Privacy and cookies policy
1.1 We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; in this policy we explain how we will treat your personal information.
2. Collecting personal information
2.1 We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:
(a) information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website – to help us improve your experience when you visit our website;
(b) information that you provide to us when registering with our website (including your email address) – to enable us to process your order;
(c) information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications and/or newsletters (including your name and email address);
(d) information relating to any purchases you make of our goods (including your name, delivery address, payment address, telephone numbers, email address and payment details);
(e) information that you post to our website for publication on the internet (including your user name, profile pictures and reviews);
(f) information contained in or relating to any communication that you send to us (including the communication content and metadata associated with the communication);
(g) any other personal information that you choose to send to us;
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 this policy.
3. Using 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:
(a) administer our website and business;
(b) personalise our website for you;
(c) enable your use of the services available on our website;
(d) send you goods purchased through our website;
(e) send statements, invoices and payment reminders to you, and collect payments from you;
(f) send you non-marketing commercial communications;
(g) send you email notifications that you have specifically requested;
(h) send you our email newsletter, if you have requested it (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require the newsletter);
(i) send you marketing communications relating to our business by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications);
(j) deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to our website;
(k) keep our website secure and prevent fraud;
(l) verify compliance with the terms and conditions governing the use of our website; and
3.3 If you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the licence you grant to us.
3.4 We will not 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 set out in this policy.
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:
(a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
(b) in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;
(c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk)
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 Due to the global presence of the Internet infrastructure, information that we collect may be transferred through the following countries which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Area: the United States of America, Russia, Japan, China and India.
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 Without prejudice to Section 6.2, if you request the deletion of your personal account we will usually delete personal data within 2 working days of your request.
6.4 Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 6, we will retain documents (including electronic documents) containing personal data:
(a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
(b) if we believe that the documents may be relevant to any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings; and
(c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).
7. Security of 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 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 occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.
8.3 We may notify you of changes to this policy by email or through the private messaging system on our website.
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 the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity (for this purpose, we will usually accept a photocopy of your passport certified by a solicitor or bank plus an original copy of a utility bill showing your current address).
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.
9.4 In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes.
10. Third party websites
10.1 Our website includes hyperlinks to, and details of, third party websites – for example our social media presence and payment services provider.
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.
12. About cookies
12.1 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.
12.2 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.
12.3 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.
12.4 Cookies can be used by web servers to identify and track users as they navigate different pages on a website and identify users returning to a website.
13. Our cookies
13.1 We use both session and persistent cookies on our website.
13.2 The types of cookies that we use on our website, and the purposes for which they are used, are set out below:
(a) we use Navigation Cookies on our website to allow the website to function correctly and allow you to view content on your device by recognising the language and market of the country from which you have chosen to connect. If you are a registered use, they will allow you to be recognised and to access the services offered from the dedicated areas;
(b) we use Functional Cookies based on your express request (for example, “Remember me”), for you to be recognised when you subsequently access the website, so that you do not have to enter your information each time. If you have added items to your Shopping Cart and closed the session without completing the purchase and without eliminating those items, these cookies allow you to continue the shopping experience the next time you access the website (within a limited period), and find the same articles you selected;
(c) we use Analytical Cookies to prepare statistical analysis on the navigation methods of our website users. We treat the results of these analyses anonymously and exclusively for statistical purposes only if the service provider uses the cookies to connect to the browser used or other devices used to navigate the website. The website uses certain third party services (for instance, payment services), which are entirely independent and may install their own cookies;
(d) we use our own Marketing and Profiling Cookies in order to create user-related profiles to send commercial messages that meet the preferences shown during the visit, or to improve your navigation experience. While you navigate our website these cookies are useful for showing you products of interest to you or which are similar to those you have already viewed.
(e) we use Social Network Cookies to allow your social network to interact with our website. For example, they are used to express your appreciation and share it with your social networking contacts.
14. Managing cookies and website data
14.1 Most desktop and mobile browsers allow you to edit your preferences regarding the use of to cookies. Please refer to the browser settings on your respective device to manage your cookie settings.
14.2 We nevertheless remind you that disabling navigation or functional cookies may affect the functioning of the website or limit the services we offer.
14.3 If you block cookies, you may not be able to use all the features on our website.
15. Our details
15.1 This website is owned and operated by the company KinaMara.
15.2 Our principal place of business is at Westwood Park, London SE23, United Kingdom.
15.3 You can contact us by using our website contact form or by email to the email address given on our website from time to time.