Our Privacy Policy

Legal Information

Any personal information provided to Textlocal.com (Textlocal) is controlled primarily by Txtlocal Ltd.

1.1) Personal Data

Personal Data is any data that identifies You or Your account. The Personal Data which You supply to Us You agree will be true, complete and accurate in all respects and You agree to notify Us immediately of any changes to that information within Txtlocal. We will deal with Your Personal Data in compliance with the current UK data protection legislation. Please note this applies only to the Txtlocal Internet not to other companies’ or organisations’ websites to which We link.

1.2) Personal Data Collection

Personal Data will be collected, processed and used by Txtlocal for the purposes of providing the Internet services to You and the other purposes mentioned below.

1.3) Email & SMS Communication

We only send email and text messages to You about new products and services which We consider may be of interest to You only if You have given Us permission to do so.

1.4) Usage Data

We may collect Personal Data about Your usage of the services on www.textlocal.com in order to provide a service to meet Your needs. However the data will only be disclosed on an anonymous and aggregated basis not in a way in which You will be identified.

1.5) Personal Data Use

We may hold Personal Data relating to the transactions You enter into with Us. We will disclose Personal Data to a party to the transaction, but only to assist your transaction. We may use Personal Data to let You know about products and services that may be of particular interest to You.

1.6) Personal Data Use - Premium Rate SMS

We may also need to provide certain Personal Data to the regulatory body currently PhonePayPlus regulating premium line services for the purpose of their assessing our compliance with relevant permissions and guidelines.

1.7) Data Handling

If You have any questions about the handling or protection of Your Personal Data or Your rights under this Online Agreement please contact privacy@txtlocal.co.uk.

1.8) Data Disclosure to Legal Bodies

Txtlocal may disclose Your Personal Data acting in good faith if it believes such action is necessary: to conform with a legal requirement or comply with the legal process, protect and defend the rights or property of Txtlocal, enforce this Online Agreement, act to protect the interests of its online account holders or others.

1.9) Cookies

1.9.1) What is a Cookie?

Some websites store information in a small text file called a "cookie," on Your hard disk. Cookies contain information about You and Your preferences. For example, it might contain a record of which pages within the site You visited, to help the site customise the view for You the next time You visit.

1.9.2) How we use Cookies

Only the information that You provide, or the choices You make while visiting a website, can be stored in a cookie. For example, the site cannot determine Your email name unless You choose to type it. Allowing a website to create a cookie does not give that or any other site access to the rest of Your computer, and only the site that created the cookie can read it.

1.9.3) How we use Cookies - Control

Txtlocal will only use the cookies created to personalise and secure Your experience. What this means is that when You use the site Txtlocal will be able to keep certain settings for you for when You return. It also means that You do not need to pass security details on every screen as We store them for You during the time You spend browsing our site, these cookies are deleted when You leave.

1.10) Your Client Data

1.10.1) Ownership of Data

Txtlocal does not claim ownership of Content you submit or make available for inclusion on the Service. However, with respect to Content you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of the Service, you grant Txtlocal the following world-wide, royalty free and non-exclusive license(s), as applicable: "Publicly accessible" areas of the Service are those areas of the Txtlocal that are intended by Txtlocal to be available to the general public. By way of example, publicly accessible areas of the Service would include the Txtlocal Feedback. However, publicly accessible areas of the Service would not include portions of Txtlocal that are limited to members.

1.10.2) Data Policy

Txtlocal will never resell your stored data. Your personal details, your uploaded contact information, your captured mobile numbers will all be kept safe on our secure servers housed at Rackspace in Docklands, London. If we were to resell your data we would damage our hard earned reputation and lose all our customers. We do everything possible to keep your data safe and secure.

It is Your responsibility to read and accept the Terms & Conditions which are associated with this Privacy Policy.

Notices

General notices regarding the Service are posted on www.textlocal.co.uk or www.textlocal.com or the Txtlocal partner websites or Your mobile operator’s web or WAP site if they are offering the Txtlocal Services (as applicable).

Inquiries from You may be sent to contact@txtlocal.com or through the Support area of the Web site.

Events outside of Txtlocal's control

We shall not be liable for any delay in performing or failure to perform any obligation hereunder by circumstances beyond our reasonable control including (without limitation) any technical problems beyond the control of Txtlocal such as (for example) defects, congestion or failures of capacity or otherwise in the public data or telephone or mobile telephone network or caused by atmospheric interference, Your mobile being turned off for an extended period of time so that messages are not retained, or Your being unable to obtain mobile network coverage.

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