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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Oddity Closet uses and protects any information that you give when you use this website.

Oddity Closet is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should you be asked to provide certain information, by which you can be identified, when using this website then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy.

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.

For the purpose of this Privacy Policy and EU data protection law, the data controller of your personal information is: Zinzi Graham. If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact us at hello@odditycloset.co.uk

COOKIES:

Sadly these aren’t the tasty kind, but they’re not scary either! This site uses cookies to automatically collect anonymous information relating to the use of our website. Cookies are small text files stored by your browser to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping baskets, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. Cookies do NOT contain any Personal Information. As a rule, cookies work to make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the help section of your browser to properly explain how to do this.

GOOGLE ANALYTICS:

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:

Your name and your contact information, including your email address and, in the case of customers, the delivery information you provide. As we process all payments using Paypal we don’t collect your bank or card details. All of our transactions are subject to the Paypal privacy policy which you can read here.

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.

MAKING PAYMENTS:

When you place an order and make payment through this site, your financial account information will be collected by PayPal, our third-party payment processor. To view Paypal’s Privacy Policy click here.

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.

SOCIAL PLUGINS:

This website allows you to use social media plug-ins to access features from sites such as Facebook and Twitter. These plug-ins are completely optional. The social networks you choose to connect with collect information about you when you use them, however this privacy policy does not apply to that data as it is neither stored or controlled by us. Please refer to the Privacy Statement of the relevant social media platforms regarding the data collected by their plug-ins. Choosing to use these plugins does not provide us with access to anything that you share on your social media accounts. 

If you choose to connect with us on our social media pages then we can of course see the information you make public such as your name on the platform. We don’t keep records of this data outside of each platform. Please refer to the Privacy Policy of the relevant social media platform regarding this data.

SECURITY:

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 asked to complete a form on our website you will be asked to accept the details of this privacy policy before you can proceed. Choosing not to will prevent you from placing orders.

  • 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 hello@odditycloset.co.uk
  • 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: hello@odditycloset.co.uk 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

Should you have any concerns or queries regarding this privacy policy or the collection of your data please don’t hesitate to get in contact. 

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