Privacy Policy

(Updated May 23 2018)

At OBD we are committed to safeguarding and preserving the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy explains what happens to any personal data that you provide to us, or that we collect from you whilst you visit our site. This Website is operated by https://www.online-by-design.com ("Online By Design/OBD/we/our/us") and as a user of the website (referred to as "you/your") you acknowledge that any use of this website (including any transactions you make) is subject to this Privacy Policy together with our Terms and Conditions. The purpose of this statement is to set out the purposes for which, and the manner in which, we may collect and use personal information that we may obtain about you. By either registering as a user of any services provided by OBD on this website and/or by using the OBD website generally you consent and agree to this use by us. OBD does not knowingly collect data from any unsupervised person under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, you must not use the OBD website or submit any personal data to us unless you have the consent of, and are supervised by, a parent or guardian.

Use of your personal information

1. When you register and use this site:

  • You will be asked to provide certain information such as your name, contact details and possibly credit card or other payment details. We will not store this data and hold it on computers or otherwise. We will use this data to fulfil our agreement with you.
  • In addition, we may gather other information about your use of the website, including by the use of cookies (see Cookie section below)

2. We may use information that you provide or that is obtained by us:
(a) to register you with our website and to manage any account you hold with us.
(b) to administer our website services.
(c) to fulfil our agreement with you and to process your order and obtain payment.
(d) to analyse and profile your shopping preferences e.g. (market, customer and product analysis) to enable us (i) to provide you with personalised promotional offers (ii) to review, develop and improve the products and services which we offer and to enable us to provide you and other customers with relevant information through our marketing programme.
(e) we may use your information to make decisions about you using computerised technology, for example automatically selecting products and/or services which we think will interest you from the information we have.
(f) we may keep you informed of such products and services (including special offers, discounts, offers, competitions, and so on) which we consider may be of interest to you by any of the following methods: (Due to GDPR regulations these lines of communication will only be used if you have opted in to receiving such details.)

  • Email
  • SMS text messages and other electronic messages such as picture messaging
  • Post
  • Or otherwise

(g) to administer any prize draws or competitions you may enter.

3. If you do not wish to receive information of products and services which may be of interest to you from us, please select the opt-out option where appropriate. Or contact us at [email protected]

4. We may engage third party payment providers to administer and process your payment card details in order to complete any purchase that you make through the website. This will be with either PayPal or Stripe, who have exceptional security.

5. We may store and process your information on our own information technology systems or on systems owned by third parties that may store and process your information on our behalf.

Disclosure of your information

6. We may give information about you to the following companies and organisations who may use it for the same purposes as set out above:
(a) to anyone to whom we transfer our rights and duties under our agreement with you.
(b) if we have a duty to do so or if the law allows us to do so.

7. In carrying out the activities specified in this policy, we may transfer data to reputable companies outside the European Economic Area. Whilst we take reasonable steps to ensure that your information will be afforded the same level of protection as that required of us under applicable UK data protection legislation you should be aware that countries outside the European Economic Area may not offer the same level of protection of personal data.

Crime prevention

7. In order to protect our customers and us from fraud and theft, we may pass on information that we obtain from making identity checks and other information in our customer records, including how you conduct your account, other retailers and to financial and other organisations involved in fraud prevention and detection, to use in the same way. Without limitation to the foregoing, we may disclose any information and data relating to you to the police or any regulatory or government authority including and not limited to law enforcement agencies in response to a request in connection with the investigation of any suspected illegal activities.

Cookies

8. This site uses cookies which are text files which contain small amounts of information that a website can send to, and store on, your computer or device through your browser. Cookies may be used by us to provide you with, for example, customised information from our website to make our website more user-friendly. In addition, cookies allow us to understand who has seen which pages and advertisements, to determine how frequently particular pages are visited and to determine the most popular areas of our website.

9. We are required to provide you with clear and comprehensive information about the cookies which we use on the site and to obtain your consent to the use of the cookies. In order to comply with these requirements we have prepared a cookies policy setting out information about cookies, detailing the cookies we use and providing information on how to manage cookies on your computer.

10. By using the OBD website and mobile website, you are agreeing to our Privacy and Cookie policies and consent to the use of cookies and similar technologies by us. If you do not agree to such use, please see the 'Managing your cookies' section for details on how to adjust your settings.

For full details about our cookie policy, please see our Cookie policy page.

Security

11. We will treat all of your information in strict confidence and we will endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information. However, we cannot guarantee the security of any data you disclose online. You accept the inherent security risks of providing information and dealing online over the Internet and will not hold us responsible for any breach of security unless this is due to our negligence or wilful default.

12. For further information about the steps we take to protect your information and make online shopping as secure as possible, please see information on Secure online shopping.

General

13. You have the right to see personal data (as defined in the Data Protection Act) that we keep about you upon receipt of a written request and payment of a fee (see Contact us below).

14. If you are concerned that any of the information we hold on you is incorrect please Contact Us.

15. Please be aware that our site may link to other websites which may be accessed through our site. We are not responsible for the data policies or procedures or the content of these linked websites.

How can I get my name removed from the online-by-design.com mailing list?

16. If you want to be removed from our mailing list, please send an email to [email protected] with the word 'remove' in the subject line and the email address that you wish to be removed within the email. Please note that it may take up to 28 days to action your request. In addition, each electronic mailing we send you will contain details of how you can unsubscribe.

How do I change any details stored on online-by-design.com?

17. To change any of your registered details on www.online-by-design.com, click on 'Sign in' and enter your login name and password. Once logged in change any of the details shown and click 'update my details'. For further information about shopping on online-by-design.com, please read our Terms & conditions.

Contact Us

18. If you have any comments or queries in connection with our privacy policy, please Email customer services at [email protected]

Changes to policy

19. We may amend and update this policy from time to time. Any changes in the future will be posted on this page. The date of the latest update to this privacy policy is set out at the top of this policy.