Privacy Policy

(version 2 - effective from 24th May 2018)

Introduction

This website is the property of Vintassion LLP.   We take the privacy of all users of the website very seriously and therefore set out in this Privacy Policy our position regarding certain privacy matters.

Our website uses HTTPS (connection security SSL Certificate), as shown by the green padlock to the left of the web address https://www.vintassion.com/...  This ensures that all information sent and received is cryptographically encrypted between users and our website server, which is held in a UK based data centre that provides a premium environment equipped with up-to-date fire and security systems. 

This Privacy Policy covers all personal data that is shared by a user (including Registered Sellers, Customers, Newsletter Subscribers and Event Organisers) with us or not with us whether directly via https://www.vintassion.com/...   or for example via email.  We may update this Privacy Policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes.  This Privacy Policy is effective from the date of publication 24th May 2018.

Our Privacy Policy provides an explanation as to what happens to any personal data that you share with us, or that we collect from you either directly via this website or for example via email.

For the purpose of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) our data controller is Martin Evans.  Should you have any queries please get in touch with us using the contact details at the end of this Privacy Policy.

  
Information We Collect

In operating our website we may collect and process the following data about you:

- details of your visits to our website and the resources that you access, including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblog statistics and other communication data (to help us do this we may use a third-party service, such as Google Analytics but this information is anonymised);

- information that you provide by filling in forms on our website, such as, when you register for a Seller’s Account or request to receive information, sign-up for our Newsletters, or make a payment for a Service or Item; 

- we gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our weekly Newsletter (this can be unsubscribed at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the Newsletter); and,

- information provided to us when you communicate with us for any reason that is relevant to the services we offer.


Use of Cookies

On occasion, we may gather information about your computer for our services and to provide statistical information regarding the use of our website to our advertisers.

Such information will not identify you personally it is statistical data about our users and their use of our website. This statistical data does not identify any personal details whatsoever. It is used by us to analyse how users to https://www.vintassion.com/...  interact with the website so that we can continue to develop this website and make it a better experience for our users.

We may gather information about your general internet use by using a cookie file that is downloaded to your computer. Where used, these cookies are downloaded to your computer automatically.    This cookie file is stored on the hard drive of your computer as cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. They help us to improve our website and the service that we provide to you.

All computers have the ability to decline cookies. This can be done by activating the setting on your browser which enables you to decline the cookies. Please note that should you choose to decline cookies, you may be unable to access particular parts of our website.

Our advertisers may also use cookies, over which we have no control. Such cookies (if used) would be downloaded once you click on advertisements on our website.


Use of Your Information

The information that we collect and store relating to you is primarily used to enable us to provide our services to you.  In addition, we may use the information for the following purposes:

- to provide you with information requested from us, relating to our services. To provide information on other products which we feel may be of interest to you, where you have given us consent to receive such information (we do not use pre-ticked consent boxes or assume de facto consent).  Parental or guardian’s consent is required for users under 16 years of age;

- to meet our contractual commitments to you;

- to notify you about any changes to our website, such as improvements or service/product changes, that may affect our service; and

- if you are a Registered Seller, Customer, or Event Organiser, we may contact you with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale to you.

Such information will be limited to that appropriate for the purposes required and held no longer than necessary. 
 
Our sharing of Customer information with Registered Sellers and vice-a-versa will be limited to that appropriate to facilitate the browsing and buying of vintage, retro, or upcycled goods and services. 

We will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.

Please be advised that we do not reveal information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers but we may, on occasion, provide them with aggregate statistical information about our users.

All our website financial transactions are handled through our payment services provider, PayPal. You can review PayPal’s privacy policy at www.paypal.co.uk . We will share information with PayPal only to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing payments you make via our website and dealing with complaints and queries relating to such payments.
 

Storing Your Personal Data

We may transfer data that we collect from you to locations outside of the European Economic Area for processing and storing. Also, it may be processed by staff operating outside the European Economic Area who work for us or for one of our suppliers. For example, such staff maybe engaged in the processing and concluding of your order, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services.   By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all reasonable steps to make sure that your data is treated securely and in agreement with this Privacy Policy.

Data that is provided to us is stored on secure servers. Details relating to any transactions entered into on our website will be encrypted to ensure its safety.

The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of data sent to us electronically and transmission of such data is therefore entirely at your own risk.  Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password so that you can access certain parts of our website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.
 

Disclosing Your Information

Where applicable, we may disclose your personal information to any member of our group. This includes, where applicable, our subsidiaries, our holding company and its other subsidiaries (if any).

We may also disclose your personal information to third parties:

- to the extent that we are required to do so by law;

- in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;

- in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);

- to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset which we are (or are contemplating) selling; and

- to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.

Except as provided in this Privacy Policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.
 

Third Party Links

You may find links to third party websites on our website. These websites should have their own privacy policies which you should check. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies whatsoever as we have no control over them.


Access To Your Personal Information

The General Data Protection Requlation gives you the right to view, amend or delete the personal information that we hold  about you.  In most cases we will not charge for complying with access requests except for those that are manifestly unfounded or excessive.  Should you wish to receive details that we hold about you please request using the contact details below and we will acknowledge receipt of your request and respond within one month.


Updating information

Please let us know if the personal information, which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.


Contacting Us

We welcome any queries, comments or requests you may have regarding this Privacy Policy.  Please do not hesitate to contact us by emailing admin@vintassion.com.

If you prefer to write to us then our contact address is: Vintassion LLP, 12 Cotswold Close TETBURY, GLOS, GL8 8RD


Vintassion LLP is a registered Limited Liability Partnership (No. OC382442) in England & Wales, our registered office address is: Vintassion LLP, 12, Cotswold Close, TETBURY, Gloucestershire, GL8 8RD, UK