Privacy & cookies
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your PC, phone or other web enabled device when you visit the Next website. They are not harmful and do not contain any confidential information such as your home address, date of birth or credit card details.
Cookies are an essential part of how our site works. Some of these cookies are required by our site to enable you to transact whilst other cookies enable us to give you an enhanced, personalised web experience.
By using our site, you also consent to the use of these cookies. Cookies are used on our site for the following reasons:
- To allow you to securely sign in to your account, so that you can use "My Account" features such as order information.
- To store the content of your online shopping bag whilst you browse the site and to complete an order.
- To record the areas of the website that you have visited, products you have viewed and time spent browsing, as well as the products you purchased.
- We use this information to help make the website more user friendly, develop our site design and to continuously improve the quality of the service we provide.
- To distribute visitors to our site evenly across platforms to ensure the content is served at the fastest possible speed.
Are cookies safe?
Yes. The information stored in cookies is safe and anonymous. They do not contain any information which could personally identify you and your account security is never compromised. You can find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu. For a video about cookies visit www.google.co.uk/goodtoknow/data-on-the-web/cookies.
Can I turn off cookies?
To withdraw your consent, or if you want to be notified each time a cookie is about to be used, you should amend the settings provided in your web browser to prevent us from storing cookies on your computer's hard drive. For information on how to disable cookies, please consult the "Help" tab of your browser via the menu bar.
Ordering and paying for items on silhouette-fashions.co.uk is safe and secure. All of our pages requesting personal information are completed using a secure link. This means that the information you send to us is encrypted in such a way that other Internet users are prevented from viewing your information.
Our site utilises the maximum level of encryption allowed by your browser.
The latest versions of popular browsers display a locked padlock image, in the grey bar at the bottom of your browser screen, to indicate you are browsing in a secure environment, and can be configured to warn the user if details are being sent over a non-secure link. Refer to your browser manufacturer for details of how this can be accomplished.
We are committed to complying with the Data Protection Act 1998 and have published this guide to help you understand how and why we collect information from you, to whom such information is disclosed and what your rights are. If we make changes to this policy we will notify you by updating this statement on our website. You can access our website home page and browse our site without disclosing your personal data.
However, when you register with us you will be asked to provide certain information about yourself.
What information do we collect?
If you register with us you will be asked to provide certain information such as your name, address, telephone number and email address so that we can process and fulfil your order.
How do we use your information?
We use the information that we collect about you to:
- Process your orders
- Manage your account
- We may contact you by email with relevant offers, if you have signed-up to receive our newsletter.
Please note: we do not pass on or sell your information to any external companies.
In addition, we do not send unsolicited emails / correspondence. You will only receive non-order related correspondence (email newsletters) if you have opted-in to this service. You can unsubscribe from this service at any time by using the 'unsubscribe' link at the bottom of a newseletter email.