It also describes the choices available to you regarding our use of your personal information and how you can access and update this information. The use of information collected through our service shall be limited to the purpose of providing the service for which you have engaged us.
We do not sell or rent your information with anyone and share your information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy notice.
Please also refer to our Terms and Conditions when engaging with our services.
What information do we collect?
You may visit the landing page on our website anonymously and/or make enquires by any means without obligation. When customers voluntarily register with our site; place an order at a trade show, visit our showroom or contact us by telephone or other means, we collect personal identification information; name, mailing addresses, and phone number. In order to ensure that we are dealing only with a legitimate business we also collect evidence of business activity (the above information constitutes "Registration Information").
Why do we collect this data ?
In order to fulfil our contractual obligation to you as a customer
- To process orders and take payment, etc.
- To give you the best possible customer experience
- To respond to your enquiries, questions, refunds or other requests
- To protect our business and your account from fraud and other illegal activities.
Legitimate Business interests
We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email or postal address that you have provided.
To protect our customers, premises, assets and partners from crime we operate CCTV systems in our showroom and car park which record images for security.
If we discover any criminal activity or alleged criminal activity through our use of CCTV, we will process this data for the purposes of preventing or detecting unlawful acts. We aim is to protect the individuals we interact with from criminal activities.
To comply with the law
There may be circumstances where we are required by law to process and pass on personal information. For example, we can pass on details of people involved in fraud or other criminal activity affecting CME to law enforcement. CME is not responsible for any improper use of your personal information that is beyond our reasonable control.
Consent to receive E-newsletter
You will only be sent our newsletter if you sign up and consent to receive one. You may unsubscribe at any time using the ‘Unsubscribe’ option on each newsletter.
We use a third-party provider, MailChimp, to deliver our monthly e-newsletters. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies including clear gifs to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletter. For more information, please refer to the Mail Chimp Privacy Notice available at. https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/
How we protect your information
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our site.
What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files (generally filled with letters and numbers) which the majority of web sites store on your computer or handheld device. These cookies are harmless and cannot cause damage to your computer. Cookies are regularly used to ensure that websites function correctly. Without cookies, website features such as shopping baskets and members' areas could not work as they do now. Cookies are generally beneficial, making your interaction with websites smoother and much easier.
Some cookies may also be set by third parties (such as Google) for statistics and to help us improve the services and products we provide to you. None of these cookies collect personal information that would allow anyone to identify individual users of our site. By using our site, you give us consent to store cookies on your computer. If you do not wish to consent then you must either disable cookies in your browser/handheld device or refrain from using our site.
What cookies are used
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|These cookies enable the function of Google Analytics. This helps us collect and analyse visitor information such as browser usage, new visitor numbers, response to marketing activity and shopping times. That information helps us to improve the website and your shopping experience, and to make our marketing campaigns relevant.
Access to Personal Information
Upon request we will provide you with information about whether we hold any of your personal information. If your personal information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, or wish to have information corrected, updated, or deleted contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org . We will respond to your request within 30 days.
Retention of Information
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you with services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
Your acceptance of these terms
By using our website and engaging with our services you signify your acceptance of this policy. Your continued use of this site and our services following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
If you feel that your data has not been handled correctly, or you are unhappy with our response to any requests you have made to us regarding the use of your personal data, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office.
You can contact them by phone: 0303 123 1113 or https://ico.org.uk/concerns/
If you are based outside the UK, you have the right to lodge your complaint with the relevant data protection regulator in your country of residence.
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