PRIVACY & COOKIES

PRIVACY POLICY

Any references in this Privacy Policy to "we", "us" and "Penny Masquerade", refer to Penny Masquerade Ltd.

This privacy policy sets out how we use and protect any information that you give when you use this website and is in accordance with The Date Protection Act of 1988.

We are 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.

We 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 12/11/2013.


WHAT DO WE COLLECT?

We only ever collect the following information:

·      Your name

·      Contact information including your email address

·      Your address


WHAT WILL THE DATA BE USED FOR?

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

.      Internal record keeping.

·      We may use the information to improve our products and services.

·      We use your e-mail address to send you order confirmation and dispatch e-mails and at times may use this to contact you if there is a problem with your order.

.      We will never send promotional emails unless you have signed up for our newsletter. 


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 WE USE 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.


LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES

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.


PRIVACY OF CHILDREN ON OUR WEBSITE
Our website is not intended for use by anyone under the age of 14. We will not knowingly collect any information from anyone below the age of 14.


CONTROLLING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes - e.g. if you have signed up for our newsletter - you may change your mind at any time by writing to us at Penny Masquerade Ltd, 4 Leeds Road, Barwick-In-Elmet, Leeds, W.Yorkshire, LS15 4JD or by sending us a message via our contact form.

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.

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 write to the address above.

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, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.