Christchurch Garden Machinery Privacy and Cookies Information

Privacy Policy

Christchurch Garden Machinery is committed to protecting the privacy of those using our Site. The information that you provide about yourself to Christchurch Garden Machinery will only be used by Christchurch Garden Machinery and related third parties in accordance with its Privacy Policy. We will treat all your personal information as confidential, and are committed to protecting your privacy. Any personal information which you provide to us is held in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

As with all e-commerce websites, we collect personal information from you when you shop online at Christchurch Garden Machinery. We use this information to make your shopping experience as easy as possible. We need it to process your order, inform you of any delays or problems and occasionally send you special offers and promotions.

We collect personal data in order to identify you including your name, billing and delivery address, telephone number and email address. When you place an order we will collect your credit card details. We use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to provide secure communication over the internet and encryption is used to safeguard your credit card information. To verify that you have a secure server connection, look for the locked padlock symbol in your browser window or the HTTPS-prefix in the URL.



Cookies are small text files that websites send to your computer. They are used to help users navigate their websites efficiently and perform certain functions. Cookies are created when a user’s browser loads a particular website. The website sends information to the browser which then creates a text file. Every time the user goes back to the same website, the browser retrieves and sends this file to the website’s server. Cookies can’t harm your computer – they are not viruses and cannot be used to disseminate viruses. They only contain and transfer to the website as much information as you have disclosed to the website and can’t read other information saved on your hard drive.

We’re providing you with this information about cookies, the ones we use and what they are for, and details of how to enable or disable cookies, as part of our commitment to comply with recent legislation, and to make sure we’re honest and clear about your privacy when using our website.

At Christchurch Garden Machinery we use cookies to remember the products you wish to buy when you add them to your shopping basket or proceed to the checkout. To order products on our website, you need to have cookies enabled. We don’t store personally identifiable information such as credit card details in cookies we create. If you disable cookies you will only be able to browse our website for research purposes but you will not be able to place an order.

We also use cookies for analytical purposes, for example to allow us to count the number of visitors to our website.

To use the online shopping facility at Christchurch Garden Machinery, your computer, tablet or mobile phone will need to accept cookies so that we can ‘remember’ what you want to buy and allow you to login and checkout.

Our cookies don’t store sensitive information such as your name, address or payment details, however if you’d prefer to restrict, block or delete cookies from Christchurch Garden Machinery, or any other website, you can use your browser to do this.

When you visit Christchurch Garden Machinery you may notice some cookies that aren’t related to Christchurch Garden Machinery. If you go on to a web page that contains embedded content, for example from YouTube, you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don’t control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

If you’d like further information about cookies in general, visit (opens in a new window – please note that we can’t be responsible for the content of external websites).