Privacy Policy & Information

Privacy Policy at Gear4Me.co.uk.  We operate our business to the highest standards, both professionally and ethically.  Our aim is to provide the customer with a professional and honest service.

PRIVACY POLICY

We understand that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used. We respect and value the privacy of all of our clients and will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a way that is consistent with our obligations to client confidentiality and your rights under the law.

Who are we?

We are an online business Registered as Gear4me Ltd, registered in England under company number 12634266, Registered address – 6 Northlands Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO15 2LF 

What Does This Privacy Policy Cover?

This Privacy Policy explains how we use your personal data, how it is collected, how it is held, and how it is processed. It also explains your rights under the law relating to your personal data.

What is Personal Data?

Personal data is defined by the General Data Protection 1998 as ‘any information relating to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified in particular by reference to an identifier’.  Personal data is, in simpler terms, any information about you that enables you to be identified.

What Personal Data Do You Collect?

When you enter any of our competitions you agree that we may collect some or all of the following personal data depending on the method you use to enter a competition:

  • Date of birth
  • Address
  • Email address
  • Telephone number(s)
  • Payment information

Your personal data is not obtained from any third party.

How Do You Use My Personal Data?

Your personal data may be used for any or all of the following purposes:

  • Processing any payments you make to enter a competition
  • Communicating with you if you are a winner of a competition
  • Arranging delivery of any prize you may have won
  • Sending you email newsletters occasionally (you may unsubscribe at any time)
  • Use of your name, town or geographic location and any images taken of you with your winning prize for the purposes of marketing our business on the Website or Social media.

    Note:  No credit card details are stored on our website or anywhere else in our business.  All transactions are handled securely by our payment providers.

How Long Will You Keep My Personal Data?

Your registered account will remain active on our website until such times as you request closure of the account by contacting us.

How and Where Do You Store or Transfer My Personal Data and do you share it?

We will store your personal client data on our website in UK.  For our newsletter we share that data by storing it on our mailing list providers servers (MailChimp).  MailChimp participates in and has certified its compliance with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework.  Their data protection policies can be found at https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/.

Our Cookie Policy 

This website uses cookies.  Cookies are small text files that can be used by websites to make a user’s experience more efficient.  This site uses different types of cookies. Some cookies are placed by third party services that appear on our pages.

We use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners who may combine it with other information that you’ve provided to them or that they’ve collected from your use of their services. You consent to our cookies if you continue to use our website.

You can at any time change the cookie settings on our website via the cookie icon on the bottom left of any page on our website.

We also use Google Analytics to help us understand how our viewers use the website — you can find more information about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

We may also use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you. For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.

You can opt out of targeted advertising by using the links below:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads
Google: https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous

You may also find out find out more about your browser and adverts here  https://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices

How Do I Contact You?

To contact us about anything to do with your personal data and data protection please use the following details:

Email address: contactg4me(at)gear4me(dot).co(dot)uk.  Note – Anti-spam email address please replace (at) with the symbol @ and (dot) with a . (period) in the email address shown.

Telephone number: 05603 641021.

Privacy Policy:- Changes to this Privacy & Cookie Policy.

We may alter or amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. This may be necessary, for example, if the law changes, or if we or our business changes in a way that affects personal data protection.  Any changes will be made to this Privacy Policy document.