DATA PRIVACY NOTICE
Candy Bows ("We") are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
The rules on processing of personal data are set out in the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”).
Data controller - A controller determines the purposes and means of processing personal data.
Data processor - A processor is responsible for processing personal data on behalf of a controller.
Data subject – Natural person
Categories of data: Personal data and special categories of personal data
Personal data - The GDPR applies to ‘personal data’ meaning any information relating to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified in particular by reference to an identifier (as explained in Article 6 of GDPR). For example name, passport number, home address or private email address. Online identifiers include IP addresses and cookies.
Special categories personal data - The GDPR refers to sensitive personal data as ‘special categories of personal data’ (as explained in Article 9 of GDPR). The special categories specifically include genetic data, and biometric data where processed to uniquely identify an individual. Other examples include racial and ethnic origin, sexual orientation, health data, trade union membership, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs.
Processing - means any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.
Third party - means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or body other than the data subject, controller, processor and persons who, under the direct authority of the controller or processor, are authorised to process personal data.
2. Who are we?
Charlotte Mackenzie T/A Candy Bows is the data controller. This means we decide how your personal data is processed and for what purposes. Our contact details are: Candy Bows, Unit 6a, Riffa Business Park, Harrogate Road, Leeds, LS21 2RZ For all data matters contact Charlotte Mackenzie using email email@example.com or the above address.
Our store is hosted on Shopify Inc. They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you.
Your data is stored through Shopify’s data storage, databases and the general Shopify application. They store your data on a secure server behind a firewall.
3. The purpose(s) of processing your personal data
We use your personal data for the following purposes:
To complete your order
To send a newsletter
4. The categories of personal data concerned
With reference to the categories of personal data described in the definitions section, we process the following categories of your data:
Personal data, including your name, address, email and telephone number.
We have obtained your personal data when you registered for an account or placed an order with us.
5. What is our legal basis for processing your personal data?
a) Personal data (article 6 of GDPR)
Our lawful basis for processing your general personal data:
☐ Consent of the data subject; When you sign up to our newsletter
☐ Processing necessary for the performance of a contract with the data subject or to take steps to enter into a contract To complete your order
6. Sharing your personal data
Your personal data will be treated as strictly confidential, and will be shared only with:
Royal Mail. Online systems to process our postal deliveries, when you place an order
Mailchimp (our newsletter). We only do this with your express consent
We take every precaution to protect your information. To this end all personal information stored by us is kept on a virtual private server in a secure environment by Shopify.
Secure Socket Layer ("SSL") encryption technology is used for protection of information in transit for any sensitive transactions such as payments.
We do not store or process your card details ourselves, they are processed and stored via one of our contracted third party service providers. Either Stripe or PayPal, depending on which option you chose at checkout.
We never share your data except to process your order and send out our newsletters.
7. How long do we keep your personal data?
The data you provided when you placed an order will be kept until you delete your account, or request us to do so.
Your payment details are not kept after the transaction has been completed
When you sign up to our newsletter, you can unsubscribe at any time and your details will be removed from our mailing list.
8. Providing us with your personal data
You are under no statutory or contractual requirement or obligation to provide us with your personal data. But failure to do so will have the following consequences that we are unable to complete your order
9. Your rights and your personal data
Unless subject to an exemption under the GDPR, you have the following rights with respect to your personal data:
• The right to request a copy of the personal data which we hold about you;
• The right to request that we correct any personal data if it is found to be inaccurate or out of date;
• The right to request your personal data is erased where it is no longer necessary to retain such data;
• The right to withdraw your consent to the processing at any time, WHERE CONSENT WAS YOUR LAWFUL BASIS FOR PROCESSING THE DATA;
• The right to request that we provide you with your personal data and where possible, to transmit that data directly to another data controller, (known as the right to data portability), (where applicable i.e. where the processing is based on consent or is necessary for the performance of a contract with the data subject and where the data controller processes the data by automated means);
• The right, where there is a dispute in relation to the accuracy or processing of your personal data, to request a restriction is placed on further processing;
• The right to object to the processing of personal data, (where applicable i.e. where processing is based on legitimate interests (or the performance of a task in the public interest/exercise of official authority); direct marketing and processing for the purposes of scientific/historical research and statistics).
1. Transfer of Data Abroad
Stripe, PayPal and Mailchimp are certified under the EU US privacy shield
2. How to make a complaint
To exercise all relevant rights, queries or complaints please in the first instance contact Charlotte Mackenzie
If this does not resolve your complaint to your satisfaction, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioners Office on 03031231113 or via email https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/email/ or at the Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF, England.
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