I respect your privacy but do retain some information information when necessary. Below are two brief summaries in everyday language. More detailed information can be found below this.
In brief, I will only use name and contact details you provide in order to fulfil shop orders or to reply to enquiries you have made. I will not pass on this information to anyone else or other companies and we will not send unsolicited mail.
Cookies are essential for the online shop to function. If cookies are disabled, you won’t be able to add items to the basket.
Third party cookies (ie, cookies from other sites, not this one) might also be used.
Clicking “Reject” will prevent all the above cookies but may also have an effect on your use of this site.
Privacy – full policy
Definitions and interpretation
Collectively all information that you submit to Samantha Giles via the website. This definition incorporates, where applicable, the definitions provided in the Data Protection Act 1998;
A small text file placed on your computer by this Website when you visit certain parts of the Website and/ or when you use certain features of the Website. Details of the cookies used by this Website are set in the clause below (Cookies);
“Samantha Giles”, “I”, “we” or “us”
Samantha Giles is the owner of this site.
UK and EU Cookie Law
The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended by the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011;
User or you
Any third party that accesses the Website and is not either (i) employed by Samantha Giles and acting in the course of their employment or (ii) engaged as a consultant or otherwise providing services to Samantha Giles and accessing the Website in connection with the provision of such services; and
The Website that you are currently using www.thesamanthagiles.co.uk, and any sub domains of this site unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.
1. the singular includes the plural and vice versa;
3. a reference to a person including firms, companies, government entities, trusts and partnerships;
4. “including” is understood to mean “including without limitations”;
5. reference to any statutory provision includes any modification or amendment of it;
It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from this website including but not limited to, and links provided to social media websites.
Samantha Giles may collect the following Data, which includes personal Data, from you:
2. Contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
3. Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests;
4. Financial information such as credit/ debit card numbers;
5. IP address (automatically collected);
6. Web browser type and version (automatically collected);
7. Operating system (automatically collected);
Use of Data
For purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, Samantha Giles is the “data controller”. Unless Samantha Giles is obliged or permitted by law to do so, and subject to any thirds party disclosures specifically set out in this policy, your Data will not be disclosed to third parties.
This includes affiliates and/ or other companies within the group.
All personal Data is stored securely in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998. For more details on security see the clause below (Security). Any and all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our Website. Specifically, Data may be used by us for the following reasons:
1. Internal record keeping;
2. Improvement of products and services;
Third party websites and services
Samantha Giles may, from time to time, employ the services of other parties for dealing with certain processes necessary for the operation of the Website. The providers of such services do not have access to certain personal Data provided by the Users of this Website.
Please note that all payments are made via PayPal’s secure servers.
Links to other websites
This website may, from time to time, provide links to other websites. Samantha Giles has no control over such websites and is not responsible for the content of these websites.
Functionality of the Website
To use all features and functions available on the Website, you may be required to submit certain Data.
Accessing use of your Data
You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal Data held by Samantha Giles (where such Data is held) on payment of a small fee, which will not exceed £10.
Samantha Giles will endeavour to protect your personal Data. However transmission of information over the internet is not entirely secure and is done at your own risk. Samantha Giles cannot ensure the security of your Data transmitted to the Website.
This Website may place and access certain Cookies on your computer.
Your privacy is protected and respected at all times. All Cookies used by this Website are used in accordance with current UK and EU Cookie Law.
Before the Website places Cookies on your computer, you will be presented with a pop-up requesting your consent to set those Cookies.
By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies, you are enabling www.thesamanthagiles.co.uk to provide a better experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies: however certain features of the Website may not function fully or as intended. This Website may place the following Cookies:
Purpose Analytical/ performances cookies
They allow the site to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the website when they are using it. This helps to improve the way the website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
These are used to recognise you when you return to this website. This enables the site to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preference (for example, your choice of language or region). You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser.
You can choose to delete Cookies at any time; however you may lose any information that enables you to access the Website more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, personalisation settings. It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.
Social Media Buttons
If you take the opportunity to share content from this site through social buttons (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc.), you should be aware that these sites are likely to collect information about your online activities. Samantha Giles has no control over this. It is suggested that you check the privacy policies (if any) of such third party websites for more information about their use of your information and/or how to opt out or delete such information.
You may contact Samantha Giles by email using the form on the Contact Page.