Planet of the Vapes Privacy Policy

How we protect your privacy and online anominity:

  1. Planet of the Vapes is committed to protecting your privacy and maintaining the security of any personal information received from you. We strictly adhere to the requirements of the data protection legislation in the UK.

    The purpose of this statement is to explain to you what personal information we collect and how we may use it.
     

  2. When you your register on our site or sign up for our newsletters we record your email address and we may record your IP address.
     
  3. We use your personal information to enable you to log in to our site and to send you updates from the site.

    We will only contact you with your consent.
     

  4. We do not sell, rent or exchange your personal information with any third party for commercial reasons.
     
  5. We follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information which you have given us, to prevent unauthorised access in accordance with the UK data protection legislation.

    We do not collect sensitive information about you except when you specifically knowingly provide it. In order to maintain the accuracy of our database, you can check, update or remove your personal details by clicking the unsubscribe link which is present in every email we will send to you.

    We use a technology called "cookies" as part of a normal business procedure to track patterns of behaviour of visitors to our site. A cookie is an element of data that our Website sends to your browser which is then stored on your system. You can set your browser to prevent this happening. Any information collected in this way can be used to identify you unless you change your browser settings.

  6. We will not transfer your information outside the EEA (European Economic Area) without first obtaining your consent.
     
  7. If you have any questions about privacy please contact us via the contact page.

Cookies

We use cookies on our site for several purposes.  They allow us to identify your device uniquely. These cookies do not contain any personal information. These cookies control basic functionality of the website by storing your preferences. Other cookies are used to give us feedback about the performance of our site so that we can make it as good as possible - again these do not contain personal information about you in any way.

Our website also serves banner adverts to publicise vendors and services that you may be interested in.  Some of these ads may also place cookies on your device from our ad server located at ads.planetofthevapes.co.uk and occasionally from other advertiser networks.  These cookies may use online behavioural advertising cookies which may help deliver adverts based on other sites you have visited. The social media icons on our site may also set cookies on your device. 

If the cookie originates from our domain it is known as a first party cookie whereas the domains that are placed from sites other than our own are known as third party cookies.  You can control whether these types of cookies are accepted by your device or not by changing the settings in your browser.  Here are some examples of how you can control these cookies in the most widely used browsers in use today.

Tapatalk App

Planet of the Vapes also makes available a third party app to access the forum using mobile phone apps.  This app is used to access the account you have already created on our site but on intalling the app it may also request access to the contacts, accounts and phone state of your device. By intalling the app you are agreeing to the terms of use set of the app.  Our use of any data is as per the main site privacy policy above.