Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how UK Pashmina Ltd uses and protects any information that you give UK Pashmina Ltd when you use this website.

UK Pashmina Ltd is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

UK Pashmina Ltd may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 01 February 2014.

What we collect

We may collect the following information which is necessary for online shopping:

  • your name
  • contact information including address, email address and telephone number
  • demographic information such as postcode
  • other information relevant to your purchase

What we do with this information

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • internal record keeping
  • we may use the information to specify a product for you
  • we may use the information to improve our products and services
  • we may periodically send promotional email about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided. You can unsubscribe from this at any time.
  • we will never pass any information to third parties unless we are required to do so by law

We do not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any 3rd parties.


Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.


What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file which is placed on your computer's hard drive. Online shops like UK Pashmina Ltd are allowed to use 'strictly necessary' cookies without consent otherwise online shops would not work. They are used to remember, for example, what you put in your shopping basket. If we did not use this then your shopping basket would be empty when you reached the checkout.

Cookies on this website

Strictly Necessary 

PHPSESSID

Used to recognise the same user when they click from page to page. Remembers what is in your shopping basket. The cookie expires when you close your web browser.

SESSION

This cookie allows you to put an item in your basket, leave the website and then return at some point in the future and the contents of your shopping basket will still be available. If you sign in with an email address and password, these login details are also saved so that you can remain logged in when returning (the password is encrypted). If you sign out your login details are removed from the cookie.

Performance

A further category of cookies which we have identified we have called 'Performance Cookies' and we use these only to improve our site or measure response rates. All information collected by these cookies is anonymous and does not in any way impact on your privacy.

The cookies below are used by Google Analytics and measure how visitors arrive at our website and how long they stay on the website. 

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This cookie is typically written to the browser upon the first visit to UK Pashmina Ltd from that web browser. This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to UK Pashmina Ltd and it is updated with each page view. Expires 2 years from set/update.

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This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session with UK Pashmina Ltd. When a user views a page on UK Pashmina Ltd, the Google Analytics code attempts to update this cookie. This cookie expires when a user pauses on a page on UK Pashmina Ltd for longer than 30 minutes.

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This cookie stores the type of referral used by the visitor to reach UK Pashmina Ltd, whether via a direct method, a referring link, a website search, or a campaign such as an ad or an email link. It is used to calculate search engine traffic, ad campaigns and page navigation within your UK Pashmina Ltd. The cookie is updated with each page view to your site.

Cookie summary

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from shopping.


Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.


Controlling your personal information

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we are required by law to do so.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to admin@ukpashmina.co.uk

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.