Privacy Policy

 

The Better Wellbeing System

Updated Privacy Policy  May 24th 2018

Who Are We?

The Better Wellbeing System is a health and wellbeing provision set up by Claire Robilliard based in Brighton & Hove, UK

The business is run by Claire Robilliard and Sean Newton with IT support from Starfish Ltd.

What is this Privacy Policy for?

This privacy policy is for the ‘website’ https://bewellsys.co.uk owned by Claire Robilliard and served by The Better Wellbeing System (‘We’ – Claire Robilliard and Sean Newton). We are dedicated to keeping your details private. Any information that we collect in relation to you is secured.

By default WordPress does not share any personal data with anyone. https://bewellsys.co.uk is a WordPress website.

The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, The Better Wellbeing System and The Better Wellbeing System owners. Furthermore the way The Better Wellbeing System processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.

WHAT WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION?

The Better Wellbeing System and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. The Better Wellbeing System complies to all UK national laws and requirements for user privacy.

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

When you purchase something from our store, as part of the buying and selling process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address. The Better Wellbeing System requires this information to help us process and manage your request.

The Better Wellbeing System will only use Personal Information about you primarily to supply you with the products and services you order from it. The Better Wellbeing System also collects and uses Personal Information for related (or secondary) purposes outlined below:

  1. billing and account management;
  2. business planning and product development; and
  3. to provide you with information about promotions, as well as the products and services of The Better Wellbeing System.

Email marketing: With your permission, we may send you email newsletter containing information about our promotions, new products and other updates via mail chimp. Details of how mailchimp use your data are provided here https://kb.mailchimp.com/accounts/management/about-mailchimp-the-eu-swiss-privacy-shield-and-the-gdpr

You can use the online forms for a number of purposes such as to request further information about other products and services provided by The Better Wellbeing System. In order to process your request, we will require you to provide us with certain personal information. This includes such details as your name and contact.

The Better Wellbeing System will not use sensitive information for Direct Marketing or pass onto to third parties without your prior consent.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture if provided is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Use of Cookies

The Better Wellbeing System uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website. Where applicable The Better Wellbeing System uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the Better Wellbeing System to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer / device. This complies with recent legislation requirements for The Better Wellbeing System to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user’s computer / device.

Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computer’s hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the Better Wellbeing System. This allows the Better Wellbeing System, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within The Better Wellbeing System.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from The Better Wellbeing System on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from The Better Wellbeing System and its external serving vendors.

WordPress installs by default. If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Analytics

The Better Wellbeing System also uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. This software is provided by Google Analytics which uses cookies to track visitor usage. The software will save a cookie to your computer hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the Better Wellbeing System, but will not store, save or collect personal information. You can read Google’s privacy policy here for further information [ http://www.google.com/privacy.html ].

Other cookies may be stored to your computer hard drive by external vendors if  The Better Wellbeing System were to use referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days.

Contact & Communication

Users contacting The Better Wellbeing System and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the Data Protection Act 1998. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submission process but advise users using such form to email processes that they do so at their own risk.

The Better Wellbeing System and its owners use  information submitted to provide you with further information about the products / services they offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted. This includes using your details to subscribe you to any email newsletter program The Better Wellbeing System operates but only if this was made clear to you and your express permission was granted when submitting any form to email process. Or whereby you the consumer have previously purchased from or enquired about purchasing from the company a product or service that the email newsletter relates to. This is by no means an entire list of your user rights in regard to receiving email marketing material. Your details are not passed on to any third parties.

Email Newsletter

The Better Wellbeing System operates an email newsletter program, used to inform subscribers about products and services supplied by The Better Wellbeing System. Users can subscribe through an online automated process should they wish to do so but do so at their own discretion. Some subscriptions may be manually processed through prior written agreement with the user.

Subscriptions are taken in compliance with UK Spam Laws detailed in the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003. All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. No personal details are passed on to third parties nor shared with companies / people outside of the company that operates The Better Wellbeing System. Under the Data Protection Act 1998 you may request a copy of personal information held about you by The Better Wellbeing System’s email newsletter program. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please contact us.

Email marketing campaigns published by The Better Wellbeing System or its owners may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include; the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity [this is by no far a comprehensive list].
This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based around their activity.

