We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy, and will treat all of your personal data as confidential (although we reserve the right to disclose this information in the circumstances given below). All data you provide to us is kept on a secure server and will fully comply with all applicable UK Data Protection and consumer legislation from time to time in place. All payment transactions will be encrypted. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of the website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential; we ask you not to share this password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of data via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the website; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your data, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
When you shop on the website, we will ask you to input and will collect personal data from you such as your name, e-mail address, billing address, delivery address, telephone number, product selections, credit card or other payment information and a password. We use your information only for the following purposes:
You agree that you do not object to us contacting you for any of the above purposes whether by telephone, e-mail or in writing and you confirm that you do not and will not consider any of the above as being a breach of any of your rights under the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003.
We will not pass any of your personal data to outside organisations and/or individuals. We may disclose your personal data to any member of our group (which means The Trust or its subsidiaries), as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.
If you 'share' content from the website through social networks – such as
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us using the details below.
You have a right to know about the personal information that we hold about you and the purposes for which it is being used. Please contact us using the details below if you wish to know more about the information we hold about you.
Please address all requests and/or queries about our Data Protection policy to the Data Protection Compliance Officer at The Dartington Hall Trust:
The Dartington Trading Company
The Elmhirst Centre
Telephone: 01803 847009