Privacy

How your data are used

PLEASE NOTE – This page is out-of-date and will be updated shortly to reflect the changes brought about by GDPR in 2018.

Silver Sirens uses sessions to store shopping basket items, and makes use of third-party software to look after the forum, site analytics and social media. Data about any purchases you make is stored along with the information submitted if you voluntarily sign up to the mailing list. This site uses "implied consent" to allow cookies - in other words, your continued use of the site counts as consent.

Forum

The forum uses open-source software from phpBB, which will set a cookie; this is also how you can log in to and personalise the site. The company has its own privacy policy here.

Social Media

The site embeds social media buttons, which need cookies to function. Here are the respective privacy policies for Facebook and Google.

Shopping Basket

Sessions are used to store shopping basket items. These will expire if you close your browser, or within a short space of time if you do not check out.

Purchases

A record is made of any purchases you make through the site, including your name and address. This information is also used to tailor email salutations and to anonymously generate the "people who viewed this DVD also viewed" suggestions. No credit or debit card details are kept as these are processed by PayPal.

Mailing List

If you decide to subscribe to email updates, your email address is stored along with the IP address of your computer (to help guard against unauthorsied sign-ups). You may unsubscribe at any time via the link included in the emails, or from the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any page on the site.

Analytics

Silver Sirens uses Google Analytics as a way of anonymously measuring visitors' use of the site. Here is the Google privacy policy.

Implied Consent

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) states on its cookies privacy page that "implied consent is a valid form of consent and can be used in the context of compliance with the revised rules on cookies." This is the consent that this website uses.

Making this Information Easily Available

Every page on the site has a link to this privacy policy and automated e-mails from the site are in the process of being updated to include the privacy policy overview. It is believed that Silver Sirens complies with the 2012 EU e-Privacy Directive.

Privacy policy version 1.0 effective 27th May, 2012.