Omnis Data Processing

About Omnis Data

Omnis Data is an established UK based company providing consumer data and insights helping companies and organisations make smarter decisions to engage with consumers.

We assist our partners to provide the most accurate offers and communications via direct mail, telephone and email, through using our data, cleansing routines and in-house technology platform Our aim is to put the right offer in-front of the right consumer using the right channel of communication.

Omnis are members of the Direct Marketing Association (DMA) and we are a registered Data Controller with the Information Commissioner’s Office – Registration Number ZA12743.

We are currently undergoing DataSeal accreditation. DataSeal is the only recognised standard for information security management systems other than ISO 27001. This accreditation ensures consumers and clients that we have the right information security measures in place when it comes to protecting our data.

Omnis are a responsible marketing services business and trusted by many of the UK’s most recognisable brands. We deliver data driven solutions to assist consumers with services that include; finance, insurance, travel, automotive, property, telecommunications, utilities, legal, and consumer products.

A selection of the brands we partner with are listed below (for a full list click here).

Hiscox Logo

Hiscox for Home Insurance

An award-winning insurer offering protection for your home.

 

Car Protect Logo

Car Protect

Car warranties covering your vehicle for peace of mind.

CPW Logo

Carphone Warehouse

Offering the most current technology and offers in the market place.

 

Virgin Logo

Virgin Media

Long established award winning broadband provider.

How it works

The modern world is driven by information and at Omnis we strive to collect and process your information with the care and attention it deserves.

We acquire, collate and manage this information and supply selected information to the reputable companies we have chosen to work with.

We get this information from a range of sources including:

  • Consumer surveys
  • Insurance websites
  • Online competitions and offers
  • Subscriptions and publications
  • The Open Register (previously the edited electoral roll)
  • Open government data (including postcode level UK Census information)

We gather data from companies who share their data with us when you sign up with them and tick the relevant boxes.

 

What types of consumer information do we work with?

Demographic Information

  • Age
  • Gender
  • Marital status
  • Head of household
  • Employment
  • Type of car

Household information

  • Property type
  • Property ownership
  • Property value
  • Energy efficiency
  • Utility provider
  • Household income
  • Household composition

Key Events

  • Moving home
  • Buying a new car

Lifestyle and Interests

  • Hobbies
  • Travel preferences
  • Sporting interests
  • Online behaviours
  • Shopping patterns

Device Information

  • IP Address
  • Mobile device
  • Browser

Geographic Information

  • Address
  • Postcode level census data
  • Postcode statistics

What information do we not hold?

We do not hold sensitive information about you such as:

  • Financial data
  • Credit scores
  • Medical records

 

Data Processing

At Omnis we take great care in collecting and processing consumer information. We only work with businesses that meet our stringent criteria for both data collection and marketing purposes, and we only ever work with data contributors that operate within UK Data Protection Law and are registered with the ICO.

We take every reasonable step to ensure compliance with UK Data Protection Law.

We also regularly cleanse our data records to ensure we remove any information that is inaccurate or out of date. We utilise industry standard suppression files such as the TPS (telephone preference service), MPS (mail preference service), deceased registers and gone away suppression lists.

 

Data Privacy

The protection and privacy of your personal information is as important to us as it is to you, after all we are consumers ourselves. We ensure that the right information is matched to the right offers. Security is a priority with our networks hosted on secure servers based in the European Economic Area (EEA), utilizing encryption technologies to keep your information safe.

For further information and our full privacy policy please see our privacy notice by clicking this link – http://omnisdata.co.uk/privacy-cookies/

Your rights

Your right to request the information we hold about you

You may wish to know all the information we hold about you. Please contact our Data Protection Officer for any such request.

Omnis Data Limited,
Calder House,
Sowerby Bridge,
Halifax
HX6 2AG

Telephone: 01422 303110
Email: dataprotection@omnisdata.co.uk

As you would expect we are required ask you for proof of identity to process information requests.

Your right to opt out

You can opt out of targeted marketing at any time and there are a range of options available to you.

You can opt out anytime from Omnis by requesting removal of your contact details here. (http://omnisdata.co.uk/remove-my-details/). Following suppression of your details, marketing communications should stop within a maximum period of twenty eight days for electronic/telephone communications and two months for postal communications.

Postal Marketing – You can opt out of postal marketing by registering with the Mail Preference Service (MPS) at http://www.mpsonline.org.uk/. This is an industry wide service that is administered by the Direct Marketing Association and recognised by the Information Commissioner.

Telephone Marketing – You can opt out of all telemarketing activity by registering details with the Telephone Preference Service (TPS) at http://www.tpsonline.org.uk/. This is an industry wide service administered by the Information Commissioner.

Email Marketing – Unlike Postal or Telephone channels, there is no industry-wide service to opt out of email marketing. Consumers should always review privacy policies and marketing opt-in check boxes when registering for services or purchasing products online. Where unwanted email marketing is received, consumers should unsubscribe or use email filters to prevent future communications.