What we collect
We may collect the following information:
Creating an account or ordering books
When you place an order on montessori-pierson.com the information needed to complete it is transferred securely from our website or intranet to our order system. The information may consist of: first name, last name, email address, telephone number, address, zip code and city and allows us to fulfil your order and notify you of the status of your order. If you place an order by direct email to MCCP your personal data will be registered manually in our business administration and accounting software.
Please be advised that the transmission of information via regular e-mail is not completely secure; any transmission is at your own risk.
Our shipping providers only receive a parcel with your name and address. Your personal information is not registered in any third-party database for shipping.
other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
For the exhaustive list of cookies, we collect see the List of cookies we collect section.
What we do with the information we gather
We use your personal information to take and handle orders, deliver our books, process payments, and communicate with you about orders and products. We use your information only as set out in this Policy and will not sell, rent, or pass your information on to others for marketing purposes without your consent.
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
Internal record keeping.
Some of our processing activity is carried out by third parties, such as on-line business administration and accounting providers, payment service providers, web developing and hosting companies. This is always subject to contractual assurances that personal data will be kept securely and only in accordance with our specific directions. We may be required by law to send your personal data (including sensitive personal data where appropriate) to third parties, including local and public authorities. We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided, only after you gave your explicit consent to do so.
We will never sell or share your information with other organisations to use for their own purposes unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
For all orders on our webstore we use a payment service provider (Buckaroo) all data traffic concerning payments will be securely created outside MPPC on the website of the bank of your choice. We receive your payment via Buckaroo, PayPal or directly from your bank (email and direct sales at conferences etc.). Form our payment service provider we receive your name, bank account number, credit card company, invoice number and amount paid. We receive only partial disclosed credit card numbers.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes.
If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at email@example.com
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
Retention of Data
MPPC will retain personal data securely and only in line with how long it is necessary to keep for a legitimate and lawful reason. If you have any specific queries about how our retention policy is applied or wish to request that personal data that you no longer believe to be relevant is considered for erasure, please contact us (firstname.lastname@example.org). However, please bear in mind that MPPC will often have lawful and necessary reasons to hold on to some personal data even following such request.
A limited and reasonable amount of information will be kept for archiving purposes, for example; and even where you have requested we no longer keep in touch with you, we will need to keep a record of the fact in order to fulfil your wishes (called a "suppression record").
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the GDPR. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
List of cookies we collect
The table below lists the cookies we collect and what information they store.
Latest Update: August 20th 2018
|COOKIE name||COOKIE Description|
|CART||The association with your shopping cart.|
|CATEGORY_INFO||Stores the category info on the page, that allows to display pages more quickly.|
|COMPARE||The items that you have in the Compare Products list.|
|CURRENCY||Your preferred currency|
|CUSTOMER||An encrypted version of your customer id with the store.|
|CUSTOMER_AUTH||An indicator if you are currently logged into the store.|
|CUSTOMER_INFO||An encrypted version of the customer group you belong to.|
|CUSTOMER_SEGMENT_IDS||Stores the Customer Segment ID|
|EXTERNAL_NO_CACHE||A flag, which indicates whether caching is disabled or not.|
|FRONTEND||You sesssion ID on the server.|
|GUEST-VIEW||Allows guests to edit their orders.|
|LAST_CATEGORY||The last category you visited.|
|LAST_PRODUCT||The most recent product you have viewed.|
|NEWMESSAGE||Indicates whether a new message has been received.|
|NO_CACHE||Indicates whether it is allowed to use cache.|
|PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CART||A link to information about your cart and viewing history if you have asked the site.|
|STORE||The store view or language you have selected.|
|VIEWED_PRODUCT_IDS||The products that you have recently viewed.|
|WISHLIST||An encrypted list of products added to your Wishlist.|
|WISHLIST_CNT||The number of items in your Wishlist.|