"Community" means the "Your Water" online research panel, which involves discussion groups, spot polls, and quantitative surveys
"We", "us" and "our" mean Yorkshire Water Services Limited, a company registered in England with company number 02366682 and its registered office at Western House, Halifax Road, Bradford, BD6 2SZ, and Trinity McQueen Limited, a company also registered in England with company number 08389485 and its registered office at 3rd Floor Victoria Wharf, 4 The Embankment, Sovereign Street, Leeds, LS1 4BA.
"Website" means this website - www.thisisyourwater.co.uk
"You" and "your" mean the person using a Website under these Terms.
We take your online privacy seriously. You may visit this site anonymously as often as you like without providing any personally identifying information (such as your name, address or email address). We do not collect personally identifying information from you except when you specifically provide it, and we protect the information we receive. With your consent we may gather personal information from you through Website surveys and other means. We do not generally link your name to cookies unless you specifically provide your name to us as part of surveys, and we do not share it with third parties which are not affiliated with us without obtaining your consent first. Please read below for a further explanation of the information we gather and how we use it.
3. Collection of data and how information we hold about you can be used
You should be aware that if you disclose personal information in content that you provide in open forums such as bulletin boards, forums, comment or review functions that information can be collected and used by others and may result in unsolicited messages from third parties. When using these functions, you should remember that you are legally liable for the material you post, including for libel, copyright infringement and any other liability (please see the Acceptable Use Policy in the Terms and Conditions).
4. Storage and Disclosure of Personal Data
We will retain the data we hold concerning you for as long as it is necessary to do so. We will retain and/or disclose your personal data to authorised authorities without your consent where we are required to do so under the law.
Cookies are electronic tags that most websites place on your computer in the process of sending your computer a file, such as a web page. We use them as well. A cookie can tell us when a computer that has previously visited our site returns, and what pages it requests on each of its visits. Cookies help us keep track of how our visitors (or more accurately, their computers) use our site, including such things as the type of browser they use, the frequency of their visits and the pages that are most popular. They can help smooth your travel through our site by keeping track of information that has already been provided by your computer so that you do not need to re-enter it.
We use persistent cookies - cookies that are stored on your computer until they expire after a certain period of time - on our website for three purposes:
In no event does the cookie we place on your computer tell us anything about your visits to other websites (except those you enter through a link on our site), or your use of the internet in any other way.
6. Links to other sites
7. Security of private information
We take all reasonable steps to protect the information you provide us from theft, alteration or unauthorized inspection.
9. How to Contact Us