We will never reveal your personal information to any third party or entity except under the following circumstances, or as explained.
· If a governmental agency, or an solicitor, subpoenas your private information, or makes a formal request for discovery pursuant to any legal action, or pending legal action. This is particularly true when a matter concerns Section 29 (3) of the Data Protection Act of 1998, but may also be relevant for any legal inquiry or investigation by the government, regulatory agency, or private solicitor.
· If our solicitor requests such information relevant to a current or pending legal matter in which you are a potential or actual party or otherwise contributed in some way to the causation of the legal matter.
Please note that we employ the use of “Cookies.” Currently we employ “Cookies” when users create user accounts, but we may further employ “Cookies” to assist the functionality of other tools, services and functions in the future. “Cookies” are small programs that enhance your use of the Internet, in general, and specifically we use “Cookies” to enhance your usage of our functions.
As you employ our various functions, your user name, password and email addresses are recorded in our database. A session “Cookie” is written to your browser for the purpose of maintaining an authenticated session with you, the user. The information gathered is not shared with third parties. You may turn off your “Cookies” by adjusting the appropriate setting on your browser. Please consult the HELP menu of your browser to learn how to turn your “Cookies” off. “Cookies” do not reveal personal information and if you turn off your “Cookies” you may find your enjoyment of the Internet, and our site, to be reduced or impaired.
“Cookies” and IP addresses help us track visitors to our site and to the sites owned and maintained by our various customers. Providing such data to our customers is an inherent part of an important service we provide our contractees.
Users who visit our web sites will have their IP address, user agent, and Internet based referrer automatically recorded in our log file.
In order to seek out and repair functionality issues with our servers and related programming, we may use you email and IP addresses for evaluation and diagnostic purposes. We may also use your email and IP address to automatically recognise you should you contact us or use our tools and services. Groups of email and IP addresses are also gathered so that we may have broad demographic information.
You may be required to complete online registration forms that provide us with contact information (such as your name and street address), your email address, and your phone numbers. Bootbay.co.uk asks you not to share any personal information regarding any other Bootbay.co.uk member without that person’s express permission.
We may, from time to time, send you emails regarding our service so that we can directly communicate with you regarding issues we determine to be relevant. We may also provide you with promotional information about our tools and services, as well as tools and services offered by our partners. An opt-out procedure is provided with each mailing regarding general offers or information. You must accept emails from us that deal with specific issues regarding your account or membership. This is because we may need to contact you if there is a change in the service that we are providing you or if we need to respond to an inquiry that you have sent us regarding a customer service issue or other important concern.
Naturally, should you purchase a product or service from us now or at any time in the future; we will require sufficient information from you so that we can complete the transaction. Such information could include a credit card number and related account and billing information, invoice related information, and other data required for processing the order. We will also update such data should you grant us permission to bill you or your credit card for recurring charges, such as monthly or other types of periodic payments. All information of this nature is maintained by us in a secure database and transmitted across the Internet from you to us using secured transmission encryption.
While we endeavor to meet or surpass the industry standard regarding the protection of transmitted data, there is no such thing as perfect security on the Internet.
Our services are not offered to children under the age of 18 years of age. All minor children should use our site under the direct supervision of their parent or guardian.
All site members taking part in one or more of our various commercial activities, such as bidding, buying or selling will create various data that we collect in order to facilitate such activities.
Our rating system by its very nature collects and distributes certain types of information about those parties who have been rated.
Should you post correspondence on our message boards or in any message system or area, or leave rating information, this information is collected and published to our community as a whole.
Should you send us any correspondence of any nature, we will collect the information relevant to the correspondence, including your return address and other contact information.
We will use your personal information internally, for correspondence to you, and to resolve issues between our customers.
We may use your personal information internally to improve our services to you and to adjust our marketing approaches. We will also use your information and data relating to usage patterns to better target specific marketing and service offers to you.
We will not lease, sell, lend or otherwise give out your email address to any third parties or entities.
As we work with our advertisers, we may calculate marketing approaches based on aggregated information but will not release personally identifiable information to any third party.
Your user ID is made available to the public, but your password is not. Please always keep your password a secret.
Should you communicate with us via email, please understand that while we will take all reasonable efforts to keep your data secret, all communications on and via the Internet are subject to a certain amount of risk.
Should you request in writing, we shall cancel your account and erase all personal data from our database. We will endeavor to honor your request with all reasonable haste. Some information will retained, such as your name and the date and reason, if any is stated, for your request and the date of the erasure of your information.
Should we refer you to any third party companies, via links or other means, please read the privacy policies of any such sites as we are not responsible for their privacy policies and business models and practices.