Best Kettles (“Best Kettles“) operates bestkettles.co.uk and may operate other websites. It is Best Kettles policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, Best Kettles collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Best Kettles purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Best Kettles visitors use its website. From time to time, Best Kettles may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Best Kettles also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on the bestkettles.co.uk website. Best Kettles only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the site where the comment was left.
Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Best Kettles websites choose to interact with Best Kettles in ways that require Best Kettles to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Best Kettles gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who subscribe to a newsletter at bestkettles.co.uk to provide an email address. Those who engage in transactions with Best Kettles are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Best Kettles collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfil the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Best Kettles. Best Kettles does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Best Kettles may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors to its websites. Best Kettles may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Best Kettles does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Best Kettles discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Best Kettles behalf or to provide services available at Best Kettles websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Best Kettles websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them.
Best Kettles will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone.
Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Best Kettles discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Best Kettles believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Best Kettles, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Best Kettles website and have supplied your email address, Best Kettles may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Best Kettles and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Best Kettles takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Best Kettles, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Best Kettles goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Best Kettles may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.