Privacy Policy

 

last updated: July 2020

 

Introduction

This website is operated by The Groovy Goose Ltd. We take your privacy very seriously and this page details how we collect, store, use and share your personal information. This is a vital part of our relationship with you and we will not sell your information.

 

What data we collect

When you interact with us though our website we may collect personal data such as your name, email and IP address, street address and payment details when you provide this information when contacting us with an enquiry, responding to our surveys, joining our mailing list, commenting on our blog or recipes, booking a course or catering service or purchasing merchandise. We may also collect data that you provide to us through your social media interaction such as through Facebook or Instagram, and via Google analytics. 

 

How we use your data

The Groovy Goose uses the Personal Data you provide in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy. If you provide Personal Data for a certain reason, we may use the Personal Data in connection with the reason for which it was provided. For instance, if you contact us by e-mail, we will use the Personal Data you provide to answer your question or resolve your problem and if you provide Personal Data in connection with purchasing a Product, we will use such Personal Data to process your order. We may also use your Personal Data and other personally non-identifiable information collected through the Site to help us improve the content and functionality of the Site, to better understand our users and to improve our services.  

Use of cookies

This website uses cookies: small pieces of data which are sent to your browser by the websites you visit. When you visit our website again, the cookie enables our website to recognise your browser. Cookies are used to improve the website experience, to identify users who have registered on the site, to monitor the effectiveness of the website's platform, and to ensure that it is safe to use. You can manage the use of cookies through your browser, for example by deleting them when you leave our website. Further information about cookies can be found at allaboutcookies.org.

 

Exclusions

This privacy policy applies to information that we collect through this site. It does not apply to unsolicited information that you provide. This may include information posted to another area of the site, comments left in public forums or on social media site. All unsolicited information and comment shall be deemed to be non confidential and The Groovy Goose shall be free to reproduce, disclose, use and distribute any of this information to others without limitation or attribution.

 

Related Companies

We may also share your Personal Data with our Related Companies for purposes consistent with this Privacy Policy. We, like many businesses, sometimes hire other companies to perform certain business-related functions. Examples of such functions include mailing information, maintaining databases and processing payments. When we employ another company to perform a function of this nature, we only provide them with the information that they need to perform their specific function. This website is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Your data submitted via this website may be stored by Wix.com on its secure servers in multiple locations around the world. 

 

Legal Requirements

The Groovy Goose may disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (i) comply with a legal obligation, (ii) protect and defend the rights or property of The Groovy Goose Ltd, (iii) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Site or the public, or (iv) protect against legal liability.

 

Children

We do not collect information from children under the age of 13 on our site. If you as a parent believe that your child has provided us with such information, please contact us and we will attempt to remove that data from our records.

 

Social media links

Through this site, you can choose to access certain social media websites and services that are owned and/or controlled by third parties (including, but not limited to, Facebook and Instagram). When you elect to access and use these social media sites you will be sharing your information (which will include personal information if you elect to share such information) with those social media sites (SMSs). This information will be governed by the privacy policies and terms of service of the SMSs and not by the policies and procedures we describe here. When you log in to the SMSs from our site, we will collect relevant information necessary to enable us to access that SMS, however you will provide your login information, like your password, directly to the SMS. As part of such integration, the Social Media Service will provide The Groovy Goose with access to certain information that you have provided to those sites, and we will use, store and disclose such information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. However, please remember that the manner in which the SMSs use, store and disclose your information is governed by the policies of the applicable SMS provider, and, as a result we shall not have any liability or responsibility for the privacy practices or other actions of SMSs that may be enabled within and/or otherwise accessible through this site.

 

Links to other websites

The groovygoose.co.uk may occasionally link to other, unaffiliated third party websites. Please note that The Groovy Goose Ltd is not responsible for the content or privacy and confidentiality practices of any third party websites. You must always carefully review the privacy and confidentiality policy of any third party website that you may visit in order to understand how the operators of that website may collect, store and use your personal information. 

 

Security

The Groovy Goose Ltd takes all reasonable steps to protect your personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. However, internet and e-mail transmissions can be prone to error or security breaches. Please therefore take special care when deciding which information to share via email or over the Internet.

Reviewing your personal data

You may contact us at any time to review the personal data that we hold that you have previously submitted. 

 

Data retention

If you have subscribed to our mailing list but later unsubscribe, no further marketing materials will be sent, however we may still hold your personal data on file for the purposes of doing business with you. If you would like your personal information to be completely removed from our database you can request this at any time. 

 

Changes to our policy

We reserve the right to change or modify this policy at any time. If we do so we will post the changes on this page and indicate the date on which the policy was last updated at the top of this page. We will also alert you to the changes by means of a pop up notice, email, or other reasonable means. You should read this page regularly, and if you no longer wish to be bound by the terms here, please no longer access or use the site. 

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