In this policy “we/us” means The Backyard Boutique.
When we collect your information.
The instances when we collect information about you are when you:-
1. Provide us with your email address
2. Make an online purchase through this website
3. Subscribe to our newsletter service
4. Access and communicate with us through this website
5. Sign up for an online account with our website
How The Backyard Boutique generally collects your information.
We only collect information about you from you. We do not collect personally identifying information about you from general use of our website. We may however, collect anonymous statistical information to aid us in providing an improved service in the future. Some of our services on our website require more information from you. This will happen when you subscribe to our newsletter service which will require you to provide The Backyard Boutique with your name and email address. If you make a purchase of goods from our website, then we will also require shipping details such as your address.
How we protect the security of your information.
We take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information from misuse, loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. We use Paypal as the payment gateway to process your credit card payments. Paypal uses secure server software called SSL to encrypt all of your personal information. SSL is the industry standard and most widely used software for secure commerce transactions.
Access to your information.
You can request access at any time to personal information we hold about you. We will process your request within a reasonable time, usually 14 days for a straightforward request. More time may be needed, depending on the nature of the request. There is no fee for requesting access to your information. Sometimes we are not required to provide you with access - for example, if the law says we can deny access. If we refuse you access to your personal information, we will tell you the reason why.
Correction of information.
We do our best to ensure that all information we hold about you is correct, accurate, complete and up to date. For this reason it is imperative that you notify us if there are any changes to your personal information.
Sharing of information.
The Backyard Boutique may release appropriate information to third parties such as courier companies to assist with the fulfilment of your order. We do not however ever sell your information to third parties.
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