We, Totem Adornments Limited, are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors.
This Privacy and Cookies Policy (the Policy) (together with our Terms and Conditions and any other documents referred to in these documents) explains how we use any personal information about you (you / your) that we collect when you use the Totem Adornments website and any of other online products, sub-sites and all other websites owned, operated and controlled by us (collectively, the Website). Please read these documents carefully. Defined words used in the Terms and Conditions shall have the same meaning when used in this Policy.
The Website is controlled by us from our offices in the United Kingdom (UK). Personal information collected via the Website is processed in compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 (Act). For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998, we are registered as a data controller (our registration number is [insert registration number]) and our data protection officer is [insert name of data protection officer], available at [insert email address].
If you choose to visit the Website from outside the UK, you do so at your own risk, with the understanding that personal information collected from the Website may be collected, stored and used in a country whose privacy laws may be different and less protective than those of your home country.
Our Website and our Goods are only offered to users aged at least 18 (or the age of majority in your territory of residence). If you are under such age, please do not use our Website or provide personal information through the Website.
In operating the Website, we may collect, store and use the following data about you:
information about your computer and about your visits to, and use of, the Website (including your Internet Protocol (IP) address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation);
information that you provide by filling in forms on the Website, such as when you register for information, sign up for an account or make a purchase; and
A “cookie” is a small text file deposited on your computer’s hard drive when you access a website. Please read the section on cookies below, which sets out details of the cookies used on the Website.
Personal information submitted to us via the Website will be used for the purposes specified in this Policy or at relevant parts of the Website.
We may use your personal information to:
We will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing
We may disclose the personal information that you submit to the Website to any of our employees, officers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes as set out in this Policy.
In addition, we may disclose your personal information:
Except as provided in this Policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.
All information you provide to us is stored, usually within the UK or other parts of the European Economic Area (EEA), on secure servers hosted by us or third parties providing hosting or other services for us.
The information that we collect from you may be stored at, transferred to or processed in any of the countries in which we operate, including a destination outside of the European Economic Area (EEA), in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this Policy.
Information which you provide may be transferred to countries (including the United States) which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the EEA. By using the Website, you expressly authorise the export of your personal information (including sensitive personal information, if any), outside of the EEA and to such countries, strictly in accordance with this Policy.
We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password and firewall protected) servers.
Unfortunately, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet. You acknowledge and accept that, despite our efforts to protect your personal information, there is a risk that others may try to intercept the personal information you provide to us. Transmission of your information is entirely at your own risk.
The Data Protection Act 1998 gives you the right to know whether we hold information about you, and also to access that information and require it to be corrected if it is inaccurate. To request access to your information, or if you wish to be removed from our database at any time, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Provision of such information may be subject to:
We may withhold such personal information to the extent permitted by law.
Anyone subscribing to receive information from Totem Adornments can unsubscribe from receiving such information at any time, either by following the unsubscribe instructions sent with all electronic communications, or by e-mailing email@example.com.
The Website contains links to other websites. These third party websites should have their own privacy policies which you should check before you submit any personal data. We are not responsible and do not accept any liability for the privacy practices or content of such websites.
Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.
If you have any questions about this Policy or our treatment of your personal information, please write to us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cookies are widely used to allow online and mobile sites to function efficiently and are often small text files that (depending on your browser settings) are deposited on your computer, mobile phone, tablet or other device when you visit a site. The cookies may be sent back to that site when you visit again, and may then be used by the server to identify and track your use of the Website.
This page describes what information they gather, how we use that information and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. It also explains how you can prevent these cookies from being stored; however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the site’s functionality.
For more general information on cookies see: www.allaboutcookies.org.uk.
We may use both “session” cookies and “persistent” cookies on the website. We will use the session cookies to keep track of you whilst you navigate the website. We will use the persistent cookies to enable our website to recognise you when you visit. Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.
Here are the cookies we use on the Website and details of what each of the cookies is used for:
|Cookie name||Cookie type and duration||Purpose|
|PHPSESSID||Persistent. 5 days.||This cookie is essential for operation of the site. It identifies the current session of the site visitor.|
|p_m||Persistent. 5 days.||This cookie is set when the visitor has logged into the shop system. It is essential for operation of the shop.|
|_cfduid||Persistent. 1 year.||This cookie is set by Content Delivery Network and web firewall, Cloudflare. Is it strictly necessary for site security operations.|
|Persistent. 2 years / 5 minutes.||These cookies are set by Google Analytics. When a user visits the Website, these cookies are used to distinguish unique users, sessions and visits.The information they record helps us to measure how visitors use the Website. We use the information they provide to help improve the Website.|
|Persistent. 10 years/1 year/1 month/1 day/1 hour.||These cookies are set by Gauges Analytics. These cookies are also used to measure how visitors use the Website in order for us to improve it.|
|Session/Persistent. 30 minutes/1 year.||These cookies are set by Piwik Analytics. These cookies are also used to measure how visitors use the Website in order for us to improve it.|
Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies. Each browser is different, so check the ‘Help’ menu of your particular browser (or your mobile phone’s handset manual) to learn how to change your cookie preferences. Many browsers have universal privacy settings for you to choose from.
Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of the Website and many other websites that you visit too. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this Website.
Further information on rejection and deletion of cookies is provided at www.aboutcookies.org.
This policy was last modified on 13 June 2016.