Privacy Policy

Our privacy policy is set out below. By providing personal data to us via this website you consent to our processing of your data in accordance with this policy. Nothing in this privacy policy shall limit your statutory rights in relation to your personal data.

1 WHO WILL HOLD YOUR INFORMATION?
1.1 Your information will be held by Stock To Clear Limited (UK company no. 06228694), and our registered office is at 7 Hawkesworth Close, Northwood, Middlesex, HA6 2FT (“Stock To Clear”).
1.2 If the business of Stock To Clear is sold or integrated with another business your details may be disclosed to our advisors and any prospective purchasers and their advisors and will be passed on to the new owners of the business.
2 THE INFORMATION ABOUT YOU WHICH WE COLLECT
2.1 The information about you which we will collect may include:
2.1.1 Personal contact details such as name, address, contact telephone numbers, fax numbers and email address;
2.1.2 If you purchase a product from a seller on the Website we may collect additional information including billing information, credit card numbers and expiration date and tracking information from cheques or money orders (“Payment Information”).
2.1.3 Details about the products or services offered by the Website or our sellers in which you have expressed an interest; and
2.1.4 Information to assist in the operation of our services including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
2.1.5 If you advertise through the Website any information about your company, the products you are offering to supply or any other information you post on the Website (“Your Profile”).
3 THE INFORMATION WE HOLD ABOUT YOU
3.1 We may receive information about you directly from you when you submit information to us through our website (for example by filling in forms on the Website [or indicating that you would like to join our mailing list]). We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our website.
3.2 We may collect information about your computer and browsing actions by the use of Cookies (see clause 6 below).
3.3 If you contact us by telephone or in writing, we may keep a record of that correspondence or phone call.
3.4 In addition, we may receive your personal information from our direct marketing activities.
3.5 We may monitor or record communications with Stock To Clear in which you take part:
3.5.1 to assist us with the development of our services;
3.5.2 to train our staff;
3.5.3 if so requested by order of the Court, regulatory body or law enforcement organisation.
4 PURPOSES FOR WHICH WE HOLD AND USE YOUR INFORMATION
4.1 We may use your information for a number of purposes which are outlined below:
4.1.1 The provision of services to you:
4.1.1.1 To administer and maintain our records;
4.1.1.2 To ensure that our service continues to be the most appropriate service for your needs and that content from our website is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer;
4.1.1.3 To verify your identity and to respond to any query that you may raise with us; and
4.1.1.4 To fulfil any contractual obligations we have with you.
4.1.2 We reserve the right to send all customers of our services email communications from time to time regarding updates and changes to our services and any technical, administrative and legal notices important to our website which we consider essential.
4.1.3 We may share personal data with third party companies and organisations contracted to us to help supply, maintain or facilitate our website or services. These third parties may include (without limitation) IT support teams and our appointed advertising agencies..
4.1.4 We may also share information with sellers from whom you purchase goods. Sellers may be located outside of the European Economic Area (see (9) below).
4.1.5 Your profile is publically available on the Website and accessible by any interested user.
4.1.6 Marketing:
4.1.6.1 We may use your data to provide you with information about our services or seller’s products which may be of interest to you and we may contact you about these by post or telephone. If you are an existing customer, we will only contact you by electronic means (email) with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous enquiry or sale to you. If you are a new customer we will contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this. If you do not want us to use your data in this way, please tick the relevant box situated on the joining form on our website, or adjust the settings of your account in the [“My Account”] area of the website. If you prefer you may on or write to us at the address below.
4.1.7 Other purposes:
4.1.7.1 Your information may be used by Stock To Clear for the purpose of research and statistical analysis and internal customer service monitoring; and
4.1.7.2 Stock To Clear may disclose information to its subsidiary companies or to a Court, regulatory body or law enforcement agency.
4.1.8 The period of use of the personal data supplied by you will not be longer than we deem necessary but may, subject to clause 7.1.4, be unlimited.
5 KEEPING INFORMATION UP TO DATE AND SECURE
5.1 If any of the information that you have provided to Stock To Clear changes, for example if you change your email address or other contact details or if you wish to cancel your registration with Stock To Clear, please let us know the correct details by sending an email to us using this link or writing to us at the address below.
5.2 Stock To Clear is committed to protecting the security of your personal information and Payment Information. We have in place a level of security appropriate to the nature of the data and the harm that might result from a breach of security. However, all publicly accessible websites are susceptible to malicious practices, and we accept no liability if security is breached.
6 COOKIES
6.1 This website uses “cookies”. Cookies are small pieces of information which are sent by a website to your web browser and remain on your computer until they are deleted. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:
6.1.1 To estimate our audience size and usage pattern including the location of our users (country and city).
6.1.2 To store information about your preferences, and to allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests.
6.1.3 To speed up your searches.
6.1.4 To recognise you when you return to our site.
6.1.5 To recognise the type of browser you use.
6.1.6 To track the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns.
6.2 You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our site.
6.3 This website uses statistics software and Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
6.4 Please note that our advertisers and sellers may also use cookies, over which we have no control. Advertisers, sellers and other third party websites which are linked to this site may process your personal data in accordance with their own policies and procedures.
7 YOUR RIGHTS
7.1 You may have certain rights under the Data Protection Act in relation to the information that we hold about you. These rights include the rights set out below:
7.1.1 You are entitled to have access to your personal data. You may request by writing to Stock To Clear (at the address given below), details of your information which we hold and the purposes for which it is held. We will provide this information within 40 days of your request, subject to any routine processing continuing between that time and the time of response. You may be charged a reasonable fee (as permitted by the Data Protection Act 1998) for this information.
7.1.2 You are entitled to request that Stock To Clear stop using information about you for the purpose of direct marketing (i.e. the communication to you (by whatever means) of any advertising or marketing material);
7.1.3 You are entitled to require us to ensure that no decision taken by or on behalf of Stock to Clear and which significantly affects you is based solely on the automated processing of your information, for the purpose of evaluating such matters as, for example, your creditworthiness, reliability or conduct; and
7.1.4 You are entitled to require a correction of errors in the personal information held about you. If we disagree that information is inaccurate you are entitled to apply to ask the court for an order that such erroneous information be rectified, blocked, destroyed, or erased.
8 SELLERS
By making a purchase from a seller you consent to the transfer of such personal data to that seller as you provide to them. Sellers may have their own privacy policies for which we are not responsible. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are content for sellers to process your personal data in accordance with their own policies and procedures.
9 YOUR CONSENT AND CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY
By submitting your information you consent to the use of that information as set out in this policy. If we change our privacy policy we will post the changes on this page and may place notices on other pages of the website, so that you may be aware of the information we collect and how we use it at all times.
10 CONTACT DETAILS FOR STOCK TO CLEAR
If you would like to contact us with any queries or comments regarding our privacy policy, please send an email using this link or write to: The Data Protection Officer, Stock To Clear Limited, 7 Hawkesworth Close, Northwood, Middlesex, HA6 2FT