When you shop at Brownells.co.uk we need your personal information to be able to carry out transactions, shipping and optimising our customer service. We are required to keep the information in connection with accounting, tax handling and any warranty / return handling. This history is not deleted. For security reasons we also store the IP address used to register the order.
Personal Information to Third Parties
Brownells UK use third party service providers. Personal information obtained through the use of our services is stored with third party service providers inside and outside the EU.
Brownells UK does not sell personal information to any unauthorised third parties, nor do we exchange or disseminate such information. Outsiders may only gain access to the information if this is required to perform specific services for Brownells or if such disclosure is complied with by law. In such cases, strict agreements are entered into to ensure information security. In addition, Brownells will always decide how processing of the information will take place. The website uses Google Analytics, Zendesk and Addthis.
Brownells UK at the General Manager level is responsible for the processing of personal data as described above.
Brownells on Social Media
Brownells uses social media such as Facebook and Instagram. When using these media, their guidelines apply.
Payment by card
Card payments on brownells.co.uk are handled by WorldPay and Brownells does not have or can store card numbers.
What are cookies and what are they used for?
What information is stored?
The cookies will contain information about: IP address, selected browser, operating systems, which broadband provider you use, as well as data on visited subpages and date / time of visit. We never store information that can identify the user.
How can I avoid using Cookies?
If you want to avoid using cookies, you can set your browser to not accept cookies automatically. See the browser's help pages for settings. Please note that if you choose to exclude cookies, some of the features on brownells.co.uk will not work.
We use information collected through Google Analytics to map our visitor use of our web shop. Visitors can, through the links below, opt-in or opt-out to our use of goole analytics.
Deactivate Google Analytics tracking of your movements in our Web Shop (OPT-OUT).
Activate Google Analytics tracking of your movements in our Web Shop (OPT-IN).
The information will never be disclosed or made available to third parties outside our group. Outsiders can only get access to the information if this is required to perform specific services for Brownells.
CSI Watchdog Elite
Is intended to identify restricted persons and companies. The purpose is for Brownells to avoid selling products to persons or companies that Brownells are not allowed to.
Is a cloud based Compliance Watch List Screening Software that checks personal data related to all orders placed against lists of people or companies Brownells does not have a permission to sell goods to. The personal data transferred and processed are first name, last name, country, city, zip code, street address, company and birth date. Personal data that does not produce a match in the watch lists are deleted. If matched against a listing the data will be stored and manually processed. Affected orders might be cancelled.
The Trustami seal of trust is integrated on our website to display the collected ratings and social media feedback. This serves to implement our legitimate interests in optimal marketing of our offer on our own website in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. When the Trustami trust seal is called up, the web server automatically saves data (access data) in the form of a server log file that contains the name of the accessed website, the file, the date and time of access, your IP address in abbreviated form, the amount of data transferred , which contains a message about a successful retrieval, the browser type, the user's operating system, the referrer URL (of the previously visited page) and the requesting provider. This access data is not evaluated and automatically overwritten no later than seven days after the end of your visit to the site. The Trustami seal of trust and the services advertised with it are an offer from Trustami GmbH, Bamberger Straße 40, 10779 Berlin. The Trustami data protection declaration at www.trustami.com/datenschutz applies to the processing of the data collected by Trustami.
Use of APSIS ONE
Through the marketing tool "APSIS ONE" (a product of Efficy) we analyze, with the help of cookies and log files, the search and usage behaviour of our website visitors and newsletter subscribers. Personal data such as: Name, email address and phone number, are only collected and permanently assigned to a user after he has given us his unambiguous consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 a GDPR, via our cookie banner. In addition to the analysis of user behaviour, newsletters are also sent via APSIS ONE. This also takes place only after your unambiguous consent (the subscription to the newsletter). We store your data for the entire duration of the given consent. In order to contradict the analysis of the user behaviour, please delete the corresponding browser cookies. You can find out which cookies are involved on the following website: https://help.apsis.one/en/articles/7851666-about-the-tracking-script#h_8ce1527821
Use of APSIS PRO
Through the marketing tool "APSIS PRO" (a product of Efficy) we send transactional emails after a purchase in our store. Personal data such as name, address, email address and phone number are, after the completion of an order, collected and processed according to Art. 6 para. 1 b GDPR. We store your data for at least 10 years, according to “UK GDPR Article 5(1)(e)”. The collected data may be transferred to APSIS / Efficy if necessary. For more information on the data protection of APSIS PRO, please visit the following website: https://apsis.com/about-us/policies/privacy-policy