Booths are committed to respecting and protecting our customers’ privacy. We will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully in accordance with such legislation as the Data Protection Act 1998 and Directive on Privacy and Electronic Communications 2003. This policy sets out how Booths uses and protects any information that you give us when you use this website.
We may change this Privacy and Cookies Policy from time to time by updating this page. You should revisit this page from time to time to re-read this Privacy and Cookies Policy and ensure you are happy with any changes. Other privacy terms may apply where you access other websites or services through the website. You should read any other applicable privacy policies carefully before accessing and using such other services or websites.
We will not disclose information about our customers to third parties except where it is part of providing a service to you – e.g. arranging for an order to be sent to you, carrying out credit and other security checks and for the purposes of customer research and profiling or where we have your express permission to do so.
WHAT IS A COOKIE?
A cookie is a small text file containing an identifier that is stored on your computer when you visit web pages. Cookies do not store financial or personally identifiable information, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information obtained from cookies. Cookies can be used by web servers to identify returning users and distinguish you from other users.
This website creates multiple cookies on your machine which contain session based information. Our website requires cookies to be enabled in your web browser and in any third party security programs to allow tasks such as registering, logging in or placing an order. If cookies aren’t enabled on your computer, you can only use this website for browsing and research purposes.
Persistent cookies remain on your device until deleted manually or automatically. Session cookies remain on your device until you close your browser when they are automatically deleted.
Please find some useful links below containing instructions on the removal of cookies for all major web browsers.
Internet Explorer: http://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/kb/278835
Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647
Safari iOS: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1677
THIRD PARTY COOKIES
As you browse our website, we sometimes include content that comes from websites other than Booths, for example an embedded video from YouTube. We may also provide you with the opportunity to share information with others using social networks such as Facebook. We don’t control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.
REQUESTING A COPY OF YOUR DATA
You have the right to request a copy of any information we hold on you at any time, and to have that information corrected or deleted if so desired. If you wish to request a copy of any information held on you, please contact our Customer Care Department, a small fee will be applicable. Nothing in these terms and conditions affect your rights under the Data Protection Act 1998.
COMMUNICATIONS & MARKETING
By making a purchase or registering to create an account on our sites you agree to allow Booths and selected third parties to update you on our latest products, news, offers or services via email, post, phone, SMS, push notification or equivalent.
You have the option to opt-out of receiving marketing communications from us at any time. You can opt out of email marketing communications by clicking the unsubscribe link in our emails, or you can write to our Customer Care Department including full details of your request. Alternatively you can access your account and update your marketing preferences. Booths will within a reasonable timeframe stop any marketing which you object or withdraw your consent in order to allow sufficient time for the change to be administered.
As a condition of purchase we reserve the right to send you administrative and transactional emails.
As part of our customer care procedures, we may communicate with customers who have previously purchased goods or services from our website or respond to a comment or resolve complaints. We are constantly looking for ways to improve our service and may therefore occasionally contact you for research purposes.
RETENTION & STORAGE OF DATA
Booths will retain your Personal Information only for as long as necessary to fulfil the notified purpose(s) for which it was collected and to comply with applicable laws. Your consent to the use of your Personal Information for such purposes remains valid after termination of Booths relationship with you to the extent permitted by applicable law so long as you do not request otherwise.
Booths will not disclose your personal information to a third party, unless you request or otherwise consent to such disclosure or such disclosure is required or permitted by applicable law or, if in Booths good-faith belief, Booths determines that such disclosure is necessary to comply with any law applicable to Booths or comply with legal process or investigation involving Booths or the website, or protect or defend the rights or property of Booths, the website and you.
When registering or updating an account, please take care to keep any username, password and any other identifiable information confidential. Do not disclose or share this information with anyone. Where you do disclose such information, you are solely responsible for all activities undertaken on your account.
Phishing is the practice of tricking someone into giving confidential information. Examples include falsely claiming to be a legitimate company when sending an e-mail to a user, in an attempt to get the user to send private information that will be used for identity theft and fraud.
Booths will never ask you to send any personal details via email. If we require such details, for security reasons we’ll ask you to contact us by phone. Should you receive an email claiming to be from Booths requesting this kind of information, please don’t respond, but do let us know.
AGGREGATE DATA & ANALYTICS
Whenever you visit our website our servers automatically record the information that your browser sends. These server logs may include information such as your computer’s IP address, browser type, date and time of your request, the webpage you visited before you came to Booths sites or other statistics.
We may share aggregated, anonymised statistics, non-personally identifiable information with third parties for industry analysis, demographic profiling and other purposes. Any aggregated information shared in these contexts will not contain your personal information.