Privacy & Data Protection

How we use your information

This privacy notice tells you what to expect when Own Your Numbers ("Us", "We", "OYN") collects personal information. It applies to information we collect about:

  • Visitors to our websites;
  • People who use our services, e.g. who subscribe to one of our newsletters or request information from us;
  • Job applicants and our current and former employees.

It also has information about how we may utilise Internet (including Social Media) advertising to promote some vacancies.

Visitors to our websites

When someone visits we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.

Use of cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. Cookies are used by Us as an essential part of our website registration or login process. If you decline all cookies, you will not be able to register or login on our Website. All computers have the ability to decline cookies. This can be done by activating the setting on your browser which enables you to decline the cookies. Please note that should you choose to decline cookies, you may be unable to access particular areas of our website and will not enjoy the optimum website experience.

Security and performance

We are committed to maintaining a secure and performant website. We log and process the IP addresses of visitors to enable us to understand performance and trends. We delete all logs after 14 days. We gather information about your computer for our services, and to provide statistical information regarding the use of our website. This statistical data does not identify any personal details whatsoever. It is used by us to analyse how visitors interact with our website so that we can continue to develop and improve our services.

People who make an online enquiry

When you submit an enquiry form provided by our website we store the information provided by you in our database. We will not ask for personal data or information unless it is relevant to the purpose. We store your personal data securely to help improve our efficiency.

People who email us

We use Transport Layer Security (TLS) to encrypt and protect email traffic. If your email service does not support TLS, you should be aware that any emails we send or receive may not be protected in transit. We will also monitor any emails sent to us, including file attachments, for viruses or malicious software. Please be aware that you have a responsibility to ensure that any email you send is within the bounds of the law.

Your rights

Under the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation (effective from May 25, 2018) you have rights as an individual which you can exercise in relation to the information we hold about you. You can read more about these rights here -

The GDPR provides the following rights for individuals:

  • The right to be informed
  • The right of access
  • The right to rectification
  • The right to erasure
  • The right to restrict processing
  • The right to data portability
  • The right to object
  • Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling
  • We respect all of your rights and will respond to all reasonable enquiries or requests without delay, or, at the latest, within one month of receipt.

We respect all of your rights and will respond to all reasonable enquiries or requests without delay, or, at the latest, within one month of receipt.

Links to other websites

This privacy notice does not cover the links within this site linking to other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.

Changes to this privacy notice

We keep our privacy notice under regular review. This privacy notice was last updated on the 1st of August 2020.

Contact us

We welcome any queries, comments or requests you may have regarding this policy please do not hesitate to contact us at

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