Kirwans ("We") are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is Kirwans of 363 Woodchurch Road, Prenton, Wirral, CH42 8PE.
We may collect and process the following data about you:
Cookies are small files placed on your computer's hard drive, or in your browser memory, when you visit. They help us find out what parts of the site you visit, what you like and what's most relevant to you.
What cookies don't do is store any personal or confidential information about you. To ensure you get the best from our website, we advise that users keep cookies active on their machine whilst visiting our website.
Session cookies last only for the duration of your visit and are deleted when you close your browser. No personally-identifiable data is collected. We store one session cookie which enables us to identify that the same person is moving from page to page. Please note that if you disable the session cookie some areas of the site may lose some functionality.
We also use certain cookies that are persistent, meaning that they last beyond your session enabling us to improve your experience of the website.
This site uses Google Analytics (http://www.google.com/analytics/) to allow us to track how popular our site is and to record visitor trends over time. Google Analytics uses three cookies to help track which pages are accessed.
We may also use these cookies for Google AdWords Remarketing.
Remarketing allows us to display relevant adverts for our services on other websites. These adverts are tailored to you, based on which parts of the Kirwans website you have viewed. They are enabled by placing a cookie on your machine.
The cookies contain no personally-identifiable information, but it does use your computer's IP address to determine where in the world you are accessing the site from, and to track your page visits within the site.
Opting out of cookie usage
You can stop third party cookies [such as those we use for Google Analytics] being stored on your computer by blocking third party cookies from within your browser. Or you can block cookies completely.
Alternatively, if you wish to keep your cookies settings but want to opt-out of Google Analytics tracking, you can download an add-on here: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
For further information about managing and disabling cookies, you can refer to your browser's help section or user guide. Alternatively, the Interactive Advertising Bureau has produced a guide http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ which explains to users how cookies work and can be managed.
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 work 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.
We use information held about you in the following ways:
If you are an existing customer, we will only contact you by electronic means (e-mail or SMS) with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale to you.
If you are a new customer, and where we permit selected third parties to use your data, we (or they) will contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this.
We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.
We may disclose your personal information to third parties: 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.
If Kirwans 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.
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 contacting us at Kirwans of 363 Woodchurch Road, Prenton, Wirral, CH42 8PE
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. 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.
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.
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