Privacy & Policy

Welcome to bengalhut.com. Your privacy means a lot to us and we always try to do our best to protect your privacy. Read this page to know about our Privacy & Policy.

This page explains how we gather information, use and disclose (under certain situations). This Privacy & Policy clarifies how we protect your data and by visiting https://bengalhut.com , you accept the policy described on this page.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We may collect various pieces of information if you seek to place an order for a product with us on the Site.

We collect, store and process your data for processing your purchase on the Site and any possible later claims, and to provide you with our services. We may collect personal information including, but not limited to, your title, name, gender, date of birth, email address, postal address, delivery address, mobile number, payment details, payment card details or bank account details.

We will use the information you provide to enable us to process your orders and to provide you with the services and information offered through our website and which you request. Further, we will use the information you provide to administer your account with us; verify and carry out financial transactions in relation to payments you make; audit the downloading of data from our website; improve the layout and/or content of the pages of our website and customize them for users; identify visitors on our website; carry out research on our users’ demographics; send you information we think you may find useful or which you have requested from us, including information about our products and services, provided you have indicated that you have not objected to being contacted for these purposes. Subject to obtaining your consent we may contact you by email with details of other products and services. If you prefer not to receive any marketing communications from us, you can opt out at any time.

We may pass your name and address on to a third party in order to make delivery of the product to you (for example to our courier or supplier). You must only submit to us the Site information which is accurate and not misleading and you must keep it up to date and inform us of changes.

Your actual order details may be stored with us but for security reasons cannot be retrieved directly by us. However, you may access this information by logging into your account on the Site. Here you can view the details of your orders that have been completed, those which are open and those which are shortly to be dispatched and administer your address details, bank details ( for refund purposes) and any newsletter to which you may have subscribed. You undertake to treat the personal access data confidentially and not make it available to unauthorized third parties. We cannot assume any liability for misuse of passwords unless this misuse is our fault.

How do we use your data

We may use your personal information for opinion and market research. Your details are anonymous and will only be used for statistical purposes. You can choose to opt out of this at any time. Any answers to surveys or opinion polls we may ask you to complete will not be forwarded on to third parties. Disclosing your email address is only necessary if you would like to take part in competitions. We save the answers to our surveys separately from your email address.

We may also send you other information about us, the Site, our other websites, our products, sales promotions, our newsletters, anything relating to other companies in our group or our business partners. If you would prefer not to receive any of this additional information as detailed in this paragraph (or any part of it) please click the ‘unsubscribe’ link in any email that we send to you. Within 7 working days of receipt of your instruction we will cease to send you information as requested. If your instruction is unclear we will contact you for clarification.

We may further anonymize data about users of the Site generally and use it for various purposes, including ascertaining the general location of the users and usage of certain aspects of the Site or a link contained in an email to those registered to receive them, and supplying that anonymized data to third parties such as publishers. However, that anonymized data will not be capable of identifying you personally.

Cookies

This website uses Cookies. By using this website, you are agreeing to this policy and consenting to https://bengalhut.com for the use of Cookies in accordance with the terms of this Cookie policy.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are used by your computer’s browser to store your preferences.  The information is sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.  This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers.

Cookies are simple text files, used to help navigate automatic logins, password authentication, shoppingcart functions, personal preference settings and a variety of other functions. Cookies make these functions smooth and hassle-free to the user.

There are two main kinds of Cookies: Session Cookies and Persistent Cookies. Session Cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas Persistent Cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.

 Are Cookies Safe?

Cookies are harmless. They cannot introduce viruses on your computer.

Cookies don’t search your computer for information. Cookies register the information you provide through your browser. Information stored by Cookies is usually encoded; it is protected from potential computer hackers by security features.

A Cookie will simply remember your information on the website to save you time. Cookies only store the information you provide. A Cookie cannot “grab” your email address. A Cookie can store your email address on the website—if you have typed in your email address; a Cookie stores all information you voluntarily give when you visit a website.

