At HugglePets we are very good at keeping the important things secure, and the most important thing to us is you!
Hugglepets is the trading name for PGO Trading Ltd (“we”, “us”, “our”) we are committed to protecting your privacy and security online. You have control over the information we store about you and what types of information (if any) you would like to receive from us.
Where to find us:
Registered office address: PGO Building, Cooper Street, Wolverhampton, WV2 2JL
Our website: www.hugglepets.co.uk
Please read the Policy so that you are aware of your rights and be aware that the terms may be updated over time.
What personal data is collected and why
In order for us to provide you with our products and services we typically collect the following data from you:
a. Information you submit via web forms such as your first name, surname, address, email, telephone number, weight, date of birth, payment details and product/service details.
b. Records you submit during the process of purchasing a product such as your first name, surname, address, email, telephone number, payment details and product/service
c. A record of your correspondence with us via phone, email, live chat or other means.
d. Information about how you use our website which helps us develop and improve our website, including details of your domain name, geographical location and Internet Protocol (IP) address, operating system, browser version, cookie details, how long you stayed on a page, the route you took to navigate through the pages, the website that you visited prior to accessing our site, what product you purchased, any search terms you used to find us online and any offers that you used.
e. Other data, from time to time, to help us be better at what we do e.g., we might ask you for feedback on our service.
Please note we do not share your details with any third parties without your consent.
Processing your personal data
We may process your personal data in a secure manner that meets European Privacy Laws. As a company we process under the concept of ‘legitimate interests’. Therefore, when you provide your personal details to us, we ensure that your data is processed for a distinct purpose whilst ensuring that your interests, rights and freedoms have been thoroughly considered. We will not use personal data for activities where our business interests are overridden by the impact on your privacy or other interests.
We will carefully process the personal information you have supplied to us to conduct and manage our business, to provide relevant marketing communications, fulfil our service commitments and provide the best possible customer service whilst delivering a secure experience.
If you are not happy about the manner in which we process your data, the ‘your rights’ section of this page provides details on how you can withdraw from processing.
We will not transfer your collected data to storage outside the European Economic Area (EEA) in compliance with requirements set by the General Data Protection Regulation.
By giving us your personal data to fulfil your order or to allow us to provide services to you, we will endeavour to keep your data secure. We pursue ongoing improvement in the methods used to transfer and store data, ensuring that we align with industry standards.
Personal data may be stored securely on third party platforms which are used for marketing or operational purposes.
Primarily, we use your data to process your request to us to provide you with our products and services.
When storing data, we aim to retain the data for no longer than is necessary for the purpose in which it was obtained, with the objective to ensure the highest level of data accuracy. Where identified as inaccurate, data is either rectified or destroyed in a secure manner.
Data retention periods may vary between operational activities, with the business providing consideration as to the length of time data is held for on a case by case basis.
Regarding storage, there are several ways in which your data may be stored:
• Within cloud servers. When utilising platforms to fulfil our operational requirements, third party solutions may be used to store the data. As a company, we aim to utilise partners who have data centres within the European Economic Area (EEA).
• Within physical servers. We maintain several physical servers which are securely located at our Head Office.
• Hard copy, where hard copies of data are retained, they are kept in a secure and clean environment.
We avoid sharing your personal data with third parties for marketing purposes, unless you have provided explicit consent for us to do so.
We may disclose your information in the following cases:
• To develop and create an improved customer experience. Often, this data is anonymised anyway.
• For a supplier to fulfil your experience gift operationally.
• We can disclose it if we have a legal obligation to do so, or to protect your or other people’s property, safety or rights.
• We can exchange information with specific third parties to protect against fraud or credit risks.
Where data is transferred between systems, we ensure an encrypted connection is utilised. We are PCI (The Payment Card Industry Standard) compliant when taking payments via the web, with all payment partners meeting the highest level of compliance (Level 1). All of our associated websites maintain valid SSL certificates to allow secure connections from the web server to your browser, you will notice the padlock symbol is present within your search bar when browsing.
In line with the General Data Protection Regulation, you have the following rights:
• Subject access request – To see what information we hold on you, use our Subject Access Request form to complete the application.
• Right to be forgotten – Once you know what personal information we hold on you, you can request us to delete the relevant information, use our Subject Access Request form to complete the application.
• Right to object from us processing your data – You can object to processing from direct marketing communications using our unsubscribe form. For other types of processing, please complete our Subject Access Request form.
