Who we are

This policy explains how we, Amagoda LTD, use your personal data which you provide to us including when you use our website, https://amagodahair.com.  We take our responsibilities for managing your personal data seriously.

When we say your “personal data” or “personal information” we mean any information that identifies you as a person. You can read more information about how we process your personal in the sections below.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Collecting your personal data – our relationship with you

You may provide us with personal data in one of the following ways:

  • contacting us by telephone or in person where you may provide your contact details such as your name, telephone number and email address.  You will also be asked to consent to our using your information; or
  • contacting us through our website by using one of the options on our website which requires you to provide us with your personal information.

Examples of the personal data we collect include your name, your email address, contact and/or employee names; and any correspondence when you contact us. It could also include your bank account details and payment details (if it identifies a person).  The collection of this personal data is essential to enable us to perform our contract with you.

One of our team may, in the course of assisting you with a query or when we provide services to you, ask for your consent to use your details for further purposes such as marketing and other promotional activities. When we do this you will be clearly advised and your specific consent will be required before we can use your information for such activities.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service Privacy Policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Right to withdraw consent: If you have given us consent to use your personal details you may withdraw this consent at any time by emailing admin@amagoda.com.

Other Websites

Our website may have links to other websites. This Privacy Policy only applies to this website. You should therefore read the privacy policies of the other websites when you are using those sites.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

In order to provide our services and operate our website, we use various third parties which are carefully selected by us.  These parties include companies which provide business functions such as email, marketing assistance, accounting, payment processing, data management and website support. All of these third parties have in place policies and procedures to ensure adherence to the General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR”). In some circumstances, your data may be transferred to or stored at a location outside the European Economic Union (“EEA”) and processed by individuals acting for one of these third parties. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and the GDPR. Where it is necessary to process data outside the EEA, we will ensure that the relevant third party processing the data has either provided the required contractual undertakings as specified by the EU or is a signatory of the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework.

There are certain scenarios where we may have to share your personal information with other parties and examples of these scenarios are set out below:

  • For legal reasons, we may be required to share your data with law enforcement agencies, governments, etc. This may be as part of an investigation, or it may be to prevent fraud prevention.
  • Where your data may be required to protect against harm to the rights of property or person as permitted by law.
  • Where your data may be required to prevent or protect against serious physical harm to an individual.
  • If we are involved in an acquisition, a merger, sale of assets, or liquidation. If this circumstance arose, appropriate undertakings would be obtained from the third party.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

We hold your personal data only for as long as is necessary for the specified purpose. Once you have closed your account with us we will delete all of the information that we hold on you apart from your email address which we will hold on our marketing database. We will also keep invoicing and other accounting records which are necessary to satisfy HMRC.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Updates

This Privacy Policy is reviewed by us on a regular basis and may be updated from time to time. Please ensure that you are familiar with these changes.

Last updated 22 January 2021.