Privacy and Cookie Policy

BW Science takes privacy very seriously and is committed to protecting your personal data and information. We connect information about you for the primary reason of processing your order. We will not e-mail you in the future with newsletters or announcements unless you have given consent for us to do so.

When you place an order via our website we collect the following information in relation to you:

This information is used in the processing of any orders that are made at the online web shop.  We will never collect sensitive information about you without your explicit consent. Your personal information will be held securely in accordance with our internal security policy.  We implement protocols to ensure that your information is secure such as HTTPS and restricted access to persons only affiliated with BW Science for any orders at the web shop. We will not transfer or sell your information to any other parties. We will not disclose your information to any other parties unless this is related to the processing of your order via a delivery organisation. If you have any questions/comments about privacy, you can e-mail us at info@bwscience.com.

Use of personal information

When you place an order we need to know your name, email address, phone number, delivery address, credit or debit card number and the card's expiry date. This information allows for the processing and fulfillment of your order. For your security BW Science does not store your credit card details beyond what is needed to process an order.

Your Email Address and Phone Number

We will use your e-mail address and phone number to communicate with you in relation to your order and products purchased from the web shop. Your e-mail address and phone number will not be used for marketing purposes.

Your consent

By using our site, you consent to this privacy policy

Data Security

We will safeguard your information by implementing physical, electronic and managerial procedures to protect your privacy.

We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure servers.

All electronic financial transactions entered into through our website will be protected by encryption technology through SSL

You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

You are responsible for keeping the password you use for accessing our website confidential; we will not ask you for your password (except when using it to log in to our website).

Amendments

We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.

You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.

We may notify you of changes to this policy by email.

Cookie Policy for Bwscience.com

This is the Cookie Policy for BWScience.com, accessible from https://www.bwscience.com

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the sites functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence. We also use cookies to allow us operate our online shop, this enables us to offer online ecommerce services including but not limited to currency selection, persistant shopping carts and the facility to checkout and purchase goods.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

Google Analytics uses the following cookies to provide its analytics service:

Cookie Name Description
__utma Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmt Used to throttle request rate.
__utmb Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmc Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.
__utmz Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmv Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated _setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

Your Data

You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you; provision of such information will be subject to:

  1. the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity
  2. requests can take up to 28 days to process
  3. You may instruct us at any time not to process your personal information for marketing purposes.

Please let us know if the personal information that we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated

More Information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not it's usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site.

However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods: