PRIVACY AND COOKIES

1. Introduction & General Terms

The “101Pakistanis dot com” is committed to protecting your and your family's personal information when you are using “101Pakistanis dot com” services. We want our services to be safe and enjoyable environments for our audience. This Privacy Policy relates to our use of any personal information you provide to us via phone or text, by email, in letters or correspondence.
It also relates to our use of any personal information you provide to us online, on mobile or on the Red Button service.
In order to provide you with the full range of “101Pakistanis dot com” services, we sometimes need to collect information about you.
This Privacy Policy explains the following:

  • what information the “101Pakistanis dot com” may collect about you;
  • how the “101Pakistanis dot com” will use information we collect about you;
  • when the “101Pakistanis dot com” may use your details to contact you;
  • whether the “101Pakistanis dot com” will disclose your details to anyone else;
  • your choices regarding the personal information you provide to us;
  • the use of cookies on “101Pakistanis dot com” websites and how you can reject these cookies.

The “101Pakistanis dot com” is committed to safeguarding your personal information. Whenever you provide such information, we are legally obliged to use your information in line with all laws concerning the protection of personal information, including the Data Protection Act 1998 (these laws are referred to collectively in this Privacy Policy as the "data protection laws").
“101Pakistanis dot com” websites contain hyperlinks to websites owned and operated by third parties. These third party websites have their own privacy policies, and are also likely to use cookies, and we therefore urge you to review them. They will govern the use of personal information you submit, which may also be collected by cookies whilst visiting these websites. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of such third party websites and your use of such websites is at your own risk.

2. Who are we?

 101pakistanis.com is a small attempt to document all those remarkable narratives for the benefit of the British Pakistani youth, historians and anyone who may be interested in the subject matter. This project (101pakistanis.com) is under constant development, please let us know should you wish to have someone included in our data bank or you have any other comments regarding this site.

101pakistanis.com is a self financed, not for profit, independent, voluntary, non-governmental organization (NGO) which is working to alleviate poverty and social exclusion amongst British Pakistanis since 2000. The 101pakistanis.com web site is a showcase to acknowledge and highlight the hard work and resulting triumph of all those mammoth personalities who migrated from Pakistan or have their roots in Pakistan and have made their mark on the world.
When we refer to ‘’we’’ or ‘’our’’ or ‘’the “101Pakistanis dot com”’’ we are referring to the “101Pakistanis dot com”.

3. What information will the “101Pakistanis dot com” collect about me?

When you participate in, access or sign up to any of the “101Pakistanis dot com”’s services, activities or online content, such as newsletters, competitions, live chats, message boards, telephone or text the “101Pakistanis dot com”, vote, donate money to a “101Pakistanis dot com” charity appeal, book tickets for a “101Pakistanis dot com” event or create an account using the “101Pakistanis dot com”’s online registration system we may receive personal information about you. This can consist of information such as your name, email address, postal address, telephone or mobile number or date of birth, depending on the activity.
By submitting your details, you enable the “101Pakistanis dot com” (and where applicable its contractors) to provide you with the services, activities or online content you select.
Please note that sometimes we will require you to provide additional personal information, and sometimes sensitive personal information (e.g. if you're sending in an application to be a contributor on a political party we may need to know your political leanings). When we do this we will provide further information as to why we are collecting your information and how we will use it.
The “101Pakistanis dot com” also uses cookies (see section 13 below for details) and collects IP addresses (an IP address is a number that can uniquely identify a specific computer or other network device on the internet) from visitors to “101Pakistanis dot com” websites.

4. How will the “101Pakistanis dot com” use the information it collects about me?

The “101Pakistanis dot com” will use your personal information for a number of purposes including the following:

  • to provide our services, activities or online content and to deal with your requests and enquiries;
  • for "service administration purposes", which means that the “101Pakistanis dot com” may contact you for reasons related to the service, activity or online content you have signed up for, as set out in section 5 below (e.g. to provide you with password reminders or to notify you that a particular service, activity or online content has been suspended for maintenance);
  • to contact you about a submission you have made, including any content you provide. For additional information, please see the UGC FAQS (User Generated Content Frequently Asked Questions);
  • to provide you with information about our services, activities or online content;
  • to personalise the way “101Pakistanis dot com” content is presented to you (e.g. if the first thing you look at every day on the “101Pakistanis dot com” website is the weather for Luton, we may present this information or a link to it on your homepage);
  • to use IP addresses to identify the location of users, to block disruptive use, to establish the number of visits from different countries and to determine whether you are accessing the services from the UK or not. If not, you will be re-directed to the international version of the “101Pakistanis dot com” website (101Pakistanis.com), (see section 12 for details);
  • to analyse and improve the services offered on “101Pakistanis dot com” websites;
  • to provide you with the most user-friendly navigation experience. The “101Pakistanis dot com” may also use and disclose information in aggregate (so that no individuals are identified) for marketing and strategic development purposes; and
  • when you access the “101Pakistanis dot com” website from outside the UK, you will see the international version (101Pakistanis.com) which features advertising. A certain amount of this advertising is tailored to the individual user. “101Pakistanis dot com” Worldwide uses cookies to work out what advertising might be most relevant to you based on the pages you look at on the international version of the “101Pakistanis dot com” website and other “101Pakistanis dot com” Worldwide sites, and your IP address information. This is a practice widely used by other major web publishers and is known as “onsite behavioural targeting”. The tracking system is anonymised and therefore it does not “know who you are”: it simply uses the limited information available to it to serve ads to you, if you are accessing the “101Pakistanis dot com” website from outside the UK, which it believes are relevant. Find out more about “101Pakistanis dot com” Worldwide’s use of its behavioural targeting system in the international users section of the “101Pakistanis dot com” Privacy & Cookies website. It is important to remember that you will only see this advertising, and receive Behavioural Targeted Marketing cookies, if you are visiting 101Pakistanis.com from outside the UK.

