Security and Privacy

Security

The website is served via encryption. This means that all data transferred between you and our computer (the server) is encrypted (turned into unidentifiable code) by a method known as SSL (secure sockets layer). You can tell if a server is secure, as one or more of the following will happen.

  • The address in the address bar of your browser will turn off from http:// to https://
  • You will see a closed padlock icon in the bottom frame of your browser
  • Your computer will pop-up a dialogue box, telling you that you are browsing pages over a secure connection

Data Protection and Privacy

Shoes International takes your privacy seriously. This privacy policy describes how and why we obtain, store and process data which can identify you. We may update this policy from time to time and shall indicate on the web site when changes have been made. The policy was last updated May 2018 to ensure compliance with GDPR

The Information we collect

Information is collected from you when you either place an order with us or register for our email newsletter. 

If you place an order the following information is collected

  1. Name
  2. Address
  3. Phone Number
  4. Email Address
  5. Details of Purchase

If you register for our email newsletter the following information is collected

  1. email
  2. First Name (optional)
  3. Last Name (optional)

 

Why we collect it

We collect information about you so that we can personalise your use of the site, assist your use of the site and improve the site generally. If you consent to be on our email newsletter list we may send information about related products and services from us. You may update the answers to your questions at any time.

Who we disclose it to

Please note that we never distribute your details for use by marketing companies or any other third parties.

In certain circumstances, we may need to disclose information about you if you breach this privacy policy or if you breach the Terms and Conditions. We may also disclose or access your account if required to do so by law or by any Governmental body.

GDPR

We use MailChimp as our marketing automation platform. The information you provide is transferred to MailChimp for processing in accordance with their Privacy Policy and Terms. MailChimp is compliant with GDPR and EU-US Privacy Shield

Cookies

The shopping basket and payment facilities on this site use cookies which are stored temporarily on your browser. You can usually modify your browser to prevent this happening, though this would prevent the shopping basket and payment facilities from working.

We also make use of the Google Analytics service. This allows us to review information such as the number of visitors to our website, what search terms they used to find our site, which pages are visited most frequently and which country our visitors are based in.

The information collected by cookies on the this web site cannot be used to identify you. We do not sell any of the information collected to third parties.

Automated decisions

Parts of www.shoesinternational.co.uk and our billing process are automatic and we may process your personal data as part of the billing process.

Accessing and updating your personal information

We will always let you have a copy of personal information we have about you, should you request it, and you may correct it if you wish. Instructions about how to do this are available from sales@shoesinternational.co.uk.

Questions?

If you have any questions or complaints relating to this Privacy Policy or how we use the personal information we have about you, please contact sales@shoesinternational.co.uk. We will endeavour to respond to you promptly.