PRIVACY POLICY

1. General

This Privacy Policy describes how Pinwheel Kids collects and uses information, including the personal information, you provide on our Website www.pinwheelkids.co.uk (the “Website”). This Privacy Policy also describes the choices available to you regarding our use of your personal information and how you can access and update this information; and certain practices related to data that may be collected, used, or disclosed from web-based content.


2. Acceptance

By using or accessing this website, you accept the practices described in this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. This Privacy policy covers any and all actions on the Website.


3. Collection and Use of Information and Content

When you visit our website you provide us with limited personal information and content you knowingly choose to disclose and/or post on the website.


In addition, when you use the website, we may collect information about your use of the website in order to provide and improve our Services.  For example, we or our third party utility-tracking partners may collect your browser type and IP address through log files. This information is gathered for all visitors.


4. Cookies and other tracking technologies

Our hosting platform wix.com may use "cookies" to collect or log certain information. A cookie is a small piece of information that a website stores on a personal computer and which it can later retrieve. We may use cookies for some administrative purposes, for example, to store our customers' preferences for certain kinds of products or to store a password so that you do not have to input it every time you visit our website. The cookies will not contain information that will enable anyone to contact our customers via telephone, email, or any other means. You can learn more about the cookies used Wix.com on this pagehttps://support.wix.com/en/article/cookies-and-your-wix-site. If you are uncomfortable with the use of cookie technology, you can set your browsers to refuse cookies. Certain of our services, however, could be dependent on cookies and you may disable those services by refusing cookies. 


5. Location of Personal Information and U.S. – EU Safe Harbor

This website is hosted by wix.com. Your personal information may be maintained, processed and stored by Wix, our affiliates, and our service providers in the United States or other jurisdictions. Wix.com Ltd. is based in Israel which is considered by the European Commission to be a country which offers an adequate level of protection for EU data. Wix.com Inc. adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles developed by the U.S. Department of Commerce and the European Union (EU). The Safe Harbor program is intended to provide equivalent protections for personal data as exist in the EU. For more information about the Safe Harbor and to view our certification, visit the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Safe Harbor website. A copy of Wix.com Inc's privacy policy is available athttps://www.wix.com/about/privacy.


6. Sharing Your Information and Content with Third Parties

We will share your personal information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy policy.  For information identified with residents of the European Union, all transfers of such information to unrelated third parties only in accordance with the Safe Harbor Privacy Framework.   We do not sell your personal information to third parties, but we may retrieve, save, share and make any use of the information, including without limitation use for analysis or statistics, which is compatible with providing our services to you.  


We may provide information and/or personal user content to service providers to help us provide the Services we offer. Specifically, we may use third parties to facilitate our business, such as to host the service at a co-location facility for servers, to provide you with our community blog, to send out email updates, to remove repetitive information from our user lists, to process payments for products or services and to provide you with our live chat services. In connection with these business operations, our service providers may have access to your personal information and/or content. When you sign up for our Services, we will share your personal information as necessary for the third party to provide that Service. This will be done securely and confidentially and only to the extent permitted under applicable data protection laws.


We may be required to disclose your personal information pursuant to lawful requests, such as subpoenas or court orders, or in compliance with applicable laws. We do not reveal information until we have a good faith belief that an information request by law enforcement or private litigants meets applicable legal standards.


7. Use of your personal information by Third Party Developers and others

When you use any app on the site (facebook links, youtube, etc) certain information you choose to post or share with third parties (e.g., a friend, your site visitors, or someone in your network), such as personal information, comments, messages, photos, videos or other information, may be shared or be available to other users and third parties. All such sharing of information is done at your own risk.


Our Third-Party Developers may use different types of cookies to collect and store information and may employ images, scripts and other technical means that help them better manage content on our Website.


8. Communications from the Website

By registering to the Website and providing your email address, you expressly agree to receive promotional content , by mail or email, from time to time. If you wish not to receive such promotional content / notices, you may notify us at any time.


9. Links

Our Website may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other web sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personal information. This Privacy Policy does not apply to such linked third-party websites.


10. Social Media Widgets

Our Website may include Social Media Features, such as the Facebook Like button and Widgets, such as the Share this button or interactive mini-programs that run on our site. These Features may collect information such as your IP address or which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the Feature to function properly. Social Media Features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Site. Your interactions with these Features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.


11. Security

We take precautions to protect Users' information and content. We have reasonable physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that are designed to protect your account information and uploaded content. However – regardless of the measures taken, we cannot and do not guarantee the protection and security of your data, your site visitors’ data or any other User Content you post, publish, upload or otherwise share, with Third Party Developers, with your site visitors on your site or during your activities at the Website. When you enter sensitive information (such as a credit card number) on our order forms, these transactions are processed over an industry standard SSL/TLS connection, with a minimum of 1024-bit encryption. Because email and instant messaging are not recognized as secure communications, we request that you not send private information or data to us by email or instant messaging services. If you have any questions regarding the security of the Website, please contact privacy@wix.com.


12. Testimonials

We post customer testimonials on our Website which may contain personal information.  We do obtain the customer's consent via email prior to posting the testimonial to post their name along with their testimonial. If you wish to request the removal of your testimonial you may contact us to request this.


13. Behavioral Targeting / Re-Targeting

We may partner with third party ad networks to either display advertising on our Website or to manage our advertising on other sites. Our ad network partners may use cookies and Web beacons to collect non-personal information about your activities on the Website and different web sites to provide you targeted advertising based upon your interests.  If you wish to not have this information used for the purpose of serving you targeted ads, you may visit www.aboutads.info to learn more and to opt out of this type of advertising by companies participating in the Digital Advertising Alliance self-regulatory program.  Please note this does not opt you out of being served advertising on other sites. You will continue to receive generic ads.


14. Terms of Use, Notices and Revisions

Your use of this website and its Services, and any disputes arising from it, is subject to this Privacy Policy and all of its general provisions including warranty disclaimer, limitation of liability, indemnity and choice of law. We may update this privacy policy to reflect changes to our information handling and storage practices. If we make any material changes we will notify you by means of a notice on this Website prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.


15. GDPR General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Compliance

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) effective from May 2018 gives all EU citizens more rights and protections for their personal data, to minimise the possibility of theft and fraud. 


These regulations include provisions for the following areas:


•    The right to be informed: Companies must publish a privacy notice, in addition to explaining transparently how they use this personal data.

•    The right of access: Individuals will have the right to demand details of any of their data that a company may hold. This information must be provided within one month of request at no charge to the individual.

•    The right to rectification: If a person’s data is incorrect or incomplete, he or she has the right to have it corrected. If the company that holds the information has passed any of that information to third parties.  The company must inform the third party of the correction and inform the person which third parties have their personal data.

•    The right to be forgotten: A person may request the removal of his or her personal data in specific circumstances.

•    The right to restrict processing: Under certain circumstances, an individual can block the processing of his or her personal data.

•    The right to data portability: A person can access their data for their own use anywhere they prefer.

•    The right to object: A person can object to the use of their personal data for most purposes.


If you wish to exert these rights regarding your personal information, please use the contact form on our site.


16. Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, please use the contact form on our site.

 

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