Your privacy is an important part of our business here at Linkies Baby Shoes & Accessories. We take your online safety
What information do we collect?
We collect a minimal amount of information from our customers compared to other retail websites. Because we use PayPal as our primary shopping service we do not need to collect credit card, debit card or other financial details (You can find more information about PayPal on our PayPal Information & Guide page). Our staff never have access to your financial details! The only financial details we may see are when a deposit from your account is put into ours via a phone order.
The information we do collect includes:
Personal Information- such as your name, street address and email address. In some cases your phone number.
Navigational Information- such as what pages you visit and where you go on our website
What do we do with the information we collect from you?
Linkies Baby Shoes & Accessories may use the information it collects from you for the following purposes:
To assist in providing you with quality service and a better shopping experience
To respond or process a request from you
To fulfil promotional obligations
For any marketing, promotional, publicity, marketing or market research that we might undertake
Or for any other purposes that you have given us permission for
We may use the information we collect to occasionally notify you about important functionality changes to our website or special offers we think you will find valuable. If at any stage you no longer wish to receive these notifications you may opt out by sending us an email.
Linkies Baby Shoes & Accessories does use navigational information to identify user trends and improve the website if necessary. Individual details are not used in this instance, only information such as what browser you use and how long you stay on the site for.
Who we might share your information with?
As required by the Privacy Act 1993, Linkies Baby Shoes & Accessories follows strict procedures when storing and using the information you have provided. We do not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others. We may from time to time provide statistics about our website user trends to a third party, these statistics will not have any personal information which would identify you or breach your privacy.
We may share your information with third parties for the purpose of administering or promoting our business. Your information will not be shared to promote offerings that are not related to Linkies Baby Shoes & Accessories.
The information may be stored on servers located with our hosting providers. All data is stored behind their firewalls and we have agreements with them to protect the information that we collect from any unauthorised use.
Only PayPal (our payment facilitator) has access to your financial details. Their encrypted technology means that none of our employees or staff have access to this information. Alternatively we will not share any financial details that you directly provide us with to a third party unless otherwise agreed to by yourself. Only specific staff members of Linkies Baby Shoes & Accessories can access this information.
This policy means that we may require proof of identity before we disclose any information to you.
Linkies Baby Shoes & Accessories may disclose user information to the government and/or third parties when it is required by law or we have reason to believe that disclosure of such information is necessary to identify or bring legal action against someone who may be causing harm to our business or anyone else.
Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other web sites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Credit card Information
All electronic credit card information is encrypted. Credit card information will not be shared with any third party apart from the payment facilitator (PayPal) at the time the transaction is processed.
Changing Your Information
You have the right to access and amend or update your personal details at any time. If you do not want to receive any communications from us you may opt out by contacting us via email at email@example.com. All our promotional emails have an 'unsubscribe' link that you can use to stop any newsletter communications from us.