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Privacy Policy

The privacy of our users is important to us and we take care to safeguard it. This policy explains how we use your personal information.

Our privacy policy is regularly reviewed to make sure we continue to serve the privacy interests of our customers. We reserve the right to change and update the privacy policy and these changes will be posted on our web site. We encourage you to visit this page from time to time to ensure you are aware of our any changes we may have made.

If you have any queries concerning your personal information or any questions on our use of the information, please contact sales@allsopandpitts.co.uk

WHO WE ARE

In this Privacy Policy references to "we" and "us" are to Allsop & Pitts, a company incorporated in England (registered number 1045503) and having our registered office at 102, Barton Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 7NY.

WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW

The information we collect via this website may include:

(1) Any personal details you type in and submit, such as name, address, email address, etc.

(2) Data which allows us to recognise you, your preferences and how you use this website. This saves you from re-entering information when you return to the site. This data is collected by cookies from your navigation around the site.

A cookie is a small amount of data which we send to your computer. The data is then stored on your browser or hard disk. Most web browsers can be set to prevent you from receiving new cookies, notify you before accepting cookies or disable cookies altogether. Details about this can normally be found in the Help facility provided with your browser. If you disable cookies, you will not be able to receive personalised facilities. We only use temporary "session cookies" to track your session. The cookies store information only for as long as you are viewing the website. The cookie file does not store your personal information. More information about cookies, including how to block them and/or delete them, can be found at www.aboutcookies.org. If you do not want your visits to our website to be monitored in this way you can opt-out by clicking here.

(3) Your IP address (this is your computer's individual identification number that is assigned to your computer when connected to the Internet) which is automatically logged by our web server. This may be used to anonymously note interest in our website and to identify orders that appear abnormal (i.e. multiple credit card numbers being used) in order to identify the source of fraudulent orders.

(4) Your preferences and use of email updates, recorded by emails we send you (if you select to receive email updates on products and offers).

WHAT WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION

Any personal information we collect from this website will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and other applicable laws. The details we collect will be used to process your order and to provide after-sales service (we may pass your details to another organisation to supply/deliver products or services you have purchased and/or to provide after-sales service).

We would also like to email or post you details of various promotions, goods and services that we can offer you. If you wish to receive these, please tick the box when entering your personal details. We have a firm commitment to protecting your privacy and security as our customer. We are obliged by the Distance Selling Directive, and the Data Protection legislation, and all current Trade and Legal presidents and policies to respect your wishes. You can at any time contact us at the address below and we will opt you out of any aspect of our marketing programme.

Data Protection legislation states that we must ensure that personal data held by us is accurate and up-to-date. Please help us to fulfil this obligation by informing us of any changes in your personal details by contacting us at the address below.

We may use third parties to carry out certain activities, such as processing and sorting data, monitoring how customers use our site and issuing our e-mails for us. Rest assured that third parties will not be allowed to use your personal information for their own purposes.

We reserve the right to cooperate with law enforcement officials in the investigation of alleged unlawful activities of our customers or relating to our customers. We will have no legal liability for such disclosures.

YOUR RIGHTS

(1) You can ask us to update or remove your personal information by emailing djp@allsopandpitts.co.uk or by writing to us at our customer services address in (2) below. However, please note that we may need to keep some personal data in order to process orders or to comply with customer service or after sale obligations.

(2) You also have the right to request a copy of any personal information we hold about you. To do this, simply write to us at the following address, enclosing a cheque for £10 payable to Allsop & Pitts Ltd. to cover our administration costs:-

Allsop and Pitts Ltd, 102 Barton Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 7NY.

Detailed information about your rights under Data Protection legislation can be found on the website of the United Kingdom Information Commissioner, the address of which is (as at the date of this policy) www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk. The telephone number of the Information Commissioner's Office is 01625 545 700.

OTHER WEBSITES

This privacy policy only covers this website. While we carefully select the Web sites to which we link, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these Web sites.