Privacy Policy


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WHO ARE WE

Belleek.com is the trading name of Belleek Pottery Limited, a private company registered in Northern Ireland; company number: R0000099. Our registered office is:

Belleek Pottery Ltd
3 Main Street
Belleek
Co Fermanagh
N.Ireland
BT933FY

If you have any questions about how we look after your personal data, you can contact us:

  • In writing at the address detailed above. Please mark your letter for the attention of the Data Protection Officer.
  • By email to dataprotection@belleek.ie
  • By telephone on +44 (0) 28 6865 8501

PRIVACY POLICY

Belleek Pottery Limited is committed to protecting and preserving the privacy of our customers and visitors who use our website.

We believe that you should know what personal data we collect, as well as to understand your rights in respect of your personal data, this policy will explain the purposes of collectiong and use of your personal data as well as how we have ensured that you have adequate control over your own personal data.

We recommend that you read this Privacy Policy carefully as it provides important information about personal data to collect and how it is used.

  1. Lawful basis of processing
  2. Personal Information
  3. Disclosure
  4. IRP Commerce
  5. Third Party Services
  6. Links
  7. Security
  8. Cookies
  9. Changes to this Privacy Policy
  10. Questions & Contact Information

LAWFUL BASIS OF PROCESSING

We may process your data based on one of three main legal grounds: (1) your consent; (2) any contract between you and us; and (3) our legitimate interests.

We collect your personal data based on one or many of the following legal bases:

  1. We have obtained your prior express consent (written, verbal or online) to the processing of your personal data (this legal basis is only used in relation to processing that is entirely voluntary - it is not used for processing that is necessary or obligatory in any way)
  2. the processing is necessary in connection with any contract between Belleek.com and you; or
  3. we have a legitimate interest in carrying out the processing for the purpose of managing, operating or promoting our business, and that legitimate interest is not overridden by your interests, fundamental rights, or freedoms ("legitimate interests").You have a right to withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal data, at any time, by contacting us at Belleek Pottery Ltd

PERSONAL INFORMATION

What Personal Information do we collect

When you browse our website or carry out actions such as the following:

  • Create a customer account
  • Place an order
  • Sign up to our mailing list or subscribe to any other services that we offer
  • Enter any competition, promotion or prize draw
  • Correspond with us, whether by phone, email or live chat

Then, we may collect your personal information, including:

  • Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Gender
  • Address
  • Email address
  • Phone or mobile number
  • Encrypted password and payment information
  • Customer Service correspondence records
  • Technical information about how you access and use our websites, including your IP address, browser type, referring URL and operating system.
  • Cookies - for more information see below.

What is done with this information?

We use your information for the following:

  • To process your orders. We use relevant personal information described above (including your name, address and payment details) to process and deliver your order, add payments or refunds and to notify you of the status of your order.
  • To provide Customer Support. If you contact our Customer Service (or vice versa), we will use your identification information to identify you and other personal information such as your order information and contact history to process your request and provide you with the best service possible. We'll use your personal information to keep a record of when and why you contact us and to keep your contact details up-to-date.
  • To improve our website and services. We use your personal information to help analyse and understand how you use our products and services, to develop more interesting and relevant products and services, to improve our website, as well as to personalise the products and services we offer you.
  • Fraud Prevention. To prevent or detect fraud or abuses of our sites.
  • Marketing. If you consent, we will use your information to notify you of products or special offers that may be of interest to you. We will send direct marketing communications to you via the channel you choose, such as email, phone, or social media. We ask for your consent, where required by applicable law, in order to use the contact details you have provided to us to send personalised marketing or retargeting communications. Please see below for more information on third parties and cookies used to provide these services.

How long will you keep my information?

  • Customer and order information will be kept securely on our system until you ask us to remove it. Note: Purchase information retention is subject to regulatory mandates we must adhere to e.g. data retention requirements for tax reporting purchases.
  • Encrypted Credit Card information will be purged every 365 days.
  • Mailing List Subscriptions will remain active until you opt out from specific lists.
  • Cookies - please refer to the section below (Cookies).

CONSENT

How do you get my consent?

When you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.

If we ask for your personal information for marketing purposes, e.g. to offer you special discounts, we will request your permission explicitly, if not already granted.

How do I withdraw my consent?

If after you opt-in, if you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent to marketing communications. Marketing will be terminated and any data specifically used for marketing purposes alone will be deleted.Financial transaction data will be maintained as required by law.

You may opt-out by clicking the unsubscribe link on our newsletter emails, contacting us at dataprotection@belleek.ie or mailing us at: Belleek Pottery Ltd, 3 Main Street, Belleek, Co Fermanagh, N.Ireland, BT933FY

DISCLOSURE

We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if required to fulfil our obligations under our agreement with you. E.g. provide your address to the courier to have your purchases delivered.

IRP COMMERCE

Our store is hosted on the IRP Commerce platform provided by Export Technologies Ltd. They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows you to buy our products and use our services.

Your data is stored through IRP Commerce's data storage, databases and the general IRP application. They store your data on a secure server behind a firewall.

Payment through our website can be made via our secure check out pages using secure 3rd party payment service providers, e.g. credit card processors.

The IRP is PCI compliant. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

THIRD-PARTY SERVICES

In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us. E.g. Couriers to deliver your purchases.

However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.

In particular, remember that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located in a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider other legal obligations may be placed upon them by the laws of their jurisdiction.

LINKS

When you click on links on our store, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.

SECURITY

To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.

If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL). We follow all PCI-DSS Level 1 requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards.

COOKIES

A Cookie is a small file that resides on your computer’s hard drive and often contains an anonymous unique identifier and is accessible only by the web site that placed it there, not any other sites. Cookies are not computer programs, and can't read other information saved on your hard drive. They cannot be used to disseminate viruses, or get a user's email address etc. They only contain and transfer to the website as much information as the users themselves have disclosed to that website.

Most On-Line retailers use cookies. The IRP uses Cookies to let us know you are a prior customer and thus you will not need to re-enter certain information every time you shop at the site. We do not use cookies to store credit card numbers, address information or any other personal information.

You may delete Cookies, however you may lose any information that enables you to access the Web Site more quickly or enjoy a custom experience. You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your web browser. By default, your browser will accept Cookies, however this can be altered. For further details please consult the help menu in your browser. Disabling Cookies may prevent you from using the full range of Services available on the Web Site.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it. If our store is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to sell products to you.

QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION

In compliance with The EU GDPR Directive 25th May 2018, if you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information, contact our Privacy Compliance Officer by email or post at the address given in the ‘Who We Are’ section above.

 

CONTACT

All comments, queries and requests relating to our use of your information are welcomed and should be emailed to customerenquires@Belleek.ie

If you have any queries about our Privacy Policy, please don't hesitate to contact us.