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Privacy Policy & Data Protection

Hygge & Hound is committed to protecting your privacy. From the 25th of May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation means that we must ensure that your personal data is even safer than it was under the Data Protection Act.

This privacy policy sets out how Hygge & Hound uses and protects any information that you give Hygge & Hound when you use this website. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, such as during the Online Ordering process then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. Hygge & Hound 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.

Using our Online Store

What information do we collect?

During the Online Ordering process, it is necessary to collect the following information:

  • Name

  • Billing Address & Delivery Address

  • Contact Email & Phone Number

What do we do with this information?

  • In order to deliver an online order to you, we (Hygge & Hound) must give these details to the delivery service used.

  • Occasionally we may need to use the contact details you have provided ourselves to inform you of a delay or problem with your order

Security

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.

How long do we store your information?

We are required under Tax Laws to store copies of these invoices for 7 years.

Cookies Policy

1.      Our website uses cookies. 

2.      A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. 

3.      Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies. 

4.      We use first party, session and persistent cookies on our website. First party cookies are set by the website you are visiting and they can only be read by that site. Session cookies are stored only temporarily during a browsing session and are deleted from the user’s device when the browser is closed. Persistent cookies are a type of cookie that is saved on your computer for a fixed period (usually a year or longer) and is not deleted when the browser is closed. Persistent cookies are used where we need to know who you are for more than one browsing session. For example, we use this type of cookie to store your preferences, so that they are remembered for the next visit. 

5.      Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies; for example: 

a.      in Internet Explorer (version 10) you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking "Tools", "Internet Options", "Privacy" and then "Advanced"; 

b.      in Firefox (version 24) you can block all cookies by clicking "Tools", "Options", "Privacy", selecting "Use custom settings for history" from the drop-down menu, and unticking "Accept cookies from sites"; and 

c.       in Chrome (version 29), you can block all cookies by accessing the "Customise and control" menu, and clicking "Settings", "Show advanced settings" and "Content settings", and then selecting "Block sites from setting any data" under the "Cookies" heading. 

6.      Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites. 

7.      If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website. 

8.      You can delete cookies already stored on your computer; for example: 

a.      in Internet Explorer (version 10), you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835); 

b.      in Firefox (version 24), you can delete cookies by clicking "Tools", "Options" and "Privacy", then selecting "Use custom settings for history", clicking "Show Cookies", and then clicking "Remove All Cookies"; and 

c.       in Chrome (version 29), you can delete all cookies by accessing the "Customise and control" menu, and clicking "Settings", "Show advanced settings" and "Clear browsing data", and then selecting "Delete cookies and other site and plug-in data" before clicking "Clear browsing data". 

9.      Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites. 

 

Links to Other Websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.