This Policy applies as between you, the User of this Web Site and Curious Egg, the owner and provider of this Web Site. This Policy applies to our use of any and all Data collected by us in relation to your use of the Web Site and any Services or Systems therein.
1.Definitions and Interpretation
In this Policy the following terms shall have the following meanings:
“Account” means collectively the personal information, Payment Information and credentials used by Users to access Material and / or any communications System on the Web Site;
“Content” means any text, graphics, images, audio, video, software, data compilations and any other form of information capable of being stored in a computer that appears on or forms part of this Web Site;
“Cookie” means a small text file placed on your computer by Curious Egg when you visit certain parts of this Web Site. This allows us to identify recurring visitors and to analyse their browsing habits within the Web Site. Further details are contained in Clause 10 of this Policy;
“Data” means collectively all information that you submit to the Web Site. This includes, but is not limited to, Account details and information submitted using any of our Services or Systems;
“Curious Egg” means Curious Egg Trading Ltd, 3 Glebe Terrace, Perth,PH2 7AG;
“Service” means collectively any online facilities, tools, services orinformation that Curious Egg makes available through the Web Site either now or in the future;
“System” means any online communications infrastructure that Curious Egg makes available through the Web Site either now or in the future. This includes, but is notlimited to, web-based email, message boards, live chat facilities and email links;
“User”/ “Users” means any third party that accesses the Web Site and is not employed by Curious Egg and acting in the course of their employment; and
“Website” means the website that you are currently using (curiousegg.com) and any sub-domains of this site (e.g. subdomain.curiousegg.com) unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions;
2. Data Collected
Without limitation, any of the following Data may be collected:
2.2 date of birth;
2.4 job title;
2.6 contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
2.7 demographic information such as post code, preferences and interests;
2.8 financial information such as credit / debit card numbers. Note: We do not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any 3rd parties;
2.9 IP address (automatically collected);
2.10 web browser type and version (automatically collected);
2.11 operating system (automatically collected);
2.12 a list of URLS starting with a referring site, your activity on this Web Site, and the site you exit to (automatically collected);
2.13 Cookie information (see Clause 10 below)
3.Our Use of Data
3.1 We do not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any 3rd parties.
3.2 Any personal Data you submit will be retained by Curious Egg for as long as you use the Services and Systems provided on the Web Site.
3.3 Unless we are obliged or permitted by law to do so, and subject to Clause 4, your Data will not be disclosed to third parties. This includes our affiliates and / or other companies within our group.
3.4 All personal Data is stored securely in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998. For more details on security, see Clause 9 below.
3.5 Any or all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our Web Site. Specifically, Data may be used by us for the following reasons:
3.5.1 internal record keeping;
3.5.2 improvement of our products / services;
3.5.3 transmission by email of promotional materials that may be of interest to you;
3.5.4 contact for market research purposes which may be done using email, telephone, fax or mail. Such information may be used to customise or update the Web Site.
4.Third Party Websites and Services
Curious Egg may, from time to time, employ the services of other parties for dealing with matters that may include, but are not limited to, payment handling, delivery of purchased items, search engine facilities, advertising and marketing. The providers of such services do have access to certain personal Data provided by Users of this Web Site. Any Data used by such parties is used only to the extent required by them to perform the services that Curious Egg requests. Any use for other purposes is strictly prohibited. Furthermore, any Data that is processed by third parties must be processed within the terms of this Policy and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
5.Changes of Business Ownership
5.1 Curious Egg may, from time to time, expand or reduce its business and this may involve the sale of certain divisions or the transfer of control of certain divisions to other parties. Data provided by Users will, where it is relevant to any division so transferred, be transferred along with that division and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this Policy, be permitted to use the Data for the purposes for which it was supplied by you.
5.2 In the event that any Data submitted by Users will be transferred in such a manner, you will be contacted in advance and informed of the changes. When contacted you will be given the choice to have your Data deleted or withheld from the new owner or controller.
6.Controlling Access to Your Data
6.1 Wherever you are required to submit Data, you will be given options to restrict our use of that Data. This may include the following:
6.1.1 use of Data for direct marketing purposes; and
6.1.2 sharing Data with third parties.
7.Your Right to Withhold Information
7.1 You may access certain areas of the Web Site without providing any Data at all. However, to use all Services and Systems available on the Web Site you may be required to submit Account information or other Data.
8.Accessing Your Own Data
8.1 You may access your Account at any time to view or amend the Data. You may need to modify or update your Data if your circumstances change. Additional Data as to your marketing preferences may also be stored and you may change this at any time.
8.2 You have the right to ask for a copy of your personal Data on payment of a small fee.
9.1 Data security is of great importance to Curious Egg and to protect your Data we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure Data collected online.
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites. Our cookies help us to:
- Make our website work as you’d expect
- Remember your settings during and between visits
- Improve the speed/security of the site
- Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
- Continuously improve our website for you
- Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping us to offer the service we do at the price we do)
- Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
- Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
Pass data to advertising networks
- Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
- Pay sales commissions
You can learn more about all the cookies we use below.
10.3 More about our Cookies
- Making our shopping basket and checkout work
- Remembering your search settings
- Allowing you to add comments to our site
There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.
10.3.2 Third party functions. Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video. Disabling these cookies may cause problems with the functions offered by these third parties.
10.3.3 Social Website Cookies. So you can easily Like or share our content on the likes of Facebook and Twitter we have included sharing buttons on our site.
Cookies are set by:
The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.
10.3.5 Turning Cookies off. You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies. Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our’s and a large proportion of the world’s websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites.