Privacy Policy

This privacy policy is for this website and served by Bouvardia Limited and governs the privacy of its userswho choose to use it.

The policy sets out the different areaswhere user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations &requirements of the users, the website and website owners.Furthermore the way this website processes, stores and protects userdata and information will also be detailed within this policy.

The Website

This website and its owners take aproactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps aretaken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visitingexperience. This website complies to all UK national laws andrequirements for user privacy.

Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies to better theusers experience while visiting the website. Where applicable thiswebsite uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their firstvisit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on theircomputer / device. This complies with recent legislation requirementsfor websites to obtain explicit consent from users before leavingbehind or reading files such as cookies on a users computer /device.

Cookies are small files saved to the users computers hard drive that track, save and store information about theusers interactions and usage of the website. This allows thewebsite, through its server to provide the users with a tailoredexperience within this website.

Users are advised that if theywish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on totheir computers hard drive they should take necessary steps withintheir web browsers security settings to block all cookies from thiswebsite and its external serving vendors.

This website uses tracking software tomonitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. Thissoftware is provided by Google Analytics which uses cookies to trackvisitor usage. The software will save a cookie to your computers harddrive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of thewebsite, but will not store, save or collect personal information.You can read Googles privacy policy here for further information

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

Contact & Communication

Users contacting this website and/or itsowners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personaldetails requested at their own risk. Your personal information iskept private and stored securely until a time it is no longerrequired 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 emailsubmission process but advise users using such form to emailprocesses that they do so at their own risk.

This website and its owners use anyinformation submitted to provide you with further information aboutthe products / services they offer or to assist you in answering anyquestions or queries you may have submitted. This includes using yourdetails to subscribe you to any email newsletter program the websiteoperates but only if this was made clear to you and your expresspermission was granted when submitting any form to email process. Orwhereby you the consumer have previously purchased from or enquiredabout purchasing from the company a product or service that the emailnewsletter relates to. This is by no means an entire list of youruser rights in regard to receiving email marketing material. Yourdetails are not passed on to any third parties.

Email Newsletter

This website operates an email newsletterprogram, used to inform subscribers about products and servicessupplied by this website. Users can subscribe through an onlineautomated process should they wish to do so but do so at their owndiscretion. Some subscriptions may be manually processed throughprior written agreement with the user.

Subscriptions are taken in compliance withUK Spam Laws detailed in the Privacy and Electronic CommunicationsRegulations 2003. All personal details relating to subscriptions areheld securely and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Nopersonal details are passed on to third parties nor shared withcompanies / people outside of the company that operates this website.Under the Data Protection Act 1998 you may request a copy of personalinformation held about you by this websites email newsletterprogram. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of theinformation held on you please write to the business address at thebottom of this policy.

Email marketing campaigns published by thiswebsite or its owners may contain tracking facilities within theactual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a databasefor future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity mayinclude; the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking oflinks within the email content, times, dates and frequency ofactivity [this is by no far a comprehensive list].

Thisinformation is used to refine future email campaigns and supply theuser with more relevant content based around their activity.

In compliance with UK Spam Laws and thePrivacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 subscribersare given the opportunity to un-subscribe at any time through anautomated system. This process is detailed at the footer of eachemail campaign. If an automated un-subscription system is unavailableclear instructions on how to un-subscribe will by detailed instead.

External Links

Although this website only looks to includequality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised adopt apolicy of caution before clicking any external web links mentionedthroughout this website. (External links are clickable text / banner/ image links to other websites, similar to; FoldedBook Art or UsedModel Trains For Sale.)

The owners of this website cannot guaranteeor verify the contents of any externally linked website despite theirbest efforts. Users should therefore note they click on externallinks at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot beheld liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting anyexternal links mentioned.

Adverts and Sponsored Links

This website may contain sponsored linksand adverts. These will typically be served through our advertisingpartners, to whom may have detailed privacy policies relatingdirectly to the adverts they serve.

Clicking on any such adverts will send youto the advertisers website through a referral program which may usecookies and will track the number of referrals sent from thiswebsite. This may include the use of cookies which may in turn besaved on your computers hard drive. Users should therefore note theyclick on sponsored external links at their own risk and this websiteand its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implicationscaused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Social Media Platforms

Communication, engagement and actions takenthrough external social media platforms that this website and itsowners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as wellas the privacy policies held with each social media platformrespectively.

Users are advised to use social mediaplatforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care andcaution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. Thiswebsite nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitiveinformation through social media platforms and encourage userswishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primarycommunication channels such as by telephone or email.

This website may use social sharing buttonswhich help share web content directly from web pages to the socialmedia platform in question. Users are advised before using suchsocial sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion andnote that the social media platform may track and save your requestto share a web page respectively through your social media platformaccount.

Shortened Links in Social Media

This website and its owners through theirsocial media platform accounts may share web links to relevant webpages. By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy urls[web addresses] (this is an example:

Users are advised to take caution and goodjudgement before clicking any shortened urls published on socialmedia platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the bestefforts to ensure only genuine urls are published many social mediaplatforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this websiteand its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implicationscaused by visiting any shortened links.

Resources & Further Information