WHAT WE COLLECT
We may collect the following information from you:
- First Name, Last Name
- Contact information including email address and telephone number
- Shipping and Billing address
- Sign up time and date
- Newsletter subscription (only if you have opted-in)
- Transaction data (items purchased, number of items purchased, order value, order time and date)
- Google Analytics (no personal identifiable information is passed on - all information is anonymised)
All the above historic data is kept within your account for reference purposes by you in the future. If you wish for this data to be removed please refer to our Right to be Forgotten section.
WHERE WE COLLECT
We only collect the following information via:
- Account registration
- Contact Us form
- Newsletter subscription
WHAT WE DO WITH THE INFORMATION WE GATHER
- The information that we gather is for the purpose of processing your order/s, in an efficient and accurate manner.
- We may periodically send newsletters about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided. This will only apply if you have opted in to receive our newsletter.
- Any data received via email or forms will never be used for other purposes.
RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN
If you wish to delete your account/leave and have your data removed, please contact us at [email protected] and we will remove all data associated with you.
We have implemented appropriate physical, electronic and managerial security procedures in order to protect personal information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. Access to your personal information is limited to those who specifically need it to conduct their responsibilities.
We and our third party service providers take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify your personal information where it is no longer required and to protect your personal information from unauthorised access, disclosure, loss, misuse and alteration.
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. The file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
Cookies may record information about your visit, including the type of browser and operating system you use, the previous site you visited, your server’s IP address, the pages you access and the information downloaded by you. While this anonymous statistical data may be aggregated and used in broader statistical analysis by us and our web monitoring service provider to improve our services, at no time can we personally identify you as the source of that data. 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
How to opt-out of cookies
If you do not know what cookies are, or how to control or delete them, then we recommendyou visit http://www.aboutcookies.org for detailed guidance.
LIST OF COOKIES WE COLLECT
The table below lists the cookies we collect and what information they store.
|COOKIE name||COOKIE Description|
|CART||The association with your shopping cart.|
|CATEGORY_INFO||Stores the category info on the page, that allows to display pages more quickly.|
|COMPARE||The items that you have in the Compare Products list.|
|CURRENCY||Your preferred currency|
|CUSTOMER||An encrypted version of your customer id with the store.|
|CUSTOMER_AUTH||An indicator if you are currently logged into the store.|
|CUSTOMER_INFO||An encrypted version of the customer group you belong to.|
|CUSTOMER_SEGMENT_IDS||Stores the Customer Segment ID|
|EXTERNAL_NO_CACHE||A flag, which indicates whether caching is disabled or not.|
|FRONTEND||You sesssion ID on the server.|
|GUEST-VIEW||Allows guests to edit their orders.|
|LAST_CATEGORY||The last category you visited.|
|LAST_PRODUCT||The most recent product you have viewed.|
|NEWMESSAGE||Indicates whether a new message has been received.|
|NO_CACHE||Indicates whether it is allowed to use cache.|
|PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CART||A link to information about your cart and viewing history if you have asked the site.|
|POLL||The ID of any polls you have recently voted in.|
|POLLN||Information on what polls you have voted on.|
|RECENTLYCOMPARED||The items that you have recently compared.|
|STF||Information on products you have emailed to friends.|
|STORE||The store view or language you have selected.|
|VIEWED_PRODUCT_IDS||The products that you have recently viewed.|
|WISHLIST||An encrypted list of products added to your Wishlist.|
|WISHLIST_CNT||The number of items in your Wishlist.|
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.
LINKS TO SOCIAL NETWORKS
BOOKS.IE carries share buttons to allow users to easily share content through a number of popular social networks. These sites may set a cookie when you are also logged in to their service. BOOKS.IE does not control the use of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party website for more information.
You should check the respective policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out, or delete, such information.
CONTROLLING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
The Acts give you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access to your data can be exercised in accordance with the Acts. You have the right to have any inaccuracies in your information corrected.
We take reasonable steps to ensure that the information we hold about you is accurate, complete and up-to-date. To assist us to do this, please provide us with the correct information and inform us if your details change. You may update your membership details at any time by accessing your membership account or by contacting our Customer Services Team or at [email protected]. We may require photographic identification (passport or drivers license) in order for us to authenticate your membership.
TRANSMISSION OF YOUR DATA
While care is taken to protect your personal information received from you via our website, unfortunately no data transmission over the Internet is guaranteed as fully secure. Accordingly, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you send to us or receive from us online. This is particularly true for information you send to us via email as we have no way of protecting that information until it reaches us. Once we receive your personal information, however, we are required to protect it in accordance with the Acts.
WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for newsletter marketing purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting our Customer Services Team. All emails and newsletters from this website allow you to opt-out of further mailings by clicking on the link or responding “unsubscribe”.
All payments on our website are done via third party payment gateways which are listed below. We do not hold any personal transaction data.
CHANGES TO OUR POLICY
OOUR PRIVACY COMPLIANT PROCESS
If you are concerned with the way your personal information has been handled, please contact or write to us, or alternatively, contact our Data Protection Officer as set out below. If your personal information has not been handled in an appropriate way, we will take steps to remedy your concerns in a reasonable time.
Data Protection Officer
Telephone: +353 (45) 880806
Email: [email protected]