Privacy Policy

Queenstreet’s commitment to your privacy

Queenstreet respects your privacy and your desire to understand how your information will be handled and used.

This policy explains how we collect, use and store your information. Using your information in a way that you are comfortable with and keeping your information secure is an integral part of the retail experience we aim to provide.

Queenstreet will ensure that all information protection and customer legislation standards are met when handling any of your personal information, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018.

References in this Privacy Policy to "we", "us", "Queenstreet", “Queenstreet Carpets & Furnishings” and “CASA” are to Queen Street Carpets (1973) Limited (company number 1113958), registered office Church Road, Alphington, Exeter, Devon EX2 8SW.

What information do we collect and how do we use it?

We collect and use information about you to ensure that we can continue to provide you with a first class service. You provide us with your information directly when you make a purchase, shop online or request our measuring and quotation service.

In order to purchase from us, we also need to use your information and to collect your debit or credit card number and expiry date.

This information is then used by us, our agents and sub-contractors to authenticate your identity, to validate your debit or credit card, to authorise the transaction and deliver and install your purchase.

Your information is also used to communicate with you on any matter relating to the provision of your purchase.

Our furniture stores

Queen Street Carpets (1973) Ltd includes our “Queenstreet Carpets & Furnishings” shop in Alphington and “CASA” furniture shop in Topsham. We share information that you provide to us with both shops to allow us to fulfil your order and manage any potential service issues after the delivery of your purchase.

Managing your marketing preferences

At any point that you interact with us, you may be given the opportunity to opt-in to receive Queenstreet marketing communications.

Queenstreet will only send you marketing communications where you have consented to receive them and using your preferred channels of communication.

If you have opted-in to receive marketing communications from us you can manage your preferences by sending a message to us via our website, by email to info@queenstreet.co.uk or by calling us on 01392 433292.

Shopping online

When you make a purchase on one of our websites, we will collect information about you to ensure we can fulfil your order or chosen service (including your name, contact details and delivery address).

You will be offered the opportunity to use our guest checkout path or to create an online account on our website. In order to register an online account, we will ask you for your name and contact details. You will also be asked to create a password.

For more information about how we use cookies, please refer to the section on Cookies below.

Cookies

Cookies are small text files stored on your personal computer when you visit certain web pages, they do not store your personal information.

If you do not want your personal computer to accept cookies or want to delete any cookies that are already on your personal computer, please refer to the instructions for your file management software to locate the file or directory that stores cookies in order to delete them or to disable your personal computer from accepting them.

Competitions, prize draws, giveaways, offers and events

When you participate in one of our competitions, prize draws, giveaways, offers or an event, we will collect information about you. This information will be used to administer these activities and selecting and contacting prize winners.

If you provide the personal information of another customer for one of our activities, we will assume you have the consent of any named individuals to provide their personal information for these purposes.

Your information will be deleted shortly after the promotion or event has finished, unless you have signed up to receive marketing communications from us.

CCTV

To ensure your safety and for the prevention and detection of crime, CCTV is in operation during your visit to our shops.

Please be aware that if we are requested to provide CCTV images of you or any other personal information relating to you by the police or any other regulatory or government authority investigating suspected illegal activities, we are obliged do so.

How can you manage the information we hold about you?

If you have opted-in to receive marketing communications from us you can manage your preferences by sending a message to us via our website, by email to info@queenstreet.co.uk or by calling us on 01392 433292.

Should you wish to know more about what information we hold about you including making changes to, or requesting the deletion of information that we hold about you, you are also entitled by law to make a Data Subject Request. You can make such a request by emailing us at info@queenstreet.co.uk.

How long will Queenstreet keep my information?

Queenstreet is committed to keeping your personal information only for so long as is necessary or where we have a legitimate interest to continue doing so.

Where you shop online with Queenstreet but use our guest checkout path, we will only retain your personal details for a reasonable period of time after you have completed the transaction in order to fulfil any contractual obligations such as refunds and guarantees (unless you also receive Queenstreet marketing communications, in which case we will add this order information to your customer record).

Contacting us

When you contact Queenstreet through any channel (including by phone, post, email or social media), we will collect information about you in order to respond to your query, request or feedback.

How will I know if this Privacy Policy changes?

If we specifically change the way in which we use your personal information or if we need to notify you about a change to the information that we hold about you, we will specifically contact you.

Any future changes to our Privacy Policy will be updated online at queenstreet.co.uk with the last date of update displayed at the foot of this page. We encourage you to check this site periodically to learn about the information that we collect, use and share.

Security Policy

Security of our website is of utmost importance to us. Our site uses software to provide high level encryption technology.

We make sure that we have information security measures in place to keep your information secure. Where we ask third parties to work on our behalf, before sharing information we always make sure that they have sufficient information security measures in place.

Although we use advanced security measures to protect your information against loss, misuse and alteration, as is the case with all computer networks linked to the internet, we cannot make absolute guarantees over the security of the information you provide over the internet and as such we cannot be held responsible for it.

We will never contact you by email to ask you to send or confirm any of your personal details, if we need any information of this nature we will only contact you by telephone.

Never send any sensitive information, such as passwords or credit card information, via email.

Where you have chosen to create a password to access certain parts of our website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

We will never share your information with any third parties who might wish to market their goods and services to you.

Still worried?

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy then please contact us by email at info@queenstreet.co.uk or telephone 01392 433292 during our office hours Monday to Saturday 9.00am to 5.00pm.

The Queenstreet Privacy Policy was last updated in May 2018

 

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