privacy policy



Your privacy is important to us. Pad-up is committed to protecting your personal information and will only use this information in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Pad-up conforms to the Data Protection Act 1998.


Pad-up reserves the right to change its Security policy. Should these changes impact the privacy of our customers in any way, Pad-up will seek your prior permission before proceeding.

Pad-up has selected market leading 3rd party payment specialists WorldPay and Paypal as our payment processors. Any sensitive data is held purely for the duration of the transaction unless consent is authorised by the owner. Ashop Commerce provides the interface and secure storage of your data. The industry-standard 128 bit Secure Socket Layer encryption is used to transmit credit card information securely from Ashops system to WorldPay computers. Visit for more details.

Pad-up offer an alternative payment processing option in Paypal. can be set up in seconds and will allow transactions to be processed without our knowledge of your credit card details


Pad-up collect information about you to process your order successfully and to provide you with the best possible service. Pad-up collect the information that you enter when you place an order with us, Pad-up never collect any other data about you without your knowledge.


The details held by Pad-Up will not be shared with other organisations except with the sole purpose of completing credit card transactions via our third party payment specialists. Any third parties included in your transaction will have their own privacy policy and Pad-Up is not responsible for their operations, including but not limited to their information practices. Users submitting information to or through these third party Websites should review the privacy statement of these sites before providing them with personally identifiable information. Personal information that Pad-Up holds will be stored securely and in accordance with the law.


Pad-up uses cookies to welcome returning visitors. Cookies are used to deliver the Pad-up affiliate program. 
Pad-up may e-mail order queries or confirmation. However, Pad-Up will not e-mail you in the future without your prior consent. Pad-up does not send random marketing emails to personal email addresses (Spam).

This Policy will be reviewed regularly and will be displayed prominently on our website.

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