Privacy and Data
This website is provided by Winchester Garden Machinery Ltd hereafter referred as “our Company”
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is Winchester Garden Machinery Ltd of Fair Lane Off Alresford Road Winchester Hampshire SO21 1HF. The data controller is registered with the UK Information Commissioner, registration number ZA130507.
Information we may collect from you
Our Company may collect and process the following data about you:
- Personal identification information
We may collect personal identification information (also referred to as personal data) from Users in avariety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our Site,subscribe to the newsletter, fill out a form, and in connection with otheractivities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users can always refuse to supply personal identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.
- Non-personal identification information
We may automatically collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.
- Web browser cookies
How we use collected information
Our Company may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:
- To improve customer service
Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
- To personalize user experience
We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.
- To improve our Site and our services
We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services. We may also use your personal data to obtain details about website statistics and traffic to our Site, to improve the overall running of our Site.
- To run a promotion, contest, survey or other Site feature
To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them. We may also use social plugins to give you an even better experience of our Site.
- To send periodic emails
We may use the email address to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests.
- To send promotional emails
We may send Users emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. We will only do this if the User has opted in to receiving such communications or where the communications are in respect of similar products and services only. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or User may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- To send other promotional materials
We may also contact Users with promotional information through other means where doing so is lawful (for example, we may send Users text messages where they have opted in). If you do not wish to receive such communications, please email us at email@example.com.
How we store your personal information
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. 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.
How we protect your information
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.
Sharing your personal information
We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.
Third party websites
Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website's own terms and policies.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at .
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. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.
Your acceptance of these terms
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
Off Alresford Road
This website is provided by Winchester Garden Machinery Ltd hereafter referred to as “Our Company”
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.
In many cases, the information we collect using cookies and other tools is only used in a non-identifiable way, without reference to Personal Information. For example, we use information we collect about website users to optimize our websites and to understand website traffic patterns.
We collect many different types of information from cookies and other technologies. For example, we may collect information about the device you use to access our website, your operating system type, browser type, domain, and other system settings, as well as the language your system uses and the country and time zone where your device is located. Our server logs also may record the IP address or derivative of the device you use to connect to the Internet. An IP address is a unique identifier that devices used to identify and communicate with each other on the Internet. We may also collect information about the website you were visiting before you came to this website and the website you visit after you leave our site.
The Different Cookies we use
These cookies are the minimum required for the site to function correctly. For example, we use mandatory cookies when you place an order through our website or when you access information about a product through our website.
Preference and Analytics Cookies
These cookies are used to improve your browsing experience.
Preference cookies are used to allow our site to work properly. For example, we use preference cookies to remember your language preferences or any other choices you make.
Analytics cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site, such as the pages visitors go to most often and where they have come to the site from. This information is only used to improve how our site works.This website will also:
- Make sure the website looks consistent
- Capture website usage to further improve experience
This website will also allow you to connect with social networks like Facebook and Twitter. For example, allow you to link to our website or display products and services which are available on our website.
Social media cookies are set by organisations such as Facebook and YouTube. They record information such as the number of times a video has been played or allow you to share a link. You should check with the provider website's privacy terms, cookies policy and your own privacy settings with them.
Modify Cookie Settings
You can modify your cookie settings via the link above. However, blocking cookies may limit website functionality and access to parts of our website.
This document was last updated on: 30/09/2016