Privacy Policy

 

As of 25th May 2018, the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect. The privacy policy explains how personal information is collected and used. The policy may change from time to time according to the change of regulation, which you may receive a notification. 

Your privacy is important

Makiko Hastings (referred as "I" "my" and "me") is a sole trade small business. I respect your information and privacy. Under no circumstances is your information ever sold or rented to a third party.

How I collect your information and where I store

Your name and email address are collected by Mailchimp, mailing list service provider that I use, if you signed up to my mailing list via the website. Occasionally I collect your personal information directly from events I attend or via email enquiry. 

I collect further information such as your postal address in order to fulfil your request and customer support when orders are placed. 

When you provide your personal information to sign up to my newsletter, place an order or send / reply to a message, I understand that you consent to my collecting information and using it for that specific purpose only. 

Your personal information collected via newsletter are stored securely in the Mailchimp system. For the Mailchimp Privacy Policy, please find it here.

What I do with your information

When you are on my mailing list, you will receive occasional emails containing the information such as shop opening and forthcoming events. Newsletter is for you to enjoy and be notified of relevant dates and information about Makiko Hastings that you may be interested in. 

Third party service and payment providers

In order to fulfil your order on the online shop or sales at the events on a face to face basis, your information may be shared on a third party services and payment providers as following;

My website and online shop are hosted on Squarespace. Inc. (Squarespace) They provide me with the online e-commerce platform that allows me to sell my products to you. Your information is stored securely by Squarespace when an order has been placed. For the Squarespace Privacy Policy, please find it here

Squarespace uses third party payment providers to assist in proceeding your personal information in order to complete your order via my online shop. They only collect information that is required for purchase related transaction, and this will be done either by PayPal or Stripes. For the Paypal Privacy Policy, please find it here. For the Stripes Privacy Policy, please find it here

When you purchase my products directly on a face to face events, I may occasionally use the payment service, iZettle. Your information will be collected to the extent necessary to perform these services. For the iZettle Privacy Policy, please find it here

I share your information to other service providers such as Royal Mail and other courier services, in order to complete your request. This is only to the extent necessary to perform these services.

Cookies

Like most website, when you visit Makiko Hastings website hosted by Squarespace, Cookies are used for data files to collect certain information. For more information, please visit Squarespace cookie policy, which you can find it here

Your right to access and delete

When you place an order or sign up to my newsletter, your information will be on my record unless and until you ask me to delete the information. You can do this at anytime by clicking unsubscribe button on the bottom of my newsletter or via email to makikohastings@gmail.com

Contact me

If you would like to correct, amend or delete any of your personal information I have, or simply you would like more information about my products, you can always contact me by email, at: makikohastings@gmail.com