Privacy Policy

Our website address is: https://britishcraftdirectory.co.uk which is owned by Gifts & Greetings Review Ltd.

This Privacy Notice relates to our use of any personal information you provide to us through the Gifts and Greetings Review network of websites. In order to provide you with the full range of services, we may request and/or record information about you. This privacy notice explains the following:

* the type of information we collect;
* how the information is used;
* when we may contact you;
* whether we will disclose your details to anyone else; and
* the use of cookies.

Gifts and Greetings Review respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal information. We comply with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998 and aim to maintain consistently high levels of best practice in our processing of your personal information.

Gifts and Greetings Review websites, including the British Craft Directory, may contain hyperlinks to websites owned and operated by third parties. These third party websites have their own privacy notices and we encourage you to review them. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of such third party websites and your use of such websites is at your own risk.

When you sign up to participate in or receive a service from any Gifts and Greetings Review website, such as the British Craft Directory, newsletter, attendance reservation, awards entry, or forms for completion, we will ask for limited personal information. We will also collect personal information from you when you subscribe to one of our projects and when you communicate with us over the telephone or via written correspondence. This can include information such as your name, postal address, telephone or mobile number, fax number, email address, gender or date of birth. Different Gifts and Greetings Review websites may ask for different pieces of personal information. By entering your details in the fields requested, you enable Gifts and Greetings Review and its service providers to provide you with the services you select.

Gifts and Greetings Review will use your personal information for a number of non-marketing purposes including the following:

1.    we may contact you for service related reasons that you have subscribed to, signed up for, or participate in (e.g. to make you aware of any problems with the sites, reminding you of a password or username, or about a comment you have made on a website.);
2.    to invite you to share your opinions and comments through a research study about current topics or about the level of service you receive from us;
3.    to track traffic flows and to make our websites easier for you to use;
4.    to fulfil entries and bookings;
5.    to provide a user online community; and for
6.    planning and managing our business activities by understanding aggregated analysis on behaviour and habits;

We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group which may include our subsidiaries as defined in section [736 of the Company Act 1985] 1159 of the Companies Act 2006

British Craft Directory may use the information you have provided to promote the products and services of British Craft Directory or others.

However, be assured that we understand the irritations of unsolicited communications and are committed to fully respect the rights and obligations set out in the UK Data Protection Act 1998 and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003. Any marketing communication you receive will always include a clear, simple option to refuse, or ‘opt-out’ of such future communications. You may also opt-out at any time by contacting us (see below).

The UK Telephone Preference Service (TPS) and the Mailing Preference Service (MPS) offer consumers important statutory and non-statutory protection against unsolicited marketing contact. If you are registered on either service, Gifts and Greetings Review will assume that your subsequent submission of personal data via a Gifts and Greetings Review website or data capture form indicates, for the time being, your consent to receive marketing communications from us. You may opt-out at ANY time by contacting us (see below).

British Craft Direcotry may disclose your personal data where it believes it is compelled to do so by law; in particular for the prevention or detection of crime, the capture or prosecution of offenders; and the assessment or collection of tax or duty.

We use a number of third party organisations to help provide a professional service to our customers (i.e. fulfilment bureaus, call centres, and website designers). These organizations act as data processors and are strictly controlled in how they may/may not use your personal data. We remain responsible for the protection of your data.

Under the Data Protection Act 1998 you have the right to request a copy of the personal information that GIFTS AND GREETINGS REVIEW holds about you. There will be an administration fee of £25 associated with this request and will require two pieces of identification to prove your identity. Please make a written application to the Data Protection Officer, Gifts and Greetings Review Limited Ltd , 14 Priory Court, Chesham Road, Berkhamsted, UK. If any of the personal information that we hold about you is incorrect, you can click on the contact us link on each website and report the discrepancy by email, phone, or post.

This privacy policy may be updated at any time with or without notice in order to comply with new practices or regulations. You may wish to visit this page every time you submit personal information to of Gifts and Greetings Review websites.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers downloaded on to your computer when you access certain websites. Cookies allow a website to recognise a user’s computer. A cookie itself does not contain or collect personally identifiable information. Cookies are used in behavioural advertising to identify users who share a particular interest so that they can be served more relevant adverts. We may also use cookies to:

* estimate our audience size and usage pattern;
* speed up your searches; and
* recognise you when you return to a website.

If you wish to know more about cookies and how companies like Gifts and Greetings Review use them, please visit www.youronlinechoices.com. Information on this website will assist you in exercising your privacy rights providing guidance on how to opt-out of future access or continued storage of information via cookies.

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

COOKIES

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

If you have any further questions or comments concerning your privacy, please contact charlotte@giftsandgreetingsreview.com

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