Dots & Blocks complies with the principles of the European Union (EU) data protection law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which came into force on 25th May 2018 when dealing with all data received from visitors to the site. We only hold the data necessary to allow users of the service to buy and sell. We only hold personal data for as long as necessary (sales transaction details retained for tax purposes only). Once data is no longer needed it is deleted.
What do we do with your information?
When you purchase something from Dots & Blocks, as part of the buying and selling process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address.
We may send emails to existing customers or prospective customers who have enquired or registered with us, regarding our products or services. All emails sent by us will be clearly marked as originating from us.
When you browse our store, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.
How do you get my consent?
When you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.
How do I withdraw my consent?
If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at anytime, by contacting us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or writing to us at: Dots & Blocks, ‘Solace’ Stonehenge Road, Durrington, Wiltshire, SP4 8BW.
Our website uses “cookies” to track use and allow customers to purchase from our website. Please note that these cookies do not contain or pass any personal, confidential or financial information or any other information that could be used to identify individual visitors or customers purchasing from our website.
This is because anonymous cookies are commonly used to keep track of the contents of customers’ shipping baskets or carts during the checkout process. This facility ensures that the items added to (or removed from) your basket are accurate stated when you go to pay.
Mailing lists WE NEVER SELL, RENT OR EXCHANGE MAILING LISTS
If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will ask you directly for your expressed consent. All Dots & Blocks emails include clear instructions on how to unsubscribe from our email service and any future emails. Our messages will include a link to a page to unsubscribe.
When you click on links on our pages, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.