Privacy & Cookies
1.1. At Ethical Stories Ethical Me, we are committed to protecting and respecting the privacy and security of our customers and site visitors.
1.3. For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is Ethical Stories Ethical Me Limited (Samonshi, Park View Road, Woldingham, Surrey, CR3 7DL).
1.4. We may collect and process the following data about you:
2. IP ADDRESSES AND COOKIES
2.1. We may collect information about your computer, including where available, your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical information about our users' browsing patterns and actions, and does not identify any individual.
2.2. For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to our computer's hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:
2.4. Our four main types of cookies are:
2.5. Further information about cookies can be found at www.aboutcookies.org. Please note that by deleting or disabling future cookies, your user experience may be affected and you might not be able to take advantage of certain functions of our site, and the complete Ethical Stories Ethical Me user experience that we pride ourselves on providing our customers.
3. WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
3.2. All information you provide to us is stored on secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology.
3.3. 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 any unauthorised access.
4. HOW WE MAY USE YOUR DATA
4.1. We may use information held about you in the following ways:
4.1.1. To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer
4.1.2. To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes
4.1.3. To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you us.
4.1.4. To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
4.1.5. To notify you about changes to our service
4.2. If you are an existing customer who has bought from us before, we will contact you electronically with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale to you.
4.3. If you are a new customer, we will contact you by post, email or telephone only if you have consented for us to do so and in the way that you have consented for us to do so
4.4. If you do not want us to use your data in this way for marketing purposes then please let us know by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can accordingly cater to your marketing requirements or remove you altogether from our database.
5. HOW WE MIGHT DISCLOSE YOUR DATA
5.1. We may disclose your data to third parties in the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your data to the prospective seller or buyer.
5.2. If we formally collaborate with a third party for a pop-up or similar event then we may disclose your data to them.
5.3. If we or a substantial proportion of our assets are acquired by a third party, data we hold about you will be one of the transferred assets
5.4. If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation then we may disclose your data. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
6. YOUR RIGHTS
6.1. You have the right tot 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.
6.2. 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 any time by selecting the "unsubscribe" button on any marketing materials which you receive.
6.3. 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.
7. ACCESS TO INFORMATION
7.1. The Act gives you the right tot 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 £15 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.