Privacy Notice & Cookie Policy

Introduction

Astman Taylor respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data. This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit or make a purchase from the Astman Taylor website (www.astmantaylor.co.uk) (the ‘Site’). 

It is important that you read this privacy notice together with any other privacy notice we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing personal data about you so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data.

It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal data changes during your relationship with us.

Personal Information We Collect 

When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically collected information as ‘Device Information’. 

We collect Device Information using the following technologies: 

• ‘Cookies’ are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org. 

• ‘Log files’ track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps. 

• ‘Web beacons’, ‘tags’, and ‘pixels’ are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site. 

Additionally, when you make a purchase or attempt to make a purchase through the Site, we collect certain information from you, including your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information (including credit card numbers, email address, and phone number). Details about payments to and from you and other details of products you have purchased from us. We refer to this information as ‘Order Information’. 

We also collect Marketing and Communications Data including your preferences in receiving marketing from us and our third parties and your communication preferences. We refer to this information as ‘Marketing Information’. 

We also collect information via direct interactions. You may give us your details by corresponding with us by phone, email or otherwise. We refer to this information as ‘Direct Interaction Information’. 

When we talk about ‘Personal Information’ in this Privacy Policy, we are talking about Device Information, Order Information, Marketing Information and Direct Interaction Information. 

We do not collect any Special Categories of Personal Data about you (this includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, political opinions, information about your health and genetic and biometric data). Nor do we collect any information about criminal convictions and offences.

This website is not intended for children and we do not knowingly collect data relating to children.

If you fail to provide personal data where we need to collect personal data by law, or under the terms of a contract we have with you and you fail to provide that data when requested, we may not be able to perform the contract we have or are trying to enter into with you. 

Our website may include, at times, links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.


How Do We Use Your Personal Information? 

We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. We use the Order Information that we collect generally to fulfil any orders placed through the Site (including processing your payment information, arranging for shipping, and providing you with invoices and/or order confirmations). Additionally, we use this Order Information to: 

• Communicate with you; 
• Screen our orders for potential risk or fraud;
• comply with a legal or regulatory obligation: and 
• When in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information or advertising relating to our products or services.

We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns). 


Sharing Your Personal Information 

We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above. For example, we use WooCommerce to power our online store, you can read more about how WooCommerce uses your Personal Information here: https://automattic.com/privacy/


We also use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site, you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here:

https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a witness summons / subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights. 



Behavioural Advertising 

As described above, we use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you. For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.
 
You can opt out of targeted advertising by using the links below: 

• Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads
• Google: https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous 
• Bing: https://advertise.bingads.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/policies/personalized-ads


Additionally, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at: http://optout.aboutads.info/


Do Not Track 

Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser. 



Your Rights 

If you are a UK or European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us via email info@astmantaylor.co.uk or phone 07780 607360. 

Additionally, if you are a UK or European resident, we note that we are processing your information in order to fulfil contracts we might have with you (for example if you make an order through the Site), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above. Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of the UK and Europe, including to Canada and the United States. 



Data Retention 

When you place an order through the Site, we will maintain your Order Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information. 

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. 

To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.

Details of retention periods for different aspects of your personal data are available in our retention policy which you can request from us by contacting us (info@astmantaylor.co.uk).

Your Legal Rights

Under certain circumstances, you have rights under data protection laws in relation to your personal data. If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please contact us (info@astmantaylor.co.uk). 
 
Access to Personal Data We Hold for You
You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights) that we hold for you. However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with your request in these circumstances.

What We May Need from You
We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response.

Time Limit to Respond
We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Occasionally it may take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you and keep you updated. 


Changes 
We may update this Privacy Notice and Cookie Policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. 



Contact Us 

For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by email at info@astmantaylor.co.uk phone 07780 607360 or mail at the address provided below: 

Privacy Compliance Officer
Astman Taylor Ltd
19 The Abbey
Romsey
SO51 8EN