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Norman Records

Your privacy

All information collected on this site will be kept strictly confidential and will not be sold, leased or rented to anyone. We will not disclose your information to third parties not involved in any transaction process, or use it for other purposes, such as unsolicited mailings.

Information collected

We collect and store the following information regarding visitors to our website:

Type of data: How this data is gathered: What this data is used for:
Personal account data e.g. name, email address, billing address, shipping address, etc. This data is only collected if you open an account with us. Account handling functions.
Anonymised website usage data. Cookies, including a Google Analytics cookie. Shopping cart functionality. Analysing and improving website performance.
Email addresses. Opt-in mailing list sign-up form. Regular email newsletters.

Use of cookies

A cookie is a small data file, placed on your computer by a website, that contains information that the site uses to track your visit. This website uses cookies for various functions, including the shopping cart.

Cookies used on this site cannot be used to obtain information about you, and are used only to make browsing more efficient. If you have disabled cookies on your computer then certain areas of the site will not function.

The cookies in use on our site are listed in the table below.

Cookie name/identifier Description / purpose Essential to site functionality?
cartID Shopping cart and checkout Yes
PHPSESSID Used for managing 'sessions' e.g. to pass data from one page to another. Yes
Google Analytics cookies (_utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz) Used for monitoring website traffic. All data is anonymised. No
Google Preference cookie (PREF) Used to provide the Google Translate toolbar for international customers. All data is anonymised. No

About Google Analytics

Please be assured that we only use Google Analytics to measure the performance of the site and therefore improve its effectiveness. Absolutely no personal data about you is made available to us.

Google Analytics simply tracks your path through our site (e.g. telling us what pages you visit, how long you stay on a page, how quickly the page loads for you, etc.). The only information we receive that doesn't pertain solely to activity on this site (i.e. normanrecords.com) is some basic information about how you reached us - e.g. if you clicked on a link from another site to reach us, what search phrase you entered into Google to reach us, etc.