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Ayurveda Limited Privacy Policy

BACKGROUND:


Ayurveda Limited understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits this website, www.maharishi.co.uk ("Our Site") and will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a manner that is consistent with Our obligations and your rights under the law.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of Our Privacy Policy is deemed to occur upon your first use of Our Site. If you do not accept and agree with this Privacy Policy, you must stop using Our Site immediately.

  1. Definitions and Interpretation
  2. Information About Us
  3. What Does This Policy Cover?
  4. Your Rights
  5. What Data Do We Collect?
  6. How Do We Use Your Data?
  7. How and Where Do We Store Your Data?
  8. Do We Share Your Data?
  9. What Happens If Our Business Changes Hands?
  10. How Can You Control Your Data?
  11. Your Right to Withhold Information
  12. How Can You Access Your Data?
  13. Our Use of Cookies
  14. Contacting Us
  15. Changes to Our Privacy Policy

1. Definitions and Interpretation


In this Policy, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

  • "Account" means an account required to access and/or use certain areas and features of Our Site;
  • "Cookie" means a small text file placed on your computer or device by Our Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site and/or when you use certain features of Our Site. Details of the Cookies used by Our Site are set out in section 13, below;
  • "Cookie Law" means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003;
  • "personal data" means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data. In this case, it means personal data that you give to Us via Our Site. This definition shall, where applicable, incorporate the definitions provided in the EU Regulation 2016/679 - the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR");
  • "We/Us/Our" means Ayurveda Limited, a limited company registered in England under company number 02167993, whose registered address is Beacon House, Willow Walk, Skelmersdale, Lancashire, WN8 6UR, and whose main trading address is Beacon House, Willow Walk, Skelmersdale, Lancashire, WN8 6UR.

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2. Information About Us

  1. Our Site is owned and operated by Ayurveda Limited, a limited company registered in England under company number 02167993, whose registered address is Beacon House, Willow Walk, Skelmersdale, Lancashire, WN8 6UR, and whose main trading address Beacon House, Willow Walk, Skelmersdale, Lancashire, WN8 6UR.
  2. Our VAT number is 456084145.
  3. We are regulated by Information Commission's Office.

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3. What Does This Policy Cover?


This Privacy Policy applies only to your use of Our Site. Our Site may contain links to other websites. Please note that We have no control over how your data is collected, stored, or used by other websites and We advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing any data to them.

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4. Your Rights

  1. As a data subject, you have the following rights under the GDPR, which this Policy and Our use of personal data have been designed to uphold:
    1. The right to be informed about Our collection and use of personal data;
    2. The right of access to the personal data We hold about you (see section 12);
    3. The right to rectification if any personal data We hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete (please contact Us using the details in section 14);
    4. The right to be forgotten - i.e. the right to ask Us to delete any personal data We hold about you (We only hold your personal data for a limited time, as explained in section 6 but if you would like Us to delete it sooner, please contact Us using the details in section 14);
    5. The right to restrict (i.e. prevent) the processing of your personal data;
    6. The right to data portability (obtaining a copy of your personal data to re-use with another service or organisation);
    7. The right to object to Us using your personal data for particular purposes; and
    8. Rights with respect to automated decision making and profiling.
  2. If you have any cause for complaint about Our use of your personal data, please contact Us using the details provided in section 14 and We will do Our best to solve the problem for you. If We are unable to help, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the UK's supervisory authority, the Information Commissioner's Office.
  3. For further information about your rights, please contact the Information Commissioner's Office or your local Citizens Advice Bureau.

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5. What Data Do We Collect?


Depending upon your use of Our Site, We may collect some or all of the following personal and non-personal data (please also see section 13 on Our use of Cookies and similar technologies:

  1. name;
  2. business/company name;
  3. contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
  4. demographic information such as post code;
  5. financial information such as credit / debit card numbers;
  6. IP address;
  7. web browser type and version;
  8. operating system;
  9. a list of URLs starting with a referring site, your activity on Our Site, and the site you exit to.

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6. How Do We Use Your Data?

