Privacy and Cookie Policy

I INTEND TO RELY ON THE TERMS SET OUT HERE. TO PROTECT YOUR OWN INTERESTS PLEASE READ THIS DOCUMENT CAREFULLY.

The following provides details about my Privacy and Cookie Policy.

In short, I treat your privacy seriously and I use the personal information that I collect from you in accordance with this Privacy and Cookie Policy.

The services covered by this policy

This policy only applies to web site located at http://www.carolinegregson.com and all the personal information I collect from this site, but does not apply to the third party companies, individuals, organisations or other websites to which this site links to. These sites operate their own privacy policy. I urge you to read these carefully.

What I mean by personal information

When I refer to personal information in this Policy, I mean information that can identify you as an individual or is capable of doing so and I don't mean general, statistical, aggregated or anonymous information.

Consent

Your use of my services signifies your consent to me collecting and using personal information about you as specified below in accordance with this Policy.

Should I choose to change our Policy for any reason; the changes will be notified via updates on this site.

How I collect information about you

You may provide personal information when communicating with me. (i.e. when you fill out my contact form or send me email).

It may be that some of the personal information you give me is sensitive personal data within the meaning of the Data Protection Act 1998. Any such information ("sensitive information") will only be disclosed with your express consent.

It may be that you provide to me details of credit or debit cards or bank accounts in order to make payments to me. Any such information ("confidential financial information") will be used only for the specific purpose for which it was provided.

How I use your information

I may use your information to confirm that your orders have been received, to validate you when using my services, to prevent and detect criminal activity.

I may use personal information collected about you to contact you by post, phone and electronic mail about functionality changes to my web site, or changes to my terms and conditions.

I may use the information collected about you to contact you by post or phone about new offers and services I provide. I may also contact you by electronic mail for these purposes subject to any preferences selected by you.

I may use personal information collected about you to personalise your visits to my web site and recommend goods or services to you. I may also use the information to help develop the design and layout of my web site to ensure that my site is as useful and enjoyable as possible.

How long do I keep your information

The periods I keep your information can vary according to the use given to the information. Unless there is a specific legal requirement to keep your information. I will not keep it for longer than necessary for the purposes for which the data was collected or for which it is to be further processed.

Disclosing your information to third parties

I reserve the right to access and disclose individually identifiable information to comply with applicable laws and lawful government requests.

Cookies explained

A cookie is a piece of information that is stored on your computer's hard drive by your web browser. On revisiting a site our computer server will recognise the cookie, giving it information about your visit. Any information placed in a cookie by my website is accessible only to my website, and will not be sold or shared with anyone else under any circumstances.

When I use cookies

I use a cookie to store a unique session identifier, which allows my website to maintain web site selections from one page request to the next, and maintain session information from one visit to the next. If you reject the cookie, you may still browse my site. However, your experience may be curtailed.

Cookies also enable me to track and target the interests of my website's end-users to enhance their experience and display products that relate directly to individual preferences. Some of my business partners may also use cookies on my site. I have no access to or control over these cookies.

How you can refuse or opt out of cookies

Most browsers are set by default to accept cookies automatically, but usually you can alter the settings of your browser to prevent automatic acceptance and prompt you every time a cookie is sent to you or to allow you to choose not to receive cookies at all. If you wish to block cookies, please be aware that this website will not function correctly for you.

For further information on cookies and how to manage them you can go to www.allaboutcookies.org

Log Files

I use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer my website, track end-users' movements and gather demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable sites. IP addresses may be used in fraudulent charge investigations.

How you can manage your privacy preferences

If you'd like to stop receiving any direct contact from me, please contact me via email at mail@carolinegregson.com .

How to find out what personal information I hold about you

If you want to know what personal information I hold about you, please write to mail@carolinegregson.com .

If you want specific information, please tell me, because this might speed up my reply. Please also give me any relevant details to help me find the information you're looking for.

This policy is dated as of 15th November2014.