What We Collect
We may collect the following information:
- Your name
- Contact information including your email address
- Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
- Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
For the exhaustive list of cookies we collect see the full list of cookies shown below.
What We Do with the Information We Gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping
- We may use the information to improve our products and services
- We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided
- From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Links to Other Websites
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.
Controlling Your Personal Information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
- Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
- If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at [email protected]
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Andrews Office Furniture, 16 - 18 Fowler Road, Hainault Business Park, Hainault, Essex, IG6 3UT.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
List of Cookies We Collect
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
FRONTEND - You sesssion 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
This should cover the majority of your questions regarding preparation & compliance. If you require specific information not covered by the above, please email our data protection officer Paul Wynn at [email protected]