This policy explains how we may collect information about you and then use it in order to improve our services. It also outlines the security measures we take in order to protect your privacy and gives certain assurances on things that we will not do.
When you register on Shopping Spy as an individual, we collect your name, e-mail address, your year of birth and country of residence. We also ask you about your shopping preferences.
Use of information
We will use personal information about you for a number of purposes, including:
monitor customer traffic patterns and site use which enables us to improve the service we provide
• to help us to administer accounts and services which we offer
• to help detect fraud or loss
• to write to you via electronic mail in the form of an e-newsletter.
To change the personal details we hold about you click here click here
Disclosure of information: We do not sell or disclose your personal information to other companies without your prior consent. If you do not wish to receive the members' newsletter, please click here.
Protection of information
We maintain strict security measures in order to protect personal information. This includes following certain procedures, for example encrypting data on our websites and in order to ensure compliance with all applicable legal requirements.
The internet If you communicate with us via the Internet then we may occasionally use email to contact you about our services and products. When you first provide personal information to our website we will normally give you the opportunity to indicate whether you would prefer us not to contact you in this way. However, you can always send us an email at any time to change your preferences.
Apart from your username, none of this information will be made public on the site. Your username will be shown when you leave a review.
Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored on your computer's hard drive by your browser. These allow us to store your account information and provide features to make browsing on our website easier. Most browsers allow the cookie function to be turned off. If you want to know how to do this look at the help menu on your browser.
Website functionality cookies
These cookies enable you to browse the website and use our features such as shopping baskets and wish lists
Website analytics cookies
We use these cookies to measure and analyse how our customers use the website. This allows us to continuously improve our website and your shopping experience.
Customer preference cookies
When browsing or shopping online, the website will remember preferences you make (for example your user name, language or location). This makes your browsing experience simpler, easier and more personal to you.
Targeting cookies or advertising cookies
These cookies are used to deliver adverts relevant to you. In addition, they limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as helping us measure the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns.
By using our website you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device and access them when you visit the site in the future.
If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the help and support area on your internet browser for instructions on how to locate the file or directory that stores cookies.
Information on deleting or controlling cookies is available atwww.AboutCookies.org. Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our site
We may amend this policy from time to time, in which case the amended version will be published on our website. This policy applies to personal information held about individuals. It does not apply to information we hold about companies and other organisations.