Privacy & Cookie Policy

 
This privacy & cookie policy sets out how Cotswold Country Hats uses and protects any information that you give when you use this website www.cotswoldcountryhats.com. Cotswold Country Hats is a trading name of Adorabilia Ltd and is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Your privacy is important to us and we promise that any information collected will remain private.


What we collect from your order information:
 
We may collect the following information which you provide us with: Any details we hold about you are stored securely. You can request removal of your data at any time.

 
What we do with the information we gather:

 
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
Emails:

Essential emails: When you place any order, you will receive order status updates via email giving you important information about the status of your order, dispatch notifications and delivery notifications. If you do not wish to receive these emails, please contact us at hello@cotswoldcountryhats.com

Legitimate interest emails: When you place your first order with us, you will also receive a welcome email giving you information regarding deliveries, returns, contacting us and FAQ's etc. We will also send out a photo and feedback request email. These are sent via Sendinblue and you can unsubscribe from receiving these emails via the unsubscribe button in the footer of the emails or by contacting us at hello@cotswoldcountryhats.com

Monthly update emails: You can also subscribe to receive our monthly email updates regarding our services, products, latest news, new arrivals and special offers (including exclusive offers for Newsletter Subscribers only). If you'd like to subscribe, please click here.  You can also subscribe at check out or via the links on our website. ​​​​​We treat your data with the utmost care and only use your email for this purpose. We do not not sell your email address onto third parties. You can adjust your email preferences and/or unsubscribe from these communications in the footer of these emails or by contacting us to decline these.  If you unsubscribe from marketing emails, this will not affect your order notifications - you will still receive order status updates. We use Mailchimp as our platform to send out our Monthly Email Newsletters and the only information we supply is your email address. By joining our Monthly Email Newsletter, you acknowledge that the information you provide will be transferred to MailChimp for processing in accordance with their Privacy Policy and their Terms and Conditions.


Security:
 
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure and kept confidential. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we use SSL technology to safeguard and secure the information we collect online which means that your personal information is encrypted and nobody else can read it. We have put in place appropriate measures to ensure your information is kept secure. 
 

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 we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we 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.

 
Controlling your personal information:
 
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information simply by writing to or emailing us.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we are required by law to do so. 

We share your order information with Carrier Companies so they are able to deliver your parcels. These companies are Royal Mail, DPD, DHL and Norsk. They may also contact you with delivery updates via the email address or phone number you provided. Other companies who also have access to your order information are ChannelGrabber (for processing orders and managing inventory), PayPal for payment processing and EKM (our website provider). EKM for status update emails, Sendinblue for welcome and feedback emails, MailChimp for monthly email newsletters. To view their privacy policies, please click on the relevant company name in this paragraph.

Your information is stored with us for as long as you hold an account with us and can be useful information to provide good customer service regarding your purchase history. You have the right to contact us at any time and ask us to delete your personal information.
  
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

You have the right to: Please email any requests to hello@cotswoldcountryhats.com 

If you have any concerns regarding our Privacy and Cookie Policy, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us at hello@cotswoldcountryhats.com so we can rectify it. We hope you don't need to but you also have the right to contact the Information Commissioners Office (ICO), the UK Supervisory Authority for UK for data protection issues, to make a complaint at www.ico.org.uk. We would, however, appreciate you contact us directly first to give us a chance to deal with your concerns.


Cookies and how we use them:

Like most websites, Cotswold Country Hats uses cookies to help your online experience. For example, cookies remember important information such as your cart details. Cookies store information and settings for websites you have visited. By continuing to use our website, you are accepting that cookies will be used unless you have disabled them on your browser. 

A cookie is a small file which is placed on your computer's hard drive by your web browser to collect information to help your online experience They are not used to identify you personally and we will not sell any of your information to any third parties. We do not store payment card information.

Once the cookie file is added, the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

If you don't want cookies, you can delete them via your browser history and you can also disable them. Just use your search engine to find out how to disable them on your web browser. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website or you can delete them after you have visited our website. You can find out how to view cookies in your browser here and you can find more information about cookies on this useful website aboutcookies.org

We use cookies for the following:
Cookies we use are:
EKM and Cotswold Country Hats to assist with using our website ie remembering products, remembering basket info etc
Tawk for our Online Chat
GetSiteControl for our Exit Survey and Cookie Banner
Google - Analytics & Double Click to understand how visitors are using our website, remarketing, tracking ad activity
Google Translate to translate our pages into different languages
Bing for remarketing, tracking ad activity
Facebook for remarketing
Add this for social sharing
 
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

If you have any further questions, please feel free to get in touch with us. Our contact details are:

Email address: hello@cotswoldcountryhats.com
Telephone: UK +44   (0)1993 852038
Address: Cotswold Country Hats, Signals House, Bampton Business Centre North, Weald, Oxon, OX18 2ET

Cotswold Country Hats is a trading name of Adorabilia Ltd. Company Number: 08110433.

By continuing to use our website, you agree to our privacy & cookie policy. Cotswold Country Hats may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.