At We Are Tea, we treat your online privacy and security very importantly.
wearetea.com is committed to protecting your privacy and maintaining the security of any personal information received from you. We strictly adhere to the requirements of the data protection legislation in the UK.
The purpose of this statement is to explain to you what personal information we collect and how we may use it.
When you shop on our website, we may collect the personal information you input when you are placing your order. This information may consist of: name, address, phone number, delivery address, email address, card details and details of the items you have ordered.
We will not sell, rent, exchange or divulge your personal information to any third party, for any reason, beyond the essential requirement for credit/debit card validation during purchase and unless requested to do so by a law enforcement or government agency for reasons of fraud.
We follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information which you have given us, to prevent unauthorised access in accordance with the UK data protection legislation.
With new GDPR rules coming into place, we will only send emails to people who’ve opted-in to receive messages. While this was already the case, we have further specified the nature of consent that’s required for commercial communication, from 25th May 2018 consent has to be “freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous”. This means that within the signup process we will always inform subscribers detailed description of what they are signing up for, an easy opt out option and provide a double opt in confirmation when signing up.
All of our employees and data processors, who have access to, and are associated with the processing of personal data, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of our visitors personal data.
We do not collect sensitive information about you except when you specifically knowingly provide it. In order to maintain the accuracy of our database, you can check, update or remove your personal details by contacting us at email@example.com
In order to process credit/debit card transactions, the bank or card processing agency may require to verify your personal details for authorisation outside the EEA (European Economic Area). Your information will not be transferred outside the EEA for any other purpose.
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
COMMUNICATION AND MARKETING
If you have subscribed to We Are Tea newsletter, entered any of our competitions or advised us of your email address, postal address and telephone number, you consent to receive communication from us about our latest news and special offers. Our emails refer to the products and services we offer, which we think may be of interest to you.
Everyone has the option to opt-out of receiving marketing communications from us. If you do not wish to receive email marketing from us then we recommend that you unsubscribe from our newsletters. This option is displayed at the bottom of all newsletters.
IP ADDRESSES AND COOKIES
Like most websites, we use small bits of data called cookies stored on users' computers to simulate a continuous connection. We may collect basic information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
Cookies enable us to make any purchases you make on our website quicker and easier. Cookies cannot read any other information that may be stored on your hard drive, or access any other information about you, or people who may use your computer.