Here at Blanket Box, we understand that your privacy is
important to you and that you care about how your information is used and
shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits our
website and we will only collect and use information in ways that are useful to
you and in a manner consistent with your rights and obligations under the law.
This Policy applies to our use of any and all data collected
carefully and ensure that you understand it. By visiting this site you are
can contact us with any concerns.
Definitions and Interpretation
In this Policy the following terms shall have the following
“Account” means an account required to access
and/or use certain areas and features of Our Website;
“Cookie” means a small text file placed on your
computer or device by our website when you visit certain parts of Our Website
and/or when you use certain features of Our Website. Details of the Cookies
used by are set out in below;
“our website” means this website, www.blanket-box.com;
“UK and EU Cookie Law”means the relevant parts
of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as
amended in 2004, 2011 and 2015; and
“we/us/our” means Blanket Box, is a sole trading company whose
registered office and trading address is 23 Wood Lane, Heskin , Chorley, Lancashire, PR7 5NU.
Our Website, www.blanket-box.com
is owned and operated by Blanket Box, a company
whose registered office and trading address is 23 wood Lane, Heskin, Chorley , Lancashire , PR7 5NU.
Due to our size we are not required to have a data
protection officer but queries can be directed to Jane McDonald, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Scope – What Does This Policy Cover?
It does not extend to any websites that are linked to the website (whether We
provide those links or whether they are shared by other users). We have no
control over how your data is collected, stored or used by other websites and
advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing
any data to them.
What Data Do We Collect?
Some data will be collected automatically by our website
will only be collected if you voluntarily submit it and consent to us using it
for the purposes set out later in this policy.
Depending upon your use of our website, We may collect some
or all of the following data:
·Date of birth;
·Contact information such as email addresses and
·Demographic information such as your address and
·IP address (automatically collected);
·Web browser type and version (automatically
·A list of URLs starting with a referring site,
your activity on our website, and the site you exit to (automatically
We use your data to provide the best possible products and
services to you. This includes:
·Providing and managing your access to our website;
·Responding to communications from you;
·Analysing your use of the website and gathering
feedback to enable us to continually improve our website and your user
With your permission and/or where permitted by law, we may
also use your data for marketing purposes which may include contacting you by
email or post with information, news and offers on our products and services.
We will not, however, send you any unsolicited marketing or
spam and will take all reasonable steps to ensure that We fully protect your
rights and comply with our obligations under the GDPR and the Privacy and
Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003, as amended in 2004,
2011 and 2015.
Under GDPR we will ensure that your personal data is
processed lawfully, fairly, and transparently, without adversely affecting your
rights. We will only process your personal data if at least one of the
following basis applies:
a) you have given consent to the processing of your personal
data for one or more specific purposes;
b) processing is necessary for the performance of a contract
to which you are a party or in order to take steps at the request of you prior
to entering into a contract;
c) processing is necessary for compliance with a legal
obligation to which we are subject;
d) processing is necessary to protect the vital interests of
you or of another natural person;
e) processing is necessary for the performance of a task
carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority
vested in the controller; and/or
f) processing is necessary for the purposes of the
legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third party, except where such
interests are overridden by the fundamental rights and freedoms of the data
subject which require protection of personal data, in particular where the data
subject is a child.
How and Where Do We Store Your Data?
We only keep your data for as long as we need to in order to
use it as described above, and/or for as long as We have your
permission to keep it. In any event, we will conduct an annual review to
ascertain whether we need to keep your data. Your data will be deleted if we no
longer need it.
We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data
is treated as safely and securely as it would be within the EEA and under the
GDPR. Such steps may include, but not be limited to, the use of legally binding
contractual terms between us and any third parties We engage and the use of the
EU-approved Model Contractual Arrangements.
Data security is of great importance to us, and to protect
your data we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial
procedures to safeguard and secure data collected through our site.
Notwithstanding the security measures that We take, it is
important to remember that the transmission of data via the internet may not be
completely secure and that you are advised to take suitable precautions when
transmitting to us data via the internet.
Do We Share Your Data?
We may contract with third parties to supply products andservices
to you on our behalf. These may include payment processing, delivery of goods,
search engine facilities, advertising and marketing. In some cases, the third
parties may require access to some or all of your data. Where any of your data
is required for such a purpose, We will take all reasonable steps to ensure
that your data will be handled safely, securely, and in accordance with your
rights, our obligations, and the obligations of the third party under the law.
We may compile statistics about the use of the website
including data on traffic, usage patterns, user numbers, sales and other
information. All such data will be anonymised and will not include any
personally identifying information. We may from time to time share such data
with third parties such as prospective investors, affiliates, partners and
advertisers. Data will only be shared and used within the bounds of the law.
In certain circumstances we may be legally required to share
certain data held by us, which may include your personal information, for
example, where we are involved in legal proceedings, where we are complying
with the requirements of legislation, a court order, or a governmental
authority. We do not require any further consent from you in order to share
your data in such circumstances and will comply as required with any legally
binding request that is made of us.
How Can You Control Your Data?
When you submit information via our website, you may be
given options to restrict our use of your data. We aim to give you strong
controls on our use of your data (including the ability to opt-out of receiving
emails from us which you may do by unsubscribing using the links provided in
all emails and at the point of providing your details.
