Privacy Policy and Terms of Use

Last Updated: November 13, 2020

 


This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) explains what personal information Wiskat collects when you use our service as described in our Terms of Service (the “Services”), as well as ways we might use or share it and your legal rights.

Our website is operated by Wiskat.com Throughout the site, the terms “we”, “us” and “our” refer to Wiskat. We are a UK Company, with headquarters in BOURNEMOUTH, UNITED KINGDOM. If you’re in the European Economic Area (EEA), for purposes of European data protection law, the data controller of your personal information is Wiskat Limited.


WHAT INFORMATION DO WE USE?

When we provide the Services, we collect or receive information in a few different ways. In many cases, you can choose what information to provide, although some information is required, for example, in order to make a purchase.


Information you provide to us

Personal details and contact information: This includes information such as name, contact information (including mobile telephone number) and any personal information required for creating an account with us or engaging with our Services.

Account and user information: This includes information which you provide us when you register for certain customer services or participate in one of our online contests.

Sales and marketing-related information: This includes information such as products purchased, your marketing preferences, telephone number, email address and information about how you interact with our marketing materials.

Payment and transactional information: When you purchase an item on Wiskat, you provide our payment processor with your payment information. This includes information such as billing and payment card details, payment receipts and shipping details. We use a trusted third party payment provider and as such, Wiskat does not collect or store the payment card information.

Customer support information: You may provide us with additional information if you email or call us. Additional information may include details of administrative, technical and support communications with us and any personal information contained in complaints or concerns you submit to us.

Automatically collected information

Log Data: We automatically collect certain log data when you interact with our Services or visit our website or App on your computer or another device, including IP address, browser information and the web pages that you have requested on our website and App.

 

WHAT DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION FOR?

We use the information collected to help us provide, operate, improve, understand, customize, support, and market our Services. Specifically, any of the personal information we collect from you may be used in the following ways:

Where it is necessary to perform our contractual obligations with you, we process your information to:

Process transactions: We process your personal information In order to process customer orders, track shipments, fulfil deliveries, process payments, and fulfil our contracts with you, our business partners and suppliers.

Create and administer accounts and registrations: When you create an account with us or register for our products or services, we process your personal information in order to create and administer your account(s) and registration processes.

Where it is in furtherance of our legitimate interests and those of others, provided those legitimate interests are not overridden by your rights or interests, we process your personal information to:


Operate, improve and evaluate our business: We use your information to help us operate our services efficiently, safely and securely. Furthermore, to provide us with insights into our product(s) range demand analytics and to improve the efficiency of our operations including, but not limited to, enhancing and improving our services, providing customer support, managing our communications, analysing our services and performing our contracts with third parties. For example, we will retain and evaluate information on your recent visit(s) to our website and how you move around different sections of our website for analytics purposes to understand how people use our website so that we can make it more intuitive. We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.

Communicate with you: We use your information to communicate with you about our Services and to let you know about our terms and policies and other important updates. If you do not object to us using your personal information, we may provide you with marketing information of our products and services. It is in our legitimate interests to promote and market our products and services.

Personalize your experience: We use your information to help us to better respond to your individual needs. For example, we will retain your shopping history and use details of the products you have previously purchased to make suggestions to you of other products which we believe you will also be interested in.

Advertising: By using the information we hold about you, we would be able to monitor and analyse your interactions with our Services and third parties’ online services so that we can tailor our advertising to what we think will be of interest you.

Support safety and security: It is in our legitimate interests to use your information to prevent unlawful activities and misuse of our goods and services, to protect the safety and security of our customers and personnel, to protect our property, to deter crime and to investigate any security incidents or accidents thereof.

Legal proceedings: We process your information if/when necessary to defend our interests during/in legal proceedings.

In certain circumstances, we also use your personal information based upon consent you have given us (which you may revoke at any time) or if we believe it is appropriate to comply with law jurisdictions also with customs and excise regulations and rules.


DO WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION?

