Privacy Policy


Security

When you place your order you are automatically connected to our secure server using SSL encryption technology. This ensures that the information you send cannot be read by anyone apart from our ecommerce team. To check you are in a secure area of our site please look at the bottom of your browser and you will see a closed padlock. On newer browsers the padlock may be located near the top of the window next to the web address. When submitting your order you are confirming to purchase goods and allowing www.thegardenfragrancecompany.co.uk to use your personal details for the purpose of supplying goods.

Privacy - Customer Data

As customers are our most valuable asset we protect their details as required by UK Data Protection Acts 1984 and 1998, we follow strict security procedures in storage and disclosure of information that you have given us, to prevent unauthorised access. Our security procedures mean that we may occasionally request proof of identity before we are able to disclose information to you. If you place an order and do not wish us to use your details, then you can tick the box which features on the Cardholders Address and Contact Details page before you press continue.

Privacy - Website Monitoring

We are constantly looking to monitor the usability of our website. This allows us to improve your experience and make it faster and easier to find exactly what you are looking for. To allow us to effectively monitor website use we may at times use cookies, see below to find out more.

Third-party cookies:

In the course of directing you to this website from an email that we sent you, our third-party email direct marketing provider may place a unique permanent cookie on your browser. This will not affect your computers performance or internet security. Cookies are accepted world wide as a harmless tool for tracking consumer use on websites. Please note we only track the use of our site, not your general internet use or your personal details.

We may use the services of third parties to collect and use anonymous information about your visits to and interactions with our website through the use of technologies such as cookies to personalise advertisements for goods and services. To learn more, or to opt-out of receiving online display advertisements tailored to your interests by our third party partners, visit the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance at http://youronlinechoices.eu/.

First-party cookies:

We may also use technologies, such as our own cookies, to provide you with personalised online display advertising tailored to your interests. To opt out of our cookies used for this online advertising, click here.

Permanent cookie:

A permanent cookie is a line of text that is stored temporarily on your internet browser. As that cookie is written to a drive, it is not destroyed when you close your browser. The permanent cookies used by our third-party email direct marketing provider will also automatically expire after 30 days, removing its self from your computer without leaving any lasting effect.

Post Click Tracking tags:

We may send back information about your usage of our website to our reputable third party email direct marketing provider for the purpose of targeting our future email campaigns. To do this, we use clear GIF's(images), or pixel tags, on this site, which allow our provider to recognise a browser's cookie when a browser visits this page.

Google Analytics with Display Advertising and Remarketingand Google DoubleClick

Behind the scenes, we use Google Analytics to give us insights into how you interact with our website and to support display advertising. The advertising includes the display, by third parties such as Google, of adverts across the internet. The adverts include adverts based on your past visits to our website. 

We and third-party vendors, including Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the Google DoubleClick cookie) together to:inform, optimise and serve ads based on someone's past visits to our website;report how ad impressions, other uses of ad services and interactions with these ad impressions and ad services are related to visits to our site.

If you do not wish to allow the use of Google Analytics for advertising, you can opt out using the Google Ad Settings.

If you do not wish to allow the use of Google Analytics cookies at all, Google provides an opt-out plug-in for most common website browsers http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.