Privacy & Cookie Policy

Online Privacy Practices

Your right to privacy is very important to all of the brands and businesses within our group. Cufflinkopolis want to ensure we strike a fair balance between your personal privacy and you obtaining full value from the internet and other products and services we may be able to offer you.

Subscription

In some areas of our website, we ask you to provide information as we may wish to reply to you after your visit. This would include where you subscribe to our mailing list or provide feedback to us through the contact form or when you complete any on line survey we may offer from time to time. When you do so, we ask you to give us your name, e-mail address and other personal information that will be needed to supply the services to you. In relation to the mailing list you can ‘unsubscribe’ at any time. We may use your personal data for future e-mail mailings, support, notification of new products or new versions, general correspondence regarding the products and correspondence which may relate to you. If you would rather not receive future marketing e-mails from us please inform us by e-mail at sales@cufflinkopolis.co.uk.

The information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to support your customer relationship with us.

We may only disclose your personal data:

  • to other companies or brands within our group
  • if we sell our business
  • to agents and service providers
  • In cases where we are required by law to pass on information or if we believe action is necessary for fraud, cyber crime or to protect the website, rights, personal safety of person/s.

We may also disclose aggregate statistics about visitors to our website in order to describe our services to prospective partners [advertisers, sponsors] and other reputable third parties and for other lawful purposes, but these statistics will include no personally identifiable information.

Trading from our web site

Making sure you can buy safely on line is a priority for us and we have made strenuous efforts to ensure that store security is one of our highest priorities and we have devoted a great deal of effort to ensure that our online security measures help to safeguard your information.

We hope that once you understand the measures we take to help ensure secure transactions and privacy, and the steps you can take yourself, you will be as happy about the safety of your online transaction and order information as we are. We have no desire to infringe your privacy while using our site and we will never provide your personal information to anyone else except if we sell our business in whole or in part.

We do not keep any financial records or information from customers on file. nor will we disclose or share your personal, order or financial details with anyone else unless obliged to by law.

All communications between customers and Cufflinkopolis and it’s employees will remain confidential.

We will only send you items that you order.  We do not follow up your order by sending unsolicited items to you. We in no way endorse or supply any subscription services or require you to purchase further items at a later date.

Links To Other Web Sites

Our Service may contain links to third ­party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by Geekopolis. Geekopolis has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that Geekopolis shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services. We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third ­party web sites or services that you visit.

Cookies and Monitoring

Monitoring

We may monitor traffic to our site and collect the following information:

  • The IP address of your computer
  • The referring website from which you have got to our website from

The reasons for this are:

  • To make ongoing improvements to our website based on this data
  • To see our most popular sources of business

Cookies

This site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers

We do use cookies (defined below) for collecting user information from the site and we will not collect any information about you except that required for system administration of the Web server and otherwise as described above.

On Cufflinkopolis we keep track of cart data using WooCommerce, who make use of 3 cookies:

  • woocommerce_cart_hash
  • woocommerce_items_in_cart
  • wp_woocommerce_session_

The first two cookies contain information about the cart as a whole and helps WooCommerce know when the cart data changes. The final cookie (wp_woocommerce_session_) contains a unique code for each customer so that it knows where to find the cart data in the database for each customer. No personal information is stored within these cookies.

Cookies may also be used for selected 3rd party organisation as part of our business activities, such as by Google Analytics, WooZone and also Amazon. These may be stored for up to 90 days.

A cookie is a small text file that we store on your device. Our website uses cookies to distinguish from other users of our website. Cookies also provide us with information about how this website is used so we can keep it is as up to date, relevant and error-free as possible.

How To Manage Cookies

You can enable or disable cookies by changing your website browser settings to accept or reject cookies as required.  How to do this will depend on the browser you use.  We have provided further information below on how to check which browser you use and how to manage cookies.  Please bear in mind that if cookies are not enabled on your computer, your activities will be restricted to browsing this website and you will not be able to add products to your shopping bag and buy them.

Checking which browser you use

If you are using a PC– go to ‘Help’ and select the ‘About’ option

If you are using a Mac– click on the Apple menu within the browser and select the ‘About’ option

Once you know which browser you are using, follow the instructions below to check if you have cookies enabled on your computer:

Checking cookies – PC

Microsoft Internet Explorer

  1. Go to ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window. Select ‘Internet options’. Click on the ‘Privacy’ tab
  2. Ensure that your Privacy level is set to Medium or below to enable cookies

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Go to ‘Tools’ and select ‘Options’
  2. Click ‘Under the Hood’ and select the ‘Content settings’ button within the ‘Privacy’ section
  3. Click ‘Allow local data to be set’

Google Chrome

  1. Go to ‘Tools’ and select ‘Options’
  2. Click the ‘Privacy’ icon
  3. Click on ‘Cookies’ and choose ‘allow sites to set cookies’

Checking cookies – Mac OS

Safari

  1. Click ‘Safari’ and select ‘Preferences’
  2. Click ‘Security’ the ‘Accept cookies’

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click ‘Firefox’ and select ‘Preferences’
  2. Find ‘Cookies’ under ‘Privacy & Security’
  3. Select ‘Enable cookies for the originating web site only’

Internet Explorer

  1. Click ‘Explorer’ and select ‘Preferences’
  2. Find ‘Cookies’ under ‘Receiving Files’
  3. Select ‘Never Ask’

Opera

  1. Click ‘Menu’ and select ‘Settings’
  2. Select ‘Preferences’ and then ‘Advanced’
  3. Select ‘Accept cookies’

If you are not happy with the way that we use cookies then you should delete our cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer, “Private Browsing” in Firefox and Safari etc.)

Customer Privacy rights

You can request to receive a copy file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. To request information or data removal, or for any other purposes, please contact us at the email address above.