Seggin Bees is committed to respecting and protecting our customer’s privacy. We only use the information that we collect about you lawfully in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and Directive on Privacy and Electronic Communications 2003.
From 25th May 2018, we are also acting in accordance with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation.
This Policy explains when and why we collect personal information about people who visit our website, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others, and how we keep it secure.
We may change this Policy from time to time, so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes. By using our website or shopping in our stores, you’re agreeing to be bound by our current policy.
How and when do we collect information from you?
We obtain information about you when you make a purchase from our website . However we do not maintain a customer database nor do we send any unrequested emails or sales promotions.
What type of information is collected from you?
The personal information we collect include your name, address, email address and telephone number this is solely for tthe purpose of ensuring your order gets to you as quickly and efficiently as possible. If you make a purchase from us, your card information is not held by us, it is collected by our third party payment processors, who specialise in the secure online capture and processing of credit/debit card transactions, as explained below.
How is your information used?
We may use your information to:
– process orders or refunds that you have submitted
We review our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis. We are legally required to hold some types of information to fulfil our statutory obligations. We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with us.
Seggin Bees does not maintain a mailing list
Who has access to your information?
We will not sell or rent your information to third parties, or share your information with third parties for marketing purposes. However, we do have Third Party Service Providers working on our behalf:
When you are using our secure online payment pages, your transaction is processed by a third party payment processor, Paypal iZettle ,who specialise in the secure online capture and processing of credit/debit card transactions. When you are using our secure in-store payment device at or at shows or events, your transaction is processed by a third party payment processor (iZettle), who specialise in the secure in-store processing of credit/debit card transactions. If you have any questions regarding secure transactions, please contact us.
Security precautions in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of your information.
Because your on-line security is our highest priority, Seggin Bees uses iZettle and Paypal as our payment gateway to process on-line payments, These are the most secure, innovative and state of the art Internet solutions provider for their clients, with its e-commerce payment and security services among the most advanced in the industry. Security includes: credit/debit card details secured within 128-bit encrypted sessions and sensitive information stored on a heavily encrypted database that is protected by multiple government approved firewalls. Seggin Bees does not hold sensitive information on our site. Should anyone gain unauthorised access to our database, no credit card details or other sensitive information are held on our site. For more information, please visit:
Non-sensitive details (your email address etc.) are transmitted normally over the Internet, through our encrypted https server.
Use of ‘cookies’
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information about how the website is used. We use the following cookies on our website:
– A number of Google analytics cookies are used to collect information anonymously about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports which help us to improve our website
– A temporary session ID cookie is used to make the most efficient use of resources when you are browsing from page to page. The cookie is removed when you leave our website
– A visitor cookie is used to monitor how long a visitor is on our site before they take an action (for example fill in one of our forms to contact us) and also to provide statistics on whether this is a visitor’s first visit to our site.
There is more information to help you on this link: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Links to other websites
In addition, if you linked to our website from a third party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners and operators of that third party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third party site.
16 or Under
We are concerned to protect the privacy of children aged 16 or under. If you are aged 16 or under‚ please get your parent/guardian’s permission beforehand whenever you provide us with personal information.
Transferring your information outside of Europe
As part of the services offered to you through this website, the information which you provide to us may be transferred to countries outside the European Union (“EU”). By way of example, this may happen if any of our servers are from time to time located in a country outside of the EU. These countries may not have similar data protection laws to the UK. By submitting your personal data, you’re agreeing to this transfer, storing or processing. If we transfer your information outside of the EU in this way, we will take steps to ensure that appropriate security measures are taken with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this Policy.
If you use our services while you are outside the EU, your information may be transferred outside the EU in order to provide you with those services.
We keep this Policy under regular review. This Policy was last updated in 18 July 2018.