When you visit our site, information is automatically collected about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. This automatically-collected information is referred to as “Device Information.”
Device Information is collected using the following technologies:
Cookies* are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. Log files track actions occurring on the site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps. Web beacons, tags, and pixels are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the site.
Cookies are very small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit some websites.
We might collect and use information about your computer (such as your IP address, operating system and browser type) for system administration and reporting. The information that is collected is statistical data about your browsing history but does not identify the individual. For the same reasons, information may be collected about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service to you.
We do not and will not share any of your personal information with any third party(ies).
You may refuse or delete cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse or delete their setting. It is however possible that if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain areas of our site, or that the functionality of certain parts of our site may be impaired.
When you make a purchase from our site, certain information is collected from you, including your name, billing address, shipping address, email address, and telephone number-“Order Information”.
In referring to “Personal Information” in this policy statement, this embraces both Device Information and Order Information.
The use of Personal Information
We Order Information that we collect to fulfil orders placed through the site including the facilitation of shipping and the provision of related invoices and or order confirmations.
Additionally, we use this Order Information -:
To communicate with you.
To screen orders to obviate any potential risk of fraud.
To advise, consistent with any preferences that you have indicated to us, information or promotional details relating to our products.
Device Information that is collected, particularly an IP address, allows us to screen to eliminate any potential risk or fraud and facilitates the improvement, optimisation and functionality of our site viz the generation of data indicating how visitors browse and interact with the site, enabling us to assess the success or otherwise of product presentation and illustration.
The sharing of Personal Information
The protection of personal information is our primary concern although it may be shared for example with Paypal where invoicing via that organisation has been requested by the customer. We may also share your Personal Information on demand or under compulsion in compliance with any legal request or warrant applicable to the jurisdiction of which we are subject or in the protection of our legal rights.
We may retain personal data in hard copy or electronic form to comply with statutory requirements that may exist such as for Accounting and Taxation purposes.
You have the right to access the personal information that we hold about you. You may request that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. Should you wish to exercise this right, please contact us.
When you place an order through the site, we will retain your Order Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information subject only to any statutory requirements requiring its retention for a longer period.
This policy may be revised from time to time to reflect changes in our operational practices or for legal, statutory or regulatory reasons.
For more information about our privacy practices or should you any have query please contact us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by post at 5, Sorrel Close, Braiswick, Colchester CO4 5UL.
*For more information about cookies, and how to disable them visit-: allaboutcookies.org.
** You may opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit our site, click here for more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use.
We also use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the site – you may read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here; google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy. You may also opt-out of Google Analytics here; tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout