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Data Protection Policy

1. Our Websites
This website, associated sites, and owners are very careful of user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect all data throughout and after visits.

2. Use of cookies
What are cookies?
Cookies can't be eaten! They are small files saved to the user's computer’s hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website.

What do we use cookies for?
Cookies are used to remember personal settings you have chosen on our website. Like order information added to the shopping cart allowing it to be available at a latter time, before checkout. Most cookies we set are automatically deleted from your computer when you leave our website - and about once a week, we delete all stored cookies to make our online shop run smoothly. You can also delete them yourself on your local computer.

If you came to our website from a Google or Bing search, cookies are used to monitor keyword usage. In no other context do we use cookies to collect information that identifies you personally.

3. Personal Information
If you order anything on our websites or join our newsletter you may provide personal information (name, address, email, account details, etc.). We use this to send goods, administer our website, client databases, and marketing material.

We will ensure that all personal information supplied is held securely in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679, as adopted into law of the United Kingdom in the Data Protection Act 2018. You have the right at any time to request a copy of the personal information we hold on you or for it to be deleted - just email nigel@mrbead.co.uk with your request.

Financial data, like credit card information, may be held by us of on a secure server for a maximum of 3-days, and then deleted.

4. Information Collection
We collect data when you order anything from us, join our newsletter, or send us an email. However, we will not retain your personal information longer than necessary. Legally we need to keep some data to resolve disputes, prevent fraud and abuse, or for bookkeeping.

How Long Do We Keep Your Data For?
To comply with accounting regulations, we may retain some data for 7 years.  However, you are free anytime to request us to delete whatever you wish as explained above.

5. MrBead Online Newsletter
If you no longer wish to receive our online newsletter or occasional postal mailings, please email
nigel@mrbead.co.uk with your request. You can also automatically delete yourself from our online newsletter here:

6. How To Contact Us?
Email
nigel@mrbead.co.uk any questions with your name - or to request our physical mailing address or telephone number either in the UK or Hong Kong.

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