Review of the technology behind COOKSTORE.se and how we handle personal information and payments over the Internet.
Collection of personal data
If you choose to make purchases on the site, we will request all the information required for delivery. Information collected via COOKSTORE.se may be combined with information obtained from other services within COOKSTORE.se. COOKSTORE.se also collects some information about your operating system and your browser, in order to increase the service level of the service when you visit the site. This information may include: your IP address, type of browser, domain name, number of visits, popular searches and references from other sites. The information is used by COOKSTORE.se to perform the services available on the site, in order to maintain the quality of service and to provide general statistics regarding the use of the COOKSTORE website.
Use of your personal information
COOKSTORE.se collects and uses your personal information to run the COOKSTORE.se website and to deliver the services you have requested. For example, we use your e-mail address to send service-related messages and newsletters. You can choose to receive our newsletter when completing your purchase. The service-related messages such as order status information, payments etc. is considered a significant part of the service and will be sent even if you do not wish to receive our newsletter. Protection of your personal information COOKSTORE.se protects your personal information rigorously. We use comprehensive security technology and processes to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. For example, we store your personal information on secured computer servers located in controlled environments. When we transfer confidential information (such as credit card number) over the internet, it is protected by encryption, by the SSL (Secure Socket Layer) security protocol. COOKSTORE.se never saves your credit card number.
Use of cookie files
This site uses “cookies” to help you get a personalized Internet experience and “session cookies” to manage your visit to COOKSTORE.com such as the contents of your shopping cart, which pages you will receive when following links etc. A cookie is a text file that a web server attaches to your hard drive. Cookie files can not be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. A cookie is uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie file to you. One of the main purposes of cookie files is to specify for the web server that you have returned to a specific webpage so that you can get a personalized experience when you visit the webpage again. You can choose whether to accept a cookie or not. Most browsers automatically accept cookie files, but you can usually change the settings to not accept cookie files if you prefer. If you choose to allow your computer to accept cookie files, you can also choose to automatically log in to the site. If you turn off the cookie feature, you may not be able to fully utilize the interactive features of COOKSTORE.com or the other sites you visit. Session cookies are deleted from your hard drive when all browser windows are closed, if you turn off the feature for session cookies for COOKSTORE.com, you will not be able to make purchases.