We have developed this privacy statement because we want you to feel confident about the privacy and security of your personal details when you visit or use the depaordesign.com website. We are committed to complying with the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 2018. Looking after the personal information you share with us is very important, and we want you to be confident that your personal data is kept safely and securely and to understand how we use it to offer you a better and more personalised shopping experience.
What are the key changes for you?
GDPR sets out the following rights:
- The right to access the personal information a company holds on you
- The right to have personal information sent directly to yourself or another organisation
- The right to have inaccuracies corrected
- The right to object, including in relation to direct marketing
- The right to restrict the processing of information
- The right to have information erased.
Personal Identification Information
We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, register on the site, place an order, subscribe to the newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our website. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number, and credit card information (only applicable when making a payment for goods and services). Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously.
We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.
Non-Personal Identification Information
We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.
Here at De Paor Design we will not send you any information unless you have requested it, or unless someone, who we will identify, has requested that we pass that information on to you. You may opt to receive communications which we consider may be of interest to you, from us by any of the following methods: email, SMS text message, social media and phone calls. You will be asked to opt-in if you wish to receive these.
How can you stop the Use of Your Personal Data for Direct Marketing?
There are several ways you can stop direct marketing communications from us:
- If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or User may contact us via our Site. Click the ‘unsubscribe’ link in any email communication that we send you. We will then stop any further marketing emails.
- If you have an account, log in, visit the ‘My Account’ area and change your preferences.
**Please note that you may continue to receive communications for a short period after changing your preferences while our systems are fully updated.
Banner messages and personalised adverts on other websites
Like other retailers, we also target De Paor Design banners and ads to you when you are on other websites, apps and social media. We do this using a range of advertising technologies such as ad tags, cookies, and mobile identifiers, as well as specific services offered by some sites and social networks, such as Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.
The recommendations will be based on information we hold about you, or your previous use of our services or on banners or ads you have previously clicked on.
If you don’t want to see these ads, then you can either disable cookies in your browser, or reject cookies from the site you’re visiting. Please see our Cookies Policy for further details.
Web Browser Cookies
What Cookies are used on DePaorDesign.com
Necessary cookies enable core functionality of the website. Without these cookies the website cannot function properly. They help to make a website usable by enabling basic functionality.
Marketing cookies are used to track and collect visitors’ actions on the website. Cookies store user data and behaviour information, which allows advertising services to target more audience groups. Also, more customised user experience can be provided according to collected information.
Google Analytics Cookies
A set of cookies to collect information and report about website usage statistics without personally identifying individual visitors to Google.
To get the most out of your experience on the De Paor Design website cookies should be enabled. Most web browsers are automatically set to accept cookies with the standard installation settings. If cookies are not set to work on your browser the result could mean the performance of this website will be affected and will also restrict your usage of this website which may mean you are unable to purchase items from us.
It is possible to check to see if cookies are enabled specifically for PCs by doing the following for each browser type;
- Microsoft Internet Explorer versions 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0
Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window (use the cog icon in IE 9.0) and select ‘Internet options’.
Click on the ‘Privacy’ tab
Under the Settings section check the level is set to Medium or below, which will enable cookies in your browser
Settings above Medium will disable cookies and could cause the site to function not as we would expect.
- Google Chrome
Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select Options
Click the ‘Under the Hood’ tab, locate the ‘Privacy’ section, and select the ‘Content settings’ button
Now select ‘Allow local data to be set’
- Mozilla Firefox
Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select Options
Then select the Privacy icon
Click on Cookies, then select ‘allow sites to set cookies’
Click on the Cog icon at the top of your browser window and select the ‘Preferences’ option
Click on ‘Security’, check the option that says ‘Block third-party and advertising cookies’
- If you are using another browser on a smart phone, iPhone, tablet or Mac please look at your device to check your cookie settings.
When do we collect your personal data?
- When you visit our website, and use your account to buy products online
- When you make an online purchase and check out as a guest.
- When you create an account with us.
- When you engage with us on social media.
- When you contact us by any means with queries, complaints etc.
- When you enter prize draws or competitions.
- When you choose to complete any surveys we send you.
- When you comment on or review our products and services.
- When you’ve given a third-party permission to share with us the information they hold about you.
- We collect data from publicly-available sources when you have given your consent to share information or where the information is made public as a matter of law.
How We Use Collected Information
We want to give you the best possible customer experience. One way to achieve that is to get the richest picture we can of who you are by combining the data we have about you. De Paor Design may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:
- To improve customer service
Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
- To personalise the user experience
We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.
- To improve our site
We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
- To process payments
We may use the information users provide about themselves when placing an order only to provide service to that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service.
- To run a promotion, contest, survey or other site feature.
- Safety, security, health, training, administrative and legal purposes;
- To send users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.
- To send emails
We may use the email address to send User information and updates pertaining to their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions on products or services of specific interest to the customer, and/or other requests include news, updates, related product or service information.
- To protect our business and your account from fraud and other illegal activities. This includes using your personal data to maintain, update and safeguard your account. We’ll also monitor your browsing activity with us to quickly identify and resolve any problems and protect the integrity of our websites. We’ll do all of this as part of our legitimate interest.
How We Protect Your Information
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.
Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and its Users happens over an SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures.
Our servers are located in a secure facility and any access to your personal data is strictly controlled and limited only to persons who are authorised and have appropriate security clearance to access the servers
How can you access your personal Information?
You have the right to see information we hold about you, with some exceptions which are described in the privacy laws. You have the right to request us to correct any inaccurate information. If you would like a copy of your personal information, please contact us.
How long will we keep your data?
Whenever we collect or process your personal data, we’ll only keep it for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which it was collected.
At the end of that retention period, your data will either be deleted completely or anonymised, for example by aggregation with other data so that it can be used in a non-identifiable way for statistical analysis and business planning.
Some examples of customer data retention periods:
When you place an order, we’ll keep the personal data you give us for five years so we can comply with our legal, contractual obligations and service to our customers.
Sharing Your Personal Information
We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.
Transferring data internationally
In order to provide our goods and services we may need to transfer your information from your country of residence to another country in the usual course of our business. By dealing with us and submitting your personal information, you agree to the transfer, storage, and/or processing of your personal information outside of your country of residence as set out below.
Transferring outside of the EEA
We may transfer your personal information to a third-party data processors located in countries outside of the European Economic Area (‘EEA’).
De Paor Design only transfers your personal information to those third parties where we can be sure that we can protect your privacy and your rights, for example the third party is located in a country which the EU has deemed to have adequate data protection laws in place.
Third Party Websites
Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.
De Paor Design follow certain automated and manual procedures in our efforts to tackle online fraud, which can lead to orders being voided. In the case that this causes a delay or cancellation of any legitimate orders we do apologise. Should you have any queries in relation to this, please contact us.
Your Acceptance Of These Terms
By using this Site and receiving e-mails, text messages and social media, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site and if applicable unsubscribe from our mailing list and text messages. Your continued use of the Site and acceptance of e-mails and text messages following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
Online Coupon Codes
Coupon codes are for online use only. One use per customer. Coupon codes are valid on full-price merchandise only. Excludes sale items, special items* gift cards, shipping rates.
Last Updated on 17th July 2022