This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit or make a purchase from our website.

Personal information we collect

When you visit our website, 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 our website, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to our website, and information about how you interact with our website. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”

We collect ‘Device Information’ using the following technologies:

  • “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 our website, 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 our website.

Additionally when you make a purchase or attempt to purchase through our website, or if you sign up to our mailing list, enter a competition, enquire about a product, complete a survey or otherwise provide feedback we collect certain information from you. This includes your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information, email address, and phone number. We refer to this information as “Customer Information.”

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

How do we use your personal information?

We use the Customer Information that we collect generally to fulfil any orders placed through our website (including processing your payment information, arranging for shipping, and providing you with invoices and/or order confirmations).

Additionally, we use this Customer Information to:

Communicate with you;

Screen our orders for potential risk or fraud;

and

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 optimise our website (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with our website, to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns and to give our customers accurate pricing based on their location).

Device Information may also be used by our re-targeting and advertising partners to track your browsing habits so that you can later be shown targeted ads on other websites and apps. We use this information to make our Websites and the advertising displayed on them more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

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 Shopify to power our online store--you can read more about how Shopify uses your Personal Information here: https://www.shopify.com/legal/privacy.

We also use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use our website. 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 witness summons, a search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.
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:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads
Google: https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous
Pinterest: https://help.pinterest.com/en/article/personalization-and-data

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 website's data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.

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.

Additionally, if you are a European resident we note that we are processing your information to fulfil contracts we might have with you (for example, if you make an order through our website), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above. Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.

Data Retention

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

Changes

We may update this privacy policy from time to time to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. The effective date of this Cookie Policy is 25/11/2019. Please check back regularly to keep informed of updates.

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 info@mindjournals.com or by mail using the details provided below:

28 Wilton Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, ESX, TN40 1EZ, United Kingdom