QuotePartner takes the privacy of its customers data very
seriously. Please read the following policy to understand
how we will treat your personal data after it has been collected
by us through your use of one of our distribution channels.
Those distribution channels will include our web site, our
SMS and any other distribution channel or associated partner
company we may introduce or be associated with from time to
time. If this policy changes then we will let you know via
our home page but we assure you that we only use your data
as specified here and for our legitimate business reasons.
QuotePartner aims to match a consumer's needs with the skills
and specialisms of local tradespeople. As such a consumers details
are passed onto local registered tradespeople, allowing them to assess
a consumers needs and then make contact them to quote on a
job or to arrange a time to meet and discuss the work required.
QuotePartner aims to match skilled tradespeople with
local consumers looking to hire a tradespeople for specific domestic
or commercial based property repairs, maintenance or improvements.
As such QuotePartner maintains a database of tradespeople details
including, but not exclusively, company name, contact name,
email address, telephone number, mobile number, business sectors,
trade association membership numbers and reference details.
The company name and contact details will be visible to consumers
when leads are sent through to tradespeople subscribing to QuotePartner.
The collection of data
We can collect data on you from a variety of different sources
1. When you submit leads from the site or one of our associated
partner web sites.
2. When you become a subscriber to our services
3. When you speak to our customer services personnel
4. Via explicit data capture measures, for example by entering
5. Via implicit data capture measures such as studying which
pages you read etc
In any of the above cases the data we collect could be personal
Your personal information
When you give us any personal data as indicated above or
purchase any product or service provided by an associated
partner company via the site, we may need to collect information
about you to process the transaction, fulfill your order and
provide you with the services you expect then and in the future.
This information may include, but is not limited to, details
such as your name, your address, your phone number and your
credit card details.
Unless we have your express consent we will only disclose
personal data to third parties if this is required for the
purpose of completing your transaction with us. This is of
course subject to the proviso that we may disclose your data
to certain permitted third parties, such as members of our
own associated partner companies, our own professional advisers
who are bound by confidentiality codes, and when we are legally
obliged to disclose your data.
By becoming a subscriber you consent to receive from us by
e-mail our newsletter and details of other special offers
which we may think may be of interest to you.
By subscribing to our SMS services you consent to receive
from us by SMS. MMS, EMS or voice-messages regarding new leads
Quote Partner retains and uses your personal information
to provide you with the best remote commerce (including electronic
and mobile commerce) experience by providing you with a personalised
service and to give you details of offers which we think will
be of interest to you. We may also use the information to
process any transactions you undertake with us and for internal
administration and analysis. For quality assurance and training
reasons we may record any of the calls you make to us.
We do not sell, rent or trade your personal information to
third parties for marketing purposes without your express
Each web site owned and operated by quotepartner.co.uk &
is a small text file of which there are three types:
Session cookies: These
are used to maintain something called session state. If you
consider your journey through the site to be a conversation
with us and this cookie just reminds the site where we were
in that conversation (for instance if at some point in the
conversation you asked us to add a product to your shopping
basket, next time you click on the basket it is still there).
These are required for the site to function but are not used
in any way to identify you personally.
Permanent cookies: These
store a few numbers on your hard drive. You can view them
by looking in the cookies directory of your browser installation
if you are interested. They last for a long time and each
time you come to our site you send us a copy of them. We use
them to identify you between visits. For instance if you were
looking at a specific product last time you were on the site
and we subsequently have a related 'offer' which may interest
you we may use this cookie to recognise you and show you our
this offer. They are not required for the site to work but
may enhance your experience. We do not store any personal
data in these cookies, just a unique number that identifies
you to us.
Third Party Cookies:
From time to time we carry advertising from third parties
on our web site Occasionally they may send you a cookie. We
have no control over these.
Although you cannot block "session" cookies as
they are required for our site to function correctly you can
configure your internet browser so that it can reject both
"permanent" and "third party" cookies.
How you do this will depend upon the internet browser you
use (for example, Internet Explorer 5, Netscape 4 or Opera
etc) and it is therefore impractical for us to detail here
how you can reject those cookies. Please refer to the relevant
internet browser manufacturer's web site where you should
be able to receive all the information you need."
Ads appearing on the quotepartner.co.uk web site are delivered
to you, on our behalf, by our associated partner companies.
Information about your visit to this site, such as number
of times you have viewed an ad (but not your name, address,
or any other personal information), is used to serve ads.
We operate and are registered in accordance with applicable
data protection legislation.
By disclosing your personal information to us using this
web site or over the telephone, you consent to the collection,
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