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Privacy Policy


Auriella Ltd T/A Solar Buddies ( “we”, “our”, “us”) respect the privacy rights of its online visitors (“you”, “your”, “yours”) and recognise the importance of protecting the information collected about them. We have adopted a Privacy Policy that guides how we collect, store and use the information that you provide us with.

How We Store / Use Your Data:

In light of the GDPR legislation coming into force on 25th May 2018, the following document provides you with information regarding the storage and use of your data by Auriella Ltd T/A Solar Buddies.

Auriella Ltd T/A Solar Buddies uses your data in two ways:
– Operationally, in the form of capturing payments and delivering your order.
– Marketing, in the form of email marketing if you have provided permission for us to do so.

Please be advised of the following caveats to the storage and use of your data:
– None of the data you provide is used for any other reason than indicated in this document.
– At any point, you can request that your data is removed from our systems.
– We do not share data with any third parties, other than the ones indicated below.
– Your data is stored on a secure, protected server, and is removed and properly deleted once the data no longer serves a purpose within the organisation.

Storing and using your data for Operational purposes.
– Your data will only be used for the purposes of purchasing our products and subsequently receiving your product via home delivery.
– The data and information you provide will not be used for any other reason than this.
To complete an order, we do have to share your data with certain third parties indicated below:

For the purposes of delivering an order, depending on what items you have purchased:
– Royal Mail

For the purposes of capturing your payment, depending on which payment method you choose to use:
– PayPal
– Stripe

Please be assured that all of these third party companies are GDPR compliant.

Storing and using your data for Marketing purposes.
We only collect your data in the form of an email address to be used for the purposes of email marketing, providing you with the latest Solar Buddies news, updates and offers.

This is subject to the following terms:

– Your email address will only be used if you have given expressed permission either by accepting marketing at the point of sale, by entering a competition or manually subscribing yourself through our website sign up forms.
– Our mailing lists are set up to offer a double opt-in feature, to ensure your consent is absolute.
– Your email address will only be used to send you relevant updates about Solar Buddies.
– Your email address will never be shared with other companies or third parties, unless you have given expressed permission.
– You can request to leave our mailing list at any time, by either contacting us directly using the information below, or by clicking ‘unsubscribe’ on the next or previous email you receive.
– Upon purchase, you are given the option of accepting email marketing but this is an action on your behalf; we do not use any pre-accepted tools, such as a pre-ticked box, that you might miss.

If you have any questions about your data and how we use it, please do not hesitate to contact us on hello@solarbuddies.co.uk or via telephone on 0800 177 7116.

If you are under 18, we require that you inform a parent or guardian about Solar Buddies Privacy Policy as well as requiring their consent to the Privacy Policy before registering with Solar Buddies or placing and order with Solar Buddies

The following information is provided by Solar Buddies to enable our online visitors to be fully informed of our Privacy Policies. By visiting Solar Buddies, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

  • (a) Exactly what personal information may be collected and by what means
  • (b) Other information we collect through our services
  • (c) What about Cookies
  • (d) How this information may be used, including anyone it might be shared with
  • (e) Opt-in and opt-out provisions
  • (f) How you can access and, if necessary, change the personal information Auriella Ltd T/A Solar Buddies maintains
  • (g) Safeguarding your personally identifiable data
  • (h) Where and how to ask questions or file complaints
  • (i) Your consent

Please note that this policy applies to Auriella Ltd T/A Solar Buddies  but not to websites maintained by other companies or organisations to which we link. Please ensure that you read the Privacy Policy of such other companies or organisations before submitting any personal information. Furthermore, from time to time Auriella Ltd T/A Solar Buddies may employ third party business partners to collect personal information on Auriella Ltd T/A Solar Buddies behalf. In such cases, these third parties will be subject to confidentiality agreements and instructed by Auriella Ltd T/A Solar Buddies to fully comply with the Auriella Ltd T/A Solar Buddies Privacy Policy as set forth herein.

