1. Introduction

Please do not send emails or register on the website if you do not want that information to be processed by us in the ways described by this notice. By providing us with information on the website, you consent to the transfer of personal data as described in the following policy.

Your privacy is important to us. This Privacy and Cookie Policy explains what information we collect about you and what we do with it. Please take a few minutes to read it.

Noah Valentine Antiques & Collectables (“we”) run this website and we try our best to comply with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Your access, use of and submission of a contact form via the website constitutes your explicit consent to the collection, use and transfer of your personal data, in the manner described in this Privacy & Cookie Policy (“the Policy”). If you disagree with the way we process data collected on the website, we recommend that you do not use the website. If you wish to obtain further information about us and/or the contents of this Privacy and Cookie Policy, you can contact us by email.

2. What type of data do we collect about you?

Personal data relating to Internet users viewing the website may be collected through the website on each of the following occasions:

  • data regarding navigation may be collected by our web servers or by cookies when you are browsing the website;
  • data regarding your name, email address and phone number may be collected if you choose to send an email to us through the website, for instance via the ‘Contact’ page or where you submit a form.
  • Upon collection the personal data will be stored for as long as is reasonably necessary. If you wish for us to delete your stored personal data, then contact us by email and we will remove all stored personal data related to you.

3. What is a cookie?

A cookie is a tiny element of data that is stored on your computer’s hard drive by your web browser when you access a website. The website makes use of the following types of cookie technology:

  • A “Session cookie”, which contains a random ID number automatically allocated to your computer by the webserver for the duration of your visit. It is meant to make your use of the website faster and easier. It will be deactivated after thirty minutes of inactivity on the website and will be automatically removed from your computer when you close your browser.
  • A “Script generated cookie” is automatically allocated to your computer when you register to access any restricted areas of the website and on each subsequent visit. It only contains an identifier which will enable the website to identify you as a registered user so that you do not have to identify yourself again while you move from one server to another during your visit. It will remain on your computer after your visit until you remove it. It will be placed again at your next visit.

4. Removing and disabling cookies

If you don’t want us to place cookies on your computer at all, you can set your browser to disable or reject cookies. This will mean that no websites will be able to place cookies on your computer. You can do this by adjusting the preferences within your browser. This may mean, however, that you will not be able to enjoy full use of all parts of the website.

If you want to remove previously-stored cookies, you can manually delete the cookies at any time. This will not prevent websites from placing further cookies on your computer.

To find out exactly how to disable/remove, please go to https://www.aboutcookies.org/.

5. What we do with the information we collect about you

Data collected by web servers and cookies

The web servers that serve the website collect the IP address of users who visit the website, their website navigation information (page requested, time of request, browser type and server response) as well as the user name if the user has registered to any restricted areas of the website.

This information will not be used to create individual visitors’ profiles. We will not track the individual navigation of visitors, except in the very limited cases where a visitor faces navigation problems which require a technical intervention to correct the problem or to detect potential intrusions.

Data collecting on sending an email to the owner

You may want to send an email to us through the website via the ‘Contact’ page. By doing so, you will provide us with basic information about yourself, such as your email address, telephone number and your name.

We will not use the information you provide when sending us emails for purposes other than responding to your message or handling your query, analysing your feedback and/or suggestions for improving the website.

Except if provided to others, as set out below, the supplied data will be kept on the websites secured servers and computer systems, protected from outside intrusions.

6. Transfer of the data collected via the website to third parties

Data collected by web servers and cookies are not transferred to any third parties.

Data collected on sending an email may be provided, to the extent necessary to handle your query.

7. Transferring your data outside Europe

Currently we do not transfer your data outside Europe.

8. Subject access rights

At law you have the following rights

  • A subject access right which enables you to be told whether we hold any personal data about you and to obtain a copy of that information;
  • A right to get personal data relating to you rectified, completed, updated, blocked or erased when incomplete, unclear, obsolete or processed unlawfully;
  • A right to object to the processing of data relating to you on legitimate grounds and a right to object free of charge to the use of data for solicitation purposes.

We will comply with such rights as provided under applicable law. If you wish to exercise your subject access right, please email us at the address set out on the website with sufficient information to identify yourself and the information you require. We will respond to your request within 40 days.

9. Security

Except if provided to others in the circumstances set out in this Policy, the data supplied by you will be kept on the websites secured servers and computer systems, protected from outside intrusions.

10. Links from the website to other websites

The website may contain links to third party websites. We do not control the privacy policies or the terms of use of the websites reached through the links from the website. These may differ from the policy and terms of use of the website. You will need to determine if they are acceptable to you. We accept no responsibility for the content or the privacy practices employed by such other websites.

11. Changes to this privacy and cookie policy

We reserve the right to make changes to this Policy from time to time and reserve the right to do so. Any changes to the Policy will appear on this page, which you should check from time to time. By continuing to use the website you are deemed to accept changes to this Policy.

12. Contacting us

If you have any questions about any aspect of this Policy or want to discuss how we handle your data you can contact us by email or via the form on the Contact page