Our data protection code of practice lays out our procedures that ensure Love Dressmaking and our employees comply with The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679).
1. Contact Details
Our full contact details are as follows:
Full legal name of business: Love Dressmaking
It is very important to us that the information we hold about you is accurate and up to date. Please contact us via the above methods to update us with any changes to your personal data as soon as you are able.
2. Your personal data
Under the recent data protection legislation known as ‘GDPR’, personal data is defined as any information capable of identifying an individual. This does not include anonymised data.
We will only ever collect data that is provided to us by you as part of a transaction with our business or by contacting us directly or via the contact form on our website. The data we may hold is detailed as follows:
This data is obtained via any communication that you send to us through the contact form on our website, through email, text, social media messaging, social media posting or any other method of contact. We may keep a copy of this data for record keeping purposes and in order to maintain an ongoing business relationship with you.
This can be defined as your name, title, billing address, delivery address, email address, telephone number, purchase details, or card details that have been provided to us by you in order to process a transaction. Our lawful grounds of holding this data is purely on a contractual basis between us.
We do not collect any sensitive data. Sensitive data refers to data that includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership or any other defined a such sensitive data.
3. What do we use your data for?
From time to time, and only with your consent, we may send you news and marketing information about Love Dressmaking. You can unsubscribe from our marketing material at any time using the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our emails.
We will also use your personal data to contact you with regards to a transaction or order that you have requested or processed.
All data is stored on our secure computer system and all paper documents, if retained, are stored in secure filing cabinets. The information is only accessible to authorised team members.
5. Disclosure of information
We will not, in any circumstances share any of your personal information with a third party.
6. Retaining information
All data is retained for the appropriate lengths of time in compliance with all applicable legal, regulatory and contractual requirements. We will retain your records while you are a customer of Love Dressmaking and for a period of 7 years after that.
7. Access to your records
You have the right of access to the data that we hold about you and to receive a copy of the personal data file. If you require a copy of the data that we hold please send a written request either by email or post to the contact details stated above. We are unable to process verbal requests.
If you do not wish personal data that we hold about you to be disclosed or used in the way that is described in this Code of Practice, please discuss the matter with Love Dressmaking.
8. Deleting your personal data
In line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you can request that the personal data we hold for you is deleted at any time. In order to request your details be deleted, please send a written request either by email or post to the contact details stated above. We are unable to process verbal requests. We will process your request within 30 days.