MPS privacy policy

Introduction

This privacy policy sets out details of the ways in which personal information we collect may be used. This privacy policy is only related to personal data collected by the Mailing Preference Service via the Mailing Preference Service website for the purpose of reducing direct marketing approaches. It does not apply to personal data provided to the Mailing Preference Service by any other means or via any other website. You should be aware that if you subsequently give any personal information to another company, the uses to the Mailing Preference Service privacy policy will no longer apply.

Use made of personal information

Personal information provided to the Mailing Preference Service via the Mailing Preference Service website will be used for the purpose of suppression and confirmation of registration. In addition, it may be used for research and statistical analysis.

Disclosure of data to third parties

The data provided will be disclosed to third parties, under restricted licence, solely for the purpose of suppression purposes or to incorporate onto suppression software. Your data will not be disclosed to third parties for any other purpose.

Use of cookies

A "cookie" is a piece of information, like a tag, which some websites create on your PC. Our cookies allocate each user of this website with a random number. The cookies used on this site are not used for the collection of any personal information. Our cookies will not be used to analyse your visits to other websites or track any internet searches you may undertake whilst on the website. The information collected via cookies will be used to track movement on this website and for statistical analysis.

Updating and amending your personal information

If, at any time, you wish to verify, update or amend the personal information you have provided to the Mailing Preference Service, you can do so online by sending an email to mps@dma.org.uk. Alternatively you can write to The Mailing Preference Service, 70 Margaret Street, London W1W 8SS. Verification, updating or amendment will take place within 40 days of receipt of request.

Third party sites

Our privacy policy does not apply to third party sites that you may access from this website. We recommend you familiarise yourself with the applicable privacy policy before entering any personal information on a third party site.

Security

We have implemented several security measures to ensure that your personal information is protected. We use a firewall to prevent third parties from accessing your personal information and other physical measures to prevent registered users from accessing the personal information of other users.

Consent

By providing your data to the Mailing Preference Service you give your consent to the collection, storage, processing and use of your personal information by us as described in this privacy policy. The Mailing Preference Service is a service run by The Direct Marketing Association (UK) Limited

Notification of changes

If we update our website privacy policy, we will flag it up when you next visit the site.