This page explains the Cookie and Privacy policies of Beko plc.
The site and database are hosted on Microsoft Windows Azure and managed for us by Fifty Eggs Ltd.
If you submit your personal details to us as described below you will be deemed to have consented to their use by us in the ways indicated. The information we may collect and purposes for which it will be used are outlined below.
Cookies are small file text files placed on your computer by the websites you visit. They are widely used to make websites work and to distinguish unique users and how they use the site. The data collected is anonymous and contains no personal information.
Session Cookies are used on the Grundig site in order for some elements of the site to function such as “recently viewed” and “product compare”. A session cookie only lasts for the duration of a visit to the site.
The site also uses use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) in order to track where our visitors come from and what parts of the site they use most. This helps us to make improvements to enhance your experience when using the site. Google Analytics Cookies do not collect personal information about visitors to the site. More info on Google Analytics can be found at https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies.
Some pages of the site use Doubleclick Floodlight cookies to measure the results of our digital advertising. The DoubleClick cookies do not collect any personally identifiable information. For more information please visit http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/ads/ and http://www.google.com/ads/preferences. We may also use data from Google's Interest-based advertising or 3rd-party audience data (such as age, gender and interests) with Google Analytics, to create educational and marketing content geared toward the demographics and interests of our visitors. It is possible to opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads using Google's Ads Settings at https://www.google.com/settings/ads. Visitors can also use Google's Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.
By clicking accept you are consenting to the placement of cookies on your computer. If you choose to disable our cookies, you will not be able to experience the full functionality of the site.
We do have relationships with carefully-selected and monitored suppliers who may also set cookies during your visit to be used for remarketing purposes - in other words to show you different products and services based on what you appear to be interested in. If you'd like to opt out, please go to the Network Advertising Initiative website (opens in a new window - please note that we're not responsible for the content of external websites).
If you would prefer not to accept cookies it is possible to disable cookies by changing the web browser settings on your computer or mobile device. Though this may disable some of the features of our site it may lead to our visitors not being able to experience the maximum functionality of the site. For more information on cookies and how to disable cookies on the main browser types please visit the Information Commissioners Office website at http://www.ico.gov.uk/for_the_public/topic_specific_guides/online/cookies.aspx .
Personally Identifiable Information
We will not collect any personally identifiable information (e.g. name, address, telephone number(s) and e-mail address) about you unless you provide it to us voluntarily.
What we may do with this information:
If you do provide us with personally identifiable information, we may use it to improve our understanding of your interests and concerns.
We may use it to occasionally email you about changes to our Web site, new products, site and service updates and special offers we think you'll find valuable. If you would rather not receive these emails, simply follow the unsubscribe instructions on the email that you have received.
We will use this information to send you requested services. Please note companies we contract with to operate our Internet site and our shipping vendors will have access to your personally identifiable information. However, they are required to keep the information confidential and are not permitted to use this information for any other purpose than to carry out the services they are performing for us.
We may transfer your personally identifiable data to our associated companies or other companies with whom we contract outside the European Economic Area. These companies may be located in countries with less stringent laws for the protection of personal data than the laws of England and Wales. By submitting your personal data, you agree to its transfer, storage or processing by these companies. However we will endeavour to take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure your data is kept securely in accordance with this policy.
What we will not do with this information:
We will not rent, give or sell your personally identifiable information to any outside organisation for the organisation's own use without your consent.
How we will treat information from children:
Grundig does not intend to collect any personally identifiable information from children under thirteen years old. We will specifically instruct children not to submit such information on our web site. If a child provides us with personally identifiable information, his or her parents/guardians should write to the Company Secretary, Beko plc, Grundig, Beko House, 1 Greenhill Crescent, Watford, Herts, WD18 8QU, UK and request that this information be deleted from our files. We will make reasonable efforts to remove this data in a timely manner.
How you can request changes to your personal information:
Anyone wishing to correct/update/delete personally identifiable information from our database should write to the Company Secretary, Beko plc, Grundig, Beko House, 1 Greenhill Crescent, Watford, Herts, WD18 8QU, UK. We will make reasonable efforts to service your request in a timely manner.
Non-personally Identifiable Information
We may collect information about you that is not personally identifiable (e.g. the type of Internet Browser you use).
How we may obtain this information:
We may obtain this information by storing a cookie (a piece of data containing non-personally identifiable information about you) on your computer. With most Internet Browsers, you can erase this information from your computer's hard drive, block all cookies or even receive a warning before a cookie is placed on your system.
Click on your Browser's Help button for more information. If you do reject our cookie, you will still be able to use our site; however, your experience will be less personalised.
What we may do with this information:
We will use this information to tailor content to your interests and to help us to avoid asking you for the same information on repeat visits to the site. We will also use this data to analyse site trends and administer the site.
Although we do not collect personally identifiable information automatically, we may tie information collected automatically to your previously submitted personally identifiable information. If you do not want this information tied to your personally identifiable information, see the "What We May Do With This Information" section above to learn about how to disable cookies.
Links to other sites
Our business partners, whose sites you may visit after clicking on a link from our site, may have less stringent privacy policies. We do not have control over these policies and urge you to read their privacy statements before providing any personally identifiable information.
Information Security Measures
We will take reasonable precautions to protect your information from loss, misuse or alteration.
Notification of Changes