Links to other websites
Our website includes links to third party websites. We cannot verify the content or privacy policies of third party websites.
Data collection and usage
We collect the personal data that you may volunteer while using our services. We use this data for customer administration and marketing. We store names, addresses, telephone numbers, fax numbers and email addresses. We do not collect or use personal data for any purpose other than that indicated above. We will not sell or provide your personal data to third parties allowing them to use your personal data for their own purposes.
We may use ‘cookies’, small text files, to help us provide you with a more personal experience when visiting this website. Your internet browser can be set to reject cookies or warn you before a cookie is stored. When you visit this website to browse or download information, we may collect and store information such as your IP address, the domain name and host that you have used to access our site. This information together with dates and times of access is used by us for internal analysis in order to improve our website and its features. The information collected is used solely for internal review and not shared with other organisations for commercial purposes. This information is periodically deleted.
Credit and debit card information
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act
This website is directed at adults: it is not directed to children under the age of 13. We operate our site in compliance with the Act, and do not knowingly collect or use personal information from children under the age of 13. We strongly recommend that parents take an active role in supervising the online activity of their children.
Agreeing to terms
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
· contact information including email address
· demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
· other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
For the exhaustive list of cookies we collect see the List of cookies we collect section.
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
· Internal record keeping.
· We may use the information to improve our products and services.
· We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
· From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or post. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. However, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over other websites. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
· whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
· if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee may be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Chimney Choice, 290 Moston Lane, Manchester. M40 9WB, United Kingdom.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
List of cookies we collect
The association with your shopping cart.
Stores the category info on the page, that allows us to display pages more quickly.
The items that you have in the Compare Products list.
Your preferred currency.
An encrypted version of your customer ID with the store.
An indicator if you are currently logged into the store.
An encrypted version of the customer group you belong to.
Stores the Customer Segment ID.
A flag, which indicates whether caching is disabled or not.
Your session ID on the server.
Allows guests to edit their orders.
The last category you visited.
The most recent product you have viewed.
Indicates whether a new message has been received.
Indicates whether it is allowed to use cache.
A link to information about your cart and viewing history if you have asked the site.
The ID of any polls you have recently voted on.
Information on what polls you have voted on.