Privacy Policy

At, your privacy is paramount to us. We do not give out or deal with personal information unless required to do so by law, such as under the Privacy Act 1988.

Any information that you provide us will be treated in accordance with our privacy policy.

Good internet security requires both parties to take part. As a customer at EC Choice, we encourage you to use long, unique password that are not used for any other service and also to change passwords regularly.

Our website is secured using the HTTPS protocol to ensure all data is encrypted.

All credit card payments are made securely using the Stripe payment gateway. We use the Stripe Checkout, which ensure that all of your data is securely transmitted directly to Stripe’s servers without passing to our servers. Stripe is fully PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) compliant. This ensures that you can have the utmost confidence in your data’s security when you shop at

By visiting our site you have every right to privacy. We guarantee that we will not collect personal information from you unless you have given this information to us, generally during site registration. We collect statistical information such as server address, date, time and information accessed. This information is only used by us for statistical purposes.

Whilst you are responsible for, and in control of, the personal information you give to us, you can also request a copy of your personal information that we keep. If you do so, we would ask that you confirm your identity to us and, due to the administrative nature, we will provide you a copy at a small cost to cover our administrative expense.

We will take endeavour to ensure that your personal information is secured. That’s our commitment to you. We do not take responsibility for unauthorised access to your personal information.

 Who we are

Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

Contact form data will be sent via encrypted channels to third party systems where our staff can access and respond to your queries via email. 


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.


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