Conditions of Use
This policy covers all users who register to use the Gecigarette.co.uk website. It is not necessary to register in order to gain access to the searching facilities of the site, but we may restrict access to certain areas as referred to in Principle 2 below. Access to Gecigarette.co.uk is free of charge to all users. The Gecigarette.co.uk website is operated by Genesis Technology Limited. We are committed to protecting your privacy when you are using our online services. To protect your privacy, we apply five principles detailed below.
Principle 1 – Notice
During our registration process, we ask for personal information which bothidentifies you and enables us to communicate with you. We also invite you to tell us your interests so that we can make our communications relevant and interesting for you.
To help us prevent fraud, please be aware that we may make searches about you at credit reference agencies for the purpose of verifying your identity. These agencies will supply us with information, including information from the Electoral Register. Any request for an identity check will be recorded by the agency, though be assured that the searches will not be seen, or used by, lenders to assess your ability to obtain credit.
Please also note that we may cross reference the information you provide us with data from a specialist anti-fraud third party with a view to prevent fraudulent transactions from occurring.
We will use the information you provide only for the following purposes:
To send updates regarding the status of your orders
To send you newsletters and details of offers and promotions in which webelieve you will be interested
To improve the content, design and layout of the Gecigarette.co.uk website and to facilitate knowledge management
To understand the interests and buying behaviour of our registered users
To perform other such general marketing and promotional activities focused onour products and services. We may also register you for our other serviceswhich we feel may be useful or of interest to you.
Principle 2 - Consent and Choice
Principle 3 – Cookies
Our website creates multiple cookies on your machine which contain session and state information. The information within these cookies does not include any personal or financial information. Our website requires cookies to be enabled in the web browser and in any third party security programs to allow tasks such as registering, logging in, buying items or accessing accounts. Please be aware that should cookies be disabled or blocked by third party software, many of our website's features will be impaired or unavailable.
Principle 4 - Deletion of your Personal Data
We are unable to delete your Gecigarette.co.uk account information containing your personal information for a period of 6 years from the date of your last interaction with us (this could be a sales transaction, a return, or some other interaction with Gecigarette.co.uk via our Customer Services team or our online tools). This is because we may need to access historical information for business reporting purposes. Please note however, that at any point in time you may opt in or out of marketing communications via the 'your account' section of this website.
Changes to this policy