Privacy Policy

Please be assured that Barkers (Northallerton) Ltd is absolutely committed to ensuring that your privacy is secure.

Personal Information

When you use this website, we may collect, store and use the following kinds of data:

  • Information about your PC and your visits to this website such as your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of pages view.
  • Information relating to any transactions carried out between you and Barkers on or in relation to this website, including information relating to any purchases you make of our goods and/or services.
  • Information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us and allowing us to send you email notifications and/or newsletters.

Barkers would like to stress that information of this nature is used only to enhance the customer shopping experience of the website.

Using Your Personal Information

Personal data submitted to us will be used for the purposes specified in this section or as found elsewhere in the relevant parts of the website. We may use your personal information to :

  • Administer the website.
  • Improve your browsing experience by developing and improving the design and layout of the website, through monitoring of your usage.
  • Process your orders.
  • Provide you with information such as news regarding the website, new services and special offers or promotions that may be of interest to you (see also 'Keeping In Touch With You'). 

Data Protection

Barkers uses the latest in Secure Server Technology (SSL-128bit encryption) to ensure that all of your personal and transactional information is protected to the highest standards. We never make your personal details available to companies other than Barkers for marketing purposes. Barkers (Northallerton) Ltd is registered with the Information Comissioners Office as a Data Controller. We will comply with the standard, procedures and requirements as laid down in the Data Protection Acts 1984 and 1998 to ensure that your personal data is kept secure and processed as required by the various laws in force from time-to-time.

Cookies

When you enter this website we will use cookies. Cookies are tiny text files that identify your computer to our server. These cookies in no way allow us access to your computer and do not store any details relating to you or your credit cards. They are used to record the areas of the site that you have visited and for how long, which provides us with useful usage information that helps us make our site more accessible to our customers in line with their needs. You may also see Barkers adverts and content on other websites. For these adverts, our third party providers may use cookies so that Barkers can monitor whether you see the adverts, click on them and buy from our website. Cookies are placed on your computer if your browser is set to allow these. If you wish to 'turn off' cookies, then please check your browser's help files for guidance on how to do so. The Help section is usually found in the Menu bar at the top of the browser. Some browsers provide help if the F1 key is pressed. However, you may lose some of the functionality of this website.

Keeping In Touch With You

We would like to keep you up to date with key information about new ranges, promotional offers and what's coming soon to Barkers' stores. We may also use your details to send you information about other goods and services we sell or for our research purposes. If you have registered to receive email newsletters from us, you can remove your email address from our list by using the 'unsubscribe' links in the emails we send you.

Third Parties

Your personal information will not be disclosed to third parties. The UK Data Protection Act and consumer legislation requires that we do not release your personal information to any external company for mailing or marketing purposes unless we have your prior approval.

Credit Card Security

Barkers (Northallerton) Ltd accepts major credit and debit cards including Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, Solo and Delta through our payment service provider SagePay. All credit card details are secured with 128-bit encrypted sessions and all sensitive information is stored on a heavily encrypted database that is protected by multiple government approved firewalls.

Policy Amendments:

We may update our policies from time-to-time by posting a new version on our website. Please check our policy pages occassionaly to ensure that you are happy with any changes. Please contact us for a copy of our Privacy Policy.

Cookie Policy

We may collect information about your computer, including your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and in order to create reports. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

The only cookies in use on our site are for Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a web analytics tool that helps website owners understand how visitors engage with their website. Google Analytics customers can view a variety of reports about how visitors interact with their website so that they can improve it.

Like many services, Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions as in our case, where they are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We then use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our site.

Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. These cookies are used to store information, such as the time that the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before and what site referred the visitor to the web page.

Google Analytics collects information anonymously. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit our site - for more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit this Google page.

Last Note
Be aware we also set the cookie 'weUseCookie' to store your consent when you browse our website.