Your privacy is very important to me, and I respect it. I Stacey Dudley, run this website. This privacy statement explains how I use any personal information I collect about you when you visit my website, including any information you supply when you buy something or subscribing. If you have any queries about the information I hold on you, please contact me.
I collect personal information and save it in the following places:
When you sign up for my email list, I collect your name and email address. This information is password-protected and stored in Mailchimp.
This website may collect your IP address, as well as information about your location and the pages you visit. Google Analytics collects and stores this information.
How do I acquire and use this data?
I acquire personal information in a variety of methods, including:
When you send me an email,
Make a purchase.
Join my mailing list.
Leave a comment on one of my blog entries
Sign up for any digital downloads
Automated technologies or interactions:
I may gather Technical Data about your equipment, browsing behaviours, and usage trends while you use my site. Cookies, server logs, and other similar technologies are used to collect this information.
I will only use your personal information if it is legally permitted. The following are the most common uses of your personal information:
Where do I need to carry out the terms of our agreement?
When it is essential for our (or a third party's) legitimate interests, and your interests and fundamental rights do not outweigh those interests
Where I must adhere to a legal or regulatory requirement.
I need your information to better understand your needs and provide you with better service, and in particular for the reasons listed below:
Keeping internal records;
I may make use of the data to better my products and services;
Using the email address you've supplied, I may send you promotional emails about new items, special offers, or other information that I think you'll find interesting regularly.
I may use your information to contact you through email for market research purposes from time to time.
Except in the case of sending marketing communications to you via email, I do not rely on consent as a legal foundation for processing your data. You may withdraw your consent to marketing at any time by sending an email to email@example.com.
How long will I keep this data?
By law, I must keep basic information if you purchase a product or service of mine (including Contact, Identity, Financial and Transaction Data) for six years after they cease being customers for tax purposes.
If you have subscribed to my mailing list your information will be kept until you notify me otherwise; you have the right to be forgotten so contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like your data to be destroyed.
Sharing your data
Under no circumstances is your data ever sold or rented to a third party.
I may share your data in the following circumstances:
to service providers and affiliates (PayPal, Amazon affiliates and postal services) who assist in the delivery of my products and services
to third parties, if I believe that disclosure is advisable or necessary to comply with the law, to enforce or apply my terms and conditions, or to protect the rights, property or safety of myself or others. This may include exchanging information with other companies and organisations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
My website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave my site, you should note that I do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, I 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.
A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the webserver to identify and track the web browser.
I may use both “session” cookies and “persistent” cookies on the website. Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.
I will use the session cookies to keep track of you whilst you navigate the website and to prevent fraud and increase website security. I will use persistent cookies to enable my website to recognise you when you visit and keep track of your preferences with your use of my website.
In most Internet browsers, you can change your settings so that you will be warned each time a cookie is being sent, or so that cookies will be turned off. With cookies blocked, some functions of the site may not operate properly.
Gaining access to your data
You the right to request a copy of the information I hold about you. If you would like a copy of the personal information I hold, please contact me. You also have the right to be forgotten, so you can contact me to request the data I hold be destroyed.
If at any point you believe the information I process on you is incorrect you request to see this information and even have it corrected or deleted. If you wish to raise a complaint on how I have handled your personal data, you can contact me at email@example.com and I will investigate the matter.
If you are not satisfied with my response or believe I am processing your personal data not in accordance with the law you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). Please contact me first so that I can investigate the matter and try to resolve it first.