The Financial Times Limited (“ FT”, “ we”, “ us”) is committed to safeguarding the privacy of our users.
We treat personal information in accordance with the following principles:
This Site and the Service are referred to together as “ Polyfill.io”.
The Service is a hosted instance of software known as Polyfill Service. Polyfill Service provides snippets of code, called “polyfills”, that allows websites operated by FT and by others to provide a consistent experience across different browsers. When you load a web page which uses Polyfill Service, your browser will download any polyfills required in order to present the web page successfully in your browser.
In order to provide the polyfills, the Service receives from your browser certain technical information including:
We use that information to determine which polyfills are required by your browser. We then retain only the following information:
The information we retain cannot identify you. We retain it in order to identify which websites are using the Service and whether any websites are abusing the Service.
The information we collect about you if you are browsing this Site may include:
We collect information about users of the Site for three main reasons:
We also use information in aggregate form (so that no individual user is identified by name) for purposes that include:
We may share your information with organisations that provide services on our behalf, such as those that host the Site or the Service, solely for the purposes of their providing those services to us.
We may also disclose your information to comply with applicable laws, court orders or other valid legal processes, and to enforce or apply the Polyfill.io Terms and Conditions or any of our other rights.
Your information is an important asset of our businesses and, as such, we may transfer or disclose it to any successor (or potential successor) of any FT business, or any acquirer (or potential acquirer) of all or part of the assets of any FT business.
We have appropriate technical and administrative security measures in place to help ensure that individuals’ information is protected against unauthorised or accidental access, use, alteration, or loss.
Although we endeavour to create secure and reliable Services, we cannot guarantee the security of any information transmitted via the Internet.
Polyfill.io is not intended for children under 16 years of age. We do not intentionally collect any information from such children and we will delete any such details on request by the parent or guardian.
If you wish to amend any of the personal data that we hold about you, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may request a copy of the personal information that relevant FT entities hold about you by contacting the Privacy Officer by email at email@example.com or writing to: Company Secretary The Financial Times Ltd, Number One Southwark Bridge, London, SE1 9HL United Kingdom. We may charge the statutory allowable fee for provision of this information.
Your information may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the EEA. It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. By using the Site, you are deemed to consent to the transfer of your information to a location outside the EEA.
This policy is effective from 1 September 2017.