Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY for Woodwasp.co.uk

At www.woodwasp.co.uk we are committed to safeguarding and preserving the privacy of our visitors. This Website Privacy Policy is based on one provided by the legal resource www.diylegals.co.uk.

This Privacy Policy explains what happens to any personal data that you provide to us, or that we collect from you whilst you visit our site.

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

Information We Collect

In running and maintaining our website we may collect and process the following data about you:
i. Information about your use of our site including details of your visits such as pages viewed and the resources that you access. Such information includes traffic data, location data and other communication data.
ii. Information provided voluntarily by you. For example, when you register for information or make a purchase.
iii. Information that you provide when you communicate with us by any means.

Use of Cookies

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we put on your computer if you agree. These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of the website which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

CookieTypeDurationDescription
comment_author_…First partyOne yearIf you leave a comment, this cookie remembers your name so you don't have to type it in next time.
comment_author_email_…First partyOne yearIf you leave a comment, this cookie remembers your email address so you don't have to type it in next time.
kpg_stop_spammers_timeFirst partyTwenty secondsUsed to catch malicious robots that can fill in a comment form more quickly than any human.
PHPSESSIDFirst partyUntil you next close your browserUsed by the programming language PHP so that visitors' preferences and login status can be remembered as they move from page to page.
viewed_cookie_policyFirst partyOne yearRecords which visitors have clicked to accept cookies, and gets the notification banner out of their way.
wpsc_attempted_validateFirst partyUntil you next close your browserUsed by the shop to record the time that your unique customer identification number was confirmed to be valid (to avoid repeated unnecessary checks).
wpsc_customer_cookie….First partyTwo daysA unique reference number used by the shop to remember what each visitor has in their shopping cart.
_utmaFirst partyTwo yearsPart of Google Analytics.  They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they’re using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example by making sure users are finding what they need easily.
_utmbFirst partyHalf an hourAnother Google Analytics cookie.
_utmcFirst partyUntil you next close your browserAnother Google Analytics cookie.
_utmzFirst partySix monthsAnother Google Analytics cookie

If you make a purchase you will be directed to Paypal to make a secure payment from your credit or debit card or from your Paypal account.  Paypal has its own cookies and its own cookie policy. Similarly, if you ‘Like’ a product on Facebook you may receive Facebook’s cookies.

You can adjust the settings on your computer to decline any cookies if you wish.  This can easily be done by activating the reject cookies setting on your computer (but many website functions will not work correctly if cookies are disabled).

Use of Your Information

We use the information that we collect from you to provide our services to you.  In addition to this we may use the information for one or more of the following purposes:
i. To provide information to you that you request from us relating to our products or services.
ii. To provide information to you relating to other products that may be of interest to you. Such additional information will only be provided where you have consented to receive such information.
iii. To inform you of any changes to our website, services or goods and products.
If you have previously purchased goods or services from us we may provide to you details of similar goods or services, or other goods and services, that you may be interested in.
Where your consent has been provided in advance we may allow selected third parties to use your data to enable them to provide you with information regarding unrelated goods and services which we believe may interest you.  Where such consent has been provided it can be withdrawn by you at any time.

Storing Your Personal Data

In operating our website it may become necessary to transfer data that we collect from you to locations outside of the European Union for processing and storing. By providing your personal data to us, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We do our utmost to ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to make sure that your data is treated stored securely.

Unfortunately the sending of information via the internet is not totally secure and on occasion such information can be intercepted. We cannot guarantee the security of data that you choose to send us electronically, Sending such information is entirely at your own risk.

Disclosing Your Information

We will not disclose your personal information to any other party other than in accordance with this Privacy Policy and in the circumstances detailed below:
i. In the event that we sell any or all of our business to the buyer.
ii. Where we are legally required by law to disclose your personal information.
iii. To further fraud protection and reduce the risk of fraud.

Third Party Links

On occasion we include links to third parties on this website. Where we provide a link it does not mean that we endorse or approve that site’s policy towards visitor privacy. You should review their privacy policy before sending them any personal data.

Access to Information

In accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 you have the right to access any information that we hold relating to you. Please note that we reserve the right to charge a fee of £10 to cover costs incurred by us in providing you with the information.

Contacting Us

Please do not hesitate to contact us regarding any matter relating to this Privacy Policy at richard@woodwasp.co.uk or by post at 31 Uplands Road, Rumnay, Cardiff CF3 3AN.