Privacy Policy

This policy explains how The Shoe Horn uses personal information which we collect from you.

When you wish to receive or use services on this website, such as newsletters, you will be asked to submit personal information such as your name and email address.

By entering the details in the forms, you enable The Shoe Horn and its service providers to provide you with the services you select.

Visitor Information

When you visit The Shoe Horn, the pages you see are downloaded to your computer, along with a text file which is called a cookie. Each website on the internet can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a web site to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites.

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.

Use and Storage of Information

When you supply any personal information to The Shoe Horn (e.g. for membership, submissions and newsletters) we have legal obligations towards you in the way we use those data. We must collect the information fairly, that is, we must explain how we will use it (see the notices on particular webpages that let you know why we are requesting the information) and tell you if we want to pass the information on to anyone else.

In general, any information you provide to The Shoe Horn will only be used within The Shoe Horn and by its agents and service providers. Your information will be disclosed where we are obliged or permitted by law. Also, if you post or send offensive, inappropriate or objectionable content anywhere on or to The Shoe Horn, we can use whatever information is available about you to stop such behaviour. This may involve informing relevant third parties such as your employer, school, e-mail/Internet provider and law enforcement agencies about the content and your behaviour.

We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as you use the service you have requested, and remove it in the event that the purpose has been met. For safety reasons, however, we may store messaging transcript data (including message content, member names, times and dates) arising from the use of The Shoe Horn. Where personal information is held for people who are not yet registered but have taken part in other The Shoe Horn services (e.g. email notifications), that information will be held as long as is necessary to ensure that the service is run smoothly. We will ensure that all personal information supplied is held securely, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Access to your personal information

You have the right to request a copy of the personal information The Shoe Horn holds about you and to have any inaccuracies corrected. Please Email: info@the-shoe-horn.com.

If you are aged 16 or under, please get your parent/guardian’s permission beforehand whenever you provide personal information to The Shoe Horn website. Users without this consent are not allowed to provide us with personal information.

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