What are Cookies?
Often referred to as browser cookies or tracking cookies, cookies are small, often encrypted text files, located in your web browser's directory. They cannot be used to identify you personally and can't harm your computer or mobile device. Their use is standard practice for almost all websites and, in the case of an e-commerce site such as little-linguist.co.uk, they are essential to allow the site to function correctly when shopping online.
At little-linguist.co.uk, we use two different types of cookies:
First Party Cookies - These are cookies that are our own, and are controlled by us. They are used to allow our website to function as an e-commerce (online shopping) site and provide information about the usage of our site.
Third Party Cookies - These are cookies owned by other companies that we use to enhance and optimise our website, such as allowing social media sharing.
Cookies used by little-linguist.co.uk
Third Party Cookies
If you don't wish to enable cookies you will be unable to shop online with us. However, you'll still be able to browse the website and use it for research purposes.
You can also delete any cookies stored on your computer after using our website. To learn how to delete cookies stored in your browser, click here. us.
Shopping online is safe with us!
Our website is secured with a Thawte SSL123 Certificate. Thawte's SSL certificates are 256-bit encryption enabled and boast the highest level of browser compatibility in the industry. This certificate ensures that any information provided is kept private between your Web browser and our Web server.
Our website is integrated with Sage Pay, who will securely handle your credit or debit card transaction. Sage Pay uses high levels of encryption and have been audited and approved by all of the major UK acquiring banks.
Sage Pay security measures include the following:
Sage Pay is designed so that we, the vendors, do not have to hold sensitive information on our site. Therefore, in the unlikely event that someone should gain access to our database, they will be unable to recover credit card details or similar sensitive information.
We know of no documented cases of credit card fraud using our shopping system over the Internet and we have been using these systems since 2004.
We are committed to protecting your privacy. We will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully (in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998).
Under no circumstances will we disclose any information about you to a third party without first gaining your full consent.
We will not rent, sell or volunteer your personal information, including email address, to any third party for marketing purposes, and you will always have the chance to decline future promotional emails from us.
When using our site, we will collect certain information about you for 2 reasons: firstly, to process your order and second, to provide you with the best possible service.
The type of information we will collect about you includes:
When purchasing online, information about your credit / debit card is encrypted and so we do not have access to this information.
Customers choosing to pay over the telephone should note that we do not store information about your credit / debit card and your transaction will be processed promptly and the information destroyed securely.
We will never collect sensitive information about you without your explicit consent.
The information we hold will be accurate and up to date. You can check the information that we hold about you by contacting us here. If you find any inaccuracies we will delete or correct it promptly.
The personal information which we hold will be held securely in accordance with our internal security policy and the law.