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Website / Webstore Data Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Storm Interface uses and protects any information that you provide to Storm Interface when you use this website. Storm Interface 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, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. Storm Interface may change this policy/ privacy statement from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are aware of any changes.

If you make a purchase using our webstore you are agreeing to / accepting that the following information will be recorded and retained to fulfil your requested transaction.  This information will be held under the legal justification of Legitimate Interest and/or Consent. Information held will include, but is not limited to:

  • Your name and company name if applicable
  • Your contact information including email address and delivery address
  • Demographic information such as preferences and interests
  • Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
  • We DO NOT collect or retain Credit / Debit card data or any other banking or account details.

What we do with the information we gather

We use this information to better understand your needs and provide you with a better service.  Specifically, we use the information for the following reasons:

  • To process orders and requests for information placed via the website / webstore.
  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products, services and website performance.
  • 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.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

Website / Webstore Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure.  To prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect from the website / webstore.

The Storm Interface website uses the Magento eCommerce software platform to display product information, perform online transactions and store customer and order information.

We receive notifications from Magento when important security updates are released and apply patches to the website to ensure we are up to date and secure.

We have implemented Captcha anti-spam technology across the website to help protect against unwanted access to the website and personal accounts. For example, on the customer login page

The Storm Interface website is hosted with the provider GoDaddy and is installed on a Virtual Private Server. The hosting plan is ‘Managed’, meaning that GoDaddy will apply key security patches to the server’s operating system.

All transactions that take place on the website use SSL encryption to protect information transmitted and received during the checkout process. SSL encryption is also implemented when customers access their information on the websites 'My Account' function.

How we use cookies

Cookies are required for our website / webstore to function correctly.

For the exhaustive list of cookies we collect see the List of cookies we collect section.

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 us to analyse web traffic and your use of our website / webstore. It also allows you to track your website / webstore history. 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 to meet customers specific 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 better website / webstore services, 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 not to accept cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.  Not accepting cookies may prevent full access to website / webstore features and services.

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:

  • When you are first invited to fill in a registration form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate your agreement that we can collect and retain your information to be used for direct marketing purposes. This may be identified as the “Stay-in-Touch” program.
  • If, at any time, you should change your mind and prefer not to receive any marketing information, please write to or email us at Please include the words “Stop the Stay-in-Touch program”, or click on the “unsubscribe” button at the bottom of any Stay-in-Touch mailing.

At Storm Interface we take your right to privacy very seriously. We are committed to keep your data safe, in full compliance with the new European General Data Protection Regulations.

Those with personal data held by Storm Interface have recognised rights and protection under the European General Data Protection Regulations.  Please visit  for information about those specific rights and protections, including but not limited to the right to review your personal data held by Storm Interface and the right to instruct that such personal data be returned, deleted or destroyed (the right to be forgotten).

If you believe that any information we are holding about 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

COOKIE nameCOOKIE 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.
POLL The ID of any polls you have recently voted in.
POLLN Information on what polls you have voted on.
RECENTLYCOMPARED The items that you have recently compared.
STF Information on products you have emailed to friends.
STORE The store view or language you have selected.
USER_ALLOWED_SAVE_COOKIE Indicates whether a customer allowed to use cookies.
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.