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Privacy Policy

At Carpet Bags we are committed to safeguarding and preserving the privacy of our visitors.

This Policy explains what happens to any personal data that you provide to us, or that we collect from you whilst you visit our site and how we use cookies on this website.

We do update this Policy from time to time so please do review this Policy regularly.

Information that we collect
In running and maintaining our website we may collect and process the following data about you

  • Information about your use of our site including details of your visits such as pages viewed and the resources that you access. Such information includes traffic data, location data and other communication data.
  • Information provided voluntarily by you. For example, when you register for information or make a purchase.
  • Information that you provide when you communicate with us by any means.
Use of Cookies
Cookies provide information regarding the computer used by a visitor. We may use cookies where appropriate to gather information about your computer in order to assist us in improving our website.

We may gather information about your general internet use by using the cookie. Where used, these cookies are downloaded to your computer and stored on the computer’s hard drive. Such information will not identify you personally; it is statistical data that does not identify any personal details whatsoever.

You can adjust the settings on your computer to decline any cookies if you wish. This can be done within the “settings” section of your computer.

Use of Your Information
We use the information that we collect from you to provide our services to you. In addition to this we may use the information for one or more of the following purposes:
  • To provide information to you that you request from us relating to our products or services.
  • To provide information to you relating to other products that may be of interest to you. Such additional information will only be provided where you have consented to receive such information.
  • To inform you of any changes to our website, services or goods and products.
If you have previously purchased goods or services from us we may provide to you details of similar goods or services, or other goods and services, that you may be interested in.

We never give your details to third parties to use your data to enable them to provide you with information regarding unrelated goods or services.

Storing Your Personal Data
In operating our website it may become necessary to transfer data that we collect from you to locations outside of the European Union for processing and storing. By providing your personal data to us, you agree to this transfer, storing and processing. We do our utmost to ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to make sure that your data is stored securely.

Unfortunately the sending of information via the internet is not totally secure and on occasion such information can be intercepted. We cannot guarantee the security of data that you choose to send us electronically, sending such information is entirely at your own risk.

Disclosing Your Information
We will not disclose your personal information to any other party other than in accordance with this Privacy Policy and in the circumstances detailed below:
  • In the event that we sell any or all of our business to the buyer.
  • Where we are legally required by law to disclose your personal information.
  • To further fraud protection and reduce the risk of fraud.

Data protection laws

Due to the new data protection laws (GDPR), Carpet Bags is required to request your consent that you are happy for us to securely store and process your data in relation to your previous and future orders and any enquiries placed with our company.

The data we may have collected from you is your Name, Address, Phone Number and Email Address.

These details will be stored securely within our database and will only be accessed for any of the reasons listed below:
1. To contact you regarding any outstanding orders/enquiries
2. To contact you regarding any special offers or products Carpet Bags is launching
3. To contact you about any payment queries
4. Where required, your Name, Address and contact information will be passed onto your designated freight forwarder/courier for shipment purposes

In light of these new changes if you place an order via the website, use a ‘Contact Us’ or ‘Enquiry’ form or call or email us and give us your contact details, it is implicit that you agree and accept that Carpet Bags will securely store all information we have regarding your individual details and may use them as detailed above.

Cookie Policy
If you consent to accept cookies, Carpet Bags will place them on your computer for the following purposes only –

  • For Google analytics, to allow us to make our website more effective for our customers
  • For authentication - to allow you to shop and order goods online

You may change your settings to withdraw your consent to accept cookies from us at any time.
Lastly, please be aware that Carpet Bags does not use any data we obtain for third party marketing purposes and your details will NEVER be passed to any third parties, aside from designated freight forwarders or couriers where required, as detailed above.

Contacting Us
Please do not hesitate to contact us regarding any matter relating to this Privacy Policy via email at info@carpetbags.co.uk

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