Privacy Policy

Olo Pottery is a small pottery business operated by Veronika Kruspanova, who also operates the www.olopottery.com website.

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you chose to use our website and the choices you have associated with that data. It explains how we comply with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), the DPA (Data Protection Act) and the PECR (Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations). If you do not agree to the following policy you may wish to cease viewing / using this website.

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data: While using our website, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you ("Personal Data"). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address

  • Cookies and Usage Data

  • Analytics

Usage Data: We may also collect information about how the website is accessed and used ("Usage Data"). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

Tracking & Cookies Data: We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our website and hold certain information in order to improve your experience while using the website.

Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our website. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our website.

Analytics: We may use Google Analytics to monitor and analyze the use of our website. Google Analytics is a web analytics website offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our website. This data is shared with other Google websites. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Website available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity. For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en

Use of Data

Olo Pottery uses the collected data for the following purposes:

  • To provide and maintain the website

  • To notify you about changes to our website

  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our website when you choose to do so

  • To provide customer care and support

  • To provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the website

  • To monitor the usage of the website

  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues

  • To send out marketing messages to the users who opted in to receive Olo Pottery mailing list

Mailing List Subscription & Email Marketing Messages

Under the GDPR we use the consent lawful basis for anyone subscribing to our mailing list and we will continue to process your information under this basis until you withdraw consent or it is determined your consent no longer exists. Explicit consent and double opt-in is needed to be added to our mailing list. We only collect certain data about you, as detailed in the “Types of Data Collected” above. Personal Data of subscribers is collected, processed, managed and stored by Mailchimp in accordance with their Privacy Policy available HERE.

Any email marketing messages we send are done so through Mailchimp, an email marketing service provider. Any email marketing messages we send are in accordance with the GDPR and the PECR. The possible content of Olo Pottey emails is clearly outlined at the point of subscription and includes only relevant email marketing messages which might include; advance notice of shop updates, offers, news, and other information chiefly related to us. We provide you with an easy method to withdraw your consent (unsubscribe) at any time. See the bottom of any marketing email from us for instructions on how to unsubscribe.

Email marketing messages that we send may contain tracking beacons / tracked clickable links or similar server technologies in order to track subscriber activity within email marketing messages. Where used, such marketing messages may record a range of data such as; times, dates, I.P addresses, opens, clicks, forwards, geographic and demographic data. Such data, within its limitations will show the activity each subscriber made for that email campaign.

Transfer Of Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

Olo Pottery will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

Disclosure Of Data

Legal Requirements: Olo Pottery may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • To comply with a legal obligation

  • To protect and defend the rights or property of Olo Pottery

  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the website

  • To protect the personal safety of users of the website or the public

  • To protect against legal liability

Security Of Data 

 

The security of your data is very important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we do our best to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Website Providers

 

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our website ("Website Providers"), to provide the website on our behalf, to perform website-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our website is used. These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

Links To Other Sites

Our Website may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or websites.

Your Individual Rights

 

Under the GDPR your rights are as follows;

  • the right to be informed;

  • the right of access;

  • the right to rectification;

  • the right to erasure;

  • the right to restrict processing;

  • the right to data portability;

  • the right to object; and

  • the right not to be subject to automated decision-making including profiling.

You also have the right to complain to the ICO if you feel there is a problem with the way we are handling your data.

We handle subject access requests in accordance with the GDPR.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy was last updated on 17th September 2018. We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our website, prior to any major the changes becoming effective. You are however advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email: olopottery@gmail.com

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