1.2 Tricia Douglas Contemporary-Furnishings.net is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
1.3 Tricia Douglas Contemporary-Furnishings.net 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 up-to-date with any changes.
1.4 This policy is effective from 01/01/2009.
2. Financial Information
2.1 We use PayPal standard and Sage Pay to process your card payments securely over industry standard SSL encryption.
2.2 We do not view your financial details, unless taking a telephone order, in both cases financial details will not be stored.
3. What we collect
3.1 We may collect the following information:
• Name and job title
• Contact information including email address
• Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
• Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
4. What we do with the information we gather
4.1 We require the information to understand your needs in order to provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
• Internal record keeping.
• We may use the information to improve our products and services.
• We may periodically send promotional email about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
• From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail.
• We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
5.1 We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure.
5.2 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.
6.1 A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. We store your session ID to enable the shopping cart to function.
6.2 contemporary-furnishings.net does use some non-essential cookies. We do not do this to track individual users or to identify them, but to gain useful knowledge about how the site is used so that we can keep improving it for our users. Without the knowledge we gain from the systems that use these cookies we would not be able to provide the service we do. You can set your browser to reject cookies (see the ´Help´ menu of your browser to find out how to do this), but please bear in mind that if you do this, certain personalised features of this website cannot be provided to you.
6.3 The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
6.4 We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
6.5 Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
6.6 You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
6.8 The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.
Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google´s behalf. Google undertakes not to associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
6.8 If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the instructions for your file management software to locate the file or directory that stores cookies. You can access them through some types of browser. Search in your cookie folders for “contemporary-furnishings” to find our cookie and the Google Analytics cookie if you wish to delete them.
Some third party cookies are set by services that appear on our pages. They are set by the operators of that service and are not in our control. They are set by Twitter and Facebook
More information about cookies¸ including how to block them or delete them, can be found at AboutCookies.org
7. Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites 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 website. 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 website in question.
8. Controlling your personal information
8.1 You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
8.1.1 Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes.
8.1.2 If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us via our contact us form.
8.2 We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
8.3 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: Tricia Douglas Interiors, The Croft, Hodgson Lane, Upper Poppleton, York, YO26 6EA.
8.4 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, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
9. Contact us