Privacy Policy

5WHYZ .COM takes the privacy of its community seriously. We only collect and store data that is necessary and has been volunteered by yourselves.

We do not sell your data.

Who We Are

Our website address is: https://5whyz.com

The site is owned and run by Sarah Aslett

You can contact us here HQ@5whyz.com

What Data We Collect, Why And How

Newsletter Subscription

When you subscribe to our newlsetter 5WHYZ collects and stores the following information:

Your name – as you have inputted it

Your email address – used to send the requested newsletter

Unsubscribe – you can always unsubscribe to the newsletter and have your details removed from our database by either following the U/S link on the latest email sent or by emailing us directly.

The Love Club

Active newsletter subscribers are automatically entered into the monthly Love Club draw.

Chosen recipients will be contacted directly by 5WHYZ and asked to provide further personal details such as addresses and phone numbers in order to receive their gift. This information is never shared or sold to third parties.

Browser

Whenever you spend time on a website, the pages browser sends information to the site. Our processes automatically collect and store this data. This data includes your IP address, the pages you accessed, cookie information and your browser software. This information is also used by third party companies who provide site traffic analysis to us.

Cookies

5WHYZ uses cookies to identify you as a returning user and to target advertising. You will be given the option to accept or decline cookie placement upon your first visit to the site.

Some third party advertisers may also use cookies and are subject to their own Privacy Policy.

Competition Entries

Any information submitted by an individual during a competition entry may be stored by 5WHYZ. This could include your name, email and social media handles.

Third party applications used to collect this information (eg. Rafflecopter) are subject to their own Privacy Policy and 5WHYZ are not responsible for their data collection/storage or use thereof.

The initial entry information volunteered by competition entrants will not be shared or given to the collaborating brand without your express permission being granted. This would be by way of ticking a consent box and will be optional and made very obvious to the individual at the point of entry.

Winners of competitions will be contacted directly by 5WHYZ and asked to provide further personal details such as addresses and phone numbers to ensure prize delivery. Expressed written permission will be sort from the individual to then pass this information onto the collaborating brand in order for them to issue the prize.

The collaborating brand is subject to their own Privacy Policy and 5 WHYZ are not responsible for their data storage or use thereof.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Embedded Content From Other Websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Third party websites collecting this information are subject to their own Privacy Policy and 5WHYZ are not responsible for their data collection/storage or use thereof.

The 5WHYZ Store

Please ensure you read our entire policy for site wide data usage and storage information.

The 5WHYZ Store obtains personal data from individuals when they make a purchase. This information can include but is not restricted to name, address, IP address and email. Some information is required to make a purchase, some is given voluntarily.

We use this information to process orders, deliver items, send order confirmations and subscribe you to our newsletter to advise you in the future of special offers and sales.

You can unsubscribe to our newsletter via the option at the end of the email or by contacting us directly  HQ@5WHYZ.com

We will never sell your information on to a third party.

We also collect store usage data via cookies (see above).

We do not view or hold payment details that are submitted at checkout. All payments are made via Paypal through Paypal accounts themselves or via debit and credit cards. These details are given to Paypal who are subject to their own Privacy Policy and T&C’s.

How Long Do We Keep Your Data?

All data collected by this site is retained indefinitely or for the life of the website.

What Rights You Have Over Your Data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us.

You can unsubscribe to the newsletter as detailed above.

You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

We reserve the right to share any of your data for legal reasons such as court orders or in defense against legal claims.

Security

5WHYZ implements security measures that are designed to give reasonable protection to our website and your data. Please be aware that high level hacking or software failure could compromise our data storage.

 

Last Updated: 01/09/2018

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