Sock Vault is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
Any personal information you provide to us is maintained on secure servers. We collect information when you place an order, communicate online with our customer service representatives, opt-in to receive our emails, shop online, participate in a contest, promotion or survey, or join our social networking sites.
This personal information may include, but is not limited to, your contact information (for example, your name, email address, billing and shipping addresses and phone number).
WHAT THE DATA WILL BE USED FOR?
We use information held about you in the following ways:
To enable us, and our processors, to fulfil your order, to notify you about important functionality changes and for statistical or survey purposes to improve this website and our services to you.
We may also send you from time to time (by email) information about products and services and details of promotions and special offers from Sock Vault that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
There are limited circumstances where we may share some of your data with others and they are as follows:
You should also be aware that we may disclose specific information about you if required to do so by law, governmental request, process or court order or based on our good faith belief that it is necessary to conform or comply with such law, request or court order or to protect the users of our websites or the public.
To outside research companies whom we may ask to contact you directly for your opinions on our products and services (in which case we provide them with only the information they need to perform their function).
HOW CAN YOU OPT OUT?
If you do not want us to use your data in this way, you have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data.
We offer a range of ways in which you can inform us about your marketing preferences:
You can also exercise the right at any time by selecting the "unsubscribe" button on any email newsletter which you receive.
Send an email to customer services at email@example.com writing "unsubscribe" in the subject heading.
For technical purposes essential for the operation of this website, such as keeping track of your current shopping session and enabling you to proceed to checkout and pay for products.
To distinguish you from other users of this website, so we can personalise your shopping experience by making this website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests and so we can remember choices you make when you return to visit this website.
We collect statistical information about how visitors use this website so we can improve the way this website works and measure the success of competitions and campaigns.
To enable us to fulfil our contractual obligations to third parties, for example to pay a partner if you have made a purchase on this website by following a link from their website.
If you do not consent, you must either disable cookies or refrain from using this website. Please see our Managing Cookies section below for information on how to manage and disable cookies.
THIRD PARTY COOKIES
Some cookies may be set by third parties when you visit this website. These third parties may be suppliers who partner with us to deliver our website, companies that participate with us in affiliate marketing programmes and other third parties. These cookies are controlled by the third parties, so please check the third-party websites for more information about these cookies and how to manage them. These third party cookies do not collect personal data from which the third party would be able to identify individual customers.
Some of our third party partners that may set cookies on this website include:
Social buttons - if you 'share' Sock Vault content with friends through social networks such as Facebook, Instagram and Google, you may be sent cookies from these third party websites. We don't control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.
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.
In Firefox you can block all cookies by clicking "Tools", "Options", and un-checking "Accept cookies from sites" in the "Privacy" box.
Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites. If you block cookies, you will not be able to use the shopping basket on this website.
You can also delete cookies already stored on your computer:
In Internet Explorer, you must manually delete cookie files.
In Firefox, you can delete cookies by, first ensuring that cookies are to be deleted when you "clear private data" (this setting can be changed by clicking "Tools", "Options" and "Settings" in the "Private Data" box) and then clicking "Clear private data" in the "Tools" menu.
Deleting cookies will, however, have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.
LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY SITES
The Site incorporates physical, electronic, and administrative procedures to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal information, including Secure Sockets Layer (“SSL”) for all financial transactions through the site. We use SSL encryption to protect your personal information online, and we also take several steps to protect your personal information in our facilities. Access to your personal information is restricted. Only employees who need access to your personal information to perform a specific job are granted access to your personal information.