What is a cookie?
Cookies are small files of letters and numbers that are downloaded onto your computer or mobile or other handheld device when you access certain websites. Cookies allow a website to recognise a user’s device and help your browser navigate through the website by allowing you to log in automatically or remembering settings you selected during earlier visits (among other functions). Cookies do not harm your computer. If you would like to learn more about cookies in general you can visit www.allaboutcookies.org
for technical purposes essential for the operation of this website, such as keeping track of your current shopping session and enabling you to proceed to checkout and pay for products;
to distinguish you from other users of this website, so we can personalise your shopping experience by making this website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests and so we can remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the country you are in) when you return to visit this website;
to collect statistical information about how visitors use this website, so we can improve the way this website works and measure the success of competitions and campaigns; and
to enable us to fulfil our contractual obligations to third parties, for example to pay a partner if you have made a purchase on this website by following a link from their website.
You can enable or disable cookies by changing your website browser settings to accept or reject cookies as required. How to do this will depend on the browser you use. We have provided further information below on how to check which browser you use and how to manage cookies.
Once you know which browser you are using, follow the instructions below to check if you have cookies enabled on your computer:
Checking cookies : PC
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6,7,8
Go to ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window. Select ‘Internet options’. Click on the ‘Privacy’ tab
Ensure that your Privacy level is set to Medium or below to enable cookies
Go to ‘Tools’ and select Options
Click the Privacy icon
Click on Cookies and choose ‘allow sites to set cookies’
Go to ‘Tools’ and select Options
Click ‘Under the Hood’ and select the ‘Content settings’ button within the ‘Privacy’ section
Choose ‘Allow local data to be set’
Checking cookies – MAC
Safari on OSX
Click ‘Safari’ and select ‘Preferences’
Click ‘Security’ then ‘Accept cookies’
Mozilla and Netscape on OSX
Click on ‘Mozilla’ or ‘Netscape’ and select ‘Preferences’
Find ‘Cookies’ under ‘Privacy & Security’
Select ‘Enable cookies for the originating web site only’
Microsoft Internet Explorer on OSX
Click ‘Explorer’ and select ‘Preferences’
Find ‘Cookies’ under ‘Receiving Files’
Select ‘Never Ask’
Click ‘Menu’ and select ‘Settings’
Select ‘Preferences’ and then ‘Advanced’
Select ‘Accept cookies’
SECTION 1 – What do we do with your information?
When you purchase something from our store, as part of the buying and selling process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address.
When you browse our store, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.
Email marketing (if applicable): With your permission, we may send you emails about our store, new products and other updates.
SECTION 2 – Consent
How do you get my consent?
When you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.
If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.
How do I withdraw my consent?
If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at anytime, by contacting us at email@example.com.
SECTION 3 – Disclosure
We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.
SECTION 4 – Third party services
When you click on links on our website, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.
SECTION 5 – Security
To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.
If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with a AES-256 encryption. Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards.
SECTION 6 – Age of consent
By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.
Questions and contact information
If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact our Privacy Compliance Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org.