Privacy Policy 

 We take your privacy very seriously. The sections below make up our privacy policy. It sets out the rules we follow regarding how we use any personal information we collect about you and the rights you have relating to that use. We have appointed a Data Protection Officer to ensure we adhere to this Policy, they can be contacted by e-mail at infobridaleleganceboutique@gmail.com or by writing to the address above.

Any changes we make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page. This page was last updated in September 2021.

If you have any concerns or questions about our privacy policy or your personal information, please contact us at infobridaleleganceboutique@gmail.com 

Why do we collect personal information?

On the basis that it is necessary for the performance of a contract with you we use your information for the following purposes: 

  • To allow us to handle your orders, deliver products and process your payments and refunds

  • To let you know about your orders

  • Supply a receipt by e-mail if you have requested this

  • To respond to your queries or requests.

If you do not provide the information we need for these purposes then we will not be able to process your order or request 

On the basis that it is in our legitimate interest - specifically to improve the efficiency, effectiveness and profitability of our business - or the legitimate interest of a third party, we collect and use your information for the following purposes:

  • To update our records and generally maintain your account with us.

  • To keep a record of when and why you contact us and to keep your contact details up-to-date.

  • For our statistical or survey purposes – so we can improve our products and websites and the services we offer to you.

  • To prevent or detect fraud or abuses of our sites. 

  • Understand your behavior and preferences so we can send or show you information, offers, surveys and online advertisements for products or promotions we believe are most likely to interest you.

  • So we can personalize your shopping experience on our site.

 

On the basis that we have your consent to do so we collect and use your information for the following purposes:

  • To send you e-mails to notify you of products or special offers that may be of interest to you.

Where we rely on your consent you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of one of the emails we have sent, or by emailing infobridaleleganceboutique.co.uk

On the basis that it is necessary to comply with a legal obligation on us we collect and use your information:

  • To keep proper books and records of our transactions

  • For the prevention of fraud and/or money laundering

  • To keep a record of health and safety incidents which occur in our stores or on our premises

 

What information do we collect about you?

This section describes when and what types of personal information we may collect.

When you do any of these:

  • Set up an account or book an appointment on our website

  • Place an order

  • Sign up for our newsletter or subscribe to any other services that we offer

  • Fill out any forms on our website

  • Browse our website

  • Use the free wi-fi service in store

  • Purchase goods in store and request that a receipt is e-mailed to you.

  • Return goods purchased online but do not have your original receipt/email

  • Correspond with us, in any way including by phone, email or social media

 

Then, we may collect your personal information, including:

  • Name

  • Date of birth

  • Address

  • Email address

  • Phone/ mobile number

  • Password

  • Payment information

  • Technical information about how you access and use our websites, including your IP address, browser type and operating system. For further information about the use of your IP address and technical information please see our cookies policy here

  • Any other information you may make available to us.

We might sometimes ask you other details depending on the circumstances. Whenever we ask for information if you are required to provide it this is indicated by an asterisk.

We’ll also require your credit or debit card details when you place an order (unless you pay with PayPal) 

How do we use your information?

We use your information for the following:

  • So we can personalize your shopping experience on our website

  • To assess the effectiveness of our marketing activities.

  • To allow us to handle your orders, deliver products and process your payments and refunds.

  • To keep you updated about your orders.

  • To maintain our records and your account with us.

  • To keep a record of when and why you contact us and to keep your contact details up-to-date.

  • For statistical, analytical or survey purposes – so we can improve our website and its services to you.

  • Identify the devices operating systems and applications you use to access our website.

  • To prevent or detect fraud or abuses of our websites. Also to enable third parties to carry out technical, logistical or other functions on our behalf.

  • To understand your behavior (based on the information available to us) so that we can send or show you information, offers, surveys and online advertisements for products or promotions we believe are most likely to interest you.

  • To notify you of products or special offers that may be of interest to you.

  • To comply with legal obligations placed on us (for example by maintaining records of accidents on our premises as required by health and safety legislation).


How long do we keep your information for?