• Right to correct your data – Once you have completed a Subject access request, if any of your personal data we hold isn’t accurate, let us know and we’ll get it updated for you.
We aim to comply with legislation and respond within thirty days of receiving personal data requests. These requests are handled by our Customer Support department.
Third parties seeking access to an individual’s data should initially contact the individual regarding such requests.
Hugglepets does not knowingly solicit or collect personal data from or about children (aged 16 and under) without the consent of a parent or guardian. We do not knowingly market our products or services to children. If we become aware that the person submitting personal data, through any part of any Hugglepets website, is a child, we will use reasonable efforts to delete that personal data from our files as soon as possible. We will also use reasonable efforts to ensure that this personal data is not used for any purpose, nor disclosed to any third party without the prior consent of the child’s parent or guardian. We do not seek to collect any personal data about children, and we will delete any data collected inadvertently as soon as it is discovered. If a parent requests review or deletion of data about their child before we have discovered and deleted the data, then we will of course honour that request.
Any future updates to this Policy will be published online at https://www.hugglepets.co.uk/privacy-policy/
We adhere to guidance from the ICO (Information Commissioner’s Office), they are the UK’s independent body that have been set up to uphold information rights.
The ICO have stated that In line with the GDPR, details we provide to you about how we process personal data must be:
• Concise, transparent, intelligible and easily accessible.
• Written in clear and plain language.
• Free of charge.
If you have a concern about information practices, you can raise your concerns with the ICO.
Mobile Terms of Service
PGO TRADE UK LTD T/A Hugglepets
Last updated: March 28, 2023
The PGO TRADE UK LTD T/A Hugglepets mobile message service (the “Service”) is operated by PGO TRADE UK LTD T/A Hugglepets (“PGO TRADE UK LTD T/A Hugglepets”, “we”, or “us”). Your use of the Service constitutes your agreement to these terms and conditions (“Mobile Terms”). We may modify or cancel the Service or any of its features without notice. To the extent permitted by applicable law, we may also modify these Mobile Terms at any time and your continued use of the Service following the effective date of any such changes shall constitute your acceptance of such changes.
By consenting to PGO TRADE UK LTD T/A Hugglepets’s SMS/text messaging service, you agree to receive recurring SMS/text messages from and on behalf of PGO TRADE UK LTD T/A Hugglepets through your wireless provider to the mobile number you provided, even if your mobile number is registered on any state or federal Do Not Call list. Text messages may be sent using an automatic telephone dialing system or other technology. Service-related messages may include updates, alerts, and information (e.g., order updates, account alerts, etc.). Promotional messages may include promotions, specials, and other marketing offers (e.g., cart reminders).
You understand that you do not have to sign up for this program in order to make any purchases, and your consent is not a condition of any purchase with PGO TRADE UK LTD T/A Hugglepets. Your participation in this program is completely voluntary.
We do not charge for the Service, but you are responsible for all charges and fees associated with text messaging imposed by your wireless provider. Message frequency varies. Message and data rates may apply. Check your mobile plan and contact your wireless provider for details. You are solely responsible for all charges related to SMS/text messages, including charges from your wireless provider.
You may opt-out of the Service at any time. Text the single keyword command STOP to HugglePets or click the unsubscribe link (where available) in any text message to cancel. You’ll receive a one-time opt-out confirmation text message. No further messages will be sent to your mobile device, unless initiated by you. If you have subscribed to other PGO TRADE UK LTD T/A Hugglepets mobile message programs and wish to cancel, except where applicable law requires otherwise, you will need to opt out separately from those programs by following the instructions provided in their respective mobile terms.
For Service support or assistance, text HELP to HugglePets or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We may change any short code or telephone number we use to operate the Service at any time and will notify you of these changes. You acknowledge that any messages, including any STOP or HELP requests, you send to a short code or telephone number we have changed may not be received and we will not be responsible for honoring requests made in such messages.
The wireless carriers supported by the Service are not liable for delayed or undelivered messages. You agree to provide us with a valid mobile number. If you get a new mobile number, you will need to sign up for the program with your new number.
To the extent permitted by applicable law, you agree that we will not be liable for failed, delayed, or misdirected delivery of any information sent through the Service, any errors in such information, and/or any action you may or may not take in reliance on the information or Service.
We respect your right to privacy. To see how we collect and use your personal information, please see our Privacy Notice.