At The Sock Club we are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This policy explains when and why we collect personal information about people who visit our website. It also explains how we use it and the conditions under which we may disclose it to others as well as how we keep it secure.
We may change this policy from time to time so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you are happy with any changes. By using our website, you are agreeing to be bound by this policy.
If you have any questions regarding this policy and our privacy practices they should be sent by email to:
or by writing to:
38 Daven Road, Congleton, Cheshire, CW12 3RB, England
Who are we?
We are The Sock Club.
How do we collect information from you?
We obtain information about you when you use our website. For example, when you complete either the contact or registration forms, place an order from our store or engage with other forms within our site.
What type of information is collected from you?
The personal information we collect might include your name, address, email address, IP address, and information regarding what pages are accessed and when.
How is your information used?
We may use your information to:
- Contact you regarding queries raised in the contact form;
- Process an order you have submitted and send you information directly related to this;
- Carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into by you and us;
- Deal with entries into a competition;
- Seek your views or comments on the services we provide;
- Notify you of changes to our services;
- Send you communications which you have requested and that may be of interest to you. These may include information about campaigns, appeals, other fundraising activities, promotions of our associated companies goods and services;
- Contact you regarding a recall of a product that we have provided to you
We review our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis. We are legally required to hold some types of information to fulﬁl our statutory obligations. We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with us.
Who has access to your information?
We will not sell or rent your information to third parties. We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.
Third Party Service Providers working on our behalf:
We may pass your information to our third-party service providers, agents subcontractors and other associated organisations for the purposes of completing tasks and providing services to you on our behalf (for example to process orders and send you mailings).
However, when we use third party service providers, we disclose only the personal information that is necessary to deliver that service. Please be reassured that we will not release your information to third parties beyond the company for them to use for their own direct marketing purposes, unless you have requested us to do so, or we are required to do so by law. For example, by a court order or for the purposes of prevention of fraud or other crime.
When you are using our secure store pages, your payments are processed by a third-party payment processor, who specialises in the secure online capture and processing of credit/debit card transactions. If you have any questions regarding secure transactions then please get in touch.
You have a choice about whether or not you wish to receive information from us. If you do not want to receive direct marketing communications from us about our exciting products and services, then you can select your choices by clicking the relevant boxes situated on the form on which we collect your information.
We will not contact you for marketing purposes by email, phone or text message unless you have given your prior consent. We will not contact you for marketing purposes by post if you have indicated that you do not wish to be contacted.
You can change your marketing preferences at any time when contacting us by email on:
How you can access and update your information
The accuracy of your information is important to us. You have the right to request a copy of the information we hold about you so that you can ensure its accuracy. You can do this by the following methods:
Send an email to the administrator here and request the information held about you using:
or by writing to:
38 Daven Road, Congleton, Cheshire, CW12 3RB, England
Right to erasure
Visitors or users of the site should have the ability to have all records of their personal data held by a business where there is no legitimate reason for that business to maintain that reason. This includes where GDPR is super-ceded by other laws governing the details obtained.
Users should contact us by email or post to request erasure of any personal data held by the company that is kept without any legitimate reason.
Security precautions in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of your information
When you give us personal information, we take steps to ensure that it is treated securely. Any sensitive (such as credit or debit card details) and non-sensitive information (email addresses) is encrypted and protected with 128 Bit encryption on SSL. When you are on a secure page, a lock icon will appear in the web address bar within the browser.
Once we receive your information, we make our best eﬀort to ensure its security on our systems. Where we have given (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our websites, you are responsible for keeping this password conﬁdential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.
We may analyse your personal information to create a proﬁle of your interests and preferences so that we can contact you with information relevant to you. We may make use of additional information about you when it is available
Links to other websites
We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites even if you access them using links from our website.
In addition, if you linked to our website from a third-party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners and operators of that third-party site and we recommend that you check the policy of that third-party site.
16 or Under
We are concerned to protect the privacy of children aged 16 or under. If you are aged 16 or under‚ please get your parent or guardian’s permission beforehand whenever you provide us with personal information.
Transferring your information outside of Europe
As part of the services oﬀered to you through this website, the information which you provide to us may be transferred to countries outside the European Union (“EU”). By way of example, this may happen if any of our servers are from time to time located in a country outside of the EU.
These countries may not have similar data protection laws to the UK. By submitting your personal data, you are agreeing to this transfer, storing or processing. If we transfer your information outside of the EU in this way, we will take steps to ensure that appropriate security measures are taken with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this policy.
If you use our services while you are outside the EU, your information may be transferred outside the EU in order to provide you with those services.