Earn Your Swag

Privacy Policy

Who Are We?

Earn Your Swag (United Kingdom)(“Earn Your Swag”, “we”, ”us”, “our”) is the registered owner of this reward website and owns all rights, including the sites respective IP, copyrights and trademarks. We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this Privacy Notice.

This Privacy Policy applies to the Earn Your Swag website.

uk.earnyourswag.com

For the purposes of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (2016), Earn Your Swag is the registered data controller with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) our registration number is ZA937898. We aim to fully comply with the Data Protection Act 2018, the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003, the Electronic EU Regulations 2011 and the EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). For further information, please visit https://ico.org.uk/.

Purpose of this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy clearly indicates how we manage, utilise and protect your personal data collected while using our site. We will only use or share your personal data in a manner that is in accordance with our Privacy Policy, and as stated within our registration opt-in definition. Personal data will not be shared unless your consent has been secured. Consent is obtained during the registration process, when specific and clear statements are prominently displayed on our site.

What information do we collect?

Personal Data

We collect your details when you register or visit one of our websites; subscribe to our service; correspond with us by e-mail or otherwise. ‘Personal data’ means the information you provide during the registration process and any information you provide when entering our reward program or surveys within our websites. Registration is required to participate in any program of the site, however merely browsing does not require registration.

As permitted by applicable law, we may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of Personal Data about you when you use our services. We have grouped these into the following categories of Personal Data:

We do not require any special categories of personal data about you (e.g. religion, race, ethnic origin, politics, genetics, health, sexual orientation). Please do not provide this type of personal data to us.

Non-Personal Data

We also collect, use and share Aggregated Data such as statistical or demographic data which does not directly or indirectly reveal your identity. We use aggregate data for analysing our website usage, for example, to calculate the percentage of users accessing a specific feature on our website.

Our Legitimisation for processing your personal data

Earn Your Swag Purpose & Legal Basis for Processing User’s Personal Data -

As follows:

How your data is collected

Directly

You may give us your identity, contact, profile data, and marketing and communications data by filling in a form or corresponding with us by post, phone, e-mail or otherwise.

This includes Personal data you provide when you:

Indirectly

We may collect your transaction data, technical data and usage data when you interact with our website. We collect this Personal and Non-Personal Data by using cookies, server logs and other similar technologies. We may receive this data from various third-parties such as analytics providers or advertising networks.

We may also receive Technical Data and Usage Data about you if you visit other websites employing our cookies or Tracking Technologies (defined below).

 

Disclosure of your data

We require all parties who process your data to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law. We do not allow our third-party service providers to use your Personal Data for their own purpose and only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.

 

Internal Parties

Employees of Earn Your Swag will process your data when you need to speak to the customer service team or our Data Protection Officer. Access to your Personal Data will be controlled and only granted where necessary to provide our services to you and/or allow us to perform any necessary or legitimate functions.

External Parties

Parties we do not transfer your data to

Our Website contains affiliate links to third-party websites. You may click on these to complete offers provided by third parties. Please note, if you follow a link to any such website, we do not accept any liability or responsibility, because these websites have their own Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

 

We do not transfer your data to these third-parties but to improve your user experience when you click on a third-party offer and are transferred to the third-party website, we may pre-populate the third-party form with your Personal Data. It is your choice to submit this data to the third-party, we will never do this for you.

We strive to only use high quality, relevant and reliable external links (these include text/banners and images that link to other, external websites) however we advise all users to be cautious when accessing any external web links via Earn Your Swag.  This is because we cannot guarantee the content of externally linked websites. Any user clicking on an external link does so at their own risk. Earn Your Swag will not be held responsible for any damage caused or implications as a result of clicking on an external web link.

Advertising and Sponsored Links on Earn Your Swag

The Earn Your Swag website may from time to time, contain adverts and sponsored links.  These adverts are served via our own advertising partners and they may have their own privacy policies that relate to their advertising. When a user clicks onto an advert they will be sent to the advertiser’s website and this is usually via a referral program. That program may well include Cookies and these Cookies may well be saved onto your computer hard drive.  Should you click on a sponsored external link on Earn Your Swag, you do so at your own risk and Earn Your Swag will not be held responsible for any implications or damage caused in doing so.

Earn Your Swag Social Media Platforms

Any communication, actions and engagement directed through external social media platforms that Earn Your Swag participate on are all subject to the terms and conditions and privacy policies held with each individual social media platform.

