Privacy & Cookie Policy

At Photogifts.co.uk we take the security and privacy of your personal information very seriously. We aim to make your shopping experience (“Service”)with us as safe and problem free as possible.

At Photogifts.co.uk we are committed to protecting our customers' personal information when purchasing from our site. Information will NOT be passed to any 3rdparties other than those who need it for payment transaction processing and fulfilment/delivery of your order. We only use this information to fulfil your request for an order from this web site. Your name, address and details of your order are passed to PayPal, who handle financial transactions securely on our behalf. PayPal may pass information to other parties and financial institutions who provide payment card authorisation, fraud prevention and payment validation services.

Our payment pages are 100% secure using the very latest encryption capabilities. Photogifts do not store any payment card details whatsoever.

Information we gather during your shopping experience with Photogifts includes your name, address, email address and telephone number.

We may use your e-mail address to send you information about special offers or changes to Photogifts.co.uk if you have opted in to receive such communication. If you have previously opted-in to our mailing list, and do not wish to receive emails from us, you can unsubscribe by following the links in the email we send.

We use your e-mail address for the purposes of processing your order/enquiry and electronic image authorisation. Opting out of marketing emails will still permit us to use your e-mail address for the purposes of processing your order / enquiry.

We may use your telephone number to contact you regarding your order if necessary. It may be passed to a delivery agent so that they may contact you about the delivery of any order from us.

We will use your address as provided for delivery of any orders placed with us and will therefore be passed to a delivery agent to facilitate such delivery. 

You have the right to be forgotten and should you wish for us to remove all of your data from our systems, please email this request to us and we will confirm when that action has been taken which should normally be within 2 working days.

 

Integrating social networking services

Photogifts may also allow you to enable or log in to the Service via various social networking services like Facebook, and we may ask you to log into the relevant social networking service. When you add a Social Networking Services account to the Service or log into the Service using your Social Networking Services account, we will collect relevant information necessary to enable the Service to access that Social Networking Service and your data contained within that Social Networking Service. As part of such integration, the Social Networking Service will provide us with access to certain information that you have provided to the Social Networking Service, and we will use, store, and disclose such information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. However, please remember that the manner in which Social Networking Services use, store, and disclose your information is governed by the policies of such third parties, and Photogifts shall have no liability or responsibility for the privacy practices or other actions of any Social Networking Services that may be enabled within the Service.

You may also have the option of posting your Service activities to Social Networking Services when you access content through the Service; you acknowledge that if you choose to use this feature, your friends, followers, and subscribers on any Social Networking Services you have enabled will be able to view such activity.

 

PayPal

We use PayPal for all our payment. PayPal are a Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standards (DSS) compliant payment service provider and have many household names using their services for online transactions. Your transaction is safe. They use the very latest encryption and secure processing techniques, and are endorsed by all major banks.

More information about PayPal please visit www.paypal.com

 

Cookies

We use a number of different cookies on our site. If you do not know what cookies are, or how to control or delete them, then we recommend you visit http://www.aboutcookies.org for detailed guidance.

The list below describe the cookies we use on this site and what we use them for. Currently we operate an ‘implied consent’ policy which means that we assume you are happy with this usage. If you are not happy, then you should either not use this site, or you should delete the cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer, “Private Browsing” in Firefox and Safari etc.)

First Party Cookies

These are cookies that are set by this website directly.

Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to collect information about visitor behaviour on our website. Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. This Analytics data is collected via a JavaScript tag in the pages of our site and is not tied to personally identifiable information.We therefore do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.

You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy as regards its analytics service at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Logins: Our websites uses cookies to remember whether you are logged in. We use a persistant cookie to remember your log-in for up to 15 days. The login cookies are strictly necessary to the working of the website. If these are disabled then you will not be able to upload images or place orders on the site.

More information on persistent cookies and what they are used for at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/cookies/persistent-cookies-used-for.html

Third Party Cookies

These are cookies set on your machine by external websites whose services are used on this site. Cookies of this type are set by our feedback tool (User Voice) and by sharing buttons, to allow visitors to share content onto social networks. Cookies are currently set by **User Voice, Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and Pinterest. In order to implement these buttons, and connect them to the relevant social networks and external sites, there are scripts from domains outside of our website. You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting information about what you are doing all around the internet, including on this website.

You should check the respective policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out, or delete, such information.

Shopping Basket

We use a persistent cookie to remember your what you’ve put in the shopping basket for up to 15 days. These cookies are deemed strictly necessary to the working of the website. If these are disabled, then the site will break and you won't be able to place an order.

The information above is given in good faith. However, if you are unsure about any of the specific points of the EU Cookie Law we recommend you consult your legal advisors.