We will respect your privacy and ensure that all sensitive and personal information provided to us is lawfully processed and held in accordance to the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Personal or sensitive information is deemed to be any information that identifies you as an individual. We will never disclose your personal details to any third parties with the exception of the shipping company we use to deliver the products to you.
The information that we collect
We will collect information when you register on our website or when you place an order such as your name, address for shipping and contact details. We will also collect information when you volunteer any feedback or from any surveys completed. We do not record any credit or debit card information.
How we will use your data
We will primarily use your information to process your orders and if you opt in to our newsletter, we may send you information about other products that we think may be of interest. Abbexa will only share information with courier companies when shipping your orders, we will not share information with other companies for marketing purposes.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data to use for marketing and other purposes, if you have applied for a job please contact us if you would like us to remove your data. If we intend to use your data for marketing purposes, such as the newsletter, we will ask for your consent first. Please contact us if you have any other requests.
Access to your information
You have the right to access the information that we hold about you and to request a copy. If you would like a copy of the information we hold about you, please see our contact us page for details for how to get in touch. You also have the right to ask use to correct or remove information you believe to be incorrect. We always want to make sure the information we have is up to date and accurate. You are also able to access and edit the information we hold about you by logging into your account online on our website. Here, you will also be able to edit your Newsletter preferences.
EV SSL Encryption
We employ state-of-the-art data encryption to ensure safe and secure transactions on our site. Your computer and ours agree to transpose whatever we are sending into an unintelligible "hash" of characters, using a technology called SSL.
For example: 3048 0241 00C9 18FA CF8D EB2D EFD5 FD37 89B9 E069 EA97 FC20 5E35 F577 EE31 C4FB C6E4 4811 7D86 BC8F BAFA 362F 922B F01B 2F40 C744 2654 C0DD 2881 D673 CA2B 4003 C266 E2CD CB02 0301 0001
Without the information on your computer or ours, no one can understand our encrypted communication. For your safety, please expect anyone who communicates confidential information with you on the Internet to use encryption, the way we do.
Secure Sockets Layer, SSL, is the security technology for encrypting a link between a web server and a browser. All data passed between our web server and your browser remains private and secure. Whenever you communicate with us on our payment pages, a small yellow padlock appears in the bottom right-hand corner of your browser as a sign that we are now engaging SSL. (Another sign on some browsers is that when you enter the secure area of the site, the background of the address bar turns dark yellow or bright green. You'll also notice that http:// is replaced by https:// (The 's' stands for 'Secure').
To generate an encrypted SSL transmission, a web server requires an SSL Certificate. Checking a website's certificate is good practice that helps you avoid spoof websites, sometimes called "phishing" sites. To check the certificate, click on the padlock. Your browser will show you the name of the owner of the certificate. This name should match the name of the website operator.
Our SSL certificates are issued by a leading certificate authority, Comodo CA. Comodo is Web Trust-compliant, meaning that their business practices and processes have been rigorously audited according to AICPA (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants) guidelines by an independent approved auditor (Ernst & Young). Comodo High Assurance certificates enable a high level of encryption. They also confirm that a company is a legally accountable organization. To receive a High Assurance SSL Certificate from Comodo, we had to demonstrate to them that we are an existing business, along with our control over the domain you are visiting. When you shop online, you deserve to be know who you are interacting with.
Seeing a site with a High Assurance SSL Certificate, confirms two essential factors:
We collect information from your visit to our site. This information is only used to track browsing patterns and cannot be used to identify you personally. When we do collect personal information we will make it clear what it will be used for and what we intend to do with it.
Cookies are small files that are stored on your computer when you visit a website. The text stored has a variety of uses and in some cases cookies are required for a website to function properly. A cookie may also be used to improve the visitors experience on a website. A good example of this is when you leave a website that you have logged into, then return back to it at a later stage, the cookie may allow you to remain logged in.
The rules regarding cookies have recently changed, and we have explained below how cookies are used on our website.
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We will not be held responsible for any breach of security unless this is due to our negligence.
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Requests for information about our privacy statement can be sent through our contact form. If you prefer to write to us, our address can be found on our contact page.