Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. gts-shop.co.uk may change this policy from time to time by updating this page.
We do not store credit card details nor do we share financial details with any third parties. We do not sell or rent any of our customer's personal information to third parties. In order to serve you the most efficiently, reputable third-party banking (including PayPal) handle our credit card transactions. They receive the information needed to verify and authorise your payment card and to process your order. All such organisations are under strict obligation to keep your personal information private.
You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.
Personal data is collected and processed during the operation of this website, we only store this personal data for as long as required. We use third party service providers to help with this processing, they act as a 'data processor' on our behalf and only use the data collected in ways we specify for our own purposes. The categories of third parties which we work with include IT Service Providers, Delivery Agents, Payment Service Providers and Marketing Companies.
We only process the minimum personal data necessary and use industry standard data masking techniques where possible (pseudonymisation / anonymisation). We have outlined this activity and the third parties involved (data processors unless otherwise stated) below.
We ask for your personal information when you make a purchase, contact us, register, sign up for promotions, offers or competitions, or to receive news. Depending on which of these services you use, we may collect:
Even if you do not use these services, or for example, do not proceed with a purchase, we will still gather any personal details entered and information about your activity on the website to understand what parts of the website and what products you are interested in, so that we can improve our website.
For the exhaustive list of cookies we collect see the List of cookies we collect section.
Depending on how you engage with us, we may use your information for one or more of the following reasons:
We do not share your data with any third parties except as provided in this policy or as required by law. We do not share personal data with third parties for Direct Marketing.
We may disclose your personal information in one or more of the following ways or to the following companies:
Analytics: Data: Cookies and usage data.
Order Fulfillment: Delivery name, address and contact information including telephone, mobile telephone and e-mail address as required by the following delivery agents: Parcelforce, APC, Royal Mail, GLS.
Payments: Braintree Payments, PayPal.
Services: Google Analytics, Google Adwords conversion tracking, Facebook Ads conversion tracking.
Traffic and Security: Cloudflare. Website browsing requests are sent via the Cloudflare network. They process online identifiers in order to ensure that our traffic is genuine and prevent cyber-attacks such as a Denial of Service attack. We keep logs of requests to our website, the data collected may include your IP address.
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. All such information is held on secure servers. gts-shop.co.uk complies fully with all applicable data protection and consumer legislation, and we treat all your personal information as fully confidential.
Under data protection law and GDPR you have a number of rights:
If you wish to exercise any of these rights you can email us or write to us at . We will endeavour to respond to your request as soon as possible and within one calendar month. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us, or write to us at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
Cookies are tiny text files stored on your computer when you visit certain websites that help to personalise your journey. These cookies can be stored so that if you return to the website, that website server can call the information from the cookies stored on your computer to tailor your experience of the site.
Please note that cookies can't harm your computer. We do not store personally identifiable information such as credit card details in cookies we create, but we do use encrypted information gathered from them to help improve your experience of the site. For example, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. Cookies also help us to identify and resolve errors, or to determine relevant related products to show you when you're browsing.
When you visit https://www.gts-shop.co.uk/ you may notice some cookies that aren't related to https://www.gts-shop.co.uk/. If you go on to a web page that contains embedded content, for example from YouTube, you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don't control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.
If you take the opportunity to 'share' any of our content with friends and family through social media networks such as Facebook and Twitter, you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don't control the setting of these cookies, so please check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.
Please note that we're not responsible for the content of external websites.
The table below lists the cookies we collect and what information they store.
|Cookie Name||Cookie Description|
|CART||The association with your shopping cart.|
|CATEGORY_INFO||Stores the category info on the page, that allows to display pages more quickly.|
|COMPARE||The items that you have in the Compare Products list.|
|CURRENCY||Your preferred currency.|
|CUSTOMER||An encrypted version of your customer id with the store.|
|CUSTOMER_AUTH||An indicator if you are currently logged into the store.|
|CUSTOMER_INFO||An encrypted version of the customer group you belong to.|
|CUSTOMER_SEGMENT_IDS||Stores the Customer Segment ID.|
|EXTERNAL_NO_CACHE||A flag, which indicates whether caching is disabled or not.|
|FPC_PRODUCT_VIEWED||Cache information about the products you have viewed.|
|FRONTEND||Your session ID on the server.|
|FRONTEND_CID||Your session ID on the server.|
|GUEST-VIEW||Allows guests to edit their orders.|
|LAST_CATEGORY||The last category you visited.|
|LAST_PRODUCT||The most recent product you have viewed.|
|NEWMESSAGE||Indicates whether a new message has been received.|
|NO_CACHE||Indicates whether it is allowed to use cache.|
|PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CART||A link to information about your cart and viewing history if you have asked the site.|
|POLL||The ID of any polls you have recently voted in.|
|POLLN||Information on what polls you have voted on.|
|RECENTLYCOMPARED||The items that you have recently compared.|
|STF||Information on products you have emailed to friends.|
|STORE||The store view or language you have selected.|
|VIEWED_PRODUCT_IDS||The products that you have recently viewed.|
|WISHLIST||An encrypted list of products added to your Wishlist.|
|WISHLIST_CNT||The number of items in your Wishlist.|
These cookies remember choices you make to improve your experience and allow the website to provide enhanced and more personal features. They may also be used to provide functionality such as social media interaction.
|Cookie Name||Cookie Description|
|_atuvs||AddThis Social Sharing Widget Cookie - Stores an updated page share count.|
|loc||AddThis Social Sharing Widget Cookie - Visitor location.|
|mus||AddThis Social Sharing Widget Cookie - Profile store status.|
|ouid||AddThis Social Sharing Widget Cookie - Unclassified.|
|uid||AddThis Social Sharing Widget Cookie - User id.|
|uvc||AddThis Social Sharing Widget Cookie - Visitor count.|
|cookielaw||Cookie Law Compliance notice cookie.|
|flp_checksum||FraudLabs Pro Cookie - Checksum for the device validation.|
|_gat||Google Analytics Cookie - Used to throttle the request rate for the service - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. Expires after 10 minutes.|
|_gid||Google Analytics Cookie - Used to distinguish users. Expires after 24 hours.|
|_utma||Google Analytics Cookie - Identifies shoppers and sessions.|
|_utmb||Google Analytics Cookie - Determines new sessions/visits.|
|_utmc||Google Analytics Cookie - Determines if you are in a new session/visit.|
|_utmt||Google Analytics Cookie - Used to throttle the request rate for the service - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. Expires after 10 minutes.|
|_utmz||Google Analytics Cookie - Saves the traffic source or campaign that explains how you reached this site.|
Last Updated: 20 December 2019.