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BareTurtle.com - PRIVACY POLICY

We view the security of our customer's data as paramount. Any personal data you provide to us and from which you can be identified is stored securely and confidentially and is processed in accordance with applicable legislation and this privacy policy, which sets out what personal data we collect about you when you interact with us and how we use your data.

We take appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect against unauthorised or unlawful processing of your personal data, including encrypting your information to applicable industry standards.

Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

So you only need to look in one place to find out all you need to know about how the Group collects and processes your personal information, this policy covers our Website (being any website operated by BareTurtle.com  Ltd.), our App (being any app operated by BareTurtle.com  Ltd.), our stores and any correspondence you have with the Group in relation to our  offering.

Any changes we make to this policy will be reflected on this page and notified to you by email, where appropriate.

Who we are

As set out in our terms and conditions, this Website and the App are operated by BareTurtle.com  Ltd. BareTurtle.com  Ltd. is the data controller in respect of information collected when you browse this Website and the App and purchase our products. If you have any queries regarding our use of personal information or this privacy policy, you can write to gdpr@bareturtle.com.

Information we may hold about you

When you register to use our Website, purchase a product, apply for a job, enter a competition or promotion run by the Group or contact us, personal data you provide, such as your name, date of birth, contact details.

When you browse our Website, whether or not you are registered, purchase a product, register to receive our emails or make a job application, we, will collect user information such as your location, language, assumed gender, IP address, when you visited our Website, how you arrived on our Websit, where you visit after our Website, the pages you visited, how long you spend browsing individual pages on our Website , any products you have purchased, and the browser (where applicable) and device you used to access our Website .

In our premises, including our stores, we use CCTV to monitor and record images for the purposes of security and health and safety, and store the images centrally.

In circumstances where you contact us by telephone, calls may be recorded for quality, training and security purposes. Calls may also be monitored without your consent in the following circumstances: to provide evidence of a business transaction; to prevent or detect a crime; to ensure that the Group complies with regulatory procedures; to see that quality standards or targets are being met; and to secure the effective operation of the telecom system.

How we may use your personal data

We may use your personal data in the following ways:

  • to fulfil your order - we require your identification, contact information to enable BareTurtle company to enter into a contract with you and are unable to do so without this information (please note that your details may need to be passed to another company within the BareTurtle and/or a third party in order for them to supply or deliver the product that you ordered and we may retain your details for a reasonable period of time after you have completed the transaction in order to fulfil any contractual obligations such as refunds, guarantees etc and to meet any legal obligations for the retention of transactional data);
  • to tell you about similar products and services, or products and services that you ask us to send you information about, by email and/or through other digital means (depending on your stated preferences) including social media platforms;
  • to provide you with services you request from us;
  • to register you on the Website (where this involves setting you up with an account, we will use your personal information to maintain and update your account (e.g. such as a change of address or change in your marketing preferences);
  • to administer our Website and App;
  • to analyse, and improve, the use of our Website and offering, including how you move around our Website;
  • to administer any competition run by the BareTurtle. Please refer to the specific terms and conditions for each competition;
  • to measure and analyse our advertising;
  • to make suggestions and recommendations to you, other users of our Website, and users of the services of our Third Party Advertisers about products or services that may interest you or them;
  • to keep in touch with you regarding your marketing preferences;
  • to keep our Website and network safe and secure;
  • to process payments and prevent fraudulent transactions (we may pass your details to a third party to carry out these functions); and
  • to assess and process your job application.

We process this data where you have given us consent to use it, where it is necessary to perform our contract, to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract, where required by law or in pursuit of our legitimate interests where these are not overridden by your rights and interests, such as to provide appropriate marketing and to maintain our services.

How long we keep your information

We will not keep your personal information for any purpose(s) for longer than is necessary and we will only retain the relevant personal information that is necessary in relation to the purpose.

We will retain the personal information you provided on registering an account on our Website  so long as that account remains in existence.

In the case of any contact you may have with our customer services department, we will retain those details for as long as is necessary to resolve your query and for a short period after the query is closed.

On making a purchase through our Website , we will retain certain limited personal information such as your name, email address and postal address until you ask us to update or delete those details for the purpose of reporting new and existing users to our affiliate advertisers. We retain transaction information for as long as required by law. We will retain information regarding your website browsing history for a similar period.

