Privacy and Website Cookies
What information does this website collect?
This website is reasonably simple and currently automatically collects and stores the following kinds of information. When and when a shop, members area and newsletters are incorporated then the full scope of the following information will apply:
(a) Basic information about your computer operating system type, the browser type and version you used, and about the visits to this website from your IP address, which offers me general website statistics: your general geographical location, any web referral source, the length of your visit, the page views and your navigation of my website.
(b) information relating to any transactions carried out between you and myself on or in relation to this website, including the details you input into the shop facility (if available) relating to any purchases you make of my goods or services.
(c) the information that you provide for the purpose of registering an account on this website.
(d) information that you provide for the purpose of subscribing to my website services, email notifications and/or newsletters (if available).
(e) any other information that you choose to send via the contact form.
All information your provide is stored on professional hosting and email servers behind multiple security measures.
You can request the information about yourself at any time and you can update your details at anytime in the Members area (if active).
Your information will be deleted automatically when I cease to trade and you can request that I delete your details before that time should you wish. You can also withdraw your consent from using this site once already given by writing to me. I do not use your information for profiling
Using Your Personal Information
I may use your personal information to:
(a) administer the website.
(b) improve your browsing experience by personalizing the website.
(c) enable your use of the services on the website (if available).
(d) send you goods purchased via the website, and to supply with services purchased via the website (if available).
(e) send statements and invoices to you, and collect payments from you (if active).
(f) send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications (if active).
(g) send you email notifications which you have specifically requested that are in relation to any purchases (if available).
(h) send you our newsletter and any other marketing communications (if active) relating to my business which I think may be of interest to you, either by post or by email or similar technology. This will only occur when you have specifically agreed to this and you can inform us at any time if you no longer require such marketing communications.
(i) deal with any enquiry and complaint made by or about you relating to the website.
(j) keep the website secure and to prevent fraud.
(k) verify compliance with the terms and conditions governing the use of the website including monitoring private messages sent through our website private messaging service if in use.
Where you submit personal information for publication on this website, I will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the license you grant to me.
I will not, without your express prior consent, provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.
All of my website financial transactions (if active) are handled through the payment services providers PayPal.
I will share information with PayPal only to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing payments you make via this website, refunding such payments and dealing with any complaints and queries relating to such payments and refunds.
In addition, I may disclose your personal information:
(a) to the extent that is required to do so by law in accordance with the Data Protection Act governing the UK;
(b) in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;
(c) in order to establish, exercise or defend legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);
(d) to any person who I reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in my reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.
For your information: a "cookie" is a small computer file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. This identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify, interact with, and track the web browser.
I may use both "session" cookies and "persistent" cookies on this website. Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.
I will use the session cookies to: keep track of you whilst you navigate the website; keep track of items in your shopping basket; prevent fraud and to increase website security.
I may use the persistent cookies to: enable our website to recognize you when you visit again and to keep track of your preferences in relation to your use of this website.
Most browsers allow you to delete and/or reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject only third party cookies. For example, in Internet Explorer (version 9) you can refuse all cookies by clicking "Tools", "Internet options", "Privacy", and selecting "Block All Cookies" using the sliding selector. Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites including this website. By not allowing cookies some websites may not function as well in your browser.