Your privacy is extremely important to us. We’re a small family business and, like you, the way companies handle our personal data matters to us. We’re real people and we wouldn’t dream of selling or renting the data of our customers, we’re just not like that. You matter to us! We’re committed to protecting your data and promise to always store it securely, and for no longer than is necessary. So why do we collect data, and what for? Get yourself a cup of tea and keep reading to find out exactly what information we keep and why. We share all the same concerns that you do, so you can rest assured that we would never use your personal information for anything that we wouldn’t be happy having our own used for.
When someone visits our website we use the third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard information, like website traffic. This helps us understand the behaviour patterns of our visitors, which in turn aids us in improving our website, but poses no threat to you. The information collected is anonymous.
WHAT WE COLLECT:
We collect information when you: place an order; sign up to our mailing list; or provide contact information via our contact form. We collect the following information:
WHAT WE DO WITH THIS INFORMATION:
We require this information for internal record keeping. In the UK it is a requirement to keep records of all account transactions for 6 years for tax purposes. We may use this information to improve our products/services.
If you have opted to join our mailing list, we use the information you provide (name and email address) to send periodical emails regarding new products, special offers or other news/information relating to our business which we think you might be interested in. You can opt out of this at any time. You will never be automatically added to our mailing list, even if you place an order.
Oddity Closet do not collect or store any financial information but we receive information from our payment processor regarding the payment, such as the date and time of order as well as your contact/delivery details.
We keep a note of your details for a limited time in case there are problems with the post. We use Royal Mail and they have a cut off time of 3 months to investigate missing parcels. Any emails relating to purchases are deleted every 3 months. Certificates of postage, which feature delivery addresses, are shredded every 3 months.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable procedures to safeguard the information we collect online. Please be aware however that, unfortunately, the internet can never be 100% secure. Please also note that emails are not encrypted and email correspondence is not a secure means of submitting any sensitive information. Oddity Closet will never ask for sensitive information via email.
CONTROLLING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION:
You have the right to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
- if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information, you are free to change your mind at any time. You can let us know that you know longer wish to have your data used by emailing us email@example.com
- If you are a member of our website you can request a copy of the data that we have regarding you as well as delete your account under the ‘My Account’ section of our website.
- If you have signed up to our mailing list, you can unsubscribe at any time using the unsubscribe button included at the bottom of every email we send.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to any third parties unless we are required to do so by law.
You may request details of personal information that we hold about you under Data Protection Act 1998. A small administration fee may be applicable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you, please write to: firstname.lastname@example.org Similarly, if you believe that any information held on you is incorrect or incomplete please let us know at the above address as soon as possible.
By using the services of this website and providing us with your personal information, you agree that we may communicate with you electronically regarding any security, privacy or administrative issues relating to the use of this site or any orders placed by you.
If you believe that there is a problem with how we manage data then you are within your rights to complain to the ICO (Information Commissioner’s Office) http://ico.org.uk