Our Privacy Policy

At Reduce Reuse Recycle we respect your privacy, and aim to comply with the latest data protection regulations. This policy explains how we collect and handle data relating to website visitors. Please note that this policy may be altered in the future. It was last updated on 16th September 2021.

Who collects the information?

The information is being collected by ReduceReuseRecycle.co.uk.

How do we collect information?

Reduce Reuse Recycle does not collect or store any information from or about our visitors. Reduce Reuse Recycle do es not use cookies on this site.

Information can be collected in the following ways:

Anonymous data (relating to your computer/device, not to you personally) is also collected whenever someone visits one of our web pages. This uses the Google Analytics service (see below), and it involves the use of cookies (see below).

This site is funded by advertising links which may cause cookies to be placed on your browser when you click them, however this information is not stored or recorded by Reduce Reuse Recycle. This includes Amazon and a number of affilate networks. These cookies are anonymous and do not identify you, and will expire after a certain lenghth of time, usually 30 days. This information is not stored by Reduce Reuse Recycle.

What information is collected?

For enquiries we will only collect the minimum information required for the purposes of being able to contact you to reply.

The anonymous data relating to website traffic is limited to details of the device or connection being used to access our website (including the IP address of your computer, the country the connection is made from, the browser, etc.) and a record of the pages visited, plus the time spent on each page.

How is your data used?

When you contact us, for the corresponding purposes. We will not pass your contact details and other personal data to a third party.

Some data will also be used for internal record keeping (e.g. for the accounts that we are legally obliged to maintain), and to help us assess how to improve the services that we offer.

Anonymous data collected from cookies is used purely to compile statistics regarding the website traffic so that we can judge how well the website is performing. The data is collected and the statistics are compiled using the Google Analytics service. Click for general information about how Google's services impact your privacy, or click for the Google Analytics privacy policy.

Who has access to your information?

We will not sell or rent your information to third parties.

We will not share your personal information with third parties for marketing purposes. Personal information will only be given to a third party when we are legally obliged to do so.

Anonymous data derived from cookies may be shared with third parties, but only for technical purposes, not marketing ones.

Your consent

We will not contact you for marketing purposes.

Your right to restriction

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

Your right to be forgotten

Data will only be stored for as long as it is needed. Unnecessary data will be erased.

The security of your information

When details such as your name and email address are submitted via a contact form or email, this can never be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your information, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems.

Breach notification

If we hold records of your personal data and we become aware of a data breach, we will endeavour to inform you of this within 72 hours.

Links to other websites

Our website contains links to other websites of interest. You should note that we do not have any control over those websites, and so cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting them.

Users under 18 years of age

Any user under 18 years of age must have their parents'/guardians' consent to use our website. Users without this consent are not allowed to provide us with personal information.

Cookies

A cookie is a small file sent to your computer's hard drive by a web page that you visit. Cookies allow web applications to recognise your device (not you personally) as you move from one page on the site to another, or if you revisit the site within a certain period of time. If you express a preference on a web page, for instance, that preference can then be recalled in the future. A cookie in no way gives us access to other files on your computer or to any other of your device's functions.

We use traffic log cookies to compile statistics about the popularity of pages on our site and about how people have arrived here. This helps us improve our website. We only use this information for statistical purposes.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, however, you can usually modify your browser settings to decline or block cookies if you prefer.

The following table indicates which cookies we are using and what they do.

Cookie ID Purpose
Google Analytics _utma
_utmb
_utmc
_utmz
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site, which we use to help improve it. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
CMS PHPSESSID This stores information anonymously merely to note whether visitors to the website are logged into the content management system or not.
Cookie warning cc_cookie_accept This simply stores your acceptance of the warning about cookies on the website home page.
Calendar ABCPro This enables the calendar system to display the correct month. It stores no information about the visitor.

What to do if you don’t want cookies to be set

If you prefer, it is possible to block some or all cookies, or even to delete cookies that have already been set; but you need to be aware that some functions of the website might become inoperable. If you use the Internet Explorer browser, find out more info HERE. If you use Firefox, see the information HERE. If you are using Safari, see HERE.

Acceptance of these terms

By using our website, you signify your acceptance of the terms of our privacy policy. If you do not agree to the terms of our privacy policy, please do not use our website. Your continued use of our website following the posting of any changes to our privacy policy will mean that you accept those changes.