Privacy Policy

General Information

Wherever mentioned in this document, “us” and “we” shall mean Paragon Cycles.

Wherever mentioned in this document, “user” and “you” shall mean the customer.

Wherever this document refers to “information” it means the information, which is owned by Paragon Cycles.

Wherever this policy refers to “personal data” it means the data / information we hold on the customer, including all contact details and purchase history.

Information We Collect

Paragon Cycles agree not to resell or share the information gathered by us otherwise than as described in this document.

We do not require user registration. To receive a free e-Newsletter requires the completion of the appropriate form and e-mail address. Personal data obtained in this way will be added to the software service mailing list. Providing these details is always optional and will be used by us according to the user’s will and purpose of the data transfer. Each registered Newsletter subscriber has the right at any time amend or remove details from our database – to unsubscribe please use the link provided in every newsletter message.

Use of data

The identity of the users of Paragon Cycles, for any purpose, shall not be transferred to any third party. The details of users who register with Paragon Cycles in order to obtain access to the Newsletter will not be used for any other purpose other than sending of the newsletter.

Paragon Cycles reserves the right to personally send unsolicited, commercial information to users registered in the Newsletter database, provided that prior consent of the user has been given in this regard. These may be in particular information about news, promotions or other news about Paragon Cycles or our parent company Birkdale Manufacturing Group Limited. Personal data collected in the course of correspondence between you and us will be used solely to respond to a user’s query or request.

In special circumstances your personal information may be made available to the authorized persons in accordance with the applicable provisions of law on the protection of personal data. In case of violation of the Rules of use Paragon Cycles, violations of law or where this will require legislation, user data can be made available to other public authorities or local government, including in particular the judicial authorities.

Cookies

Cookies are small files placed on your computer’s hard disk. They contain the information used to identify the service user. Paragon Cycles use this information to identify you and to trace activity within the site. This information does not include any personal data, but only an identification number. This information may be linked to the comments placed so we can attend your enquiry. You can disable the cookies in your browser at any time. Users who have disabled cookies in the browser will still have an access to all parts of the Paragon Cycles site.

Cookie name Expires Information
__utma 2 years Used by Google Analytics. Each unique browser that visits a page on the site is provided with a unique ID via the __utma cookie. In this way, subsequent visits to the website via the same browser are recorded as belonging to the same (unique) visitor. Thus, if a person interacted with the website using different browsers, the Analytics reports would track this activity under two unique visitors. Similarly if the same browser were used by two different visitors, but with a separate computer account for each, the activity would be recorded under two unique visitor IDs. On the other hand, if the browser happens to be used by two different people sharing the same computer account, one unique visitor ID is recorded, even though two unique individuals accessed the site.
__utmb 30 min Google Analytics uses these two cookies to establish a session. If either of these two cookies is absent, further activity by the user initiates the start of a new session.
__utmc End of session
__utmz 6 month When visitors reach the site via a search engine result, a direct link, or an ad that links to the page, Google Analytics stores the type of referral information in a cookie. The parameters in the cookie value string are parsed and sent in the GIF Request (in the utmcc variable). The expiration date for the cookie is set as 6 months into the future. This cookie gets updated with each subsequent page view to the site; thus it is used to determine visitor navigation within the site.
accept_cookie 1 month When the user closes the alert box this cookie is set with a unique reference number to prevent it from displaying again in the future. If the cookies are disabled, the alert will display on every page, even if it has been closed. If the cookies are cleared, the alert will pop up again on the next visit to the website.

 

System Logs

Paragon Cycles and Birkdale Manufacturing Group Limited collects information on the use of our software by writing to a number of system log information. This information is used solely for statistical purposes or for the product upgrades.

Sharing information with third parties

The information gathered on the Paragon Cycles pages will be shared to third parties only in the form of accumulated information about the number of visitors and their preferences as to the thematic site. Information about the interests of individuals will be provide only in cases envisaged by procedural rules (such as breaking the law). Where the service Paragon Cycles and Birkdale Manufacturing Group Limited will be the third-party partner, and correct operation of the website will depend on transfer of certain information such as cookies to our partners, only then will the information will be transferred.

Links

Paragon Cycles website contains links to the other’s websites on the Internet. Paragon Cycles assumes no responsibility for the protection of your data on these pages.

Security

Paragon Cycles use SSL system when transferring data from your computer to our server.

Modification of Privacy Policy

If we are obliged or decide to modify our privacy policy, this information will appear on our homepage for users’ reference.