Privacy & Cookies Policy
We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors.
In this policy, “we”, “us” and “our” refer to Sylvia Matthews Bridals Ltd.
How we use your personal data
We may process data about your use of our website (“usage data”). The usage data may include your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths. The source of the usage data is Google Analytics tracking systems. This usage data may be processed for the purposes of analysing the use of the website.
We may use your email address for emailing newsletters and details of offers or promotions if you have signed up for them. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe button at the foot of any email.
Providing your personal data to others
We may disclose your personal data where such disclosure is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person. We may also disclose your personal data where such disclosure is necessary for the establishment, exercise, or defence of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure.
Retaining and deleting personal data
Personal data that we process shall not be kept for longer than is necessary.
We may retain your personal data where such retention is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Security of personal data
We will take appropriate technical and organisational precautions to secure your personal data and to prevent the loss, misuse, or alteration of your personal data.
We will store all your personal data on secure servers, personal computers and in secure manual record-keeping systems.
Data relating to your enquiries that are sent from your web browser to our web server, or from our web server to your web browser, will be protected using encryption technology.
You acknowledge that the transmission of unencrypted (or inadequately encrypted) data over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.
You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.
You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you.
We may withhold personal information that you request to the extent permitted by law.
You may instruct us at any time not to process your personal information for marketing purposes.
Third party websites
Our website includes hyperlinks to, and details of, third party websites. We have no control over, and are not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of third parties.
Personal data of children
Our website and services are targeted at persons over the age of 18. If we have reason to believe that we hold personal data of a person under that age in our databases, we will delete that personal data.
Cookies that we use
Cookies used by our service providers
We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. Google Analytics to gather information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website.
We may use a data processor to deliver our newsletters and any offers or promotions using your email address. We will ensure that any processor agrees to comply with GDPR.
Data protection officer
Our data protection officer’s contact details are [email protected]