We at SafeBuy are totally committed
to protecting your privacy. We comply with the principles of the Data
Protection Act 1998, the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive)
Regulations 2003 and the SafeBuy Code of Practice.
We collect information about you in order to process
your order and to tailor your visit to our website to be as relevant to you as
possible. That information will only be shared with other parties that are
involved in the fulfilment of your order. We do not send random marketing
emails to personal email addresses (spam).
The information we hold may include:
Bank Account Number & Sort Code
Other information necessary for managing your membership.
This data will be held in accordance with our internal
security policy. If we propose to send your data outside the European Economic
Area (EEA) we will seek your consent first.
We will never collect sensitive information about you
without your agreement. You have a right to ask for a copy of the information
which we are holding on you and we will provide this for a small fee. We will
delete information or correct any inaccuracies at no charge as soon as you make
the request. Data will only be released to third parties (e.g. the police) on
request where there is a legal requirement for us to do so.
Cookies – what they
are and how we use them
are small text files that our website and sometimes emails place in your
computer to ensure that your experience of our offerings is as effective as
possible. They remember any options you have chosen for example and your
password or particular interests. They also enable us to track visitors’ usage
of our site so that we can continuously improve it. There’s nothing mysterious
about them and they do not collect personal data.
pretty much all website owners we have always operated cookies and you have had
the benefit of using them. EU regulations now require us to inform you of what
they are and give you the option to prohibit them if you wish.
using the word ‘cookies‘ here to include things like ‘web beacons’ and ‘Flash
cookies’ which serve similar functions. ‘Your computer’ includes anything
connected to the internet including laptops, office machines, tablets, mobile
phones and so on.
Necessary - Without these our website will not function correctly.
– to us and to you. We monitor visitor activity on our website (without
collecting any data on you) so that we can improve the site structure, page
routing options and processing systems to help all visitors. These cookies also
help us to guide you to pages likely to be of most interest to you.
– for your benefit. These cookies remember your password and other preferences
and can allow you to link onwards to watch a video or join in an online
party adverts. They do not know who you are and we don’t tell them. But they
may be included on our site to invite you to follow an interest. There’s more
details on these at www.youronlinechoices.eu
for EU consumers and at www.aboutads.info/choices
for those in the USA.
emails. We may use web beacons to check whether our emails are actually opened
and whether any links in them are clicked on. That way we learn not to send you
junk. If you choose plain text to download instead of HTML the web beacon is
eliminated. And all our emails also give you a total opt-out procedure.
above has been a simple introduction to cookies, what they are and why we use
them. You can find out much more if you wish at http://www.ico.gov.uk/for_the_public/topic_specific_guides/online/cookies.aspx
than listing data on all the cookies we use or may use in the future you will
almost certainly find it quicker and easier to set your web browser to control
cookie usage on all the sites you visit. The ICO site shown covers all the
details of how to do this. Another really good one is www.allaboutcookies.org. If you have
a very old browser you may need to bring it up to date to use effective cookie
In continuing to
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