DATA PROTECTION & PRIVACY STATEMENT FOR FUTURE ELECTRONICS LTD.
Future Electronics Ltd. (the Company), part of the Future Electronics Inc. Group, is committed to protecting your privacy on-line. We appreciate that you do not want the personal information you provide to us distributed indiscriminately and here we explain how we collect information, what we do with it and what controls you have.
What do we collect and use personal information for?
In order to:
* Process and keep records of your on-line orders;
* Improve the services offered by us;
* Send you information about some of our other products and services;
* Anticipate any problems with services supplied to you;
* Carry out market research and marketing analysis.
We may need to collect and process voluntary submitted personal information about you, including your name, e-mail address, postal address, telephone number, facsimile number, credit card information, and demographic information (such as, town, county and country, or any other demographic information that you may submit).
We may record certain non-personal information about you. For example, we automatically gather statistical information about the site and its visitors, such as browsers, pages viewed, and number of visitors.
With whom is the information shared?
We will, to the extent that it is necessary in connection with our business, pass your data to third parties, such as other companies of the Future Electronics Group for the purpose of service, process or administer your on-line request or order.
We may use your personal information in connection with surveys, polls and/or contests conducted on the site. However this will take place only if you have voluntarily submitted your information for such purposes. We may display any personal information collected in polls or surveys to other site users in aggregate form to advise users’ of the poll or survey results. However data collected through polls and/or surveys are not tied to personal information. We will use the information collected through the contests to administer the contest and notify the contest winners, unless we state otherwise at the time of entry.
We may analyse and disclose aggregate statistics about our site visitors in order to describe our services to prospective suppliers, partners and other reputable third parties and for other lawful purposes, but these statistics will not include personally identifying information.
We may use personal information for internal marketing purposes in connection with Company’s services and we may disclose personal information to third parties on connection with such purposes. As a result, you may receive communications from such third parties. However you will always be given an opportunity to opt out of receiving such communications at the time that your personal information is being submitted to us.
We may disclose personal information, if required to do so by law or if we believe that such action is necessary, to protect and defend the rights, property or personal safety of the Company, the site or its visitors.
We may, as permitted by law, provide your personal information to consumer reporting agencies to verify your creditworthiness to process your request.
This site contains links to other sites. The Company is not responsible for the privacy policies or the content of such sites.
Transferring your personal information outside the European Economic Area
As part of the services offered to you through our site, the information you provide to us may be transferred to countries outside of the European Economic Area (“EEA”). By way of example, this will happen regularly when our servers are located in Canada. The countries outside of EEA may not have similar data protection laws to the EEA. If we transfer your information to a country with no similar data protection laws to the EEA in this way, we will seek your prior authorisation and take steps to ensure that your privacy rights continue to be protected.
In addition, if you use our services while you are outside the EEA, your information may be transferred outside the EEA in order to provide you with those services.
The Company places a great importance on the security of all personally identifiable information associated with our customers. We have security measures in place to attempt to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of customer data under our control. While we cannot ensure or guarantee that loss, misuse or alteration of data will not occur, we use our best efforts to prevent this.
We log IP addresses for analysing visitor trends and traffic on our website, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addressed are not linked to personal information. This information is not passed on to third parties.
Applets and cookies
We may use applets and cookies on the site to enhance your experience while using the site. Applets and cookies are used to store and sometimes track your preferences to provide you with customised and personalised services in order to enhance your use of the site. We may provide this information to third parties as necessary to service, process or administer your request or order. Usage of applets and cookies is in no way linked to any personal information while on the site.
An applet is a piece of self-executing computer code that may be downloaded to your computer, and are deleted when you leave the site. A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer, for use when you return to a page/website that you visited before.
Most standard internet browsers are set to automatically accept applets and cookies. However, you can adjust your browser settings to refuse all applets and cookies or to inform you when one is being placed on your hard drive. If you choose to have your browser refuse applets and cookies, it is possible that some areas of the site will not function properly or will be outdated when you view them.
Your acceptance of these terms
You may cancel our services, opt-out of receiving promotional materials from us and/or third parties, and remove your personal information from our database by sending an e-mail request to below address.
Please e-mail any questions, comments you have about these policies to eServiceUK@FutureElectronics.com or write to:
Data Protection Officer
Future Electronics Ltd.