As a general rule we will keep your information only for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which it was collected, however we may keep it longer if we are required to because of a legal obligation on us, for example:

  • Information relating to transactions may be kept for up to six years after the transaction has completed for accounting, auditing and taxation purposes.

  • If you close your account or withdraw your consent to us using your information for direct marketing, we may retain some of your information for up to 12 months after to deal with any disputes that may arise. 

We may also keep information that has been anonymized so that you cannot be identified for longer periods for analysis and reporting purposes.

 

How can I opt out from receiving marketing and newsletters?

If you sign up to our newsletter, or ask us to send it to you, we may keep you informed by email about our products and special offers that we think you’ll like.

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal information for marketing purposes, or to change your mind at any time. You can opt out by:

  • Choosing not to sign up for our newsletter and other marketing offers when you create your account.

  • Unsubscribing from our newsletters by following the link on the newsletter (every newsletter we send you will include a link at the bottom to allow you to easily opt out)

  • E-mailing infobridaleleganceboutique@gmail.com

We’ll try our best to process your request promptly but it may take a few days for your contact preferences to be changed.

 

Your Data Privacy Rights

As well as the right to withdraw consent and the right to object to use of your personal data for direct marketing purposes you have a number of other rights under the data protection legislation which are set out below.

If you wish to exercise any of these rights, except the right of erasure, you should e-mail infobridaleleganceboutique@gmail.com  giving sufficient information to enable us to identify you and the nature of your request. If you wish to exercise the right of erasure please click the link in that section below.

Right of access: 

You have the right to ask us to confirm if we are processing your personal data and for information about:

  • what data we are processing and why,

  • where we got it from,

  • how long we keep it for,

  • who we pass it to 

You are also entitled to a copy of the data about you that we are processing. If you are only seeking copies of specific information please let us know what this is so that we can respond quicker.

Right to rectification:

If information we have about you is inaccurate, out of date or incomplete you have the right to have it rectified, including by means of providing a supplementary statement if the data is incomplete.

Right of erasure:

You have the right to have your personal information deleted if it is no longer necessary for us to have it, if we were processing it on the basis of your consent which you have withdrawn, if you have objected to us processing it on the basis of our legitimate interests (and there are no overriding legitimate grounds not to erase it), or if we have processed it unlawfully. If you would like to exercise your right of erasure you can do so by emailing infobridaleleganceboutique@gmail.com 

Right to restrict  processing:

You can object to us processing your information based on our legitimate interest unless we are able to demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for doing so. You can also object to us using your information for profiling or for direct marketing purposes.

Right to object to processing:

You can object to us processing your information based on our legitimate interests unless we are able to demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for doing so. You can also object to us using your information for profiling or for direct marketing purposes.

Right of data portability:

You have the right to a copy of your data in a commonly used machine-readable format and to ask us to pass such a copy to another organization.

Right to lodge a complaint with our supervisory authority:

If you are unhappy about the way we have handled your data and we have been unable to resolve your complaint you have the right to lodge a complaint with the data protection supervisory authority. In the UK this is the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) – www.ico.org.uk


How do we protect your information?

Our site uses up-to-date industry procedures to protect your personal information. We also protect the security of your data during transmission using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption software. We may vary this in the future if we feel you will benefit from greater security whilst using our sites.

We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you via our sites.

 

Do we disclose your information?

 

We will not disclose your personal information to anyone!  Your personal information will only be processed by us.   We may disclose any of your personal information to any third party where we are under a duty to do so in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or protect any of our rights(or those of our customers), our property or the safety of our staff, partners or suppliers, or customers.

Your personal information and payment card details will be processed by Retail Merchant services for the purposes of dealing with payment transactions and to protect against fraud. Your personal information will be processed on our behalf by RMS.  We will ensure that your personal information will be adequately protected as required by data protection law.

We may carry out fraud and security checks with RMS and other organizations involved in fraud prevention. If we or they suspect or identify fraud we and/or they may record this and may also pass this information to other organizations for the purpose of fraud prevention. We, RMS and these other organizations may use this information for fraud prevention purposes in the future.