You may also wish to sign up to one or more of the
preference services operating in the UK: The Telephone Preference Service (“the
TPS”), the Corporate Telephone Preference Service (“the CTPS”), and the Mailing
Preference Service (“the MPS”). These may help to prevent you receiving unsolicited
marketing. Please note, however, that these services will not prevent you from
receiving marketing communications that you have consented to receiving.
Your Right to
Withhold Information and Your Right to Withdraw Information After You Have
You may access Our Website without providing any data at
all. However, to use all features and functions available on our website you
may be required to submit or allow for the collection of certain data.
You may withdraw your consent for Us to use your personal
data at any time by contacting Us using the details set out at the end of this
policy, and We will delete your data from our systems. However, you acknowledge
this may limit our ability to provide the best possible products and services
How Can You Access Your Data?
You have the legal right to ask for a copy of any of your
personal data held by us (where such data is held). Please contact us for more
details by emailing email@example.com or
using the details in the contacting us section.
Our website may place and access certain first party Cookies
on your computer or device. First party Cookies are those placed directly by us
experience of our website and to provide and improve our products and services.
By using Our Website you may also receive certain third party Cookies on your
computer or device. Third party Cookies are those placed by websites, services,
and/or parties other than us. We use third party Cookies on our website for
advertising services. In addition, the website uses analytics services provided
of tools used to collect and analyse usage statistics, enabling us to better understand
how people use our website.
What Cookies Do We Use and What For?
Our website may place and access certain first party Cookies
on your computer or device. First party Cookies are those placed directly by Us
experience of our website and to provide and improve Our products and services.
We will have carefully chosen these Cookies and have taken steps to ensure that
your privacy is protected and respected at all times.
By using Our website you may also receive certain third
party Cookies on your computer or device. Third party Cookies are those placed
by websites, services, and/or parties other than Us. We use third party Cookies
on Our Website for advertising and analytics services. These Cookies are not
integral to the functioning of our website.
All Cookies used by and on our website are used in
accordance with current English and EU Cookie Law.
Upon visiting our website for the first time, you will be
shown a banner at the top of the page requesting your consent to set those
Cookies. By continuing to use our website, you are giving your consent to the
placing of Cookies you are enabling Us to provide the best possible experience
and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies;
however certain features of our website may not function fully or as intended.
Certain features of Our Website depend on Cookies to
function. UK and EU Cookie Law deems these Cookies to be “strictly necessary”. By
continuing to use our website, you are giving consent to place these
Cookies. You may still block these Cookies by changing your internet browser’s
settings, but please be aware that our website may not work as intended if you
do so. We have taken great care to ensure that your privacy is not at risk by
Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect
and analyse usage statistics, enabling Us to better understand how people use our website. This, in turn, enables us to improve our website and the products
and services offered through it. You do not have to allow us to use these
Cookies, as detailed below, however whilst our use of them does not pose any
risk to your privacy or your safe use of our website, it does enable Us to
continually improve Our Website, making it a better and more useful experience
The analytics service(s) used by our website use(s) Cookies
to gather the required information. Certain of these Cookies may be placed
immediately when you first visit our website and it may not be possible for us
to obtain your prior consent. You may remove these Cookies and prevent future
use of them by following the steps set out below.
The analytics service(s) used by our website use(s): Google
You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet
browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to
disable all cookies or only third party cookies. By default, most internet
browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please
consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came
with your device.
You can choose to delete Cookies at any time however you may
lose any information that enables you to access our website more quickly and
It is recommended that you keep your internet browser and
operating system up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided
by the developer of your internet browser and manufacturer of your computer or
device if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.
Summary of Your Rights under GDPR
Under the GDPR, you have:
·The right to request access to, deletion of or
correction of, your personal data held by us;
·The right to complain to a supervisory
·Be informed of what data processing is taking
·The right to restrict processing;
·The right to data portability;
·Object to processing of your personal data;
·Rights with respect to automated decision-making
and profiling (see the next section).
To enforce any of the foregoing rights or if you have any
using the details set out in the contacting us section.
Automated Decision-Making and Profiling
In the event that we use personal data for the purposes of
automated decision-making and those decisions have a legal (or similarly
significant effect), You have the right to challenge to such decisions under
GDPR, requesting human intervention, expressing their own point of view, and
obtaining an explanation of the decision from Us.
·The right described above does not apply in the
·The decision is necessary for the entry into, or
performance of, a contract between the You and Us;
·The decision is authorised by law; or
·You have given you explicit consent
Where We use your personal data for profiling purposes, the
following shall apply:
·Clear information explaining the profiling will
be provided, including its significance and the likely consequences;
·Appropriate mathematical or statistical
procedures will be used;
·Technical and organisational measures necessary
to minimise the risk of errors and to enable such errors to be easily corrected
shall be implemented; and
·All personal data processed for profiling
purposes shall be secured in order to prevent discriminatory effects arising
out of profiling.
If you have any questions about our website or this Privacy
Policy, please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
by telephone on +44 (0)1772 439030 , or by post at Blanket Box, 23 Wood Lane, Heskin, Chorley, Lancashire, PR7 5NU. Please ensure that your query is clear, particularly if it is a
request for information about the data We hold about you.
from time to time, or as may be required by law. Any changes will be
immediately posted on our website and you will be deemed to have accepted the
alterations. We recommend that you check this page regularly to keep