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before using the Web Site.
The Opera Critic is determined to protect your privacy. We want
you to enjoy your visits to the Web Site without having to compromise
your privacy in any way.
Knowing something about our users is, however, important to ensure
that our service is continually improved. By knowing where our users
come from will help us to offer a service that is relevant to your
What information do we collect?
We automatically collect some data about our users' browsing actions
and patterns. This is aggregate data and does not identify any individual.
We may also ask you to provide information on a voluntary basis
in order to get a clearer picture of our users. It is then entirely
up to you whether you are happy to give this information.
In the course of subscribing, entering competitions, promotions
and online offers you will be asked to give some details about
yourself. You may also choose to e-mail us or make contact with
us in other ways.
If you make any purchases with our affiliates they will ask for
certain information. This information may be shared with us.
What do we do with this information?
We use aggregate audience details (where no individual is identifiable)
to help us improve our understanding of our users and their preferences.
We use it to assist us in arranging advertising, commercial opportunities
The information enables us to conduct market research and other
We want to be able to create and draw to your attention editorial
material and commercial opportunities that may be of interest to
We share the information with advertisers, trading partners and
other commercial entities with whom we have or might have an association.
We may also share the information they obtain about their users,
which may include you.
How private are my details?
We only share personal information about you with third parties
whom we have selected carefully and with whom we have a commercial
We take all reasonable care to ensure that your information is
secure and private and is only seen by authorised people. However
we cannot be held responsible for the actions of a third party who,
at your request, receives or obtains access to your information,
nor for any breach of security.
We do share aggregate information about our users with potential
advertisers or partners, but this never includes personal information
such as your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number.
What to do if you do not want us to share your details
If you tell us that you do not want us to use your details, then
data about your use of the Web Site would then only form part of
aggregated statistics and would not be related to you as an individual.
You can advise us of your wishes by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
What about my credit card details when I subscribed?
We do not hold details of the credit card that you used to subscribe.
Your payment is processed by WorldPay on their secure servers.
Cookies are small text files that are sent to your browser when
you visit the Web Site and are stored on your hard disk. They
are used to identify your previous visits.
to store your identification details. If you do not wish us to
You should be aware that advertisers and other third parties who
Links to third party sites
There are many links on our Web Site that take you to third party
Site The Opera Critic. Once you link to a third party web
site, We cannot be held responsible for any breaches of your privacy
by a third party site, which you linked to from this Web Site.
Other disclosure of personal information
We will not otherwise use or disclose any personal information you
provide to us without your consent except as described in this Privacy
Policy, or as required by law, court order or as requested by other
government or law enforcement authority.
At time of subscription you will be asked whether you wish us
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