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Data Usage & Privacy Policy 

Privacy Statement:

Snainton Woodworking Supplies is committed to ensuring that any personal information you send us remains totally confidential. We respect the need to protect your privacy and information and commit to: 

• Keeping your personal information secure and only using it for the purposes as outlined below.

• Never selling your personal information.

• Providing you with ways to manage and review your marketing contact preferences and the information that we keep on you at any time.

Data Collection & Usage:

The information we collect from you will be used to fulfil orders and meet contractual obligations and provide a quality customer experience for you.

When you place an order online, by telephone or return a product to Snainton Woodworking Supplies we will collect: 

• Name

• Invoice address

• Delivery address

• Contact phone number

• Email address

• Proof of purchase information and reason for return

• Credit/debit card details

We will process this information on the basis of contractual obligations – we need it to process your order or return and may contact you by email or telephone to communicate with you regarding your order or return or to check the accuracy of information held. We may also process it on the basis of legitimate interest by contacting you regarding further products or information which may be relevant to the transaction or area of interest. You may advise us at any time if you do not wish to be contacted for this purpose.

When you sign up for our email newsletter we will collect: 

• Email address

We will process this information on the basis of consent by contacting you with information on special offers, new products, upcoming events and other information that may be of interest to you.
We may occasionally contact you to check your data is accurate and up to date.
You may withdraw consent at any time by simply unsubscribing from the newsletter.

When you communicate directly with us by any other means (e.g. letter, telephone, email or other online correspondence) we may collect: 

• Name

• Email address

• Address

• Telephone number

• Product information  

We will process the information collected on the basis of legitimate interest to deal with and respond to your communication.
We may occasionally contact you to check your data is accurate and up to date. You may advise us at any time if you do not wish to be contacted for this purpose.

Vital Interest

We may process your information and contact you by email, post or telephone to let you know about urgent safety information or warranty issues relating to the products you own.

Wood Discount Club Application

When you apply to join our wood discount club we will collect the following information. 

• Name

• Email address

• Address

• Telephone number 

We will process the information to fulfil your application.
If consent is given we will subscribe you to our email newsletter using your email address.
We may occasionally contact you to check your data is accurate and up to date. You may advise us at any time if you do not wish to be contacted for this purpose.

Beginners Night

On most Wednesday evenings between 7pm and 9pm we hold a beginner’s night for customers who have purchased a wood lathe from us.
We will collect the following information. 

• Name

• Email address

• Telephone number

• Lathe purchased 

We will use this information to contact you (if you are a regular member) should we make changes to the times/date or cancel this evening.

We may occasionally contact you to check your data is accurate and up to date. You may advise us at any time if you do not wish to be contacted for this purpose.

Credit Card Information:

For orders placed on our website all credit card information is encrypted using SSL Encryption when it is transferred over the internet to our contracted payment processing provider (PayPal). Any queries relating to the processing of card data by our third-party provider may be directed to

Where orders are placed over the telephone credit/debit card details will be stored securely until the order is totally fulfilled.
Once your order is complete we destroy the card details.
This is compliant with PCI regulations currently in force.

Sharing your information:

We may share information with third parties for the purposes of fulfilling and delivering your order or return, processing warranty claims, analysing data and providing marketing information. Examples of third parties we may share your data with include: 

• Couriers

• Contracted IT partners

• Third party payment service providers such as PayPal

• Marketing platform suppliers such as Mailchimp

• HM Revenue & Customs

• Fraud prevention agencies

• Regulators and other authorities 

We take steps to ensure that any third parties who handle your information comply with data protection legislation and protect your information just as we do, and all our third parties only have access to personal information necessary to enable them to perform their functions on our behalf. 

Transferring Your Information Internationally:

Your personal data will not be shared outside the EU. Should the situation arise where we need to do this we would not do so without your express consent.

Fraud Prevention:

Snainton Woodworking Supplies is committed to the deterrence, prevention, detection and reporting of fraudulent activity and will treat any such event with the utmost seriousness and take appropriate action. 

Keeping Your Information:

We will keep your information for as long as necessary in relation to the purpose it was originally collected/and processed, although we may keep your data for longer if it is required for legal or regulatory reasons. 

Accessing Your Information and Keeping it up to Date:

You have several rights in relation to your personal information under data protection law. (GDPR) 25th May 2018. In relation to most rights, we will ask you for information to confirm your identity and, where applicable, to help us search for your personal information. Except in rare cases, we will respond to you within one month after we have received any request (including any identification documents requested).

You have the right to:

• Ask for a copy of the information that we hold about you.

• Access your information.

• Rectification.

• Erase your information

• Withdraw your consent to process your personal information.

• Data portability.

• Object to our use of your information

You may also view the personal information we hold for you by logging in to your online account. 

Access information requests

We have a month to comply with any access of information requests.

Links from our site to other sites:

Our site may contain links to and from the websites of others. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites are required to have their own Privacy Policies and that we cannot be held responsible for these policies. Before you submit any personal data to these websites you are advised to ensure that you are happy with the content of these policies. 


Any changes to our Privacy Policy will be updated on this page so that you can at any time check our current policy.  

Contact Information:

For all queries regarding data protection please contact us in one of the following ways:

By email to:

By Post to: Snainton Woodworking Supplies, Barkers Lane, Snainton, Scarborough, North Yorkshire,YO13 9BG

By telephone to: 01723 859545 

How to Lodge a Complaint:

Snainton Woodworking Supplies aims at all times to give excellent customer service and has measures in place to protect your data, but in the event, you are unhappy with how we have used your personal information, you can contact us using any of the methods shown above.

You also have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office and details on how to contact them can be found on their website 


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