Automatically Collected Information

Examples of the information we collect and analyse include: the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information such as browser plug-in types and versions and time zone setting, operating systems and platforms, purchase history, (we sometimes aggregate with similar information from other Users), the full Uniform Resource Locator (URL) clickstream to, through and from our Website that may include date and time; cookie number; parts of the site you viewed or searched for; and the phone number you used to call our Customer Services. We may also use browser data such as cookies, Flash cookies (also known as Flash Local Shared Objects) or similar data on certain parts of our Website for fraud prevention and other purposes. During your visits, we may use software tools such as JavaScript to measure and collect session information including page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page. We may also collect technical information to help us identify your device for fraud prevention and diagnostic purposes.

Why do we collect this information?

To provide you with location based services (where you give us permission) including quotation leads in your immediate vicinity.

    To understand the technology our clients are using so that we can design and build products for;

    To understand the online behaviour of our clients;

    To manage our exposure to and to prevent and detect fraud;

    To aggregate this data with similar information from other clients to help inform product development;

Where your device is configured to allow it, we may also receive a confirmation that you’ve opened our communication (e.g. email) since we wish to ensure that our emails are interesting to our clients and that you receive relevant information from us.

Your data may also be used for other purposes for which you give your specific permission or, in very limited circumstances, when required by law or where permitted under the terms of the Data Protection Act 1998.


When you access our Website or services from a mobile or tablet device, we may receive information about your location and your device including a unique identifier for your device. Most mobile and tablet devices provide users with the ability to disable locational services. These controls are most likely located in the device’s settings menu. For information about specific devices, please refer to your mobiles user manual. If you have questions about how to disable your device’s location services, we recommend you contact your mobile service provider or your device manufacturer.

Information from other sources

Examples of information we receive from other sources include joint offerings from our partners, account information, information from Clients about your fulfilment of job leads if you are a member, and page-view information from some advertising partners or businesses, or other services

Co-branded and Joint Offerings

Where we offer joint or co-branded products and other offerings you should check the Privacy Notices for each of these businesses to understand how they use your personal information.

Information you can access

Examples of information you can access easily via our Website include; personal information (including name, e-mail, password and ratings. If you would like to access other information that we hold about you, please contact us.

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