Privacy Policy

Shoplogics Limited trading as GroupforShop ("We") are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy (together with our Terms of Use and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. We keep certain basic information when you visit our website and recognise the importance of keeping that information secure and letting you know what we will do with it.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is Shoplogics Limited of 67 Chastilian Road Dartford Kent DA1 3JY (registration number- 07682846).

This policy only applies to our site. If you leave our site via a link or otherwise, you will be subject to the policy of that website provider. We have no control over that policy or the terms of the website and you should check their policy before continuing to access the site.

By visiting GroupforShop.com, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this Privacy Policy

INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT FROM YOU

We may collect and process the following data about you:

 

  • Information that you provide to us: You should be aware that this site is being monitored and may capture information about your visit that will help us improve the quality of our service. We receive and store any information you enter on our website or give us in any other way. For example by filling in forms on our site. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site, subscribing to our service or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our site.
  • Information given when you contact us: we may keep a record of that correspondence.
  • Surveys: we may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
  • Information collected automatically when you visit our site: We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us. Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs, operating system, browser usage and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access is captured. If you have requested any information, send any emails to our customer service, subscribe to our newsletter or any service, enter a competition, or complete feedback, we might also hold your name, address, telephone number, email address and other information such as your age, interests or product preferences.
  • Email from us: we often receive a confirmation when you open e-mail from GroupforShop.com if your computer supports such capabilities. If you do not want to receive e-mail or other mail from us, please contact us.

 

IP addresses and cookies

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual and we will not collect personal information in this way.

We may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:

 

  • To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
  • To store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests.
  • To speed up your searches.
  • To recognise you when you return to our site.

 

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our site.

How and where we store your personal data

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who works for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff maybe engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your order, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy. Our security procedures mean that we may occasionally request proof of identity before we disclose personal information to you.

All information you provide to us is stored on secure servers. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our database to only be accessed by those authorized with special access rights to our systems. We reveal only the last four digits of your credit card numbers when confirming an order although we transmit the entire credit card number to the appropriate credit card company during order processing.

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.

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.

Usage of the information

We use information held about you in the following ways to:

 

  • ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
  • provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
  • process orders, deliver products and services, process payments, communicate with you about orders, products, services and promotional offers, update our records and generally maintain your accounts with us.
  • display content such as wish lists and customer reviews and recommend merchandise and services that might be of interest to you.
  • improve our site and platform, prevent or detect fraud or abuses of our website and enable third parties to carry out technical, logistical or other functions on our behalf.
  • carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
  • allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
  • notify you about changes to our service.

 

We may also use your data, or permit selected third parties to use your data, to provide you with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.

By visiting GroupforShop.com you agree that you do not object to us contacting you for any of the above purposes, whether by telephone, e-mail or in writing and you confirm that you do not and will not consider any of the above as being a breach of any of your rights under the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003.

When you create your account while ordering with us, you will be given the option to receive information, products, promotions or special offers from us or our partners. In the event that you do not wish to be contacted for such purposes, ensure that you tick the appropriate box as you go through the registration or payment process.

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, unsubscribe instructions are set out at the bottom of each email.

Disclosure of your information

We may share customer information only as described below:

Third Party Merchants: GroupforShop is a platform used by third party merchants to bring you Group Offers. We work closely with these affiliate merchants in enabling them to sell their products directly on our site. When you transact on GroupforShop you will have access to the details of the third party merchant with whom you are transacting. In order to ensure the transactions are fulfilled we share customer information related to those transactions with that third party.

Third Party Service Providers: We employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples may include fulfilling orders, delivering packages, sending postal mail and e-mail, analysing data, providing marketing assistance, providing search results and links (including paid listings and links), processing credit card payments and providing customer service. They have access to personal information needed to perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes and are required to process the personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy and in compliance with the Act.

Promotional Offers: Sometimes we send offers to selected groups of customers on behalf of other businesses. When we do this, we do not give that business your name and address. In some instances non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Legal Compliance: If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Business Transfer: In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.

Your Consent: other than as set out above, you will receive notice when information about you might go to third parties and you will have an opportunity to choose not to share the information.

Third party advertisers and websites

Our site may include third-party advertising and links to other Web sites. We do not provide any personally identifiable customer information to these advertisers or third-party Web sites. 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.

Your rights

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. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by emailing us at  privacy@GroupforShop.co.uk

Access to information

The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

Changes to our privacy policy

Our business changes constantly and our Privacy Policy and Term of Use will also change. If we decide to change our Privacy Policy we will post those changes on this page and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date below and if appropriate notify you by email. You should check our website frequently to see recent changes.

Contact

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to privacy@GroupforShop.co.uk