Privacy Policy

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The Compasses respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data. This privacy notice will inform you as to how we look after your personal data when you visit our website (regardless of where you visit it from) and tell you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you. 

1. Purpose of this privacy notice

This privacy notice aims to give you information on how we collect and process your personal data through your use of our website (including our mobile site) and our mobile app, including any data you may provide through either when you sign up to our newsletter, purchase a product or service or take part in a competition organised by us. 

2. The data we collect about you

When you visit our website, cookies enable us to collect and measure which pages you view and how your computer views them. By measuring general use of our website we aim to improve the user experience and make the website more useful to you. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website we will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.

3. Third-party links

Our website includes links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website or our app, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.

4. How we use your data

Data analytics to improve our website, app, products/services, marketing, customer relationships and experiences – our legitimate interest is to define types of customers for our products and services, to keep our website and app updated and relevant, to develop our business and to inform our marketing strategy.

5. Data security

We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. For example, your data is kept confidential through encryption (we use the 128-bit secure sockets layer, or SSL, standard). We also do not retain live records  on our servers.

6. Web Accessibility

The Compasses has developed our website to serve the largest possible audience by addressing the needs of people and systems with differing abilities. The site conforms to the Web Accessibility Initiative of the World Wide Web Consortium level 1.

7. Complaints

You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues ( We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the ICO so please contact us in the first instance and we will endeavour to address your concerns. 

Changes to the privacy notice and your duty to inform us of changes

This version was last updated on [  ] October 2019.  

It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal data changes during your relationship with us.