ManchestersFinest.com; Lee’s Privacy Statement
ManchestersFinest.com (and Lee) are committed to providing you with the very finest and relevant content on both our website and within any emails we may send out to you. Here at ManchestersFinest we respect your right to privacy and as such have developed this Privacy Statement to inform you about our privacy practices.
Please note that ManchestersFinest may well provide links to third-party websites for your convenience and perusal, ManchestersFinest.com is not responsible for the policies or practices of these other sites.
Privacy is a concern to most users of the internet and is a basic requirement for an enjoyable experience online. At ManchestersFinest.com we are fundamentally aware of this and are sensitive to the privacy concerns of our users, subscribers and any other visitors to our website. We do not collect personal information from you unless you wish to provide it to us.
Information Collection and Use
There is only one way in you can intentionally provide us with your personal information, that is by signing up via our website. This will usually include your name & email address however on occasion it may also be necessary to ask for further demographic information such as your address and or telephone number or other information as required.
We collect this information in order to best communicate with you and to provide good service to our clients. On occasion we may need to pass your details over to our clients in order to fulfil your requests and deliver on promised discounts or to deliver a prize. You will always be aware of this when submitting your information and under no circumstances will you be added to any third party email lists.
When you visit our website our computers will automatically record statistics about your visit. This information does not identify you personally, however we collect statistics such as how many people visit our website, users IP address, pages visited and links clicked in order to monitor the use of our website so that we can report back to clients and improve the way in which our website works.
A cookie is a small information file that is sent to your computer, mobile or other device when you visit a website and it will recognise your device on future visits. These types of files do a number of different jobs such as remembering your preferences and chosen items, assisting you to improve your site experience as well as trying to ensure that the adverts or offers you see online are more relevant to you. These “cookies” can be divided into 4 types each of which is outlined below.
Category 1: Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are essential in order to enable the site to provide services you have asked for such as remembering shopping bag items on an e-commerce website.
Category 2: Performance Cookies
This type collect anonymous information on how people use the site and the data is merged with other users to enable us to improve how the site operates. For example we utilise Google Analytics cookies to help us understand how customers arrive at our site, browse or use our site and highlight areas where we can improve areas such as navigation, shopping experience and marketing campaigns. The data stored by these cookies never shows personal details from which your individual identity can be established.
Category 3: Functionality Cookies
These remember choices you make such as language, search parameters such as size, colour or product line. These can then be used to provide you with an experience more appropriate with your selections and make the visits more tailored and pleasant. The information is also merged with other users on an anonymous basis to enable us to improve how the site operates. For example our Saved Items feature utilises a cookie to remember the products which you have expressed a wish to save whilst browsing our website.
Category 4: Targeting Cookies or Advertising Cookies
These cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising relevant to you and your interests. They remember the websites you have visited and that information is shared with other parties such as advertisers. For example we use 3rd party companies such as Criteo to provide you with more personalised adverts when visiting other websites.
You can change the settings on your browser to prevent cookies being stored on your computer or mobile device without your explicit consent. Your browser “help” section will normally provide details on how to manage the cookie settings.
Tell A Friend
If users of our website elect to use our referral service to inform friends about our site and services we may as for the friends name and email address. ManchestersFinest.com will store and use this information to send the friend an invitation. This information may also be used to provide information about our company and related products and services. The friend may contact us as detailed in the tell-a-friend message to request that no further communications be sent.
Our belief is that all communications must be wholly consensual and should you elect to be removed from our mailing list or website you can at any time by visiting our unsubscribe page and entering your email address. We ask that you allow up to 24 hours for this to be fully processed by our system.
The protection of all personal information we receive via our website visitors and subscribers is critical to our business. As such you should be assured that we have security measures in place to protect against the loss or misuse of any information we receive from you. As with any transmission over the internet there is always some risk involved. That’s why well never ask you for something we don’t need and we will always treat your details as we do our own.
How can you update or correct your personal information
Should you need to update your personal information at any time you can email us on hello@ManchestersFinest.com, again we would ask that you allow us up to 24 hours to adjust your details on our system.
Communications with Us
We have features within the site whereby our customers can submit information to us such as via contact forms. Where such submissions include requests for information, support or services we may forward them to our clients as needed to best respond to the specific request. We will keep a record of all such contacts for our internal administration purposes and to help us serve our subscribers better. Please note that letters to the editor and similar submissions may be made public.
If you have any queries on our policies please email hello@ManchestersFinest.com
ManchestersFinest.com is a blog run by sole trader Lee Isherwood and as such any opinions stated, images used, or things said are not from a large corporation, so if there are any problems please just email me on firstname.lastname@example.org and I’ll sort it out straight away.
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