(a) Exactly what personal information may be collected about you and by what means?
Auriella Ltd T/A Solar Buddies collects personal information in several ways directly from its online visitors when they order for themselves, or when they register for a service offered by Auriella Ltd T/A Solar Buddies. If an order is placed with us, we need to hold personal information including your name, email address, phone numbers, home address, shipping address(es), credit card billing address(es) and birth date so that we can process and fulfil your orders. Credit card details are entered directly into Paypal or Stripe systems and are neither transmitted nor held on Auriella Ltd T/A Solar Buddies systems. In certain instances we may be required to collect and store additional data including credit card details. This will only be done with your explicit consent. Additionally we may also obtain information as a result of authentication or identity checks. Sometimes we may ask for your telephone number. This number may be given to our courier for delivery services. These details allow us to process your order and to let you know the status of your order.

(b) Other information we collect through our services
As a user of our services, we may collect non-personal data about use of the website, such as pages visited, times and volume of use of the services as well as Traffic Data. Traffic data includes logs, details of networks, time of log-on or access, length of sessions and similar systems data.

(c) What about cookies?
Our site uses cookies to keep track of how often you visit our site, the contents of your shopping cart, previous purchases and to deliver content specific to your interests. (A cookie is a piece of information that is stored on your computer’s hard drive by your web browser which tracks your movements within websites.) Most browsers are automatically set to accept cookies but usually you can alter the settings of your browser to prevent automatic acceptance. If you choose not to receive cookies, you may still use most of the features of our website, including the ability to purchase items.

(d) How this information may be used, including anyone it might be shared with
Auriella Ltd T/A Solar Buddies may use your personal information for the processing of orders, payments and to provide you with a personalised shopping experience. We will also use your details to fulfil and deliver your orders and manage your account. Your personal information may also be checked with credit agencies to prevent fraud. Where there is a legal obligation to do so, we may disclose your information to any relevant regulatory body.
When you register with Solar Buddies, you will be asked if you want to subscribe to our update service. If you choose to opt-in for this service, the information you provide will allow us to alert you to new products, features and enhancements; special offers; upgrade opportunities; contests and events of interest. Similarly, if you choose to opt-in for this service, from time-to-time we will use the information you provide to promote the products and services of our business partners. We do collate statistical information about site traffic, sales and other commercial information which we may pass on to trusted third parties but these statistics do not include any information which can identify you personally. We see this as a value-added service helping you to find useful products or services. We strive to limit use of your information to those offers that we think you would appreciate receiving. Finally, we may use your personal information for our internal marketing and demographic studies, together with non-personal data to monitor customer patterns so we can consistently improve our site design to better meet our visitors’ needs. If we change our policy on disclosure to others, we will inform you and give you the choice of opting out.

(e) Opt-In and Opt-Out Provision
When you register, we will provide a link to the Privacy Policy and consent button for the collection of your personal data.  At all times, we will offer you the opportunity to opt-out of any service to which you have subscribed. Any e-mail we send you will contain an easy automated opt-out link so that you can opt-out of that particular mailshot. Simply follow the indications in the e-mail. In particular, you can opt-out from having your personally identifiable information shared with our business partners or Auriella Ltd T/A Solar Buddies subsidiaries (except as required by law, court order, or as requested by other government or law enforcement authority or as may be required to deliver your purchases). It is not the Company’s current policy to share its customers’ personal details with third parties other than as stated herein.
Should you choose to have your name and personal data removed from our database all together, you can do so via our contact us page.

(f) How you can access and, if necessary, change your personal information maintained by Solar Buddies
If for any reason you are concerned that the personal information maintained by Auriella Ltd T/A Solar Buddies is not correct, please visit the web site and, after logging into the site using the “Sign In” menu on the home page; your personal information will be made available for review and change in the “My Account” section. Only you, and/or upon request from you, the Customer Care department can access your personal data from the website using your password and User ID. Information may be changed online within My Details, & Shipping Details, Alternatively you may contact us via email, tel or by post.

(g) Safeguarding your personally identifiable information
We will only collect personally identifiable information to the extent deemed reasonably necessary to serve you in view of our legitimate business purposes as set out above, and we will use our best endeavours to maintain appropriate safeguards to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of the information you have provided us with. When you place an order or access your account information, we use a Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption which encrypts your information before it is sent to us to protect it from unauthorised use. In addition, we will take reasonable steps to ensure that third party business partners to whom we transfer any data will provide sufficient protection of that personal information.

(h) Where and how to ask questions or file complaints
If you require further information about our Privacy Policy, please go to the Contact Us section of the web site

(i) Your consent
By visiting www.solarbuddies.co.uk, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

Last updated: May 25th 2018


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