Conditions Relating to Your Use of SMS-
Controllers of Personal Information
Any personal information provided or to be gathered by SMS-
Collection and Use of Personal Information About Customers
The information we learn from customers helps us personalise and continually improve
your shopping experience at SMS-
Here are the types of information we gather
Information you give us: we receive and store any information you enter on our website or give us in any other way. You can choose not to provide certain information but then you might not be able to take advantage of many of our features.
Automatic information: we receive and store certain types of information whenever
you interact with us. For example, like many websites, we use "cookies" and we obtain
certain types of information when your Web browser accesses SMS-
Email communications: to help us make emails more useful and interesting, we often
receive a confirmation when you open an email from SMS-
Information from other sources: we might receive information about you from other sources and add it to our account information.
What About Cookies?
Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognise your browser and to provide features such as personalised greetings and storage of items in your Shopping Basket between visits.
The Help menu on the menu bar of most browsers will tell you how to prevent your
browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive
a new cookie and how to disable cookies altogether. However, cookies allow you to
take full advantage of some of SMS-
Information about our customers is an important part of our business and we are not in the business of selling it to others. We do not share customer information with any other organisation or company.
Business transfers: as we continue to develop our business, we might sell or buy
shops, subsidiaries or business units. In such transactions, customer information
generally is one of the transferred business assets but remains subject to the promises
made in any pre-
Protection of SMS-
With your consent: other than as set out above, you will receive notice when information about you might go to third parties and you will have an opportunity to choose not to share the information.
Whenever we transfer personal information to countries outside of the European Economic Area in the course of sharing information as set out above, we will ensure that the information is transferred in accordance with this Privacy Notice and as permitted by the UK's Data Protection Act.
How Secure Is Information About Me?
We work to protect the security of your information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you input. We reveal only the last five digits of your credit card numbers when confirming an order. Of course, we transmit the entire credit card number to the appropriate credit card company during order processing.
We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards in connection with the collection, storage and disclosure of personally identifiable customer information. Our security procedures mean that we may occasionally request proof of identity before we disclose personal information to you. It is important for you to protect against unauthorised access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when you finish using a shared computer. Click here for more information on how to sign off.
What Choices Do I Have?
As discussed above, you can always choose not to provide information, even though
it might be needed to make a purchase or to take advantage of such SMS-
You can add or update certain information in your Profile. When you update information,
we usually keep a copy of the previous version for our records. If you do not want
to receive Conditions of Use and other legal notices from us, such as this Privacy
Notice, those notices will still govern your use of SMS-
Conditions of Use, Notices and Revisions
If you choose to visit SMS-
Our business changes constantly and our Privacy Notice and the Conditions of Use will change also. We may email periodic reminders of our notices and conditions, unless you have instructed us not to, but you should check our website frequently to see recent changes. Unless stated otherwise, our current Privacy Notice applies to all information that we have about you and your account. We stand behind the promises we make, however, and will never materially change our policies and practices to make them less protective of customer information collected in the past without the consent of affected customers.
You provide most of such information when you search, buy, participate in a contest
or questionnaire or communicate with customer services. For example, you provide
information when you search for a product, place an order through SMS-
Examples of the information we collect and analyse include the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, login, email address, password, computer and connection information such as browser type and version, your operating system and platform, purchase history, which we sometimes aggregate with similar information from other customers to create features such as Top Sellers, the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our website (including date and time), cookie number, products you viewed or searched for and any phone number used to call our customer services number.
Information from Other Sources
Examples of information we receive from other sources include updated delivery and
address information from our carriers or other third parties, which we use to correct
our records and deliver your next purchase or communication more easily, account
information, purchase or redemption information and page-
Information You Can Access
Examples of information you can access easily at SMS-
( UK Freephone: 0800 160 1414
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