This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Ann Summers IOM collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the http://www.annsummersiom.im website (“Site”).

Personal identification information

No personal identification information is collected by this Site other than such information that is voluntarily provided by you such as name and email address contact details. No personal identification information is stored on this Site or any associated database.

Non-personal identification information

Non-personal identification information about Users may be collected whenever Users interact with this Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to the Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilised and other similar information. This information is only used for the purpose of website & system administration, research and development and anonymous user analysis (see following Web browser cookies). Such information is not disclosed to third parties.

Web browser cookies

This Site may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. A cookie is a small piece of data that a website asks your browser to store on your computer or mobile device. The cookie allows the website to “remember” your actions or preferences over time. A User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert when cookies are being sent. If cookies are blocked, please note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

Cookies are used by websites to provide certain features or enable specific functionality. There are different types of cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies – these are critical to the operation of a website such as keeping track of users input when filling forms or shopping carts, for online security, or for the transmission of communication. Cookies that are used solely for these purposes do not require User consent.
  • Performance or analytical cookies – these are used to anonymously gather data on how websites are used for improvement purposes. They don’t track Users. The Google Analytics service is used by this Site but to opt out you can use the Google Opt Out Browser Add On at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
  • Functionality or personalisation cookies – these allow Users to customise how a website looks and remember user preferences e.g. user names or languages etc.
  • Advertising cookies – these are used to target adverts and are usually placed by third party advertising networks. This Site does not use advertising cookies.
  • Third party services cookies – these arise by way services provided by third parties such as social sharing sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Youtube. You can find out more about their privacy policies at:
    Facebook https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/your-info-on-other
    Twitter https://twitter.com/privacy?lang=en
    YouTube https://www.youtube.com/static?template=privacy_guidelines
  • Session cookies – which are erased when the User closes their browser.
  • Persistent cookies – which remain on the Users device for a predefined period of time. The cookie used to record your acceptance of this cookie policy will remain in place for 12 months to avoid unnecessary repeated displays of the cookie policy notice.

How to turn cookies off

You will need to refer to your browser’s options or preferences settings. The following links provide more information for some of the major browsers:

Chrome https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en
Firefox https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
Internet Explorer http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9
Safari https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?viewlocale=en_US&locale=en_US

How we protect information

Appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures have been adopted to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of information on or through this Site.

Links to other websites

If you use a link to other sites, those sites are not covered under this Privacy Policy.

Changes to this privacy policy

This privacy policy may be updated at any time, whereupon a copy of the revised privacy policy will be posted on this Site. Users should periodically check this page for any changes to stay informed and you acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use the Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact Ann Summers IOM.
This document was last updated on 10 September, 2016.