Privacy Policy


1. GENERAL INFORMATION

Minideco Limited is a company registered in England & Wales under Company Registration No. 10216919 and VAT no. 243473020. This privacy policy sets out how Minideco Limited uses and protects information that any user of the website www.minideco.co.uk (further referred as ‘website’ or ‘site’) gives/provides while using this website. In this Privacy Policy, references to ‘you’ mean any person submitting any data to us or the site.

This privacy policy tells you how Minideco Limited uses your personal data when you visit our website, interact with us, and buy our goods and services.

It also tells you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you.

It is important that you read this privacy policy, together with any other privacy policies we may provide, so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data.

This privacy policy was last updated on 23rd of May 2018 and historic versions can be obtained by contacting us.

If you have any questions, or would like to exercise your privacy rights, please follow the instructions in this privacy policy. See How to contact Minideco about privacy below.

Our website at minideco.co.uk sells room decor and toys, however this website is not intended to be used by children and we do not knowingly collect data relating to children.

Minideco Limited is the data controller responsible for this website and any handling of personal data carried out by or on behalf of Minideco Limited.


2. PRIVACY PROTECTION

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected at all times. Data protection and your privacy is very important to us, therefore any information that you provide will be handled in accordance with this Privacy Policy and the  General Data Protection Regulation. We will only collect information where it is necessary for us to do so. Any information collected will be only relevant to our dealings with you.


3. POLICY CHANGES

We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page and so you should check it regularly to ensure that you are happy with any changes.


4. DATA COLLECTION & DATA DISCLOSURE

When you browse our website, we automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.

We may collect the following information about you:

i) Your Title ii) Name iii) Gender iv) Company Name v) Telephone/mobile Number vi) Email Address vii) Postal address viii) Delivery address (if different) ix) payment details x) payment card details or bank account details that you provide. Please see more detailed information below. 

We collect a variety of information about our customers and visitors to the Minideco website. This personal data falls into the following categories:

Identity Data includes title, first name, last name, username or similar identifier and an encrypted version of your login/password. If you interact with us through social media, this may include your social media user name.

Contact Data includes billing address, delivery address, email address and telephone numbers.

Financial Data includes payment card details.

Transaction Data includes details about payments to and from you and other details of products and services you have purchased from us.

Profile Data includes your username and password, purchases or orders made by you, preferences, feedback and survey responses, as well as any profile data which we have added (for example, using analytics and profiling).

Technical Data includes internet protocol (IP) address, your login data, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform and other technology on the devices you use to access this website.

Usage Data includes information about how you use our website, products and services.

Tracking Data includes information we or others collect about you from cookies and similar tracking technologies, such as web beacons, pixels, and mobile identifiers.

Marketing and Communications Data includes your preferences in receiving direct marketing from us and our third parties and your communication preferences.

This information will be taken from you at the time that you make a purchase through our online store, or make contact with us through the contact us page on our online profile. We may also collect some personal information if you decide to register an account on our website.

With your permission, we may send you emails about our store, new products, sales, promotions and other updates. If you prefer not to receive any marketing communication from us, you can opt out at any time.

We may pass your name and address on to a third party in order to make delivery of the product to you (for example to our courier, post or supplier/manufacturer).

We may also share personal data with the following categories third parties: 

We may also share data with third parties to whom we may choose to sell, transfer, or merge parts of our business or our assets. Alternatively, we may seek to acquire other businesses or merge with them. If a change happens to our business, then the new owners may use your personal data in the same way as set out in this privacy policy.

We require all third parties to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law. We do not allow our third-party service providers to use your personal data for their own purposes and only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.

We commit ourselves not to pass your details to any third party for other commercial or marketing purposes that are not under our control or related to our website.

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

Please remember, if you choose not to share personal data with us, or refuse certain contact permissions, we might not be able to provide the products and services you’ve asked for.


5. COLLECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA

We use different methods to collect data from and about you including through:

Direct interactions. You may give us your Identity, Contact and Financial Data by filling in forms or by corresponding with us by post, phone, email or through chat or social media.

This includes personal data you provide when you:

Automated technologies or interactions. As you interact with us, including via the minideco.co.uk website, we may automatically collect Technical Data about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns. We may also collect Tracking Data when you use our website, or when you click on one of our adverts (including those shown on third party websites).

Third parties or publicly available sources. We may receive personal data about you from various types of third parties, including:


6. HOW WE HANDLE YOUR DATA

We use your information for the following reasons:

i) Process any orders you make through our ecommerce platform ii) Improve our products and services iii) For marketing our products and services to you iv) For market research v) where we need to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation. For example, keeping records of our sales for tax compliance. 

We are committed to ensuring that the data you provide is handled securely and have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial processes to safeguard your information. We will only keep your information for as long as we are either required by law or as is relevant for the purposes for which it was collected.


7. COOKIES

Cookies are small files which are placed on your computer's hard drive. Cookies help this website to analyze traffic and visitors and help our site respond to you as an individual.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used on our site and analyze visitor behavior through statistics. Cookies also allow us to save any information you have entered so you don’t have to enter it again next time you visit our site.


8. PLATFORM

Our store is hosted on ShopWired Limited. ShopWired provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you.

Your data is stored within ShopWired’s databases and the general ShopWired application. ShopWired stores your data on secure servers protected by a firewall.

If you choose a direct payment gateway to complete your purchase, then ShopWired encrypts your credit/debit card data when it is sent to the payment gateway's servers to process the transaction. It is encrypted to the standards specified by the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Your card data is not stored.

All direct payment gateways adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard and others.

Minideco Limited uses third party payment processors Stripe and PayPal to process payments made for products and services via the Website.  


9. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

You may encounter a link to an external website page whilst visiting our online store or profile on this website. If the link is to a website that is operated by a third party you should know that we have no control over that website and as such cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of your data or information you provide whilst visiting the site.

When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy policy of every website you visit.

Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for more information.


10. CONTROLLING YOUR INFORMATION

You may request details of personal information that we hold about you under the General Data Protection Regulations. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please contact us at contact@minideco.co.uk. 

If you believe that any information we hold about you is incorrect or incomplete then please write to or email us as soon as possible and we will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect. Please use the contact details stated on our website.

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, or would like to exercise any of your rights, please email us at contact@minideco.co.uk or write to us with your letter addressed to: Minideco Limited, Unit 10, Dainton Storage, Barnstaple, EX311GG, United Kingdom.

If you need help about our products and services, or this website generally, please contact us here.


11. CONSENT

By submitting data to us or using our site, you agree to our use of your data in the sense set out in this Privacy Policy.


12. DISCLOSURE

We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms and Conditions.