BACKGROUND:

The Original Bookworks Limited (“OBW”) understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits our websites, www.originalbooks.net and www.fauxbooks.co.uk (together referred to as “Our Site”) and will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a manner that is consistent with Our obligations and your rights under the law.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of Our Privacy Policy is deemed to occur upon your first use of Our Site. If you do not accept and agree with this Privacy Policy, you must stop using Our Site immediately.

 

  1. Definitions and Interpretation

In this Policy, the following terms shall have the following meanings: 

 

“Account”

means an account required to access and/or use certain areas and features of Our Site;

“Cookie”

means a small text file placed on your computer or device by Our Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site and/or when you use certain features of Our Site. Details of the Cookies used by Our Site are set out in section 13, below;

“Cookie Law”

means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003;

“personal data”

means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data. In this case, it means personal data that you give to Us via Our Site. This definition shall, where applicable, incorporate the definitions provided in the [Data Protection Act 1998] OR [EU Regulation 2016/679 – the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”)]; and

“We/Us/Our”

means OBW , a limited company registered in England under company number 2678730, whose registered address is No 1 Park Farm, Oaksey, SN16 9SD, and whose main trading address is the same.

 

  1. Information About Us

 

  1. What Does This Policy Cover?

This Privacy Policy applies only to your use of Our Site. Our Site may contain links to other websites. Please note that We have no control over how your data is collected, stored, or used by other websites and We advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing any data to them.

 

  1. Your Rights

 

  1. What Data Do We Collect?

Depending upon your use of Our Site, We may collect some or all of the following personal and non-personal data (please also see section 13 on Our use of Cookies and similar technologies):

 

  1. How Do We Use Your Data?

 

  1. How and Where Do We Store Your Data?

 

  1. Do We Share Your Data?

 

  1. What Happens If Our Business Changes Hands?

 

  1. How Can You Control Your Data?

 

  1. Your Right to Withhold Information

 

  1. How Can You Access Your Data?

You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held by Us (where such data is held). Under the GDPR, no fee is payable and We will provide any and all information in response to your request free of charge. Please contact Us for more details at matthew@originalbooks.net.

 

  1. Our Use of Cookies

 

Name

Cookie

Duration

Purpose

Provider

MODX Session Cookie

PHPSESSION

 1 Week

 Website/User Functionality

MODX

Consent Cookie

cookieconsent_status

 1 Year

Cookie Use Acceptance

 Website

 

And the following third-party cookies may be placed on your computer or device:

 

Name

Cookie

Duration

Purpose

Provider

Google Tracking cookies

_ga    

_gid

_gat-UA-xxxxxx-xx

2 Years

1 Day

1 Minute

Analytics Tracking

Google

Hotjar Cookie

_hjIncludedInSample

 1 Year

Heatmap Tracking

Hotjar

Optimizely Cookie

optimizelyEndUserId

10 Years

A/B Testing

Optimizely

 

13.7  Our Site uses analytics services provided by Google Analytics.  Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse anonymous usage information, enabling Us to better understand how Our Site is used.  This, in turn, enables Us to improve Our Site and services offered through it.  You do not have to allow Us to use these Cookies, however whilst Our use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy of your safe use of Our Site, it does enable Us to continually improve Our Site, making it better and more useful experience for you.

13.8  The analytics service(s) used by Our Site use(s) Cookies to gather the required information.

13.9 The analytics service(s) used by Our Site use(s) the following Cookies:

 

Name

Cookie

Duration

Purpose

Provider

Google Tracking cookies

_ga    

_gid

_gat-UA-xxxxxx-xx

2 Years

1 Day

1 Minute

Analytics Tracking

Google

 

 

  1. Contacting Us

If you have any questions about Our Site or this Privacy Policy, please contact Us by email at matthew@originalbooks.net, by telephone on 01285 641664, or by post at the company address. Please ensure that your query is clear, particularly if it is a request for information about the data We hold about you (as under section 12, above).

 

  1. Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time (for example, if the law changes). Any changes will be immediately posted on Our Site and you will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the Privacy Policy on your first use of Our Site following the alterations. We recommend that you check this page regularly to keep up-to-date.