclose your personal information to any of our employees, officers, insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.

4.2     PinkyCloud may disclose your personal information to any member of our group of companies (this means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and all its subsidiaries) insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.

4.3     PinkyCloud may disclose your personal information:

(a)      to the extent that PinkyCloud are required to do so by law;

(b)      in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;

(c)      in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);

(d)      to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset that PinkyCloud are (or are contemplating) selling; and

(e)      to any person who PinkyCloud reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.

4.4     Except as provided in this policy, PinkyCloud will not provide your personal information to third parties.

  1. International data transfers

5.1     Information that PinkyCloud collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which PinkyCloud operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this policy.

5.2     Personal information that you publish on pinkycloud.com or submit for publication on pinkycloud.com may be available, via the internet, around the world. PinkyCloud cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.

5.3     You expressly agree to the transfers of personal information described in this Section 5.

  1. Retaining personal information

6.1     This Section 6 sets out our data retention policies and procedure, which are designed to help ensure that PinkyCloud comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal information.

6.2     Personal information that PinkyCloud process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.

6.3     Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 6, PinkyCloud will retain documents (including electronic documents) containing personal data:

(a)      to the extent that PinkyCloud are required to do so by law;

(b)      if PinkyCloud believe that the documents may be relevant to any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings; and

(c)      in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).

  1. Security of your personal information

7.1     PinkyCloud will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

7.2     PinkyCloud will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password- and firewall-protected) servers.

7.3     You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and PinkyCloud cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

7.4     You are responsible for keeping the password you use for accessing pinkycloud.com confidential; PinkyCloud will not ask you for your password (except when you log in to pinkycloud.com).

  1. Amendments

8.1     PinkyCloud may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on pinkycloud.com.

8.2     You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.

  1. Your rights

9.1     PinkyCloud may withhold personal information that you request to the extent permitted by law.

9.2     You may instruct us at any time not to process your personal information for marketing purposes.

9.3     In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or PinkyCloud will provide you with an opportunity to opt out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes.

  1. Third party websites

10.1    Pinkycloud.com includes hyperlinks to, and details of, third party websites.

10.2    PinkyCloud have no control over, and are not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of third parties.

  1. Updating information

11.1    Please let us know if the personal information that PinkyCloud hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.

  1. Cookies

12.1    Pinkycloud.com uses cookies.

12.2    A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

12.3    Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

12.4    Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that PinkyCloud store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

12.5    PinkyCloud use both session and persistent cookies on pinkycloud.com.

12.6    The names of the cookies that PinkyCloud use on pinkycloud.com, and the purposes for which they are used, are set out below:

(a)      PinkyCloud use both session and persistent cookies on pinkycloud.com to recognise a computer when a user visits the website / track users as they navigate the website / improve the website’s usability / analyse the use of the website / administer the website / prevent fraud and improve the security of the website / personalise the website for each user / target advertisements which may be of particular interest to specific users;

12.7    Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies; for example:

(a)      in Internet Explorer (version 10) you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy” and then “Advanced”;

(b)      in Firefox (version 24) you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, “Privacy”, selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, and unticking “Accept cookies from sites”; and

(c)      in Chrome (version 29), you can block all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Content settings”, and then selecting “Block sites from setting any data” under the “Cookies” heading.

12.8    Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

12.9    If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on pinkycloud.com.

12.10  You can delete cookies already stored on your computer; for example:

(a)      in Internet Explorer (version 10), you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835);

(b)      in Firefox (version 24), you can delete cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”, then selecting “Use custom settings for history”, clicking “Show Cookies”, and then clicking “Remove All Cookies”; and

(c)      in Chrome (version 29), you can delete all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Clear browsing data”, and then selecting “Delete cookies and other site and plug-in data” before clicking “Clear browsing data”.

12.11  Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.

  1. Our details

13.1    This website is owned and operated by PinkyCloud.

13.2    You can contact us by using pinkycloud.com contact form, by email to admin@pinkycloud.com.