Where the “101Pakistanis dot com” proposes using your personal information for any other uses we will ensure that we notify you first. You will also be given the opportunity to withhold or withdraw your consent for the use of your personal information for purposes other than those listed above.

5. When will the “101Pakistanis dot com” contact me?

The “101Pakistanis dot com” may contact you:

  • in relation to any service, activity or online content you have signed up for in order to ensure that the “101Pakistanis dot com” can deliver the services to you;
  • in relation to any correspondence we receive from you or any comment or complaint you make about “101Pakistanis dot com” products or services;
  • in relation to any contribution you have submitted to the “101Pakistanis dot com”, e.g. on the “101Pakistanis dot com” message boards or via text or voicemail message;
  • to invite you to participate in surveys about the “101Pakistanis dot com” services (participation is always voluntary); and
  • for marketing purposes, where you have agreed to this (see section 6 below)

Local pages will give you detailed information about how the “101Pakistanis dot com” will contact you in relation to specific services, activities or online content.

6. Will I be contacted for marketing purposes?

The “101Pakistanis dot com” will only use your information for marketing purposes, or to promote new services, activities or online content where you have agreed to this.

7. Will the “101Pakistanis dot com” share my personal information with anyone else?

We will keep your information confidential except where disclosure is required or permitted by law (for example to government bodies and law enforcement agencies) or as described in section 8 below. Generally, we will only use your information within the “101Pakistanis dot com”. However, sometimes the “101Pakistanis dot com” uses third parties to process your information on our behalf. The “101Pakistanis dot com” requires these third parties to comply strictly with its instructions and the “101Pakistanis dot com” requires that they do not use your personal information for their own business purposes, unless you have explicitly consented to the use of your personal information in this way.

8. Offensive or inappropriate content on “101Pakistanis dot com” websites

If you post or send offensive, inappropriate or objectionable content anywhere on or to “101Pakistanis dot com” websites or otherwise engage in any disruptive behaviour on any “101Pakistanis dot com” service, the “101Pakistanis dot com” may use your personal information to stop such behaviour.
Where the “101Pakistanis dot com” reasonably believes that you are or may be in breach of any applicable laws (e.g. because content you have posted may be defamatory), the “101Pakistanis dot com” may use your personal information to inform relevant third parties such as your employer, school email/internet provider or law enforcement agencies about the content and your behaviour.

9. What if I am a user aged 16 or under?

If you are aged 16 or under, please get your parent/guardian's permission before you provide any personal information to the “101Pakistanis dot com”. Users without this consent are not allowed to provide us with personal information.

10. How long will the “101Pakistanis dot com” keep my personal information?

We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with the “101Pakistanis dot com” or the “101Pakistanis dot com”'s corporate retention schedule (a database that defines which documents should be kept and for how long). If you cancel your registration as a “101Pakistanis dot com” website member and your account is deleted a red flag goes on the database and, while the “101Pakistanis dot com” cannot use the personal information, it stays on the system for a period of one year for administration purposes before being deleted automatically.
Where you contribute material to the “101Pakistanis dot com” we will generally only keep your content for as long as is reasonably required for the purpose(s) for which it was submitted. For example, we will only keep copies of entries to a photographic competition for the duration of the competition. However other projects (e.g. the People's War website) are likely to have a longer, or even permanent, duration.
The “101Pakistanis dot com”, as a publicly funded organisation, also has an obligation to record snapshots of history which may include some User Generated Content i.e. content provided by the public. Therefore, some content submitted to, or shared with, the “101Pakistanis dot com” may be retained for prolonged periods of time or potentially indefinitely in the “101Pakistanis dot com”'s Archive, which is true of News contributions which are published. There may also be rare instances where we will share your contribution with third parties in the interests of maintaining historical archives (e.g. contributions about people's experiences in the Second World War were given to the Imperial War Museum). Where possible, we will endeavour to inform you upfront or let you know at a later date where we are likely to keep content indefinitely or pass it onto an approved historical archive.

11. Can I find out what personal information the “101Pakistanis dot com” holds about me?

Under the Data Protection Act you have the right to request a copy of the personal information the “101Pakistanis dot com” holds about you and to have any inaccuracies corrected. (We charge £10 for information requests and require you to prove your identity with 2 pieces of approved identification). We will use reasonable efforts to supply, correct or delete personal information about you on our files.
Please address requests and questions about this or any other question about this Privacy Policy to the Data Protection Officer.

