Definitions

a) “Seller” means any business that is selling products or services on the Cirencester Locals website.

Overview

This privacy policy sets out how Cirencester Locals uses and protects any information that you give when you use this website. You will also need to refer to and agree with any seller’s individual privacy policy if you opt to contact or make a purchase with them, these can be found on their product pages on this website.

Cirencester Locals 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.

Cirencester Locals may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page on a regular basis to ensure that you are happy with any changes that are implemented. This policy is effective from 22/04/2020.

What information we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • Your name
  • Your company name
  • Company information (such as VAT and company No.)
  • Your contact information including your email address and/or telephone number
  • Demographic information such as your postcode, preferences and interests
  • Other information relevant to customer surveys, competitions and special offers
  • Financial information to bill you for requested products and/or services
  • Usernames and passwords for accounts
  • Your PayPal email address (for seller profiles)

What we do with the information that we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • To contact you. For example, if you fill out one of our contact forms we will attempt to reply.
  • Internal record keeping.
  • To provide you with services. For example, to send you a newsletter, if you have asked for them.
  • To improve our products and services.
  • To send out promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information using the email address which you have provided. This will only be done with prior agreement from yourself.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone or mail.
  • To customise the website according to your interests.
  • To allow sellers to fulfil orders on any products or services that you have requested from them.
  • To setup seller profiles to allow them to sell and advertise on the website.
  • To provide sellers with relevant information and keep them up to date. 

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. However, please note that no data transmission over the Internet is completely secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information that you provide to us and you transmit such information to us at your own risk.

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. We also cannot be responsible for the the protection and privacy of any information that is held on you by individual seller’s of this website, please refer to their product pages for their own privacy policies.

Controlling your personal information

If you have previously agreed for us to use your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by emailing us at: info@cirencesterlocals.co.uk

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen. Your personal information will be passed onto any sellers that you have made a purchase with on this website.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please email us at: info@cirencesterlocals.co.uk

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.