Privacy Policy

PERSONAL INFORMATION AND PRIVACY

Introduction

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors. This policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.  By using our website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.


Collecting personal information

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

1) Information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths);

2) Information that you provide to us when registering with our website (including your email address);

3) Information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications and/or newsletters (including your name and email address);

4) Information relating to any purchases you make of our goods (including your name, delivery address, payment address, telephone numbers, email address and card details;

5) Information contained in or relating to any communications that you send to us (including the communication content and meta data associated with the communication); and

6) any other personal information that you choose to send to us.

Before you disclose to us the personal information of another person, you must obtain that person's consent to both the disclosure and the processing of that personal information in accordance with the terms of this policy.

 

Using your personal information

Personal information submitted to us through our website will be used for the purposes specified in this policy or on the relevant pages of the website. We may use your personal information to:

1) administer our website and business;

2) personalise our website for you;

3) enable your use of the services available on our website;

4) send you goods purchased through our website;

5) send statements, invoices and payment reminders to you, and collect payments from you;

6) send you non-marketing commercial communications;

7) send you email notifications that you have specifically requested;

8) send you our email newsletter, if you have requested it (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require the newsletter);

9) send you 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);

10) provide third parties with statistical information about our users (but those third parties will not be able to identify any individual user from that information);

11) deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to our website;

12) keep our website secure and prevent fraud; and

13) verify compliance with the terms and conditions governing the use of our website;

All our website financial transactions are handled through our payment services providers, Sage Pay Europe Ltd and PayPal. You can review the provider's privacy policy at http://www.sagepay.co.uk/policies/privacy-policy and https://www.paypal.com/uk/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full. We will share information with our payment services provider only to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing payments you make via our website, refunding such payments and dealing with complaints and queries relating to such payments and refunds.


Disclosing personal information

We may disclose your personal information to any of our employees, officers, insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy. We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group of companies (this means our subsidiaries) insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy. We may disclose your personal information: 1) to the extent that we are required to do so by law; 2) in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings 3) 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); 4) to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset that we are (or are contemplating) selling; and 5) to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information. Except as provided in this policy, we will not provide your personal information to third parties.


Security of your personal information

We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. All electronic financial transactions entered into through our website will be protected by encryption technology. You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet. You are responsible for keeping the password you use for accessing our website confidential; we will not ask you for your password (except when you log in to our website).

Amendments

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

Your rights

You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you; provision of such information will be subject to: 1) the payment of a fee (currently fixed at GBP £10); and 2) the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity (for this purpose, we will usually accept a photocopy of your passport certified by a solicitor or bank plus an original copy of a utility bill showing your current address). We may withhold personal information that you request to the extent permitted by law. You may instruct us at any time not to process your personal information for marketing purposes. In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes.

Third party websites

Our website includes hyperlinks to, and details of, third party websites. We have no control over, and are not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of third parties.

Updating information

Please let us know if the personal information that we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated, and ensure that your personal account details are up to date.


DATA PROTECTION REGISTRATION

We are registered as a data controller with the UK Information Commissioner's Office. Our data protection registration number is 7D06-912E-A056-6DB67.


OUR DETAILS

This website is owned and operated by Giftsearch Limited, a company registered in England. Our company number is 3856753 and our registered office is at 15 Tunsgate, Guildford, Surrey GU1 3QT. Our VAT number is GB-733-4937-20.