Please always use social media platforms carefully and communicate within them with caution regarding your own personal details and privacy. Earn Your Swag will never request personal or sensitive information via social media platforms. If you are encouraged to discuss sensitive details through social media platforms relating to Earn Your Swag it is best to discuss these through our primary communication channels, for example, email (info@earnyourswag.com).

Social Sharing Buttons

Earn Your Swag occasionally uses social sharing buttons. These are there to help share web content directly from web pages straight to the relevant social media platform. You are advised that by using our social sharing buttons, you do so at your own discretion. The social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page through your own social media account, depending on the platform and their policies.

 

Shortened Links through Social Media Platforms

Earn Your Swag may share web links to web pages deemed relevant.  Some social media platforms shorten long URLs (for example, http://bit.ly/xxxxxxx). We would advise that all Earn Your Swag users must be cautious when accessing shortened URLs published on social media platforms on our website. We try our very best to make sure that only real URLs are published but even so, many URLs may have been subjected to hacking and/or SPAM so Earn Your Swag cannot be held responsible for any implications relating to clicking on shortened URLs.

Branded Surveys on the Site

 

Where in the world your data is transferred

Earn Your Swag is headquartered in the UK. The information that you provide or that we collect as a result of your interaction with the Website and/or the user of the Services will only be transferred to parties located within the EU that have been recognised by the European Commission as providing an adequate level of data protection. In rare circumstances, when transfers need to take place to countries outside of this consideration, we have put in place measures, including ensuring the recipient is bound by EU Standard Contractual Clauses, to protect your Personal Data.

The list of companies and services below are used by Earn Your Swag to help us to deliver our services. These companies host our website and store all the data on our website:

Web Hosting: Microsoft Azure, Western Europe.

GetResponse, Gdansk, Poland.

Any personal data is housed securely in West Europe.

Legitimate interest and your consent

Your data must be processed by us using one of the valid legal bases defined by the Regulations. This is summarised in the table below:

Purpose For Use by ourselves For use by third parties
Marketing - by email Consent Not applicable, unless you provide explicit consent for a named organisation
Marketing - By SMS Not applicable Not applicable
Marketing - telephone Not applicable Not applicable
Marketing - by post Not applicable Not applicable

Consent

In short this is where you consent to a specific organisation, to contact you by a communication channel or channels which you have agreed to, for specific reasons, which in the context of our processing will be for marketing purposes. When we ask for your consent for a specific organisation, we will do so by giving you the opportunity to tick a box online or answer a question on the phone.

You can of course withdraw your consent at any time and we will describe how later on in this policy.

Legitimate Interest

As a direct marketing business we process personal information for various legitimate business purposes which include some or all of the following:

These legitimate business purposes relate to the following activities:

We process your data in the following ways:

As with all your data you can also object to us processing your data in this way. Your rights are detailed below.

 

You have the control

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal data in the following ways:

You have rights

You have the right to:

If you would like to amend/delete details or contact us in relation to the above, please contact using the ‘Contact Us’ page.(*) We may reserve the right to retain personal data where a reasonable expectation exists in order to fulfill an obligation. This may include suppression, ie. to “block” future communications received by request of the data subject, a regulatory authority or by law. In this event, the data subject will be informed accordingly of our reliance on this expectation(s).

 

How long do we retain your data for?

We do not retain your personal data for longer than necessary for the purposes set out in this report. The length of time we hold your data will depend on our ongoing relationship with you, our legal obligation, any request you may make to delete your personal data, and our legitimate interest in relation to the management of our own rights.

 

Typically, we store Identity Data, Contact Data, Marketing Data and Profile Data for a period of 24 months since your most recent activity in your account to answer customer queries, maintain an account in case you wish to come back to our website and monitor the site for fraudulent activity.

 

Once we no longer have a purpose to retain your personal data, we will securely destroy your personal data subject to the foregoing and in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. If you request to receive no further contact from us, we will keep some of your basic Identity and Contact Data on a suppression list to avoid sending you unwanted communication in the future.

 

Unsubscribe/opt out of deleting your account

 

Earn Your Swag will always remain transparent in disclosing how we intend to process your data, and where your data may be passed on, subject to your consent and preferences upon registration. All companies and partners we work with will be named, and the categories in which they operate will be made available to you. These opt-ins are optional and only when you put a tick in the box will you consent to receive additional marketing communication.

By registering or signing up, it is made clear, in plain English that by doing so you have read, acknowledged and agreed to the terms and conditions and this privacy policy, which governs how your information will be processed, and given consent upon registration to receive marketing communications from Earn Your Swag .

