Privacy statement

Here's how we protect your personal details and the information we collect when you use our site

This website is owned and run by DIYManager Limited. In this Privacy Statement we refer to DIYManager Limited using terms ‘DIYManager’, ‘us’, ‘we’, and ‘our’.

We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This Privacy Statement is about the way we use the personal information of our users.

All your personal information shall be held and used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1988.


Information collection

Information posted on the DIYManager website is publicly available. The content on the DIYManager website is located on servers in the United Kingdom. Your information will be held in a safe, confidential, and secure environment. We collect and store the following information:

  • contact details including phone number and email address click on one of the adverts that we put on our website
  • computer sign-on data, search criteria, statistics on page views, traffic to and from DIYManager and ad data give us testimonials or feedback
  • password details and answers to security questions
  • other information, including your IP address, standard web log-in information, or any other information you may give us when you write to us or contact us in any way


This information will be collected when you:


  • register for DIYManager
  • make changes your Toolbox (account)
  • enter details for a classified submission
  • click on one of the adverts that we put on our website
  • ask for information from us
  • give us testimonials or feedback

We use users’ personal information to:

  • ensure content is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer
  • provide our service and notify you of any change to our service
  • resolve disputes and troubleshoot problems
  • encourage safe trading and enforce our policies
  • measure interest in our services
  • communicate marketing and promotion offers if you have given your consent to ‘opt-in’ at the point of registration

We may pass your information on to third parties if:

  • we are required to disclose personal information to respond to legal requirements, enforce our policies, respond to claims that a posting or other content violates other’s rights, or protect anyone’s rights, property or safety.
  • we buy or sell the business or assets in which case we may disclose your information to the seller or buyer of the business and it’s assets
  • you have opted in to receive information from carefully selected thirds parties, to use your information to contact you in regards to products, services and special offers which may be of interest to you



Cookies are small text documents which often include an anonymous unique identifier. They are information files stored on your computer that help websites remember you. As you browse on our website, the website uses the cookies to differentiate you from other users in order to prevent you from seeing unnecessary advertisements or requiring you to log in more than is necessary for security. We and our business partners collect information about your use of our website through these cookies. It allows us to calculate the aggregate number of people visiting the website and which parts of the website are most popular.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our site.


Using your personal data for marketing activities

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you before collecting your data, if we intend to use your information for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to carefully selected third parties for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us through the online enquiry form in the ‘Contact’ section.

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