Privacy policy

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This privacy policy forms part of our terms of use.

Cookies

Our website uses cookies.

A cookie is a small file which is placed on your computer's hard drive. It 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. 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 this website.

Email updates

If you sign up for Small Biz Tribe’s email updates, we ask for your name and your email address. This information is stored and managed by www.aweber.com, in line with their privacy policy: www.aweber.com/permission.htm.

User registration

If you choose to create a user account on our website, we will ask you for:

  • Your user name
  • Your real name
  • Your email address
  • Your country

Within your user profile, you can subsequently choose to add further information, such as a photograph of yourself or your website address.

With the exception of your email address, all of this information will be visible to all other users of this website.

Contact form

By default, your user profile will show a tab which allows other users to contact you by email. They will not see your email address.

To remove this contact form from your user profile so that other users cannot contact you using this website, unclick this option. You can do this when you first create your user account, or at any subsequent time by clicking the ‘edit’ tab of your user profile.

Content submission

If you choose to submit user content such as comments, forum posts, articles, interviews, guides or blog posts, these will be visible to all other users of this website.

If you choose to vote in polls or respond to surveys on this website, your responses will not be visible to other users of this website unless you have given us permission to do so.

Author details

If you choose to submit an article, interview, guide or blog post, we will add an additional field to your user profile, “author details,” based on the information you have already supplied in your user profile.

This author information will not be visible in your user profile, but it will appear at the bottom of each article, interview, guide or blog post that you submit. If you would like this information amended, please email us at info@smallbiztribe.com.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, we do not have any control over that other website. We 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.

Correcting inaccuracies

You can update the information in your user profile at any time. Log in to your account, and click the ‘edit’ tab.

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 please write to Small Biz Tribe Ltd, Unit 153, 88 Lower Marsh, London SE1 7AB, United Kingdom.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please:

  • update it yourself, by editing your user profile;
  • write to us at the above address; or
  • or email us at info@smallbiztribe.com.

We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access, we have put in place procedures to safeguard the information we collect from you.

What we do with the information we gather

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

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information (about ourselves or third parties) which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes.
  • We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

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

The Data Controller for www.smallbiztribe.com is Jessica Kennedy.