The Better Wellbeing System may also conduct voluntary surveys or request other voluntary information from time to time. These surveys provide The Better Wellbeing System with important information that enables improvement in the types and quality of services offered and the manner in which those services are offered.

UNSUBSCRIBE

In compliance with UK Spam Laws and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 subscribers are given the opportunity to un-subscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email campaign. If an automated un-subscription system is unavailable clear instructions on how to un-subscribe will by detailed instead.

How we protect your data

Your data can only be accessed by the administrators of The Better wellbeing Website via log in and protected password used by Claire Robilliard.

External Links

Although The Better Wellbeing System only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, but users do so at their own discretion (External links are clickable text / banner / image links to other The Better Wellbeing Systems)

The owners of The Better Wellbeing System cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any external links such as YouTube or Facebook despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and The Better Wellbeing System and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Woo Commerce | Store App and purchase facility

We collect information about you during the checkout process on our store.

What data is collected

Information shared with a payment provider to process payments includes:

  • Name
  • Email
  • Address
  • Phone
  • City/State/Zip
  • Unique payment identifier
  • Payment provider identifier

What we collect and store

While you visit our site, we’ll track:

  • Products you’ve viewed: we’ll use this to, for example, show you products you’ve recently viewed
  • Location, IP address and browser type: we’ll use this for purposes like estimating taxes and shipping
  • Shipping address: we’ll ask you to enter this so we can, for instance, estimate shipping before you place an order, and send you the order!   We’ll also use cookies to keep track of cart contents while you’re browsing our site – see Cookie Policy mentioned earlier.

When you purchase from us, we’ll ask you to provide information including your name, billing address, shipping address, email address, phone number, credit card/payment details and optional account information like username and password. We’ll use this information for purposes, such as, to:

  • Send you information about your account and order
  • Respond to your requests, including refunds and complaints
  • Process payments and prevent fraud
  • Set up your account for our store
  • Comply with any legal obligations we have, such as calculating taxes
  • Improve our store offerings
  • Send you marketing messages, if you choose to receive them

If you create an account, we will store your name, address, email and phone number, which will be used to populate the checkout for future orders.

We generally store information about you for as long as we need the information for the purposes for which we collect and use it, and we are not legally required to continue to keep it. For example, we will store order information for 6 years for tax and accounting purposes. This includes your name, email address and billing and shipping addresses.

We will also store comments or reviews, if you choose to leave them.

Who on our team has access

Members of our team have access to the information you provide us. For example, both Administrators and Shop Managers can access:

  • Order information like what was purchased, when it was purchased and where it should be sent, and
  • Customer information like your name, email address, and billing and shipping information.

Our team members have access to this information to help fulfill orders, process refunds and support you.

What we share with others

Payments

We accept payments through PayPal. When processing payments, some of your data will be passed to PayPal, including information required to process or support the payment, such as the purchase total and billing information.

Please see the PayPal Privacy Policy for more details.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

We keep contact form entries, analytics records and customer purchase records for 10 years or untill requested for deletion.

How payment providers use data

To better understand how a provider uses and stores the data shared with them, check their privacy policies directly: https://stripe.com/gb/privacy

Adverts and Sponsored Links

Although unlikely, The Better Wellbeing System may contain sponsored links and adverts. These will typically be served through our advertising partners, to whom may have detailed privacy policies relating directly to the adverts they serve.

Clicking on any such adverts will send you to the advertisers The Better Wellbeing System through a referral program which may use cookies and will track the number of referrals sent from The Better Wellbeing System. This may include the use of cookies which may in turn be saved on your computer hard drive. Users should therefore note they click on sponsored external links at their own risk and The Better Wellbeing System and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Social Media Platforms

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that The Better Wellbeing System and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. The Better Wellbeing System nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.

The Better Wellbeing System may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.

Shortened Links in Social Media

The Better Wellbeing System and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy urls for example [http://bewellsys.co.uk/aromatherapy/]: http://bit.ly/2fOtiAv).

Users are advised to take caution and good judgement before clicking any shortened urls published on social media platforms by The Better Wellbeing System and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine urls are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore The Better Wellbeing System and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.

v.2.0 April 2013 Edited & customised by: The Better Wellbeing System May 24th 2018