Privacy and Cookie Policy

This Privacy and Cookie Policy explains how VKB FSC Europe uses personal information we collect and how you can limit our use of that personal data.

1. What information do we gather?

1.1 We gather information that relates to, and can identify you (e.g. your name and address) and information that does not identify you (e.g. a visitor’s behaviour patterns when they visit our website).

We collect information that does not identify you to evaluate our site, ensure that our site and services run properly.

We might also collect your IP address through the placement of cookies (see sections 6 and 7 on cookies and their management, below).

2. How do we gather information?

2.1 Information is gathered in two ways:

(1) indirectly (e.g. using website technology); and

(2) directly (e.g. when you buy anything in our store, sign up for newsletters or you otherwise provide your information when you interact with us).

3. How do you decide how you want to hear from us?

3.1 We always explain why and how we might contact you at the point you give your information to us. We also provide the means for you to grant or withhold your permission for us to contact you We do this by using opt-out tick boxes. If the boxes aren’t there, it’s because we will not use your information for any other purpose than that for which you give it (e.g. to administer a subscription or to place the order).

4. How we use your information

4.1 We might use your information to:

(1) remember you when you visit our website and track your browsing patterns by using cookies. ;

(2) ensure any products or services you receive are correctly administered, your order is delivered to right address and your Custom Office receives right information to process a shipment;

(3) contact you by email, mail, telephone or sms text message to let you know about any of our products, services or promotions (which, in some cases may be provided by third parties) but only according to the permissions you give us;

(4) ensure materials on the website or in apps are presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer or mobile device;

(5) collate and log numeric internet addresses to improve the website and to monitor website usage;

(6) assess and understand customer feedback and identify usage hotspots;

4.2 If you have subscribed to any of or services, we will use the information you provide to keep you updated on those services unless you have told us otherwise.

5. Accessing and updating your personal information

5.1 You can update your details and marketing preferences by accessing your account pages on the website or by emailing vkb@flightsimcontrols.com.

6. Cookies

6.1 A cookie is a small piece of information that is placed on your computer when you visit certain websites. 

6.2 We use service cookie that help us to make our website work as efficiently as possible; remember your registration and login details, remember your items placed to the shopping cart and remember some of your settings preferences.

7. Managing your cookies preferences

7.1 Most browsers allow you to turn off cookies. To do this look at the “help” menu on your browser. Switching off cookies may restrict your use of the website and/or delay or affect the way in which it operates.

8. Security

8.1 The password you provide when registering with the website is encrypted to ensure protection against unauthorised access to your personal information.

8.2 We invest in high-quality security and do our utmost to protect user privacy. No data transmission over the Internet can be entirely secure, and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information and/or use of the website. Any information that you send is at your own risk and may be read by others. However once we have received your personal information we use strict procedures to protect the security of your personal information.

9. Disclosing your information

9.1 We may disclose your personal information if we required to do so by law.

9.2 We never sell personal information, or pass it to third parties for marketing purposes without your permission.

10. Where we store your personal information

10.1 The personal information that we collect from you are stored and handled on the servers located in EU countries under EU legislation.

11. Changes to this Policy

11.1 If we change our Policy, we will post the changes on this page. Please check the website regularly for any changes to this Policy.

12. If you don’t feel we’re adhering to this Policy, what should you do?

12.1 If you believe that we have not adhered to this Policy, please notify us by email at vkb@flightsimcontrols.com and we will try to solve the problem promptly.

 

Published on Sep 27, 2016.