What is GDPR?

The General Data Protection Regulation is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union, enforceable from 25th May 2018.

The GDPR replaces the 1995 data protection directive.

We at G.I. Joe Army Stores are committed to protect, maintain and respect your privacy.

This privacy policy will outline how we securely collect, store or process your personal data that you provide to us through our business.

Please read the following carefully, and understand our views on your data protection, and how we do our bit to keep your data safe & secure.

Any questions regarding this policy or our privacy practices should be directed by either email: sales@gijoearmystores.com or to our mailing address: G.I. Joe Army Stores, Greenacres, Broadgate Road, South Witham, NG33 5GJ

By visiting or using this website, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

Use of children’s information (Under 16):

We do not knowingly collect or store any personal information about children under the age of 16.

If you are aged under 16 please get your parent or guardian’s permission before you provide any personal information to us, or use our website.

Types of data we may collect:

Information supplied by you:

We may collect, and process information supplied by you – this may be from phone or email correspondence, meeting us at an event, enter a competition or promotion, or information supplied to us on our business premises.

Technical information such as an IP (Internet Protocol) address when completing an online order.

Website Cookies & Google Analytics:

Like many other websites, our website (G.I. Joe Army Stores) uses cookies.

Cookies are small text files that websites place on the computers and mobile devices of people who visit our website.

These files are then read by the website each time you return to the site.
They allow a website to remember your device and how you interacted with the website.

For example, cookies can be used to remember username and password information so that you don’t have to re-enter all of your login information every time you visit a site.

They collect statistical data about your browsing actions and patterns, help distinguish you from other site users, but do not identify you as an individual.

We use a third-party service, Google Analytics to collect standard information and details of visitor behaviour patterns on our website.

For example, we use Google Analytics to find out things such as the number of visitors to various parts of the site. This helps us to improve our website and deliver a better more personalised service.

We do not make and do not allow google to make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our site.

It is possible to switch off cookies by setting your browser preferences.

Turning cookies off may result in a loss of functionality when using our website.

Mailing Lists:

If you subscribe to our mailing list, we will collect, and store personal information supplied by you.

We use this information to let you know about our latest stock, special offers, to check our records are correct, or check every now and then that you’re happy and satisfied.

We do not rent, sell or trade email lists with any other organisations or businesses.

We use a third-party provider, MailChimp, to deliver our newsletter, store your email address, location and contact name.
Please see MailChimp’s privacy notice for more information – https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/

We gather statistics around email opening and clicks, to help us monitor and improve our newsletter.

You have the right to request your information removal and can unsubscribe to general mailing lists at any time during day or night, by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our newsletters, or by emailing or writing to the address supplied above.

How we use your information:

We may use the information you supply to us, or is collected from you in the following ways…

*Keep you updated with regular stock changes

*To provide the best possible customer service e.g. responding to your enquiries

*To improve our goods, services, or stock

*Changes to our regular business operation

*To provide you with information on other stock, that may be similar to your previous purchases.

*To keep you informed of any information arising from a contract between us and you e.g. delivery details, changes to an order, order cancellations or refunds.

*To process an order made on our online store

*To mail orders through our selected courier companies

*To process job applications

*Internal record keeping

*Account management or system maintenance.

*To ensure our website or email correspondence content is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer or mobile device.

If you’re providing us with another person’s personal information you should first ask them to read this Privacy Policy and our Terms and Conditions.

By giving us personal information about another person you are confirming that they have given you consent to provide the personal information to us and that they understand how their details will be used.

If you are not a customer of ours but have provided us with your contact information, we may contact you about various goods, services or marketing changes and updates.

How long we keep your information:

We will only hold your personal contact information on our systems for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, or until you request it is deleted.

Unsuccessful job applications will be securely destroyed after 6 months.

Other information relating to a purchase will be retained for up to 6 years, as required for legal and regulatory purposes.

Disclosure of your information:

We will not sell, trade, or rent any of your information to third parties.
We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.

We may share your information with any party of our group e.g. any of our subsidiary companies

Your information will only be disclosed to:

Selected courier companies, for mailing correspondence, goods or services.

Government or law enforcement agencies to assist in anti-money laundering, fraud or theft.

An employer, internet provider, parents (if under the age of 18), or law enforcement agencies where we consider behaviour to be unlawful, offensive or inappropriate either at an event, outside of business operation, or on our premises.

In rare instances, we may disclose your information:

If we are under any obligation to disclose or share your information to comply with any legal obligation.

Links to other websites:

Our website may contain links to other websites run by other organisations.

This privacy policy applies only to our website‚ so we encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.

We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites even if you access them using links from our website.

In addition, if you linked to our website from a third-party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners and operators of that third-party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third-party site.

Your Rights:


You have the right to access information held about you.

Your right of access can be exercised for a nominal fee of £10.00.

We will respond to your request within 30 days of receipt.

Changes to our privacy policy:

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail.

Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.

This policy was last updated March 2018