Last Policy update 11/5/18
(“WE” or “US” relates to Gummee Ltd)
The law has changed and we want to be as transparent as possible with how we use your data and how we collect it.
The Data Protection Act has not changed in over 20 years! Times and technology have changed and progressed so much in that time. The new GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) has been created with protecting everyone in mind and we fully support it.
The information we collect about you.
We collect information about you when you visit our website to order from us?
When you place an order
We will have access to your personal information purely on a
We will never share your details with third parties that do not relate to processing or payment of your order.
We will store your details if you have ordered from us purely to make reordering easier for you. These details will never be passed to anyone or used for unsolicited marketing.
Contacting us through the website
When contacting us through the website we will store the original message on our secure and private server. Any information you pass to us through email will only be accessed and managed for the original intent of the message and will never be passed or shared to anyone unrelating to the subject matter without prior consent by you.
Email subscription service
We will never contact you with news or
You will always have the option to unsubscribe at any time.
Your details will be stored on our private and secure server and we will use
By using Social Media you will have agreed to their terms and conditions of use upon creating your account. Please visit the individual platform to make sure you agree with their privacy policies and the use of your data.
Any private messages and the content within them will never be shared with anyone outside of Gummee Ltd or publicly without express consent.
Any pictures you share will never be re-shared without your permission.
Competition winners will be asked to contact us privately to give an address to send their prize to. This information will be used solely for this reason. In the case of collaborations with other businesses, you understand that your address will be shared across the businesses supplying prizes for the sole purpose of delivery to you.
How we use the information we collect
The information we collect about you is purely to process enquiries or orders made by you to us. We will only contact you if we have your express permission to do so and will never pass your personal information to those parties that are not related to carrying out the original request.
Who is collecting your data for us
Gummee will at times use a third party service provider to assist with the running of our business. These third party service providers are used to provide website development, hosting, maintenance, back up, storage, payment processing and analysis. These service providers will only access information with instructions to do so on our behalf. They have their own privacy policies in place and have agreed to abide by the GPPR policies and procedures designed to protect your information.
If you would like information on the data we hold for you, you may request it from us by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
Please be aware we will need proof of identification before we will release any personal information and will not release any information over the phone in the interest of security.
Your request may be limited in certain cases, i.e if you ask to delete information which we are permitted to keep by law or have a legitimate interest to keep, such as model release forms for
Cookies also allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
More details on the cookies we use and how you can recognise them are given in the table below:
Cookie Name: _ga
Purpose: Used to distinguish users
Further Information & Duration: 2 years
Further Information:2 years from set up/date
Further Information:30 mins from set up/date
Further Information:6 months from set up/date
Further Information:2 Years from set up/date
You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
Where we store your personal data
The data that we collect from you may be transferred
Payment transactions may be carried out by an independent third party. Under these circumstances, transactions will be governed by the third parties terms and conditions. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information 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 our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
Uses made of the information
We use information held about you in the following ways:
To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
To allow you to participate in interactive features of our
To notify you about changes to our service.
We may also use your data, or permit selected third parties to use your data, to provide you with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you and we or they may contact you about these by post or telephone.
If you are an existing customer, we may contact you by electronic means (including, but not limited to, e-mail,
If you are a new customer, and where we permit selected third parties to use your data, we (or they) will only contact you by electronic means if you have consented to this.
If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please tick the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your data (the booking form).
We do not disclose information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers, but we may provide them with aggregate information about our users (for example, we may inform them that 500 men aged under 30 have clicked on their advertisement on any given day). We may also use such aggregate information to help advertisers reach the kind of audience they want to target (for example, women in TR1). We may make use of the personal data we have collected from you to enable us to comply with our advertisers' wishes by displaying their advertisement to that target audience.
Disclosure of your information
We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006. We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
If Gummee Limited or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
To assist in providing the goods or services you may order from us.
As otherwise set out in this policy, or as set out by our website terms and conditions of use and/or our terms and conditions of hire.