A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

Cookies are small text files which will be stored on a user’s computer by the user’s browser while they visit websites. To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device.

These files are created to carry information from various websites whenever they switch between websites. In simple words they are used to remember certain piece of information which user entered into website form or fields like, Name, Addresses, Password etc.

Cookies are created whenever new webpage is loaded. It depended upon whether user has enabled or disabled the cookies in web browser. If user have opt for disable cookie then the writing in files will not be carried out and ultimately website may not function properly.

Users might have a concern about the longevity of cookies. Automatically the cookie is deleted when the open web page window is closed however the time of expiry of cookie can be mentioned when the cookie is created.

Since many users have various concern about online security and privacy on internet. Obliviously there is concern about cookies as well.  As we are aware cookies can only store the information which user has themselves allowed. In our case we make usage of cookies on low level and we do not share any information to any third parties. In simple words cookies are created for better performance of website and if you do not feel secure with it, we would recommend you to disable your cookies setting in web browser.

How to control cookies

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.

At www.welcometooxford.co.uk, we are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We are abide by EU’S GDPR ( General Data Protection Regulation) as well as ICO (Information Commissioner’s Office) and Data Protection Act 1998.

Here at www.welcometooxford.co.uk we take your privacy very seriously and we will only use your personal information to administer your account or membership with us and to provide the product and services you have requested from us.

However, in the near future or in the due course of business or when we would like to contact you with details of offers, services , products as a goodwill gesture or valuable customer. If you are happy for us to contact you for this purpose, we do need your consent or authorisation/permission. For that we need your consent via our official email saying how you would like us to contact you, They are:

Post (Yes/No)

Email (Yes/No)

Telephone (Yes/No)

Text Message (Yes/No)

Automated Call (Yes/No)

Please do mention if you want to completely opt out of all of those above mention.

You are free to do that and your decision will be completely respected.

Since We are very much particular and concern about your confidentiality of personal information we collect, process and retain any of the information from you either via usage of our website or any other devices (Including Mobile devices).

We will never share or pass any of the personal information to the third parties(Unless you have authorised) except in the case of complying with National Law, assisting with investigation, preventing fraud or to resolve any kind of disputes if arises.

Any question or queries relating to this privacy policy please feel free to contact us either via our email: [email protected]  or call us directly on our office number +44 1865434971

Who we are::

We are www.welcometooxford.co.uk, an advertising, marketing and tourism web portal from Oxfordshire, registered at companies house with the company name as Ideas & Innovations Ltd, registration number 11085724.

Our secreterial office is based at Kemp House, 160 City Road, London, United Kingdom, EC1V 2NX 

Our operating head office is based at 24 Marlborough Avenue, Kidlington, Oxfordshire, OX5 2AW

How do we collect information from you::

We obtain information from you when you want to buy our subscription as a member for placing your advertisements in our portal or when you want to place your advertisements as a free user. In short while signing up as a member.

Secondly we obtain information about you when you use our CONTACT US  online form  to contact us with some queries.

Thirdly we obtain information about you when you use our ITEM enquiry facility in portal where you need to fill an online form which will be send to our email.

Lastly we obtain information about you when you use our POST YOUR REQUIREMENTS facility in portal where you have to fill an online form which again will be send to our official email.

PayPal Secure Payment System::

Our portal is using the PayPal secure gateway system to allow users to make payment to our goods and services by using bank cards. We do not store any card details on our server.  We all know pay pal is one of the most secure system and they are already compliant to EU’s GDPR . While making payment we do not hold, store or see any one your personal or bank card credentials.

Special Mention about Children:

Children are not eligible to use PayPal Services and we ask that minors (persons under the age of 18) do not submit any personal information to us or use the PayPal Services.

Please follow the link to see PayPal’s Privacy policy:::

https://www.paypal.com/uk/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full 


Google Analytics System::

Our website/Portal use the Google Analytics system which is the web analytics solution which gives us insight into website traffic , its sources and effectiveness so that we keep our website secure by keeping tracks of activities happening in our website. In simple language we can see the peoples activities in our website with the help of their devices unique address which is IP address.

This tool is solely used to track spams, malicious software and also help us in preventing the malpractices or external threat in our website.

Amazon Affiliates:

Oxford Shop and Shopping in Oxfordshire has various products of Amazon.co.uk are displayed. As we are an affiliate associate of Amazon, we display various products from Amazon, UK. All the contents of products from Amazon are displayed in our website through special plugin. In short we are just an medium who are displaying the products from Amazon. Buyers can buy the products from our shop however all the activities are done through Amazon page. Once buyer choose the product, move it to shopping cart or basket, for the final checkout and payment, it will divert the buyer to the Amazon page. That means buyers will make payment to Amazon and third party supplier of Amazon(IF ANY). We as an affiliate only receive the certain commission only after the successful completion of transaction between buyer and Amazon. Thus we are not responsible for any transaction error or dispute arises in due course of transaction or after. Similarly when buyers are diverted to Amazon website, they might receive the cookies alert from Amazon, it is sole responsibility and discretion of buyers whether to comply with Amazon cookies policy or not.

