1.1 We (http://www.thehouseofaarden.co.uk) are committed to safeguarding the privacy
of our website visitors.
1.2 This policy applies where we are acting as a data controller with respect to
the personal data of our website visitors; in other words, where we determine the
purposes and means of the processing of that personal data.
when you first visit our website.
2.1 This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal (https://seqlegal.com).
3. How we use your personal data
3.1 In this Section 3 we have set out:
(a) the general categories of personal data that we may process;
(b) the purposes for which we may process personal data; and
(c) the legal bases of the processing.
3.2 We may process data about your use of our website ("usage data"). The usage data
may include your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating
system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths,
as well as information about the timing, frequency and pattern of your service use.
The source of the usage data is our analytics tracking system. This usage data may
be processed for the purposes of analysing the use of the website. The legal basis
for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely monitoring and improving
3.3 In addition to the specific purposes for which we may process your personal data
set out in this Section 3, we may also process [any of your personal data] where
such processing is necessary[ for compliance with a legal obligation to which we
are subject, or] in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests
of another natural person.
3.4 Please do not supply any other person's personal data to us, unless we prompt
you to do so.
4. Retaining and deleting personal data
4.1 This Section 6 sets out our data retention policies and procedure, which are
designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to
the retention and deletion of personal data.
4.2 Personal data that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for
longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.
4.3 Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 6, we may retain your personal
data where such retention is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to
which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests
of another natural person.
5.1 We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our
5.2 You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes
to this policy.
6. Your rights
6.1 In this Section 8, we have summarised the rights that you have under data protection
law. Some of the rights are complex, and not all of the details have been included
in our summaries. Accordingly, you should read the relevant laws and guidance from
the regulatory authorities for a full explanation of these rights.
6.2 Your principal rights under data protection law are:
(a) the right to access;
(b) the right to rectification;
(c) the right to erasure;
(d) the right to restrict processing;
(e) the right to object to processing;
(f) the right to data portability;
(g) the right to complain to a supervisory authority; and
(h) the right to withdraw consent.
6.3 You have the right to confirmation as to whether or not we process your personal
data and, where we do, access to the personal data, together with certain additional
information. That additional information includes details of the purposes of the
processing, the categories of personal data concerned and the recipients of the personal
data. Providing the rights and freedoms of others are not affected, we will supply
to you a copy of your personal data. The first copy will be provided free of charge,
but additional copies may be subject to a reasonable fee.
6.4 You have the right to have any inaccurate personal data about you rectified and,
taking into account the purposes of the processing, to have any incomplete personal
data about you completed.
6.5 In some circumstances you have the right to the erasure of your personal data
without undue delay. Those circumstances include: the personal data are no longer
necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise
processed; you withdraw consent to consent-based processing; you object to the processing
under certain rules of applicable data protection law; the processing is for direct
marketing purposes; and the personal data have been unlawfully processed. However,
there are exclusions of the right to erasure. The general exclusions include where
processing is necessary: for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information;
for compliance with a legal obligation; or for the establishment, exercise or defence
of legal claims.
6.6 In some circumstances you have the right to restrict the processing of your personal
data. Those circumstances are: you contest the accuracy of the personal data; processing
is unlawful but you oppose erasure; we no longer need the personal data for the purposes
of our processing, but you require personal data for the establishment, exercise
or defence of legal claims; and you have objected to processing, pending the verification
of that objection. Where processing has been restricted on this basis, we may continue
to store your personal data. However, we will only otherwise process it: with your
consent; for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims; for the protection
of the rights of another natural or legal person; or for reasons of important public
6.7 You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data on grounds
relating to your particular situation, but only to the extent that the legal basis
for the processing is that the processing is necessary for: the performance of a
task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of any official authority
vested in us; or the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third
party. If you make such an objection, we will cease to process the personal information
unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which
override your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is for the establishment,
exercise or defence of legal claims.
6.8 You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data for direct
marketing purposes (including profiling for direct marketing purposes). If you make
such an objection, we will cease to process your personal data for this purpose.
6.9 You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data for scientific
or historical research purposes or statistical purposes on grounds relating to your
particular situation, unless the processing is necessary for the performance of a
task carried out for reasons of public interest.
6.10 To the extent that the legal basis for our processing of your personal data
(a) consent; or
(b) that the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you
are party or in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract,
and such processing is carried out by automated means, you have the right to receive
your personal data from us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format.
However, this right does not apply where it would adversely affect the rights and
freedoms of others.
6.11 If you consider that our processing of your personal information infringes data
protection laws, you have a legal right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority
responsible for data protection. You may do so in the EU member state of your habitual
residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement.
6.12 To the extent that the legal basis for our processing of your personal information
is consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. Withdrawal will
not affect the lawfulness of processing before the withdrawal.
6.13 You may exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal data by written
notice to us.
7. About cookies
7.1 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers)
that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier
is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
7.2 Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent
cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry
date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the
other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
7.3 Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a
user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information
stored in and obtained from cookies.
8. Cookies used by our service providers
when you visit our website.
9. Our details
9.1 This website is owned and operated by Steve Wright and Lesley Wright.
9.2 Our principal place of business is at:
The House of Aarden
9.3 You can contact us:
(a) by email, using: email@example.com.