Matchpeg's privacy policy

Our privacy policy describes what we do with your personal information. We do not share your details with third parties.

Matchpeg Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

This policy was last updated on 2nd May 2007.

The Matchpeg Privacy Policy sets out how Matchpeg uses and protects any information you provide when you use our Services. This privacy policy should be read in conjunction with our Terms and Conditions of Use and other policies.

Matchpeg is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Please note that we may change our policies at any time, and pursuant to our Terms and Conditions of Use, it is your responsibility to keep up-to-date with and adhere to the policies posted here. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

You can review the most current version of our Privacy Policy at any time at

2. What we collect

When you register with Matchpeg we ask that you provide personal information to become a Registered User, including your name, company name, current and accurate contact, identification, and other information that may be required as part of the registration process and/or continued use of the Service. If you choose to become a Customer of the Service we also require your billing address and credit card information.

We may collect the following information:

  • Personal details such as name, job title, company name
  • Contact information including e-mail address
  • Demographic information such as postal code, preferences and interests
  • Content that you provide to the Service

When you use Matchpeg or visit the website, our servers automatically record certain information about your use of Matchpeg or the website. Similar to other web services and web sites, Matchpeg records information such as account activity and other information commonly found in web server log files, including address of the web page viewed, your browser type, IP address, date and time of access, cookie ID, and referring URL.

3. What we do with the information we gather

Matchpeg transmits, stores, processes and maintains all information, data, text, software, graphics, messages, files, account settings, or other data materials relating to your account, in order to provide the Service to you.

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • To provide the Services on this site that you request to use
  • Identification and authentication
  • Billing
  • Contact
  • Research
  • Internal record keeping
  • To improve our products and services
  • We may periodically send promotional e-mail about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the e-mail address which you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by e- mail, phone, fax or post.
  • We only store your credit/debit card details on our servers if you pay by monthly subscription. If you use Matchpeg on a pay- as- you-go basis, we discard your card details as soon as we have billed you for your unit purchase.
  • We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

As a customer of the non-public Services, you will be using the Site to store certain data and information as part of your standard usage. Matchpeg will not review, share, distribute, print, or reference any such Data except as provided in our Terms and Conditions of Use, or as may be required by law. Individual records may at times be viewed or accessed only for the purpose of resolving a problem, support issue, or suspected violation of the Terms and Conditions of Use, or as may be required by law. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of your user account login and password.

4. Information sharing

We do not sell, rent or otherwise share your personal or account information with any third parties except in the limited circumstances described in the Terms and Conditions of Use, such as when we believe we are required to do so by law.

5. How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Some Matchpeg features and services may not function properly if your cookies are disabled.

6. Security

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.

7. Links to other web sites

Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other web sites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Matchpeg is not responsible for the content, accuracy of information or intellectual property notices on such web sites. Therefore, Matchpeg cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Some of these Link Sites may provide you with opportunities to purchase other Products or Services. We do not endorse any of these Products or Services nor do we make any representations or warranties in connection with these Products or Services.

We will only link to:

  • Companies and organisations with which we have a working relationship
  • Specific pages, documents and sites which are relevant to a particular piece of content on our site

8. Links to

We welcome links to our web sites. If you want to display the content of our website surrounded or framed by material not originating from Matchpeg you must obtain prior written permission from Matchpeg Ltd Please contact for such permission.

Any link to our Site must comply with the following conditions:

(a) the link must consist of the following text only: and the URL

(b) the link must not create the impression that your organisation or any of its products or services is recommended by or associated in any way with Matchpeg Ltd.

(c) the existence of the link, its position, appearance or any other aspect of it must not damage or be likely to damage the name or reputation of Matchpeg Ltd.

(d) selection of the link by a user must display our website as a full screen and not within a frame on the website on which the link appears.

(e) you shall take all reasonable precautions to ensure that the use and existence of the link does not cause the transmission to the website of viruses or other deleterious programming routines.

We reserve the right to require the removal of any link to any of our web sites at any time (whether or not previous consent to such link has been given).

9. Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
  • If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law. 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.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you you must send your request in writing to us.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or e-mail us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

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