Hobbyweld (Dixons of Westerhope Limited/we/us) is committed to protecting your privacy. We use the information we collect about you to provide services you request, to communicate with you and to personalise our information to you. We do not sell trade or rent your personal information to others.
What information do we collect? How do we use it?
We record the information from forms you complete on our website, we may use the information to personalise the information we send you, we also use the information to provide products or information that you request. We may also use the information we collect to occasionally notify you about important functionality or content changes to the website, new Hobbyweld services and special offers we think you'll find valuable.
When we ask for your telephone number it is to enable us to contact you if there is a problem with an order you have made or to ask you if you would like to take part in a market research questionnaire or through telemarketing. If you don´t want to take part, you can tell us when we telephone. When you enter a contest, online survey or promotional feature we will use your entered details to administer the contest or to notify you about special offers or content we think you will find valuable.
Each time we contact you, you have the option to decline to receive further marketing information relating to Hobbyweld.
Data gathered on Hobbyweld web sites is gathered in two ways: indirectly for example, through cookies, see below and/or directly for example, when you provide information on various response forms. This information includes your Internet address so that we can track unique visits to our site for analytical purposes.
We collect information when you choose to submit it to us. Throughout our site, for example, we provide the opportunity to participate in an online survey or request a brochure. It is completely up to you whether or not you want to provide it.
We also collect information directly from you in a number of ways, some of which we describe in this Privacy Statement, where we do not describe it here it is described at the point of collection.
How does Hobbyweld protect customer information?
The UK Data Protection Act 1998 requires us to follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of the information which you have given us. If you would like to learn more about Data Protection then click here, http://www.ico.gov.uk/what_we_cover/data_protection.aspx.
Will Hobbyweld disclose personal information it collects to outside parties?
No, Hobbyweld will never disclose information about you to third parties, except to fulfil your specific orders for a product or information as some Hobbyweld services are fulfilled by Hobbyweld stockists, distributors and agents. In these instances, we contractually require that they only use the information to fulfil your requirements and do not use it for their own marketing purposes.
Hobbyweld will never sell, trade or rent your personal information to others.
By using our web site, you give us permission to collect, use and process this information to provide and send you the information about our services. Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from other web sites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these web sites.
Tell Us What You Think
We welcome your questions and comments about privacy. Please write to;
Dixons of Westerhope Ltd
Newcastle upon Tyne