We will keep your personal information for as long as we need it to provide our products and/or services to you. We will try to keep personal information which we hold about you up to date, but if you think that we are holding information which is inaccurate or you are otherwise unhappy about our use of your personal information then please send us an email to let us know.
We will not sell the personal information that we collect from you. We use the personal information which we collect from you to help us provide our products and/or services to you. Some data processing in relation to this site may be carried out for us by a third party and in some cases that may mean that the third party will receive your personal information. Such third provide guarantees to us that they will provide an adequate level of security. Any date processing carried out for us by a third party will be governed by a written contract between us and that third party, which contract will provide that the third party will only act on our instructions. Apart from this we will not share or transfer any personal information with any other third party unless we are required to do so by law.
It is important for you to understand how we use "cookies" on our website. Our website, along with other websites use "cookies", which are text only strings of information that the website you are visiting transfers to the cookie file on your computer's hard disk. "Cookies" enable users to navigate around websites and where appropriate enable us to tailor the content to meet the needs of our visitors who have accessed the site. This helps us to improve the user experience by customising web pages.
We use "cookies" to track how visitors reach our site and the path they take through it to help us improve our service to you. For example, Google Analytics, a popular web analytics service provided by Google helps us to analyse how users use our site, and also to monitor and manage our website traffic.
Types of cookies
Cookies may be either first party cookies or third party cookies. First party cookies are used by the website owner and third party cookies are used by a third party such as an advertiser or a web designer or a website host. Global Maternity does not use third party cookies and no information is passed to third parties.
Cookies may be session cookies, which are temporary cookies which only exist in the period that you access the website. Session cookies help the Global Maternity website remember what you chose on the previous page, thereby avoiding having to re-enter the information. Persistent cookies remain on your device after you have visited the website and remain in the cookie file for much longer. The length of time a cookie remains on your device depends on the type of cookie it is. On our website, these cookies do not contain personal information, and cannot be used to identify you. They do help us identify you as a unique visitor by storing a randomly generated number.
Cookies may record personal data such as name, and email address and/or non-personal data such as IP address and unique but anonymous customer identity.
This site uses first party cookies to record
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This site logs your Internet Protocol (I.P.) address. All computers that are linked to the Internet have an I.P. number. An I.P. address does not provide identifiable personal information.
You are entitled under the Data Protection Act 1998 to a copy of the personal information that we hold about you if you apply to us in writing. We may make a small charge for dealing with any such request.