European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
GDPR comes into effect on 25 May 2018 giving individuals in the European Union more transparency, rights and control over how their personal information is used and processed by businesses.
When buying from myself I use the following methods to receive payment. Craft Fairs, IZettle card reader, where you provide your email address and/or mobile number to receive your receipt via email or text message; via our website should you use the contact form regarding a purchase (www.beadstormdesigns.co.uk); IZettle invoice, a copy of your receipt will be received via email; folksy via folksy transactions or Paypal depending on payment selected at checkout.
Please visit the individual data controllers identified (as listed below) to review their policy on keeping your personal information safe:
Beadstorm Designs takes the privacy of your information very seriously. This policy explains how and for what purposes we use the information we collect about you. Should you have any queries please contact us via the contact form and we will do our best to answer your questions.
In order to operate our business the following information will be collected from you:
Your name, address, email address and phone number when making a purchase;
This information will be collected from you so that we can:
Process orders/payments submitted by you, to communicate with you about your order, verify your identity where necessary, to fulfil your order, carry out marketing analysis and make general improvements to our sites, obtain views or comments on the service we provide, check the progress of orders in the postal system UK and/or International and for the purpose of Tax and providing evidence of transactions to HMRC Tax Office.
I will not use your information to:
Send you information about our products and services – to keep updated please follow us on social media.
I will share this information with:
Other than as stated above, unless required to do so by law for example, if required by a court order or for the purposes of the prevention of fraud or any other crime, we will not disclose any of your personal information without your permission.
To ensure your personal data is kept secure at all times all devices, computers, laptops and mobile phones we use for our business purposes are either encrypted, password or passcode protected with all firewalls and antivirus software updated weekly or more frequently as required. All files are password locked. Any printed documents such as receipts are held in a locked cabinet and will only be used as stated above. We ensure all security is the best it can be to mitigate potential risks and safeguard your privacy from unauthorised access and improper use.
Third Party Websites
I cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites even if you access them using links from our Sites. We highly recommend that you check the policy of each site you visit and contact its owner or operator if you have any concerns or questions. If you have linked to our sites from a third party site, we cannot be held responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owner or operators of that third party site. We highly recommend that you check the policy of that third party site and contact its owner or operator if you have any concerns or questions.
Transferring your information outside of Europe
If you use my services while you are outside the EU, your information may be transferred outside the EU in order to provide you with those services. Outside of the European Union (EU) data protection laws may not be similar to those within the UK.