When you visit the Vapelab web site ("http://www.Vapelab.com"), we want you to be assured that we make every effort to respect your personal privacy.

We will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully (in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998).

The purpose of this policy is to inform you on every aspect of data gathering, from why we do it, how we do it and then what we do with it.

Vapelab and Vapelab.com are trading names of Electronic Cigarettes LTD. Any reference here-on in to Vapelab and Vapelab.com will actually be in reference to Electronic Cigarettes LTD.

Data Gathering Key Points

1. Ownership of Information

Vapelab is the sole owner of any information collected. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from that disclosed in this statement.

2. Users 18 and under

Please note we do not provide any products to users under 18. If you break our terms and conditions your data protection rights will still be protected.

If you provide us with data and you are aged under 16 you will be breaking our privacy policy.

3. Use of Cookies

Cookies are pieces of data stored on your hard drive concerning a current or previous web experience, such as a username/password combination used to gain access to some areas of the site or other services. We may use a cookie to record previously established interests and preferences (via data submitted to us) so as to enhance the experience whilst using our site. Because the cookie is client side, i.e. on your hard drive, your privacy is in no way compromised.

You may deactivate cookies in your web browser, or reject the creation of a cookie depending on your personal preferences. If you do so then our web site functionality may be compromised and certain services may not be available.

4. IP Address Information

Each time you access information then we record what you access and the IP address you use to access the data. An IP address is a unique identifier given to you by your Internet provider when you connect to the Internet. This may differ each time you connect or be permanently assigned depending on your arrangements.

We use these addresses to track your movements, analyse broad trends such a geographical location and by such improve our quality of service.

IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. We shall also store your browser version to detect trends on what browsers people prefer. We may from time to time share information gathered in this way with our partners. This information is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.

5. Links to Other Sites

This web site may contain links to other sites. We cannot be held responsible for the privacy practices of other such sites. Please do not assume that other sites abide by our privacy standards.

6. Security of Collected Data

We takes every sensible precaution to protect the information we collect from our users. Access to this information is protected both online and off-line.

7. Site and Service Updates

We may use information collected to periodically send our users announcements and product updates via email.

8. How to find and control your cookies

If you're using Netscape 6.0:

On your Task Bar, click:

  1. Edit, then
  2. Preferences
  3. Click on Advanced
  4. Click on Cookies

If you're using Internet Explorer 6.0:

  1. Choose Tools, then
  2. Internet Options
  3. Click the Privacy Tab
  4. Click on Custom Level
  5. Click on the 'Advanced' button
  6. Check the 'override automatic cookie handing' box and select Accept, Block or Prompt for action as appropriate.

If you're using Internet Explorer 5.0 or 5.5:

  1. Choose Tools, then
  2. Internet Options
  3. Click the Security tab
  4. Click on Custom Level
  5. Scroll down to the sixth option to see how cookies are handled by IE5 and change to Accept, Disable, or Prompt for action as appropriate.

If you're using Internet Explorer 4.0:

  1. Choose View, then
  2. Internet Options
  3. Click the Advanced tab
  4. Scroll down to the yellow exclamation icon under Security and choose one of the three options to regulate your use of cookies.

If you're using Internet Explorer 3.0:

You can View, Options, Advanced, then click on the button that says Warn before Accepting Cookies.

If you're using Netscape Communicator 4.0:

On your Task Bar, click:

  1. Edit, then
  2. Preferences
  3. Click on Advanced
  4. Set your options in the box that says Cookies.