Privacy policy

This privacy policy sets out how Mini Water Adventurers Ltd (“the Company”, “us”, or “our”), uses and protects any information you give when using this website. Water Adventurers Ltd is the data controller.

Mini Water Adventurers Ltd is committed to ensuring your privacy is protected and GDPR compliant. This privacy notice informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data. Mini Water Adventurers Ltd may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page regularly to ensure you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from October 2018.

Data we collect: While using our site, should we ask you to provide certain personal data by which you can be identified when using this website, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Contact information including email address and financial data such as credit card numbers if you purchase a product/service and/or if you opt in and sign up to our newsletter. We do not ask or keep any sensitive data on file.

 

What we do with the information we gather: We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, especially for the following reasons:

•    To perform the contract between us.
•    Where it is necessary for our legitimate business interests, your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.
•    Promotional emails: If you sign up for our freebies, we will send you follow-up emails under lawful grounds of legitimate interest. You can opt out at any time.

Product/service communication: Where you opt out of receiving our marketing communications, this will not apply to personal data as a result of a product or service purchase, warranty registration or other transactions that will enable us to deliver our contractual commitment to you.

Security and Payments: 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.

We do not store or hold card or payment data and all our external payment services are protected through our payment security systems PayPal and Stripe, which are outside the EU.

Data security: We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.

Data retention: We will only retain your personal data for as long as it is necessary to fulfil our contractual obligations to you or for a period of six years for our accounting tax reports.

How we use cookies: 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 to tailor it to our 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 those other websites. 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.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required to do so by law.

Analytics: Specifically for analytics providers, we use Google Analytics Google Analytics which is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity. For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/  Google also recommends installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on – https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout – for your web browser. Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on provides visitors with the ability to prevent their data from being collected and used by Google Analytics.

Payment Providers: We may provide paid products and/or services within the site. When we do, we use third-party services for payment processing (e.g. payment processors).  We will not store or collect your payment card details. That information is provided directly to our third-party payment processors whose use of your personal information is governed by their own privacy notice. The payment processors we work with adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of payment information.
 
The payment processors we work with are:
Stripe – Please view their privacy policy here
Paypal – Please view their privacy policy here

 

Links to Other Sites: We may have links on our site to other sites that we do not operate.  If you click on a third party link, you will be taken directly to that site which is governed by its own privacy notice.  We strongly encourage you to read that privacy notice.  We do not control that site and assume no responsibility for the content, policies or its practices.

Security: We believe we use reasonable administrative, logical, physical and managerial measures to safeguard your personal information against loss, theft and unauthorized access, use and modification. Unfortunately, no measures can be guaranteed to provide 100% security. Accordingly, we cannot guarantee the security of your information.

 

Your legal rights: 
To access and receive a copy of the Personal Data we hold about you.
To rectify any Personal Data held about you that is inaccurate
To request the deletion of Personal Data held about you

You have the right to data portability for the information you have provided to us. You can request to obtain a copy of this information in a commonly used electronic format so that you can manage and move it.  We will need to verify your identity before being able to respond to such requests.  Please contact us at info@miniewateradventurers.com

You have the right to withdraw consent and you can view more of your rights at

https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/individual-rights/

Business Registered in the UK – Registration number 11557021

Disclaimer: This policy may be changed at any time at Mini Water Adventures Ltd discretion. If we should update this policy, we will post the updates to this page on our Website.
 
This policy was last updated: November 2021
 
If you have any questions or concerns regarding our privacy policy please direct them to info@miniewateradventurers.com You may also send a letter to:
Chandos House, School Lane, Buckingham, United Kingdom, MK181HD