Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Your Privacy and Cookies used on this website

Your statutory rights are not affected by any of the following website policies. Aswaq Mekkah is committed to protecting your privacy and this Privacy Policy sets out what information we collect, how we collect it, and what we do with it.

Use of “Cookies” via our website
On our website, we use “cookies” – small pieces of data sent from our web server to your computer and stored in a text file on your hard drive. Cookies allow us to identify your computer but not you personally. You can set your web browser to refuse cookies. We use cookies to measure site usage and related information. If you are making a purchase we may also use cookies to keep track of the transaction from one web page to another. We do not use cookies to collect any personally identifiable information or to associate website users with any advertising or marketing systems on our website or business systems. We collect information purely relating to customer trends and patterns.

Cookie examples:
The following analytics cookies are placed to measure our sites visitor numbers and to improve the website:
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Links to other websites
Any other web sites linked to from this website may have their own cookie placements and Privacy Policies and are not under our administration.
These sites may send you cookies and collect data and personal information. We are not responsible for the actions, content or the privacy policies of those websites to which our website may link.

Collecting information
When you actively register with us for an account you supply the following Information about yourself:
Information such as your name, contact details and preferences for contact by email from us. We will update “Your Information” whenever we get the opportunity to keep it current, accurate and complete.

Information is also collected when you make a purchase with us, such as the product(s) you purchased, the time of order, delivery address details and your payment method. Our site collects this information in a secure encrypted script and will pass this across to our payment providers, we do not store any payment card numbers or details on our site or its servers, nor is this information visible to us in any way.

Our Use of Your Information
We may use your Information for our secure payment service providers (which could be located outside the AU) for the purpose of providing you with our payment processing services, i.e. Paypal. Only information necessary for this purpose will be disclosed to them for them to act as payment processors  on our behalf.

Other purposes may include administration, providing additional services (and contacting you where necessary), customer care, improving our website, business management and operation, re-organisation or re-structuring our business, risk assessment, dispute resolution, security, and fraud prevention/detection, research and analysis, sales and marketing, performance monitoring, assessing customer purchasing preferences.

Some of your information may be considered “sensitive personal data” under the Data Protection Act 1998. We require your positive consent for us to collect and store such information, and we will do all that is reasonably practicable to draw this to your attention when you first supply us with Your Information. By asking you to tick the check-box by the statement “I have read, agree and understood the Terms & Conditions” at the time you register you supply Your Information via our website and you agree to the fact that we can retain this information for the use in conducting our business.

Direct Marketing Material
We may choose to contact you with offers of goods and services, forthcoming events or competitions considered to be of interest to you. If you change your mind, you should inform us in writing, or alternatively “Contact us” via our website. Once we have been properly notified by you, we will take steps to end contact.

Updating this Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions
a) These terms and conditions only apply to the use of this website for Aswaq Mekkah
Any links to other sites from material published here may take the user to other domains subject to their own separate Privacy Policies.

b) We may at times convenient to us change these terms and conditions without prior notification.

Please ensure you read these through to be clear about our Privacy Policy.
Security Statement
We have taken all reasonable steps to have in place appropriate security measures to protect your information, and our systems have been audited by our payment providers Paypal.