Privacy policy

Posted by on 10-08-2011, under

Last amended 24 April 2012

Buyometric is owned and operated by Niggle Ltd, a private limited company registered in England (Company No. 6404691). At Niggle we recognise the importance of your privacy. This policy outlines the information we collect, how we use it and how we safeguard your information.

This Privacy Policy may change in order to comply with European regulation, in order to utilise new technologies or to improve your Buyometric experience, so please check back periodically.

Use of cookies by Buyometric

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.

We use the following cookies on Buyometric:

Cookie Name Purpose Further information
Google Analytics _utma
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where vistors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Privacy at Google
Referral tracking ref This cookie tells us which who referred you to our website. It is only set when a commercial partner uses a special tracking link to our website.
Automatic login log_u
These cookies are used to remember your username and password so that we can automatically log you in. The password is encrypted so that it cannot be read by anyone but our software. You can delete these cookies, but it will mean that you must manually log in to our website on each visit.
Social media login expected_tab
We allow people to log in to our website using Facebook, Google, Yahoo or Microsoft Live. This service is provided by a third party application called RPX Now from Janrain. If you log in to our website using the social media logins Janrain will set these cookies in order to identify you and remember the social media site that you would like to log in with. Janrain Privacy Policy
Axiom ACXID By using our service you consent to us (i) providing an encrypted non-human readable version of your email address to Acxiom Limited and (ii) allowing Acxiom Limited to place a cookie on your browser to use for matching to other data about you to improve the relevance of online advertising and personalisation.
Chosen areas and tags areas
When you are logged in to our website we save your areas and tags to our database, but if you use our website as a visitor we save your selected areas and tags as a cookie on your computer, so that we can restore your settings when you next visit.

Most web browsers allow you to control the use of cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit

When you view our website as a visitor

When you access our website, your computer automatically sends us information such as the URL on our site you have visited, your IP address, your browser type and language, and the date and time of your request.

When you select area and category tags in order to refine your search for special offers, we store those choices on your computer as a cookie (see above). This means that when you return to the website your selections can be restored.

When you view our website as a member

By providing us your email address you become a member of the website. We store your email address, password, gender, location and selected category tags in a database. Each day we will check whether new special offers match your location and stored category tags and will send you an email containing those matching deals.

We will only use your email address to deliver emails containing special offers matching your category tags and periodic service announcements.

If you wish to stop receiving email from us, click the link at the bottom of any of our email communications or email us at We operate a zero tolerance spam policy. Our unsubscribe links will remove you from our database immediately in a single click.

We do not share any of your details with third parties and will never sell your details to a third party. If ownership of all or part of our website were transferred the purchaser would only be entitled to use your information in a way consistent with this Privacy Policy.

Protecting your Information

As required by law we are registered on the public register of data controllers and store and process all data in accordance with all UK legislation.


Our site contains links to third party websites that are not subject to this privacy policy. We strongly recommend that you read the privacy policy of any such websites that you visit.