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Privacy Statement

  • Safescan.com (“the Website”) is owned and operated by Safescan BV. This policy, together with our Terms and Conditions, explain how Safescan may use information we collect about you, as well as your rights over any personal information we hold about you. Please read this policy and our Terms and Conditions carefully; by accessing the Website you confirm to have understood and agreed to them.

    Information we collect about you

    The information we learn from customers helps us personalize and continually improve your shopping experience at Safescan.com. We use the information to:
    1. Handle orders, deliver products and services;
    2. Process payments and voucher codes;
    3. Communicate with you about orders, products, services and promotional offers;
    4. Update our data-records and generally maintain your accounts with us;
    5. Display content such as wish lists, customer reviews, product advisor and product comparison manager;
    6. Recommend additional products and services that might be of interest to you;
    7. Prevent or detect fraud or abuses of our website and enable third parties to carry out technical, logistical or other functions on our behalf.

    Types of information we gather
    Information you give us
    We receive and store any information you enter on our website or give us in any other way.

    Automatic information
    We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us. For example, like many websites, we use "cookies" and we obtain certain types of information when your Web browser accesses Safescan.com. A number of companies offer utilities designed to help you visit websites anonymously. Although we will not be able to provide you with a personalized experience at Safescan.com if we cannot recognize you, we want you to be aware that these tools exist.

    E-mail communications
    To help us make e-mails more useful and interesting, we often receive a confirmation when you open e-mail from Safescan.com if your computer supports such capabilities. If you do not want to receive e-mail or other mail from us, please use the unsubscribe feature provided in the email.
    Using or sharing your information

    Information about our customers is an important part of our business and we are not in the business of selling it to others. Safescan.com shares customer information only as described below.
    1. Agents
    We employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include fulfilling orders, delivering packages, sending postal mail and e-mail, removing repetitive information from customer lists, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, processing credit card payments and providing customer service. They have access to personal information needed to perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes. Further, they must process the personal information in accordance with this Privacy Notice.
    2. Protection of Safescan.com
    We release account and other personal information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with law, to enforce or apply our Terms of Use and other agreements or to protect the rights, property or safety of Safescan.com, our users or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction. Obviously, however, this does not include selling, renting, sharing or otherwise disclosing personally identifiable information from customers for commercial purposes in a way that is contrary to the commitments made in this Privacy Notice.
    3. With your consent
    Other than as set out above, you will receive notice when information about you might go to third parties and you will have an opportunity to choose not to share the information.

    Of course, the choice is entirely yours, but if you say you do not want to receive marketing information from us this will prevent you from receiving great offers or promotions that may be of interest to you. When you register online you can access your Safescan account and select whether or not to receive any Safescan newsletters. To change your contact preferences simply click “My Account” in the top frame and click “Contact details”. If you do not want to receive commercial communications from us, de-select the option 'Receive Safescan Newsletter'.

    What is a cookie
    Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information, which are downloaded to your personal computer, mobile or other device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating Website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognizes that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognize a user's device. You can find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu.

    Cookies used on the Website
    A list of all the cookies used on the Website by category is set out below.
    - Strictly necessary cookies
    - Performance cookies
    - Functionality cookies
    - Targeting or advertising cookies
    - Using browser settings to manage cookies

    However, because cookies allow you to take advantage of some of the Website's essential features, we recommend you leave them turned on. For example, if you block or otherwise reject cookies you will not be able to add items to your Shopping Basket, proceed to Checkout, or use any of our products and services that require you to Sign in. If you leave cookies turned on, remember to sign off when you finish using a shared computer.

    Disclosing your information
    We will never disclose your information to anyone outside Safescan except where we have your consent; where we are required or permitted to do so by law; to other companies who provide a service to us; or any successors in title to our business.

    Other websites
    The Website may contain links to other sites which are outside our control and not covered by this policy. The operators of these sites may collect information from you that will be used by them in accordance with their policy, which may differ from ours.

    Changes to our policy
    This policy replaces all previous versions and is correct as of april 2015. We reserve the right to change the policy at any time.