Privacy Notice December 2009
How secure Is customers information?
We attempt to use the best technology available to make sure your information is secure. We transmit your information using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you input.
We only display a maximum of the last four digits of your credit card numbers when you order goods from us. We transmit the entire credit card number to the appropriate payment processing company
Why do we collect information?
We collect information so that we can improve our service to you and retrieve your trading history with us for your own use. It is of utmost importance to maintain your account in good order and this information helps us do this. The whole purpose is to make your shopping experience easier and more enjoyable and not a chore. If we learn from that information we use it to improve our services to you. It is also used to detect any fraudulent activity against the customer and/or the company.
Here are some of the types of information we gather:
Like other websites, we use "cookies" and we obtain certain types of information when you visit our site or click on our advertisements served on other Web sites.
Storing information you give us
We store information you enter on our website or give to us in other ways.
What are Cookies?
Cookies are small files which are stored on a user's computer browser to enable our systems to recognise your browser and to provide features They are designed to hold a modest amount of data specific to a particular client and website and storage of items in your Shopping Basket.
How do we share the information we receive?
Information about our customers is an important part of our business. If we share customer information it is subject to this Privacy Notice or follow best practices and only as described below.
Third Party Service Providers
We contract with other business' to fulfil functions on our behalf. Some of these include processing payments, delivering goods, sending post mail and e-mail and providing customer service. They may have access to your information that is required in performance of their functions, but must not use it for other purposes. More importantly, they must process the information in accordance with this Privacy Notice and as permitted by the UK's Data Protection Act.
As we continue to develop our business, we may sell this or buy other businesses. In such transactions, customer information generally is one of the transferred business assets but remains subject to the promises made in any pre-existing Privacy Notice.
Automatic information we collect
Examples of the information we collect and analyse include the operating system and platform, browser type and version, the Internet protocol (IP) address of the PC used to connect to our site, e-mail address and password. This list is not exhaustive and will change as technology advances.