PUNK & OI
30th October 2005
This website is operated by Punk & Oi In The UK Limited, a UK based
company. This policy sets out to explain how we use and collect information.
We aim to keep your private information just that, private!
By either registering as a user of any services provided by Punk & Oi
In The UK on this website and by using the Punk & Oi In The UK web
In accordance with Data Protection Act 1998, Punk & Oi In The UK
limited is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office
to act as a Data Controller.
What Information do we collect: What – Why – When?
When you register for an account, we will collect the information necessary
to provide the service which includes, as a minimum, your name, postal
address, home telephone, date of birth, an e-mail address and how you
heard about us. You will also be asked to provide your Website, Work
Phone number, Mobile Phone number, Fax and company name, but you can
register without providing this. Once you are registered, you can access
and update much of the information you provided us directly on the website
by using the ‘Change Address Details’ form found under the ‘My
Account’ option or by notifying us of the changes by email. It
is your duty to maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to
keep it true, accurate, current and complete.
We will also collect information from you if you complete some of the
other forms on our site, enter any of our competitions, fill in polls,
register for mailing lists and if you contact us with comments or specific
We strive to continuously improve our website and services and obtaining
such information can help us provide you with a sometimes better and
more personalised experice. We may use information that you provide or
that is obtained by us:
(a) To register you with our web site and to administer
our web site services;
(b) for assessment and analysis (e.g. market, customer and product
analysis) to enable us to review, develop and improve the services
which we offer and to enable us to provide you and other customers
with relevant information through our marketing programme. Unless you
have opted not to receive such marketing information, we may use your
information to make decisions about you using computerised technology,
for example automatically selecting products or services which we think
will interest you from the information we have. We may keep you informed
of such products and services (including special offers, discounts,
offers, competitions and so on by email.
(c) To administer any competions
or prize draws you may enter
(d) to enable customer services, allowing
us to contact you to resolve any queries you may have about Punk & Oi
in the UK;
(e) - Please note, in the case of visitors to Punk & Oi in the
UK who are not registered users, the information collected in anonymous
and does not therefore enable us to identify you as an individual.
Upon registering for a Punk & Oi In The UK account you have the
option to opt-in to receiving further emails from us.
If at any point you want to be removed from any of our mailing lists,
please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the word 'remove'
in the subject line and the email address that you wish to be removed
within the email. If you signed up for the email newsletter when signing
up for your account you also have the option of logging into ‘My
Account’, and selecting the ‘Mailing List’ option.
There is a ‘Remove From Mailing List’ check box on the mailing
Cookies* allow you to take full advantage of the many features Punk & Oi
In The UK website offers, therefore we recommend that you leave them
*= Cookies are small text files that can be used by web sites to make
a user's experience more efficient. Cookies store some basic information
that helps us to identify if you have viited the site before. For example,
when you register with Punk & Oi In The UK, we offer you a cookie
to save your details. Cookies are likely to automatically be created
in other areas, for example the website URL will automatically be saved
in a cookie. This means you will not need to fill in your personal details
each time on the required pages when using the computer on which the
cookie is stored. However, you will still need to use your username and
password to access your profile. The cookie file itself does not store
your password. You are given the otpion to opt out from this when registering
You can delete cookies from you computer by following instructions
provided in your operating system or by your Internet browser, however,
you do this you may be required to fill in your personal details again
when placing an order.
If you do adjust your browser so that your computer does not accept
cookies you will still be able to browse around the site but the
allow you to add items to your shopping cart, set up a new account
or access an existing account will not be available.
We do not exchange cookies or other data with any third party websites
or external data suppliers with the exception of aiding in fraud
In The Background
Further website traffic data may be made available to us by the stats
service provided by our web host. Your Internet browser generates information
such as what browser you are using, and your Internet Protocol address
("IP address"). We do not use your IP address to identify you
personally. This information is used to make your visit to our site more
efficient, and to help us analyse our users’ browsing preferences
on our site so that we can make regular improvements.
At Punk & Oi In The UK, we take privacy and security very seriously.
We endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information.
However, we cannot guarantee the security of any data you disclose on-line.
You accept the inherent security risks of providing information and dealing
on-line over the Internet and will not hold us responsible for any breach
of security unless this is due to our negligence or wilful default.
When we you submit your credit card details they are handled by a secure
server with state-of-the-art encryption and secure HTTPS (HTTP over SSL)
server technology. You can check that you are shopping in a secure environment
by looking for either a locked padlock or a key icon in the grey bar
at the bottom of your screen. We only accept orders that are placed using
Secure Socket Layer (SSL). This technology prevents you from inadvertently
revealing personal information using an insecure connection. For your
safety this is handled by a third party payment provider. Punk & Oi
In The UK does not have access to your credit card details at any stage.
This is why you can save your personal details but need to enter your
card details each time you order.
You can ask for a copy of the information we hold about you at any time
(for which we may charge a small fee). We will also correct any inaccuracies
in your information at your request.
Once you are registered, you can access and update much of the information
you provided us directly on the website by using the ‘Change Address
Details’ form found under the ‘My