We at Autism Gifts UK take your privacy very seriously. We know that you, like us, care about how your personal information is used and shared. Please read the following to learn more about how we collect, store, use and disclose information about you when you interact with us via our website and/or our services.

What information do we collect?

When you use our website we collect the personal information that you provide to us, for example your name, address and your email address via our online forms when you place an order.
Your payment details are collected and stored by Paypal who are GDPR compliant.(https://www.paypal.com/en/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full)

Why do we collect your information?

We have a ‘legitimate reason’ for collecting and using your personal information, so that we can respond to your enquiries and/or process your order. We don’t use your information for any other reason than the purposes stated here.
We are legally required to hold all payment details for 7 years for HMRC.

Where is your information stored?

Your personal information is stored in a mailing list called Mailchimp who are GDPR compliant. Please see Mailchimp Privacy Policy for more details: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy
A copy of your invoice will be stored within our secured password protected Word Press website and within our finance department (also secure).

How we use your information

We only use your information to respond to your enquiry / process your order. We don’t share, sell, rent or trade email lists with other organisations and businesses.

Don’t want to receive any more emails?

We will not be contacting you for any other reason than about your order unless you have signed up to receive additional information about autism, our services / products. You can unsubscribe from receiving further communication at any time of the day or night by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails or by emailing: info@autismgiftsuk.org

How long do we keep your information for?

We will only keep your invoice details for 7 years for HMRC, along with your name and email address for further marketing information until you opt out by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails or by emailing: info@autismgiftsuk.org.

Want more information?

You can consent to receiving further emails about Autism, our products and services by actively opting in. You can do this by clicking HERE

How do we ensure your information is accurate?

If you want to continue receiving emails from us but have changed your contact information you can tell us by emailing info@autismgiftsuk.org we will then update our records.

Access to Your Personal Information

You are entitled to access the personal information that we hold. Email your request to info@specialistautismservices.org and we will provide it within 4 weeks at no charge to you.

Want us to delete your personal information

You can ask us to delete your personal information at any time and we will make sure that we do, this may take up to 4 weeks. Email your request to info@autismbricksuk.org

Links to Other Web Sites

This privacy notice does not cover the links within this site that link to other websites. Those sites are not governed by this Privacy Policy, and if you have questions about how a site uses your information, you’ll need to check that site’s privacy statement.

Twitter and Facebook

You can keep up to date with what we’re doing through Specialist Autism Services social media channels, please be advised that we store no data, but everything you do can be seen by the public. For more information please see Twitter and Facebook Privacy Policies: https://twitter.com/privacy / https://en-gb.facebook.com/full_data_use_policy

Changes to this Privacy Notice

We keep our privacy notice under regular review. This privacy notice was last updated on 23/05/18.

What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a file that is stored on your computer, smart phone or other device. Websites cannot save information so they save data about you in a “cookie” and store it on your computer.

Cookies can help a website remember who you are and some of the choices you made when you visited the website. This is how we are able to offer a wishlist and recently viewed item function.

Remembering your choices can also help make the website easier for you to use.

We therefore use cookies to make our website work better for you.

How you can Control Cookies

If you don’t want cookies on your computer you can change your browser settings so that it tells you when cookies are sent saved to it. You can also stop cookies altogether. You can delete cookies that have already been set.

You can do this through your browser settings. You can look at the Help menu in your browser, this should tell you how. Or you can visit www.aboutcookies.org, which has information about how to do this.

Our website may not work as well if you stop cookies.

There are also some specific cookies that you cannot stop this way.

Adobe Flash Player Cookies

If you want to restrict or block Flash Cookies you must do this on the Adobe website.

Cookies used by other organisations

We sometimes share photos and videos from websites such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and YouTube. It’s good to be sociable. There may be cookies from these pages on our website. We do not control these cookies. You should check the other organisation’s website for more information about cookies from these pages.

If you follow a link from our website to another there will be cookies used there that we have no control over, and it’s up to you to read their cookie policies.