Mindful Gifts is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This policy (together with our terms and conditions of sale www.mindfulgifts.co.uk/terms) and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), we are the data controller.
Information we may collect from you
1 We may collect and process the following data about you:
1.1. information that you provide by filling in forms on our site eg when you register or place an order.
1.2. if you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
1.3. details of transactions you carry out through our site and of the fulfillment of your orders.
1.4. details of your visits to our site and the resources that you access.
2 IP addresses and cookies
2.1. We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
2.2. For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:
2.2.1. to estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
2.2.2. to store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests.
2.2.3. to speed up your searches.
2.2.4. to recognise you when you return to our site.
3 Where we store your personal data
3.2. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
3.3. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
“We do not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any 3rd parties”
4 Uses made of the information
4.1. We use information held about you in the following ways:
4.1.1. to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
4.1.2. to provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
4.1.3. to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
4.1.4. to notify you about changes to our service.
4.2. We may also use your data, or permit selected third parties to use your data, to provide you with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you and we or they may contact you about these by post or telephone or, where you have consented, by electronic means (e-mail or SMS).
4.3. If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please tick the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your data (the order form).
5 Disclosure of your information
5.1. We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
5.1.1. in the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
5.1.2. if we or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
5.2. If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply any of these terms and conditions or to protect our rights, property, or safety of our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
6 Your rights
6.1. You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at 134 Harrison Street, Bloxwich , Walsall, West Midlands, WS3 3HN.
6.2. Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
7 Access to information
The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.