Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

If you’re like us you’ve probably never read a privacy policy, ever (who has time for that?)... This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected,  used,  and shared when you visit or make a purchase from www.bantercards.com (the “Site”). If you have any questions please feel free to get in touch with us at any time by using the details here:


Who we are

Banter Cards is a trading name of Banter Cards Limited. This Website is managed by Banter Cards (company registration 09731661 ) whose registered office is

Banter Cards LTD
Unit B2 - Freemans Parc
Penarth Road
Cardiff
CF11 8EQ

If you have any questions about how we collect, store and use personal information, or if you have any other privacy-related questions, please contact us by any of the following means:

Email us at: hey@bantercards.com;

Write to us at:

Banter Cards LTD
Unit B2 - Freemans Parc
Penarth Road
Cardiff
CF11 8EQ


Personal Information We Collect: 

When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information”. 


Here’s some more information about the technology we use to collect data:

“Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.


“Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.


“Web beacons”, “tags”, and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.


Additionally, when you make a purchase or attempt to make a purchase through the Site, we collect certain information from you, including your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information including credit card numbers, email address, and phone number. We refer to this information as “Order Information”.   When you attempt to make a purchase or leave something in your basket we will contact you a few hours later to remind you the items are still in your basket.


Banter Cards Email marketing: With your permission we may contact you occasionally (including by e-mail and SMS) with details of Banter Cards branded products, services and special offers that it (or they) think may interest you or otherwise for customer research purposes. However,

You always have the right to ask us not to contact you for these purposes at any time. You can do this by writing to us by post or by e-mail at the address provided above. When contacting us, please provide your name, contact details or by logging into your online account and opting out of our marketing.


When we talk about “Personal Information” in this Privacy Policy, we are talking both about Device Information and Order Information.


How do we use your personal information?

We use the Order Information that we collect generally to fulfill any orders placed through the Site (including processing your payment information, arranging for shipping, and providing you with invoices and/or order confirmations). Additionally, we use this Order Information to:


- Communicate with you;

- When in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information or advertising relating to our products or services.

We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).



Sharing your personal information: 

We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above.  For example,  we use Shopwired to host out website.   We also use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site -- you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.


Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.


Behavioural Advertising: 

As described above, we use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you. For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.


You can opt out of targeted advertising by using the links below:

- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads


- Google: https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous


- Bing: https://advertise.bingads.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/policies/personalized-ads


Additionally, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at: http://optout.aboutads.info/.

 

Do Not Track:

Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.


Your Rights: 

If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.

 

Security

Whilst we take appropriate technical and organisational measures to safeguard the personal information that you provide to us, no transmission over the Internet can ever be guaranteed secure. Consequently, please note that we cannot guarantee the security of any personal information that you transfer over the Internet to us.


Data Retention: 

When you place an order through the Site, we will maintain your Order Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.


Contact Us: 

For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at hey@bantercards.com or by mail using the details provided below:


Banter Cards Limited

Unit B2 Freemas Parc

Cardiff

CF11 8EQ


Last updated: 23rd May 2018