Who we are
Our website address is: http://knitknackshack.co.uk.
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
We are a Data Controller of your information.
- Knit Knack Shack needs to perform a contract with you
- You have given Knit Knack Shack permission to do so
- Processing your personal information is in Knit Knack Shack legitimate interests
- Knit Knack Shack needs to comply with the law
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. If you wish to be informed what Personal Information we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.
In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
- The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you.
- The right of rectification.
- The right to object.
- The right of restriction.
- The right to data portability
- The right to withdraw consent
Knit Knack Shack follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.
If you contact us using our contact form we will retain your email address and details to enable us to contact. We will not send you unsolicited emails or newsletters but will only use the contact details given to respond to your enquiry. You details will be kept on record to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our policies.
Cookies and Web Beacons
Like any other website, Knit Knack Shack uses ‘cookies’. These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, help make the website work, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users’ experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information. You can control the cookies at the browser level or remove them. Choosing to disable cookies may hinder your use of certain functions. In addition, you can control some 3rd party cookies by using privacy enhancement via optout.aboutads.info or youronlinechoices.com.
For more general information on cookies, please read “What Are Cookies”.
Third Party Privacy Policies
We disclose your Personal Data to third parties or public officials when we are legally obliged to do so. We might disclose your Personal Data to third parties if you have consented to it or if there are other legal grounds for it.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
For users that register on our website for an account, we also store the personal information they provide in their account profile. All users can see and edit personal information at any time. If you have an account with us, note you are responsible for keeping your username and password secret. Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
Securing your data
We do our best to keep your personal data secure. We use safe protocols for transferring data and communication, such as using HTTPS. We use anonymising or pseudonymising when suitable. We monitor our sytems for attacks and vulnerabilities.
Despite trying our best to secure your personal data we can not guarantee the security of any information. However, we will inform suitable authorities of data breaches. We will also keep you informed if there is a threat to your rights and interests. We will do everything we reasonably can to prevent security breaches and keep authorities informed if any breaches occur.
We use your Personal Data on legitimate grounds and/or with your Consent.
On the grounds of entering into a contract or fulfilling contractual obligations, we Process your Personal Data for the following purposes:
- to identify you;
- to provide you a service or to send you a product;
- to communicate either for sales or invoicing;
We Process your Personal Data for the following purposes, on the ground of legitimate interest :
- to administer and analyse our client base (purchasing behaviour and history) in order to improve the quality, variety, and availability of products/ services offered/provided;
With your consent we Process your Personal Data for the following purposes:
- to send you quarterly newsletters and campaign offers
- for other purposes we have asked your consent for
We Process your Personal Data in order to fulfil obligation rising from law and/or use your Personal Data for options provided by law. We reserve the right to anonymise Personal Data gathered and to use any such data. We will use data outside the scope of this Policy only when it is anonymised. We save your billing information and other information gathered about you for as long as needed for accounting purposes or other obligations deriving from law, but not longer than seven years
Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.
Knit Knack Shack does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
Contact Information for Supervisory Authority
Information Commissioner’s Office
Tel: 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545 745 if you prefer to use a national rate number
Fax: 01625 524 510
Last modification made 7/05/2022.