Privacy & Cookies
At Department Store for the Mind we are committed to safeguarding and preserving the privacy of our visitors.
We do update this Policy from time to time so please do review this Policy regularly.
Information That We Collect
In running and maintaining our website we may collect and process the following data about you:
- Information about your use of our site including details of your visits such as pages viewed and the resources that you access. Such information includes traffic data, location data and other communication data. You can find out more about this collected data on the Cookies section in this document.
- Information provided voluntarily by you. For example, when you register for information.
- Information that you provide when you communicate with us by any means.
Use of Your Information
We use the information that we collect from you to provide our services to you. In addition to this we may use the information for one or more of the following purposes:
- To provide information to you that you request from us relating to our activities.
- To provide information to you relating to other information that may be of interest to you. Such additional information will only be provided where you have consented to receive such information.
We never give your details to third parties to use your data to enable them to provide you with information regarding unrelated goods or services.
Storing Your Personal Data
In operating our website it may become necessary to transfer data that we collect from you to locations outside of the European Union for processing and storing. By providing your personal data to us, you agree to this transfer, storing and processing. We do our utmost to ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to make sure that your data is stored securely.
Unfortunately the sending of information via the internet is not totally secure and on occasion such information can be intercepted. We cannot guarantee the security of data that you choose to send us electronically, sending such information is entirely at your own risk.
Disclosing Your Information
- Where we are legally required by law to disclose your personal information.
- To further fraud protection and reduce the risk of fraud.
Third Party Links
Access to Information
In accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 you have the right to access any information that we hold relating to you.
Cookies are small packets of information stored by a web browser on your computer.
There are two main types of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies.
Session cookies are removed from your computer when you close your browser and are mainly used, for example, to store information about the items in your shopping basket.
Conversely, persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until they are deleted or when they reach their expiry date. This type of cookie is often used to anonymously track your activity on a website so the website owner can analyse the data to see if there are ways they can improve their website.
Cookies used by Department Store for the Mind
Google Analytics (_ga, _gat)
We use Google Analytics to monitor traffic levels, search queries and visits to this website. Google Analytics stores IP address (anonymously) on its servers in the United States, and neither Department Store for the Mind or Google associate your IP address with any personally identifiable information.
Google Analytics mainly uses first-party cookies to report on user interactions on our site. These cookies are used to store non-personally identifiable information. Browsers do not share first-party cookies across domains.
This is a session cookie set by this site’s Content Management System, Craft, which is used when an admin user logs in to the CMS control panel.
A session cookie which allows Shopify, our e-commerce system, to store information about your session (referrer, landing page, etc..).
Counts the number of visits to a store by a single customer. Expires midnight (relative to the visitor) of the next day.
Records the number of visits to the shop. Persistent for 30 minutes from the last visit.
Stores information about the contents of your cart. Persistent for 2 weeks.
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies, however, blocking cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of some websites.
Managing cookies for each browser differs, so we have provided links to more detailed information for some the more popular browsers:
Please do not hesitate to contact us regarding any matter relating to this Privacy and Cookies Policy via email at email@example.com.