Heading off to the beach at any time of year, with a fresh breeze off the sea, can be so exhilarating.
Most of us have very fond memories associated with the sea; it probably all starts with buckets and spades as kids, brisk walks with friends and family or maybe even fossil hunting.
With this in mind Buy the Sea's online store offers gifts and accessories to recall those happy times and to help in creating new ones.
As a small company, we pride ourselves on the friendly, personal service for which we have become known and hope you find something of interest among the many seaside and nautical gifts we have to offer.
little luxuries, beautiful presents and special gifts
Making a purchase online could not be easier. Just browse our store, and click on the “add to basket” button for any items that you wish to buy, and they will be placed into your shopping basket where you will then be able to modify the order quantities.
After you have finished your selection, click the “Checkout” button for payment options.
If you get stuck, please call us on 01460 57405 Mon-Fri 9.30-4.30 for help. Don't forget you can always place your order by phone if you prefer.
Please read through this policy carefully to understand how we treat your data.
Buy the Sea is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website; you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
Buy the Sea may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.
Information we may collect
We may collect the following information:
- Name and payment details
- Contact information including email address
- Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
- If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs, provide you with a better service and in particular for the following reasons:
- To process your order and obtain payment
- Internal record keeping
- We may use the information to improve our products and services
- We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting if you have agreed to us using the email address which you provided
Cookies and how we use them
Cookies are small data files which are placed on your computer or other mobile or handheld device (such as smart ‘phones or ‘tablets’) as you browse this website. They are used to ‘remember’ when your computer or device accesses this website. The cookies are essential to the effective operation of our website and to enable you to shop with us online.
The main purposes for which cookies are used is for technical purposes essential to effective operation of our website particularly in relation to on-line transactions. They are also used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information collected by Google Analytics to compile reports and to help us improve the site.
The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors, where they have come from and the pages they visited.
If you only disable 3rd party cookies you will not be prevented from making purchases from our site. If you disable all cookies you will be unable to complete a purchase from this site.
Disclosure of your information
We will not release your name, address, email address or any other information about our customers to any outside party.
We will not trade, resell, sell, or redistribute information that you provide to us, to any other companies, organisations or individuals on a normal basis, unless the business know as Buy the Sea is sold and acquired by a third party, in which case the data held about its customers would be one of its transferred assets.
We do not disclose information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers, but we may provide them with aggregate information about our users. If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms and conditions and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Buy the Sea, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
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 or by simply clicking unsubscribe on the email itself.
The website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you. If you would like a copy of any information held on you please write to us.
Terms and Conditions
For our full terms and conditions, please click HERE