In order to best serve your interests, I may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:
- That which you provide for the purpose of making an enquiry, purchasing products from the site, requesting information, subscribing to the blog or other email notifications;
- Any other information that you choose to send to me, including contact details.
Personal data submitted to this website will be used for the purposes specified above and will never be sold or divulged to a third party without your express consent. Exceptions to this may include, where it is a legal requirement for me to disclose your data, if necessary to protect or defend my legal rights.
The transmission of data over the internet is inherently insecure and whilst I cannot guarantee total security, I will take all reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
I am not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites visited by a direct link to this site, or as a recommendation.
Karen Ormiston is registered with the ICO for GDPR purposes and you may request me to disclose the personal data held about you at any time.
What is a cookie?
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Further information on cookies can be found at: http://ec.europa.eu/ipg/basics/legal/cookies/index_en.htm
How are they used on this site?
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I use third-party plugins to allow you to share content from the website to social media, and to connect you to my social media profiles if you opt to do so.
I use this plugin to create my contact form and Mailchimp email subscription form. If you choose to sign up for my newsletter and/or to send me an enquiry through my contact form, you may provide me your name, email address and other information in order for me to respond to you.
Within your browser you can choose whether you wish to accept cookies or not. Different browsers make different controls available to you and so I provide links below to popular manufacturers’ instructions on how you can do this. Generally, your browser will offer you the choice to accept, refuse or delete cookies at all times, or those from providers that website owners use (“third party cookies”), or those from specific websites.
If you want to learn more about cookies or how to control, disable, or delete them, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org for detailed guidance. In addition, certain third-party advertising networks, including Google, permit users to opt out of or customize preferences associated with your Internet browsing. To learn more about this feature from Google, click here.
Where can I get further information?
Last updated 2nd February, 2019