Privacy policy

Committed to protecting the privacy of all individuals using this website.

SmartDeCat® is committed to protecting the privacy of all individuals using this website. We will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. SmartDeCat® collects certain information or statistical data about you when you use our website smartdecat.co.uk.

This includes:

  • When contacting us using our contact form or direct emails including your email address.
  • Your IP address and details of your browser when purchasing from us.
  • Your name and address when purchasing from us.
  • When signing up as a member
  • When subscribing to our newsletter
  • Cookies

We do not collect sensitive information about you without your explicit consent and the information we hold will be accurate.

Keeping your data secure

smartdecat.co.uk protects you and your data while accessing our website and after with the data we store by:

Operating a full site wide SSL, this protection covers you when:

  • Signing up and accessing your account
  • Browsing our website
  • Purchasing from our website
  • Entering personal data in to your contact forms.

smartdecat.co.uk protects stored data by encrypting sensitive data where applicable. We will not share your information with any other organisations for marketing, research or commercial purposes.

Emails are sent open and are generally considered not completely secure; any data you transmit is at your own risk.

Your rights

You can check the information that we hold about you by emailing us or by logging in to your members’ area.

Disclosing your personal information

We will only pass on your personal information if we have a legal obligation to do so.

Links to other websites

SmartDeCat® privacy policy only applies to this website and does not cover other external websites. If you follow a link to another website read the privacy policy on that website to find out what it does with the information it collect about you.

Log files

As with all websites our servers collect and store general log files, these are for our technical department and log event such as pages visited and error reports. Our records do not contain any personal information about users.

Risk management

The management of risk in our business is mainly concerned with the Data Protection Act. All our websites comply with and are tested to the latest PCI compliance data security and held in the U.K. All our sites obey the disability laws and code maintenance standards. We are fully insured to protect ourselves and customers.

We inform clients of the principles of the Data Protection Act and whilst we are unable to control the content of websites once we have sold them, we do check these regularly to ensure that they are not being misused.