WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION?
When you purchase something from Cottage Garden Centre, 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.
Email marketing: With your permission, we may send you emails about our store, new products, and other updates.
How do we get your consent?
When you provide us with 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 your personal information and using it for that specific reason only.
If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either ask 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 by contacting us on on e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by post at:
Cottage Garden Centre, The Hand, Miltown Malbay, County Clare, V95XN8W, Ireland
We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.
OUR E-COMMERCE HOST
Our store is hosted on WooCommerce. They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products to you.
If you choose a direct payment gateway to complete your purchase, then WooCommerce uses stripe Inc. to ensure PCI compliance and secure communications between customers and servers.
It is encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Your purchase transaction data is stored only as long as is necessary to complete your purchase transaction. After that is complete, your purchase transaction information is deleted.
All direct payment gateways adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover.
PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.
For more insight, you may also want to read Woocommerce’s payment services providers Terms of Privacy Statement at
In particular, remember that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located in a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.
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 and encourage you to read their privacy statements.
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. Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards.
Our website is obliged to seek user’s permission to accept cookies from our website, although if the settings on your browser are set to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you consent to their use.
Our cookies are used to make our website to work as you would expect, improve site security, marketing, and speed of access. Cookies also help to ensure our website works and that any user’s recent searches are saved.
AGE OF CONSENT
By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.
QUERIES 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 contact us on e-mail at email@example.com or by post at:
Cottage Garden Centre, The Hand, Miltown Malbay, County Clare, V95 XN8W, Ireland.