Privacy Policy

Chi Chi Cards UK ("We") are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy (together with our terms and conditions  and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.  Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. We keep certain basic information when you visit our website and recognise the importance of keeping that information secure and letting you know what we will do with it.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is Chi Chi Cards UK of Stockton-On-Tees, UK.

This policy only applies to our site. If you leave our site via a link or otherwise, you will be subject to the policy of that website provider. We have no control over that policy or the terms of the website and you should check their policy before continuing to access the site.

 

Information we may collect from you

We may collect and process the following data about you:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site www.chichicards.co.uk (our site). This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site, creating and order, subscribing to our newsletter or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our site.
  • If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.

 

IP addresses and cookies

We only record, where available, the IP address of the computer from which you signed up to our website by creating an account, We will not record details about the operating system and browser type, nor any other technical data, nor will we use this data for any purposes other than potential fraud prevention.It will not be passed on to any third party. This data does not identify any individual and we will not collect personal information in this way.

Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. They help us to display our site with the relevant language and country information. We only use a cookie:

  • To recognise your language and country when you return to our site.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting the site will be displayed with the default language and country settings, which will be English and the United Kingdom.

 

Where we store your personal data

The data that we collect from you may be and stored at a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). It will, however, only be processed by Chi Chi Cards UK staff, operating within the EEA. Such staff maybe engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your order and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Payment transactions are processed via secure payment gateways and therefore no payment details will be held by us. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

 

Uses made of the information

We only use information held about you in the following ways:

  • To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
  • To provide you with information about products which we feel may be of interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
  • To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
  • To notify you about changes to our service.

 

Disclosure of your information

We will never disclose your personal information to any third parties, except for the following:

  • In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
  • If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

 

Your rights

We will never use your personal data for marketing purposes. You will have the ability to subscribe to our Newsletter, and you will have the option to unsubscribe at any time.

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates.  If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.  Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

 

Access to information

The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. There will be no charges for providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

 

Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. However, we advise that you check this page regularly to keep up to date with any necessary changes.

 

Contact

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to chichicards@hotmail.com.