National Merchandise does not capture and store any personal information about individuals who access this website, except where you voluntarily choose to give us your personal details or by enquiring about or ordering any of our services.
In these latter cases, National Merchandise is the ‘data controller’ of this information and means that National Merchandise decides what your personal information is used for, and the ways in which it is processed. The legal basis on which National Merchandise processes your personal information is to enable the performance of a contract with you to supply the merchandise you order.
|What information we collect||Why||How long do we keep this for|
|Your name||To process your order, take payments, and for order related communications||Your personal details are stored for 8 years from the date of the last transaction|
|Address information including telephone number||To process your order, to take payments and for order related communications||Your personal details are stored for 8 years from the date of the last transaction|
|Email Address||To process your order and for order related communications||Your personal details are stored for 8 years from the date of the last transaction|
We will not use your personal data for any marketing activities or share it with any 3rd parties.
What is a Cookie and why do we need to use them?
Cookies are little data files which are sent to your browser from a website that you visit. They are stored on your computer’s hard drive.
Cookies allow us to automatically identify you so that we can identify the items you wish to purchase, and to identify where the order is to be delivered. When you Login or press ‘Add to Basket’ or on the item page your computer will automatically be issued with a Cookie.
Can I opt out of cookies?
Yes. There are a number of options available. You can set your browser either to reject all cookies, to only allow “trusted” sites to set them, or to accept only those cookies from those websites which you are currently on.
However, please note – If you do delete or block all cookies, some features of our website, such as remembering your login details or allowing you to place an order, will not function as a result.
National Merchandise sends cookies from this website in order to provide persistent session management and only monitors the IP addresses of visitors to assess which pages are the most popular. These IP addresses are not linked to any personal data so that visitors to our website remain anonymous.
Your rights and more information
If you have any questions about how we handle your personal information, or you wish to find out about your rights you can contact our IT Services firstname.lastname@example.org. If you raise a concern with National Merchandise about the way it has handled your personal information and you are dissatisfied with our response, you are entitled to lodge a concern with a supervisory authority. In the UK, the supervisory authority is the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).