The Pearl Company is committed to safeguarding the privacy of our users while providing the highest possible quality of service. When you place orders or access your account information, we offer the use of a secure server. The secure server software (SSL) encrypts all information you input before it is sent to us. Furthermore, as required by the UK Data Protection Acts of 1984 and 1998, we follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information which you have given us, to prevent unauthorised access. Our security procedures mean that we may occasionally request proof of identity before we are able to disclose sensitive information to you. Under the terms of the Data Protection legislation, we are required to explain to you how we will treat any personal and/or private data which we collect from you.

Who we are
We are The Pearl Company and our address is Unit 6 Fernfiled Farm, Little Horwood, Bucks, MK17 0PR, United Kingdom. (The Pearl Company is the trading name for The Cashmere Centre Ltd.).  We sell a wide-range of luxurious, fresh-water pearl jewelry items. The www.pearlcompany.co.uk website, is owned and operated by Us. Should you wish to access any information that we store about you, please contact us directly on +44 (0) 1908 523 155 or write to us at the address previously listed..

Collection of Information from our Clients.
In order to fulfill your order (for example - for the purchase of pearl necklaces), we need to know certain personal information which is collected at the time of your order. It is our policy that this information is private and confidential. Accordingly, the personal information you provide to us is stored in a secure location, and is accessible only by designated staff. It will be used only for the purposes for which you provide the information. We will only sell, rent or trade any personal information you provide to us with your permission as requested on our user registration form.

Keeping you informed
We would like to tell you by e-mail or other electronic means about products and services which believe would be of interest to you and which are offered by us and other selected companies. We also aim to keep you informed of any "service announcements" that may affect your account. If you do not want us to do this simply un-check this option during the registration process, or email us at any time and request removal. Please note that un-checking the box means that we will not be able to tell you about additional benefits and services available to our customers.

Computer Tracking and 'Cookies'

A cookie is a small amount of data sent to your computer or mobile phone from a website. This means the website can recognise your device (your computer or mobile phone) if you return to the same website. A cookie often includes a unique identifier, which is a randomly generated number. This is stored on your device's hard drive. For more information please see: http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

The law which applies to how cookies are used for storing information on your equipment (such as your computer or mobile device) has changed. We have provided you with information about how our site uses cookies. To make it clearer for you, we've divided how we use cookies into three different categories:

Strictly Necessary

- this type of cookie is used by our Ecommerce website to allow products to be purchased online.

Performace-based
- this type of cookie is used to remember information about how you use a website, and provide analytical information to site administrators.

Third-party
- this type of cookie is created by a third-party, and can also fall under the categories of 'Setting', 'Feature' and 'Functional'. Where third-party cookies are present on our sites, we will attempt to be as upfront and clear as possible about their intended purpose.

The Pearl Company website currently uses a total of 6 cookies as detailed in the table below


Cookies on www.pearlcompany.co.uk


 

Cookie

Names

Category / Description

Able Commerce

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AC7.SESSIONID

Strictly Necessary – These cookies are used by our ecommerce shopping cart software Ablecommerce v7.0.7 (http://www.ablecommerce.com) to help:

1) identify  anonymous website visitors (someone not registered)

2) Remember previous actions (e.g. entered text, adding products to basket, etc) when navigating back to a page in the same session and

3) Maintain tokens for the implementation of secure areas of the website so that orders can be securely puchased.

How to Block - Cookies can be disabled directly within your browser. Please refer to your internet browser’s help files on how to disable cookies for more guidance.

What would happen if these cookies are blocked? If you disable the use of Sitelink Cookies on our website, then you will 1) Not be able to purchase any items from our online store 2) Not be able to Login into your account and see any order related information.

 

Google

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Performance-based cookies- Third party Web Analytics and Ad response rates cookies used exclusively to manage website design performance and monitor Google pay-per-click advertisements.

How to Block - Google Analytics cookies can be blocked in a number of ways. Google offers an opt-out browser add-on for most modern web browsers, or cookies can be disabled directly within your browser

What would happen if these cookies are blocked? Blocking Google Analytics cookies will provide no reduced service to you, but we will be unable to capture detailed information about your experience online.

 

 

 

 

We neither store cookies on our computers, use them to track your movement among different websites, nor forward or exchange them with any external parties.


Giving your consent
It is important that you read and understand these statements. By ordering any of our products, a binding agreement between yourself and your business and The Pearl Company will be created such that we can use your information in this way.