If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to us at the address shown at the bottom of this policy or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
The Curved Door Store Ltd (www.curveddoorstore.co.uk) may change this policy at any time by updating this page. You should check this from time-to-time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1 January 2016.
Privacy Statement – What we do with your Information!
When you purchase something from our store, as part of the buying and selling process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address.
When you browse our store, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.
Email marketing (if applicable): With your permission, we may send you E-Mails about our store, new products and other updates.
We may collect the following information:
- Login Details to our website, e.g. email address, password, company name (where relevant)
- Your contact information, including email address, billing address, delivery address, name and telephone/mobile number
- Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
- Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
By using our website you consent to us collecting and using this information.
How is Information Used?
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
- To send you an order confirmation
- To process your order and co-ordinate delivery
- To arrange to send you any products or materials ordered
- To contact you should there be any problems or queries with your order
- Internal record keeping
- We may use the information to improve our products and services
- We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided
- From time-to-time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, telephone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online and we never sell any information to third parties. We will only provide information to a third party, who will also keep your details secure, when it is necessary for processing your order and facilitating delivery.
How do you get my consent?
When you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.
If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.
How do I withdraw my consent?
If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at anytime, by contacting us at email@example.com or mailing us at: Curved Door Store Ltd Block 3 Methley Rd. Ind. Est. 16 Methley Road Castleford West Yorkshire WF10 1LX United Kingdom
Data Protection Act
The UK Data Protection Act 1998 requires us to follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of the information which you have given us. If you would like to learn more about Data Protection then please contact the government for more information, their link is: https://ico.org.uk/
Curved Door Store will never disclose information about you to third parties, except to fulfil your specific orders, we use third party companies, e.g. carrier companies for deliveries. These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes.
We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.
Curved Door Store will never sell or rent your details to other third parties.
Your data is stored through Shopify’s data storage, databases and the general Shopify application. They store your data on a secure server behind a firewall.
Card transactions are processed using a secure gateway. Our website theme is supported by Shopify and Shopify provides us with a SSL certificate namely Shopify Secure with a lock symbol as denoted by the security badge on our website. Your payments are therefore protected.
Shopify - Payments
Our store is hosted on Shopify Inc. They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you.
If you choose a direct payment gateway to complete your purchase, then Shopify stores your credit card data. It is encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Your purchase transaction data is stored only as long as is necessary to complete your purchase transaction. After that is complete, your purchase transaction information is deleted.
All direct payment gateways adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.
PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.
For more insight, you may also want to read Shopify’s Terms of Service or their Privacy Statement.
Your privacy is extremely important to us at the Curved Door Store Ltd. If you have any queries about the privacy statement, the practices of this site or your dealings with us, please contact us and let us know.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customers’ needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
What are Cookies?
For almost any modern website to work properly, it needs to collect certain basic information on its users. To do this, this website will create files known as cookies, which are small text files, on its users’ computers or devices.
Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. For instance, cookies are used to remember your preferences on our website, to remember your user ID (if you have signed up) so you do not have to re-enter all your details each time you visit and to help you navigate between pages more efficiently.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
However, protecting our clients is part of our business as an online retailer and protecting your information is no exception.
This means that any cookies used on our website will not contain personally identifiable information about you.
Furthermore, we do not have access to your personal information outside the information you have provided with your consent to set up your user account.
Cookies likely to be deemed essential are those used for the shopping basket and checkout, those that provide security for online banking services and those that help ensure that your page loads quickly by distributing the workload.
Session cookies that are deleted after each visit.
Persistent cookies that remain in place across multiple visits to our website.
We do not use third party cookies that are used by other companies.
Accepting or Blocking Cookies
Here is a list of cookies that we use. We’ve listed them here so you that you can choose if you want to opt-out of cookies or not.
- _session_id, unique token, sessional, Allows Shopify to store information about your session (referrer, landing page, etc).
- _shopify_visit, no data held, Persistent for 30 minutes from the last visit, Used by our website provider’s internal stats tracker to record the number of visits
- _shopify_uniq, no data held, expires midnight (relative to the visitor) of the next day, Counts the number of visits to a store by a single customer.
- cart, unique token, persistent for 2 weeks, Stores information about the contents of your cart.
- _secure_session_id, unique token, sessional
- storefront_digest, unique token, indefinite If the shop has a password, this is used to determine if the current visitor has access.
You can block any cookies from any website through your browser settings. For more information about how to disable cookies in your browser please visit the ‘about cookies website’, (www.allaboutcookies.org/index.html). (For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking ‘tools’, ‘internet options’, ‘privacy’ and selecting ‘block all cookies’, using the sliding selector.
In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us.
However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.
For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers.
In particular, remember that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.
As an example, if you are located in Canada and your transaction is processed by a payment gateway located in the United Kingdom, then your personal information used in completing that transaction may be subject to disclosure under United Kingdom legislation.
Security - Shopify
To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.
If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with a AES-256 encryption. Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards.
Age of Consent
By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
- If you do not wish to receive direct marketing or promotional material from us please write to us at the address at the bottom of this policy or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to us at the address at the bottom of this policy or emailing us at email@example.com
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to CurvedDoorStore.co.uk at the address below.
The CurvedDoorStore.co.uk is Registered as Curved Door Store in England and Wales; Registration no. is: 09913366
Office Address: Block 3 Methley Rd. Ind. Est. 16 Methley Road Castleford West Yorkshire WF10 1LX
If our store is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to sell products to you.
Is Shopify PCI compliant?
Yes, Shopify is certified Level 1 PCI DSS compliant. This compliance extends to all online stores powered by Shopify.
The following is an extract from Shopify:
'We are very serious about securely hosting your online store and have invested significant time and money to certify our solution is PCI compliant. From annual on-site assessments validating compliance to continuous risk management, we work really hard to ensure our shopping cart software and ecommerce hosting is secure.
Shopify is certified PCI compliant and can be found on Visa's and MasterCard's lists.
For additional information on PCI Compliance, visit the PCI Compliance Guide website.
Questions and Contact Information
If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact our Privacy Compliance Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail at Curved Door Store Ltd at the address below:
Paul Dixon Block 3 Methley Rd. Ind. Est. 16 Methley Road Castleford W Yorkshire WK10 1LX United Kingdom
Tel: 01977 277 280