Information we collect from you
We will collect and process the following data about you:
With regard to each of your visits to our site we will automatically collect the following information:
technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform
information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL), clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time), pages you viewed, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page.
When someone visits Christmastrees.co.uk we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.
Uses made of the information
We use information held about you in the following ways:
Information we collect about you. We will use this information:
to administer our site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, and research;
to improve our site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
to measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others
Disclosure of your information
In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we will disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
If Christmastrees.co.uk or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
Where We Store Your Personal Data
All information provided to us is stored on our secure servers.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes.
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partners. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
Access To Information
The Act (and the GDPR when in force) gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act (or the GDPR when in force). Any access request will be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.
Third Party Sites
Christmastrees.co.uk may include links to other websites. These websites are owned and operated by third parties and they are responsible for processing personal data in accordance with their own privacy policies.
Cookies are small files which are stored on a user’s computer and hold data relating to a specific website. Cookies are placed on the user’s computer by that website and accessed each time a user browses the site. The cookies used by Christmastrees.co.uk are fairly standard and harmless. We primarily use them to collect data to help us improve our website by seeing which parts of the site are being used, how users are navigating to each page and what items on each page they prefer to click on. Nonetheless we would like you to know which cookies Christmastrees.co.uk employs, why we use them, and give you the option to opt-out of us using them on your computer if you wish.
Rest assured, we will never collect any personal information about you (or anyone who shares your device) such as your name, address or financial details via our website cookies.
Our cookies are all first party cookies, their functionality and purposes are detailed below.
DYNSRV – The DYNSRV cookie is added by our load balancer to track which web server to send the visitor to. Its purpose is to improve the performance of the website. This is an essential cookie to the operation of the site that is always set by the load balancer and does not store any personal information.
wfvt_ – Cookie set by the Wordfence Security WordPress plugin which notes information about your general geographic location.
wordfence_verifiedHuman – Cookie set by the Wordfence Security WordPress plugin to protect the site against malicious attacks.
_GA – Google Analytics cookie used to distinguish users on a website to generate statistical information about their use of the website
_GID – Google Analytics cookie used to distinguish users on a website to generate statistical information about their use of the website.
So that we can offer you the best possible online experience, new services using cookies may be added to our site from time to time. We aim to keep the cookies information provided here as accurate as possible and use all reasonable efforts to regularly review and update the details. When we update these details we will post changes on this page or on other pages of our site.