Virtual Tapestry

Privacy and Cookies

Virtual Tapestry is brought to you by Needs To Be Seen Limited, a company incorporated and registered in England and Wales under company number 4775488 whose registered office address is at 23 Stanley Road, Alvaston, Derby, Derbyshire, DE24 0AB.

We are registered with the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO). Our Registration Number is Z1536788. For more information, visit the ICO website. The Data Controller is Needs to be Seen Ltd of 23 Stanley Road, Alvaston, Derby, DE24 0AB.

We care about the privacy of visitors to our website, and take steps to protect it. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully as it contains important information about how your personal data will be used. By registering or placing an order on this website, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your information under the terms of this Policy.

Personal data that we collect from you

Information from third parties

Occasionally we may receive information about you from other sources which will be added to the information already held about you in order for us to help supply our services and products to you.

Information that will be collected automatically

How your personal data will be used

We will use your personal data for the following purposes:

What is our lawful basis or ground for using your personal data?

Marketing

If you have provided your consent to receive newsletters, we use a third party provider, Mailchimp (The Rocket Science Group LLC), to deliver them. We gather statistics regarding email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our newsletter. For more information, please see Mailchimps's privacy notice here: mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/.

Disclosure of your personal data

We do not sell, rent, trade or otherwise disclose your data, except as described in this Policy.

We may disclose your personal data to:

In the unlikely event that our business enters into a joint venture with or is sold to or merged with another business entity, your information may be disclosed to our new business partners or owners.

Keeping your data secure

We will use technical and organisational measures to safeguard your personal data, for example:

While we will use all reasonable efforts to safeguard your personal data, you acknowledge that the use of the Internet is not entirely secure and for this reason we cannot guarantee the security or integrity of any personal data that are transferred from you or to you via the Internet. If you have any particular concerns about your information, please contact us.

Transfers of data out of the EEA

Where we use data servers that may transfer data out of the EEA we will take steps to ensure adequate protections are in place to ensure the security of your information and give you remedies in the unlikely event of a security breach.

All information you provide to us is stored with secure data processors for the purposes of storing your data, accounting purposes and social media purposes for example.

Please note that we review all processors we utilise and ensure that there are adequate safeguards in place to protect your personal data, such as adherence to binding corporate rules or compliance with the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework, which is a mechanism that ensures compliance with EU data protection requirements when transferring personal data from the European Union to the United States. You can learn more about Privacy Shield here: www.privacyshield.gov/welcome

Your Consent and Rights of Access

We will collect and store information about you with your consent. You provide us with your consent by choosing to provide your personal details as detailed above in the 'Personal data that we collect from you' section, when you use our service and by reading and agreeing to this Policy.

You can change your mind or remove or add your consent at any time.

To revise your consent, access, amend or remove your records or assert any of your rights set out above, please contact us. You may need to provide proof of identity, and you will need to specify the personal data you want access to, amended or removed.

How long we will store your data

We retain a record of your data to provide you with a high quality of service. We will only retain your data in accordance with the law and we will only retain it for as long as is necessary. The data may be deleted in the following circumstances:

Use of cookies

Cookies are small files stored on a visitors computer. There are two types: 'session cookies', that are maintained for the duration of a browsing session, and then destroyed when the user closes the browser window, or 'persistent cookies', which are saved on a users' hard drive in order to identify either the user, or information about the user, the next time they log onto a website.

This website uses both session and persistent cookies. It uses persistent cookies to help our users stay logged in to our website, track how our visitors use this website, and enable users to interact with social networks they are already logged in to.

Tracking is done via StatCounter, AddThis and Google Analytics. All use cookies to collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, how visitors arrived at the site, and the pages they visited.

By visiting this website with your browser settings adjusted to accept cookies you tell us you consent to our use of cookies. You may refuse to accept AddThis and Google Analytics cookies by making use of their opt-out services (link belows), or by turning cookies off in your browser.

Google Analytics Privacy Policy and Opt-out: www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html

AddThis Privacy Policy and Opt-out: www.addthis.com/privacy

StatCounter Cookie Opt-out: statcounter.com/about/set-refusal-cookie

Links to third party websites

Links to third party websites on this website are provided solely for your convenience. If you use these links, you leave this website. We do not control and are not responsible for these websites or their content or availability. We do not endorse, accept any responsibility or liability for, or make any representations about them or any material found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. These websites, apps and services will have their own privacy policies/terms of use. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to this website, please ensure that you review the relevant privacy policies/terms of use prior to providing any personal data to them.

Contact us

All comments, queries and requests relating to our use of your information are welcomed, please contact us.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

Any changes to our Privacy Policy in the future will be posted to the website and, where appropriate, through email notification. You should check this Policy frequently to ensure you are aware of the current applicable version.

This Privacy Policy was edited on 23rd May 2018.

Data Protection Supervisory Authority

The Data Protection Supervisory Authority in the UK is the Information Commissioner's Office. Should you have any complaints about the way we handle your data, you may direct them to the ICO. More information on the ICO can be found on their website here: ico.org.uk