The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the website and website owners. Furthermore, the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed in this policy.
This new law is built around transparency and control principles, something Mahada Limited has always taken pride in offering.
So, to help you retain control of your data, our new policies offer more detail on what we collect, how we use it, and your rights.
Your right to privacy is fundamental to us, and we recognise that when you choose to provide us with information about yourself, you trust us to act responsibly.
We believe this information should only be used to help us provide you with better service. That's why we have put a policy in place to protect your personal information.
We will not provide any of your personal information obtained via the web to other companies or individuals unless required by law.
Whenever you provide sensitive information (for example, a credit card number to make a payment), we will ensure all reasonable steps to protect it, such as encrypting your card number. We will also take security measures to protect your personal information in storage. Credit card numbers are used only for payment processing and are not retained for marketing purposes.
Our websites may provide links to third-party sites. Since we do not control those websites, we encourage you to review these third-party sites' privacy policies.
Information collected by Mahada Limited will be stored and processed in databases owned solely by Mahada Limited.
Your trust is important to us, so keeping your personal information safe and secure remains our top priority.
This website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect its users' privacy throughout their visiting experience. This website complies with all UK national laws and requirements for user privacy.
Cookies are small files saved to the user's computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user's interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server, to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive, they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.
Other cookies may be stored on your computers hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.
Contact & Communication
Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the Data Protection Act 1998. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submission process but advise users using such form to email processes to do so at their own risk.
This website and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products/services they offer or to help you answer any questions or queries you may have submitted. This includes using your details to subscribe to any email newsletter program the website operates, but only if this was made clear to you and your express permission was granted when submitting any form to the email process. Or whereby you, the consumer, have previously purchased from or enquired about purchasing from the company a product or service that the email newsletter relates to. This is by no means an entire list of your user rights regarding receiving email marketing material. Your details are not passed on to any third parties.
This website operates an email newsletter program to inform subscribers about products and services supplied by this website. Users can subscribe through an online automated process should they wish to do so but do so at their own discretion. Some subscriptions may be manually processed through a prior written agreement with the user.
Subscriptions are taken in compliance with UK Spam Laws detailed in the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003. All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely and per the Data Protection Act 1998. No personal details are passed on to third parties nor shared with companies/people outside of the company that operates this website. Under the Data Protection Act 1998, you may request a copy of personal information held about you by this website's email newsletter program. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you, please write to the business address at the bottom of this policy.
Email marketing campaigns published by this website or its owners may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include; the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity [this is by no far a comprehensive list].
This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based on their activity.
In compliance with UK Spam Laws and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003, subscribers are allowed to unsubscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed in the footer of each email campaign. If an automated un-subscription system is unavailable clear instructions on how to unsubscribe will by detailed instead.
Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a caution policy before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. (External links are clickable text/banner/image links to other websites, similar to; Folded Book Art or Used Model Trains For Sale.)
This website owner cannot guarantee or verify any externally linked website's contents despite their best efforts. Users should, therefore, note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.
Adverts and Sponsored Links
This website may contain sponsored links and adverts. These will typically be served by our advertising partners, who may have detailed privacy policies relating directly to the adverts they serve.
Social Media Platforms Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are customs to the terms and conditions and the privacy policies held with each social media platform.
Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate/engage with them with due care and caution regarding their own privacy and personal details. This website or its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as telephone or email.
This website may use social sharing buttons that help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Before using such social sharing buttons, users are advised to do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page, respectively, through your social media platform account.
Shortened Links in Social Media
This website and its owners may share web links to relevant web pages through their social media platform accounts. By default, some social media platforms shorten lengthy URLs [web addresses] (this is an example: (http://bit.ly/zyVUBo).
Users are advised to take caution and good judgement before clicking any shortened URLs published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine URLs are published, many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking, and therefore, this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.
RESOURCES & FURTHER INFORMATION
Data Protection Act of 1998
Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003
Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 - The Guide