The Corporate Gifts Company's Privacy Policy

  •  Online Promotional Privacy Practices
  • Your right to privacy is important to us. We are keen to strike a fair balance between your personal privacy and ensuring you obtain full value from the internet and other products and services we may be able to market to you. We are fully registered under the Data Protection Act 1998 under number Z8297560 and ensure we comply with all protection the Act affords to you. Further information on the Act is on the internet at www.dataprotection.gov.uk. 

  •  Subscription
  • In some areas of our website, we ask you to provide information that will enable us to enhance your site visit or reply to you after your visit. This would include where you subscribe to any online newsletters or provide feedback to us through a contact form or when you complete any on line survey we may offer from time to time. When you do so we ask you to give us your name, e-mail address and other personal information that will be needed to supply the services to you. In relation to any regular "e-contact" you can 'unsubscribe' at any time. We (and/or carefully selected others) may use (and you consent to the use of) your personal data for future e-mail mailings, support, notification of new products or new versions, general correspondence regarding the products and correspondence which may relate to you. If you would rather not receive future marketing e-mails from us please tell us. The information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to support your customer relationship with us. We do not disclose or sell your information outside our corporate group except if we sell the whole or part of our business or as set out in this Policy.

  •  Trading from our Corporate Website
  • Making sure you can buy safely on line is a priority for us and we have made strenuous efforts to ensure that Store security is one of our highest priorities and we have devoted a great deal of effort to ensure that our online security measures help to safeguard your information. We use industry-standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to allow for the encryption of: Potentially sensitive information such as your name and address Critically-sensitive information like your credit card number If concerned only about the privacy of your credit card information, we encourage you to submit your order electronically without a credit card number and a sales representative will contact you to obtain this information. We hope that once you understand the measures we take to help ensure secure transactions and privacy, and the steps you can take yourself, you will be as happy about the safety of your online transaction and order information as we are. We have no desire to infringe your privacy while using our site and we will never provide your personal information to anyone else except if we sell our business in whole or in part or if we consider that they may have products or services that are of importance or likely use to you.

  •  Cookies
  • We use cookies (defined below) for collecting user information from the site and to ease your use of it. If you don't want us to use these then you can adjust your browser to stop them. Further information on how to do so is at this site: www.allaboutcookies.org Cookies Message given to a web browser by a web server. The message is then stored by the browser in a text file called cookie.txt. Each time the browser requests a page from the server, this message is sent back. A cookie's main objective is to identify users and personalise their visit by customising web pages for them, for example by welcoming them by name next time they visit the same site. A site using cookies will usually invite you to provide personal information such as your name, e-mail address and interests.

  •  Further Information on Data Protection and Personal Privacy
  • For further information from us on data protection and privacy contact: The Corporate Gifts Company, 77 Timothy's Bridge Road, Stratford-Upon-Avon , CV37 9BG - England Information on the Data Protection Act 1998 is also on the Information Commissioner's website at www.dataprotection.gov.uk

    What are Cookies?

    Cookies are short pieces of data that are sent to your computer when you visit a website. On later visits, this data is then returned to that website. Cookies allow us to recognize you automatically whenever you visit our site so that we can personalize your experience and provide you with better service. We also use cookies (and similar browser data, such as Flash cookies) for fraud prevention and other purposes. If your web browser is set to refuse cookies from our website, you will not be able to complete a purchase or take advantage of certain features of our website, such as storing items in your Shopping Cart or receiving personalized recommendations. As a result, we strongly encourage you to configure your web browser to accept cookies from our website.

    Enabling Cookies

    Internet Explorer 7.x

    1. Start Internet Explorer

    2. Under the Tools menu, click Internet Options

    3. Click the Privacy tab

    4. Click the Advanced button

    5. Put a check mark in the box for Override Automatic Cookie Handling, put another check mark in the Always accept session cookies box

    6. Click OK

    7. Click OK

    8. Restart Internet Explore

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    Internet Explorer 6.x

    1. Select Internet Options from the Tools menu

    2. Click on the Privacy tab

    3. Click the Default button (or manually slide the bar down to Medium) under Settings. Click OK

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    Mozilla/Firefox

    1. Click on the Tools-menu in Mozilla

    2. Click on the Options... item in the menu - a new window open

    3. Click on the Privacy selection in the left part of the window. (See image below)

    4. Expand the Cookies section

    5. Check the Enable cookies and Accept cookies normally checkboxes

    6. Save changes by clicking Ok.

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    Opera 7.x

    1. Click on the Tools menu in Opera

    2. Click on the Preferences... item in the menu - a new window open

    3. Click on the Privacy selection near the bottom left of the window.

    4. The Enable cookies checkbox must be checked, and Accept all cookies should be selected in the "Normal cookies" drop-down

    5. Save changes by clicking Ok

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