Who we are
We are Cornerstone Books. Our website address is: https://cornerstonebooks.org.uk.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
We only collect personal data essential to fullfilling any orders placed through our website shop eg. your order and delivery contact details. Online payment is handled off site by a respected 3rd party gateway (Stripe). We do not see, collect or store your payment or credit card details etc.
If you use our website contact form, your message will be emailed directly to us. No user data or contact details are stored on the website. We will read your message and use your contact details to reply if required. We may retain your message on our office systems for future reference.
Our contact form includes an opt-in subscription where you may request to be included in our email newsletter service. Subscribers can request to be removed from this service / database at any time.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of data, stored in text files, that are stored on your computer or other device when websites are loaded in a browser.
They are widely used on most websites to ‘remember’ you and your preferences, either for a single visit through a ’session cookie’ or for multiple repeat visits using a ‘persistent cookie’. They ensure a consistent and efficient experience for visitors, and perform essential functions such as allowing users to register and remain logged in. Our Website only uses a small number of First Party Session (non persistent) Cookies in order to aid online your online ordering experience.
Cookies used by this website
Our ecommerce system (Woocommerce) may use a limited number of cookies to aid purchasing and cart totals and checkout. These are “First Party Session” cookies which expire once the customer browser has been closed. They do not contain any personal information and are not viewed or shared with anyone.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. social media feeds, videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
We do not employ any analytics or third party advertising on our website.
Who we share your data with
We do not sell or share your data with anyone else.
How long we retain your data
We retain data regarding online orders for a maximum period of 3 months, after which time it is automatically erased from the website database. We do keep copies of all transactions within our head office for legal reasons such as business accounts.
What rights you have over your data
If you have placed an order through our website, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us.
You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
We process your data in order to fullfill orders and manage our email newsletter through our website admin and at our head office only.
Your contact information
How we protect your data
We have taken all reasonable security measures to protect our website and your data. Our website software is kept up to date and is protected by the Wordfence Security System.
What data breach procedures we have in place
In the unlikely event of a significant data breach, we undertake to inform any affected customers within 78 hours via email.