Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Barking Finance Ltd uses and protects any information that you give us when you use this website.

The term 'Barking Finance Ltd' or 'us' or 'we' refers to the owner of the website. The term 'you' refers to the user or viewer of our website.

Barking Finance Ltd is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Barking Finance Ltd may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 4 June 2013.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • Contact information including name and email address
  • Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

The following paragraphs explain the cookies we use and why.

Cookie Name Purpose More information
Google Analytics _utma
_utmb
_utmc
_utmz
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Google Privacy Overview
AddThis __atuvc
uid
psc
uvc
These cookies are used to make sure the user sees the updated count if they share a page and return to it before AddThis' share count cache is updated. No data from that cookie is sent back to AddThis and removing it when disabling cookies would cause unexpected behaviour for users. AddThis Privacy & Data Practices
Allow cookies civicAllowCookies This cookie remembers if have opted to allow cookies on your device from this site Cookie Law Compliance Solution
Show "Allow Cookies" icon civicShowCookieIcon This cookie sets whether or not to display the "allow cookies" icon in the bottom left of your screen. Cookie Law Compliance Solution
PHP Session cookie PHPSESSID This cookie remembers data that you input into the contact form in case form validation fails. This means you don't have to type in all your data again. This cookie is deleted once you close your browser. Tizag.com web tutorials

Cookie: Google Analytics
Names: _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz
Purpose: These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
More information: Google Privacy Overview

Cookie: AddThis
Names: __atuvc, uid, psc, uvc
Purpose: These cookies are used to make sure the user sees the updated count if they share a page and return to it before AddThis' share count cache is updated. No data from that cookie is sent back to AddThis and removing it when disabling cookies would cause unexpected behaviour for users.
More information: AddThis Privacy & Data Practices

Cookie: Allow cookies
Name: civicAllowCookies
Purpose: This cookie remembers if have opted to allow cookies on your device from this site
More information: Cookie Law Compliance Solution

Cookie: Show "Allow Cookies" icon
Name: civicShowCookieIcon
Purpose: This cookie sets whether or not to display the "allow cookies" icon in the bottom left of your screen. The icon doesn't show on mobile devices by default but the cookie remains.
More information: Cookie Law Compliance Solution

Cookie: PHP Session cookie
Name: PHPSESSID
Purpose: This cookie remembers data that you input into the contact form in case form validation fails. This means you don't have to type in all your data again. This cookie is deleted once you close your browser.
More information: Tizag.com web tutorials

Third party cookies - our website may use features of other websites that may leave a cookie, such as sharing functionality from Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or other social media platforms. These are third-party cookies and we are unable to block or prevent them without removing the feature from our site. For information about those cookies you would need to check the originator's website for their cookie policy.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Controlling your personal information

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Barking Finance Ltd, 13 Princess Close, Flitwick, Bedfordshire, MK45 1FH.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

 

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