PRIVACY & TERMS
WHO ARE LOWIE
Lowie has been a registered business since 2002, working out of Effra Studios, Unit 1, 49 Effra Road, London, SW2 1BZ.
Lowie takes all reasonable steps to ensure that your personal information is protected. Any data provided to Lowie including debit / credit card or other payment information is maintained on secure servers and protected by industry standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption.
In making a purchase via www.ilovelowie.com you will be asked to provide certain information about yourself and financial details needed to process your order. You will then be notified of either its acceptance or of any issues. This is securely transferred to an accredited third party vendor for processing through a secure banking facility. We do not retain card or other payment identification information. As highlighted in the Security section, we utilise powerful encryption technology to ensure that your information is secure whenever you place an order with us.
Our store is hosted on Shopify Inc. They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you.
Your data is stored through Shopify’s data storage, databases and the general Shopify application. They store your data on a secure server behind a firewall.
At Lowie we respect our customers’ privacy and are committed to safeguarding your personal information. Any information we collect about you is held with the utmost care and security. We use information we collect from you to process your orders and to offer you the best possible customer service.
We may collect and process the following data about you (‘your information’):
- Information that you submit online via our site;
- Any correspondence you send to us;
- Details of your visits to the Site and the resources that you access (which may include, amongst other things, traffic data and communication data);
- If you enter a competition or promotion; and
- Details of transactions you carry out or orders you place through the Site.
We are aware that your information may be confidential and we will protect the confidentiality of your information in accordance with our normal procedures and legal requirements.
You may opt-out at any time by clicking the 'opt-out' link we put at the bottom of any newsletter we have sent you or by using the contact details listed at the bottom of this page.
As well as the information which you provide us, Lowie may automatically collect information and data in the form of cookies to personalise your shopping experience. The only non-essential cookie we use is for determining whether you have hit our site before.
The information captured by cookies and the personal information that you provide may be used for Lowie marketing purposes. We may send you emails with information on our products and services that we feel might be of interest to you, or to discuss account details, or for our market research purposes and retargeting.
USE OF INFORMATION
We use your information in the following ways:
• To ensure that the Site’s content is presented as effectively as possible for you;
• So that we can provide you with enhanced services;
• To notify you about changes to our services;
We collect non-personal aggregated statistics data about Visitors to the Site and sales and traffic patterns. Just to be clear, this information does not identify users in any personal capacity and we do not use this information to build profiles on individual users: it just contains generalised information about the users of the Site. We only keep your information for as long as is necessary.
We do not send any personal information that we collect about you on the Site to any social media sites that you link to your account, e.g. Facebook, nor do we share that information with such sites. We do not collect any personal information about you from those sites.
If you are an existing customer, we may contact you by email, telephone or post with information about our products, events, launches and services which are similar to those we previously provided to you, unless you have indicated that you do not want to hear from us.
SHARING WITH TRUSTED EMAIL AND PAYMENT SERVICES
We may share your personal data with affiliated companies which we have partnered to allow you to integrate their services into our own services, and with trusted email and payment service providers as necessary for them to perform services on our behalf, such as:
- Processing credit card payments
- Conducting contests or surveys
- Performing analysis of our Services and customer demographics
- Communicating with you, such as by way of email or survey delivery
- Customer relationship management.
We only share your personal data as necessary for any third party to provide the services as requested or as needed on our behalf. These third parties (and any subcontractors) are subject to strict data processing terms and conditions and are prohibited from utilizing, sharing or retaining your personal data for any purpose other than as they have been specifically contracted for (or without your consent).