You may change your preferences at any time via the “How to Unsubscribe” pages once you are registered.

Third-party providers are able to send you communications via email, post or telephone only until such time as you exercise your right to opt out of receiving such communications. However please be aware that marketing campaigns are often planned well in advance, so your changes will be accepted immediately, but may not be effective immediately.

In addition, Website Sponsors have their own privacy policies and some have their own opt-in statements. It is strongly recommended that you read and understand this information.

 

Additional Information

You are able to unsubscribe or opt out of any of our scheme’s communications or any third-party brand, at any time, as indicated above. Please consider the following for a more general Opt-Out:

Opting Out – Postal Contact: To withdraw your consent for postal marketing from anyone, please add your details to the ‘Mail Preference Service’. For more details, please visit: www.mpsonline.org.uk

 

Opting Out – Email: To unsubscribe from receiving email communication from ourselves or an individual third-party, please follow the instructions as stipulated in any electronic communication such parties sends you. This is usually a “Unsubscribe” or “STOP” link.

 

Opting Out – Social Media: To configure your advertising preferences on social media such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Pinterest, simply access your settings or preference options within the various chosen platforms.

Security and Storage of your Personal Data

Earn Your Swag is committed to protecting the security of your personal data. We protect your data with security measures under the laws that apply and we meet international standards. We use a variety of technologies to help protect your personal data from unauthorised access, use, or disclosure.

 

Unfortunately, the Internet is not a 100% secure medium for communication and, accordingly, Earn Your Swag cannot guarantee the security of any information you send to us via the Internet. In the event of a data breach that affects your data, we will notify you when legally required to do so.

 

To access your Earn Your Swag account, you must type in the correct password. It is your responsibility to keep this password secure. Please consider changing your password every 3-6 months. Ideally, your password should be at least 8 characters long, contain at least one capital letter, some numbers and a special character (e.g. ? ! , _) and should not be disclosed to anyone. If you believe that your login details have been compromised, please contact us immediately.

 

Earn Your Swag is not responsible for any loss or damage you or others may suffer as a result of the loss of confidentiality of your data.

The safety and security of your Personal Data also depend on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.  We ask you not to share your login or account credentials with anyone and keep your account information secure. We urge you to be careful about giving out information in public areas of the Website like message boards, where information will be available to other users of the Website.  If you believe that your access credentials or Personal Data have been compromised, please contact us immediately.

 

Data Safety Outside the European Union

We would like to make you aware of the fact that certain external data processors may be based outside the European Union. Their laws might provide a different protection standard than that provided under UK law. Your data will not be shared with a non-EU country processor without proper due diligence performed as to the standards of data protection within the specified country, as well as the necessary proof of compliance with the standards of the UK Data Protection Act 2018 and other related and pertinent legislation. Such requirements will form part of a formal and legally binding Data Processing Agreement.

 

Marketing to Minors

We do not knowingly, deliberately or aim to, collect personal data from minors under the age of 18, either for registration or for marketing purposes. Our site ensures that a ‘You Must Be 18+ To Enter’ disclaimer is included in the registration section.

 

IP Address / Cookies and Similar Technologies

Earn Your Swag automatically collects all users’ IP addresses and records web pages of origination when using the website. These Cookies are used only to increase security levels and they are not there to invade privacy. There is a need for Cookies, to administer, monitor and facilitate our website as well as optimise it for users. Cookies also notify us of any technical problems within the service we provide. Sometimes, Earn Your Swag might use your IP address to identify you and respond to technical difficulties to rectify them. Cookies also collect information about a user’s activity on our website including the web pages you might click on and further searches conducted from our website.  Here is a list of the Cookies we use on Earn Your Swag:

 

Changes to this Policy

This policy might be amended and updated once in a while. Please ensure that you check it occasionally to ensure that you are happy with any new additions or changes made. This policy is effective from 22th March 2021.

 

Access, Correction and Erasure of your Personal Data

You have the right to request access to, rectification and/or erasure of any personal data which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 2018 and the GDPR.

Should you believe that any part of your personal information collected by us is either incorrect or incomplete, or should you wish for any of your data we may have saved to be completely deleted, please do not hesitate to contact us either by email or at our physical address - see below. We assure you that the necessary action will be taken immediately to correct or delete any incorrect information.

Should you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us:

Email - info@earnyourswag.com or

Physical Address -

Earn Your Swag
Lytchett House,
13 Freeland Park,
Wareham Road,
Poole,
Dorset,
BH16 6FA

Tel: 01452 311 079