SECURE SHOPPING & PRIVACY

Green & Black's Direct is a secure shopping environment Security measures are in place to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of the information received from our online visitors, and to make such information as secure as possible against unauthorised access and use. All sensitive information is sent from your computer to our secure servers using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption to prevent data being intercepted during transmission. All collected information is stored on our secure systems on encrypted databases which reside behind state-of-the-art firewall protection. Credit card numbers are wiped from our computer database following payment and despatch of goods. Green & Black's Direct complies with the standards, procedures and requirements laid down in the UK Data Protection Acts 1984 and 1998 to ensure that your personal information is kept secure and processed fairly and lawfully. Green & Black's Direct respects the privacy of every individual who visits our website. In accordance with the Data Protection Acts (1984 and 1998) we endeavour at all times to ensure your privacy is not disturbed as a result of using our service.  As technology continues to develop, our Privacy Policy may need changing in order to provide the best possible service to our site visitors. We recommend that you check and make sure you have read the most recent policy statement when you visit our website. Personal and financial information collected on this site is used for the sole purpose of processing and delivering your order. During checkout you will be asked to "opt in" to receive information from Green & Black's and possibly other organisations and companies involved with, or relevant to, Green & Black's Direct. If you choose to receive information from us, each time we contact you there will be a simple method to unsubscribe from all future correspondence. Financial and payment details such as credit/debit card numbers are removed from our database immediately following payment. All information supplied in our 'feedback' form will be used for no other purpose than to respond to your query or suggestion.  Occasionally, we may collect technical information automatically when you connect to our site, which is not personally identifiable. An example of this would include the type of Internet Browser or the type of computer you are using, or the domain name of website from which you linked to our site. We also track the total number of visitors to our site in an aggregate form to allow us to update and improve our site; personally identifiable information is not extracted in this process.