HistoriesoftheUnexpected.com is operated by Histories of the Unexpected (“We” or “Us”). We are registered in England & Wales under company number 10702448 with a registered address at: 4 Trafalgar Place, Exeter, EX46QG, Devon United Kingdom.
We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; this policy sets out how We will treat your personal information.
1. BY USING THIS SITE YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS
1.2 If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use our site.
2. WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
2.1 We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal data:
2.1a information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views);
2.2b information relating to any transactions carried out between you and Us on or in relation to this website, including information relating to any services;
2.2c information that you provide to Us for the purposes of registering with Us (this includes use of www.historiesoftheunexpected.com website shop);
2.2d information that you provide to Us for the purpose of subscribing to our website services, email notifications and/or newsletters; and
2.2e any other information that you choose to send to Us.
3.1 A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.
3.2 We may use both “session” cookies and “persistent” cookies on the website. We will use the session cookies to keep track of you whilst you navigate the website, and will use the persistent cookies to enable our website to recognise you when you visit.
3.3 Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.
3.4 Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. (For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.) This will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including this one.
4. USING YOUR PERSONAL DATA
4.2 We may use your personal information to:
4.2a administer the website;
4.2b enable your use of the services available on the website;
4.2c send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;
4.2d send to you our newsletter and other marketing communications relating to our business which We think may be of interest to you by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform Us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications);
4.2e send to you goods purchased via the website, and supply to you services purchased via the website;
4.2f send you statements and invoices to you and collect payments from you;
4.2g send you general commercial communications;
4.2h deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website;
4.2i we will never provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing; and
5.2 In addition, We may disclose information about you:
5.2a to the extent that We are required to do so by law;
5.2b in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
5.2c in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk); and
5.2d to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset which We are (or are contemplating) selling.
6. INTERNATIONAL DATA TRANSFERS
6.1 Personal information that you submit for publication on the website will be published on the internet and may be available, via the internet, around the world.
6.2 You expressly agree to such transfers of personal information.
7. SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
7.1 We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
7.2 Data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and We cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
7.3 You are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential. We will not ask you for your password.
8. POLICY AMENDMENTS
9. YOUR RIGHTS
9.1 You may instruct Us to provide you with any personal information We hold about you. You may instruct Us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes by email at any time.
10. THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
10.1 Histories of the Unexpected website may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.
11. UPDATING INFORMATION
11.1 Please let Us know if the personal information which We hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.
12. CHANGES TO THESE TERMS
12.1 We amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use our site, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time.
13. CHANGES TO OUR SITE
13.1 We may update and change our site from time to time to reflect changes to our products, our users’ needs and our business priorities, or for any other reason that in our absolute discretion We deem necessary.
14. SUSPENSION OR WITHDRAWAL OF OUR SITE
14.1 Our site is made available free of charge.
14.2 We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our site for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.
15. HOW YOU MAY USE MATERIAL ON OUR SITE
15.1 We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
15.2 You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our site.
15.3 You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
15.4 Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.
15.5 You must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
16.1 We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.
16.2 You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.
18. WHICH COUNTRY’S LAWS APPLY TO ANY DISPUTE?
19. DATA CONTROLLER
19. 1 The data controller responsible for our website is Sam Willis.
This policy was updated on the 22nd May 2018
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