Collection and Use of Information When you place an order or enter into any transaction with mpb.com, we require that you provideus with personal contact and billing information including your address, contact telephonenumber, email address and payment information so that we can process the transaction. We onlyuse this information for the purposes of your shopping experience with us. This information is collected lawfully and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
We do not store your credit or debit card details To ensure maximum security, your credit or debit card payment details are not stored on our server. This is the only element of your information that must be re-entered for each order that you place with us. Our checkout process is fully secured with a Geotrust Secure eBusinessID Web Server Certificate with secure 128-bit encryption technology. We work with Braintree, one of the most respected payment services providers in the world, to ensure the safe handling of your data throughout and we only utilise your information for the purposes of your shopping with us. We have also adopted the Mastercard Securecode and Verified by Visa schemes to ensure full peace of mind when ordering and to speed up the processing of ordering with us.
We do not disclose your information to 3rd parties mpb.com does not sell, trade or disclose any of your information to 3rd parties under any circumstances, apart from those required to fulfil your order. The information is used only for the purpose of processing your order and in communication with you regarding our services.
What does this mean for me and are they dangerous? Cookies can seem unnerving as it may suggest that a website is gathering and storing personal information about you. This is simply not the case. Cookies store information about user behaviour rather than information about the user themselves. They are intended to make your browsing experience more personalised and tailored to you. Cookies are no more dangerous than having any file with your information in it stored on your computer. Cookies can in no way transmit viruses to your computer.
Can I opt out? Of course. You can tell your browser not to allow Cookies in your browser's security settings.
List of Cookies Below is a list of Cookies used by mpb.com, their purpose and their shelf life
|PHPSESSID||"Creates a unique Session ID for tracking purposes previous viewed items basket etc. A""session"" is essentially the duration of your time using the website. "||Varies depending on Browser|
|_#srchist||Stores the history of traffic sources the user has arrived to the site by.||24 hours|
|_#sess||Stores information about the session||24 hours|
|_#env||"Flags whether the environment variables (screen size browser etc) need to be collectedagain"||48 hours|
|__atuvc||Used to keep the Share counter updated.||2 years|
|_ga||This helps us count how many people visit mpb.com by tracking if you’ve visited before||2 years|
|_gat||Used to manage the rate at which page view requests are made||10 minutes|
|_utma||This lets us know if you’ve visited before, so we can count how many of our visitors are new to mpb.com or to a certain page||2 years|
|_utmb||This works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time you spend on mpb.com||30 Minutes|
|_utmc||This works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser||Expires end of Session|
|_utmz||This tells us how you reached mpb.com (eg from another website or a search engine)||6 months|
Links This site contains links to other websites. mpb.com are not responsible for the privacy practices of any such external websites.
Opt Out/Change You may close or modify your account with us at any time. If you wish to close your account please contact us and your details will be removed from our secure server.