Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Homestyle Studio uses and protects any information that you give us when you use this website.

Homestyle Studio, and its owner, Homestyling Studio Ltd., is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.

Homestyle Studio may change this policy from time to time by updating this page, and you should check this page periodically to identify any changes so that you can decide whether or not to continue to allow us to hold your data.

This policy is effective from 1st November 2018.

Data we collect

If you purchase items from the site, we will collect the following information from you:

  • Name
  • Contact information including email address, phone number, and billing and delivery addresses
  • Your IP Address may also be stored on our system for the purpose of retaining information about the customer orders placed

Payment data

As soon as you enter the payment phase of the purchase process, you are handed over to our payment processor partner, Paypal.

Paypal will guide you through the payment process, and we will have no access to the financial data Paypal collects in order to process payment.

We will receive confirmation from Paypal that the transaction has been completed, and we will then begin the process of fulfilling your order.

How we use the data

We collect only enough information from you to enable us to:

  • Send your items to you
  • Contact you, should there be any issues to discuss with you
  • Email you our periodic newsletter, if you have opted in
  • We will not sell, distribute or lease any of your personal information to third parties.

Data security

We will always be committed to making sure the information you give us remains secure, and the website contains electronic security features to ensure your data is safeguarded against unauthorised access.

Cookies

A cookie is a small file. It is installed on your computer’s hard drive only if you give permission, or if your computer settings allow cookies to be installed automatically.

Once installed, the cookie helps analyse web traffic. Web applications to respond to you, helping to tailor how they interact with you by using information about your preferences.

Cookies help us provide a better service, and they do not give us access to your computer or other information about you.

Our shopping platform uses cookies which are used to provide an optimal user experience, which include retaining cart contents for future visits, and session cookies, amongst others.

We Uue Google Analytics - These cookies collect information about how our visitors use our site. We use this information to improve your experience. More information is available here: HYPERLINK "http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html" www.google.co.uk/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit HYPERLINK "http://www.allaboutcookies.org/" www.allaboutcookies.org

External links

We might provide hyperlinks to other web pages and resources that we believe you might find interesting or helpful.

Once you leave our site, we are not responsible for any data protection and privacy issues resulting from you visiting these other sites and resources.

You should at all times be cautious when providing any information online.

Data control

You also have control over what data we collect and how it can be used.

You may at any time request details of the personal information we hold about you, under the Data Protection Act 1998.

If you would like a copy of the information held on you, please first email us at HYPERLINK "mailto:hilaryjane@homestylestudio.co.uk" hilaryjane@homestylestudio.co.uk, and we will let you know how to request it.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, or you would like us to delete your account and personal information, please email us at HYPERLINK "mailto:holaryjane@homestylestudio.co.uk" hilaryjane@homestylestudio.co.uk, and will update or delete the details as quickly as we can.

We will need to continue to hold your name and email address, as confirmation of your request to delete your account, and your order history, to provide information to the tax authorities, should they request it.