Accomable understands the importance of keeping information about you confidential and secure. We therefore make it our priority to ensure that we look after your information and use it responsibly.
- Who controls your information?
- What information do we collect and how?
- How do we use your information?
- Who do we share your information with and why?
- Transfers outside the UK
- How do we keep your personal information secure?
- How can you control your personal information?
1. Who controls your information?
Information collected by us is controlled by Disability Horizons Limited (trading as Accomable.com) (‘Accomable, ‘we’, and ‘us’) with its registered office at 28 Rennie Court, 11 Upper Ground, London SE1 9LP.
2. What information do we collect and how?
The information we collect may include your personal information, in other words information capable of identifying you as a particular individual, such as your name, telephone number, email address, place of work, transactions with us, postings to and use of our site, and credit card of other financial information.
What exact information we collect about you, if any, will depend on how you use our services. You can browse many pages on our website without the need to supply any personal information.
Accomable may collect personal information about you in the following circumstances:
When you purchase any products and/or services that may be offered for sale by us or through our website or apps: You provide us with your name, credit card details, including card number, card type, cardholder name, expiry date, billing address and delivery details when you place an order through our website or other channel.
When you register to receive our newsletters or other marketing material or update your preferences in our preferences centre: You provide us with your email address, name and other relevant information to enable us to tailor our direct non-transactional communications with you. Our newsletters and marketing material will contain information on how to unsubscribe, in the usual fashion.
When you participate in any competitions, questionnaires and surveys that we may run: When you complete questionnaires, surveys or competition entry forms you provide us with your personal information including your name, street address, email address and other information we might request.
When you contact us or our customer services personnel: When you contact us by email, phone or post, for example dealing with our customer service personnel, you provide us with your personal information such as name, email address etc. In addition, we may record any of your calls to us.
From third party sources, for example credit checking agencies: We reserve the right to request information about you from other sources where relevant, for example from credit reference agencies to guard against fraud, or we may receive your address and delivery information from third parties engaged for record correction purposes.
3. How do we use your information?
Accomable will use your information to provide you with a dynamic, personalised and secure service to offer you a truly rewarding online experience. In particular, we will use your information for the following general purposes as long as you have given us your consent:
For registering your account with Accomable: We will use the information that you provide to us when you register as a member on the website to set up and maintain your account. We will send you a confirmation email notifying you that your account has been set up. We may also obtain information about you from other sources and add this to your account profile for example, updated delivery details from couriers.
For fulfilling orders: When you place an order for products or services via the website or other distribution channels, we will use your information to process the requested transaction, fulfil your order and provide you with the products and services you expect.
For responding to your queries: We may use your customer information to respond to your queries for example, about an order or problems logging on, navigating the website or accessing your account. In order to address your query you may be contacted by email, over the telephone, or other communication method by a member of one of our customer services teams. We may contact you via email, phone or other communication channel to respond to suggestions you may send to us (for example about our website, products and services) and to assess and announce the results of surveys, competitions and other contests you may have participated in. We may record any of our telephone calls with our users. Some information including e-mails received by Accomable may be used by us for testimonials, though your personal information, such as e-mail address or contact details, will never be used by us for this purpose without your consent.
For internal operations and analysis: We may also use your personal information for internal administration, analysis and quality assurance purposes, including fraud prevention. We use your personal information to help us guard against fraud.
4. Who do we share your information with and why
Third party suppliers and group companies: Accomable may engage other group companies and/or carefully selected third party partners, including service providers, joint venture partners and outsource providers to perform various functions on our behalf. To the extent required to perform such functions on our behalf, these companies may process your personal information. Such functions may include providing products and services, processing payments, providing search results, communicating with you, including providing customer service, via telephone, email, post or otherwise and, with your consent, for promotional activities.
Please note that our group companies and third party suppliers may be established in countries that might not offer a level of protection for your personal information that is equivalent to the one offered in your country of residence. However, we will endeavour to protect all personal information we collect from you.
Business sale or restructuring: Like any other organisation, from time to time Accomable may restructure its business operations by selling one or more of its businesses (or part of a business) to a buyer either within or outside the Accomable group. In such transactions, your personal information could be transferred as part of the relevant sale.
Compliance with laws and regulations: We may disclose your personal information to third parties, such as official bodies and our professional advisers, as far as we believe it is necessary (i) to comply with relevant laws, orders or regulations; (ii) to enforce our customer terms and conditions of use or other contractual agreements; and (iii) to protect the property and other rights of Accomable, its group companies, customers and others (for example, in any way relating to protection against fraudulent activities).
Credit reference agencies and payment processors: When you purchase any products or services offered on or through our website, we may pass certain personal information which you provide to us (for example, your name, credit card, billing address details) to third party credit reference agencies, payment processors or other third parties for the specific purpose of verifying that information. If your personal information cannot be satisfactorily verified (for example, your stated billing address does not match your credit card details), we will contact you to notify you that your purchase request has not been confirmed and to request corrected details, if they can be provided, before we can process your order.
5. Transfers outside the UK
6. How do we keep your personal information secure?
We use leading technological and security measures (electronic, physical and procedural) to ensure the safety and confidentiality of your personal information through collection, storage and disclosure. Such measures include maintaining a secure encryption based transmission system, intrusion detection and prevention software and virus protection software in respect of personal information. Other than as strictly required by our payment providers and by our credit card companies to process payments, Accomable will reveal only the last 5 digits of your stored credit card number to authorised personnel only.
7. How can you control your personal information?
Accomable understands that it is important that you have control over your personal information. You can view and change your account settings and information, at any time by accessing your account and updating the details. If you do not want to receive special offers and promotional communications from Accomable you can use the unsubscribe link at the bottom of emails you receive from us.
If you have any queries about our use of your data or our communications with you, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org.