Google Cookies & How we use it

Bengalhut.com uses Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website.  Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of Cookies, which are stored on the user’s computer.  The generated information relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store and use this information.  

For more information, Google’s privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html

Bengalhut.com publishes interest-based advertisements by Google for the Bengalhut website. These are tailored by Google to reflect your search interests based on your browsing history. Google will track the user’s web activity in order to determine your interests and behaviour across the web using these Cookies.

We may use the information we obtain from your use of our Cookies for the following purposes:

  • to recognise your computer when you visit the website
  • to track you as you navigate the website, and to enable the use of any e-commerce facilities
  • to improve the website’s usability
  • to analyse the use of the website
  • in the administration of the website
  • to personalise the website for you, including targeting advertisements which may be of particular interest to you.

You can view, delete or add interest categories associated with your browser using Google’s Ads Preference Manager, available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/

Facebook & Other Cookies

Bengalhut.com also uses various social media and advertising platforms. Renowned platforms like Facebook, Twitter & many other sites use Cookies if the user has an account or uses those Services, including their website, android/iOS apps (whether or not you are registered or logged in), or visit other websites and apps that use their Services (including the Like/Call to Action button or their advertising tools).

Cookies help those platforms to provide, protect and improve their services, such as, personalizing the content, tailoring and measuring advertisements, and providing a safer and user friendly experience.

Refusing Cookies

Most browsers give you the option of enabling Cookies by notification of a “pop-up” message that says “Allow” or ”Don’t Allow”. However, blocking Cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of some websites, as many of the websites rely on the use of Cookies to ensure a smooth and hassle-free running of their systems.

Browsers such as the Internet Explorer, Firefox or Chrome wholly or partially allow their users to refuse Cookies.

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept Cookies. For example:

  • Internet Explorer lets you refuse all Cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all Cookies” using the sliding selector;
  • Firefox lets you block all Cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, and un-checking “Accept Cookies from sites” in the “Privacy” box.
  • Google Chrome lets you adjust your cookie permissions by clicking “Options”, “Under the hood”, Content Settings in the “Privacy” section. Click on the Cookies tab in the Content Settings.
  • Safari lets you block Cookies by clicking “Preferences”, selecting the “Privacy” tab and “Block Cookies”.

To find your browser and its Cookie settings, please visit https://www.aboutCookies.org/how-to-control-Cookies/.

Deleting Cookies

You can also delete Cookies already stored on your computer:

  • Internet Explorer lets you must manually delete cookie files;
  • Firefox lets you delete Cookies by, first ensuring that Cookies are to be deleted when you “clear private data” (this setting can be changed by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Settings” in the “Private Data” box) and then clicking “Clear private data” in the “Tools” menu.
  • Google Chrome lets you adjust your cookie permissions by clicking “Options”, “Under the hood”, Content Settings in the “Privacy” section. Click on the Cookies tab in the Content Settings.
  • Safari lets you delete Cookies by clicking “Preferences”, selecting the “Privacy” tab and “Remove All Website Data”.

Third Party Policy

We may pass your details to other companies affiliated with us only for the purpose of providing you better service. We may somewhat pass your details to our agents and subcontractors to help with analyzing data and providing us with marketing or customer service assistance. We may also use third parties to assist us with delivering products to you and to help us to collect payments from you. In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us. However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.

Security

We have in place appropriate technical and security measures to prevent unauthorized or unlawful access to or accidental loss of or destruction or damage to your information. When we collect data through the Site, we collect your personal details on a secure server. We use firewalls on our servers. Our security procedures mean that we may occasionally request proof of identity before we disclose personal information to you. You are responsible for protecting against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer.

Your rights

If you are concerned about your data you have the right to request access to the personal data which we may hold or process about you. You have the right to require us to correct any inaccuracies in your data free of charge. At any stage you also have the right to ask us to stop using your personal data for direct marketing purposes. Email us at [email protected] for more information.