of consumers collected or used by
TDS. This includes information from websites for commercial
use that are owned by TDS and offline collections of personal
data for commercial use owned by TDS.
Why should you share your
personal data with TDS?
personally identifiable information
enables us to offer you a number of benefits. It
will make it easier and more convenient for you to:
- Register your
purchase so you can receive all the benefits to which
your purchase entitles you;
- Request information specific to your
- Participate in online communities;
personalised messages and special offers that are relevant
to your interests;
- Save time by storing your preferences;
TDS products online.
It will also allow us to conduct market
research to help us develop better products, to provide more
responsive customer service, and to improve our websites.
may choose to share your information with us in a number
of ways online, such as completing a registration form to order
a product, entering a contest, registering a purchase, participating
in a promotion, or subscribing to a newsletter.
You can also
share your personally identifiable information with us by
returning the reply card that comes with the product you purchased
by communicating with one of our customer care representatives
by e-mail, telephone, or in writing.
Sometimes TDS obtains
your personal data from other parties outside TDS. This includes
the buying of a business of which you already are a customer
or the disclosure of your personal data by one of our partner
companies. If you do not want us to use your personal data
which you have not provided to us yourself, you can let us
know by contacting us at the address listed below.
We want to know you better so we can serve
you better. But the choice of whether you want this kind of
is up to you.
TDS will only share your data with third
parties outside TDS in the following circumstances: Sometimes
TDS sells you a product or offers you a service in a joint
effort with other companies. In such cases, your personal
data will be shared with these companies. We will always let
know that such relationship exists and who these companies
are prior to your registration. Note that these companies
often have their own privacy policies that apply to the way
use your personal data. These privacy policies sometimes
outside companies for handling your purchase or request or
your data. TDS requires these companies to adequately safeguard
your personal data and not use your data for any other purpose
not authorised by TDS. TDS sometimes sells a business to
another company. Such transfer of ownership could include
the transfer of your personal data directly related to that
to the buyer. TDS will release personally identifiable information
if compelled by law. TDS will not sell or provide your personal
data to other third parties allowing them to use your personal
data for their own purposes.
TDS will not share any personal
financial information you provide (such as credit card information)
with other parties unless this is needed to handle your order,
process our invoice, or prevent or combat fraud.
From time to time, this Web Site may provide
links to other websites. You should carefully review the privacy
policies on those
Some of our Web Sites
will send a "cookie," a small text file, to your
computer. This allows us to recognise your computer the next
time you visit, without bothering you with another request
to register. And, if you use an online "shopping cart," cookies
allow us to keep track of the products you purchase. If you
do not wish to receive cookies, please refer to the "Help" file
of your Internet Browser to learn how to either block all
cookies or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. To
learn more about cookies we encourage you to visit www.cookiecentral.com
you visit our Web Sites to browse, read, or download information,
we collect and store some "visitor information" from
you, such as the name of the domain and host from which you
access the Internet, the Internet Protocol (IP) address of
the computer you are using, the date and time you access
our Web Site, and the Internet address of the website from
you linked directly to our Web Site. We use this information
to measure the traffic on our Web Sites and to help us make
our Web Sites more useful. We delete this information after
Safeguarding the information you share with
We recognise our responsibility to protect
the information you entrust to us. TDS uses a variety of secure
to protect your information, including secure servers, firewalls,
and encryption of financial data.
TDS websites also may make
chat rooms, forums, message boards and/or newsgroups available
to you. Please remember that any personally identifiable
information you provide in these areas is also available to
and you should exercise caution before deciding to disclose
Once you have provided us with
your personally identifiable information, you will have reasonable
access to that information so you can change or delete it.
You may do this by accessing your online profile, or by requesting
a copy of your profile at the contact address listed below.
may have previously provided us with personally identifiable
information through reply cards, our call centres, or in
some other manner. Your decision not to register now will not
the information you have already provided to TDS. Of course,
you will always have the option to unsubscribe to any online
contact from TDS or change your personal profile information.
information for parents
While TDS Web Sites are generally
not targeted at children under the age of thirteen, it is
TDS policy to comply with the law when it requires that a parent's
or guardian's permission is secured before knowingly collecting,
using, or disclosing personal information from children under
the age of thirteen.
We strongly recommend that parents take
an active role in supervising the online activity of their
You may contact us to ask us
of your personal data, or change or delete your personal data
or opt-out from receiving any future personalised offers
information from TDS.
PO Box 4231 (Four Two Three One)
Last update: May 2015