Our Privacy Policy

Who we are

We are committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of our visitors to our web site. In particular, we want you to know that we not in the business of selling, renting or trading email lists with other companies and businesses for marketing purposes. In our Privacy Policy, we’ve provided information on when and why we collect your personal information, how we use it, the limited conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure. 

Types of data we collect

Contact forms and E-MAIL links

We are hoping that as you are visiting our website you will be interested in buying from us. We will only use the information that you leave us via the contact forms to contact you with the information that you have requested about our services. None of the data that you supply will be stored by this website or passed to / be processed by any third party data processor.

Should you go on to become a customer then your email address may be forwarded to MailChimp who provide us with email marketing services. From time to time we may keep you informed through our newsletter. We consider MailChimp to be a third party data processor.

Your email address will remain within MailChimp’s database for as long as we continue to use MailChimp’s services for email marketing or until you specifically request removal from the list which you may do at any time.

Website Cookies

Like most websites, Caroline Shotton website use cookies to collect information.  Cookies are small data files which are placed on your computer or other devices (such as smart ‘phones or ‘tablets’) as you browse this website.  They are used to ‘remember’ when your computer or device accesses our websites.  Cookies are essential for the effective operation of our website. 

Some cookies collect information about browsing behaviour when you access this website via the same computer or device.  This includes information about pages viewed and your journey around a website.  We do not use cookies to collect or record information on your name, address or other contact details.  

The cookies stored on your computer or other device when you access our website. The main purposes for which cookies are used are: -

For technical purposes essential to effective operation of our websites, particularly in relation to on-line transactions and site navigation.

If you want to disable cookies you need to change your website browser settings to reject cookies.  How you can do this will depend on the browser you use.   

Dependant on which cookies you disable, the website may not operate properly if cookies are switched off.  

How do I disable cookies?

If you want to disable cookies you need to change your website browser settings to reject cookies.  How you can do this will depend on the browser you use.   Further details on how to disable cookies for the most popular browsers are set out below: -

For Microsoft Internet Explorer:
1. Choose the menu “tools” then “Internet Options”
2. Click on the “privacy” tab
3. Select the setting the appropriate setting

For Google Chrome:
1. Choose Settings> Advanced
2. Under "Privacy and security," click “Content settings”.
3. Click “Cookies”

For Safari:
1. Choose Preferences > Privacy
2. Click on “Remove all Website Data”

For Mozilla Firefox:
1. Choose the menu “tools” then “Options”
2. Click on the icon “privacy”
3. Find the menu “cookie” and select the relevant options

For Opera 6.0 and further:
1. Choose the menu Files”> “Preferences”

Google Analytics

When someone visits carolineshotton.com we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. 

Access to your Personal Data

You are entitled to view, amend, or delete the personal information that we hold. 

Email your request to our data protection officer Caroline Shotton at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or write to us at 1 Hutton Road, kineton. Warwickshire. CV35 0FE.

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