We are committed to protecting your privacy. We will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully (in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998).
We collect information about you for 2 reasons: firstly, to process your order and secondly, to provide you with the best possible service.
We will not e-mail you in the future unless you have given us your consent. We will give you the chance to refuse any marketing email from us or from another trader in the future. The type of information we will collect about you includes:
- your name
- phone number
- email address
- credit/debit card details
We will never collect sensitive information about you without your explicit consent.
The information we hold will be accurate and up to date. You can check the information that we hold about you by emailing us. If you find any inaccuracies we will delete or correct it promptly.
The personal information which we hold will be held securely in accordance with our internal security policy and the law.
If we intend to transfer your information outside the EEA (European Economic Area) we will always obtain your consent first.
If you have any questions/comments about privacy, you should contact us
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your PC, phone or other web enabled device when you visit a website. They are not harmful and do not contain any confidential information such as your home address or card payment details.
Cookies are an essential part of how our website works. Some of these cookies are required by our site to enable you to make a secure purchase whilst other cookies enable us to give you an enhanced or personalised web service.
By using our site, you 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 Bodybuilding Warehouse customer account and use "My Account" features such as order information and confirmation.
- To remember the content of your online cart whilst you browse the site and complete an order.
- To record the areas of the website that you have visited, items you have viewed and time spent browsing, as well as the products you purchased. We use this information to help make our website more user friendly and improve the experience you have when you visit us online.
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. More information about cookies is available 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?
|COOKIE name||COOKIE Description|
|CART||The association with your shopping cart.|
|CATEGORY_INFO||Stores the category info on the page, that allows to display pages more quickly.|
|COMPARE||The items that you have in the Compare Products list.|
|CURRENCY||Your preferred currency|
|CUSTOMER||An encrypted version of your customer id with the store.|
|CUSTOMER_AUTH||An indicator if you are currently logged into the store.|
|CUSTOMER_INFO||An encrypted version of the customer group you belong to.|
|CUSTOMER_SEGMENT_IDS||Stores the Customer Segment ID|
|EXTERNAL_NO_CACHE||A flag, which indicates whether caching is disabled or not.|
|FRONTEND||You sesssion ID on the server.|
|GUEST-VIEW||Allows guests to edit their orders.|
|LAST_CATEGORY||The last category you visited.|
|LAST_PRODUCT||The most recent product you have viewed.|
|NEWMESSAGE||Indicates whether a new message has been received.|
|NO_CACHE||Indicates whether it is allowed to use cache.|
|PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CART||A link to information about your cart and viewing history if you have asked the site.|
|POLL||The ID of any polls you have recently voted in.|
|POLLN||Information on what polls you have voted on.|
|RECENTLYCOMPARED||The items that you have recently compared.|
|STF||Information on products you have emailed to friends.|
|STORE||The store view or language you have selected.|
|VIEWED_PRODUCT_IDS||The products that you have recently viewed.|
|WISHLIST||An encrypted list of products added to your Wishlist.|
|WISHLIST_CNT||The number of items in your Wishlist.|
Third party or advertisement tracking
We also work with selected third parties to for marketing programmes. These companies place cookies when you visit our site. These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of our advertising campaign. We currently use the following companies for this and you can see their privacy policies details below:
- Affiliate Window: http://blog.affiliatewindow.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Digital-Window-Privacy-Policy-May-2012.pdf
- Google Analytics: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Third Party Cookies
|COOKIE name||COOKIE Description|
|__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz||Google Analytics Tracking Data.|
|__atuvc||AddThis facility to record when user shares the page so count can be returned without calling back to AddThis server|
|icu, uuid2, sess, anj||adnxs.net|
|locale, c_user, datr, fr, lu, s xs||facebook.com|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, demographics, PREF, SID, HSID||www.youtube.com|
|guest_id, __utma, __utmz||platform.twitter.com|
These cookies are as safe as the ones used whilst you browse our site and neither of these third parties collects any personal data from which they would be able to identify individual customers. Bodybuilding Warehouse is not responsible for the content or privacy policies of third parties or other websites.