Bard & Blackwood respects the security and privacy concerns of all users of this website. Bard & Blackwood upholds the principles of the General Data Protection Regulation 2018 (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA).
VISITS TO OUR WEBSITE
When you visit our web site it will log your IP address (a series of numbers providing a PC with a unique address) but this is not linked to anything that identifies you, so your user session will remain anonymous to us.
OUR PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
We will use information that you supply on any of our electronic forms only for the purpose stated on the relevant form. We will only ask you for information which is reasonably necessary to process your request. Some specific information is requested for the following reasons:
– Your email address is held so that we can respond to your request.
– We ask you for your telephone number in case we need to contact you about your request.
STORAGE OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
Data will be stored in line with GDPR guidelines in terms of duration, security measures, and processing (as described above). Data will not be kept longer than is necessary. Reasonable measures are in place for protection against unauthorized or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction, or damage.
PASSING YOUR INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES
We will not pass details of your name, postal, e-mail address or other personal details to third parties without your consent. In the event Bard & Blackwood is under duty to disclose information to third parties, under the Data Protection Act 1998, these third parties must keep the information secure.
HAVE WE GOT IT RIGHT?
We aim to make this website as easy to use for everyone. If you do encounter any difficulties with its accessibility, please tell us and we will work with you to resolve the problems.
To get in touch, please e-mail us at the following address: email@example.com
To track your ‘session state’ – specifically whether you have chosen to visit this UK version of our site rather than our US site. This session cookie contains no personal data and expires when you leave our site.
To gather statistical data about how our visitors find and use our website. This allows us to improve the performance of the website. The information we collect is anonymous, it cannot be used to identify you personally.
We use two services for statistical data gathering – Squarespace native analytics and Google Analytics.
SQUARESPACE ANALYTICS & COOKIES:
This website runs on Squarespace technology. Squarespace analytics has its own permanent cookie that is used to recognise the same user/browser combination accessing the site over time. Squarespace has other cookies that are used to monitor session state. You can find more details on the exact cookies that this Squarespace website uses in this article: https://support.squarespace.com/hc/en-us/articles/360001264507
GOOGLE ANALYTICS & COOKIES:
This website uses Google Analytics to collect information about the use of our website. We use the information we get from Google Analytics to analyze traffic, improve our marketing, advertising, and to improve our website. Google Analytics does not store any of your personal information. It only uses the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit our website. Google Analytics installs a permanent cookie on your web browser to identify you as a return visitor the next time you visit this website. The cookie isn’t used by anyone other than Google. For more information on how Google collects and processes your data, visit https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/
You can prevent Google Analytics from using your information by opting out at this link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
HOW WE USE THE PERSONAL DATA WE GATHER FROM FORMS ON THIS SITE
Enquiries sent via our contact form are sent to Bard & Blackwood as emails for the purpose of responding to your query. These email addresses are not added to our mailing lists.
Send Wishlist functionality – We have a utility on the site that allows you to add items to a wishlist and then email the wishlist to yourself. We collect your email address in order to send the wishlist but it is not retained anywhere after the email has been sent out.
Newsletter subscriptions – If you subscribe to our newsletter your details will be sent to our Mailchimp account. A confirmation email (sometimes called a double opt in email) will be sent to you. You will only be added to our newsletter mailing list if you perform the double opt in. If you do not perform the double opt in your details cannot be used by us and they will, after a few weeks, be removed from the Mailchimp ‘awaiting confirmation’ area. If you opt in your details will be added to our newsletter mailing list you will receive occasional communications from Bard & Blackwood related to our products. Each email you receive will contain a link that offers you the option to Unsubscribe from the mailing list.
CAN I CONTROL OR DELETE COOKIES?
All recent versions of popular browsers (such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox) allow you to control cookies. You can set your browser to accept or reject all, or certain cookies. You might, for example, be happy to accept a cookie that allows you to log in to a website, but prefer to reject any which are used to build a profile of your internet usage. You can also set your browser to prompt you each time a cookie is offered.
For more information, you may wish to visit http://www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.
Please note that if you restrict or delete cookies used by this website then it may not function as intended.
DATA CONTROLLER INFORMATION
Any communications related to the personal data Bard & Blackwood holds about you should be sent to: The Data Controller, Bard & Blackwood firstname.lastname@example.org