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Privacy Policy

 

Hi! This is our privacy policy and, if you landed here, it means that you want to learn how we process your personal data at; 

Rag Master UK

admin@ragmasteruk.co.uk

and how we protect your privacy. We won’t let you down! 

 

Essential information we collect  

In operating our store, it is essential for us to capture some information about your device, such as your IP address and information related to your visit when you browse our store. For example, this might include time-stamp, the last page or product you visited, the indication that you logged in.  We do that in order to:   

  ● remember who you are after you log in so that you do not need to authenticate at each click; 

  ● monitor if our website is running with the high performance we are dedicated to providing; 

  ● let you browse between products without having to start back from the home page at each click; 

  ● remember if you put something in your shopping cart before you decide to checkout; and 

  ● control that your data is processed securely.   

We call the information mentioned above “essential information” and we collect it through the use of cookies. Cookies are small text files that most websites uses. A website places cookies in the web browser and then reads the information collected through the cookies every time the user performs an action. We use cookies. Without enabling this mechanism and this kind of cookies (first-party cookies), we could not provide you with the smooth experience that you expect while you are navigating.   

 

Order information you expressly provide 

If you buy something from our store, we will need more specific information about you. To fully process your order and ship the merchandise you selected, we need your personal data such as your first and last name, your email address and your shipping and billing address. We also use your contact and order information to send you communication related to the processing of your order. We will ask you to provide this information in our “checkout page” before letting you finalize your purchase with the payment. 

 

Accounts 

You can sign up for an account if you’d like. This will make us happy because it confirms your interest in our store. It should also make you happy because we will remember your information and, when you decide to buy our products, you do not have to provide all of your information over again -- you just have to log-in. Before registering your account, we will ask you to expressly provide your consent to this privacy policy. Only if you give us your consent, we will open your account. We also you the possibility to easily withdraw your consent and delete your account. Just connect with us at the contact details at the bottom of the page. ​ 

 

Partial Purchases 

If you have started to buy one of our products, but have not completed the purchase, you may have provided partial information, such as your email. In that case, we might send you an email to remind you about your interest. If you are not comfortable in receiving further emails of this kind, we will give you a simple opportunity to opt-out. Your privacy means a lot to us and we will stop sending you these communications right away.   

 

Reviews 

If you have completed a purchase, we will send you an email to ask you to review the product you bought. We want to be sure that whether you love your purchase or have a complaint, you can share your opinion with other customers.   

    

Personalization 

We also use some specific information related to your visit, such as the timestamp of your visit, the  page or the product you viewed, where you are coming from (if you came to our store because you clicked on an advertisement or you just opened our direct link). This is very similar to the “essential information,” but we use it to provide you with a personalized experience. The information on your visit provides us with insights on your interests and allows us to send you relevant communications. We capture this information through cookies, called a "beacon," that we allow you to block. ​

 

Other uses of personal data

Website Analytics.

We use web analytics tools provided by Google Analytics, to collect information about how you interact with our website or mobile applications, including what pages you visit,how much time you spend on each page, what operating system and web browser you use and network and IP information. We use the information provided by these tools to improve our Services. Each cookie cannot be used by anyone other than the service provider (eg: Google for Google Analytics and FaceBook). The information collected from the cookie may be transmitted to and stored by these service partners on servers in a country other than the country in which you reside. Though information collected does not include personal data such as name, address, billing information, etc., the information collected is used and shared by these service providers in accordance with their individual privacy policies. You can control the technologies we use by managing your settings through the ‘cookie banners” that may be presented (depending on URL of website visited) when you first visit our webpages, or by utilising settings in your browser or third-party tools.Google Analytics records data such as your geographical location, device, internet browser and operating system, none of this information personally identifies you to us. Google Analytics also records your computer’s IP address which could be used to personally identify you but Google do not grant us access to this. We consider Google to be a third party data processor.

 

How do we process your information? 

We use an external provider to run our store,​BigCommerce​.

BigCommerce is based in the US and is a participant in the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework and committed to providing best-in-class service and data protection. You can check its participation in the Privacy Shield here​ on the official site of The International Trade Administration (ITA), U.S. Department of Commerce.       

Through BigCommerce, we also use other, highly specialized external providers to provide the most competitive services. For example: PayPal, Royal Mail/Parcelforce  

● Payment: ​Our store is PCI-DSS compliant (a very strict industry standard with requirements for the security of credit card information), but we want to use accredited companies to process your credit card information. We process all credit card payment transactions through PayPal which are highly secured payment processors. PayPal host and handle all the payment information; we do not handle any sensitive financial data on our server. Your financial information will never be saved in our system. PayPal transactions are encrypted to ensure privacy of your credit card information. Please visit PayPal.com for more details.

● Shipping: ​ We integrate with the following shipping companies to fulfil your orders.Royal Mail/Parcelforce

Partnering with highly specialized external companies allows us to focus on what we do best:  selling great products.  

  

How can you control your personal data? 

If you are one of our customers who is in the EU, and we are specifically selling our products to the Member State where you are located, you have specific rights that we are honoured to enforce without undue delay: Access, Correct, Erasure, Port, Object. If you cannot exercise your choice on your account page or if you do not have an account with us, please reach out to us, at the contact details at the bottom of this page. We will be more than happy to help.   

 

How long do we keep your data? 

We keep your data for as long as you have an account with us. We also keep some data for security investigation. Most importantly, we have specific obligations for fraud detection and tax reasons. Therefore, we might need to retain certain data even if you ask to delete it. ​ 

 

Do we have any legal obligations when handling your data? 

Many. We might need to share your personal information to comply with applicable legal obligations.This website is designed to comply with the following national and international legislation with regards to data protection and user privacy:

 

Who can you reach out to for privacy matters? 

You can contact our Data Privacy Leader  ​[or Data Protection Officer]​  here:   

admin@ragmasteruk.co.uk

 

Do you need to lodge a complaint? 

If you have any privacy complaint, you have the right to lodge a complaint with our supervisory authority. ​

Data Protection Authority  

You may direct questions or complaints in respect of how we handle your Personal Data to the Information Commissioner’s Office.

www.ico.org.uk

Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF

Phone: 0303 123 1113

 

Any update? 

If we update our Privacy Policy to reflect a change or improvement of our services or a new legal obligation, we will publish the new version on our website, and we will make it clear on our home page https://www.ragmasteruk.co.uk/  so it will be visible as you enter our store.