About Us

This is the web site of Big Idea Media Ltd.

Our postal address is
Big Idea Media Ltd.
22 Yeomans Way, Plymouth, PL7 1JH

We are registered with the Data Protection Register, Registration number Z8667483.

Information we capture

The Free Footy Tips website does not capture or store personal information, but merely logs the user’s IP address which is automatically recognised by the web server, this helps us understand how many visitors we have to our site.

You may choose to offer your email address to subscribe to one of our newsletters, this information is held and processed by Aweber (details below), and you may opt out at any point by following the unsubscribe link provided in every email, or by clicking on the “contact us” link on the website.

From time to time we may run contests which require further information from you, which you may give us. This information is stored securely (within Google Documents) for the purpose of administering the competition, and any data held is destroyed once the competition period has ended.

What are Cookies

We try to create the best user experience for our visitors, it is essential for us to make sure the site is fast, reliable and provides you with the information you are looking for. To achieve this, websites need to place small snippets of information on your computer which are commonly known as cookies. Our cookies aren’t used to identify you personally. They’re just here to make the site work better for you. Indeed, you can manage and/or delete these small files as you wish.

To learn more about cookies and how to manage them, visit AboutCookies.org. Or please read on to find out more about how and where we use cookies.

Our Cookie Use

We use cookies for:

Analytical purposes – anonymously measuring visitor behaviour so we can improve our site
Your Preferences – to remember you and the way you like to view/use our site
Social Interaction with your preferred social network

Third Party Cookies

We entrust various aspects of our website to third parties as they provide the specialist technologies to enable our web site to meet with your expectations. The third parties we use on Free Footy Tips are:

Google Analytics

Google Analytics sets cookies to help us accurately estimate the number of visitors to the website and volumes of usage. This to ensure that the service is available when you want it and fast.
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For more information about Google Analytics visit Google Analytics website.

Aweber – this is a 3rd party who operate our email mailing list details of privacy can be found here

Facebook / Twitter / Linked In / Google+ and other Social Sharing Tools are also deployed on our site to make your visit easier and for you to interact with your preferred social network.

3rd Party Advertisers

Like most websites, Free Footy Tips is funded by advertising referral commissions, whereby actions by our visitors is renumerated by 3rd parties. These 3rd parties utilize tracking cookies to identify you as our visitor, so any renumeration can be attributed to us. This type of cookies are set when you visit their individual sites, and are covered by their own privacy policy, as we are not in control of them.
Personal Information we Store

If you wish to interact with our web site (for example, leave comments, write an article) you may be asked to volunteer information (such as your name, email address, domain name etc), this information will be stored on our web server for use in the administration of our website.

Where you have requested information from us, we will endeavour to use the volunteered information to provide this and further information as appropriate.

Removing and disabling cookies

If you do not wish to accept cookies on to your machine you can disable them by adjusting the settings on your browser. However this will affect the functionality of this and other websites you visit.