Privacy Statement

Leisureshopdirect.com knows that you care how information about you is used and shared and we appreciate your trust in us to do that carefully and sensibly. This notice describes our privacy policy. By visiting Leisureshopdirect.com, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this Privacy Notice.


Collection and Use of Personal Information About Customers

The information we learn from customers helps us personalise and continually improve your shopping experience at Leisureshopdirect.com. We use the information to handle orders, deliver products and services, communicate with you about orders, products, services and promotional offers, update our records and generally maintain your accounts with us.

Here are the types of information we gather.


Information you give us: we receive and store any information you enter on our website or give us in any other way. This information includes your name, address and phone number, details of people to whom purchases have been shipped (including address and phone number).

E-mail communications: to help us make e-mails more useful and interesting, we often receive a confirmation when you open e-mail from Leisureshopdirect.com if your computer supports such capabilities.

Information from other sources: we might receive information about you from other sources and add it to our account information. This kind of information includes updated delivery and address information from our carriers or other third parties, which we use to correct our records and deliver your next purchase or communication more easily.

Does Leisureshopdirect.com Share the Information It Receives?


Information about our customers is an important part of our business and we are not in the business of selling it to others.

How Secure Is Information About Me?


We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards in connection with the collection, storage and disclosure of personally identifiable customer information. Our security procedures mean that we may occasionally request proof of identity before we disclose personal information to you.

It is important for you to protect against unauthorised access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to log off when you finish using a shared computer.

Cookies on Leisureshopdirect.com

What is a cookie?


Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website.

Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device. You can find more information about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu for a video about cookies visit: http://www.google.com/intl/en-GB/policies/technologies/cookies/

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.

The cookies used on this website have been categorised based on the categories found in the ICC UK Cookie guide. A list of all the cookies used on this website by category is set out below:

Strictly necessary cookies


These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for, like shopping baskets or saving for later, cannot be provided.

The cookies we use at Leisureshopdirect to perform such tasks are:

ASP.NET_SessionId Leisureshopdirect – Basic session management used by ASP.net which is essential for the site to work.
CurrentSessionId Leisureshopdirect – Used to track a Leisureshopdirect database session with an ASP.net session. Essential for the site to work.


Performance cookies


These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.

The cookies we use at Leisureshopdirect to perform such tasks are:

_utXX - Google Analytics. Used for tracking user activity on the web site, including anonymous transaction data.
_tstls3452 - Tests whether you have accepted cookies

How do I turn cookies off?


It is usually possible to stop your browser accepting cookies, or to stop it accepting cookies from a particular website. For example, we cannot tell if you are signed in without using cookies, so you would not be able to post comments.

All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings will typically be found in the 'options' or 'preferences' menu of your browser. In order to understand these setttings, the following links may be helpful, otherwise you should use the 'Help' option in your browser for more details.

Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
Cookie settings in Firefox
Cookie settings in Chrome
Cookie settings in Safari

If you are primarily concerned about third party cookies generated by advertisers, you can turn these off by going to the Your Online Choices site.

You can also visit the trade body representing these advertising platforms for more information: Network Advertising Initative.

They have provided a one-stop place that gathers all of the opt-out controls.

Useful links


If you would like to find out more about cookies and their use on the Internet, you may find the following links useful:

Microsoft Cookies guide
All About Cookies

The IAB has provided the following website to give information specifically about privacy issues around Internet advertising: youronlinechoices.co.uk/uk.

For further legal information about privacy issues, you may find these links useful:

Data Protection Act 1998
The Information Commissioner's Office