Who We Are
Stitches ‘n’ Print (‘we’ or ‘us’ or ‘our’) gather and process your personal information in accordance with this privacy notice and in
compliance with the relevant data protection Regulation and laws. This notice provides you with the necessary information
regarding your rights and our obligations, and explains how, why and when we process your personal data.
Stitches ‘n’ Print’s registered office is at 78 Southgate, Sleaford Lincolnshire NG34 7RL and we are operating as a Sole Trader and
act as the data controller/data processor when processing your data.
Information That We Collect
Stitches ‘n’ Print processes your personal information to meet our legal, statutory and contractual obligations and to provide
you with our products and services. We will never collect any unnecessary personal data from you and do not process your
information in any way, other than as specified in this notice.
The personal data that we may collect from is: –
• Home Address
• Personal Email
• Business Email
• Home Telephone Number
• Mobile Telephone Number
We collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order, subscribe to our marketing information and
offers or fill out a form.
We collect information in the below ways: –
Online and paper form, website orders and telephone.
How We Use Your Personal Data (Legal Basis for Processing)
Stitches ’n’ Print takes your privacy very seriously and will never disclose, share or sell your data without your consent; unless
required to do so by law. We only retain your data for as long as is necessary and for the purpose(s) specified in this notice.
Where you have consented to us providing you with promotional offers and marketing, you are free to withdraw this consent at
The purposes and reasons for processing your personal data are detailed below: –
• We collect your personal data in the performance of a contract or to provide a service and to ensure that orders are completed and can be sent out to your preferred address
• We collect and store your personal data as part of our legal obligation for business accounting and tax purposes
• We will occasionally send you marketing information where we have assessed that it is beneficial to you as a customer and in our interests. Such information will be non-intrusive and is processed on the grounds of legitimate interests
You have the right to access any personal information that Stitches ‘n’ Print processes about you and to request information
• What personal data we hold about you
• The purposes of the processing
• The categories of personal data concerned
• The recipients to whom the personal data has/will be disclosed
• How long we intend to store your personal data for
• If we did not collect the data directly from you, information about the source
If you believe that we hold any incomplete or inaccurate data about you, you have the right to ask us to correct and/or complete
the information and we will strive to do so as quickly as possible; unless there is a valid reason for not doing so, at which point
you will be notified.
You also have the right to request erasure of your personal data or to restrict processing (where applicable) in accordance with
the data protection laws; as well as to object to any direct marketing from us. Where applicable, you have the right to data
portability of your information and the right to be informed about any automated decision-making we may use.
If we receive a request from you to exercise any of the above rights, we may ask you to verify your identity before acting on the
request; this is to ensure that your data is protected and kept secure.
Sharing and Disclosing Your Personal Information
We do not share or disclose any of your personal information without your consent, other than for the purposes specified in this
notice or where there is a legal requirement. Stitches ‘n’ Print uses third-parties to provide the below services and business
functions; however, all processors acting on our behalf only process your data in accordance with instructions from us and
comply fully with this privacy notice, the data protection laws and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures.
Visitors to our website
When someone visits www.stitchesnprint.co.uk we may use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet
log information and details of visitor behavior patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the
various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do
not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. If we do want to collect
personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect
personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.
Stitches ‘n’ Print takes your privacy seriously and takes every reasonable measure and precaution to protect and secure your
personal data. We work hard to protect you and your information from unauthorised access, alteration, disclosure or
destruction and have several layers of security measures in place, including: –SSL, TLS, encryptions, restricted access, IT
authentication, firewalls, anti-virus/malware
Transfers Outside the EU
Personal data in the European Union is protected by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) but some other countries
may not necessarily have the same high standard of protection for your personal data. Stitches ‘n’ Print does not transfer or
store any personal data outside the EU.
Consequences of Not Providing Your Data
You are not obligated to provide your personal information to Stitches ‘n’ Print however, as this information is required for us to
provide you with our services/deliver your products/legitimate interests, we will not be able to offer some/all our services
As noted in the ‘How We Use Your Personal Data’ section of this notice, we occasionally process your personal information
under the legitimate interests’ legal basis. Where this is the case, we have carried out a thorough Legitimate Interests’
Assessment (LIA) to ensure that we have weighed your interests and any risk posed to you against our own interests; ensuring
that they are proportionate and appropriate.
We use the legitimate interests’ legal basis for processing your personal data for the purpose of marketing information and
have identified that our interests are beneficial to you as a customer.
How Long We Keep Your Data
Stitches ‘n’ Print only ever retains personal information for as long as is necessary and we have strict review and retention
policies in place to meet these obligations. We are required under UK tax law to keep your basic personal data (name, address,
contact details) for a minimum of 7 years after which time it will be destroyed.
Where you have consented to us using your details for direct marketing, we will keep such data until you notify us otherwise
and/or withdraw your consent.
Occasionally, Stitches ‘n’ Print would like to contact you by email, post and telephone with the products, services and
promotions that we provide. If you consent to us using your contact details for this purpose, you have the right to modify or
withdraw your consent at any time by using the opt-out/unsubscribe options or by contacting Stitches ‘n’ Print directly.
LEGITMIATE INTERESTS EXAMPLE (existing customers)
Stitches ‘n’ Print will occasionally send you products, services and promotions by email, post and telephone that have been
identified as being beneficial to our customers and in our interests. Such information will be relevant to you as a customer and is
non-intrusive and you will always have the option to opt-out/unsubscribe at any time.
If you would prefer not to receive above-mentioned marketing and offers, please tick below: –
I wish to opt-out of marketing ☐
Lodging A Complaint
Stitches ‘n’ Print only processes your personal information in compliance with this privacy notice and in accordance with the
relevant data protection laws. If, however you wish to raise a complaint regarding the processing of your personal data or are
unsatisfied with how we have handled your information, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority.
Information Commissioner’s Office
+44(0)303 123 1113 firstname.lastname@example.org
Stitches ‘n’ Print take your privacy seriously and will only process your personal data with your consent and in accordance with the terms stated in our Privacy Notice.
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