1.0 YOUR PRIVACY
At zXezXe we take your privacy and our security measures very seriously. We are committed to ensuring as safe a platform for you and us as is practicably possible. This policy gives an overview of our commitment to those goals.
2.0 WHAT ARE “COOKIES”?
3.0 ARE COOKIES DANGEROUS?
Cookies are simply files that contain text or numbers and cannot execute or perform any functions on their own. This makes it impossible for cookies to transmit viruses or send e-mails without your knowledge. The cookies we use serve primarily to enhance the functionality of our website and also allow us to continue improving the website. We limit the number of cookies we use and keep their lifespan to a minimum to protect your data while giving you an excellent user experience on our website. Our saved search function cookie allows you to search our website’s core information, our details and public directories. These are not considered to be detrimental to your computer system, files or records. 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 however prevent you from taking full advantage of the functions and enjoyment of our website.
4.0 WHAT TYPE OF COOKIES DO WE USE?
The cookies we use on our website serve four different purposes:
4 (a) Strictly necessary cookies: Some cookies are required to use the website. This type of cookie allows us to identify registered users and to ensure that these users can access secure areas of our website. These cookies must be enabled for users to access all areas of the website and use services like shopping carts and e-billing. On our website “strictly necessary cookies” are entirely session-cookies. They are automatically deleted from your device whenever you close your browser.
Some of these cookies enable tracking, which means that a user’s behaviour while using other websites from different operators can be analysed. This information can be used to display targeted adverts (“targeting”), even on websites with different operators (“re-targeting”). We may wish to make your experience on our website more relevant by showing you personalised adverts tailored to your interests.
5.0 WHAT DATA DO COOKIES STORE?
The cookies and any website plug-ins we use store only basic personal data which you mostly provide yourself in the course of opening and maintaining your online account with us. We will never combine the data stored in cookies with any other personal data.
6.0 COOKIE SERVICES THAT WE USE:
We use Shopify as our website platform. Please forgive the techno-babble, but a result, the following are used. _session_id, unique token, sessional, which allows Shopify to store information about your session (referrer, landing page, etc).
_shopify_visit, no data held, Persistent for 30 minutes from the last visit, used by the website provider’s internal statistics tracker to record the number of visits, _shopify_uniq, in which no data is held, expires at each midnight (relative to the visitor) of the next day, and counts the number of visits to a website store by a single customer. _cart, which is a unique token, persistent for 2 weeks, This stores information about the contents of your shopping cart. _secure_session_id, which is a unique token to enable ‘log-in’ to your account with us, _sessional storefront_digest, a unique token which is indefinite If the website store has a password, this is used to determine if the current visitor has access.
We also use programmes on our website integration such as MailChimp, Facebook Store and Lexity-live, which are mailshot and emailing programmes. In addition, we use Stripe which is our payment gateway for all product sales. For product leases we use Paywhirl, which is used to take lease payments from customers, as well as the Paywhirl Virtual Payments Terminal. However, all opf these payment gateway programmes and systems, are well protected by secure SSL verification and meet all the relevant security standards, in respect of credit/debit card processing services.
7.0 THIRD PARTY LINKS:
Although we take your privacy very seriously, we cannot be held responsible for any misuse that may occur when visiting any third party websites via links, direct URL addresses or any third party applications. In addition to our own cookie applications, we make use of some other third party applications on our site including (but not limited to), Google Analytics (which collects data regarding volume of web traffic, geographic location of users and other business statistical information. Whilst we consider these third party applications to be of sound value, we do not warrant that they are completely fail-proof. We advise that you should ensure that any external sites you visit from any such links have adequate security measures in place. If you are unsure about any website or link, you should refrain from visiting them.
8.0 NO IMPLIED ENDORSEMENTS:
In no event shall any reference to any third party or third party product or service be construed as an approval or endorsement by us of that third party, or of any product or service provided by them. Likewise, a link to any third party Website does not imply that we endorse or accept any responsibility for the content or use of such a Website. We do not endorse, warrant or guarantee any product or service offered by any third party accessible through this Website, and will not be a party to or in any way monitor any transaction involving any third party providers of products or services. As with the purchase of any product or service through any medium or in any environment, you are responsible for exercising appropriate judgment and caution. It is your responsibility to ensure that any third party website your visit from our website, is fit for its purpose and contains the necessary safeguards and privacy/cookies policies.
9.0 YOUR PERSONAL DETAILS:
In order to start purchasing via our site, you must register as a user on our Website. To register you are required to provide us with simple information such as your address, billing information, delivery information and your valid email address and password to create your login profile. Any access codes or passwords provided should be safeguarded at all times. You are responsible for the security of your access codes and passwords, and will be solely liable for any use or unauthorized use under such access codes or passwords. You agree to notify us immediately if you believe that your login or password has been or may be used without your permission so that appropriate action can be taken. We are not responsible for losses or damage caused by your failure to safeguard your login and password.
10.0 DATA PROTECTION AND ACCESS TO INFORMATION HELD ABOUT YOU:
You may ask us whether we are storing any personal information about you by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org and, if you wish, we will provide you with a copy of the personal data we hold about you by email. We may ask for proof of your identity before providing any information and reserve the right to refuse to provide information requested if in our opinion, your identity as a user of our service is not established.
We may charge you a statutory small fee of £10 should you require written copy of any such information under the terms of the Data Protection Act. Our business address for written correspondence or service of any document, is Callias Limited (“trading as zXezXe”), 27 Old Gloucester Street, London, WC1N 3AX, United Kingdom
11.0 FURTHER INFORMATION: