LAST UPDATED: 25/05/2018
We have taken steps to ensure that all information we hold is stored in a safe and secure way according to GDPR legislation. We operate a safe and secure website and have taken steps to make sure that shopping on our website keeps your personal data protected.
We will endeavour to keep your information accurate and up to date, and not keep it for longer than is necessary.
Why are we updating our privacy statement?
We now meet the high standards required by the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and have updated our privacy statement to reflect that.
Who is collecting your information?
Any information or data you choose to share with us is collected by Prestige Covers Ltd, and during the order process a secure payment gateway is used, such as PayPal, Braintree or Secure Trading. Our Registered Office is Prestige Covers, Units A-F, 23 Akenside Terrace, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 Company No. 09736102
What information we collect
We may collect the following personal information from you:
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. A cookie in no way give us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data and information you choose to share with us. You can always accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not.
How do we collect the information from you?
Your information may be collected or given to us the following ways:
Why are we collecting your information?
We will collect your data in order to complete purchases, process payments and also for our own internal record keeping.
We will also collect your information so we can inform you of how your order is progressing.
Your information will also be collected if you have requested further details regarding our products and services; or if you have signed up for our email newsletters and promotions and are happy to receive further information about our products and services. We always endeavour to only send information you may find of interest and relevant to you.
How we use your information
We require your information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
Who will your information be shared with?
When making a payment online or over the telephone, we use a third-party payment processor, who specialises in secure online capture and processing of debit/credit card transactions. These include Braintree, Secure Trading and PayPal.
We may pass your information to our service providers for the purposes of completing tasks relevant to your order. If you order a custom made cover from us, we will pass your information to one of our manufacturing partners, namely; Profile Covers Ltd. Roadster Covers and Specialised Covers.
We will share your personal data with our couriers in order to deliver your goods. This may be with TNT, DHL, DPD, Royal Mail, UPS any other carefully chosen courier service inclusive of their subsidiaries.
We use an online application that allows us to monitor your order and manage your information.
These companies are obliged to keep your data safe and secure under their own Privacy Policies and we never sell on any information to third parties.
When legally required, strictly necessary for the performance of the services or to protect our rights, or the rights of our affiliates or uses, we may disclose your personal information to authorities, investigative organisations, our affiliates or in legal proceedings.
We may share your personal information in the event of a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a proportion of our assets. Of course, we shall notify you via email and/or a prominent notice on our website and inform you of your rights.
Who has access to your information?
Prestige Covers Ltd employees have access to your personal data, their digital management agencies (who maintain the website and other online digital applications) and service providers have access to retained information. Payment information is not retained or stored by Prestige Covers Ltd once a transaction has been completed.
How long we hold your data for
We will only keep your data for as long as necessary, which will be no longer than is needed by law for the Inland Revenue.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling or updating your personal information
The accuracy of your personal information is important to us. If you have created an online account, you are able to edit this at any time using the password you have previously created. You are responsible for keeping this password confidential and not shared with anyone else.
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect. You can email email@example.com call us on 0191 2845130 or write to us at Prestige Covers, Units A-F, 23 Akenside Terrace, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2