Version Date: June 07th June, 2014
Part 1: Personal information and privacy
1.1 We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.
1.3 It is our policy to take all necessary steps to ensure that personal information held by us is held fairly and lawfully. We will take all necessary steps to implement this policy.
1.4 It is our policy to ensure that, when dealing with personal information, all relevant statutory requirements are complied with, including the eight Data Protection Principles contained in the UK Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”) and the Data Protection Acts 1988-2003 and to monitor our internal procedures periodically to ensure compliance.
1.5 You can access our website home page and browse the website without disclosing personal information.
1.6 This Privacy and Cookies Policy should be read in conjunction with our Terms and Conditions of Use governing the use of our website.
2. Collecting personal information
2.1 We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:
2.2 Before you disclose to us the personal information of another person, you must obtain that person's consent to both the disclosure and the processing of that personal information in accordance with the terms of this policy.
3. Using your personal information
3.1 Personal information submitted to us through our website will be used for the purposes specified in this policy or on the relevant pages of the website.
3.2 We may use your personal information to:
3.3 If you submit personal information for publication on our website, we may publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the licence you grant to us, but are under no obligation to do so.
3.4 We will not, without your express consent, supply your personal information to any third party for the purpose of their or any other third party's direct marketing.
4. Disclosing personal information
4.1 We may disclose your personal information to any of our employees, officers, insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes of their duties of employment or engagement and as set out in this policy. We will monitor on an ongoing basis compliance with the provisions of the Act by processors of personal information held by us.
4.2 We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group of companies (this means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and all its subsidiaries) insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.
4.3 We may disclose your personal information:
4.4 Except as provided in this policy, we will not provide your personal information to third parties.
5. International data transfers
5.1 Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this policy.
5.2 Information that we collect may be transferred to the following country which does not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Union: None.
5.3 Personal information that you publish on our website or submit for publication on our website may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.
5.4 You expressly agree to the transfers of personal information described in this Section 5.
6. Retaining personal information
6.1 This Section 6 sets out our data retention policies and procedure, which are designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal information.
6.2 Personal information that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.
6.3 Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 6, we will retain documents (including electronic documents) containing personal data:
7. Security of your personal information
7.1 We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
7.2 We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password- and firewall-protected) servers.
7.3 All electronic financial transactions entered into through our website will be protected by encryption technology.
7.4 You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
7.5 You are responsible for keeping the password you use for accessing our website confidential; we will not ask you for your password (except when you log in to our website).
8.1 We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.
8.2 You should check this page regularly for changes to this policy.
9. Your rights
9.1 You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you; provision of such information will be subject to:
9.2 We may withhold personal information that you request to the extent permitted by law.
9.3 You may instruct us at any time not to process your personal information for marketing purposes.
10. Third party websites
10.1 Our website may include hyperlinks to, and details of, third party websites.
10.2 We have no control over, and are not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of third parties.
11. Updating information
11.1 Please let us know if the personal information that we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.
Part 2: Cookies
1. About cookies
1.1 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.
1.2 Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
1.3 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.
1.4 Cookies can be used by web servers to identity and track users as they navigate different pages on a website and identify users returning to a website.
2. Our cookies
2.1 We use both session and persistent cookies on our website.
2.2 The names of the cookies that we use on our website, and the purposes for which they are used, are set out below:
3. Analytics cookies
3.1 We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website.
3.2 Our analytics service provider generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies.
3.3 The analytics cookies used by our website have the following names: _utma, _utmb, _utmc and _utmz
3.4 The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website.
4. Third party cookies
4.1 We do not use third party cookies.
5. Blocking cookies
5.1 Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies; for example:
5.2 Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
5.3 If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.
6. Deleting cookies
6.1 You can delete cookies already stored on your computer; for example:
6.2 Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.
Part 3: Our details
1. Our details
2.1 This website is owned and operated by Zippo UK Ltd.
2.2 We are registered in England and Wales under registration number 545691, and our registered office and principal place of business is at Barley Mow Centre, 10 Barley Mow Passage, London, W4 4PH .
2.3 You can contact us by writing to the business address given above, by using our website contact form, by email to email@example.com or by telephone on 0208 964 0666.