Privacy and cookies

Privacy and Cookies Policy

Nicky Brunger Crafts needs to collect and use certain types of information about the individuals or service users who come into contact with Nicky Brunger Crafts in order to carry on its work. This personal information must be collected and dealt with appropriately whether is collected on paper, stored in a computer database, or recorded on other material and there are safeguards to ensure this under the General Data Protection Regulations 2018.

In running and maintaining the website, I need to collect and process certain types of information from you when you visit my site. This Policy explains what happens to any personal data that you provide to me, or that I collect from you when you visit my site and how the data will be processed. Personal data includes any information you may provide when you purchase a product, sign up to my newsletter, submit a contact form, take part in a prize draw or competition, or buy from me at a craft fair.

By using this website and providing me with your data, you warrant to me that  you consent to my use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

Nicky Brunger trading as Nicky Brunger Crafts is the data controller and is responsible for your personal data (referred to as “I”, “me” or “my” in this privacy notice). If you need to contact me in reference to this Policy please email or write to me at 17 Malton Avenue, York YO31 7TT.

Types of Data I May Collect

I may process certain types of personal data about you which may include:

  • Data which may identify you like your first name, surname, marital status, title, date of birth, gender, company name, job title.
    • Contact details include your billing address, delivery address, email address and telephone numbers.
    • Financials which may include your bank account and payment card details.
    • Transactional data with details about payments between us and other details of purchases made by you.
    • Technical details like your login data, internet protocol addresses, browser and browser plug-in information, time zone setting, location, operating system and other technology on the devices you use to access this site.
    • Data associated with your profile may include your username and password, purchases or orders, your interests, preferences, feedback and survey responses.
    • Usage Data may include information about how you use my website, products and services.
    • Data relating to Marketing and Communications preferences for me and third parties.

How I Collect Data

I may collect the data you provide through direct interactions on my site when you contact me, make a purchase, enter a competition, prize draw, promotion or survey, create an account or face to face.

I may automatically collect technical data when you visit my site by using cookies, or when you visit third party sites that use my cookies. For more details on how I use cookies please see below.

I may receive personal data about you from various third parties and public sources including analytics providers such as Google, advertising networks such as Facebook, payment and delivery services such as Stripe and PayPal

Data Storage

Information and records relating to service users will be stored securely and will only be accessible to authorised staff. Information will be stored for only as long as it is needed or required and will be disposed of appropriately. It is my responsibility to ensure all personal and company data is non-recoverable from any computer system previously used within the organisation, which has been passed on/sold to a third party.

How I Use Your Data

I will only use your personal data where legally permitted, including:

  • Fulfilling the contract for goods or services between us.
    • Processing an enquiry for goods or services prior to entering a contract.
    • Communications where there is a legitimate interest.
    • Communications where consent has been provided.
    • Publication and administration of my website
    • If I need to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation.

Marketing communications

You will receive marketing communications from me if you have:
• Requested information from me
• Purchased goods or services from me
• Subscribed or opted in to receive marketing communications

Generally, I do not rely on consent as a legal ground for processing your personal data, other than in relation to sending email or SMS marketing communications. You have the right to withdraw consent to marketing at any time by emailing me at Where you opt out of receiving my marketing communications, this will not apply to communications required to fulfil a contract for goods or services and I still process your personal data in relation to product/service purchase, product/service experience or other transactions.

 International Data Transfers

I may transfer data to third parties service providers outside the European Economic Area (EEA). I do my best to ensure a similar degree of security of data by only transferring personal data to countries that have been approvedas having an adequate level of protection for personal data by theEuropean Commission or are part of the EU-US Privacy Shield or where specific contracts, codes of conduct or certification have been approved by the European Commission.

Disclosing Your Information

I will not disclose your personal information to any other party other than in accordance with this Privacy Policy and where I am legally required by law to disclose your personal information.

I do not, and will not allow any third party to use the analytics service to track, collect or upload any data that personally identifies an individual (such as a name, email address or billing information), or other data which can be reasonably linked to such information by Google. For more information about Google analytics and how your data is stored please read “How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps”.

 Third Party Websites and Advertisers

My website may include hyperlinks to third party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links may allow third parties to collect your personal data. I have no control or responsibility over the privacy policies and practices of third parties. I encourage you to read their privacy notices when visiting a third party site.

My advertisers may also use cookies, over which I have no control. Such cookies (if used) would be downloaded once you click on advertisements on my website.

Your Rights

Under certain circumstances you have rights in relation to your personal data. You have the right to request access to your personal data, request correction to your data, have your personal data erased and withdraw consent. See more about these rights at If you wish to exercise any of the rights please contact

If you are not happy with how I collect and use your data, you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) If you do have a complaint I would appreciate it if you would contact me first so that I can try to resolve it for you by emailing

We do update this Policy from time to time so please do review this Policy regularly.

Use of Cookies

The cookies I use on my website are necessary cookies, statistic cookies, preference cookies and marketing cookies. These cookies allow me to recognise and count the number of people that visit my website, which pages they read and how they use the website. This helps me to improve the way my website works, for example by making sure people are finding what they need easily. Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a visitor to my site, but personal information that I store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

I may gather information about your general internet use by using cookies. Where used, these cookies are downloaded to your computer and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Such information will not identify you personally; it is statistical data which does not identify any personal details whatsoever.

The information I collect about your use of my site includes details of your visits such as the pages you viewed, the time you spent on the site and the resources that you accessed. Such information includes traffic data (how you found my website or the source that referred you to the site), location data (IP address and geographical location) and other communication data (browser type, operating system, device type).

I use marketing cookies to display ads that are most relevant and engaging for my website visitors. I use preference cookies to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.
My website cannot function properly without necessary cookies. These cookies enable basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the site.

If you do not wish to accept cookies you can adjust the settings on your browser to notify, decline or delete cookies. Use the Help function within your browser or visit, for comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of desktop browsers. Please note that if you do not accept cookies your experience of this and other websites may be impaired.