If you are 16 years or younger you may not register with us on the Site. Ask the permission of a parent or guardian who should register your personal information on your behalf. If we become aware that you are 16 years or younger and you have not obtained such permission, we will remove your personal information from our records.
By browsing and using the Site you agree to this Policy governing your use of the Site. If you do not accept this Policy, you must not use the Site.
This Policy applies only to this website and not to other websites to which we provide links. We also enter into agreements with commercial partners whose websites may be co-branded or framed by us and which you may visit directly through our website. These websites are not subject to the Policy. You are advised to read the policies of such other websites.
1. INFORMATION THAT WE COLLECT FROM YOU
1.1 If you decide to register with Flippedflops.com you will be asked to provide certain information about yourself including your name and contact details. By submitting your personal information, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your information in accordance with the terms of this Policy.
We may also collect information about your usage of the Site, as well as information about you, from emails, phone calls or letters that you send to us. We will only use any such information in accordance with the terms of this Policy.
2. USE OF YOUR INFORMATION
2.1 We will only use your information for the following purposes:
(a) to enable us to provide you with access to all parts of the Site and to enable you to download information and materials from the Site;
(b) where you have so consented on the registration form, to contact you with our newsletter other email updates and where you order products from us to confirm the order details;
(c) to produce reports, statistics and analysis of the types of people who access the site;
(d) to contact you for your views on the Site and to notify you occasionally about important changes or developments to the Site;
(e) to administer, support, improve and develop our Site.
If you change your mind about being contacted in the future, please let us know and we will remove you from our mailing list.
3. DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
3.1 We do follow strict guidelines in the storage and disclosure of information which you have given us, to prevent unauthorised access. We comply with the laws of the countries from which we operate.
3.2 Certain personal information that you provide to us is defined as Sensitive Personal Data by the Data Protection Act 1988. We do not seek any Sensitive Personal Data other than that which is reasonable and necessary for the purposes sought.
3.3 By providing us with the information requested you are giving us your explicit consent to collect, process, disclose, transfer or store your Sensitive Personal Data for the purposes of processing orders for goods/services.
3.4 We do not disclose your personal data to any third party except to the extent that we may disclose your personal data to third parties (whether in the U.K. or elsewhere) for the purposes of processing orders made by you for goods or services from us.
3.5 Please note that this may include the transfer of your personal data to one or more countries outside the U.K..
By using the Site you consent to third parties having access to your personal data, including those outside the European Economic Area (EEA). You understand and accept that if your data is disclosed to third parties outside the EEA those parties may be based in territories that may not have sensitive data protection provisions in law. Every effort will be made to ensure that your data is processed solely to provide you with a newsletter or other email update, or in connection with a competition/promotion. We will attempt to ensure that your data is held safely.
4. SECURITY AND DATA RETENTION
We employ security measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage. Unfortunately, no transmission of data over the internet is guaranteed to be completely secure. It may be possible for third parties not under our control to intercept or access transmissions or private communications unlawfully therefore any transmission of personal information to us is made at your own risk. We will retain your information for a reasonable period or as long as the law requires.
5. ACCESSING AND UPDATING
You are entitled to see the personal information held about you and you may ask us to make any necessary changes to ensure that it is accurate and kept up to date. If you wish to do this, please contact us. We are entitled by law to charge a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.
6.1 Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device. Information gathered through cookies and web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at the Site and the websites visited just before and just after the Site.
6.2 For further details on cookies please visit www.allaboutcookies.org where you can find comprehensive information on cookie restriction and blocking for a wide variety of browsers.
6.3 We use both first party cookies, being our cookies and third party cookies, being cookies set by third party companies.
6.4 We use ‘analytical’ cookies which, in conjunction with our web server’s log files, allow us to calculate the aggregate number of people visiting the Site and which parts of the website are most popular. This helps us gather feedback so that we can improve the Site and better serve our customers.
6.6 We use ‘session’ cookies which enable you to carry information across pages of the Site and avoid having to re-enter information. Session cookies enable us to compile statistics that help us to understand how the Site is being used and to improve its structure.
6.7 We use ‘persistent’ cookies which are cookies that remain in the cookies file of your browser for longer and help us to recognise you as a unique visitor to the Site, tailoring the content of certain areas of the Site to offer you content that match your preferred interests.
6.8 By using the Site, you are deemed to consent to our use of the cookies described above.
6.9 You can refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. You may also delete cookies at any time by going to the browsing settings on your web browser. Please note that if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of the Site.
Details of the cookies that we use including their purpose and how long they will remain on your computer (unless you actively delete them earlier) is set out at the end of this Policy.
7. CHANGES TO THE POLICY
Any changes to the Policy in the future will be posted to the Site and, where appropriate, through e-mail notification. You should regularly review this Policy when you visit the Site. By continuing to use the Site following any changes you will be deemed to have agreed to such changes.
All comments, queries and requests relating to our use of your information are welcomed and should be addressed to: