Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is being used online. So what exactly is it? PII is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context.
Please read our Policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.
We are based in the UK. We endeavor to abide by the privacy laws of every country. If you are aware of any specific privacy law, rule or regulation that we have not covered, please contact us.
Note: The content of this page is Public Domain. You may use it in any way you wish but we cannot be held responsible in any way for your use.
What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our website?
When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, we may collect your name, eMail address, mailing address, phone number and IP Address.
When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order, subscribe to our newsletter or otherwise enter information on our site.
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, or respond to a survey or marketing communication in the following ways:
Your payment information
We use a renown, trusted third party payment processing service to handle your payment to us. We do not store your credit/debit card information.
How we use payment information:
How do we protect your information?
....but please note:
We must comply with a number of statutory and regulatory requirements in relation to the retention of data. Your personal data must be retained for a period of no less than six years following the closure of your account with us, or six years from the date of the last transaction, whichever is the latter. We do not sell or rent your personal information to any third parties for marketing purposes.
We will periodically monitor your personal information to ensure that we do not keep it for longer than is required by law.
Your Rights relating to your information
You have the Right to:
If you want to exercise your rights, have a complaint, or just have questions, please contact us.
Do we use 'cookies'?
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (FireFox, Chrome, Opera etc) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser's Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you disable cookies in your browser:
Third Party Disclosure
We do not sell or trade your personally identifiable information.
We may disclose and share your personal data with Business partners, suppliers, sub-contractors and other third parties that we use in connection with the running of our business:
Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
Google's advertising requirements are defined by Google's Advertising Principles. These principles are in place to provide a positive experience for Users. Google Adwords Policy
We have not enabled Google AdSense on our site or any other third party advertising system but we may do so in the future.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
In Accordance with CalOPPA, we agree to the following:
How does our site handle 'do not track' signals?
We do not track signals or use tracking advertising. However, if we permit a third party advertising system on our site in the future, they may use tracking beyond our control.
Does our site allow third party behavioural tracking?
We currently do not permit any third party advertising. However, if we do so in the future, they may use behavioural tracking beyond our control.
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
With regard to the collection of personal information from children under thirteen years old, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the USA's consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule. This defines what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children's privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market to children under 13 and would never knowingly accept payments from them.
Our website, products and services are directed to people of all ages and that does include children under 13 as we support educational initiatives such as STEM.
Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the World. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:
CAN SPAM Act
The CAN-SPAM Act (USA) is a law that sets the rules for commercial eMail, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have eMails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
We collect your eMail address in order to:
To be in accordance with CANSPAM we agree to the following:
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future eMails, follow the instructions at the bottom of each eMail and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.
eMail: info at professorcad dot co dot uk
Unit 85, Gower View Road, Gorseinon, Swansea, SA4 4GB, UK.
Policy Last Edited on: 16-11-2022