PRIVACY STATEMENT

What does BearHugs do with your information?

When you purchase something from BearHugs, as part of the buying and selling process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address. When you browse our store, we also automatically receive your computer's internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.

With your permission, we may send you emails about our store, new products and other updates.

How do you get my consent?

When you provide BearHugs with your personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only. If we ask you for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either as you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.

How do I withdraw my consent?

If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at anytime, by contacting us at faye@bearhugsgifts.com or by writing to BearHugs Gifts, 76 Rangeley Road, Sheffield, S6 5DW

Disclosure

BearHugs may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.

Squarespace

Our store is hosted by Squarespace. They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data is stored through Squarespace's data storage, databases and the general Squarespace application. They store your data in a secure server behind a firewall.

Links

When you click on links on our store, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites.

Google Analytics

Our store may use Google Analytics to help us learn about who visits our site and what pages are being looked at.

Security

To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.

If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with a AES-256 encryption. we follow all PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards.

Age of Consent

By using this site you represent that you are at least the age of majority and you have given consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at anytime, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated. If our store is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to sell products to you.

Questions and Contact Information

If you would like to access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint or simply want more information please email faye@bearhugsgifts.com.