Last updated: June 2023
We promise to keep your privacy and the data you provide us with safe and secure.
This Policy explains the information we collect about people who visit our website and why we are collecting it, as well as information about how we use it, if we share it and how we keep it secure.
We may update or change this Policy from time to time – you can see the month that the Policy was last updated at the top of this page. Please check occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with the changes. By using our website you’re agreeing to be bound by this Policy.
If you need to contact us about any aspect of this Policy you can do so by emailing us at email@example.com, by writing to us at Distinctly British, Bowels Well Gardens, Dover Road, Folkestone CT19 6NP.
Who we are
Distinctly British Ltd is a small UK company dedicated to promotion and selling goods from a small range of small, quality UK producers. Through its website distinctlybritish.com. .it offers these products for sale online and all purchases are dispatched direct from the relevant producer.
How do we collect information from you?
We obtain information about you when you purchase goods from our website in order to facilitate delivery of your purchases. Payment information is proceeded via certified 3rd party payment gateways such as Stripe, SagePay or PayPal as chosen by the purchaser. We never have sight of your card or PayPal details and any queries regarding payment or refunds are carried out via these processors using a unique payment code allocated for each transaction.
You may also register yourself on our site without making a purchase.
What type of information do we collect?
The personal information we might collect from you includes your name, email address and postal address and telephone numbers to facilitate delivery and query handling.
How is your information used?
We may use your information to:
Send you information about our products and services;
Seek your views or comments on the services we provide;
Deal with entries into a competition;
Notify you of changes to our services;
You may opt-out of any email communications by using the ‘unsubscribe’ link within each email, by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We will hold your personal information on our systems until such a point that you request its removal. Please see ‘How you can request, edit or erase the information we hold about you’ section below on how to do this.
If you have entered a competition, we may be required to pass your contact details onto prize providers in order to supply a prize to you. What data we share will be made clear to you at the time of winning a prize.
We do not supply any data, personal or otherwise, to third parties except for delivery information for purchases as above.
How you can request, edit or erase the information we hold about you
You have the right to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you. You can do this by emailing us at email@example.com or by writing to us at Distinctly British, Bowels Well Gardens, Dover Road, Folkestone CT19 6NP.
. We will aim to process your request as quickly as we can and at the latest within 14 days of receiving the request. We will provide the information to you by email. We may charge a small administration fee of £10 for any excessive or repetitive requests.
You are responsible for the accuracy of the data we hold about you. If you notice that anything is incorrect, or that anything is out of date you can ask for this information to be changed by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by writing to us at Distinctly British, 36 Bradstone Avenue, Folkestone CT19 5AG.
You may, also, at any time request the erasure of your account and any information we hold about you by emailing email@example.com, calling 0844 272 5488 or by writing to us at Distinctly British, Bowels Well Gardens, Dover Road, Folkestone CT19 6NP. We aim to respond to requests for erasure within 5 working days.
Cookies are widely used tiny pieces of software (files) that are installed on a computer or mobile device when an individual visits a website.
Session cookies are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the website. We use session cookies to allow you to carry information across pages of our website and avoid having to re-enter information, and to compile statistics that allow us to understand how users use our website and to help us improve the structure of our website.
We may use other persistent cookies from time to time to help us recognise you as a unique visitor when you return to our website and to monitor your use of our website. This will allow us to tailor the content of certain areas of our site and offer you promotions that match your preferred interests.