Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how AnimalGiftIdeas.com uses and protects any information that you give AnimalGiftIdeas.com when you use this website. AnimalGiftIdeas.com is 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. AnimalGiftIdeas.com 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 has been amended as from 6th April 2018 to endeavour to comply with EU directives on GDPR coming into effect in the UK from 25th May 2018.

What we collect

When you vist, register, or order products from www.AnimalGiftIdeas.com you may be asked to provide certain information about yourself including your name, phone numbers, email address and billing / shipping address details. (See What we do with the information we gather).

Credit or Debit Card information is collected by third party Payment service Providers such as PayPal. Please refer to their relevant Privacy Policy for more information.

What we do with the information we gather

Your information will enable us to provide you with access to all parts of our website and to supply the goods or services you have requested. As per GDPR coming into force May 25th 2018:

Phone Numbers - if disclosed: Only used by Clive Cheetham at AnimalGiftIdeas.com to contact you if there are occasional stock issues. End of. We do not use your telephone numbers for any marketing purposes or sell information on to other businesses. 

Email address: Only used by Clive Cheetham at AnimalGiftIdeas.com to contact you about your order, as we personally email you when your order has been posted. We do not use your email address for any marketing purposes or sell information on to other businesses.

Billing Address: Only used by Clive Cheetham at AnimalGiftIdeas.com to help process your order. End of. We don't use it for any other purpose.

Delivery Address: For orders of all brooch pins, keyrings, pens, mugs, Tie Studio socks, beanie hats, pewter gifts, bottle openers, wine bottle stoppers, coasters, fridge magnets & mens ties, the delivery address is used by Clive Cheetham at AnimalGiftIdeas.com to process your order & send via Royal Mail or courier who will also have your address so you can receive your order. We do not use your delivery address for any marketing purposes or sell information on to other businesses.

For larger items ordered such as cushions, doormats, draught excluders, throws & shoulder bags plus smaller items like mouse mats and £10.89 socks a UK based order fulfillment centre is used by Clive Cheetham at AnimalGiftIdeas.com. As part of their order processing they will use your name & delivery address so that couriers - or Royal Mail for smaller items - can deliver your order. They - like us - also treat customers personal data in a sensitive, secure manner & don't sell information on to third parties or use your details for marketing purposes. Further details available on request.

How long do we keep customers names, email, address & phone details for: To comply with UK law for our tax returns to the HMRC we keep payment records for at least 5 tax years. To be on the safe side we keep ours for 6 years. 

Security

To enhance personal privacy and security, AnimalGiftIdeas.com has its own independent IP address and SSL certificate, so you can securely add your address and e-mail details when you click onto the 'Proceed to Checkout' button, and arrive on the Chekout page. You will notice at that point that the http:// at the top of the page in the address bar has changed to https:// with a lock icon to the right. Actual payments are securely handled by PayPal or other providers, and your Card details are not seen by AnimalGiftIdeas.com. 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.

Controlling your personal information

We will not share your personal information without your written permission to third parties except to effect delivery of goods, or we are required by law to do so - see What we do with the information we gather - above.

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 AnimalGiftIdeas.com.

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. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.