We will treat all your Personal Details as confidential (although we reserve the right to disclose this information in the circumstances set out below). We will keep it on a secure server and we will fully comply with all applicable UK Data Protection and consumer legislation.
1. INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We collect the information that you share with us, including:
- Personal Information: "Personal Information" is information that can personally identify you, such as your name, email address, telephone number and mailing address. We maintain one or more databases to store your Personal Information and may retain it as reasonably required to serve you and operate the website. Personal Information that we collect depends on how you use the website. Providing your Personal Information to us is your choice. If you choose not to provide us with certain Personal Information, you may not be able to take advantage of certain features of the website www.smgardensheds.com; and
- General Technical Information: When you visit the website, we may collect various categories of general technical information ("General Information"). General Information includes browser information, operating system information, device information, TCP-IP address and the date, time, length of stay and specific pages accessed during your visits to the website. When you use the website through your mobile device, we also collect device type and UUID, a unique identifier generated within the App, and store this information in log files. We use this information to provide you with the most up to date application and features, or, to the extent permitted under applicable law, to advertise or promote products or websites to a specific device type. We are also working closely with third parties such as analytics and marketing websites providers, and may receive aggregated and anonymised data relevant to your demographic from them that we use to target advertising based upon your interests.
- General Information and Personal Information may be combined and/or linked to Third Party Information for the purposes described in more detail below.
A. REGISTERING ON THE WEBSITE
If you register to use the website, we may collect Personal Information including your name, email address, and telephone number.
You may also register for the website using another website, such as Paypal. If you create your SM GARDEN SHEDS account by connecting through another website, you are authorising us to use public information from that connected account to help complete your SM GARDEN SHEDS profile. Please remember that the manner in which the website uses, stores, and discloses your information is governed solely by the policies of such website. We recommend that you review the terms and policies of that website, including its privacy and data gathering practices. SM GAREDNSHEDS shall have no liability or responsibility for the privacy practices or other actions of any third party website provider or any other third-party site or website that may be enabled within the website. You may review, update, or modify your account information, including profile and contact information, at any time by logging into your account. You may also permanently delete your account or make any other requests relating to personal data by contacting us here.
B. ONLINE IDENTIFICATION TOOLS
Like many website providers, we use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and provide a better web experience. Your IP address is used to help identify you and your shopping cart and gather General Information.
C. THIRD PARTY FEATURES
D. THIRD-PARTY LINKS
We may provide links to third-party web sites that we do not own or control. We are not responsible for the information collection practices of any website that we do not own or control. We encourage you to review and understand the privacy practices of third-party websites before providing any information to or through them.
2. HOW YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION IS USED, PROCESSED AND DISCLOSED
We may use your General Information and de-identified Personal Information to prepare anonymized, aggregated data about our users ("Anonymized Data"). We may provide third parties with Anonymized Data in describing the Website to prospective partners, advertisers and other third parties, and for all other lawful purposes. As communicated to third parties, the Anonymized Data does not include any information permitting the recipient to identify, locate or contact you.
A. THIRD PARTY WEBSITE PROVIDERS
SM GARDENSHEDS employs other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf, such as fulfilling orders, delivering packages, sending postal mail and e-mail, serving ads on our behalf, providing search results and links, and processing credit card payments. These third-party website providers have access to Personal Information needed to perform their functions but may not use it for any other purpose.
B. ACQUISITION OF SM GARDENSHEDS
Information about customers is considered an asset of SM GARDEN SHEDS and, as such, may be transferred to another company in the event of a merger, acquisition, reorganization, sale of all or substantially all of its assets, or the sale of an individual website owned by us, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets or to a third party as a part of such merger, acquisition, reorganization, or sale.