If we are legally required or if it is reasonably necessary to meet regulatory requirements, resolve disputes, prevent fraud and abuse, or enforce our terms and conditions, we may also retain some of your personal information for a limited period of time, even after you have closed your account.

We retain CCTV recordings centrally for up to 30 days, and for a longer period if they are relevant to an incident, complaint, investigation or legal proceedings.

We will retain information relating to any job application for as long as it takes to process your application and, if it is unsuccessful, for an additional period of around 6 months. If your application is successful, your information will be retained in accordance with our staff privacy policy.

We will retain your information for a short time beyond the specified retention period, to allow for information to be reviewed and any deletion to take place.

Where we store your personal data

The information that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Where we do so, the third country's data protection laws will have been approved as adequate by the European Commission, or other applicable safeguards are in place.

Your rights

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data, clicking the unsubscribe button on any communication we have sent to you, by accessing the customer preference centre or by contacting us.

Where you have consented to us using your personal data, you can withdraw that consent at any time.

If the information we hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete, you can notify us and ask us to correct or supplement it.

You also have the right, with some exceptions, to ask us to provide a copy of any personal data we hold about you. If you chose to exercise this right, then in certain circumstances any access request may be subject to a fee to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

From 25 May 2018, if you have a complaint about how we have handled your personal data, you may be able to ask us to restrict how we use your personal data while your complaint is resolved. In some circumstances you can ask us to erase your personal data if you withdraw your consent, it is no longer necessary for us to use your personal data, you object to the use of your personal data and we don't have a good reason to continue to use it, or we haven't handled your personal data in accordance with our obligations.

To exercise these rights or if you have any queries or concerns regarding how we use your personal data, please write to gdpr@bareturtle.com

 

BareTurtle.com - COOKIE POLICY    

This policy explains what cookies are, how we use them and how you can switch them off.

What are Cookies and other tracking technologies?

Cookies are small files which are stored on your internet browsing device (e.g computer, tablet or phone) when you visit one of our websites. Cookies don't store personal details such as your credit card details, your name or your date of birth. They play an important role in helping us to enhance the usability and performance of our websites and your experience using them. Some cookies are also essential to enable you to move around our Website and use its features. Other tracking technologies, like web beacons, clear GIFs, page tags and web bugs, are used to understand how people are using our services and to target advertising.

When you first use our Website, we will ask you to consent to our use of cookies and give you information about them. If you continue to browse our Website, and don't take steps to change your preferences, you are consenting to our use of cookies.

What types of Cookies do we use?

Our Website uses session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies operate from the moment you enter the Website until the moment you leave. Once you log off session cookies are deleted. Persistent cookies will not be deleted after each session.

Strictly Necessary Cookies are essential to our Website, if these are disabled, your experience on our Website may be interrupted and you may not be able to use a shopping basket or make payment.

Performance Cookies collect anonymous data about visitors. We use the data to improve your future experience and identify issues that our users may be experiencing.

Functionality Cookies customise the look and appearance of our Website. For example, a functionality cookie will remember your username and language preferences next time you visit.

Targeting or Advertising Cookies deliver advertisements which are tailored to your web activity. A targeting cookie tracks what you click on whilst on our Website, and may share details of what you click on with other organisations such as advertisers. These cookies can also help us to measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign.

Third party cookies may be used on our Website by approved organisations to provide services on our Website.

List details of which are below.

How we use Cookies and other tracking technologies

We use a combination of our own cookies, third party cookies and other tracking technologies to enhance your browsing experience and to enable our Website and app to function efficiently. In particular, we use cookies to:

  • enable you to set up an account, place orders and make payments;
  • remember items you place into your shopping basket;
  • remember items you have been looking at so that you can quickly and easily go back to an item you looked at previously;
  • enhance and personalise your shopping experience.

The default setting on your web browser is to prohibit cookies, but you may have changed this during the installation process. Further information on cookies, including instructions on how to amend your browser settings to turn off cookies, is available widely online. However, if you disable or delete certain cookies you may not be able to shop or access important parts of our Website.