Cookies are in place for visitors to http://www.farahqureshi.co.uk.  The policy clarifies how we use cookies.  In this policy “we” and “our” refers to Farah Qureshi, the owner of the business and website.

Cookies are small text files which are on its users’ computers.  These cookies are created to allow the website to recognise its users, or to authorise other affiliated websites to recognise these users for a specific purpose.  Most modern websites need to collect basic data.

Cookies have a variety of roles to make your experience easier and more interactive.  One example would be to remember your preferences, user ID and contents of shopping basket.  Cookies also help with navigation.  Some of the information gathered is to understand browsing patterns and location to improve the site.  Certain websites may also contain images called “web bacons”, which collect data such as, cookie number, timestamp and record of page, in which they are placed.  This particular data does not carry personal information.

Cookies are classified as personal data, we value customer data and ensure that the information gathered is is protected and only used to help understand how the website is being used and to remember regular visitors.

Google analytics, a third-party service, is currently used to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns.  We do this to understand the number of visitors, to the various parts of the site.  This is processed in an anonymous way and the visitor’s privacy is in place.  No attempt is made to find out the identities of those visitors.

Any information collected through newsletter subscriptions is used for a couple of reasons the first is to inform you of events, special offers, New collections, latest news etc.  We will contact you if we require further information, to check our records and to check that you are happy with the service.  We do not pass on any information to other businesses.  We currently use Constant Contact to deliver information.  We collect data on the e-mail open rate and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our newsletters.  For further information please refer to Constant Contacts privacy notice.  You can unsubscribe to general mailing at any time, by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our e-mails.

When you make a purchase directly or on-line your name, address, e-mail and contact number will be stored in our system.  You may of course make a purchase without supplying the aforementioned personal data.  Please be assured that we do not share your personal details with any other company, without your consent.

You are entitled to view, amend or delete the personal information that we hold.  Please contact farah@farahqureshi.co.uk for further information.

 

The policy will be reviewed on an annual basis and was first created on the 17th August 2018.