1. COLLECTION AND USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
1.1 We will not collect your personal information without your knowledge and permission, nor will we sell or rent any such data.
1.2 In order to provide you with a specific product or service, or to process a transaction, we may collect and process the following information about you:
1.2.1 information that you provide when filling in forms on our website (such as your registration details);
1.2.2 correspondence, or a record of it, if you should contact us;
1.2.3 details of your visits to our website (including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data) and the resources that you access; and
1.2.4 information about your computer, including your computer’s IP address, the type of Internet browser and computer operating system used and the domain name of the site from which you visited our website. This information does not identify you as an individual but does identify your Internet service provider.
1.3 You agree that we may obtain, hold and use any personal information you provide for the purposes of providing you with our services and ancillary services (the Purposes). The Purposes include, without limitation:
1.3.1 processing your order;
1.3.2 storing and processing information to better understand your needs and personalising and improving the website and our products and services;
1.3.3 to respond to any enquiries you have made or to inform you of any changes to our products and services or terms;
1.3.4 to conduct surveys or promotions;
1.3.5 for the purpose of marketing our other products and services to you (by post, telephone, fax, email or other available method) unless you indicate or subsequently notify us that you do not wish to receive such material;
1.3.6 for the prevention of fraud or for any purpose required by law or regulatory authority; and
1.3.7 for our accounting purposes.
1.4 You consent to the transfer of your personal information to countries outside the European Economic Area (which countries may not provide the same protection for your personal information as the UK), in the unlikely event that the processing of your personal information involves such a transfer.
2. SHARING YOUR INFORMATION
2.1 Your personal information may be disclosed to other businesses within our group and to third parties who will help process your order. By submitting your information you agree that we may do so.
2.2 We will not disclose your personal information to any third party without your consent, unless required to do so by law, or unless we in good faith believe such action is necessary to (i) perform a task carried out in the public interest, or (ii) to defend our rights or property or those of our affiliate companies.
We will take all appropriate measures to keep your personal information secure and to prevent your personal information and other data on our servers from unauthorized access, loss, or alteration. However, no server or transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be one hundred per cent secure. Therefore, any activity or communication is conducted at your own risk.
4. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
Some of our web pages may contain links to third party websites. Please note that we are not responsible for the privacy policies, content, or practices of such other websites or their owners or operators.
5. ACCESSING PERSONAL INFORMATION
5.1 If you would like to remove, correct, update, or access your personal information, or if you have any related concerns, please contact us.
6.1 When you visit our website, we may send “cookies” to your computer. A cookie is a small text file or piece of data that a website that you visit can place or save onto your computer to enable additional features of the website to work.
6.2 Cookies do not themselves contain any of your personal information. However, if you provide us with your personal information (eg: your registration details), such information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie. We may use third parties to assist us in collecting or processing information obtained through cookies.
6.3 We use the following cookies:
6.3.1 Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services. We use these to adapt website content or functions, track site visits of users or improve our users’ browsing experience.
6.3.2 Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. We use these to compile anonymous statistics related to patterns and trends of browsing, analyse sales data or conduct marketing research.
6.3.3 Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
6.3.4 Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
7. HOW CAN YOU PREVENT COOKIES?