How secure is my information?
At Bags Direct, we promise that your personal information is secure. Every transaction is processed online by SagePay and Paypal using the latest industry standards for secure online credit card transactions. Secure servers protect your information using advanced encryption and firewall technology throughout the ordering process.
What do we do with your information?
Data Protection law is changing and we want to keep you up to date with the steps Bagsdirect is taking
On the 25th May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation, known as GDPR, came into effect. GDPR imposes additional obligations on organisations and gives you extra rights around how your data is used.
We want you to know that Bagsdirect respects the information we hold on you and that we take the security of your information very seriously. Please see below our new policy and other information about how we handle your information.
Data protection policy
Context and overview
Bags Direct needs to gather and use certain information about individuals.
These can include customers, suppliers, business contacts, employees and other people the organisation has a relationship with or may need to contact.
This policy describes how this personal data must be collected, handled and stored to meet the company’s data protection standards — and to comply with the law.
Why this policy exists
This data protection policy ensures Bags Direct:
Data protection law
The Data Protection Act 1998 describes how organisations — including Bags Direct- must collect, handle and store personal information.
These rules apply regardless of whether data is stored electronically, on paper or on other materials.
To comply with the law, personal information must be collected and used fairly, stored safely and not disclosed unlawfully.
The Data Protection Act is underpinned by eight important principles. These say that personal data must:
This policy applies to:
It applies to all data that the company holds relating to identifiable individuals, even if that information technically falls outside of the Data Protection Act 1998. This can include:
Data protection risks
This policy helps to protect Bags Direct from some very real data security risks, including:
What information we collect when you shop with us and why?
When you buy goods from us, you are entering into a contract with us. You will need to set up a Bagsdirect Account before ordering from us, so we can set this up we will ask you to provide some personal information such as;
As an existing customer if you have shopped with us using a credit or debit card, or we have taken these details for a payment authorisation, we will securely collect and store this payment card information.
How do we use your information?
Data Protection says that we are allowed to use and share your personal data only where we have a proper reason to do so. The law says we must have one or more of these reasons and these are:
Bagsdirect do not send newsletters to cutsomers, the only emails we will send as a company are to confirm your order or provide information regarding your order.
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