Legal Mention

Terms of use

– Our promise to you
• Tees Limited respects, and is committed to protecting, your privacy and will only process your personal information in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998, the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 (as amended) and any other UK privacy legislation in force from time to time.
• Tees Limited does not sell, rent or loan any information that identifies you to any third party without your consent. Tees Limited may use reputable partners, suppliers or agencies to process your personal information on our behalf: but we will only do so where Tees Limited strict instructions on the processing of data and security are met.
• The personal information you give to us may be shared within the Tees Limited group of companies and, for those who order online, with our agents and other third parties who need your information to enable your order to be delivered.
• To prevent fraud and ensure that your credit, debit or charge card is not being used without your consent, we will validate name, address and other personal information supplied by you during the order process against appropriate third party databases. In performing these checks personal information provided by you may be disclosed to a registered Credit Reference Agency which may keep a record of that information. This is done only to confirm your identity; a credit check is not performed. If false or inaccurate information is provided and fraud is suspected details will be retained by the Credit Reference Agency and may be passed to fraud preventing agencies
• Tees Limited would like to share your information with any new businesses that it may develop in the future, either on its own or with others. This website will be updated should we develop joint ventures or companies going forward.
• Any information you give to Tees Limited is held with the utmost care and security.
What information we collect
• When you visit our Website we collect two types of information:
1. Personal information such as your name, address, telephone number and email address as provided by you when you; register, enter a competition, use forums, or place an order with us and enter your payment card details.
2. Information such as your computer’s IP address and anonymous information collected from cookies when you are browsing our website to help us understand how to improve our website and services to you.

Cookie Policy

We use a feature of your internet browser called a ‘cookie’ on the Tees Limited website. We do not use ‘cookies’ to retrieve personal information about you from your computer. We will only gain such information if you have knowingly and willingly provided such information to us.

– What is a cookie?
A ‘cookie’ is a very small piece of information in the form of a text file placed on your computer hard drive by lots of the websites that you visit. ‘Cookies’ allow us to help you get the best out of your visit to the website and improve your user experience, for instance by remembering that you have visited before. They can also be used to make sure that the advertising you see is relevant to you.
For further information about ‘cookies’ please visit www.allaboutcookies.org

In this policy we have used the following categories of ‘cookies’
• Strictly Necessary cookies
• Performance
• Functionality
• Targeting

This categorisation has been defined by The International Chamber Of Commerce (UK).

– Guide to Disabling ‘Cookies’ using Web Browsers

Safari

1. Go to the Safari menu.
2. Click on the Preferences.
3. Click the ‘Security’ tab.
4. Under ‘Accept Cookies’, set it to accept, reject, or selectively accept cookies.

Firefox 3.0+

1. Click on ‘Tools’ in the menu bar
2. Click on ‘Options…’
3. Click on ‘Privacy’ Tab in the top section
4. From the drop down box select ‘Use custom setting for history’
5. Un -tick the box that says ‘Accept Cookies From sites’
6. Click OK and Close the screen.

Internet Explorer 7.0+

1. Click on ‘Tools’ in the menu bar
2. Click on ‘Options’
3. Click on ‘Privacy’ Tab on top section
4. Click on the ‘Advanced” button
5. Select ‘Prompt’ for both ‘First party cookies’ and ‘Third Party Cookies’
6. Click OK and Close the screen.

Google Chrome 8.0+

1. Click to ‘Tools Menu’
2. Click on ‘Options’
3. Click on ‘Under the Bonnet’
4. Click on ‘Cookie Setting’ button and tick ‘Block all third-party cookies without exception’
5. Close the screen.