Privacy policy


Privacy policy                Last revised: April 2016

At abiento.co.uk, we take your privacy very seriously.

This Privacy Policy outlines our privacy practices and policy regarding the collection and use of information (including your personally identifiable information where applicable) made available to us through the www.abiento.co.uk website.

abiento does not ask you to sign up to a newsletter or give us your email address or telephone number. We just want you to enjoy our website and get the best possible experience and enjoyment.

You can use our website without having to login or supply any identifiable information. We don`t care who you are or where you are from so please feel free to use the abiento website without providing any information at all to us.

However, you may wish to make a comment about one of our articles or just about our site in general.

In this case, you may provide or make available information to us such as email or a link to your website, that information can generally be categorized as either anonymous or personally identifiable.

Anonymous information means it is information that cannot be traced back to you.

Personally identifiable information is information from which you or another individual can be identified. This information can include your name, email, address, postcode, age, etc.

Our privacy policy is simple.

  1. Collection of Personally Identifiable

We may collect details when you register to comment on abiento.co.uk or sign up for any of our services together with any personally identifiable information we learn about you through your use of these services.

We will notify you if we make any changes to our Privacy Policy that affect the use of any personally identifiable information we collect. We will not make new use of any personally identifiable information which abiento.co.uk has collected from you which may have occurred before these changes took place.

  1. Security

We take your security very seriously.

As you will be aware though, no system is 100%  perfect but we do our utmost to only use secure servers and Cloudflare to protect our site and our customers.

Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee the security of our servers, which means that information transmitted between your computer and our servers, or any information provided to us or to any third party through or in connection with the abiento website means you do so at your own risk.

  1. Sensitive Personally Identifiable Information

It is possible that the selections you make or information that you provide when using our Services may indicate information about you that is sensitive such as the state of your health or your sexual orientation. As with all of the personally identifiable information you provide to us, you can be assured that any sensitive information you choose to supply to us will be used only in accordance with this Privacy Policy and/or applicable law.

  1. How we use the Personally Identifiable Information you provide

We will only use your personally identifiable information should you choose to enter one of our competitions in order to notify you if you have won. This will only be via an email address supplied by you plus your address for the prize to be shipped to.

Should you choose to contact us, we may also use your contact details to communicate with you except where you have specifically asked us not to.

We may contact you by email, post, text message or telephone.

We reserve the right to use your email address to send you information, special offers, promotions, coupons and free samples whether on behalf of ourselves or our retailers that we represent.

  1. Disclosure of your Personally Identifiable Information

We would only disclose your personally identifiable information in the following instances:

  • if we are required to do so by applicable law or pursuant to a court or similar order.
  • where required, to protect the legal rights or the property of abiento, a member or third party, or to prevent personal injury.

Abiento reserves the right to allow access to its systems to third parties providing necessary technical services when such access is required in order to provide those services and to provide your personally identifiable information to lawful agencies.

  1. None abiento websites

Where we provide links to third party web sites (whether or not they are affiliated with abiento and even if abiento branding appears on these sites), such sites are not controlled by us and are not covered by this Privacy Policy.

These links are provided to aid your shopping experience. If you access these sites by using the links provided, the operators of these sites may collect information from you which will be used by them in accordance with their privacy policy.

Abiento only deals with high quality UK fashion retailers. Whenever possible, we will try to ensure that the site operators abide by our Privacy Policy, we cannot guarantee that they will so we advise that you make yourself familiar with and totally understand the privacy policy of such third parties before providing information to them.

  1. Cookies

Cookies Used on abiento.co.uk. Please also read this link to see how we operate.

User Session

A User Session cookie only lasts for the duration of your visit to abiento.co.uk and ensures that, once you’re logged in, you won’t have to log in again unless you close (PC) or press the quit icon (Mac) in your browser or log out of abiento.co.uk. Usually, when you close or quit your web browser, it will automatically delete the User Session cookie.

1st Party Persistent

A persistent cookie is stored on your browser for longer than your user session and is reset each time you visit abiento.co.uk.

Abiento.co.uk uses 1st Party Persistent cookies – or tracking cookies – to record vital statistics, like how you first found the website.

3rd Analytical

Abiento is a great believer in continuous improvement so we use analytical software such as Google Analytics to improve our website and make it better for you to use.

Abiento uses 3rd Analytical cookies to monitor how the website is performing and how much traffic is coming to the website. This software gathers anonymous data relating to how people are using this site and then provide us with visitor statistics. This has been even more anonymous by Google in that details previously shown such as the key word you used to search is no longer visible to us.

It does not know or can it find your name, address, email or phone number.

All of these cookies can be turned off or removed through your browser settings, but you will not be able to enjoy the full use of abiento.co.uk if you deactivate these cookies.

  1. Public Forums and Social Media

Please note that our forums are open to the public and if you choose to disclose personally identifiable information in these areas you are consenting to its unrestricted distribution in a public forum throughout abiento.co.uk and to and by other abiento.co.uk.

We would like to make it clear that we cannot be held responsible for the protection or security of your information in these instances, regardless of its sensitivity.

You must accept that disclose information such as this on our bulletin boards, comments, or on any of our social media pages which are classed as public forums are entirely at your own risk.

  1. Third Party Personally Identifiable Information

You must not disclose personally identifiable information relating to any third party on our bulletin boards, social media pages or on our comments features or other public forums or in conjunction with any unless you specifically have their express consent to do so.

  1. General

Your personally identifiable information will be held and used by us in accordance with this Privacy Policy and UK data protection legislation.

You have a right to access the personally identifiable information that is held about you. To obtain a copy of the personally identifiable information abiento holds about you please contact us via email with your name and address.

By using the abiento.co.uk website, you confirm your agreement to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Service, incorporated herein by this reference.

If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not use the abiento website and do not register for any of the Services.

Subject to the provisions above regarding material changes to this Privacy Policy, which we will notify you of, we may change this Privacy Policy from time to time without notice (including, without limitation, on the introduction of new services to our users which affect our privacy practices).

Any such change will take effect once the revised privacy policy is available on abiento.co.uk.

You will be bound by any such changes to the Privacy Policy. Therefore, we ask that you bookmark and periodically review this page to ensure your continuing familiarity with the most current version of our Privacy Policy.

Your continued use of the abiento website following these changes to this Privacy Policy means you accept those changes. You can determine when this policy was last revised by checking the “Last Revised” legend at the top of this Privacy Policy.

  1. Unsubscribing, Correction and Deletion of Personally Identifiable Information

If you would like to have your personally identifiable information on our database amended or deleted, please contact us at contact@abiento.co.uk and we will use commercially reasonable efforts to comply with your request in accordance with the provisions of this Privacy Policy.  Please note that we may contact you or verify who you are in order to be sure that we are deleting or changing the appropriate information.

When requesting that personally identifiable information be amended or deleted, please keep in mind that there will be residual information that will remain within our databases, access logs and other records, which may or may not contain such personally identifiable information.

The residual information will not be used for commercial purposes. However, we may use that information, from time to time, to contact former visitors to the abiento website in certain limited circumstances – for instance, if required to do so by law.

  1. Queries

If you have any questions about the above policy or at all worried about how we might be collecting data, please email us at contact@abiento.co.uk

 

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