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PRIVACY POLICY

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.


(1) What information do we collect?

We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal data:
(a) information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views;
(b) information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our website services, email notifications and/or newsletters;
(d) any other information that you choose to send to us.
 

(2) Cookies

In compliance with the EU e-privacy Directive, this website uses cookies. A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser. In common with most other websites, when you visit the World Freight Network website a “cookie” (a type of code) is downloaded to your computer. This allows us to identify your computer (not you as an individual). We may use this information to send you information about World Freight Network.
 
Cookies may also be issued by other websites that you enter through links from the World Freight Network website. Please refer to the privacy policy on the relevant website for information on how these cookies work and on how your personal information may be processed by the relevant website owner or controller. Please note that the information gained from the cookies referred to above may become associated with the personal information you provide to us, allowing us to track your use of the website as an individual.

Google Analytics cookies
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. Please click here for an overview of privacy at Google

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If you do not wish to have your information processed or you have any queries regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email to debbie@worldfreightnetwork.com or by post to World Freight Network Ltd, 2nd Floor, 145-157 St John Street, London, EC1V 4PY.
 

(3) Using your personal data

Personal data submitted on this website will be used for the purposes specified in relevant parts of the website. We may use your personal information to:
(a) administer the website;
(b) improve your browsing experience by personalising the website;
(c) enable your use of the services available on the website;
(d) send to you goods purchased via the website, and supply to you services purchased via the website;
(e) send statements and invoices to you, and collect payments from you;
(f) send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications;
(g) send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;
(h) send to you marketing communications relating to our business which we think may be of interest to you by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications);
(i) provide third parties with statistical information about our users – but this information will not be used to identify any individual user;
(j) deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website.
Where you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the license you grant to us. We will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.


(4)  Disclosures

We may disclose information about you to insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes as set out in this privacy policy. In addition, we may disclose information about you:
(a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
(b) in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
(c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk); and
(d) to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset which we are (or are contemplating) selling.
Except as provided in this privacy policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.
 

(5) International data transfers

Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this privacy policy. Information which you provide may be transferred to countries which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Areas (EEA). In addition, personal information that you submit for publication on the website will be published on the internet and may be available, via the internet, around the world. You expressly agree to such transfers of personal information.
 

(6) Security of your personal data

We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure servers. All electronic transactions you make to or receive from us will be encrypted. Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet. You are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential. We will not ask you for your password.


(7) Policy amendments

We may update this privacy policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our website.  You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes. 


(8) Your rights

You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you.  Provision of such information may be subject to the payment of a fee (currently fixed at £10.00). You may instruct us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes by email at any time.


(9) Third party websites

The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.
 

(10) Updating information

Please log into the appropriate page to automatically update your personal details.
 

(11)  Contact

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal data, please write to us by email to by email to debbie@worldfreightnetwork.com or by post to World Freight Network Ltd, 2nd Floor, 145-157 St John Street, London, EC1V 4PY.
 
This privacy policy is courtesy of Employment Law Contracts and Website Law.
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