Privacy Policy

An Only Child takes your privacy very seriously and we do our best to adhere to the highest standards of data protection.


WEBSITE FUNCTIONALITY COOKIES


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WEBSITE ANALYTICS COOKIES 


We use these cookies to measure and analyze how our customers use the website. This allows us to continuously improve our website and your shopping experience.


CUSTOMER PREFERENCE COOKIES


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ABOUT YOUR CONSENT


We respect the privacy rights of our online visitors and customers (“you”, “your”, “yours”) and recognize the importance of protecting the information collected about them. This Privacy Policy guides you through how we collect, store and use your personal data that you provide us with to enable our online visitors to be fully informed of our privacy policies.

 

By visiting our site, registering for any account or ordering or purchasing from us, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this Privacy Policy and our Terms & Conditions. If you are under 18, we require that you inform a parent or guardian about An Only Child’s Privacy Policy and Terms & Conditions as well as requiring their consent to the Privacy Policy and the Terms & Conditions before registering or placing an order with An Only Child.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to websites maintained by other companies or organizations which we are associated with. Please ensure that you read the Privacy Policy of such other companies or organizations before submitting your details.


WHAT PERSONAL DATA DO WE OBTAIN PERSONAL DATA AND HOW DO WE USE THIS


An Only Child collects personal information from you directly in several ways, such as when you place an order or send us any communication or submit any information through our site. We may also use your personal information to send you marketing updates but only ever in accordance with your preferences (as detailed in Paragraph 5 (Marketing and Opt-Out Provisions)). We may also use your personal data to manage and improve our business and site and to keep internal records and maintain reasonable archives, including anonymous statistical data about browsing actions and patterns, which does not identify any individual.

We may generate personal information ourselves, including in the course of providing you with any service or registration or operating our website or processing an order or performing a contract or in connection with the processing of any payment or arranging for any delivery, return or exchange. These details allow us to process your order and to let you know the status of your order.

We may also obtain and disclose such personal information to third parties in the course of processing an order or performing a contract, including in connection with the processing of any payment or arranging for any delivery, return or exchange. We may also collect personal information when you visit and use our website, including information that is automatically provided by your browser to our servers and information collected by cookies or other tracking and analytical technologies. If we do use cookies or other technologies to store or collect data from your computer, this will be detailed in the section titled “Cookies”.

In respect of any saved card details, we will only ever store the card type, the last four digits of the card used and the expiry date and such card details will never be shared with third parties and will only be used to process your order, using our payment partner’s safe payment platform systems. To help ensure that your shopping experience is safe, simple and secure, An Only Child uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.


WHO WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION WITH


We do not sell your details to third party marketing companies. We may obtain and disclose personal data to third parties(including intermediaries) as necessary to process any order or provide any service to you, including carrying out any checks, processing or recovery of any payment, carrying out delivery of any goods or exchanges or collection of any returns, to enforce or administer any contract or deal with any claims.

Saved card details will never be shared with third parties (other than for the purpose of processing a payment to us) and will only be used to process your order, using our payment partner’s systems. To help ensure that your shopping experience is safe, simple and secure, An Only Child uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

Where any functionality of our website is clearly designed to make information public (e.g. a public forum), any information you provide in relation to that forum or other functionality, which is provided in such circumstances where it is clear that it is intended to be published, will be disclosed to the public accordingly. We may supply customer personal data to a government authority or regulator where required to comply with a legal requirement, for the administration of justice or where reasonably required to protect your vital interests.


MARKETING AND OPT-OUT PROVISION


We may use your contact information to send you alerts (by email or other method) for new products, features, enhancements, special offers, upgrade opportunities, contests, events of interest and marketing promotions. When you register for an account or submit an order, you will be given the option to opt-out of subscribing to our alerts. We do not sell or otherwise pass your details to third parties for marketing purposes. Marketing communications you subscribe to will only be sent by An Only Child. At all times, we will offer you the opportunity to unsubscribe out of any service or update to which you have subscribed, if you change your mind. Any email we send you will contain an easy automated unsubscribe link so that you can opt-out of that particular mailshot. Simply follow the indications in the email. Alternatively, you can change your email preferences or opt out of all emails by logging into “My Account” page. 


SAFEGUARDING YOUR PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION


We will take reasonable care to maintain appropriate safeguards to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of the information you have provided us with. When you place an order or access your account information, we use a Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption, which encrypts your information before it is sent to us to protect it from unauthorised use and we will only ever store the card type, the last four digits of the card used and the expiry date and such card details will never be shared with third parties and will only be used to process your order, using our payment partner’s safe payment platform systems. We take care to make our site secure and all credit or debit card transactions on this site are processed using a secure online payment gateway that encrypts your card details in a secure host environment. 


WHERE AND HOW TO ASK QUESTIONS OR FILE COMPLAINTS


If you require further information about our Privacy Policy, please go to the “Contact” page of the website. You can also contact An Only Child by email at info@anonlychild.com


LEGAL STATUS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY


This Privacy Policy is not intended to and does not create or form part of any contract or create any contractual rights or amount to any representation to induce a contract. Your rights in relation to this Privacy Policy are limited to any non-contractual obligation of confidentiality we may owe you at law and any non-contractual rights you may have at law.

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time without notice to you, including by publishing a new version on our website. You should check our website from time to time for updates to our Privacy Policy.