This privacy statement sets out how thebicyclelounge.co.uk will store and use information relating to you. This applies to the entire web site. thebicyclelounge.co.uk is a trading name of The Bicycle Lounge Limited.
thebicyclelounge.co.uk is committed to respecting your privacy. We have structured our web site so that, in general, you can visit the website without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information. Once you choose to provide us with any information by which you can be identified, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this Privacy Statement.
For your protection, we are registered under the Data Protection Act 1998 and have given all appropriate notifications to the Information Commissioner.
thebicyclelounge.co.uk is committed to protecting your privacy. We have taken all the essential measures to make sure that any information you give us, including credit card details, remains private and secure and that your payment and registration information is processed with total confidentiality.
When you place orders or access account information, we offer the use of a secure server. The secure server software (SSL) encrypts all information you input before it is sent to us. Furthermore, as required by the UK Data Protection laws, we follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information, which you have given us, to prevent, unauthorised access. Our security procedures mean that we may occasionally require proof of identity before we are able to disclose sensitive information to you.
If you have any further questions about our credit card security policies, please call us 01695 577240.
We Collect The Following Information
Where you order products, we will collect your name, contact and billing information, transaction and credit card information.
When you register with us to receive our monthly newsletter or details of offers or products we will collect your e-mail address.
What We Do With The Information We Gather?
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
Internal record keeping
- To analyse the use of thebicyclelounge.co.uk website.
- We may use the information to improve our products and services.
- To send promotional e-mail about new products, special offers and services or other information for The Bicycle Lounge or thebicyclelounge.co.uk using the e-mail address which you have provided unless you have asked us not to do so when you registered as a user on this site.
Who We Share The Information With And Your Choices
When you use this site and have not advised us to the contrary, you are agreeing that we may use your personal information for the purposes set out in this statement. We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties other than our successor in business unless we have your permission or are required by law.
What if you think we have incorrect information or you would like a copy of the information we hold about you?
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information held on you, please write to:
The Data Protection Compliance Officer:
The Bicycle Lounge, 46 - 48 Moor Street, Ormskirk, L39 2AQ
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write or e-mail us as soon as possible to the above address. We will correct any information which was found to be incorrect promptly.
Our web site may contain links to enable you to visit other web sites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site you should note that we do not have any control over that other web site. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the web site in question.
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