Policy key definitions:
- "I", "our", "us", or "we" refer to the business, Proud Pads.
- "you", "the user" refer to the person(s) using this website.
- GDPR means General Data Protection Act.
- PECR means Privacy & Electronic Communications Regulation.
- ICO means Information Commissioner's Office.
- Cookies mean small files stored on a users computer or device.
Your individual rights
Under the GDPR your rights are as follows. You can read more about your rights in details here;
- 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 [www.ico.org.uk] 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.
How we process your data
Under the GDPR we use the consent lawful basis for anyone subscribing to our newsletter or marketing mailing list. As part of the registration process for our monthly e-newsletter, we collect personal information. We use that information to tell you about our exciting latest news and to tell you about our latest products. We don't rent or trade email lists with other organisations and businesses.
We use a third-party provider, MailChimp, to deliver our newsletter. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletter. For more information, please see MailChimp’s privacy notice. You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time of the day or night by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails or by emailing our data protection officer Laura Niehorster (Founder of Proud Pads).
Purchase of Products
Proud Pads' website is powered by Squarespace, which uses some necessary cookies because they allow visitors to navigate and use key features on our site. These cookies vary from site to site depending on the features it uses.
Some cookies are required to enjoy and use the full functionality of this website.
When someone visits www.proudpads.com we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour 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.
Here are a list of the cookies we use and how:
Analytics & Performance Cookies
These cookies help us learn about our visitors (like where you'r from) and your behaviour on our site so we can learn how to improve it.
Here is some more information on these cookies:
Data security and protection
We ensure the security of any personal information we hold by using secure data storage technologies and precise procedures in how we store, access and manage that information. Our methods meet the GDPR compliance requirement.
Transparent Privacy Explanations
We have provided some further explanations about user privacy and the way we use this website to help promote a transparent and honest user privacy methodology.
Data Protection Officer
Our data protection officer is the Proud Pads' founder, Laura Niehorster. If you have any queries about the data being held on you or want your data to be erased, please contact her.
Access to your Personal Information
You are entitled to view, amend, or delete the personal information that we hold. Email your request to our data protection officer, contact details above.