Emaz Beadz

Handmade Jewellery and Crafts

1.0 RELEVANT LEGISLATION

This website is designed to comply with the following national and international legislation with regards to data protection and user privacy:

• UK Data Protection Act 1988 (DPA)

• EU Data Protection Directive 1995 (DPD)

• EU General Data Protection Regulation 2018 (GDPR)

• Australian Privacy Act 1988 (APA)

This site’s compliance with the above legislation, all of which are stringent in nature, means that this site is likely compliant with the data protection and user privacy legislation set out by many other countries and territories as well. If you are unsure about whether this site is compliant with your own country of residences’ specific data protection and user privacy legislation you should contact us at info@emazbeadz.co.uk for clarification.

2.0 PERSONAL INFORMATION THAT THIS WEBSITE COLLECTS AND WHY WE COLLECT IT

This website collects and uses personal information for the following reasons:

2.1 Site visitation tracking

Like most websites, this site uses Google Analytics (GA) to track user interaction. We use this data to determine the number of people using our site, to better understand how they find and use our web pages and to see their journey through the website.

Although GA records data such as your geographical location, device, internet browser and operating system, none of this information personally identifies you to us. GA also records your computer’s IP address which could be used to personally identify you but Google do not grant us access to this. We consider Google to be a third party data processor (see section 5.0 below).

GA makes use of cookies, details of which can be found on Google’s developer guides. FYI our website uses the analytics.js implementation of GA.

Disabling cookies on your internet browser will stop GA from tracking any part of your visit to pages within this website.

3.0 HOW WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

As detailed in section 2.1 above, data tyhat is collected is done so through Google Analytics and is therefore subject to Googles Privacy Policy (see section 5.0).

4.0 ABOUT THIS WEBSITE’S SERVER

This website is hosted by Krystal Hosting within a secure UK based data centre located near London.

All traffic (transferral of files) between this website and your browser is encrypted and delivered over HTTPS.

Their terms can be found here

5.0 OUR THIRD PARTY DATA PROCESSORS

We use a number of third parties to process personal data on our behalf. These third parties have been carefully chosen and all of them comply with the legislation set out in section 2.0. All of these third parties are EU-U.S Privacy Shield compliant.

• Google (Privacy policy)

6.0 DATA BREACHES

We will report any unlawful data breach of this website’s database or the database(s) of any of our third party data processors to any and all relevant persons and authorities within 72 hours of the breach if it is apparent that personal data stored in an identifiable manner has been stolen.

7.0 CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

This privacy policy may change from time to time inline with legislation or industry developments. We will not explicitly inform our clients or website users of these changes. Instead, we recommend that you check this page occasionally for any policy changes.

8.0 COOKIE POLICY

This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website. Where applicable this website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer / device. This complies with recent legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user’s computer / device.

The cookies in use on this site are described in the table below.

Cookie NamePurpose
PHPSESSID

The PHPSESSID cookie is native to PHP and enables websites to store serialised state data. It is used to establish a user session and to pass state data via a temporary cookie, which is commonly referred to as a session cookie.

For example, if an enquiry form is completed incorrectly, a message will be stored and presented to the user to indicate the errors in the submission.

When an enquiry form is submitted successfully, a message is stored and presented to the user thanking them for their enquiry.

As the PHPSESSID cookie has no timed expiry, it disappears when the client is closed. No personal information is stored in this cookie.

cookie_notice_acceptedA cookie that saves whether or not you accepted the use of third part cookies
_gaGoogle Analytics cookie. Used to distinguish users
_gat_gtag_UA_*_*Google Used to distinguish users
_gidGoogle Analytics cookie. Collection of internal metrics for user activity, used to improve the user experience

9.0 DISABLING COOKIES

If you would like to restrict the use of cookies you can control this in your Internet browser. Links to advice on how to do this for the most popular Internet browsers are provided below for convenience and will be available for the Internet browser of your choice either online or via the software help (normally available via key F1).

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