What is our policy
What are cookies?
Cookies are tiny text files that are stored on the hard drive of your computer when you visit a website. These tiny files help you to navigate websites with ease and are used, not only by the websites you visit, but also by third-parties that the websites work with (such as advertisers and analytics agencies).
Cookies rarely involve using your personal information but they are widely used online and are a big contributor to the successful functionality of the internet today. Cookies enable customised features such as shopping baskets and user logins to work smoothly, giving you a better online experience.
You are in control of your own cookie permissions. Cookies will automatically have permission from your browser, but you’re able to edit these settings to block or allow: all cookies, certain types of cookies, or cookies from specific websites. Click the relevant link below to see how you can control cookies within your browser.
We respect your privacy and understand if you choose to disable cookies on the Onlinepoundstore website. However, it should be noted that this will affect the functionality and therefore your overall experience of our website.
What is our policy?
Our approach is to provide you with transparency and protect your privacy. We are therefore upfront and honest about the fact that we collect selected information from the users of our website. We do this to give you the best possible browsing experience, so you can enjoy using our website with speed and ease. We have the utmost respect for the privacy of all our users and use collected data responsibly, whilst ensuring it remains secure at all times.
Cookies we use
Onlinepoundstore uses two types of cookies; session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies take effect when you log on to our website. When you log off the session cookies end and are deleted. Persistent cookies don’t get deleted. None of our cookies collect any data that could identify you as an individual.
Strictly Necessary Cookies – These are crucial to the smooth running of our website. Disabling these cookies will ruin your online shopping experience; making you unable to add things to your shopping basket or make payments.
Performance Cookies – These are the cookies that collect anonymous data about users. They do this so that we can identify any issues with the design and functionality of our site and continue to improve it.
Functionality Cookies – These cookies do things like remember your username each time you visit the website, making using the website more convenient.
Targeting or Advertising Cookies – These are the cookies that tailor adverts to you based on what you have previously viewed. This is to make sure you see ads that are relevant to you as an individual. They can also help us to see how effective different advertising campaigns are, enabling us to constantly improve our efforts.
We may use third-party cookies from approved organisations on our website so that we can offer you a better range of services.
2. Information We May Collect From You
2.1 We may collect and process the following data about you:
2.1.1 information that you provide by filling in forms on our site www.onlinepoundstore.co.uk (“Site”). This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our Site, placing an order for our products or services, posting material or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information if you report a problem with our Site;
2.1.2 if you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence;
2.1.3 we may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them;
2.1.5 details of your visits to our Site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access or searches you carry out on our Site.
2.2 Poundworld.co.uk may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of third parties. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and cookie policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you use these websites or submit any personal data to these websites.
3. IP Addresses
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
5. Where We Store Your Personal Data
5.1 The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (EEA). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff may be engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your order, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services.
5.3 All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our Site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
5.4 Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Site; any transmission is at your own risk.
5.5 Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
6. Uses Made Of The Information
6.1 We use information held about you in the following ways:
6.1.1 to ensure that content from our Site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
6.1.2 to provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes;
6.1.3 to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us;
6.1.4 to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so; and
6.1.5 to notify you about changes to our service.
6.2 We may also use your data, or permit selected third parties to use your data, to provide you with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you and we or they may contact you about these by post or telephone.
6.3 If you are an existing customer, we will only contact you with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale to you. We may contact you by post, by telephone or by electronic means (e-mail or SMS).
6.4 If you are a new customer, and where we permit selected third parties to use your data, we (or they) will contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this.
6.5 If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please tick the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your data.
6.6 We do not disclose information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers, but we may provide them with aggregate information about our users. We may also use such aggregate information to help advertisers reach the kind of audience they want to target. We may make use of the personal data we have collected from you to enable us to comply with our advertisers’ wishes by displaying their advertisement to that target audience.
7. Disclosure Of Your Information
7.1 We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.
7.2 We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
7.2.1 in the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
7.2.2 if our company or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
7.2.3 if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our Use and other agreements; or to protect our rights, property, or safety of our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
7.3 We will not pass on your personal, credit or debit card details to any third party.
7.4 We will never ask for personal details via email. If you receive an unsolicited email that appears to be from us that is asking you for your log in or other personal details, please contact us immediately by emailing us at [email protected] .
8. Your Rights
8.1 You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at [email protected]8.2 Our Site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
9. Access to Information
The Data Protection Act 1998 (Act) gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.
Last update: April 2015.
How It Works
If you’re a Pound Store regular but you want the latest convenience of buying online, then Online Pound Store is the website for you.
We offer our customers all the value of your favourite £1 stores but with none of the hassle.
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if you purchase from an affiliate partner and the items are shipped out of a different stock hub, separate shipping costs may be occurred.
How we do it.
Discount retailers have enjoyed fantastic success in recent years by identifying a demand in Britain for named brands at affordable prices. Now, Online Pound Store is giving you the opportunity to save money with our time-saving, cost-cutting solution to internet shopping, all from the comfort of your own home.
Simply search our website for the cheap and cheerful products you love, add them to your basket, and for a nominal delivery charge we’ll bring them straight to your door. No more driving into town centres, standing in long queues at checkouts or lugging heavy shopping bags home. Just hundreds of big-name brands all in one place, and all at one price.
Find Pound Products Online
We aim to stock all the things you’d expect to find in Pound Stores, so we’ve got everything you’ll ever need, from household cleaning essentials, kids’ toys and baby items to back-to-school basics and healthcare necessities. This is all in addition to your favourite household foodstuffs and pet products. Plus we regularly stock seasonal treats, gifts and decorations to help you celebrate key events throughout the year without breaking the bank.
We’ve even expanded our range to include some fantastic low-cost deals on the latest fashion and technological appliances, from kitchenware to the latest gadgets, so there’s more choice than ever before. Buy all these fantastic goods through one easy-to-use site and we’ll deliver your shopping to you at any address within the UK.
So make your money go further with our innovative online alternative to High Street Pound Shops: a fast and easy way of getting the value items you want at a price you love, without even needing to leave the house.
Some products may be past their use by date and some products may say not for resale/sample.
On rare occasions you may purchase a product which cannot be fulfilled immediately. You will then be provided with a coupon, equal to the amount of the product, which can be used on the onlinepoundstore.co.uk website.
We do not give compensation for any failures of the courier as this is out of our direct control.
You have the right to change your mind and return your item(s) at your own expense within 14 days of delivery.
We do not accept claims relating to any product after 28 days, manufacturing faults after this period can be taken up with the manufacturer direct.
Goods returned due to change of mind must be unused, still sealed (where applicable) and be sent with all of their original packaging.
You must obtain a Returns Authorisation Number from us prior to returning your item.
We reserve the right to reject a return if any of the above points are not adhered to.
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The returns address is; 22-24 Mary Street, Manchester, M3 1DZ