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Privacy Policy


This Privacy Notice is written by Amanda Rigg, Founder of Stitched With Love (by us).


As a small business, I am required to use and keep personal data for processing orders and doing my accounts etc, and I am required to inform you of how I both process and store personal data for Stitched with Love.


Data collected and how I use this data

Etsy Shop Orders  


What data is processed? – Names, addresses, emails, payments, personal data such as dates and names for customised orders.


* Customised design using personal data such as dates and names, it is your responsibility to ensure that you have permission to share this information with Stitched With Love, which will be stored securely and will only be used for the customer’s order


Lawful / legal basis for recording the data – To process orders made by customers.


Social Media Accounts - (Facebook, Instagram, Tik Tok, Twitter)
What data is processed? - Names, addresses, emails.
Tailored with Love uses social media accounts, to allow people who find us to send us messages to find out more about us and all information is collected through the message boxes on these sites.  

Lawful / legal basis for recording the data – To share information at the customers request.


Payment Processing
Any payments that are made for orders are processed by a third parties websites i.e. Etsy, Paypal, wix payments or via bank transfer.

Third Party Websites: (Etsy and Paypal) These sites are governed by their own privacy statements, and Stitched with Love are not responsible for their operations, including, but not limited to their information practices. 


Users submitting information to or through these third-party websites should review the privacy statements of these sites before providing them with personally identifiable information.

All data used as part of Stitched with Love is viewed and processed using my PC which has a password system to be accessed. Or my mobile phone which is fingerprint protected. All my passwords are regularly changed and updated. 

Data Sharing - No data is shared with any other person.

Any data required or held by me is secure and held only by myself, and it will not be distributed to any third parties unless I have your permission or is required for for lawful / legal basis; for example, I am required to share my accounts with HMRC if they request it.


You may request details of personal information which I hold about you and you may ask for them to be deleted, unless required for lawful / legal basis.

Retention of Data
I do not retain customers information any longer then required, but I will retain the following information for accounts / HMRC


* What data is processed? – Documentation required for preparing accounts for HMRC.
* Data refers to – invoices, receipts, payments from customers.
* Lawful / legal basis for recording the data – the legal basis for processing this data is ‘legal obligation’ because it is required by HMRC.
* Data sharing – the document may be shared on request with HMRC.
* Data storage – the documents will be stored securely in paper / online format.
* Data retention – HMRC state: I must keep records for at least 5 years after the 31st January submission deadline of the relevant tax year. HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) may check my records to make sure you're paying the right amount of tax.
* Data destruction – after the required length of time, the documents will be shredded / securely deleted.
All other data collected if not needed for lawful / legal basis is deleted ASAP after obtaining it if no longer required.


Data Breaches
I will be obligated to notify the ICO of a data breach within 72 hours of becoming aware of the breach. We understand the huge fines in place for failing to follow correct procedures for a breach in data.


Stitched With Love (by us) acknowledges that personal privacy is a very important issue. We support the protection of internet privacy as required under UK legislation. The statement on this web page explains the types of personal information which are collected when you visit our website and how this will be used. 


Activity Logs


Our systems automatically record all requests for accessing web content, including the requesting computer’s IP address. This is a standard function of web serving technology and, as above, we only use these logs for diagnostic and problem-solving purposes. 




To identify which webpages are accessed, we use traffic log cookies and analytics services provided by Yahoo and Google. From this we can analyse data about web traffic and thereby constantly improve our website for users. This information is only used for statistical analysis. Cookies help Stitched With Love (by us) provide you the website visitor with a better service by enabling us to identify which pages are most useful to most people. Cookies do not give us access to your computer and do not reveal any information other than whatever data you choose to share with us via webforms or other inputs. Web browsers are usually set to accept all cookies automatically, but you can modify your browser to decline or query cookies. By using the Stitched With Love (by us) website and blog, you give your consent for us to process the data you provide in the manner and for the purposes described above. 




Third party vendors, including Google, show our ads on sites on the internet. 
Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user's prior visits to our website. 
Users may opt out of Google's use of cookies by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page.


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