PRIVACY AND COOKIES POLICY
Cecily Vessey may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 24-05-18.
Cecily Vessey is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. When you visit the site we collect information about your device, IP address, time zone, type of web browser, information about products you view & webpages you browse, the website & search terms that referred you to www.cecilyvessey.com. This is referred to as device information. Device information is collected using cookies.
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 setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
If you use the buttons that allow you to share products and content with your friends via social networks like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter etc these companies may set a cookie on your computer memory. For details of social networks privacy policies, see below.
INFORMATION COLLECTED WHEN MAKING PURCHASES
When making purchases from the site we collect the following information from you:
We also collect payment information as stated above. Our shopping cart solutions are powered by Stripe and Paypal. Therefore This payment information includes your credit/debit card number and the email address registered with your Paypal account.
WHAT WE DO WITH THE INFORMATION WE GATHER
We require this information gathered through the site to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
To fill orders placed through the site. Process payments. Invoice customer. Ship orders. Carry out internal record keeping. Screen orders for potential credit card fraud via the Stripe and Paypal cart solutions.
We may use the information to improve our products and services. We may use the information to customise the website according to the products you are interested in.
CONSENT TO COLLECT INFORMATION
Upon providing us with personal information to complete a sale via the site, including placing an order, verifying your credit/debit card, arranging delivery or return we imply that you are consenting to us collecting it and using it for the above.
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 (please refer to the privacy policies of Squarespace, Stripe and Paypal for these)
COTROLLING/SHARING 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 believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
If you reside in certain territories, including the EU, you have a number of rights in relation to your personal information. While some of these rights apply generally, certain rights apply only in certain limited cases. We describe these rights below:
Access. You may have the right to access and receive a copy of the personal information we hold about you by contacting us using the contact information below.
Change, restrict, delete. You may also have rights to change, restrict our use of, or delete your personal information. Absent exceptional circumstances (like where we are required to store data for legal reasons) Cecily Vessey will generally delete your personal information upon request.
Object. You can object to (i) Cecily Vessey processing of some of your information based on our legitimate interests and (ii) receiving marketing messages from us after providing your express consent to receive them. In such cases, we will delete your personal information unless we have compelling and legitimate grounds to continue using that information or if it is needed for legal reasons.
Complain. If you reside in the EU and wish to raise a concern about Cecily Vessey’s use of your information (and without prejudice to any other rights you may have), you have the right to do so with your local data protection authority.
For purposes of EU data protection law, I, Cecily Vessey, am the data controller of your personal information. If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact me at Cecily@CecilyVessey.com
Alternately, you may mail me at:
Cecily Vessey, 1 Cumberland Mews, London SE11 4AW, United Kingdom.