Westcoast takes your data and privacy very seriously.
We have detailed below the extract from Westcoast terms and conditions relating to privacy and data
1.1 Westcoast Limited is committed to safeguarding your privacy online. It is very important to us that you
should be able to use and enjoy the website without having to compromise your privacy in any way. This policy will
help you understand how your personal information will be treated. This policy may change from time to time so
please check back regularly.
Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online - for example on message
boards, through email, or in chat areas - that information can be collected and used by others. In short, if you
post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other
parties in return.
Ultimately, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords. Please be careful and
responsible when you are online.
If you have any requests concerning your personal information or any queries with regard to these practices,
please contact our Data Protection Officer by e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
1.2 What personally identifiable information does Westcoast Limited collect from me?
Westcoast Limited collects information in several ways from different parts of our web site.
Some personal information is gathered when you register on the website. During registration, Westcoast Limited
asks for your name, email address, telephone number, account number and company name. Once you register you are no
longer anonymous to Westcoast Limited .
In addition to registration we may ask you for personal information at other times, for example when you report a
problem with our website or services. If you contact Westcoast Limited we may keep a record of that
When you order, Westcoast Limited will need to know your name, e-mail address, delivery address, credit or debit
card number and the card's expiry date. This allows us to process and fulfil your orders and to notify you of the
status of your order.
However, your browser has settings that will allow you to accept all cookies, be informed as cookies arrive or
reject all cookies. The downside of rejecting all cookies is that we are then unable to match the site content we
offer you to what we know about your preferences from your previous visits.
Westcoast Limited may also collect IP addresses for system administration, for independent audit and to report
aggregate information to advertisers. By this we can see how our sites are being used, for example, what services
and facilities are popular, and how long users spend on particular pages. This is data about our users' browsing
actions and patterns and it does not identify anyone individually.
When you telephone Westcoast Limited, or someone who is dealing with you calls on our behalf, we may record the
conversation to ensure the security of any transaction discussed, to help us to review our quality of service and
to assist in the training and development of the employees who take such calls.
1.3 How does Westcoast Limited use my information?
Westcoast Limited's primary goal in collecting personal information concerning subscribers is to provide them
with a customised experience on our site. By knowing a little about you, Westcoast Limited is able to deliver more
relevant services and content to you.
Westcoast Limited and any of its associated companies are prohibited by virtue of the Data Protection Act 1998
from disclosing any of your personally identifiable information except when we have your permission or under
special circumstances, such as when we believe in good faith that the law requires it or under the circumstances
described below. The following describes some of the ways that your information may be disclosed:
Westcoast Limited may employ other companies and individuals to perform delivery functions on its behalf or to
process credit card payments or to provide customer services. Such companies and individuals will have access to
personal information needed to perform these functions, but may not use it for any other purposes and are required
to process the data in accordance with the UK's Data Protection legislation.
Westcoast Limited may, from time to time, contact you regarding their products and services.
On some types of Westcoast Limited promotions, we will ask for your email address in order to update you on your
entries and status. When you participate in these types of promotions, you automatically receive promotion-related
email. Sometimes these promotion-related email messages may include targeted advertisements.
1.4 No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed entirely secure. While we strive to protect your
personal information, Westcoast Limited can neither ensure nor warrant the security of any information you
transmit to us or from our online products or services, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your
transmission, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems.
1.5 Your consent
By using the website, you consent to the collection and use of this information by Westcoast Limited. If we
information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we disclose it.