  1. All personal data is processed and stored securely, for no longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. We will comply with Our obligations and safeguard your rights under the GDPR at all times. For more details on security see section 7, below.
  2. Our use of your personal data will always have a lawful basis, either because it is necessary for Our performance of a contract with you, because you have consented to Our use of your personal data (e.g. by subscribing to emails), or because it is in Our legitimate interests. Specifically, We may use your data for the following purposes:
    1. Providing and managing your Account;
    2. Providing and managing your access to Our Site;
    3. Personalising and tailoring your experience on Our Site;
    4. Supplying Our products services to you (please note that We require your personal data in order to enter into a contract with you);
    5. Personalising and tailoring Our products services for you;
    6. Replying to emails from you;
    7. Supplying you with emails that you have opted into (you may unsubscribe or opt-out at any time by selecting the email unsubscribe link;
    8. Market research;
    9. Analysing your use of Our Site to enable Us to continually improve Our Site and your user experience.
  3. With your permission and/or where permitted by law, We may also use your data for marketing purposes which may include contacting you by email and telephone and text message and post with information, news and offers on Our products and services. We will not, however, send you any unsolicited marketing or spam and will take all reasonable steps to ensure that We fully protect your rights and comply with Our obligations under the GDPR and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003.
  4. You have the right to withdraw your consent to Us using your personal data at any time, and to request that We delete it.
  5. We do not keep your personal data for any longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. Data will therefore be retained for the following periods (or its retention will be determined on the following bases):
    1. Customer order data for HMRC audits, three years.
    2. Customer account data for no longer than seven years.

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7. How and Where Do We Store Your Data?

  1. We only keep your personal data for as long as We need to in order to use it as described above in section 6, and/or for as long as We have your permission to keep it.
  2. Some or all of your data may be stored outside of the European Economic Area ("the EEA") (The EEA consists of all EU member states, plus Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein). You are deemed to accept and agree to this by using Our Site and submitting information to Us. If We do store data outside the EEA, We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data is treated as safely and securely as it would be within the UK and under the GDPR including:
    1. EU GDPR Data Processing Addendum agreements have been signed with data processors who handle data outside the EU member states.
  3. Data security is very important to Us, and to protect your data We have taken suitable measures to safeguard and secure data collected through Our Site.
  4. Steps We take to secure and protect your data include:
    1. Maintaining a data inventory;
    2. Encryption for off-site data back-ups;
    3. Regular scenario planning and crisis management exercises to ensure we are ready to respond to cyber-attacks and data security incidents;
    4. Regular penetration testing of systems;
    5. Security controls which protect the entire Ayurveda Limited infrastructure from external attack and unauthorised access;
    6. Internal policies setting out our data security approach and training for employees.

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8. Do We Share Your Data?

  1. Subject to section 8.b, We will not share any of your data with any third parties for any purposes.
  2. In certain circumstances, We may be legally required to share certain data held by Us, which may include your personal data, for example, where We are involved in legal proceedings, where We are complying with legal obligations, a court order, or a governmental authority.
  3. We may sometimes contract with third parties to supply products and services to you on Our behalf. These may include payment processing, delivery of goods, search engine facilities, advertising, and marketing. In some cases, the third parties may require access to some or all of your data. Where any of your data is required for such a purpose, We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data will be handled safely, securely, and in accordance with your rights, Our obligations, and the obligations of the third party under the law.
  4. We may compile statistics about the use of Our Site including data on traffic, usage patterns, user numbers, sales, and other information. All such data will be anonymised and will not include any personally identifying data, or any anonymised data that can be combined with other data and used to identify you. We may from time to time share such data with third parties such as prospective investors, affiliates, partners, and advertisers. Data will only be shared and used within the bounds of the law.
  5. The third-party data processors used by Us and listed below are located outside of the European Economic Area ("the EEA") (The EEA consists of all EU member states, plus Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein). Where We transfer any personal data outside the EEA, We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data is treated as safely and securely as it would be within the UK and under the GDPR including:
    1. Mail Chimp, of the Rocket Science Group.
    2. SwiftERM Limited.
  6. In certain circumstances, We may be legally required to share certain data held by Us, which may include your personal data, for example, where We are involved in legal proceedings, where We are complying with legal requirements, a court order, or a governmental authority.

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9. What Happens If Our Business Changes Hands?

  1. We may, from time to time, expand or reduce Our business and this may involve the sale and/or the transfer of control of all or part of Our business. Any personal data that you have provided will, where it is relevant to any part of Our business that is being transferred, be transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this Privacy Policy, be permitted to use that data only for the same purposes for which it was originally collected by Us.
  2. In the event that any of your data is to be transferred in such a manner, you will be contacted in advance and informed of the changes. When contacted you will be given the choice to have your data deleted or withheld from the new owner or controller.

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10. How Can You Control Your Data?

  1. In addition to your rights under the GDPR, set out in section 4, when you submit personal data via Our Site, you may be given options to restrict Our use of your data. In particular, We aim to give you strong controls on Our use of your data for direct marketing purposes (including the ability to opt-out of receiving emails from Us which you may do by unsubscribing using the links provided in Our emails and at the point of providing your details and by managing your Account).
  2. You may also wish to sign up to one or more of the preference services operating in the UK: The Telephone Preference Service ("the TPS"), the Corporate Telephone Preference Service ("the CTPS"), and the Mailing Preference Service ("the MPS"). These may help to prevent you receiving unsolicited marketing. Please note, however, that these services will not prevent you from receiving marketing communications that you have consented to receiving.

