Who we are

Our website address is: https://www.paintgauges.co.uk.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Orders

We collect information from you when you place an order. When ordering on our site, as appropriate, you will be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, address and phone number. Your computer’s IP address will also be stored. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

We will use the information we collect from you to process your order and provide after sales support, as necessary. Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.

Comments

If visitors leave reviews on the site we collect the data shown in the form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Contact forms

If visitors contact us through the e-mail form on the site we collect the data shown in the form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

Cookies

We use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart. (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information).

If you leave a review on our site you may opt-in to saving your name and email address in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again if you leave another review. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

PayPal

If you choose to make a payment to us via PayPal, your payment will be subject to the PayPal Privacy Policy.

Google

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics tool that helps website owners understand how visitors engage with their website. It allows us to view a variety of reports about how visitors interact with our website so that we can improve it. Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions and collect information anonymously.

This website also uses the Google Ads remarketing service to advertise on third party websites (including Google) to previous visitors to our site. This cookie does not in any way identify you. This could be in the form of an advertisement on the Google search results page, or a site in the Google Display Network. Any data collected will be used in accordance with our own privacy policy and Google’s privacy policy.

You can opt out of Google Analytics advertising features through ad settings in your Google account or through NAI’s consumer opt out. You can opt out of Google Analytics for the web by visiting https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.

Bing

This website uses Bing UET, an analytics tool that helps website owners understand how visitors engage with their website. It allows us to view a variety of reports about how visitors interact with our website so that we can improve it. Bing UET uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions and collect information anonymously.

This website also uses the Bing Ads remarketing service to advertise on third party websites (including Bing) to previous visitors to our site. This cookie does not in any way identify you. This could be in the form of an advertisement on the Bing search results page. Any data collected will be used in accordance with our own privacy policy and Bing’s privacy policy.

You can opt out of Bing UET advertising features through ad settings in your Microsoft account or through NAI’s consumer opt out.

Who we share your data with

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

If you wish to request modification, deletion, or access to data we might hold about you, then you can contact us. Customers can also login to their account at My account.

Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

How we protect your data

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order. If you pay with a credit card this information is not store don our servers and is directly transmitted in securely encrypted form to our payment processor.

Your consent

By using our website you consent to our website privacy policy and the website terms and conditions. If you do not agree, you should cease using the site.

Changes to our privacy policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.

Terms and conditions

Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website.