Privacy & Security
1. Our agreement
1.4 We do not and will not knowingly collect information from any unsupervised child under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, you may not use this Website unless you have the consent of, and are supervised by, a parent or guardian.
1.5 We may update or amend this Privacy from time to time to comply with law or to meet our changing business requirements without notice to you. Any updates or amendments will be posted on the Website. By continuing to use the Website, you agree to be bound by the terms of these updates and amendments.
2. The personal information we collect about you
2.1 When you access and browse this Website (including when you submit personal information to us through data entry fields on the Website), we may collect the following information from you:
(a) your name;
(b) your postal address;
(c) your telephone and e-mail details; and
(d) credit card information for transactions made through the Website.
3. How we may store and use your information
3.1 We (or third party data processors acting on our behalf) may collect, store and use your personal information listed above for the following purposes:
(a) to make this Website available to you and to provide you with content which is tailored to your individual tastes;
(b) to complete any purchases you make through this Website;
(c) to provide you with services that you request;
(d) where you have given us your consent, to contact you with products and services which we think may interest you; and
(e) where you have given us your consent, to disclose your personal information to carefully chosen third parties:
(i) so that they may contact you with products and services which they think may interest you; and
(ii) for research and analysis purposes so that we can monitor and improve the goods and services that we provide to our customers.
3.2 We will not disclose, sell or rent your personal information to any third party unless you have consented to this. If you do consent but later change your mind, you may contact us and we will cease any such activity.
3.3 However, if a third party acquires all (or substantially all) of our business and/or assets, we may disclose your personal information to that third party in connection with the acquisition. We may also disclose your personal information where we are required to do so by applicable law, by a governmental body or by a law enforcement agency.
3.4 Finally, we may also collect anonymised details about visitors to our Website to monitor website usage and for the purposes of aggregate statistics or reporting. Collection of this information helps us develop the Website and the goods and services that we offer. However, no single individual will be identifiable from the anonymised details we collect for these purposes.
We do not store Credit/Debit card information nor do we share information with any third parties.
3 What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files which are sent to your browser when you visit the Website. When you re-visit the Website, cookies allow the Website to recognise your browser.
Cookies are useful because they help us make your website experience more enjoyable. They allow us to recognise your device (e.g. your PC, laptop or mobile device) so that we can tailor your experience of the Website.
Cookies do not typically identify you as an individual, just the device you are using. The cookies we use do not store personal information such as payment details. You can find out more about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org.
Cookies do lots of different jobs on the Website, such as letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, remembering your username and password, and letting us analyse how well the Website is performing so we can improve your experience.
We want you to understand the different types of cookies that we use on the Website. Some of these cookies are essential to the operation of the Website. Others are not essential, but help to improve the Website by collecting anonymous user information, or try and improve your experience of the Website by remembering your choices.
Generally, our cookies perform up to three different functions:
Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies enable services you have specifically asked for.
We use a number of cookies which are essential to the operation of the Website. For example, these types of cookies provide the necessary security that your visit to the Website requires and help ensure the content of the pages you request load quickly. Without these cookies, some of the services that you have asked for cannot be provided.
We want you to understand these essential cookies, and why we use them, but we don’t need to get your consent to use them on the Website as we use these cookies only to provide you with services that you have requested.
These cookies remember your choices to improve your experience of the Websites.
We use these cookies to allow the Websites to remember choices you make. For example, remembering your username, your language, the region you are in, and changes you make to various other parts of the Websites which you can customise. The aim of these cookies is to provide you with a more personal experience so that you don’t have to reset your preferences each time you visit us.
These cookies collect anonymous information about the web pages you visit so that we can improve the performance of the Website.
We use these cookies to collect information about how visitors use the Website. For example, which pages our visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages on those pages.
These performance cookies don’t collect information that identifies you as an individual – all information they collect is aggregated and anonymous. The information gathered is only used to improve how the Websites work.
These cookies collect anonymous information about the web pages you visit so that we can make the Website and the advertising displayed more relevant to your interests.
We use these cookies to collect anonymous information about the characteristics, preferences and interests of visitors to our Website. For example, which types of products our visitors view most often.
These targeting cookies don’t collect information that identifies you as an individual – all information they collect is aggregated and anonymous.
We use this information to make your experience of the Website more relevant to your interests. We share this information with other selected website operators so that they can also make your experience of their websites more relevant to your interests.
Which cookies do we use?
|RFID||Records your unique user reference ID for the current session.|
|SID||Records information about your transaction for the current session.|
|setCurrency||Records your currency setting for exchange rate purposes.|
|Device||Records your device preference.|
|Lang||Records your language preference.|
|Locn||Records your location or regional preference.|
|newCurr||Records your currency preference.|
|RSI||Records your last 3 keyword searches, so that you can quickly retrieve them.|
|RVI||Record your most recently viewed items, so that you can quickly retrieve them.|
|setView||Records your preferences as to how product listings and search results are displayed.|
|setViewPerPage||Records your preferences as to the number of products to view per page.|
|These cookies are used to manage the performance of the website and to track where you are directed to and from.|
|These cookies work together to keep track of how many times you have visited the website, how long each visit takes and where you are directed from.|
|These cookies are used for security purposes and to deliver products, services and advertisements, as well as to understand how these products, services and advertisements are used.|
How can you manage cookies on our Website
Cookies do lots of important jobs on the Website and help to make your online experience more personal and more enjoyable. However, you are able to disable our cookies if you choose. If you do so, you may find that certain parts of the Website do not work at all, or do not work correctly.
You can disable and/or delete all types of cookies by using your browser settings. Cookies are generally easy to disable and/or delete but how you do so varies from browser to browser. The “help” function within your browser should tell you how to do it. The best way may be to close your browser and then search for “cookie folder” or “cookie manager” or simply “cookie”.
5.1 Whilst we take appropriate technical and organisational measures to safeguard the personal information that you provide to us, no transmission over the Internet can ever be guaranteed secure. Consequently, please note that we cannot guarantee the security of any personal information that you transfer over the Internet to us.
6. Your rights
6.1 You have the following rights:
(a) the right to ask us to provide you with copies of personal information that we hold about you at any time, subject to a fee specified by law (currently £10);
(b) the right to ask us to update and correct any out-of-date or incorrect personal information that we hold about you free of charge; and
(c) the right to opt out of any marketing communications that we (or any third party to whom we have disclosed your personal information with your consent) may send you.
6.2 If you wish to exercise any of the above rights, please email to us via the contact address in the contact us section.
7. Updating your details
7.1 If any of the personal information that you have provided to us changes, please let us know the correct details by using the contact details set out in clause 2.4 above.
8. Third party sites