Data Protection and Privacy

 

 

Data Protection and Privacy

This privacy policy sets out how Cyprus Stamps uses and protects any information you provide when using Cyprus Stamps website.

Cyprus Stamps is committed to ensuring your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you may be identified when using this website, be assured it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Cyprus Stamps may change this policy at any time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure you are happy with any changes. The policy on this page is effective from January 2015.

What information do we collect?
We may collect the following information:
•    your name
•    contact information including email address
•    other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What we do with the information we gather?
The information we collect from you is used to:
•    Complete your customer order.
•    Disclose to third-parties for delivery purposes only.
•    We may periodically send a newsletter about new listings, special discount offers or other information which we think you may find of interest. We can assure you that you will receive no more than 2 newsletters per year and can easily unsubscribe directly from within the email should you so wish.

Security

Cyprus Stamps is committed to ensuring your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

What are cookies?
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you the user know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website. For further information about cookies, including how to refuse cookies, you may wish to visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

How cookies are used?
Session cookies or "strictly necessary cookies" keep track of the contents of your shopping basket as you navigate through a website. These allow you to navigate away from the current page and return later with the items still in your basket. That’s the cookie on your device remembering the contents of the basket.
The shopping basket used on Cyprus Stamps website is totally innovative in that it does not set cookies at all.

"Performance cookies" such as StatCounter or Google Analytics analyse web page traffic as to how a user reached a site, how long they stay on site, the number of pages visited, which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from any of the web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identify you as a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how Cyprus Stamps website works.
By using Cyprus Stamps website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

To read information about Google Analytics Privacy click here

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics on your browser across all websites you visit click here.

"Targetting or Advertising cookes" - we use Google +1 on our website. This cookie may be used to deliver adverts it feels are relevant to you and your interests. It limits the number of times you see an advertisement as well as helps measure the effectiveness of any advertising campaigns. It is usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. It can remember you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation.

When you make a purchase from this website you will be transfered from Cyprus Stamps to Paypal secure payment pages during the checkout process. Click here to read information on the cookies that Paypal use on their website.
 
Links to interest related websites
Our website may contain other useful links to other websites with similar interests. If you choose to use these links to leave Cyprus Stamps website, please note we have no control over any other site pages you visit. Therefore, we are not responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. We recommned to exercise caution and check the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information & data protection
We do not disclose buyers' information to third parties other than when order details are processed as part of the order fulfillment for delivery purposes or as required by law to do so.
If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us using the "contact us" form.