Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us at Blasts from the Past and we have updated this Privacy Policy to explain our practices with regard to collecting and using your personal data and the steps we take to safeguard it.

EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) :

In this Privacy Policy Blasts from the Past use the term “personal data” which has the meaning ascribed to it by the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In this instance personal data is any information that personally identifies you or from which you could be identified either directly or indirectly. It includes (but may not be limited to) data that identifies a particular individual, such as the individual’s name, postal address, e-mail address, and telephone number.

For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, Blasts from the Past is the “data controller”. For further information about our privacy practices please contact us at:

Blasts from the Past
Unit 5, Belton Lane Industrial Estate
Grantham
Lincolnshire
NG31 9HN

Telephone: 01476 563155/ 576289

E-mail us: info@blastsfromthepast.co.uk

By continuing to use this website you consent to our use and disclosure of your personal data as described in this privacy policy. This applies also to any personal data you choose to disclose to Blasts from the Past in a letter or telephone call.

Personal Data & Information We Collect:

1) Personal data which you provide to us will be collected when you:

Place an order from our website.
Return an item or make an exchange.
Contact us.

2) Website activity and preferences

Our website uses internet technology to collect some non-personal information about your site visit and page preferences based solely on your IP address. Blasts from the Past will ensure this information is processed under applicable privacy law and regulation.

Use of Data We Collect:

1) Personal Data

Blasts from the Past strive to make your visit to our website a pleasant experience and to facilitate any orders placed with us your personal data (name, address and email address) will be used in the following ways to:

Process and track your order.
Contact you about the status of your order.

Payment for your order from the the blastsfromthepast.co.uk website is made via the PayPal website. Your financial information is not available to us directly but by choosing the ‘check out’ option on the website shopping cart you agree to submit your financial information to PayPal.

Other personal data is collected through our shopping cart using a session cookie and through our contact form. To ensure the correct functioning of the shopping cart customers are required to give us certain personal information (e.g., name and email address) and demographic information (e.g., zip code).

Your email address, is collected in order to verify your identity and for use in our records. Information collected at this website is kept in our records for only as long as is necessary to provide requested services to our customers.

2) Website Activity & Preferences

Blasts from the Past may use this type of information from your visit to our website in a way that does not personally identify you. We use this information to note the pages visited and and to help improve the content and use of our site.

Information We Share With Others:

1) Our Contractors: UK Shippers

Your information (name, address and email address) is provided to our UK shippers in order to fulfill the orders you place through our website.

These contractors may have access to personal data. However, they are contractually obligated to maintain the confidentiality of such data and to use it only for the purposes of completing the Blasts from the Past order delivery. These companies are prohibited from using this information for their own marketing purposes or from sharing this information with anyone other than Blasts from the Past.

2) Third Parties

Your e-mail address will never be shared with third parties other than our contractors or for the exceptions described below.

Disclosure Exceptions:

Blasts from the Past reserve the right to disclose your personal data to appropriate third parties if we are required to do so by law or we believe that such action is necessary:

To comply with legal process such as a search warrant, subpoena or court order.
To protect the company’s legal rights.
To investigate reports of fraud.

Your Rights:

You have the right to ask us for a copy of any personal data that you have provided to us or that we maintain about you and to request an explanation about the processing. In addition, you have the right to withdraw any consent previously granted or to request correction, amendment, restriction, anonymization or deletion of your personal data; and to obtain the personal data you provide with your consent or in connection with a contract in a structured, machine readable format and to ask us to transfer this data to another data controller.

In certain cases, these rights may be limited, for example if fulfilling your request would reveal personal data about another person or if you ask us to delete information which we are required by law to keep or have compelling legitimate interests to keep.

To exercise your rights, or if you have any questions or concerns about our Privacy Statement, our collection and use of your data you contact us or write to using the contact details provided.

How We Use Your Email Address:

We ask you provide us with an email address when you request information about our products and services, or purchase items from our store. Your email address will only be used to send the confirmation emails necessary to process and track your order, or respond to your request.

Blasts from the Past does not currently send promotional emails. If however, in the future, we decide to introduce a mailing list, you will have the option to submit your email address and receive our promotional emails, or to decline the offer.

Should you add your details to our mailing list you will, at any time, have the right to unsubscribe. We will provide an ‘unsubscribe’ link in our promotional emails or you can contact us directly.

Your email address will be used only for the Blasts from the Past company emails, Blasts from the Past does not sell or trade email addresses.

Links to Other Sites:

Please note that any links provided to other sites are to be used at your own discretion. Blasts from the Past currently operate shops on Ebay & Amazon and although links are provided to these we are not responsible for the privacy practices of these sites and we would advise you to review their Privacy Policy page.

Security:

Please note that although Blasts from the Past uses secure technology on this website and makes every effort to safeguard all personal data, it cannot guarantee the security of this personal data whilst it is being transmitted to us via your own device. Please review your device’s security software; safeguard the password you use with Blasts from the Past and do not share this password with third parties.

Your records on our website are kept in a secure database. Personal data provided to our contractors is limited to only what is necessary for their requirements.

Privacy of Minors:

Children are not eligible to use our services and we do not knowingly collect personal data from minors. We ask that minors (under the age of 18) do not submit any personal data to us. If you are a minor, you can use this service only in conjunction with your parents or guardians.

Cookie Policy:

Blasts from the Past respect your privacy and comply with the new European directive concerning cookies by supplying information about the cookies used on this site. Cookies are small data files that store information in connection with a website. For example, a cookie may be created to store the contents of an online shopping basket, or to confirm that you are logged in as you browse the pages of a site. Session cookies expire once the browsing session is finished and are not stored on you hard drive.

N.B. Blasts from the Past uses a session Cookie which is essential for the shopping cart to function. These cookies store a session ID that is not personally identifiable to users, allowing the user to move from page to page without having to log-in repeatedly. They are widely used by retail web sites to keep track of the products added to a shopping cart. Please visit our Cookie Compliance page for exact details of the cookies used on this site, including how to accept, manage or delete them from your browser. For more general information on cookies visit www.aboutcookies.org or our Cookies Compliance page.

Policy Changes:

From time to time we may be required to make changes to the Privacy Policy of this website. This Policy was last updated on May 24th 2018.

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