Your privacy is critically important to us.
Ahoy Designs is located at:Ahoy Designs, Sherwood Road, Buxton
Like most website operators, Ahoy Designs 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. Ahoy Designs’ purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Ahoy Designs’ visitors use its website. From time to time, Ahoy Designs may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Ahoy Designs also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on https://www.ahoydesigns.co.uk blog posts. Ahoy Designs only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
The IP address of visitors, user ID of logged in users, and username of login attempts are conditionally logged to check for malicious activity and to protect the site from specific kinds of attacks. Examples of conditions when logging occurs include login attempts, log out requests, requests for suspicious URLs, changes to site content, and password updates. This information is retained for 14 days.
Who we share your data with
How long we retain your data
Security logs are retained for 14 days.
Where we send your data
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Ahoy Designs’ websites choose to interact with Ahoy Designs in ways that require Ahoy Designs to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Ahoy Designs gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a blog at https://www.ahoydesigns.co.uk to provide a username and email address.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Links To External Sites
We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.
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Facebook Comments on Blog Posts
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Ahoy Designs 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 Ahoy Designs’ behalf or to provide services available at Ahoy Designs’ website, 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 Ahoy Designs’ website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Ahoy Designs 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, Ahoy Designs discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Ahoy Designs believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Ahoy Designs, third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of https://www.ahoydesigns.co.uk and have supplied your email address, Ahoy Designs 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 Ahoy Designs and our products. We primarily use our blog to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support 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. Ahoy Designs takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
We add you to our email list only when you opt-in. We do NOT opt you in my default. This is done on the Checkout page of the Checkout process or via our Blog where you can sign up to our newsletter. We ask for your Name (to allow us to personalise your email) and Email Address so you can receive our newsletter. We have or ever will give your email address or name to any other company.
Ahoy Designs may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. Ahoy Designs may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Ahoy Designs does not disclose your personally-identifying information.
This site uses affiliate links and does earn a commission from certain links. This does not affect your purchases or the price you may pay.
To enrich and perfect your online experience, Ahoy Designs uses “Cookies”, similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.
Those who engage in transactions with Ahoy Designs – by purchasing Ahoy Designs’ services or products, are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Ahoy Designs collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Ahoy Designs. Ahoy Designs 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.
For HMRC reasons we keep your order details for 6 years. After this, all information within this order is deleted. The information we hold is what you enter when on the Checkout page. This includes your order; name; address; email address and the non-mandatory field, Phone number.
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