EMPpad Limited are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
YOUR PERSONAL DATA
Information we May Collect from You
Providing personal data whilst filling out a contact form on our website
Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site https://www.emppadlifestyle.com.
Our web forms do not store your any information you submit to us on our own web servers. Our webforms automatically email us with your enquiry / message directly.
For additional security, all information submitted via our website is done via 256bit SSL encryption ( Green Padlock ).
Providing personal data whilst purchasing an item(s) from our Online Shop
Our online shop requires that all customer placing an order online create an account.
We ask you to provide the minimum amount of information possible to process your order.
Your personal information is stored securely on our secure web server and is only accessible from our website front end by you, our customer.
To access your account information, Please click ‘My Account‘ at the top left of our webpages.
Here you will be asked to enter the username and password you provided during checkout.
If you have forgotten your password, you may request a password reminder email.
Once logged in, you have direct access to the personal information you provided at checkout. This may include your name, email address, billing address, shipping address and phone number. These account pages also provide direct access to the orders you have placed via our website.
GDPR ‘right to be forgotten’
How to find out what personal data our website may have stored on you
If you would like to enquire about this, our website has the functionality to check this for you across all the lists and databases our website uses. Please contact our DPO at email@example.com with your enquiry and we will then input your email address into our search system. If any data is found linked to that email supplied, our system will automatically put in motion a process that will allow you to access/download that data for inspection. If you have any questions regarding how we treat your personal data, please contact our DPO directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How to permanently delete any personal data found.
If our system has found any personal data relating you you via the process outlined above, you may contact our DPO directly at email@example.com and request this data be permanently deleted from our databases. Again, this is an automatic process that we set in place and you will receive a confirmation email once that data has been erased. If you have any questions regarding how we treat your personal data, please contact our DPO directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
Providing Payment information via our Online Checkout
For additional security, all information submitted via our website is done via 256bit SSL encryption ( Green Padlock ) which is required by Stripe.com before their API will allow a payment to be transmitted via the internet.
Other ways we may process your Personal Data
We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our site.
If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence temporarily offline in order to help us complete your enquiry efficiently and effectively.
EMPpad, Email Marketing and your Personal Data
We offer double opt-in at submission and provide the facility for users to unsubscribe at any time with ease.
We DO NOT share your personal information with anyone else for marketing or advertising purposes. Submission to our mailing list is strictly for the intended use of EMPpad and for providing our subscribers with useful, relevant and helpful information on our services and products.
Google Analytics, Tracking Codes and your Personal Data
We use Google Analytics to provide anonymised details of our users’ visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, blogs, operating system, browser usage and other communication data may be collected by our Google Analytics account. This data does not contain any personal information about our users including IP addresses.
Where we store your Personal Data
All information you provide to us for this purpose is stored on our third party Newsletter subscription facility secure servers and NOT on our web servers.
Any payment transactions will be encrypted. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. Our administrators do not have access to this password at all. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
Although we invoke class leading 256bit SSL encryption thought our website, the transmission of information via the internet is not always completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk.
Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
Disclosure of your Information
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation. This includes exchanging information with other companies, government bodies and organisations for the purposes of fraud investigation and any other criminal investigations.
EMPpadlifestyle.com uses 256 bit class leading SSL encryption across our whole website, not just our online store checkout pages.
Additionally our webserver use WordFence Firewall, the industry leading security platform which vastly reduces the chances of system and brute force hacking attempts. Wordfence scan leverages a proprietary feed, alerting our administrators quickly in the event of a website compromise or breach based on one of the largest live global databases of such attacks.
In the event of a website breach that may compromise Personal Data
In the event our administrators are informed of a data breascthat may effect our user/customer’s stored Personal Data, we will take immediate action then quickly contact all effected, informing them of what action we’ve taken to secure their information and if there is any additional action we suggest they undertake on their own.
IP Addresses and Cookies
Via Google Analytics, we may collect information about your computer, including approximate geographic location, operating system and browser type for search Engine optimisation purposes. This is anonymised statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and is not able to identify any individual and/or collect personal information.
Via Google Analytics, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:
- To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
- To store information about your preferences and so allow us
to customise our site according to your individual interests.
- To speed up page loading times for our users.
We will not provide any of your data, either submitted via our webforms, newsletter subscription submissions and/or shop purchases to third parties for marketing purposes.
Furthermore we will not store or use your data for our own internal marketing purposes unless you have expressly given us permission – such as subscribing to our own newsletter and completing the ‘Double Opt-in’ stage at submission.
Note that our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.
Please check these policies before you submit any personal data whilst on these websites.
Access to Information
The UK Freedom of Act 2000 gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Please contact us by telephone or email if you wish to find out more.