This policy is effective from May 1st, 2012.
What Information We Collect and When We Collect It
We collect personal information; information from which you are personally identifiable, from you to enable us to process orders, respond to queries, distribute marketing and aid the means by which you access and use our website. We collect information when: You create an online account; you place an order; you leave feedback or post a review; you enter a competition; you subscribe to our newsletter; or you disclose such information to us at any other time while using the website. The following personal information, including, without limitation, your name, address, telephone number, email address, your Web Site Registration Name and Password, where applicable, and other information which you may disclose to us via the site at any time. Personal information is afforded protections under Data Privacy, and other laws, and will be handled at all times by us in compliance with such laws.
What We Do With the Information We Gather
We require this information to: effectively run our website and process orders, understand your needs and provide you with service, and in particular for the following reasons: To establish and maintain your online account; to process and complete orders you place on our site; to post comments or reviews on the site; to inform you if you are a prize winner; We may also use the information to improve our products and services and we may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
When consented to by yourselves, we my use your personal information to send information, via email or post, concerning services, special offers or updates, regarding your account or our website or our products. You may opt out of receiving these communications by amending your preferences in your online account; using the ‘unsubscribe’ facility in such communications; or via emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. In the event of you requesting removal from our email list, please be aware that this action may take up to 30 days to become effective, as email communications already scheduled before your removal request, may still be sent.
Security and How Long We Keep Your Information
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect from you online. We keep the information you provide to us for as long as is necessary; for the purpose for which it was collected; for the resolution of any disputes arising and otherwise in accordance with legal requirements.
Cookies & How We Use Them
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse your access to this site. This website uses only WordPress non-tracking cookies, will only aid your use of this website and no third-party cookies are placed on your computer.
Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information from your visits to this website. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about our websites page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes for our own site and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies at your first ever visit to this site, or if you prefer you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies yourself should you prefer. Please note, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website or using some of its features.
Your Information & Third Parties
We may pass on your information to our employee or agents in the administration of your online account, order processing or other service. We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen. We may disclose your information to the police, legal advisers or and regulatory body in connection with any alleged criminal offence or where required by law.
Links to Other Sites
Where there are links to other sites on our website, we cannot be held responsible for the privacy polices, content or security of these sites. You are advised to access and review the policies of any linked sites independently before using.
Updating and Accessing Your Information
Where you have registered online, or hold an online account, you may update your details at any time via the ‘My Account’ section of our website. Please ensure that the information provided in your account is up to date; update your account with any changes relevant to the processing and maintenance of your account as soon as possible. Also, If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible on email@example.com. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee may be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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