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Privacy Policy

How and why we collect your data:

This website does not automatically collect any personal data. However, if you shop via this website, you will be asked to provide personal information in order to process your order.

This website also collects data via an enquiry form, in order to process general enquiries.

The personal data we collect and how we use it:

The personal information you provide when placing an order is entered directly into PayPal's website. This information is used to take payment, send you a receipt, and send your order, via email or post. You can read PayPal's privacy policy here:

Once your transaction with PayPal is complete, the Maria Diaz website will store a basic record of your order details for admin purposes. This will include your shipping address, Email address, and items purchased. (We do not receive or store any sensitive payment information).

Any information you provide via this website's contact form is used by Maria Diaz purely to assist with any enquires you may have.

How long we keep data:

Order information is kept for 6 years to comply with UK government financial regulations. Enquiry form data is kept until such a time that the enquiry has been dealt with, and we feel it may no longer be of use to you, or you request that we remove your details.

How we secure your data:

Data entered into the Maria Diaz website is protected by an 'RSA 2048 bit SSL certificate', essentially meaning that any data passed between you and this website will be encrypted and safe from anyone trying to intercept it.

The data you provide during the order process is handled directly and securely by PayPal. You can find further details here:

Third parties that have access to your data:

Other than your interaction with Paypal (when placing an order), we do not pass any personal information to any other parties, unless you have specifically requested that we should do so.

The use of cookies:

The shopping facility on this website uses temporary cookies in order to keep track of what items you have placed in your shopping basket. These cookies are purely functional and are deleted once an order has been finalised.


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