Privacy Notice

Personal Data collected through this site is controlled by The Museum of Jewelry, a privately owned business, in compliance with The Data Protection Act 1998. This policy answers the following questions:

What data is collected from you?

The Museum of Jewelry collects data in several ways:

  • Newsletter: When you register for a newsletter, Museum of Jewelry asks you for an email address. This address is stored by Museum of Jewelry.
  • Registration: When you register for the site or during the course of your use of the site, Museum of Jewelry allows you to enter an email address, a name and a number of other items of information. All this information is stored by Museum of Jewelry. In addition, your usage history of the games is stored by Museum of Jewelry.
  • Web Logs: Museum of Jewelry also records the user's IP address, operating system and type of web browser for each page accessed. This data may be used anonymously, in an aggregated form to provide statistical information on web page usage.
  • Other: Museum of Jewelry may ask you for personal data at other times including, but not limited to, competitions, surveys and correspondence with Museum of Jewelry of which we may keep a record.

How are cookies used?

Museum of Jewelry uses 'cookies' - a small piece of information stored by your web browser on your computer's hard drive - in order to provide a customizable, personalized experience on its websites. In addition, Museum of Jewelry may use cookies to obtain information, in an anonymous form, about your use of our websites. Currently, cookies are used to:

  • Monitor whether or not you are logged on to the site.
  • Monitor the state of certain other elements of your site profile.
  • Monitor the contents of your electronic 'shopping basket' over your session at the site and record preferences associated with that 'basket' such as preferred currency.

Please note that most web browsers allow you to choose not to accept cookies. This will not prevent you from using the other facilities provided by Museum of Jewelry's sites.

How is the security of the data protected?

The Museum of Jewelry is committed to maintaining the security of all data that it collects. Our security policies require that critical passwords allowing access to your personal data are changed on a regular basis and are only made available to trusted personnel.

How does Museum of Jewelry use my personal data?

  • Anonymous, Aggregated Data:
    Museum of Jewelry may disclose anonymous, aggregate data about its services - for instance '80,000 unique users in June' - to prospective partners, advertisers and other third parties.
  • Email Data:
    Where users submit their email address to Museum of Jewelry either through our newsletter request form or by submitting a story, Museum of Jewelry will send the user, at the submitted address, our occasional newsletter. Users may stop receiving this newsletter at any time by using the online unsubscribe form or by emailing Museum of Jewelry.
  • Registration Data:
    Any of the information users provide when registering for or using the site (with the exception of their email address and password) will be viewable by anyone visiting the site. In addition, some information about a user's usage of the site (such as game scores) may be made available to other users of the site.
  • Other Data:
    In addition, Museum of Jewelry may make any of the data collected available to:
    • The Museum of Jewelry business, any businesses belonging to Museum of Jewelry and any future successors.
    • Professional firms, persons or companies providing their services or advice to Museum of Jewelry for legal, tax, e-commerce or financial matters where reasonably necessary.
    • Other persons as required by law.
    Where data is made available, any of the data collected including but not limited to an individual's or aggregate data about Museum of Jewelry services, private messages, a members's Workspace and anonymous or member comments may be used for the purpose of moderation of the site, regardless of the original purpose of the data. Where data is made available, an obligation will be placed on the parties to comply with The Data Protection Act 1998. We will not transfer your personal data to any other third parties.