We take the privacy of your information very seriously, this policy applies between Bell Antiques the owner and provider of this website and you the user for the use of all data collected by us or provided by you in relation to the use of this website. It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from this website including but not limited to any links that we may provide to social media websites.
We collect, use and are responsible for certain personal information about you, when we do so we are regulated under the General Data protection Regulations (GDPR) which apply across the European Union (including the United Kingdom) and are responsible as ‘controller’ of that personal information for the purposes of those laws.
Personal information we collect and use
We collect data, which means personal data from you:
How we collect data
a. Data is given to us by you
b. Data that is collected automatically – to the extent that you use the website, we will collect your data automatically
Data that is given to us by you
a. When you contact us through the website, by telephone, post, email or through any other means
Our use of data
Any or 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:
a. Internal record keeping
b. Improvement of our products/services
c. Transmission by email of marketing materials that may be of interest to you.
Who your information may be shared with
a. Law enforcement agencies in connection with any investigation to help investigation to help prevent unlawful activity
b. Taxation authorities for the collection and payment of relevant taxes
c. Other businesses whose services we use, for example delivery/courier companies
We will not share your information with any other 3rd parties
How long your personal information will be kept
We will hold your personal information for the following periods
Name and address following a sale – 6 years to satisfy UK tax laws
Email – your email address will be deleted 28 days following any communication received unless otherwise agreed
Keeping your information secure
We have appropriate security measures in place to prevent personal information from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way.
Transfers of your information out of the EEA
We will not transfer you personal information outside of the EEA at any time
What rights do you have
Under the GDPR you have a number of rights which include
· Fair processing and transparency on how we use your personal information
· Access to you personal information
· Require us to correct any mistakes in your information that we hold
· Require us to erase personal information concerning you in certain situations
· Object to processing or your personal information for direct marketing
· Restrict our use of your personal information in certain circumstances
Further information and guidance on your rights can be obtained from the Information Commissioner’s Office
If you have questions about this policy or the information that we hold about you, please contact us by:
Post: Bell Antiques, 42 South Street, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 3NN