We appreciate how important it is to keep your data protected, so we take all reasonable care to ensure we meet with all applicable UK laws and guidelines. If you have any questions whatsoever about your personal data and how we look after it then please get in touch:
01243 915 055
We are Simply Style, a trading name of Mark Horton Investments Ltd (MHIL). MHIL is registered in England and Wales under company number 08728376. Our registered offices are located at Langstone Technology Park, Langstone Road, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1SA, Great Britain.
Simply Style are committed to ensuring the security and protection of the personal information that we process, and to provide a compliant and consistent approach to data protection. We have always had a robust and effective data protection program in place which complies with existing law and abides by the data protection principles.
Simply Style are dedicated to safeguarding the personal information under our remit and in developing a data protection regime that is effective, fit for purpose and demonstrates an understanding of, and appreciation for the new Regulation. Our preparation and objectives for GDPR compliance have been summarised in this statement and include the development and implementation of new data protection roles, policies, procedures, controls and measures to ensure maximum and ongoing compliance.
“Under data protection legislation, Simply Style is required to explain to you why we collect information about you. We must detail how we intend to use any information about you and whether we will share your information with anyone else.”
The statement above explains how personal information will be processed by us. This applies to customers, users of our website and those who wish to receive marketing information from us.
The above statement relates to information collected from you through your use of our website www.simply-style.co.uk and our social media sites. It also relates to information which we may collect from you at fayres, over the telephone, by you entering our competitions & promotions, or if you contact us in writing or via email.
We collect information about you for a number of reasons, primarily to fulfil your orders for products purchased from us. We also collect data in order to provide you with offers and marketing information about products in which you may be interested. We monitor who is using our website; www.simply-style.co.uk and study purchasing behaviour and trends. We also use your data to allow us to respond to any queries you may have regarding our products and services.
We will only contact you by email or post with information about products and services similar to purchases you have previously made. Please note that you have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by ticking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data and you can opt out of allowing us to use your personal data when registering online with us at Simply Style.
We will use your email address and/or mobile phone number in order to send you information relating to any online orders place with us. Furthermore, if you report a problem with an order you have made, we may use your personal data to investigate the problem.
We may use information collected from our Simply Style website together with data collected from competitions to carry out profiling. Profiling (in law terms) is described as: “any form of automated processing of personal data consisting of the use of personal data to evaluate certain personal aspects relating to a natural person, in particular to analyse or predict aspects concerning that natural person's performance at work, economic situation, health, personal preferences, interests, reliability, behaviour, location or movements.” We may analyse browsing trends from our website to determine which products maybe more suited to you and therefore ensure that our marketing is tailored to your needs.
We may use your personal data as a result of your entry into a competition run by Simply Style. You will have the option to opt out of further contact with Simply Style on these prize entry forms by ticking relevant boxes. We will, however ensure that any free prize entry draws are fair. In the event that you do not wish Simply Style to contact you with regards to future promotions, we will only contact you if you win the prize draw.
We may use your personal data in order to handle any issue which you raise regarding goods purchased or to notify you of changes to our services.
We may also use your personal data in order to train our members of staff or for monitoring purposes.
We may use your personal data to help to protect you from fraud. For instance, we may carry out identity verification, credit or anti-fraud checks against your name using third party databases which may involve disclosure of your personal details to registered credit reference or fraud prevention agencies who may retain and use your personal information.
We may also share your personal information with third parties in some situations; in the event that we use a third party carrier to enable them to deliver your order and to contact you if there is a problem with delivery (i.e. telephone, name and address only, to registered credit reference or fraud prevention agencies who may retain and use your personal information.
We are continually reviewing our consent mechanisms for obtaining personal data, ensuring that individuals understand what they are providing, why and how we use it and giving clear, defined ways to consent to us processing their information. We have developed stringent processes for recording consent, making sure that we can evidence an affirmative opt-in, along with time and date records; and an easy to see and access way to withdraw consent at any time.
SECURITY OF YOUR DATA
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal information from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal information to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal information on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We will never ask you to confirm or supply any account or credit card details via email or text message. If you receive such an email or text message, please do not respond and notify us immediately at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our company is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.
All direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology. When you proceed to make your purchase and your browser connects to the secure section of the Simply Style website, your browser window frame will show a padlock icon to indicate that you are entering a secure area.
If you are using a computer or other device to access the Simply Style website in a public area we recommend that you always log out and close the website browser down when you complete an online session for your security.
Where we give you (or you choose) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. Never share your password.
Please remember that transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
We collect the Internet Protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the internet.
STORING AND DELETING DATA
We will only keep your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.
ADHERING TO THE DATA PROTECTION LAW
We will comply with data protection law and the principles associated with it – that data should be:
a) used lawfully, fairly and in a transparent way;
b) collected only for valid purposes that we have clearly explained to you and not used in any way that is incompatible with those purposes;
c) relevant to the purposes we have told you about and limited only to those purposes;
d) accurate and kept up to date;
e) kept only as long as necessary for the purposes we have told you about; and
f) kept securely.
Simply Style takes the privacy and security of individuals and their personal information very seriously and take every reasonable measure and precaution to protect and secure the personal data that we process. We have robust information security policies and procedures in place to protect personal information from unauthorised access, alteration, disclosure or destruction and have several layers of security measures.
If you don’t want us to process your data anymore, please contact us at: email@example.com or send us mail to: Langstone Technology Park, Langstone Road, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1SA, Great Britain.
If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, you are invited to contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org or send us mail to: Langstone Technology Park, Langstone Road, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1SA, Great Britain.