Introduction This Privacy Notice will provide you with information on when and why we collect your personal information, how it is used and how it is kept secure. This privacy notice provides you with the details of how we collect and process your personal data through your use of our site www.bridalcoveredbuttons.co.uk including any information you may provide through our site when you purchase a product or service, sign up to our newsletter or take part in a competition. By providing us with your data, you warrant to us that you are over 18 years of age. Pauline Reid is the data controller and we are responsible for your personal data (referred to as 'we', 'us', or 'our' in this privacy notice.
Contact Details - our full details are as follows:
Full name of business – Pauline Reid trading as Bridal Covered Buttons.
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Studio Address: North Treeroot, Millbrex, Fyvie, Turriff, Aberdeenshire AB538NQ
Your Rights Under GDPR regulations, you have the right to access, amend and delete any of the personal data that we hold. Please email Pauline Reid using the contact details above should you wish to make any changes or have any questions relating to this Privacy Notice. If you would like to find out more information about your rights under GDPR regulations, please visit ICO for more details.
Information we collect from you, why we need it and what we do with it We will collect and process the following information about you: Information you give us: This is information about you that you give to us by filling in forms on our site www.bridalcoveredbuttons.co.uk or by corresponding with us by phone, email or otherwise. It includes information you provide when you subscribe to our service, search for a product, place an order on this site, enter a competition or survey or when you report a problem with this site. The information you may provide may include your name, address, email address, phone number, descriptions and photographs. Information collected about you with regard to each of your visits to our site, the following is automatically collected: Technical information including Internet Protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the internet, browser type and versions, time settings, operating systems and platform. What do we use the information for: Information about your visit to this website including the products you viewed or searched for. Please note, this information is collected anonymously via Google Analytics and we never have access to your personal details at any time except for information you may send/give to us via email, telephone or personal meeting. The information that you provide at the time of placing an order will only ever be used to enable us to carry out our obligations to you when your purchase goods or services from us.
Information Sharing and Disclosure - Third Parties we use
Payment via Paypal If you choose to make a payment using the direct payment gateway within the site you will be using Paypal to process your payment. All direct payment gateways adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our site and its service providers. As a third party payment gateway is used to process direct payments within our site, at no time do we ever have any access to your credit card details.
Mailing Lists At the time of writing this policy (1st August 2019) Pauline Reid trading as Bridal Covered Buttons has never sent out a newsletter or contacted anyone through a mailling list. However, we do have the option to sign up to a newsletter and it is our intention to start contacting anyone who signs up and consents to joining a mailing list and receiving our newsletter later in 2019. We will use a third party provider, Weebly, to deliver our newsletter You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails or by emailing Pauline Reid to request this. We take your data protection very seriously and will never ever pass your details to anyone else and will never bombard you with rubbish. It is our intention to send out a very infrequent newsletter detailing upcoming events and/or special offers available to subscribers only and you are free to unsubscribe at any time.
Retaining and Deleting Personal Data Personal data that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary. We will retain your personal data as follows:
For tax purposes the law requires us to keep basic information about our customers including Contact, Identity, Financial and Transaction data for six years after they stop being customers.
Compliance with laws and regulatory obligations. We may collect, use, retain and share your information if we have a good faith belief that it is reasonable necessary to (a) respond to legal process or to government requests; (b) enforce my agreements, terms and policies; (c) prevent, investigate and address fraud and other illegal activity, security or technical issues or (d) protect the rights, property snd safety of my customers or others.
Transfers of Personal Information Outside the EU We may store and process your information through thrid party hosting services in the US and other jurisdictions. As a result, we may transfer your personal information to a jurisdiction with different data protection and government surveillance laws to your jurisdiction.
What is a Cookie A cookie is a piece of information that is stored on your computer's hard drive and which records how you move your way around a website so that, when you revisit that website, it can present tailored options based on the information stored about your last visit. Cookies can also be used to analyse traffic and for advertising and marketing purposes. Cookies are used by nearly all websites and do not harm your computer.
Session Cookies - these are only stored on your computer during your web session and are automatically deleted when you close your browser - they usually store an anonymous session ID allowing you to browse a website without having to log in to each page but they do not collect any personal data from your computer.
Strictly necessary Cookies - these cookies are essential to enable you to use the website effectively, such as when buying a product and therefore cannot be turned off. Without these cookies, the services available to you on our website cannot be provided. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet.
Performance Cookies - these cookies enable us to monitor and improve the performance of our website, for example, they allow us to count visits, identify traffic sources and see which parts of the site are most popular.
Functionality Cookies - these cookies allow our website to remember choices you make and provide enhanced features. For instance, we may be able to provide you with news or updates relevant to the service you use. They may also be used to provide services you have requested such as viewing a video or commenting on a blog. The information that these cookies collects is usually anonymised.
Changes to this Privacy Notice As changes to this policy will be updated here on this page. This policy was last revised and updated on 1st August 2019 and will be reviewed annually or whenever a change in the law dictates.