12. What if I am accessing “101Pakistanis dot com” websites outside the UK?

The “101Pakistanis dot com” website is published in the UK by the “101Pakistanis dot com” as “101Pakistanis.com”. The international version of the website, 101Pakistanis.com, is made available to international users accessing the website from outside the UK by the “101Pakistanis dot com”'s commercial subsidiary, “101Pakistanis dot com” Worldwide Ltd, on a commercial basis (i.e. some of the pages you access from outside the UK will have advertising on them) under licence from the “101Pakistanis dot com”. Please note that some pages of the “101Pakistanis dot com” website are made available to users outside the UK on a non-commercial basis (for example, the front page for the “101Pakistanis dot com” World Service’s foreign language sites, e.g.http://www.”101Pakistanis.com”/mundo/index.shtml). All personal information submitted by users outside the UK to 101Pakistanis.com and to the World Service’s foreign language sites will be processed in accordance with this Privacy Policy (and any local terms that apply to certain areas of the site). Where there is a conflict, the local terms will apply.

13. Cookies Policy - Information the “101Pakistanis dot com” collects from you

a. What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes a unique identifier that is sent to your computer, tablet or mobile phone (referred to here as a "device") browser from a website's computer and is stored on your device's hard drive. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser's preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other websites. Many websites do this whenever a user visits their website in order to track online traffic flows.
On “101Pakistanis dot com” websites, cookies record information about your online preferences and allow us to tailor our websites to your interests.
During the course of any visit to a “101Pakistanis dot com” website, the pages you see, along with a cookie, are downloaded to your device. Many websites do this, because cookies enable website publishers to do useful things like find out whether the device (and probably its user) has visited the website before. This is done on a repeat visit by checking to see, and finding, the cookie left there on the last visit.
b. How does the “101Pakistanis dot com” use cookies?
Information supplied by cookies can help us to analyse the profile of our visitors and help us to provide you with a better user experience. For example, if on a previous visit you went to our education pages, we might find this out from your cookie and highlight educational information on your second and subsequent visits. The “101Pakistanis dot com” uses this type of information to help improve the services it provides to its users. All third parties are strictly required not to use any information for their own business or other purposes (see section 6 above). Certain areas of “101Pakistanis dot com” websites may use cookies for a specific reason - for example, to help an online game work effectively on your device.  
Additionally, “101Pakistanis dot com” Worldwide uses cookies to serve some targeted advertising on 101Pakistanis.com to non-UK users. Further information, including how to opt-out of receiving these cookies, can be found in the international users section of the “101Pakistanis dot com” Privacy & Cookies website.
c. Third Party Cookies in embedded content on “101Pakistanis dot com” pages
Please note that during your visits to “101Pakistanis dot com” websites you may notice some cookies that are not related to the “101Pakistanis dot com” or the “101Pakistanis dot com”’s contractors. When you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, YouTube or Flickr, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. The “101Pakistanis dot com” does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the third party websites for more information about these. Find out more about third party cookies in embedded content.
d. “101Pakistanis dot com” cookies and how to reject cookies?
Full information about how the “101Pakistanis dot com” uses cookies can be found in the cookies section of the “101Pakistanis dot com” Privacy & Cookies website.
If you wish to control what cookies are set on your device through the “101Pakistanis dot com” website then you can find out how to do this in the Managing Cookiessection of the “101Pakistanis dot com” Privacy & Cookies website. It is important to note that if you change your settings and block certain cookies, this means that certain personalised features cannot then be provided and accordingly you may not be able to take full advantage of all of the websites' features.

14. Do Not Track (DNT) browser setting

DNT is a feature offered by some browsers which, when enabled, sends a signal to websites to request that your browsing is not tracked, such as by third party ad networks, social networks and analytic companies. This website does not currently respond to DNT requests, however, you may opt-out of tracking on this website, including analytics (and tailored advertising if you are visiting from outside the UK), by changing your cookie settings.
A uniform standard has not yet been adopted to determine how DNT requests should be interpreted and what actions should be taken by websites and third parties. The “101Pakistanis dot com” will continue to review DNT and other new technologies and may adopt a DNT standard once available.

15. Changes to “101Pakistanis dot com”'s Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time so you may wish to check it each time you submit personal information to the “101Pakistanis dot com”. The date of the most recent revisions will appear on this page. If you do not agree to these changes, please do not continue to use “101Pakistanis dot com” websites to submit personal information to the “101Pakistanis dot com”. If material changes are made to the Privacy Policy we will notify you by placing a prominent notice on the website.

16. Other “101Pakistanis dot com” Operations

Some areas, such as “101Pakistanis dot com” charity appeals have their own privacy and cookies policies which you should also read before submitting your personal information.

17. Contacting the “101Pakistanis dot com” about this Privacy Policy

If you any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy please contact:
101pakistanis dot com
Prime House
155 Drake Street
Rochdale
Lancashire
OL11 1EF
United Kingdom
Fax: +44 (1706) 507862

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