Comparethetradesmen.com ltd takes consumer
confidentiality and privacy very seriously indeed and is fully committed to the
data protection act 1998.
Unlike most websites, we do not believe in selling, sharing or disclosing any information we take from you with any other company or third party. We do not attach cookies or other software to your computer either!!
Please read below to see what information we collect and how we use it.
Information we collect and why
We only collect the very essential information that we need to enable us to provide the best service we possibly can. If it is not needed for our service to function then we don’t ask for it. We are here to connect members of the public with reputable
local tradesmen, not gather market research!!
User name and password.
During the registration process you will be asked to create a site user ID this consists of a username and a password. This information is used for security and is kept confidential. It will only be displayed in your private site user profile page. No other site user can see it and can be changed at any time if you feel there may have been a breach on your account.
Your title, name, email address and post code is taken on registration. This information is taken purely for verifying your account and to prove you are a genuine consumer looking for a
rated tradesman. This information is not published on our website and is treated with the strictest confidentiality. It can only be seen by you on your private site user profile page.
It is not sold to, rented or shared with any other third party.
This very basic contact information is unpublished and is unseen by all site users and tradesmen. It is sent only by you to the
recommended tradesman you have chosen to receive a quote from. Only your title, last name, your town and contact phone number will be sent. This is done to enable your tradesmen to contact you to arrange a quote, this service is optional.
Although we take contact information from you we do not use or disclose it to anybody. You are the only person that can disclose this information to a tradesman if and when you wish him to make contact with you too quote a job. This is optional and you do not have to send information to your tradesman if you don’t want to. By simply opting not to send a job alert, no information will be sent. Job alerts are not automatic, you can make contact with your tradesman by giving them a call in your own time using there contact number which will be displayed, if you prefer.
Matching quality local trademen to you is our forte.
User name and password;
During the registration process you will be asked to create a member ID this consists of a username and a password; this information is confidential. It will only be displayed in your private tradesman account information page: no other site user can see it and can be updated or changed anytime if you feel there may have been a breach on your account.
Your title, name, email address and post code is taken on registration. This information is taken purely for verifying your account and to prove you are a genuine business looking for potential customers for your company. This information is not published on our website and is treated with the strictest confidentiality. It can only be seen by you on your private tradesman account information page. It is not sold to, rented or shared with any other third party.
Job alert contact details.
This number is taken so we can send you your free job alerts whenever a site user requests a quote from you; this number is private, not published and can be changed at any time via your private account information page. We recommend that you give us number that is used more frequent, as not to miss a lead.
Registered company name.
This only taken, if applicable, to verify your account and is kept private and not published.
Business contact information.
Your business trading name, address, contact details company e-mail and emergency call out number will be published on our sight and will be seen by anybody accessing comparethetradesmen.com, either as a registered site user or a casual user and in any country throughout the world. Like all your information it will not be sold or shared with any third party.
Comparethetradesmen.com takes payments through a secure third party called PayPal. PayPal is used because of their excellent security and privacy record. They are world leaders in their field. Comparethetradesmen.com will not share your financial information with third parties, except as necessary to process your payment. Comparethetradesmen.com does not have details or access to your sensitive bank information and can only take payments that have been pre authorized by you.