Effective: February 24, 2009
What Personally Identifiable Information Do We Collect?
Registration. If you wish to register at sizzix.co.uk, we just ask for your E-mail Address.
Once you are a registered user you can update your profile and may elect to provide additional information.
Forms and Purchases. We also use various forms for listing, selling, purchasing and returning products offered on our Site. We may collect, depending on the form, your contact information (i.e., your mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, product destination information and necessary financial/billing information (e.g., your credit card number)). Contact information is used to process a sale. We use third parties to accept and process credit card payments for purchases of products on our Site.
Special Competitions or Promotions. We may occasionally present a special contest or promotion that is sponsored by another company. To qualify for entry in such contest or promotion, we may ask you to provide personal information. If we plan to share your personal information with the sponsor(s) or with others, we will provide a statement to that effect in the contest or promotion terms.
IP Address. An Internet Protocol ("IP") address is a unique string of numbers that is assigned to your computer by your Internet Service Provider. Web servers automatically identify your computer by its IP address. We will use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Site. Your IP address also may be used to gather broad demographic information.
If you send us personal correspondence, such as e-mails or letters, we may collect such information into a file specific to you. We use return e-mail addresses to answer the e-mail we receive. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.
How Do We Use Your Personally Identifiable Information?
Customized experience. We gather your personally identifiable information to provide you with a customized experience on our Site. Your personally identifiable information helps us tailor the content, services, goods and advertising to your current and future needs.
E-mail. If you register with our Site, from time to time, we may send you e-mail messages informing you of our products and services and also third party products and services we believe may be of interest to you, such as new features and services, special offers and updated information. Our newsletters (see below) may contain code that enables our database to track your usage of the newsletters, including whether the e-mail was opened and/or what links (if any) were clicked. We will combine such information with other information we have about you and may use this information to improve your experience with our Site and/or provide customized e-mail communications to you.
With Whom Do We Share Your Personally Identifiable Information?
We may gather demographic information from you (for example, your age, education level or household income) from time to time. We will not share such information with any other person or entity in a manner that identifies you as an individual, unless we let you know that at the time of collection or we have your permission. When we share demographic information with third parties, we will give them aggregate information only. Your credit card number is not disclosed in the aggregate at all.
As we develop our business, we may buy or sell assets, and depending upon the transaction, your personally identifiable information may be one of the transferred assets. In the event that we are acquired by another company, your personal information may be part of the assets transferred to the acquiring party.
What Are Your Options To Control The Use Of Your Personally Identifiable Information?
Our Web site has been designed to provide you with choice and control relative to receiving communications from us.
We collect personal information about you (your name, address, phone number, e-mail address, credit card number) during the checkout process to enable us to fill and ship your order and contact you in the event that we have specific questions about your order.
Should you desire to receive other information from us via postal mail such as, promotional materials and catalogues ("Materials") you may request that such Materials are sent. Thereafter, you will be added to our mailing list and could receive additional Materials in addition to those you specifically requested. Should you wish to be removed from our print mailing list you may request removal by sending e-mail to Customer Services.
Our Site offers you the option to subscribe to e-mail newsletter(s). Your subscription will be in effect until you unsubscribe. You may unsubscribe via the link provided in each newsletter you receive. Alternatively, you may ask to be unsubscribed by sending an e-mail to Customer Services.
Correcting, Updating And Removing Personal Information.
If a user's personal information changes or is incorrect, please contact us so that we can maintain the accuracy and completeness of this information. In the event that you decide to provide personal information and later wish to have us remove this personal information, please contact us by sending an e-mail to Customer Services. We will remove this information immediately.
To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.
What About Children's Personally Identifiable Information?
Our site is not directed to children under the age of 13. We assume products purchased through credit card means are purchased by adults or minors supervised by a parent or guardian.
What Else Should You Know About Your Privacy?
Security. We have security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. These security measures include a firewall to prevent unauthorized access to our systems and maintenance of registration information in a separate database. Although we will exercise reasonable care in providing secure transmission of information between your computer and our servers, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information transmitted to us over the Internet and we accept no liability for any unintentional disclosure. We will protect the transmission of credit card information through industry standard, SSL (secure socket layer) encryption.
We will display the first four digits and the last four digits of your credit card number when confirming an order and will transmit the entire number to the appropriate credit card company when processing your order.