PRIVACY POLICY for sotherans.co.uk website

At Henry Sotheran Ltd. we are dedicated to safeguarding and preserving your privacy when visiting our site or communicating electronically with us. Our Privacy Policy has been provided and approved by internet law specialists LegalCentre.co.uk

This Privacy Policy, together with our terms of use, explains what happens to any personal data that you provide to us, or that we collect from you when you are on this site.

We do update this Policy from time to time so please do return and review this Policy regularly.

[For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 our data controller is Alan Bradshaw]

Summary

The only personally identifiable information we collect through this website is what you enter and send to us through forms. This information is sent securely using SSL.

This website does not handle or store any details of financial transactions. These are handled separately by the internationally recognised and trusted WorldPay.

Cookies are used for some functions of this website, eg. to remember your shopping cart. They may also be used to track which pages you have visited for statistical purposes.

Information We Collect

In operating our website we may collect and process the following data about you:

Details of your visits to our website and the resources that you access, including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, and other communication data.

Information that you provide by filling in forms on our website, such as when you registered for information or make a purchase.

Information provided to us when you communicate with us for any reason.

Use of Cookies

We may on occasion gather information regarding your computer whilst you are viewing our website. This enables us to improve our services and to provide statistical information regarding the use of our website.

Such information will not identify you personally. It is statistical data about our visitors and their use of our site. This statistical data does not identify any personal details whatsoever.

Similarly to the above, we may gather information about your general internet use by using cookie files, including Google's tracking cookies. Where used, these cookies are downloaded to your computer/phone/tablet and stored automatically. Cookies help us to improve our website and the service that we provide to you.

All computers have the ability to decline cookies. This can be done by activating the setting on your browser which enables you to decline the cookies. Please note that should you choose to decline cookies, you may be unable to access particular parts of our website.

Use of Your Information

The information that we collect and store relating to you is primarily used to enable us to provide our services to you. In addition, we may use the information for the following purposes:

To provide you with information requested from us, relating to our products or services. To provide information on other products which we feel may be of interest to you, where you have consented to receive such information.

To meet our contractual commitments to you.

To notify you about any changes to our website, such as improvements or service/product changes, that may affect our service.

If you are an existing customer, we may contact you with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale to you.

If you are a new customer, we will contact you only when you have provided consent and only by those means you provided consent for.

If you do not want us to use your data you will have the opportunity to withhold your consent to this when you provide your details to us on the form on which we collect your data.

Storing Your Personal Data

Data that is provided to us is stored on our secure servers. Details relating to any transactions entered into on our site will be encrypted to ensure its safety.

The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of data sent to us electronically and transmission of such data is therefore entirely at your own risk. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password so that you can access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.

Access To Information

The Data Protection Act 1998 gives you the right to access the information that we hold about you. Please note that any demand for access may be subject to payment of a fee of £10 which covers our costs in providing you with the information requested. Should you wish to receive details that we hold about you please contact us using the contact details below.

Contacting Us

We welcome any queries, comments or requests you may have regarding this Privacy Policy. Please do not hesitate to contact us at:

Henry Sotheran Ltd.
2-5 Sackville Street,
Piccadilly,
London, W1S 3DP
Tel: 020 7439 6151
Fax: 020 7434 2019
books@sotherans.co.uk