Cookie Policy

This site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.

Privacy Policy:

Who we are

Our website address is: https://www.alcovedesigns.co.uk and our postal address is: 103C Lavender Hill, Battersea, London, SW11 5QL

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Contact forms

When you complete our Contact Form, we may collect the following:

– Your name

– Contact details, including email address and phone number

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser. When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Analytics

We use traffic log cookies to identify how and which pages are being used – this is done via Google Analytics. This helps us analyse data about web traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

No-one.

How we protect your data

Messages sent via the Contact Form, may be checked through an automated spam detection service. Information from individual users is collected via the Contact form on our website, which is hosted on a secure server.  

What data breach procedures we have in place

In the unlikely event of a breach, we will contact any affected users within 24 hours, via email.

What third parties we receive data from

None.

What rights you have over your data

If you have completed the Contact Form on our website, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

More information

If you would like any further information about data protection on this website, please contact owner of Alcove Designs: Bill Jest billjest@alcovedesigns.co.uk