At Henry Sotheran Ltd. we are dedicated to safeguarding and preserving your privacy when visiting our website or communicating electronically with us.
We do update this Policy from time to time so please do return and review this Policy regularly.
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 industry standard TLS encryption.
This website does not handle or store any details of financial transactions. These are handled separately by the internationally recognised and trusted Secure Trading.
Cookies are used for some functions of this website, eg. to remember your shopping cart. They are also 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.
We may on occasion gather information regarding your computer and web browser whilst you are viewing our website. This enables us to improve our services and to provide statistical information regarding the use of our website. 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, some features of our website, such as the shopping cart, will not work.
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.
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.
[For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 our data controller is Alan Bradshaw]
Henry Sotheran Ltd.
2-5 Sackville Street,
London, W1S 3DP
Tel: 020 7439 6151