Yes. However, we keep your information private. We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your information to outside parties, without your consent.

However, to provide the Services, we share your information with affiliates, public authorities and our trusted third parties. For example:

Affiliates: We may share your information with affiliates, who may in turn share information with us, for the provision of our Services and products in accordance with this Policy.

Service providers: We work with third-party service providers to help us operate, provide, improve, understand, customise, support, and market our Services. When we share your information with third-party service providers, we require them to use your information on our behalf in accordance with our instructions and Terms of Service.

Advertising partners: We share information about you or your use of the Services with our advertisers and third party advertising partners. This means that we may give our advertisers information about the characteristics of our users, along with sharing certain identifiers and/or location information, but we do not specifically identify you by name or share your contact information.

Professional advisers: We share your information with our professional advisers such as solicitors/barristers where/if necessary, solely for the establishment, exercise or defence of our/any legal claims.

We may share some or all of your information in connection with, or during negotiation of, any merger, financing, acquisition or dissolution, transaction or proceeding involving sale, transfer, divestiture, or disclosure of all or a portion of our business or assets. In the event of insolvency, bankruptcy, or receivership, information may also be transferred as a business asset.


For legal and safety reasons, we may provide information to a third party if we believe in good faith that we are required to so for legal reasons or that this is necessary to prevent harm or injury to our users, members of the public, our staff, or ourselves, or if we need to do so to defend our legal rights or to enforce our Terms of Service.


HOW DO WE PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your information.

We use a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our payment gateway provider’s database only to be accessible by those authorised with special access rights to such systems and who are required to keep the information confidential. After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be stored on our servers.

 


MANAGING AND DELETING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

If you want to correct or update the personal information we have collected or request the deletion of your account, please contact us. Please play your part in keeping your information secure by choosing a strong password and by keeping your login details secret.

We keep your information for as long as necessary in light of the purposes it was originally collected or lawfully further processed. We generally store your information for the duration of your account with us. We do this to provide you with our Services. We may use third-party service providers to store and maintain such data. We require all such third party services providers to have suitable measures in place with respect to the security of your information.

We retain your verification-related information for a reasonable period of time, even if you do not complete all verification steps, to assist with future verifications and to prevent abuse of our verification processes. If you decide not to verify the account and would like us to delete the verification information you provided, contact us.

 


YOUR RIGHTS

If you reside in certain territories, including the United Kingdom/EU/EEA, you benefit from a number of rights in relation to your information. While some of these rights apply generally, certain rights apply only in certain limited cases. We describe these rights below in a summary format, but mandated applicable law shall govern.

Access and Porting: You can access much of your information by logging into your account. Where legally required, we can provide your information upon your request. Note that, in accordance with applicable law(s), the information will not be provided where doing so would adversely affect the rights (including the intellectual property rights) of others.

Change, Restrict, Limit, Delete: You can also change, restrict, limit or delete much of your information by contacting us. We may retain certain information as required and permitted by applicable law(s).

Object: If we process your information based on our legitimate interests explained above, or in the public interest, you can object to this processing in certain circumstances. In such cases, we will cease processing your information unless we have compelling legitimate grounds to continue processing or where it is needed for legal reasons.

Revoke consent: Where you have previously provided your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent to the processing of your information at any time. For example, you can withdraw your consent to email marketing by following the link provided in a marketing email. You can also revoke any consent you have provided by contacting us. If you withdraw your consent to the use of your information for purposes set out in this Policy, you may not have access to all (or any) of our Services and we might not be able to provide you all (or any) of the Services. In certain cases, we may continue to process your information after you have withdrawn consent if we have a legal basis to do so or if your withdrawal of consent was limited to certain processing activities.

Complain: If you reside in the United Kingdom/EU/EEA, should you wish to raise a concern about our use of your information (and without prejudice to any other rights you may have) you have the statutory right to do so with your local data protection authority.

If you have any questions about your rights, please email us at support@wiskat.com