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Website Policies – Chocolate Arthouse
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Website Policies

Chocolate Arthouse / Website Policies

What is this privacy policy for?
This privacy policy is for www.chocolatearthouse.co.uk and served by Polkadot Agency and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it. The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations and requirements of the users and Chocolate Arthouse. Furthermore the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.

 

The website
Chocolate Arthouse takes a proactive approach to user privacy and ensures the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of the website users throughout their visiting experience. This website complies to all UK national laws and requirements for user privacy.

 

Use of cookies
This website uses cookies to better the user experience while visiting the website. Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computer hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the user with a tailored experience within this website.

Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computer hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browser security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors. This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it.

This software is provided by Google Analytics which uses cookies to track visitor usage. The software will save a cookie to the user’s computer hard drive in order to track and monitor their engagement and usage of the website but will not store, save or collect personal information. Users can read Google’s privacy policy here for further information.

Other cookies may be stored to the user’s hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.

 

Contact and communication
Users contacting this website and/or Chocolate Arthouse do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Users’ personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the Data Protection Act 1998. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submission process but Chocolate Arthouse advises users using such a form that they do so at their own risk.

Chocolate Arthouse uses any information submitted to provide users with further information about the products / services they offer or to assist users in answering any questions or queries they may have submitted. This includes using user details to subscribe them to any email newsletter program the website operates but only if this was made clear to the user and their express permission was granted when submitting any form. Or whereby the client has previously purchased from or enquired about purchasing from Chocolate Arthouse a product or service that the email newsletter relates to. This is by no means an entire list of user rights in regard to receiving email marketing material. User details are not passed on to any third parties.

 

External links
Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users should always adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website.

Chocolate Arthouse cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite its best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and Chocolate Arthouse cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

 

Adverts and sponsored links
This website may contain sponsored links and adverts. These will typically be served through advertising partners, to whom Chocolate Arthouse may have detailed privacy policies relating directly to the adverts they serve.

Clicking on any such adverts will send users to the advertiser’s website through a referral program which may use cookies and will track the number of referrals sent from this website. This may include the use of cookies which may in turn be saved on the user’s hard drive. Users should therefore note they click on sponsored external links at their own risk and Chocolate Arthouse cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

 

Social media platforms
Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website participates in are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. Chocolate Arthouse will never ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourages users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.

This website uses social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save their request to share a web page respectively through their social media platform account.

 

Shortened links in social media
Chocolate Arthouse may share web links to relevant web pages through their social media accounts. By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy URLs.

Users are advised to take caution and good judgement before clicking on any shortened URLs published on social media platforms by Chocolate Arthouse. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine URLs are published, many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore Chocolate Arthouse cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.

 

Business details
Chocolate Arthouse is a limited company registered in England and Wales.

Address:
Chocolate Arthouse
Unit 2 Richmar Trading Centre
Butts Pond Ind Est
Sturminster Newton
DT10 1AZ

Phone: 07980 627 725
Email: john@chocolatearthouse.co.uk