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11. Your Right to Withhold Information

  1. You may access certain areas of Our Site without providing any data at all. However, to use all features and functions available on Our Site you may be required to submit or allow for the collection of certain data.
  2. You may restrict Our use of Cookies. For more information, see section 13.

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12.How Can You Access Your Data?


You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held by Us (where such data is held). Under the GDPR, no fee is payable, and We will provide any and all information in response to your request free of charge. Please contact Us for more details at The General Manager, Beacon House, Willow Walk, Skelmersdale, Lancashire WN8 6UR, United Kingdom, or using the contact details below in section 14.

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13. Our Use of Cookies

  1. Our Site may place and access certain first party Cookies on your computer or device. First party Cookies are those placed directly by Us and are used only by Us. We use Cookies to facilitate and improve your experience of Our Site and to provide and improve Our products services. We have carefully chosen these Cookies and have taken steps to ensure that your privacy and personal data is protected and respected at all times.
  2. All Cookies used by and on Our Site are used in accordance with current Cookie Law.
  3. Before Cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a browser pop up notice requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies you are enabling Us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of Our Site may not function fully or as intended.
  4. Certain features of Our Site depend on Cookies to function. Cookie Law deems these Cookies to be "strictly necessary". These Cookies are shown below in section 13.5. Your consent will not be sought to place these Cookies, but it is still important that you are aware of them. You may still block these Cookies by changing your internet browser's settings as detailed below in section 13.10, but please be aware that Our Site may not work properly if you do so. We have taken great care to ensure that your privacy is not at risk by allowing them.
  5. The following first party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:
Name of Cookie
Purpose
Strictly Necessary
frontend_cid
Magento session cookie
vital for operation
frontend - Magento
Magento session cookie
vital for operation
external_no_cache
Magento observer cookie
vital for operation
showCoupon
Magento show coupon code first visit
vital for popup functionality

and the following third party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:

Name of Cookie
Purpose
Strictly Necessary
VISITOR_INFO_LIVE
Third Party
Tries to estimate the user's bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube video's.
TSC
Third Party
Registers unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.
  1. Our Site uses analytics services provided by Google Analytics and Facebook. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse anonymous usage information, enabling Us to better understand how Our Site is used. This, in turn, enables Us to improve Our Site and the products services offered through it. You do not have to allow Us to use these Cookies, however whilst Our use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of Our Site, it does enable Us to continually improve Our Site, making it a better and more useful experience for you.
  2. The analytics service(s) used by Our Site use(s) Cookies to gather the required information.
  3. The analytics service(s) used by Our Site use(s) the following Cookies:
Name of Cookie
1st or 3rd
Provider
Purpose
__utm.gif
Third party
google-analytics.com
Google Analytics Tracking Code that logs details about the visitor's browser and computer.
__utmb
Third party
google-analytics.com
Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user accessed the website.
__utmt
Third party
google-analytics.com
Used to throttle the speed of requests to the server.
__utmz
Third party
google-analytics.com
Collects data on where the user came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked and what search term was used.
__utmc
Third party
google-analytics.com
Registers a time stamp with the exact time of when the user leaves the website.
__utma
Third party
google-analytics.com
Collects data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit.
Ads/ga-audiences
Third party
Google.com
Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor’s behaviours access websites.
Ads/User-lists/#
Third party
Google.com
Google Analytics ad tracking
FR
Third party
Facebook.com
Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.
IDE
Third party
DoubleClick.net
Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the websites user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficiency of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.
Test-cookie
Third party
DoubleClick.net
Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies.
  1. In addition to the controls that We provide, you can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all cookies or only third-party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies, but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.
  2. You can choose to delete Cookies on your computer or device at any time, however you may lose any information that enables you to access Our Site more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, login and personalisation settings.
  3. It is recommended that you keep your internet browser and operating system up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser and manufacturer of your computer or device if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.

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14. Contacting Us


If you have any questions about Our Site or this Privacy Policy, please contact Us by email at customerservices@maharishi.co.uk, by telephone on (UK) 01695 51015 (Outside UK) 0044 1695 51015, or by post at The General Manager, Ayurveda Limited, Beacon House, Willow Walk, Skelmersdale, Lancashire, WN8 6UR, United Kingdom. Please ensure that your query is clear, particularly if it is a request for information about the data We hold about you (as under section 12, above).

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15. Changes to Our Privacy Policy


We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time (for example, if the law changes). Any changes will be immediately posted on Our Site and you will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the Privacy Policy on your first use of Our Site following the alterations. We recommend that you check this page regularly to keep up-to-date.

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Last updated 19th March, 2018.