Sewbox may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 2nd April 2010.
We collect information about you in two ways:
- by asking you to enter personal details into online forms
- by using cookies (see below) to track the way you move around our website
This information is used to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular to:
- process your order accurately and efficiently
- improve our products and services
If you choose to opt in to our newsletter registration service, we will also periodically send out promotional e-mails about new products, special offers, sewing news or other information which we think you may find interesting.
If you have previously agreed to us sending you promotional e-mails, you may change your mind at any time by clicking on the Unsubscribe link which appears at the bottom of each e-mail, or by contacting us.
We will never share your personal information with third parties, unless we are required by law to do so.
All financial data relating to online purchases, such as credit / debit card numbers, is processed securely by reputable third party providers (Paypal) that offer secure commercial transaction services. All personal and credit card information is encoded using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to keep your data safe, and we do not store any financial details (e.g. credit or debit card numbers) on our own servers or in our own systems.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to tailor their operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites 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.