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Privacy Notice

Privacy Policy 2012 v1
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BACKGROUND

The Privacy Policy is part of the Terms and Conditions ("T&C").

This Policy applies between You, the User of this Website and the Company, the owner and provider of this Website.

The Privacy Policy applies to Our use of any and all Data collected by Us in relation to Your use of the Website and any Services or Systems therein.

1. Definitions and Interpretation

All Definitions and Interpretations in the T&C apply to the Privacy Policy. Additional Definitions are below.

In this Policy the following terms shall have the following meanings:

"Cookie"

means a small text file placed on Your computer by Us when You visit certain parts of this Website. This allows Us to identify recurring visitors and to analyse their browsing habits within the Website.

"Data"

means collectively all of the information that You submit to the Website. This includes, but is not limited to, information submitted using any of Our Services or Systems;

2. Data Collected

Without limitation, any of the following Data may be collected:

  • name;
  • date of birth;
  • gender;
  • job title;
  • profession;
  • contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
  • demographic information such as post code, preferences and interests;
  • financial information such as credit / debit card numbers;
  • IP address (automatically collected);
  • web browser type and version (automatically collected);
  • operating system (automatically collected);
  • a list of URLS starting with a referring site, Your activity on this Website, and the site You exit to (automatically collected);and
  • information about or from Cookies.

3. Our Use of Data

3.1. Any personal Data You submit will be retained by Us for as long as You use the Services and Systems provided on the Website. Data that You may submit through any communications System that We may provide may be retained for a longer period.

3.2. Unless We are obliged or permitted by law to do so, and subject to Clause 4, Your Data will not be disclosed to third parties.

3.3. All personal Data is stored securely in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998.

3.4. Any or all of the above Data may be required by Us from time to time in order to provide You with the best possible service and experience when using Our Website. Specifically, Data may be used by Us for the following reasons:

3.4.1. internal record keeping;

3.4.2. improvement of Our products or services.

4. Third Party Websites and Services

4.1. From time to time we may employ the services of other parties for dealing with matters that may include, but are not limited to

4.1.1. payment handling;

4.1.2. delivery of purchased items;

4.1.3. search engine facilities;and

4.1.4. advertising and marketing.

4.2. The providers of such services have access to certain personal Data provided by Users of this Website.

4.3. Any Data used by such parties is used only to the extent required by them to perform the services that We have contracted from them. Any use for other purposes is strictly prohibited.

4.4. Any Data that is processed by third parties must be processed within the terms of the Privacy Policy and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
 

5. Changes of Business Ownership and Control

5.1. We may expand or reduce Our business which may involve the sale or transfer of control of parts of Our business.

5.2. Data provided by Users will be transferred and the new owner will be permitted to use the Data for the purposes for which it was supplied by You under the terms of the Privacy Policy.

5.3. We will not advise You of such a transfer in advance of the transfer.

6. Controlling Access to Your Data

6.1. Wherever You are required to submit Data, You will be given options to restrict Our use of that Data.

6.2. This may include the following:

6.2.1. use of Data for direct marketing purposes;and

6.2.2. sharing Data with third parties.
 

7. Your Right to Withhold Information

7.1. You may access certain areas of the Website without providing any Data at all. You may be required to submit information or other Data if You wish to use all of the Services on the Website.

7.2. You can amend Your internet browser's setting to restrict Your browser's use of Cookies.

8. Security

Data security is of great importance to Us and to protect Your Data We have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure Data collected online.

9. Cookies

9.1. We may set and access Cookies on Your computer.

9.2. A Cookie is a small file that resides on Your computer's hard drive and often contains an anonymous unique identifier and is accessible only by the web site that placed it there. Other websites cannot access the Cookie.

9.3. You may delete Cookies, however You may lose any information that enables You to access the Website more quickly.

9.4. You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in Your web browser.

9.5. By default, Your browser will accept Cookies, however this can be altered. For further details please consult the 'Help' menu in Your browser.

9.6. Disabling Cookies may prevent You from using the full range of Services available on the Website.

9.7 During Your current visit to the Website, the Webs·ite uses the Cookies that are detailed in the table below. We reserve the right to add to, delete or amend these Cookies at any time. Any such amendments will be detailed inthe table below:

Cookie

Name

Purpose

More information

Hortons Group site cookie acceptance

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This cookie is used to record if a user has accepted the use of cookies on the Hortons Group website(s).

To withdraw your consent after accepting this cookie, delete the civicAllowCookies cookie.

Google Analytics

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site, which we use to help improve it. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Click here for an overview of privacy at Google

Content Management System cookie

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This cookie is set by our content management system, upon arrival to the Hortons Group site. It is used by the Hortons Group to identify unique users and maintain state, including Shopping Cart activity. This cookie is deleted when a user closes their browser.

We are working to remove this cookie from our system. The Cookie contains no personal information that could identify users to any third party.


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