Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments & reviews

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

An anonymised 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 via After approval of your comment or review, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment or review.


If you upload images to the website or email us images, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data, and possibly additional information, from images on the website.

Contact forms

When visitors contact us we collect the data shown in the contact form. This allows us to contact the visitor to complete their query. We also collect the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.


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.

For details on the cookies we use please read our Cookie Policy.

Embedded content from other websites

Pages 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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Sites we use content from include:

  • Facebook: We display, in the footer area of our website, a feed from our Facebook page. Please check their privacy policy for more details about their service.
  • Instagram: We display, in the footer area of our website, a feed from our Instagram page. Please check their privacy policy for more details about their service.

Who we share your data with

To make the services on this website work we use third party service providers. As such your information may be shared with them, or they may act as our data processor. These services include:

  • Square: We use Square to process payment taken online, they will process payment details and record personal information. Please read their privacy policy.
  • MailChimp: We use MailChimp to provide a newsletter. Please read their legal terms.

How long we retain your data

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

Our contact information

This website is owned and operated by Miss Jennie Currie, trading as A Crafty Life UK. You can contact us by:

  • Post: A Crafty Life UK, 6 The Burdwood Centre, Station Road, Thatcham, RG19 4YA.
  • Phone: 07495 123353.
  • email: Please use our contact form.

Additional information

How we protect your data

Personal data is stored on our server in order to process your order and/or enquiry. All data transmitted to/from the website is encrypted. Access to the data is strictly limited to a minimum number of individuals.

We do our best to ensure data is secure, however the transmission and storage of information on the internet can never be guaranteed as being 100% secure and thus transmission of data is made at your own risk.

What data breach procedures we have in place

In the event of a data breach the data controller will, within 72 hours of being made aware of a breach, notify any authority as required by law. All registered users of the website will be notified of the breach. Notification of the breach will include the minimum detail of:

  • A description of the nature of the breach. This should, where known, include numbers of records and individuals affected;
  • Contact details of the data protection officer for A Crafty Life UK;
  • A description of possible consequences of the data breach; and
  • A description of the actions taken or proposed by the data controller to address the data breach including where possible how to mitigate possible adverse effects of the data breach.

What third parties we receive data from

We use Facebook, Instagram, Mailchimp and Square to provide social media, newsletters and payment processing. Data provided may include personal information such as names and email addresses. We will only use this data in accordance to the reason the data was collected.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

Our webservers and website collect IP addresses to prevent attacks and spam.

Compliance With Laws

We will disclose your Personal Information where required to do so by law.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

This page was last modified on 6th January 2020