OCAT Privacy Policy

We do not disclose customer’s information to third parties other than when order details are processed as part of the service fulfillment with out business partners. In this case, the third party will not disclose any of the details to any other third party

1. Data Protection Act 1998 & GDPR

When dealing with all data received from visitors to our site orders for our services we comply with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

2. Our Services

We only store data necessary to offer services provided

3. Data Protection Register

Data is only used for the purposes described in our entry on the Data Protection Register

4. Required Period

We only hold personal data for as long as necessary. Once data is no longer needed it is deleted from our servers

5. Data Storage

Data will not be passed to and stored securely with any third party service providers located outside the European Economic Area

6. Email Updates

We can email website news and information updates to those customers who have specifically subscribed to our email service. All subscription emails sent by us contain clear information on how to unsubscribe from our email service

7. Our Promise

We never sell, rent or exchange mailing lists

8. Data Shared With Partners

We may however share commercial and technical data with our partners where a customer has accessed and used our website or services via a site belonging to one of our partners. However, such information will also be subject to our partners privacy policies

9. Email Options

If you subscribe to our email service via a partner site, that partner may wish to send you details via email of other products and services, which may be of interest to you. However when you subscribe directly to our email service you will be asked whether or not you wish to receive such emails

10. Partner Privacy Policies

Please note that we only share data with partners that full fill our orders. All our partners must operate their own privacy policy

11. Spam

In accordance with the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003, we never send bulk unsolicited emails, (popularly known as Spam) to email addresses

12. Product & Services Updates

We may send emails to existing customers or prospective customers who have enquired or registered with us, regarding products or services directly provided by us

13. Email Content

All emails sent by us will be clearly marked as originating from us. All such emails will also include clear instructions on how unsubscribe from our email service and any future emails. Such instructions will either include a link to a page to unsubscribe or a valid email address to which you should reply, with “unsubscribe” as the email subject heading

14. Cookies

Our website uses “cookies” to track use of our systems. Please note that these cookies do not contain or pass any personal, confidential or financial information or any other information that could be used to identify individual visitors or customers purchasing from our website. Please note that you are free to refuse cookies. However, for purely technical reasons this may prevent you from purchasing / subsribing to our services from our website. This is because anonymous cookies are commonly used to keep track of the contents of customer’s shopping baskets during the checkout process

This privacy policy was last updated 30 Nov 2021