The Shopping Tree shall process all personal information in accordance with data protection legislation and regulations relating to the processing of personal data and privacy..
The Shopping Tree is responsible as ‘controller’ of personal information for the purposes of those laws.
What personal information do we collect about you?
In order to provide you with our products and the legitimate interests of The Shopping Tree, we may collect personal information about you from our websites, telephone conversations, emails, and written and oral communications. We may, for example, keep a record of your name, address, email address and/or telephone number.
How will we use your personal information?
We will primarily use your personal information to provide our products to you.
We may also use your personal information for one or more of the following purposes:
a) to process purchases and manage your interactions with us;
b) to communicate with you about products you have requested from us: for example, in the event that product you have requested is unavailable; or if there is a query or problem with your requests; or when (in accordance with your preferences) we keep in touch with you about similar products;
c) for record-keeping purposes;
d) to fulfil our legal obligations (for example, where we are required to keep records of transactions or share information with authorities);
e) to improve the quality of our services;
We may also use aggregate information and statistics for the purposes of monitoring website usage in order to help us to develop our website and our services. We may also provide such aggregate information to third parties, but these statistics will not include information that can be used to identify you.
Disclosure of your personal information
In very limited circumstances, we may disclose your personal information to third parties if we are under a legal obligation to do so.
How we protect and keep your personal information
We keep your personal data for no longer than necessary for a lawful purpose, such as processing a purchase (or for a reasonable period after the purchase so that we can process any claim or query).
We will also keep your contact details for as long as we believe you wish to hear from us using those contact details.
The Shopping Tree takes the security of your personal information seriously. The Shopping Tree will attempt to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of your personal information. The Shopping Tree has implemented reasonable administrative, technical and physical measures to protect your personal information.
However, you should be aware that the use of the Internet is not entirely secure and for this reason we cannot guarantee the security or integrity of any personal information which is transferred from you or to you via the Internet. We are not responsible for the contents or policies of external websites and recommend that you check the privacy and security policies and procedures of every website that you use and submit your personal details to.
Access to your personal information and updating and correcting your personal information
You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
We want to ensure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. If any of the information that you have provided to us changes, for example if you change your email address or name, please amend your details by contacting @ email@example.com
You may ask us, or we may ask you, to correct information you or we think is inaccurate, and you may also ask us to remove information which is inaccurate or unnecessary. You have various other rights including the right to object to or restrict certain types of data processing, to withdraw consent where you have given it, to ask us to transfer your data to a third party, and to raise any concerns with the Information Commissioner.
Social media followers
Interaction on social media
If you follow one of our social media accounts, we receive basic personal data about you according to your profile: your account name, gender, general interests, location, age. You may also communicate with us directly and provide content in this way. Our legal basis for processing this data is our legitimate interest in providing social media and marketing content that is of interest to our followers on social media.
This personal data will be used within the terms and functionality of the social media sites.
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