Cookies::

Cookies are small text files which will be stored on a user’s computer by the user’s browser while they visit websites.

These files are created to carry information from various websites whenever they switch between websites. In simple words they are used to remember certain piece of information which user entered into website form or fields like, Name, Addresses, Password etc.

Cookies are created whenever new web page is loaded. It depended upon whether user has enabled or disabled the cookies in web browser. If user have opt for disable cookie then the writing in files will not be carried out and ultimately website may not function properly.

Please refer to our cookie policy , follow the link below;

https://www.welcometooxford.co.uk/pages/cookies-policy 

Payment over the Phone ::

Since we have a facility for those customer who wants to buy the products from our Online shop and want to make payment over the phone. In that case we donot store any of the card details taken over the phone.

Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus and Youtube::

We use Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus and Youtube button (ICON) that is an additional facility to our users where they can share links with other people or friends. These services also use cookies. Please refer to the cookies and Privacy policy of Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus and Youtube.

Google Ads and Media.net Ads::

We display Google advertisements and Media.net advertisements in our website in various forms, that is in the form of banners, fliers, images, texts, graphics, videos or animations. They also use cookies to track the performance of their advertisments like which advert is being clicked, what are peoples preferences in terms of adverts so that they can see the scope for better and related adverts.

Google will show all  users in the EEA only non-personalised ads. Non-personalised ads are  targeted using contextual information rather than the past behaviour of a user. Although these ads don’t use cookies for ads personalisation, they do use cookies to allow for frequency capping, aggregated ad reporting and to combat fraud and abuse.

For more detail about it please refer to the following links;

Google Adsense policy:

https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en 

Media.net Policy:

https://www.media.net/en/privacy-policy

Amazon Affiliate:

We also display the advertsing banners of Amazon, so that our user can use this facility and use the services of Amazon. They also use cookies to track the performance of their advertisments like which advert is being clicked, what are peoples preferences in terms of adverts. For more detail about it please refer to the following links;

https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=ap_desktop_footer_privacy_notice?ie=UTF8&nodeId=502584 

All those facilities are provided to you just to communicate with us or to contact us or to make an enquiry about product or to make a special request for your requirement and ultimately to provide you with best services and fast performance of website.

If you think you donot want to use some of your personal informations to the public but you still want to put your advertisements in our portal , please donot sign up for memership, just email us what you want to advertise (TEXT/IMAGES/BANNERS/FLIERS), however as a security measure we still need to obtain some of your informations which will not be post in portal publicly. 

What Type of Information is collceted from you::

Various types of informations we need to obtain from you are as follows;

These all informations are not required for every purposes. 

Your Name

Your Email

Your Phone No

Your Mobile No

Your city 

Your Post Code

Your Address

These informations are only required if you want to advertise your products/business/services as a registered member. 

We  never ever share or pass any of the personal information to any third parties(Unless you have authorised) except in the case of complying with National Law, Security and  assisting with investigation, preventing fraud or to resolve any kind of disputes if arises, that also with the permission of yours.

How is your Information Used::

-While registering either as free member or premium paid member

-While you are filling our online CONTACT FORM to contact us

-While making any enquiry about any product using our MAKE ENQUIRY form.

-While making any special request to us using POST YOUR REQUIREMENTS onlin form.

How will it be used & Share with ::

When you publish your advertisements or any other products in our portal, other person who have interest in your advertisements or products need to contact you, so that they can use your service or trade with you for products. In that case they can see your informations and contact you directly.

When you send your contact form, enquiry form or post your requirement form, those informations written on those forms come to us and accordingly with your requirements we do need to respond you back. If we donot get any information from your end, it will be difficult for us to recognise who you are, where are you from and what your queries are?

Similarly if ever in furture, in the case of complying with National Law, Security and  assisting with investigation, preventing fraud or to resolve any kind of disputes if arises, we might be obliged to share some of the informations to the law . In that case we will contact you , notify you and seek your consent to provide or not to provide your informations. That time also you will have discrition to authorise it or not.

What will be the effect on Individual Concern :::

As we are very serious and  concern about protecting your information and we are very well aware of effect of those informations to you and your organizations.

Is the intended use likely to cause individuals to object or complain ::

If ever any individuals or organizations feel that there is a breach/misue of your data and information intentionally, please you are adviced to contact us immidiately either by email or direct office phone. If you wish to delete all the informations from our portal, please free to either call us directly or via email. We will immidiatley delete permanently all the informations, with out any cost.

Once again we would like to request our valuable customer to please consider our privacy policy very seriously.

Please send your advance approval or consent to allow your information to be used in our portal. Without your Consent any of the products you wish to use in our portal will not be entertained. 

Similarly we would also like to request our Existing customer customer to kindly send your approval or authorising consent email for using your personal and  business informations on our portal.