How we use your information
What to expect when Cherry Blushes collects personal information. It applies to information we collect about:
Visitors to our websites – when someone visits www.cherryblushes.com we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting either of our websites (www.cherryblushes.co.uk or www.cherryblushes.com). We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.
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. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
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.
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. 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.
You can check to see if cookies are enabled specifically for PCs by doing for following for each browser type:
Microsoft Internet Explorer versions 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0
Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window (use the cog icon in IE 9.0) and select ‘Internet options’.
Click on the ‘Privacy’ tab Under the Settings section check the level is set to Medium or below, which will
enable cookies in your browser. Settings above Medium will disable cookies and could cause the site to function not as we would expect.
Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select Options Click the ‘Under the Hood’ tab, locate the ‘Privacy’ section, and select the ‘Content settings’ button Now select ‘Allow local data to be set’
Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select Options Then select the Privacy icon Click on Cookies, and then select ‘allow sites to set cookies’
Click on the icon at the top of your browser window and select the ‘Preferences’ option Click on ‘Security’; check the option that says ‘Block third-party and advertising cookies’ Click ‘Save’
Security of your card payment details
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure and understand that our customers are concerned about the security of their debit and credit card details.
In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we use the latest technology and take significant steps to protect all your information, and especially your payment details.
Cherry Blushes has teamed with industry leading specialists such as “PayPal” (www.paypal.com) to help us implement our security to the highest industry standards, and to help give you peace of mind to enjoy your shopping experience, secure in the knowledge that we have your security in mind.
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
• contact information including email address
• demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests •other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and 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 emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
• Time to time, we may use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, or mail. • We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests. Links to other websites.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways: • 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 such as accepting subscription to New Letters or being contacted.
• if you have previously agreed for us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by emailing us subject: Unsubscribe, or if you have Registered for My Account on the website you can change your profile to Unsubscribe to marketing material.
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.
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 email us firstname.lastname@example.org
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 address detailed below and we will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
We use PayPal Payments as our external payment provider for online transactions at cherryblushes.com. We require the billing address of the credit card you use so that we can pass this securely to PayPal Payments, who check the address against the cardholder’s details for security purposes. We do not store cardholder details of credit or debit cards information on our servers as transactions are handled securely by PayPal who require that you provide your credit card details to process the transaction. This is done on a secure PayPal Payments server where data passing between cherryblushes.com and PayPal Payments are encrypted using 128bit SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) and 3-D Secure an XML-based protocol designed to be an additional security layer for online credit and debit card transactions developed by Visa with the intention of improving the security of Internet payments and is offered to customers under the name Verified by Visa.
Our Use of your Information
We use personally identifiable information about you to improve our marketing and promotional efforts, to statistically analyse site usage, to improve our content and product offerings and to customise our site’s content, layout, and services. We believe these uses allow us to improve our site and better tailor it to meet our customers’ needs.
We use your email address to send you newsletters or other communications that you have requested from the Site. Out of respect for our customers we offer an opt-out via the ‘Unsubscribe’ to News Letters option in the My Account profile.
Disclosure of your Information