Your Privacy & General Information
WhatDoesMyNameMean.co.uk takes your privacy very seriously and this is why we outline here the steps and measures we take to help protect your identity and personal preferences.
By visiting and using the WhatDoesMyNameMean.co.uk online services, you are accepting and consenting to the practices and information described in this Privacy Notice. If you do not agree, you cannot use the WhatDoesMyNameMean.co.uk web site.
WhatDoesMyNameMean.co.uk records access of all visitors to all its website areas and forum. Your IP address is recorded through an automatic process on our web server logs. From the server logs, details of page access, number of visitors and other statistical data can be viewed. We use this information to gauge the popularity of sections within the website and use the details to develop, design and assess all areas of WhatDoesMyNameMean.co.uk.
We may also use this data to track or prevent abuse, ‘hacking’ attempts or any illegal activity on the WhatDoesMyNameMean.co.uk server. Where we discover any such attempts, we will notify the relevant ISP’s that refer to such IP addresses and insist that those ISP’s take relevant action within their own terms of service.
WhatDoesMyNameMean.co.uk reserves the right to remove, edit or permanently delete any listing, event, news item, media or any other similar item at any time. This includes, but does not limit to, any inappropriate, abusive, ‘spam’, false, misleading, incorrect entry made anywhere by users on the WhatDoesMyNameMean.co.uk service. The site owners reserve the right to remove or edit any member/visitor inputted date on WhatDoesMyNameMean.co.uk and also reserve the right to permanently or temporarily suspend or remove membership accounts.
WhatDoesMyNameMean.co.uk collects your e-mail address (that must be valid) when you sign up to service. These e-mail addresses are never used to send unsolicited e-mail to WhatDoesMyNameMean.co.uk (‘Spam’) users.
WhatDoesMyNameMean.co.uk is against all forms of spam e-mail and will never release your e-mail address without your prior permission to any third party. WhatDoesMyNameMean.co.uk reserves the right to send all WhatDoesMyNameMean.co.uk registered members e-mail news, notifications or e-mail information, or similar (e.g. newsletters) from time to time. For this purpose we may over-ride individual member settings.
Similarly, WhatDoesMyNameMean.co.uk will never sell or disclose any information about you with any other third party service without your strict prior permission or unless instructed legally, or via the Police or other relevant authorities.
We use return e-mail addresses to answer the e-mail we receive (e.g. via direct e-mail contact or through any of the WhatDoesMyNameMean.co.uk Online contact areas). Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.
Use of Google Advertising (Ad Sense) on WhatDoesMyNameMean.co.uk
Like many other Web sites, WhatDoesMyNameMean.co.uk makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyse trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.
Cookies and Web Beacons
DoubleClick DART Cookie
Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to WhatDoesMyNameMean.co.uk and other sites on the Internet.
WhatDoesMyNameMean.co.uk has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.
If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.
Please check this page regularly for any updates or changes in this privacy information.