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PRIVACY POLICY

General

This privacy statement sets out how THIS IS SILK will store and use information relating to you. This applies to the entire web site. Any changes to these policies will be posted on Terms and Conditions. THIS IS SILK is committed to respecting your privacy. We have structured our web site so that, in general, you can visit the website without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information. Once you choose to provide us with any information by which you can be identified, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this Privacy Statement.

Security of information

THIS IS SILK is committed to protecting your privacy. We have taken all the essential measures to make sure that any information you give us, including credit card details, remains private and secure and that your payment and registration information is processed with total confidentiality. When you place orders or access account information, we offer the use of a secure server. The secure server software (SSL) encrypts all information you input before it is sent to us. Furthermore, as required by the UK Data Protection laws, we follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information, which you have given us, to prevent, unauthorised access. Our security procedures mean that we may occasionally require proof of identity before we are able to disclose sensitive or other information to you. If you have any further questions about our credit card security policies, please contact us. Click on the contact us tab at the top of this page.

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What we collect:

We collect the following information:
  • Where you order products, we will collect your name, contact and billing information, transaction and credit card information.
  • Our website uses cookies, which are programs which collect additional information. In order to learn more see, How We Use Cookies below.


    What do we do with the information we gather?

    We retain all data collected whilst you continue to actively use our services or until you request us to remove your details from our records. All data held is protected using up to date industry standard procedures to keep it safe and secure and to prevent loss or unauthorised access. We require this information for the following reasons:

    • Internal record keeping
    • To analyse the use of the THIS IS SILK website.
    • Very occasionally we may contact you to inform you of new products available through the THIS IS SILK website.We retain all data collected whilst you continue to actively use our services or until you request us to remove your details from our records. All data held is protected using up to date industry standard procedures to keep it safe and secure and to prevent loss or unauthorised access.


    Who we share the information with

    We do not share your information with any other organisations unless we are legally compelled to.

    Access to your personal data

    Under Data Protection Legislation you have the right to request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. This fee will not exceed £10, or the prevailing statutory maximum. If you would like a copy of the information held on you, please write to us at 67 HAZELLVILLE ROAD, LONDON N19 3NB. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write or e-mail us as soon as possible. We will correct any information which was found to be incorrect promptly.

    Other web sites

    Our web site may contain links to enable you to visit other web sites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site you should note that we do not have any control over that other web site. 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 web site in question. 

    How we use cookies

     A cookie is a small text only string of information that we store on your computer’s hard disk when you visit our website. These are generally useful as they can provide information about you, for example that you have visited our site before, and so they enable us to quickly recall your details from our database. You have the option to refuse cookies being placed on your machine by adjusting your browser settings at different levels – from accepting all cookies, to rejecting all cookies. You can also set your browser to notify you whenever a website attempts to write a cookie to your computer. In order to change your computer’s privacy settings we recommend you refer to your browser’s user instructions. Due to the nature of our website, from time to time some areas require the use of cookies to enable the site content and services to properly work as expected. We accept no liability for any part of the website that you cannot access if you refuse to accept cookies onto your computer.

       

      Changes to these policies

       

      We may amend this policy from time to time, especially if there are any changes to UK or European Data Protection laws. It is your responsibility to regularly check for any changes or updates.