2. What We Collect
2.1 We are a registered data controller under the Data Protection Act 1998.
2.2 The personal data which we may collect from you via Our Site includes personal information you provide when you register an account, e-mail us, or make purchases through Our Site.
2.3 We may also collect aggregated information which tells us about visitors to Our Site but not the identity of the visitors. For example, we may collect information about the date, time and duration of visits and which pages of Our Site are most commonly accessed. This information is used to help us to administer and improve Our Site.
3. How We Collect Data (Cookies)
3.1 We may collect data from you in various ways:
3.1.1 during your use of Our Site;
3.1.2 when we request further information from you from time to time following on from any contact you have made with us through Our Site;
3.1.4 if you apply for employment with us.
4.1 A cookie is a small element of data that a website can send to your computer's browser so that this computer will be recognised by that website on your return. Cookies allow our web server to recognise your computer on connection to Our Site, which enables our pages to be downloaded faster than on first viewing.
4.2 Cookies may be additionally used to establish various statistics connected with Our Site including: most visited pages, time spent on each page, site performance and by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
4.3 A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve Our Site in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the date is removed from the system.
4.4 You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but you can usually modify this option in the settings menu. Declining cookies may prevent you from taking full advantage of Our Site.
4.6 For more information regarding cookies and their purposes please see the Information Commissioner's website home page (www.ico.gov.uk).
5. What we will use the data for
5.1 We will use the data that we collect from you for the following purposes:
5.1.1 to improve Our Site and any other websites We operate and to deal with any queries you have about Our Site and to notify you as to any changes to Our Site;
5.1.2 to maintain your account;
5.1.4 to process any orders that you place with us;
5.1.5 to respond to any questions that you may raise;
5.1.6 to contact you for research purposes; or
5.1.7 to contact you about or products and offers that we think may be of interest to you.
5.2 If you do not wish to receive this from us then there is an option to opt out from receiving these materials.
5.3 You may withdraw your consent to receive marketing materials at any time by amending your preferences in your account.
6. Opting Out
6.1 You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
6.1.1 whenever you are asked to fill in a form on Our Site, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes;
6.1.2 if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by amending your preferences in your account settings.
6.2.1 where we are required to do so by law;
6.2.2 in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
6.2.3 in order to establish or defend our legal rights;
6.2.4 in order to provide you with the information or services that you have requested, personal data may occasionally be transferred or shared with other nominated companies or third parties who act for or with us for further processing in accordance with the purposes for which the data was originally collected or for purposes to which you have consented;
6.2.5 where you have consented, we may also disclose your personal data to other businesses who may contact you about their services that may interest you; or
6.2.6 we may share, transfer or disclose your personal data to a potential or actual successor to us.
7. Access to your personal data/control
7.1 You are entitled to access your personal data and have it amended or deleted from our system as required under the Data Protection Act 1998. For more information and to make a subject access request please contact us at email@example.com.
7.2 If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
8.1 We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
8.2 In order to prevent unauthorised access to such information we have in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
9. Changes to this policy
9.2 If this policy differs substantially from the one originally in place then this will be addressed on the homepage of Our Site.
1.3 We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using Our Site, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
1.4 We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.
1.5 If you have any questions or need further information about our privacy practices, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or via post at Carte Blanche Greetings Limited, Unit 3, Chichester Business Park, Tangmere, Chichester, West Sussex PO20 2FT.
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