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Privacy Policy & Cookies

mytenders takes the privacy of its customers data very seriously. We are committed to protecting your privacy. We use the information we collect about you to provide relevant information and to provide an experience that is customised to your requirements. Please read on for more detail about our privacy policy.

What information do we collect? How do we use it?

  • When you request information, we need to know your name, and e-mail address. This allows us to process and fulfil your request.
  • When you enter a contest or other promotional feature, we may ask for your name, address and e-mail address so we can administer the contest and notify winners.
  • We customise your use of the site by using the information you have requested to shape our recommendations about the further information that might be of interest to you. We also monitor customer traffic patterns and site usage to help us develop the design and layout of the site.
  • We may also use the information we collect to occasionally notify you about important functionality changes to the Web site, new mytenders.com services and special offers we think you'll find valuable. If you would rather not receive this information, please untick the 'Newsletter Subscription' option on your Subscription List.

How does mytenders protect customer information?

As required by the UK Data Protection Acts of 1998, we follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information which you have given us, to prevent unauthorised access. Our security procedures mean that we may occasionally request proof of identity before we are able to disclose sensitive information to you.

What about "cookies"?

Cookies are small pieces of information stored by the browser on your computer's hard drive. Our cookies do not contain any personally-identifying information, but they do enable us to provide recommendations on further information.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser to prevent this. However, cookies are essential to the operation of the mytenders website.

Please see the table below for more information on what cookies are used on mytenders and their purpose.

Cookie Name Purpose More info
.NET Framework ASP.Net_SessionId This cookie is created automatically by the software used to keep the website running. It simply holds ASP.Net variables which are essential to the operation of the site, and is killed when you finish browsing. Without this cookie, the website cannot operate. Visit Microsoft's Website Opens a new window.
User authentication cookie TDE This cookie is created when you log in to the members area of the website. It is used to authenticate your user details when logged in, allowing you to navigate from page to page without having to enter your log in details multiple times. Without this cookie, you will not be able to use the members area of the website. The content is encrypted (e.g. of the content: ASPSESSIONIDJHSDFEKK=KJSHFWEJNDFSERFWERKJNLKE) Visit Microsoft's Website Opens a new window.
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This cookie is used to collect information about how our visitors use the website. We use this information to compile reports and statistics which will help us improve the website. You can block these cookies. To find out how, view the link in the More Info section. An overview on Google Analytics's privacy policy Opens a new window.

Will mytenders disclose the information it collects to outside parties?

No! mytenders does not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others.

We may provide aggregate statistics about our customers, sales, traffic patterns and related site information to reputable third-party vendors, but these statistics will include no personally identifying information.

Data

In the UK we operate and are registered in accordance with applicable data protection legislation.

Other privacy issues

Mailing lists

From time to time mytenders will send you an email relating to our services. For some of these emails we use the dotMailer Opens a new window service. View the dotMailer privacy policy Opens a new window.

dotMailer gathers statistics around these emails through the use of an 'open tracker' or 'web beacon'. This beacon is a single, invisible 1 pixel image that gets downloaded from a server when the email is opened.

The statistics collected are not shared with any third party. We use this information to ensure our emails are both relevant to your interests and also to ensure we do not e-mail you needlessly.

You can prevent the collection of these statistics by not allowing images to download when you open our emails. Information on how to do this can be found online or in your e-mail program instructions. You may choose to unsubscribe from our emails by using the link provided in the email.

In Summary

We are committed to protecting your privacy. We use the information we collect on the site to make the provision of information possible and to enhance the experience of using our site. We do not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others. If you do not want to receive any announcements or special offers from us, please untick the 'Newsletter Subscription' option on your Subscription List.

Your Consent

By using our Web site, you consent to the collection and use of this information by mytenders. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we disclose it.

Tell Us What You Think

mytenders welcomes your questions and comments about privacy. Click here to contact us.