Privacy Policy

Who we are

Mary Hinge is a site that designs a variety of products that are offered for sale and that can be delivered to customers.

Our website address is: http://www.maryhinge.com.

Our Privacy Policy is used in conjunction with our Terms and Conditions and our Cookie Policy, all of which relate to our websites at www.maryhinge.com, as well as the services we offer to our customers; these will be known as either the “Website” or the “Service”.

Your Privacy

The Website follows all legal requirements to protect your privacy. Our Privacy Policy is a statement that outlines how we collect information from you, how we may share your information, and, if you wish to, how you can limit our sharing of your information.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Personal Data

We may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (Personal Data). This may include, but is not limited to: Name, Email address, Telephone Number, Address. These are required to fulfil orders that are placed with Mary Hinge.

We may use your Personal Data to contact you with details of your orders, and with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send.

Usage Data

We may also collect information how our Website or Service is accessed and used (Usage Data). This may include, but is not limited to such information as when you visit our site, the pages you visit, when you left and what browser you use.  Mary Hinge uses Google Analytics to capture this information, and we recommend reading their Privacy Policy to understand what they do with that data.

Cookies

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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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.

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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Use of Data

We use the collected data for various purposes:

– To provide and maintain our Service

– To notify you about changes to our Service

– To provide customer support

– To gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our Service

-To monitor the usage of our Service

– To detect, prevent and address technical issues

– To provide you with news, special offers and general information about other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless you have opted not to receive such information

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize 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.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Security of Data

The security of your data is important to us and we have processes and systems in place to maintain it in a secure environment.  We use only high quality and internationally recognised systems or brands to store data and have various protocols to maintain security.

Your Data Protection Rights

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have data protection rights under GDPR. Mary Hinge aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Data. If you wish to understand what data we hold about you, please contact us using the details below.

Service Providers

We may employ reputable third-party companies and individuals to deliver some or all of our Service to you (Service Providers).

We may share your data with Service Providers, but will do so with controls in place, and will only share what is necessary to deliver our Service to you.