Brick Fanatics 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.
Brick Fanatics may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1/9/2015.
What we collect
- Using Brick Fanatics: No information is collected when you browse our website
- Registering on Brick Fanatics: In order interact with the site a user account is needed for which a valid e-mail address is required. The email address will be kept secure, will not be visible on the site, will not be distributed to others. No other information other than a nickname, your first and last name (should you add it) and an e-mail address is required in order to register.
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.
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.
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.
Brick Fanatics does not carry advertising from ad. networks so you will not receive any ‘behavioural retargeting’ cookies that can have a nasty habit of tracking you as you surf the web and show you ads related to sites you’ve just visited. It is this kind of annoying behaviour that the regulations are trying to control.
Brick Fanatics is free for everyone to use, but it costs time and money to run. It is funded by affiliate, or performance, marketing. Cookies are essential for this to function. When you click on links to Amazonand LEGO.com, for example, you may receive cookies that help the site remember that you’ve visited from Brick Fanaticst so that your activity (buying or bidding on things) is attributed to us, which then receives a small commission.
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, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, 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. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information
We only collect and keep the minimum amount of information necessary to perform the functions of Brick Fanatics. For example, if a user forgets their password they can request a reminder to be sent to the email address that they registered with. No information collected by Brick Fanatics, passively or actively, will be distributed to third parties.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties.