Privacy Policy

Data Protection

‘In My Yard’ is committed to protecting all personal information that we hold, and we comply with all applicable privacy and data protection laws openly and transparently. We have policies and procedures in place covering our data protection responsibilities to ensure we follow the data protection principles and process all personal information fairly and lawfully in a way that respects your rights under the UK Data Protection Act 2018. This commitment includes compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2016/679 as implemented in the UK as part of the Data Protection Act 2018.

When we gather personal information from you, we will ensure that what we collect is adequate, relevant, and not excessive to our needs. We take care to ensure your personal information is accurate and up to date, used solely for the reasons for which it was collected and retained only for as long as is necessary. We will not transfer any personal information outside of the European Economic Area unless the country receiving your information has the same or higher data protection standards than those in the UK.

This privacy policy relates to our use of any personal information you provide to us via any means including via the Website, by electronic mail, telephone, message service, via written correspondence, and in person.

If you have any questions regarding our privacy policy, please contact us.

Use of Personal Information

Our legal basis for obtaining, holding, and processing personal information via the Website is as follows:

• We process personal information where necessary for the performance of a contract;
• If you contact us to make a general enquiry, we use your personal information to respond to your query and provide the information that you have requested.

We may collect the following information from you when you register and/or purchase an item:

• Name;
• Contact information including email address, postal address, and phone numbers;
• Delivery information postal address;
• Payment details, including payment card details and billing address.

We may, in our sole and absolute discretion, disclose your personal information to third parties such as service providers to fulfil our contractual obligations.

We may, in our sole and absolute discretion, provide the above-mentioned personal information to parties with whom you engage in transactions initiated via the Website, for the purpose of facilitating such transactions and/or delivering our services.

We only keep personal information for as long as we have a use for it or are legally obliged to keep it. Personal data held in our electronic and paper filing systems is destroyed or deleted when it is no longer required.

We will not sell, share, distribute or disclose your personal information without your consent unless it is necessary to deliver our services or if we believe a regulator or law enforcement agency requires it, or to comply with any other applicable legal obligation such as safeguarding.

We do not process any special categories of personal information, and we do not undertake any automated processing or profiling of any personal information.
We use SSL encryption to protect personal information online and in transit to and from the Website.

Your Rights

You have the right to:

• Request a copy of the information we hold about you. Requests should be emailed to us via the Website “contact us” page. We will respond within 30 days;
• Tell us to change your personal information if it is incomplete or inaccurate;
• Ask us to delete or remove your data if there is no compelling reason for us to continue using or holding this information.

Please contact us if you think our records are inaccurate, or you wish us to delete your personal information.

Website User Data

We collect personal data from users of the Website. When the user completes the registration process on the Website, we store the personal information they provide on our systems. Only authorised administrators of the site and our IT systems can view and edit this information. All authorised users are subject to appropriate confidentiality agreements.

The Website hosting provider may record interactions with the Website in the form of Website server logs which could include records of your remote IP Address, the resources accessed on the site, date and time information and details of your browser. This data collection is part of their website analytics services and is outside of our control.

Links to External Websites

The Website may contain hyperlinks to websites owned and operated by third parties, including social media companies and service providers. Selecting any of these external links establishes a direct connection between your browser and these third parties’ servers. These websites, and the personal data that they collect from you are outside of our control, and they will have separate privacy policies and user data collection mechanisms. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of such third-party websites, and your use of such sites is at your own risk.

Policy Changes

This Privacy Policy may be subject to change from time to time. Please visit this Website page periodically to keep up to date with any changes.