Forexuk complies with the legal requirements set out in the EU. The term “personal data” as used in this Policy refers to information such as your name, e-mail address or mailing address, or any data that can be used to identify you. We ensure that our staff and those acting on our behalf obtain, use and disclose personal information lawfully and correctly.
Right of information
Forexuk informs you of the existence of an automated data file for which Forexuk assumes sole responsibility. The referred file has been duly registered with the EU Data Protection General Registry.
Forexuk also informs you that the collection and processing of personal data is aimed at providing you with services offered by this website and to send you commercial information on products or services you may be interested in.
Forexuk will store these data as long as it is reasonably necessary to attain the mentioned purposes and in accordance with any applicable legal or ethical requirement.
Forexuk informs you that your data will be stored on a series of servers which have implemented the necessary security measures to prevent accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure and/or access to the above-mentioned data. By submitting us your data you give your express consent to such transfer of data.
Consent to use information
By using this Web Site, or providing information to us in other formats, you consent to the collection and use of this information by Forexuk. In addition, you are committed to supplying true, complete and accurate information and to keeping it up to date.
Mandatory and optional information
In order to use our services, users may be asked to fill in a form, which requires providing certain personal information to Forexuk. Unless otherwise provided in those fields expressly marked with an asterisk (*), answers to our questions on personal data are not mandatory. Not supplying the information required in such optional fields shall not represent any decrease of the services and information that we may provide. However, failure to complete those compulsory fields or providing incorrect personal data shall prevent us from providing the requested information or services.
Rights of access, rectification, cancellation and objection
Forexuk informs you of the possibility of exercising your rights to access, rectify, cancel and object to the processing of your personal data simply by making a written request to Forexuk using the contact form.
Your requests will be dealt with in a prompt and proper manner.
Security and confidentiality
Forexuk guarantees, in accordance with the terms set out in the EU Personal Data Protection Act , that your personal data will be treated with the strictest confidentiality, and that the server in which these data will be stored and dealt with has implemented the necessary industry-standard security measures to prevent accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access to the above-mentioned data.
Internal, external and survey communications by e-mail to registered users
If you are a registered user of Forexuk, the following conditions apply:
a.Updates notifications: Forexuk will send you sporadic e-mail updates for new features and services that we think may be of interest to you. You can choose not to receive these messages in the future by opting out of these specific notifications in your account settings or by clicking “unsubscribe” when you receive such email.
b.Survey invite: We may send you an e-mail inviting you to participate in user surveys in order to collect feedback of our services. This information will help us to improve our services and products and will not be shared with any third parties. You can revoke these invitations at any time by sending a request using the contact form.
c.Third party communications: The sending of commercial communications containing information on services or products from third parties will only be allowed in respect of users who have given their prior consent. These e-mails will be sent by Forexuk and your data will not be shared with any third parties. Your consent to receive these e-mails may be revoked at any time in your account settings.
Cookies and spamming
What are cookies?
Cookies are simple text files which are stored on users’ browsers by the websites. Cookies are used to help provide a better navigation experience. They are widely used to make websites work more efficiently for visitors and to provide website owners with traffic information. Cookies cannot carry viruses or install malware. Cookies allow the server to deliver personalized pages for the users. When users load the website, the browser retrieves their previous activity. This allows the browser to keep the user logged in and many other functions that make the navigation more effective.
There are different types of cookies for the different functions. None of them contain personally identifiable data, which means the website doesn’t know the visitor’s name or any personal information by collecting cookies. The users can opt out of all cookie collection at any time.
THE TYPES OF COOKIES ARE:
Some cookies are strictly necessary for the operation of our websites. Without them, some parts of our websites would not function properly. These cookies do not track user activity or gather user information.
These cookies are not essential for correct browsing, but help make navigation and collection of user activity information easy and effective.
These cookies are used to remember visitors’ usability settings and preferences on our websites for optimal navigation. They record information about the choices the user has made, and allow tailoring the website according to the users’ needs. It also saves the users having to reenter information -such as login- each time they enter our websites.
These cookies are used to monitor the general use of our websites. We use the Google Analytics tool, provided by Google Inc., through which we can monitor how many pageviews, visits and unique visitors we receive. The data collected is used to analyse how the website is found, how many users return, which are the most visited pages, etc. This information is collected via the user IP, but it’s non-personally identifiable, even if the visitor is logged in. The collected data helps us understand which sections of the site are more interesting and performing better and which need improving.
What cookies does Forexuk use?
FIRST PARTY COOKIES:
These are cookies hosted by Forexuk itself. These are used to know visitors’ settings within our site, such as:
Identifying returning registered users and eliminating their need for logging in each time
Identifying users preferences and compatibility for viewing our rates and charts
Not showing pop up ads more than once per week
Occasional cookies for specific actions, such as surveys, …
THIRD PARTY COOKIES:
These are cookies hosted by different services we use within our site, such as:
- Social media channels
- Commenting on Forexuk
- Delivering ads
- Tracking user activity
- Tracking site performance
When do these cookies expire?
Different cookies have different expiration dates. Some are weekly (eg: showing of pop up ad), others have long term expiration dates (site performance tracking).
How can users manage cookies or opt out?
Visitors can opt out of cookies at anytime, but they must be aware this might affect several of our site features, as cookies are needed for the correct site operation. Users have full control of the collection of cookies within their browsers. Some browsers allow blocking some (first/third party) or all cookies. The preferences may also be set according to the user’s privacy settings.
What happens if users disable cookies?
Disabling cookies would affect the optimal navigation of our websites, as some functionalities would become unavailable. Registered users would have to login in each visit and pop up ads might be shown each time as well.
We do not send “spam”. Spamming is defined as sending unsolicited e-mails, usually of a commercial nature, in large numbers and in a repeated manner, to individuals with whom the sender has had no previous contact or who have declined to receive such communications.
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to them by using the Google Ad Preferences page, as well as opt out of interest-based advertising entirely by cookie settings.