Privacy Policy

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; this policy[1] sets out how we will treat your personal information.

(1) What Information do we collect?

We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal data:

(a)      Information relating to any transactions carried out between you and us on or in relation to this website, including information relating to any purchases you make of our goods or services

(b)      Information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us

(c)      Information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our website services, email notifications and/or newsletters

(d)      Any other information that you choose to send to us

(2)      Using your personal data

Personal data submitted on this website will be used for the purposes specified in this privacy policy or in relevant parts of the website.

We may use your personal information to:

(a)      Administer the website;

(b)      Improve your browsing experience by personalising the website;

(c)      Enable your use of the services available on the website;

(d)      Send to you goods purchased via the website, and supply to you services purchased via the website;

(e)      Send statements and invoices to you, and collect payments from you;

(f)      Send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications;

(g)      Send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;

(h)      Send to you [our newsletter and other] marketing communications relating to our business [or the businesses of carefully-selected third parties] which we think may be of interest to you by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications);

(i)       Deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website; and

(j)      OTHER USES.

We will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.

ll our website financial transactions are handled through our payment services provider, Paypal.  You should only provide your personal information to Paypal after reviewing the Paypal privacy policy (available at www.paypal.com).  We will share information with  Paypal only to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing payments you make via our website.

(3)      Disclosures

We may disclose information about you to [any of our employees, officers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors] insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes as set out in this privacy policy.

In addition, we may disclose information about you:

(a)      To the extent that we are required to do so by law;

(b)      In connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;

(c)      In order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk); and

Except as provided in this privacy policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.

(4)      Security of your personal data

We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password- and firewall- protected) servers.

Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

You are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential. We will not ask you for your password.

(5)      Policy amendments

We may update this privacy policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our website.  You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes. 

We may also notify you of changes to our privacy policy by email. 

(6)      Your rights

You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you.  Provision of such information may be subject to the payment of a fee (currently fixed at £10.00).

You may instruct us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes by email  at any time.  (In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal data for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt-out of the use of your personal data for marketing purposes.)

(7) Updating Your Information 

Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.(

(8)      Contact 

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal data, please write to us by email to lyn@homesinminiature.co.uk

(9) Data Controller 

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(10) Cookies 

What are cookies?

Cookies are small encrypted text files that are stored on your computer or other device by this Website. The Website uses cookies to collect information about you.

 

What are cookies used for?

We use cookies for the following reasons;

  • For marketing purposes for example, to display personalised banner
  • To identify you as you travel around our site and to monitor your journey and record sales. This enables us to identify issues and improve our customer journey.
  • To provide site usage information, which together with purchase information, will further help us improve and develop the products and services we offer.
  • To ensure that items are placed into your Shopping Basket and your order is processed correctly. For marketing purposes for example, to display personalised banners.
  • You may change your website browser settings to reject cookies. To learn how to disable cookies or opt out of their usage please visit www.aboutcookies.org. Please note, however, that some cookies are essential in order to shop on the Website and in the event you do reject cookies this may impair the functionality of the Website and may mean that you are unable to shop on the Website.
  • At no point do our cookies or those of our third parties store your personal payment information.

If you have any questions on privacy please don't hesitate to contact us. 

 

 

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