This website and The Wedding Dolls take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience.
This Policy aims to ensure compliance with the GDPR. The GDPR sets out the following principles with which The Wedding Dolls handling of personal data must comply.
The Wedding Dolls will only collect and process personal data for and to the extent necessary for the specific purpose or purposes of which data subjects have been informed (or will be informed).
The Wedding Dolls shall ensure that all personal data collected, processed, and held by it is kept accurate and up-to-date. This includes, but is not limited to, the rectification of personal data at the request of a data subject.
The accuracy of personal data shall be checked when it is collected and at regular intervals thereafter. If any personal data is found to be inaccurate or out-of-date, all reasonable steps will be taken without delay to amend or erase that data, as appropriate.
The information we collect via the website, via email, phone and other communication methods may include:
Any personal details you knowingly provide us with, such as name, address, telephone number etc.
Your IP Address, this is a string of numbers unique to your computer that is recorded by our web server when you request any page or component on the Website. This information is used to monitor your usage of the Website.
The Wedding Dolls require personal information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping.
- To improve our services.
- Send promotional emails about special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
- Market research purposes.
- To bill you and to contact you concerning your contract with us.
- We will also use and analyse the information we collect so that we can administer, support, improve and develop our business.
Unless required to do so by law, we will not otherwise share, sell or distribute any of the information you provide to us without your consent.
Data Security – Storage
The Wedding Dolls shall ensure that the following measures are taken with respect to the storage of personal data:
All electronic copies of personal data should be stored securely using passwords and data encryption;
All hardcopies of personal data, along with any electronic copies stored on physical, removable media should be stored securely in a locked box, drawer, cabinet, or similar;
All personal data stored electronically should be backed up daily
Data Security – Disposal
When any personal data is to be erased or otherwise disposed of for any reason (including where copies have been made and are no longer needed), it should be securely deleted and disposed of.
Data Security – Use of Personal Data
The Wedding Dolls shall ensure that the following measures are taken with respect to the use of personal data:
No personal data may be shared informally and if an employee, agent, sub-contractor, or other party working on behalf of The Wedding Dolls requires access to any personal data that they do not already have access to, such access should be formally requested;
No personal data may be transferred to any employees, agents, contractors, or other parties, whether such parties are working on behalf of The Wedding Dolls or not, without authorisation;
Personal data must be handled with care at all times and should not be left unattended or on view to unauthorised employees, agents, sub-contractors, or other parties at any time;
If personal data is being viewed on a computer screen and the computer in question is to be left unattended for any period of time, the user must lock the computer and screen before leaving it.
The Wedding Dolls shall not keep personal data for any longer than is necessary in light of the purpose or purposes for which that personal data was originally collected, held, and processed.
When personal data is no longer required, all reasonable steps will be taken to erase or otherwise dispose of it without delay.
Erasure of Personal Data
Data subjects have the right to request that The Wedding Dolls erases the personal data it holds about them.
Unless The Wedding Dolls has reasonable grounds to refuse to erase personal data, all requests for erasure shall be complied with, and the data subject informed of the erasure, within one month of receipt of the data subject’s request.
Accountability and Record-Keeping
The Wedding Dolls shall be responsible for overseeing the implementation of this Policy and for monitoring compliance with this Policy, other data protection-related policies, and with the GDPR and other applicable data protection legislation.
Accessing and Updating
You are entitled to see the personal information held about you and you may ask us to make any necessary changes to ensure that it is accurate and kept up to date. If you wish to do this, please contact us. We are entitled by law to charge a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.
Restriction of Personal Data Processing
Data subjects may request that The Wedding Dolls ceases processing the personal data it holds about them. If a data subject makes such a request, The Wedding Dolls shall retain only the amount of personal data concerning that data subject (if any) that is necessary to ensure that the personal data in question is not processed further.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that The Wedding Dolls do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, The Wedding Dolls cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Cookies are small amounts of information which we may store on your computer. Unless you have indicated your objection when disclosing your details to us, our system will issue cookies to your computer when you log on to the site. Cookies make it easier for you to log on to and use the site during future visits. They also allow us to monitor website traffic and to personalise the content of the site for you. You may set up your computer to reject cookies by following the relevant instructions which can be found at www.aboutcookies.org. In that case, you may not be able to use certain features on our site. If you do not wish to receive cookies in the future, please let us know.
Notification of Changes
Implementation of Policy
This Policy shall be deemed effective as of 14th February 2020.