1.1 Poundworld Retail Limited trading as Poundworld ("we" "us" "our") is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
2.1 We may collect and process the following data about you:
2.1.1 information that you provide by filling in forms on our site www.poundworld.co.uk ("Site"). This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our Site, placing an order for our products or services, posting material or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information if you report a problem with our Site;
2.1.2 if you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence;
2.1.3 we may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them;
2.1.5 details of your visits to our Site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access or searches you carry out on our Site.
2.2 Poundworld.co.uk may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of third parties. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and cookie policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you use these websites or submit any personal data to these websites.
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
5.1 The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (EEA). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff may be engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your order, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services.
5.3 All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. 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. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
5.4 Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not 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.
5.5 Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
6.1 We use information held about you in the following ways:
6.1.1 to ensure that content from our Site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
6.1.2 to provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes;
6.1.3 to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us;
6.1.4 to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so; and
6.1.5 to notify you about changes to our service.
6.2 We may also use your data, or permit selected third parties to use your data, to provide you with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you and we or they may contact you about these by post or telephone.
6.3 If you are an existing customer, we will only contact you with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale to you. We may contact you by post, by telephone or by electronic means (e-mail or SMS).
6.4 If you are a new customer, and where we permit selected third parties to use your data, we (or they) will contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this.
6.5 If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please tick the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your data.
6.6 We do not disclose information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers, but we may provide them with aggregate information about our users. We may also use such aggregate information to help advertisers reach the kind of audience they want to target. We may make use of the personal data we have collected from you to enable us to comply with our advertisers' wishes by displaying their advertisement to that target audience.
7.1 We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.
7.2 We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
7.2.1 in the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
7.2.2 if our company or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
7.3 We will not pass on your personal, credit or debit card details to any third party.
7.4 We will never ask for personal details via email. If you receive an unsolicited email that appears to be from us that is asking you for your log in or other personal details, please contact us immediately by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
8.1 You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at email@example.com.
8.2 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 to these websites.
The Data Protection Act 1998 (Act) gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.
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Last update: April 2015.