Privacy Policy

What type of information we collect

 

We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide us in any other way. In addition, we collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet. We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page. We also collect personally identifiable information (including name, email); payment details (including credit card information), comments and feedback.

 

How we collect information

When you submit a contact request form or sign up to our mailing list we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address. Your personal information will be used for the specific reasons stated above only.

 

Why we collect this information
We collect such Non-personal and Personal Information for the following purposes:

To be able to contact our Visitors and Users with blog updates or general or personalized service-related notices and promotional messages;

 

To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non-personal Information, which we or our business partners may use to provide and improve our respective services; 

 

To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.

 

How your information is stored

The website is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to promote our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. 

All direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

 

How we communicate with you
We will only contact you if you have subscribed to our mailing list or submitted a contact form to request us to contact you about providing garden design services.  For these purposes we may contact you via email, telephone or text messages.

 

Cookies

This website uses cookies. By using the website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy. 

 

About Cookies

 

Cookies are files, often including unique identifiers, that are sent by web servers to web browsers, and which may then be sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

Cookies can be used by web servers to identity and track users as they navigate different pages on a website, and to identify users returning to a website.

Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies. A persistent cookie consists of a text file sent by a web server to a web browser, which will be stored by the 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. 

 

Cookies on the website

 

We use both session cookies and persistent cookies on the website. 

 

How we use cookies

 

Cookies do not contain any information that personally identifies you, but personal information that we store about you may be linked, by us, to the information stored in and obtained from cookies. The cookies used on the website include those which are strictly necessary cookies for access and navigation, cookies that track usage (performance cookies), remember your choices (functionality cookies), and cookies that provide you with targeted content or advertising

We may use the information we obtain from your use of our cookies for the following purposes:

1. to recognise your computer when you visit the website
2. to track you as you navigate the website, and to enable the use of any e-commerce facilities
3. to improve the website’s usability
4. to analyse the use of the website
5. in the administration of the website
6. to personalise the website for you, including targeting advertisements which may be of particular interest to you.

 

 

Third party cookies 

When you use the website, you may also be sent third party cookies.

Our advertisers and service providers may send you cookies. They may use the information they obtain from your use of their cookies:

1. to track your browser across multiple websites
2. to build a profile of your web surfing
3. to target advertisements which may be of particular interest to you.

In addition to the information we provide in this Cookie Policy, you can find out more information about your online choices at http://www.youronlinechoices.co.uk

 

Blocking cookies 

 

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. For example:

1. in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector;
2. in Firefox you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, and un-checking “Accept cookies from sites” in the “Privacy” box.
3. in Google Chrome you can adjust your cookie permissions by clicking “Options”, “Under the hood”, Content Settings in the “Privacy” section. Click on the Cookies tab in the Content Settings.
4. in Safari you can block cookies by clicking “Preferences”, selecting the “Privacy” tab and “Block cookies”.

Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites. If you block cookies, you may not be able to use certain features on the website (log on, access content, use search functions).

Deleting cookies

You can also delete cookies already stored on your computer:

1. in Internet Explorer, you must manually delete cookie files;
2. in Firefox, you can delete cookies by, first ensuring that cookies are to be deleted when you “clear private data” (this setting can be changed by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Settings” in the “Private Data” box) and then clicking “Clear private data” in the “Tools” menu.
3. in Google Chrome you can adjust your cookie permissions by clicking “Options”, “Under the hood”, Content Settings in the “Privacy” section. Click on the Cookies tab in the Content Settings.
4. in Safari you can delete cookies by clicking “Preferences”, selecting the “Privacy” tab and “Remove All Website Data”.

Doing this may have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.

Withdrawing consent

If you don’t want us to process your data anymore, please contact us at peter@peterclaregardendesign.co.uk

 

Policy updates

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it. 

 

 

For more information

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, you are invited to contact us at peter@peterclaregardendesign.co.uk