What information do we collect? How do we use it?
* When you order, we need to know your name, e-mail address and address. This allows us to process and fulfil your orders and to notify you of the status of your order. We do not hold details of your credit card information. Payment is handled securely by Paypal.
* We also ask for your telephone number which enables us to contact you urgently if there is a problem with your order.
* We monitor customer traffic patterns and site usage to help us develop the design and layout of the store.
How does ottersandbutterflies.co.uk protect customer information?
As required by the UK Data Protection Legislation, we follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information which you have given us, to prevent unauthorised access. Our security procedures mean that we may occasionally request proof of identity before we are able to disclose sensitive information to you. Payment is handled by Paypal, who provide secure server facilities to ensure maximum security at all times.
What about "cookies"?
Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. Our cookies do not contain any personally identifying information, and are used to retain information during a single visit only. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser to prevent that. Please note that some functionality may not work as expected if you choose to reject the cookie used to manage our shopping system.
Will ottersandbutterflies.co.uk disclose the information it collects to outside parties?
ottersandbutterflies.co.uk does not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others. ottersandbutterflies.co.uk may provide aggregate statistics about our customers, sales, traffic patterns and related site information to reputable third-party vendors, but these statistics will include no personally identifying information.
We employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include fulfilling orders, delivering packages, sending postal mail and e-mails, removing repetitive information from customer lists, analysing data, providing marketing assistance and providing customer services. Such companies and individuals will have access to personal information needed to perform these functions, but may not use it for any other purposes and are required to process the data in accordance with the UK's Data Protection legislation.
We are committed to protecting your privacy. We use the information we collect on the site to make shopping at ottersandbutterflies.co.uk possible and to enhance your overall shopping experience. We do not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others.
Please note that our personal information may be used by us to occasionally notify you about important functionality changes to our Web site, new ottersandbutterflies.co.uk services and special offers we think you'll find valuable. These communications will be very infrequent.
Tell us what you think
ottersandbutterflies.co.uk welcomes your questions and comments about privacy. Please send e-mails to firstname.lastname@example.org.