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Getmapping Privacy & Cookie Policy

What this Privacy and Cookie Policy Covers

This policy covers Getmapping’s treatment of personally identifiable information that Getmapping collects when you visit Getmapping’s internet web sites, and when you use Getmapping’s services. This policy also covers Getmapping’s treatment of any personally identifiable information that Getmapping’s business partners share with Getmapping.

Protecting your privacy and your personal data is an important part of the way we create, organise and implement our activities on-line and off-line. This policy gives information about cookies; Getmapping’s use of cookies; and how you may disable such cookies.

Information Collection and Use

In general you can browse the web site without disclosing any information about yourself.
Getmapping collects personally identifying information when you

  • Make a contact request
  • Register to purchase a product
  • Request an account

Getmapping uses information gathered to fulfil your requests for contact. Getmapping also automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser including your address, the domain name, the type of browser and operating system used, the URL of the referring page and the completion status of the request.

Getmapping have the ability to retain any data that you provide on this website using VeCapture by Ve Interactive, even if you do not complete your registration/transaction by clicking submit/next. Such contact details and data may be used to contact you to enquire why you did not complete your registration/transaction and improve our online operations.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

Getmapping will not sell or rent your personally identifiable information to anyone. Getmapping may send personally identifiable information about you to other companies or people when: 

  • We have your consent to share the information; 
  • We need to share your information to provide the product or service you have requested; 
  • We need to send the information to companies who work on behalf of Getmapping to provide a product or service to you; (Unless we tell you differently, these companies do not have any right to use the personally identifiable information we provide to them beyond what is necessary to assist us.); 
  • We respond to court orders or any legitimate request by authorities with which we must comply or legal proce
Getmapping may transfer information about you if Getmapping acquires, or is acquired by or merged with, another company. In this event, Getmapping will notify you before information about you is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.


  • Getmapping’s websites may set and access cookies on your computer. 
  • A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier that is sent to your browser from a web site's computers and stored on your computer's hard drive. 
  • Each web site can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser's preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a web site to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites. 
  • You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. (Each browser is different, so check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.) 
  • If you reject all cookies, you may not be able to take full advantage of all offerings. 
  • Here you can find more information about cookies.

Getmapping uses its own cookies for a number of purposes, including to:
  • Keep track of preferences you specify while you are using Getmapping’s services.
  • Enable e-commerce functionality, such as remembering items in basket.
  • Estimate and report our total audience size and traffic.
  • Conduct research to improve Getmapping’s content and services.
  • Tracking what royalties to pay our affiliates (this often done through Trade Doubler).

As well as our own cookies we Google Analytics and LivePerson, which also create cookies. For further information please see these two companies' privacy policies (Google and LivePerson).

Disabling/Enabling Cookies:
  • You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of our site if cookies are disabled.
  • Find out how to disable/enable cookies.

Confidentiality and Security

We limit access to personal information about you to employees who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs.  We have physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with the Data Protection Act to protect personal information about you.

Changes to this Policy

Getmapping may amend this policy from time to time.

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