Privacy & Cookies Statement

Privacy & Cookies Statement2018-10-12T14:07:49+00:00

At Best Menswear we understand how important the security and confidentiality of your information is to you. Our aim is to protect your information on the Internet in the same way as we would over the phone, in person or in our office. To ensure the highest level of security of information passing between our customers and Best Menswear, we use what is known as 128-bit SSL. This is an encryption method that scrambles information while it is moving from one source to another to prevent the information being viewed or tampered with.

When we talk about “Best Menswear”, or “Tailors of Confidence”, or “us” or “we” in this notice, we are talking about Best Menswear.

When we talk about our “websites” we are talking about www.bestmenswear.ie. Our Facebook address is https://www.facebook.com/bestmenswear. Our Twitter handle is @Bestmenswear. Our Instagram name is Bestmenswear1948

Best Menswear’s secure network infrastructure includes the following components:

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)

Is a form of encryption that protects information being transmitted over the Internet to prevent it being tampered with during transit.

Encryption

Is a method of scrambling information while it moves from one source to another that protects all content.

Firewall

Is a method of keeping a network secure. Firewalls are commonly used to give users secure access to the Internet as well as to separate a company’s public web server from its internal network.

Cookies

This section tells you about cookies in general, how we use cookies, why we use them, and how this allows us to improve our service to you.

By using our websites, newsletter and/or contacting us (through any device) you agree that this use of cookies applies to that use in addition to any other terms and conditions which may apply.

Our use of cookies may be subject to change from time to time. Any such changes will appear here and become effective immediately. Your continued use of our websites and social media outlets is taken as meaning that you agree to any such changes.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small text files that are sent to and stored on your computer, smartphone, tablet or other device for accessing the Internet, whenever you visit a website or use our on-line apps.

Cookies are used to maintain the integrity of your browsing activities when you visit a website and can also be used to customise and so improve the individual customer experience.

Cookies do not in any way compromise the security of your computer. You can continue to browse websites with no loss of functionality if you choose to disable cookies on your computer, laptop, tablet, smartphone or any other device. However, use of the Best Menswear applications require cookies to be enabled in order for it to function securely and correctly. This is for your benefit.

More general information on cookies can be found on aboutcookies.org. This includes information on how to disable cookies

Guidelines from the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner for the contents and use of Privacy Statements on websites, including expected standards for cookies can be found at: http://www.dataprotection.ie/docs/PrivStatements/290.htm.

How we use Cookies

We use cookies to monitor our website traffic, to ensure better service levels and to enable us provide you with additional features such as customised delivery of services to you.

To achieve this, there are different types of cookies in use. They all work in the same way, but have minor differences, which are explained below.

Session cookies

Session cookies last only for the duration of your visit and are deleted when you close your browser. They are essential for secure user navigation through the site and enable the delivery of basic functionality.

Specifically they ensure the security and integrity of your browsing session, preventing fraud while you move between pages.

Persistent cookies

Persistent cookies last after you have closed your browser, and allow us to remember your actions and website preferences.

We use persistent cookies to analyse customer visits to our sites. These cookies help us to understand how customers arrive at and use our sites so we can improve their overall experience.

Analytics Cookies

Finally, we use analytics cookies to help us make our websites even better for those who visit them regularly. This type of cookie helps us to further understand how individual visitors use and browse our websites and allow us to improve the overall service and products offered to you.

Additional Information

At times, we partner with a third party who provides marketing services to us. You can navigate to these parties’ websites from our website. Our partners may use cookies, and you can find out more on their website.

Audits and Inspections

External experts regularly audit our security infrastructure.

Note on Virus Protection

We recommend that all users have up to date Anti-Virus and Firewall protection on their PC computer, laptop, tablet, smartphone or any other device. (Personal Firewalls are now available for home PCs.)

Best Menswear’s Social Media Privacy Statement

The privacy policies, statements and guidance published by us apply to your use of social media channels and we encourage you to read the privacy policies and guidance published on each social media network that you use, as these make important disclosures about how social media networks separately collect, hold and may use your content and information.

This Privacy & Cookies Statement explains how we may use the information that you provide when using social media channels.

Under no circumstances should you provide any personal, banking, visa or credit card or other sensitive personal or financial information when using social media channels.

You may however choose to provide us with non-sensitive personal information, such as your name and contact details, if you choose to contact us via social media channels or separately by email or direct message. If you do, we will use your personal information solely to respond to, and deal with, your comments or queries or for such other purpose for which it is provided. Best Menswear may hold your information on a computer database and/or in any other way.

By using social media channels, entering draws or competitions, availing of discounts and offers (“Promotions”) or posting comments, photographs or other content, you consent to the use of your personal data by us for all or any of the following purposes:

Content you post to social media channels may be published (at our discretion) together with the identifying information you provide in connection with the content. We may vary the duration that content will be published and we have no responsibility to you for the deletion or failure to store any comments or other content posted.

Content you post to participate in promotions, competitions and/or public questionnaires will be used as appropriate to the conduct of such promotions.

Promotion or competition winners may be requested to take part in promotional activities and we reserve the right to use information relating to promotion winners, including their names and the contents of their submissions, in any publicity both online and in any other media.

Under the Data Protection Acts of Ireland you have the right of access to the information we hold about you on our records. You can exercise this right by writing to the GDPR Team, Best Menswear Suite 26 Northwood House/Northwood Business Park/Santry/Dublin 9/Ireland. If anything is inaccurate or incorrect, please let us know and we will correct it. There is no fee for this.

If you decide to proceed with any communication with Best Menswear through social media channels you consent to the use by us of your personal data as indicated above.