We, ShopGuild are committed to respecting and protecting the privacy of anyone using our site and the confidentiality of any information that you provide us with. The purpose of this statement is to set out how we use any personal information that we may obtain from you.
Use and collection of personal information
In general you can visit our website without telling us who you are and without revealing any information about yourself. If, however, you use our site you will need to provide certain information such as your contact details. We will store this data and hold it on computer or otherwise.
We will never sell your personal information
We may use information that you provide:
• To register you with our website and to administer it.
• For assessment and analysis, e.g. marketing, customer and product analysis, to enable us to review, develop and improve our services.
If you do not want us to use data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please tick the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your data.
We may disclose your personal information to selected third parties:
• In the event we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we might disclose your personal data to the prospective buyer or seller.
• If we are under a legal duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with or meet any legal obligation.
Some of our cookies are used to simply collect information about how visitors use our website and these types of cookies collect the information in an anonymous form.
To find out more about cookies, including seeing what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
If you do not wish to accept cookies from our website, please leave this site immediately and then delete and block all cookies from this site. Alternatively, you may opt out of receiving information from us by e-mail, telephone, fax or post. Our e-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org.
We endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information. However, we cannot guarantee the security of any data that you disclose online and we will not be responsible for any breach of security unless this is due to our negligence or wilful default.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will aim to inform you before collecting your data if we intend to use your data for such purposes or we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purpose. You can exercise your right to prevent this happening by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data.
You have the right to see personal data (as defined under the Data Protection Act) that we keep about you upon receipt of a written request and payment of a fee of £10. Any request should be sent to:
ShopGuild Accounts team, The Barn, Back Lane, Worthen, Shropshire, SY5 9HN
The data we collect;
We employ cookies on our website with the intent of improving usability of the site. If you don’t want cookies collected, then you can adjust the settings in your browser to stop them. This may have a detrimental effect on the functionality of the website, but, in general, it won’t stop you from being able to use it. (after writing all of this, I think I am going to need a chocolate chip cookie… and to be honest, if you have read it all, I think you’ll deserve a cookie too!)
When you purchase from our website, we require your Contact details (Name, address, email & phone number), this information is processed based on the necessity to perform the contract (purchase) with you and is only used in connection with that purchase. We also store the information on what you purchased. This information is passed onto the maker of the product you have purchased, so they can fulfil the contract (purchase). This information is also passed onto PayPal or Stripe, when using that payment form. See their policy for more information. We also pass the contact information, depending on what delivery format, e.g. Royal Mail. See their policies for more information. We do not automatically add your details to any mailing list. If you wish to subscribe to our newsletter, that can be done separately.
When you sign up for our newsletter, we ask for your email address and first name (last name is optional) and what type of product(s) you are interested in. This is so we only send information that is relevant to you. As signing up for our newsletter is a manual process that you must perform, pressing the ‘subscribe’ button is considered consent to process your information. You can unsubscribe at any time by pressing the unsubscribe button at the bottom of any ShopGuild newsletter or emailing email@example.com and requesting it.
We store your data on secure servers where the only people that have access to it are the admin team of ShopGuild (Currently only Adam Bagnall). If a breach occurs the ICO will be informed, as will all account holders will be notified, as will all persons who have bought products through our website.