What information we collect and how it is used
We collect information from you when you register and at the time of ordering. When you order,
we use this information to process your order and to notify you about the status of your order.
Personal information we hold about you will be accurate and up to date as you have supplied it
to us. In supplying this information you are consenting to us using this information. You will
have the opportunity to update your information when necessary.
The type of information we collect includes:
- Your name
- Your address
- Your contact details including telephone number and email address
- Your credit or debit card details
- The delivery address if different from your billing address
Credit and debit card details
We will only collect the information we need to process your order.
Browser supplied information
We receive and store certain types of information whenever you use our website. Like many web
sites we use ‘cookies’ to store information when you access our website. This information helps
us to track the behaviour of our customers to improve the shopping experience.
What are ‘Cookies’?
Cookies transfer through your web browser on to your computer’s hard drive to enable our
database systems to recognize your browser and help us to help you around our website. They are
plain text identifiers which are stored for the duration of your session, and if you register, to
let you stay logged in.
Cookies do not identify users personally but they do identify each user’s computer. We may
collect information about your computer including where available your IP address, operating system
and browser type for system administration and to collect information about how our customers use
This allows us to follow your navigation through our website and identify the web pages that you
visit. We may use such information to build statistics on users of our website.
Cookies pose no security threat and most web browsers are set to automatically accept cookies.
Your web browser will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting cookies, how to have
the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies altogether if you
so wish. Remember though, disabling cookies will prevent you from taking full advantage of
websites like ours so we recommend that you keep them on.
How we use your information
In addition to credit or debit card information we also collect data when you request our
newsletter, enter a competition, request a brochure, take part in a survey or make contact via one
of the electronic forms provided. This data is quite simply contact information.
- We use this information to contact you, where necessary, about your order for goods.
- We use this information to deliver goods to you that you have purchased from us.
- We use this information to notify you about promotions on goods, services and other offers we
think you may find valuable.
If you no longer wish us to contact you
You always have the option to opt out of any mailing or emailing list and any future use of your
personal information. At any stage should you decide you would rather not receive such
information from us we will be happy to remove your contact details from our mailing or emailing list.
We protect your information
All information stored or collected through our website is held on a secure server by our agent,
Redsky Studios whom we use as our data centre.
For your peace of mind, when you place an order or access your account information online, Redsky
Studios use secure server software (SSL) to encrypt the information you input. Encrypting
information makes it virtually impossible for anyone to access, and safe to send.
The SSL certificate can only be signed by trusted organisations and guarantees a high level of
security. Your credit or debit card details are processed and encrypted in this manner. This
encryption is shown by a padlock icon in your browser and the icon appears whenever card details
are being transmitted. When you submit card details the information will be encrypted before
leaving the computer and remain encrypted until it received by our secure payments provider.
You should protect your information too
It is also important for you to protect against unauthorised access to your account by using
passwords that contain both numbers and digits and which cannot easily be accessed by any party
who may have access to your computer.
You should make sure that you log off when you have finished using a website or computer and
you should never let a website or computer programme remember your password for you.
We do not share the information we receive
The information collected by us will never be sold, loaned or given to any third parties.
For the purpose of processing your order and card payment your information shall only be
passed to third parties where:
- It is necessary for the performance of the services you have requested such as, Redsky
- Such third parties are the Police or any other regulatory or Government authority where
we are legally required to do so; or
- Such disclosure is to anyone to whom we transfer or may transfer our business and/or our
rights and duties under our contract with you; or
- You have given us your permission to share such information.
This policy does not apply to third parties.
Links to other websites
We have established connections with other companies that will enable you to access their
website directly from ours. We provide links only to reputable websites with who we undertake
business and which we believe will be of interest and relevance to you. Third party sites are
not under our control and we do not contribute to the content of them.
If you are logged on to our website you should remember to log off before clicking through to
other websites as you will be leaving the area controlled by us so we cannot accept
responsibility for any issues arising in connection with either the third parties use of your
data, the site content or the services offered to you by these websites.
If you need to unsubscribe
You may unsubscribe from membership of our website or e-newsletter at any time simply either
by logging into your online account and updating your preferences or by sending an email to
firstname.lastname@example.org placing the word UNSUBSCRIBE in the subject line.
We are committed to protecting your privacy and appreciate the trust placed in us to keep your
information private. If you have any questions or you wish to provide feedback about our privacy
policy please email to email@example.com or telephone us on 01964 562413.
Call Monitoring and Recording
We may monitor or record telephone calls in order to help us to improve our services.
We comply with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”) in England and
Wales. This means that you have the right to receive a copy of the information we hold about
you. This may be information you have specifically provided to us during your online experience
or in subsequent conversations by telephone, post or email.
If you would like a copy of any information we hold about you please contact
firstname.lastname@example.org. We are entitled to charge the current statutory fee for
providing you with such information.
We will use reasonable endeavours to protect your privacy and ensure that your personal data
(as defined in the Act) is used only for the purposes below. Any Personal Data that we collect
via the website shall be collected and processed in accordance with the Act and we shall only
use it for:
- Collecting and processing your order
- Providing other marketing information which we think you may find of interest
- Undertaking customer and product research and development.
Viruses and similar destructive programs are an inherent risk of electronic communications
such as, email and the internet.
We use reasonable endeavours to prevent the spread of any virus or similar destructive program.
It is your responsibility to scan what you choose to download from our website to ensure that it
is free of such items as viruses other similar destructive code.
The use of email
Any e-mail sent to or from us via this website and any attachments will not be encrypted. They
may therefore be liable to be compromised. This is an inherent risk in relation to e-mail.
We do not, to the extent permitted by law, accept any liability for any external compromise
of security and/or confidentiality in relation to correspondence sent by e-mail or the download
of information from our website.
All of our policies are subject to change. If we change any of our policies the changes will
be posted to the appropriate policy on the website and become effective immediately.
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