At Diane Houston, we make every possible effort to protect your privacy and security. We understand that when you shop with us, you want to know that your personal information is kept completely safe and secure. We respect this, and we will never pass on your personal details on to anyone else.
This policy may change now and again so please check back from time to time.
DATA PROTECTION NOTICE
For the purpose of UK law Diane Houston is the publisher of this website. This policy explains how we will process your personal information when you provide it to us. Diane Houston's principal place of business is: Diane Houston, Gilda & Pearl, 21 Conduit Street, London, W1S 2XP.
We will use your details for customer services and administration, including the provision of any goods, services or information that you request. This refers to, for example, collecting your name, telephone number, email, address, delivery address and credit or debit card details for the purposes of order fulfillment and keeping you informed of order status. Please note that for some international deliveries, we may give your telephone number to our couriers to assist with the efficient delivery of your order.
When you enter a competition or other promotional feature we may ask for your name, address and email address. This allows us to administer the contest and notify winners.
Only with your permission, we may use your information to send you newsletters, offers and details of Diane Houston events via email and/or post. We may keep your information for a reasonable period. You will always be give the option to opt in or out of this service. We think you will enjoy our occasional Diane Houston mailouts and special offers to our VIP members, but if you opt out of this, we promise not to bother you.
When you give us information about another person, you confirm that they have appointed you to act for them, and as such, that you consent to the processing of their personal data, including personal data, to the transfer of their information abroad and to the receipt on their behalf, of any relevant data protection notices.
By using this website you consent to our processing of your personal data for the above purposes.
You may also exercise your right to opt out of the use of your information for marketing purposes by Diane Houston by contacting us.
(i) What is a cookie?
A 'cookie' is a piece of information that our websites send to your browser, which then stores this information on your system. If a cookie is used, our website will be able to remember 'information' about you and your preferences either until you exit your current browser window (if the cookie is temporary) or until you disable or delete the cookie (see below).
We use information from cookies for purposes which may include:
- identifying returning users, registrants and subscribers and to allow subscribers to be presented with a personalised version of the site;
- enabling you to move more easily around our site;
- tracking your use of our site to better develop our sites in accordance with your requirements; and
- building up a demographic profile.
You should be aware that cookies contain no more information than you volunteer, and they are not able to 'invade' your hard drive and return to the sender with personal or other information from your computer.
(ii) Deleting cookies
You can utilise our websites without cookies since these can be deleted from your hard drive at any time.
You can also set your internet browser so that it will not allow cookies to be stored on your computer. This may reduce functionality of the site and mean that certain features or content will not be available to you.
If you require further information on how to prevent cookies from being stored on your computer we recommend the following website: http://www.allaboutcookies.org under the 'manage cookies' section. If you have any queries about your privacy, please contact us.