Privacy Policy

Who we are

At Second Star Fabric we are committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of our customers, we value your data and will never pass any of your information to a third party. In this Privacy Policy we will explain how your data is used and stored and how we keep that data safe in accordance with the GDPR.

Copyright and other intellectual property

Second Star Fabric own the rights to all the images, photographs and any other graphics and text contained on this website. This content is protected by the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. You may not use, reproduce or alter any content that belongs to Second Star Fabric in any way unless you have obtained our written permission to do so. All artistic works produced by Second Star Fabric are also protected internationally under the Berne Convention.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Orders

When you purchase fabric from us on our website you provide us with your name, address and contact number. This is for the purpose of shipping your order to you. We store these details and previous orders on our secure server so that we can refer back to them if ever a need arises. You are also welcome to create a website account for the same purpose and have access to your previous orders. We do not have access to your website password. We will not share any of your private information with any other third party, the information is solely for the purpose of processing your order.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Who we share your data with

We do not and will never share any of your data with third parties unless your express permission has been granted such as with the newsletter subscription.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Mailing Lists

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 by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails. We do not share your name or email or any of the email statistics with any third parties.