Privacy Policy

1. What do we do with your information?

When you visit and/or use our Platform or contact us, we may collect the following information:

  • Personal Information that you choose to share with us when you register for an account, subscribe to emails, newsletters and alerts and which you provide to us when using our services, including information entered into our booking platform and included in your comments, reviews or survey responses. In the course of making a booking or submitting reviews, you might voluntarily provide us with sensitive personal data if relevant to the service that you are requesting or reviewing.
  • Where you are utilising our online payment facility, we may store (via ourselves or our appointed payment processor) your credit and debit card details on a secure encrypted basis.
  • If you choose to communicate with us (for example, through the Platform, email, telephone, SMS, or social media) we will record the fact that you have contacted us and may retain the content of your communication, together with your contact details and our responses.
  • Information about your visits to and use of the Platform, such as information about the device and browser you are using, your IP address and location, your identifier for advertisers (IDFA), the date and time that you visited, the duration of your visit, the referral source and website navigation paths of your visit and your interactions on the Platform. Please see the cookies section of this Privacy Policy for further information on the purposes for which we collect and use this information.

It is important that all the Personal Information you give us when you register as a user or otherwise when you use the Platform is correct and accurate. This includes, by way of example only, ensuring that we have your correct contact (including email) details at all times.

If you plan to submit someone else’s Personal Information to us, for instance when making a booking on their behalf, you should only provide us with that third party’s details with their consent and after they have been given access to information about how we will use their details, including the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy.

Protecting your personal information

The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. So, whilst we will do our best to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Platform. Any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your Personal Information we will use strict procedures and security features in relation to that data.

Social Media and User Generated Content

Some of our Platforms allow users to submit their own content. Please remember that any content submitted to one of our Platforms can be viewed by the public, and you should be cautious about providing certain personal information e.g. financial information or address details via these Platforms. We are not responsible for any actions taken by other individuals if you post personal information on one of our social media platforms, e.g. Facebook or Instagram. Please also refer to the respective privacy & cookie policies of the social media platforms you are using.

2. Consent?

How do we get your 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 info@katieleamon.com or writing to us at: Katie Leamon Ltd, Unit 302 Autumn Street Studios, 451 Wick Lane, London, E3 2TB, or unsubscribing from our mailing list.

3. Disclosure

We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.

4.Wordpress

Our retail store is hosted on WordPress. They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you.

Your data is stored through WordPresses data storage, databases and the general WordPress application. They store your data on a secure server behind a firewall.

Retail payment

If you choose a direct payment gateway to complete your purchase, then WordPress 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 WordPress Terms of Service (https://en-gb.wordpress.com/tos/) or Privacy Policy (https://en-gb.wordpress.org/about/privacy/).

5. Wholesale Customers

For customers with a wholesale account we collect and store data from you that is vital to our business relationship. On opening an account with us you will provide us with contact information including address, email, phone numbers as well as account information including credit card and bank details.

Please be assured we take every step to keep this information safe and secure on our wholesale and accounting platforms; KashFlow and Handshake. They are both secure and trusted business providers, but we recommend you read over their third party privacy policies here.

https://www.handshake.com/legal/privacy_policy

https://www.kashflow.com/privacy-policy/

Please be aware you are able to access, amend or update your information at any time, and can do so by contacting wholesale@katieleamon.com or logging into your account. Should you close your account with us, we reserve the right to hold your contact details for up to five years from your last order.

6.. Third Party Services

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.

Once you leave our store’s website or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy or our website’s Terms of Service.

PayPal Transactions

Please note that all PayPal transactions are subject to the PayPal Privacy Policy which can be found here: www.paypal.com/uk/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full. Please ensure that you are happy with the terms of the PayPal Privacy Policy if you wish to use PayPal to complete any transactions through the Platform.

Links

When you click on links on our store, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.

7. Security

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.

8. Cookies

By using the website you consent to the usage of data captured by the use of cookies. Cookies allow us to do multiple things to enhance and improve your browsing experience on our website. If you wish to turn them off please adjust your browser settings.

We use Cookies to track visitors to our website, these details are in no way perusal or identifiable details and will never be shared. Our cookies are for the sole purpose of improving the performance of our website for you.

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 WordPress 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.

What can I do to change my Cookies preferences?

Please find below a number of ways in which you can manage your Cookie preferences online. Please also refer to the privacy & cookie policies of the relevant third party for more information.

  • Most browsers and devices allow you to remove tracking technologies and/or block new tracking technologies being set. To turn off tracking technologies, look at the “help” menu on your browser, or visit your device settings. However, please note, that (a) this may not be effective for all tracking technologies and (b) switching off tracking technologies may restrict your use of the Sites and/or delay or affect the way in which they operate.
  • AdChoices is a self-regulatory program that encourages online advertising platforms to include an advertising option icon on any ads or webpages where data is collected and used for behavioural advertising. Find out more here: www.youradchoices.com/control.
  • Use your mobile device settings to configure your advertising preferences.
  • Visit Your Online Choices here to opt out of various interest based advertising www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/.
  • Hotjar: You may opt-out from having Hotjar collect your information at any time here: www.hotjar.com/legal/compliance/opt-out.
  • Google Analytics: If you prefer to not have data reported by Google Analytics, you can install the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-On by following the instructions here: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. You may opt out of Google’s use of Cookies by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page here www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads/.
  • Facebook Ads: You can control how Facebook uses data to show you ads by turning off ads which may be based on interests and / or your relationship with specific advertisers, in your ad preference settings. For further information, please visit the various Facebook pages which allow you to learn more about Facebook ads and Cookies and to update your settings:

Please note that where you have opted out of receiving our email marketing communications via the methods described above under the section Withdrawing consent or otherwise objecting to direct marketing, you may still see our non-targeted adverts whilst you are online, if your interests settings on Facebook are aligned to an audience segment (pre-defined by Facebook) which our business is also associated with. We do not control whether these ads are displayed to you.

  • In the case of third parties not specified in this section, please consult their relevant privacy & cookies policy to find out more about adverts displayed to you whilst you are online and how you can opt-out.

9. Age of consent

By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in country of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your country of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.

10.Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.

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.

Retention

We retain your Personal Information for as long as is required to fulfil the activities set out in this Privacy Policy, otherwise communicated to you or for as long as is permitted by applicable law.

11. 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 ruairi@katieleamon.com or by post at FAO Ruairi, Unit 302 Autumn Street Studios, 451 Wick Lane, London, E3 2TB.