Privacy and Security Policy
Date Last Revised: December 2018
At Billmonitor our most important asset is our relationship with you.
Billmonitor is provided to you by Optimor Limited (“Optimor” or “we/us”).
- What Information Do You Gather And How Is It Used?
- How Secure Is My Information?
- What About My Subscription?
- How Do You Recognize Me?
- What Happens If Optimor Is Acquired?
- Business customers
“Personal information” is information that identifies you and is associated with a specific person. Personal information does not include information that is anonymous, aggregated, or is no longer identifiable to a specific person, although such data also has protection by technical means. Optimor complies fully with the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) which applies to personal data in the UK, and the Data Protection Act 2018. We hold, process, and erase data in accordance with the GDPR.
What we gather: To get the most accurate recommendation using the Bill Analysis feature, we need your name, email address, mobile operator, mobile phone number, mobile billing username, mobile billing password and mobile usage data. If we have a question about your personal information, we may contact you by email or by phone. For example, we may email you if we have a problem accessing your account to retrieve your mobile usage data.
How we use personal information: We use your personal information with your permission to analyse your mobile usage data, calculate the optimum tariff and contract choice appropriate for you, and to provide you with monthly bill analysis updates. We also use your personal information, taken together with other users’ data, to optimise the service we provide to you. It is through the large number of users of Billmonitor that we are able to analyse your information more effectively.
We use your personal information to:
- fulfil your requests for our Service, and respond to your inquiries about our Service;
- analyse Site usage and improve the Service;
- deliver to you any notices or alerts and communications relevant to your use of the Service, and offer you other products or services that we believe may be of interest to you;
- perform market research, product development, troubleshooting problems, analysis of user behaviour, marketing and promotions, directly or indirectly; and
- detect and protect against errors, fraud, or cybercrime.
You give to us, and to those we license at our discretion, permission to use your data, statistically, in an aggregated, anonymous way, which is not traceable to you as an individual.
Who we share it with: We do not and will not sell or rent your personal information to anyone for their marketing purposes without your express consent.
We may share or make available anonymous or aggregate information that cannot be used to identify you individually with:
- third parties for their research, marketing and promotional purposes and those third parties may publicly report the findings of their research or analysis;
- organizations that conduct research into consumer behaviour; and
- users of the Service for purposes of comparison of their personal mobile usage behaviour relative to larger groups of users.
Contacting Customer Service: If you contact our customer service, we may use your name, e-mail address, phone number and recommendation history to answer your question as quickly as possible. On occasion, we may contact you later to verify information or to check on the quality of your Customer Service contact.
Legal requests: We may release your Billmonitor account or other information if we’re advised that release is necessary to comply with the law, or to protect the rights, property and safety of our company, its affiliates, you or others.
Protecting your online session: We use a combination of firewall barriers, encryption techniques and authentication procedures, among others, to maintain the security of your online session and to protect Billmonitor accounts and systems from unauthorized access.
Billmonitor uses industry-standard secure socket layer SSL encryption to protect data transmissions between your browser and our servers, such as your personal information.
Look for the padlock! You will know you’re in the “secure” area of our site when you see the “http” portion of the web site address in your browser changes to “https.” The “s” stands for “secure.” In addition, many web browsers use special symbols to indicate that you’re in a web site’s secure area, commonly a closed padlock. Some browsers let you know that you’re moving in or out of a secure area by notifying you with a special pop-up window that requires you to click “ok” before continuing.
Protecting your personal information: Your mobile billing credentials, email address, phone number and mobile bills are all stored securely and encrypted using 256-bit Advanced Encryption Standard (AES-256).
Registering: Certain areas and features of Billmonitor are available to you without registration or the need to provide to us any information. However, registering with Billmonitor allows you to take advantage of special features like Bill Analysis.
Option to unsubscribe: You can unsubscribe from Billmonitor anytime by clicking on the "unsubscribe" link found in the footer of any email sent by Billmonitor. Alternatively you can send an email to email@example.com informing us of your wish to unsubscribe from the Service.
Option to delete your information: Your personal information is yours. You can remove it any time you want by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org informing us of your wish to delete your personal information from the Service. Your personal information will then be permanently expunged from our primary production servers. However, your personal information may also remain on a backup server or media for up to 6 months. Optimor keeps these backups to ensure our continued ability to provide Billmonitor to you in the event of malfunction or damage to our primary production servers. If you have any concern about your personal information or its deletion, you can contact our Data Protection Officer, on email@example.com.
Other Services: Optimor may send emails to existing clients in respect of other Optimor services. We never sell data to allow others to market to you separately or allow third party marketing by email via Billmonitor. If you nevertheless do not want Optimor to send you such material, about its other services, you should unsubscribe from Billmonitor.
If you enter this website from one of our affiliate websites or using an invitation, you may notice a special code at the end of our Web address as you move through our website. That tells us which affiliate website you entered through or how you were invited.
Yes. A “cookie” is a special identifier. Websites transfer cookies to your hard drive through your web browser. Cookies help us identify you when you visit one of our websites. If you have an invitation from us or an affiliate website, this information may be stored in your cookie. We don’t store your password or any personal information in your cookie. If you want to prevent your browser from accepting cookies, set your browser options to let you know when you receive a new cookie, or turn off your cookies completely. You can find out how by reading the “help” portion of your toolbar on most web browsers. Remember, however, that if you turn off the cookies feature, you will not be able to take advantage of all the special features we offer.
Your personal information may be transferred upon acquisition of Optimor or Billmonitor but only in accordance with this policy. Your Billmonitor account information may be transferred to a third party as a result of a sale, acquisition, merger, reorganization or other transfer (a “Transfer”) involving Optimor or Billmonitor. Optimor specifically reserves the right to transfer Billmonitor account information to a third party in connection with a Transfer. Should such a Transfer occur, we will use our best efforts to require that the new combined entity follow this privacy and security policy with respect to your personal information, as and to the extent required by applicable law and require that you receive prior notice if your personal information could be used contrary to this policy.
Governing Law: Any disputes arising under this Agreement will be resolved in accordance with the “Terms and Conditions”