Our Privacy Statement
This is our privacy statement.
This policy covers Discount Bicycles Ltd's use of personal information that we collect when you use discountbicycles.co.uk. We are committed to protecting your privacy when you are using our online services. The policy also gives you information about cookies and how you may reject/accept such cookies.
From time to time, you will be asked to submit personal information about yourself (e.g. name and email address) in order to receive or use services on our website. Such services may include newsletters, competitions, live chats, message boards and others.
You should know:
To comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, at this time DiscountBicycles.co.uk is only available to users who are at least 13 years old. If you are under 13 please do not use this site without the consent/help of an adult.
Information supplied by cookies can help us to provide you with a better online user experience and assist us to analyse the profile of our visitors.
The information within this cookie does not include personal or financial information. Our website requires cookies to be allowed in your browser to permit creation and to allow features and actions on the site to work without restriction. Please be aware that should cookies be disabled, features and actions that will be reduced in functionality or disabled altogether include shopping basket, prices, wish list, make your first purchase, make a subsequent purchase and login to your account (to manage account changes including address changes and payment method changes).
Information on how to enable/disable cookies can normally be found within the help features of your browser. Information can also be found on your browsers website (microsoft, netscape, opera, etc) or click here for our own cookies guide.
If you choose not to register or not provide personal information, you may still visit the discountbicycles.co.uk website but you will not be able to access the restricted areas available to registered users. By completing the registration process, you accept the Terms and Conditions described and consent to our using your information accordingly.
We also may collect information about the use of your account, such as pages or products viewed, how often you log in and other information related to your registration and use of discountbicycles.co.uk.
Updating your information
You may also change your choice of opting in or out of marketing and promotional activities, although you may continue to receive mailings for a short period while your change is being processed. You have the right to ask for a copy of your personal information on payment of a small fee.
Use and storage of your personal information
In general, any information you provide to Discount Bicycles will only be used within the company and by its agents and service providers. Your information will be disclosed where we are obliged or permitted by law.
We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as you use the service you have requested, and remove it in the event that the purpose has been met, or, in the case you no longer wish to continue your registration as a discountbicycles.co.uk account holder. Where personal information is held for people who are not yet registered but have purchased items from our website, that information will be held as long as is necessary to ensure that the service is provided successfully. We will ensure that all personal information supplied is held securely, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
When we may disclose your personal information
Transfer of information.
How do we safeguard your information?
Second, we implement technology and procedures to try to make sure that external parties cannot access or modify users� personal information on our servers. Discountbicycles.co.uk uses industry standard technologies, procedures and practices to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal identifiable information, including "firewalls" and Secure Socket Layers. Discountbicycles.co.uk treats data as an asset that must be protected against loss and unauthorized access. However, no information transferred over the Internet or wireless network can be guaranteed to be completely secure. We employ many different security techniques to protect such data from unauthorised access by users inside and outside the company.
We will not be transferring your personal information outside of the European Economic Area unless otherwise specifically advised.
Questions and Access to your personal information
You have the right to request a copy of the personal information Discount Bicycles holds about you and to have any inaccuracies corrected. (We charge �10 for information requests.) Please address requests to the Data Protection Officer, Discount Bicycles Ltd. Unit 39 Mahatma Gandhi Industrial Estate, Milkwood Road, London, SE24 0JF.
Changes to this policy
6th January 2005.