Statement of Intent
Occasionally you may be asked to submit information about yourself (eg. name or your email address) in order to use some of the services on the theballoonshop.co.uk website. Such services include subscription to newsletters, emailing presenters and entering competitions.
By entering these details in the fields requested, you enable theballoonshop.co.uk and it's service partners to provide you with service which you have selected. It is the intent of theballoonshop.co.uk to treat this information in accordance with this policy which acts in accordance with relevant legislation and aims to meet standard Internet Practices.
Statistics about visitors to the theballoonshop.co.uk website are collected by a software program which registers visitor numbers, visitor locations, referral sites, search engine strings, countries from which users are accessing the website and ISP's used to access the site.
Your Personal Information - It's use & storage
Whenever you supply any personal information to theballoonshop.co.uk we have legal obligations towards you in the way we deal with that data. The 1998 Data Protection Act legislates that we must collect this information fairly. In doing this we will always inform you of how we will use this information (please see notices on particular pages which inform you why we are collecting particular information). We will not pass your information onto other parties unless we have your permission.
In general, any information you provide to theballoonshop.co.uk will only be used within theballoonshop.co.uk and it's service providers. Consent will be sought before disclosing this information to anyone else, unless we are obliged or permitted by law to disclose it.
If you post or send offensive language anywhere or to theballoonshop.co.uk and theballoonshop.co.uk considers this behaviour to be serious and/or repeated, we may be able to use whatever information that is available to us about you to stop such behaviour.
Your information will be held on our systems for as long as you use the service you have requested and we will remove it if that the service has expired, the purpose of the service been met or you no longer wish to continue participating in the requested service.
We will ensure that all personal data supplied is held securely in accordance with the 1998 data protection act.
Access to your personal information
You have the right to request a copy of personal information held about you by theballoonshop.co.uk or it's service providers and to have any inaccuracies corrected. (A charge of £5 will be made for information requests). Please address these requests to theballoonshop.co.uk, The Old Methodist Church, 21 Market Street, Adlington, Chorley, PR7 4HE.
Users aged 16 and under
If you are aged 16 or under please ensure that you obtain your parent or guardian's permission beforehand whenever you provide personal information to the theballoonshop.co.uk website.
If you do not have this consent you are not allowed to provide us with this personal information.
theballoonshop.co.uk is registered under the Data Protection Act registration number Z9882342.