C. INFORMATION SHARING FOR MARKETING PURPOSES
To provide you with information about products and websites that may be useful to you, we may partner with select reputable organisations whose privacy policies we believe are consistent with ours. Such organisations may include other retailers and magazine publishers. Through these arrangements, we may, with your consent, share, exchange, cross-reference and/or rent your name and mailing address. If you do not want us to do this then you can let us know by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
D. BLOGS, REVIEWS AND FORUMS
The Website also may from time to time offer publicly-accessible blogs, customer reviews or forums. Any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected and used by others who access them. To request removal of your Personal Information from blogs, customer reviews or forums, please email us at email@example.com
E. INVITING OTHERS
You may choose to invite someone else to use the website by providing his or her name and email address. You must ensure that you have permission from the individual before sharing their details with us. We may use this information to send invitations to such individuals on your behalf, to track the results of such invitation referrals, and to confirm qualifying orders attributable to your registered account. Anyone who receives an email invitation to use the website may opt out of receiving such emails in the future by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. We take commercially reasonable steps to implement all opt-out requests promptly, but those who opt out may still receive communications from us as we process the opt-out request, or as required for order processing and other purposes.
We may also use technologies, such as our own cookies, to provide you with personalised online display advertising tailored to your interests. To opt out of our cookies used for this online advertising please email us at email@example.com.
3. RETENTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
All individuals have the right for a timely deletion of personal data.
4. ACCESSING AND UPDATING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION AND PREFERENCES
A. MODIFYING OR DELETING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
If you would like to modify or delete your Personal Information, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with clear instructions about what you would like to be modified or deleted. We will respond to your request promptly.
You have the right to access the information that we hold about you. Please note that any demand for access may be subject to payment of a fee of £10 which covers our costs in providing you with the information requested. Should you wish to receive details that we hold about you please contact us using the contact details under Section 8 below.
B. CHANGING YOUR SUBSCRIPTION PREFERENCES
If you tell us that you do not want us to use your Personal Information to contact you, SM GARDEN SHEDS will respect your wishes. If you are a registered user, you may change your preferences to receive or not to receive email or other communications from us by emailing us at email@example.com.
SM GARDENSHEDS may, however, continue to use your Personal Information to contact you to website your account or as otherwise authorised by law. Please note that if you use more than one name or e-mail address when communicating with SM GARDENSHEDS or using the website, you may continue to receive communications from SM GARDEN SHEDS to any name and/or email address not specified in your opt-out request.
5. SECURITY INFORMATION
We take every precaution to protect our users' information.
When you send sensitive information (such as your credit card number) to us via our order form, that information is encrypted and protected with SSL, the current industry-standard encryption protocol. When you are on such an SSL-protected page, a picture of a closed lock appears at the bottom or top of some web browsers. At other times this lock appears open. Another way to tell if you are on a secure page is to look at the address or URL of the page. (Look in the address box or right-click on the page and select "Properties".) These secure SSL-encrypted pages have URLs that start with https:// instead of http://.
If you have any questions about security at our web site, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
6. INTERNATIONAL TRANSFERS OF DATA
The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). It may be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for one of our group companies or for a third party website providers of the company. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing.
You may also wish to contact us by post :
SM GARDENSHEDS, Store More Garden Buildings Limited, Edward Merton House, Park Gate Close, Bredbury Park Way, Stockport, Cheshire SK6 2SZ.
9. LIST OF COOKIES THAT WE COLLECT
If you wish to restrict or block the cookies that we use you can do so in your browser settings by visiting the 'Help' section in your browser. Alternatively visit www.aboutcookies.org for more information.
The association with your shopping cart.
Stores the category info on the page, that allows to display pages more quickly.
The items that you have in the Compare Products list.
Your preferred currency
An encrypted version of your customer id with the store.
An indicator if you are currently logged into the store.
An encrypted version of the customer group you belong to.
Stores the Customer Segment ID
A flag, which indicates whether caching is disabled or not.
You sesssion ID on the server.
Allows guests to edit their orders.
The last category you visited.
The most recent product you have viewed.
Indicates whether a new message has been received.
Indicates whether it is allowed to use cache.
A link to information about your cart and viewing history if you have asked the site.
The ID of any polls you have recently voted in.
Information on what polls you have voted on.
The items that you have recently compared.
Information on products you have emailed to friends.
The store view or language you have selected.
The products that you have recently viewed.
An encrypted list of products added to your Wishlist.
The number of items in your Wishlist.