GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)
As of May 25th, 2018, visitors will be protected by new legislation, namely the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The GDPR aims primarily to give control back to the user over their personal data. After May 25th, 2018 we must provide you, by law, adequate control over your personal data.
At Pitchfive we have therefore introduced a number of changes to make sure that you are provided with adequate privacy settings as required by the GDPR.
Pitchfive is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Any data Pitchfive collects will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
Pitchfive 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 25th May 2018.
What we collect
We may collect the following information when you use our website:
- Demographic information including your country of residence
- Email address
What we do with the information we gather
We require the information described above to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
We may use the information to make sure that we are legally compliant in the information and advertisements that we display
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.
A cookie is a small text file which is placed on your computer’s hard drive when you visit websites.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to see which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any specific and personal information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
Your Agreement to Allow Pitchfive to Set Cookies
Pitchfive is open and honest about all cookies that are set by our website. We have therefore explained below the types of cookie set, and the names of cookies themselves and what their purpose is.
With regards to your consent for us to store cookies on your device, we have set out a lot of information on this page to guide you through what cookies are, how they are used, and what they are used for. We have provided you as a user with background on the law and links to resources where you can find out more about the law regarding your privacy.
If you do not wish to have Pitchfive or cookies associated with our website set on your device then you can choose to not consent to us setting non-essential cookies on your device. However, some of our cookies are necessary for the performance and operation of our website so will be set.
If you wish to use our website and block any cookies that are set by ourselves, then you can do this by following the instructions below to configure your browser or device’s software to block cookies. As you will probably be aware, people can now use the Internet by using a multitude of devices such as computers, phones, televisions, tablets, and other devices, and each of these devices may use different software and Internet browsers. We have therefore provided the link below that explains in detail how to manage cookies through most of the popular Internet browser software.
We must stress however that cookies set by Pitchfive are not malicious, they do not harm your computer or allow us to access other files on your computer or collect any information that is private and personal to you as an individual.
What to do if you do not want a website to place cookies on your device
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer.
If you would like to learn more about how to manage the acceptance of cookies on your own browser or device, please visit http://www.aboutcookies.org/default.aspx
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
- By withdrawing your consent for us to set unnecessary cookies on your device, as defined above.
- By contacting us in writing at [email protected] and exercising your legal rights for the protection of any data that we may store that relates to you (at present, as detailed above, we no longer store any personal information about individuals in our systems or databases)
If, at any time in the future we collect personal information (with your consent), we will not sell, distribute or lease 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.
By law, you may request details of personal information which we hold about you.
If you would like to contact us, please email [email protected] 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, at the above email address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.