Privacy and Cookies

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.

By using this website and/or providing your data and/or information, you consent to the use of your data and information as described and/or referred to in this privacy and cookie policy


  1. What information do we collect?

    We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:

    1. information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views, and website navigation;
    2. any other information that you choose to send to us;

    Before you disclose to us the personal information of another person, you must obtain that person's consent to both the disclosure and the processing of that personal information in accordance with the terms of this privacy policy.

  2. Cookies

    A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.

    We may use both "session" cookies and "persistent" cookies on the website. Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.

    We will use the session cookies to: keep track of you whilst you navigate the website; keep track of items in your shopping basket; prevent fraud and increase website security; and other uses. We will use the persistent cookies to: enable our website to recognise you when you visit; keep track of your preferences in relation to your use of our website; and other uses.

    We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users' computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information. Google's privacy policy is available at: www.google.com/privacypolicy.html

    Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies. For example, in Internet Explorer (version 9) you can refuse all cookies by clicking "Tools", "Internet options", "Privacy", and selecting "Block All Cookies" using the sliding selector. Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including this one.

  3. Using your personal information

    Personal information submitted to us via this website will be used for the purposes specified in this privacy policy or in relevant parts of the website.

    We may use your personal information to:

    1. send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;
    2. send you marketing communications relating to our business which we think may be of interest to you, by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (and you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications);
    3. deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website;
    4. keep the website secure and prevent fraud;

    We will not, without your express consent, provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.

  4. Disclosures

    We may disclose your personal information to any of our employees, officers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy policy.

    We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group of companies (this means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and all its subsidiaries) insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy policy.

    In addition, we may disclose your personal information:

    1. to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
    2. in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;
    3. in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);

    Except as provided in this privacy policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.

  5. Security of your personal information

    We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

    You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

  6. Policy amendments

    We may update this privacy policy from time to time by posting a new version on our website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes.

  7. Your rights

    You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you. Provision of such information will be subject to:

    1. the payment of a fee (currently fixed at GBP 10); and
    2. the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity.

    We may withhold such personal information to the extent permitted by law.

  8. Third party websites

    If the website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.

  9. Contact

    If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal information, please write to us by email to: hello@occumen.co.uk or by post to: The Courtyard, 38 Alexandra Road, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 1HU United Kingdom

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