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 Click on the link below to be taken to our Facebook page, where you will see a small pictured marked “Discount Code Click Here”. Click on this, to “Like” our page and a discount code – giving you £1.00 off your purchase – will be revealed to you when you check out.

Why are we doing this? Well, social media is the name of the game right now, and though we are dubious about its merits - in the wake of the PRISM scandal - we are bowing to the pressure of it - in a limited way!

Social Media Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google Plus Linked InThe fact is, the most efficient way of promoting a site is through the social media outlets such as Facebook and Twitter (and to a lesser extent) Pinterest. Search engines pick up on the popularity of a site through these media forms which in turn raises their ranking - and thus their audience.

We would advise purchasers to be wary of using the facility to log in using their favourite social media tool to make a purchase, if they are concerned about their privacy; we were offered an application connected to one of the most popular social media sites – which offered tiered pricing for the sale of customer information.

Social Media Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google Plus Linked InFor example at the lowest level of, say, $10 a month, we could have access to the customer’s address and date of birth. At the highest levels – of around $100 - $200 per month, we could access a raft of information about a customer including their recent purchases and personal data intelligence (such as friends, marital status, dependents, etc). Surprised at the level of data for sale, we declined to buy the application. We would therefore advise people in general to be cautious when using social media logins to make purchases; it may seem great for the ease of buying, but you could be selling a lot of your own personal information – unwittingly – for free. (I must emphasize that we do not offer a facility which requires our customers to login using social media to make a purchase).

That said(!) we have a launched a Facebook page in order to promote our site and with the aim of getting it up the search engine rankings. If you have a Facebook account, please visit our Facebook page and “Like” our site. As an incentive, a discount code giving you a £1 off your purchase will be revealed on screen. Use this code when you checkout to claim your discount. Please be assured that we have not bought into any scheme which reveals your personal information when you “like” our website on Facebook. Thanks in anticipation of your thumbs up!

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