ACTIVE POINTS is the web based rewards system operated by Activpoints UK Ltd trading as Active Rewards.
Data protection legislation applies to ‘personal data’ (data that relates to a living individual such as a name, home address or mobile telephone number) and regulates how that data is collected, held and processed. Data protection in the UK is governed by the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “DPA”).
For the purposes of the DPA, Activpoints UK Limited is the ‘data controller’ of the personal data of Active Points users (i.e. the organisation that is responsible for, and controls the processing of, that personal data).
“ACTIVE POINTS” mean the web based sports rewards system available at www.activepoints.co.uk
“Active Points” mean the points awarded through ACTIVE POINTS that may be redeemed for products or services offered by our promotions partners.
The “Website” mean the website located at www.activepoints.co.uk.
“We”, “us”and“ACTIVE POINTS” mean Activpoints UK Ltd.
“You” mean you in your capacity as a registered Active Points user.
What personal data do we process?
We process the following types of personal data about you when you use Active Points.
Information provided by you. We collect personal data, such as your name and email address, when you register to become a member of Active Points. This information is used when you set up your personal profile. As part of your personal profile, you may choose to submit additional information such as your mobile phone number and your personal email address.
Information provided by your Gym.
Your Gym provides ACTIVE POINTS with details of your activity at your gym or sports facility. Your gym gives us this data so that we can automatically reward you Active Points using the rewards scheme set by your gym/sports facility.
Information relating to your use of Active Points. We collect and process information relating to your use of Active Points, including details of the number of points in your account, and how you earn and spend your points.
Information collected automatically.
Active Points receives and stores information which is transmitted automatically from your computer when you browse the Internet and use Active Points. This includes information from cookies (which are described in the section below on Cookies), and your IP address. Your IP address is the unique address of your computer which is automatically provided to other computers when your web browser requests a web page from those computers on the Internet.
How do we use your personal data?
We will use your personal data in order to deliver the Active Points service to you. This includes using your personal data to:
manage your Active Points user profile and your Active Points account, process your Active Points transactions
and deliver a customised service to you. This may include providing you with customised content that is relevant to you and your family.
We may use your email address to contact you from time to time about our Active Points service providing you have opted in and may also use it for security reasons to confirm that you are who you say you are. We also may use the information collected automatically, such as your IP address and information stored via cookies, to gather statistics about the number of people who visit Active Points and to customise its content, layout and services. We may share this information, on an aggregate and anonymous basis, with third parties to help us improve and better serve our users.
Disclosure to third parties
Our promotions partners have no direct access to your name or personal contact information stored by Active Points. We will not share your personal data and the data generated by cookies and the aggregate information to any third parties.
We will disclose your personal data if we reasonably believe we are required to do so by law, regulation or other government authority or to protect the rights and property of Active Rewards, its affiliates or the public. We may also co-operate with law enforcement agencies in any official investigation and we may disclose your personal data to the relevant agency or authority in doing so.
We reserve the right to transfer your personal data in the event of a transfer of ownership of Active Rewards, such as acquisition by or merger with another company.
Links to other sites
This Website does contain links to other websites that are not owned or controlled by Active Rewards. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other websites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our Website and to read the privacy statements on the other websites that you visit.
When someone visits our website we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of our website. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone.
Further information about cookies
The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) is an industry body that develops standards and guidelines to support online business processes. It has produced a website (www.allaboutcookies.org) which explains how cookies work and how they can be managed.
Disabling and enabling cookies
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings on your internet browser. The IAB website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, please note you may not be able to take full advantage of the functionality of Active Points or the Website if you do so.
Security and confidentiality
The security of your personal data depends on your protection of your account password. Please do not disclose your account password to unauthorised people.
Active Points uses industry standard technology designed to help keep your personal data safe.
Please bear in mind though, that it is impossible for Active Rewards to guarantee that impenetrable security measures are in place.
For example, we cannot control any illegal and/or unforeseen activity of other users that may allow them to get around the privacy or security settings on the Website. Consequently, you acknowledge that there are circumstances in which your personal data may be accessed by unauthorised persons.
Active Rewards Ltd will also take appropriate organisational and security measures to safeguard your personal data against unauthorised or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction, or damage.
Our objective is to protect your personal data as follows:
All of Active Points systems, hardware and software used in relation to your personal data are kept secure in accordance with standard industry practice
All Activpoints UK Ltd employees, contractors and third party service providers are informed of their obligations under the DPA and the restrictions in place on their use of the personal data.