Privacy Policy

At Little Gems Jewels I am committed to making sure that your privacy is protected when you visit my website or subscribe to my newsletter. Please rest assured that I will never share your information with any other companies or businesses for marketing purposes, as I know how important it is to for you to visit Little Gems Jewels with complete peace of mind. You can check out my privacy policy below to see exactly how your personal information is used.

 

HOW DOES LITTLE GEMS JEWELS USE YOUR INFORMATION?

 

NEWSLETTER - When you choose to subscribe to the Little Gems Jewels newsletter the personal information that you provide is collected. I use this information to let you know about new products, offers and services available at Little Gems Jewels. I may also contact you regarding customer service issues. I will never rent or trade your information with other businesses for marketing.

I use a third-party provider, MailChimp, to deliver the newsletter to you. This enables me to gather statistics about email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help me monitor and improve the newsletter. For more information, please see MailChimp’s Privacy Policy.

You can unsubscribe to the Little Gems Jewels newsletter at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of your email, or by contacting me directly gemma@littlegemsjewels.co.uk

 

PAYMENT - When you place an order on the Little Gems Jewels website your encrypted payment details are either processed by Shopify PaymentsPayPal or Google Pay depending on your chosen payment method. If you choose to use Clearpay or ShopPay to spread the cost of your order you will be redirected to the Clearpay or ShopPay website/app where your personal information will be subject to Clearpay's Privacy Policy or ShopPay's Privacy Policy respectively. 

 

SHIPPING - The personal information that you provide for delivery of your order is processed through my website integration with Royal Mail or through UPS depending on your chosen delivery method. You can consult Royal Mail’s Privacy Policy or UPS Privacy Notice for more details. To print your shipping documents I temporarily download your shipping label to my computer. I then permanently delete this download within 7 days.

 

COOKIES - 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 the Little Gems Jewels website. 

You can set your preferences to choose which cookies you would like from the list below by clicking the preferences button on the cookie pop up notification.

Strictly Required Cookies - These cookies are required for the website to run and cannot be switched off. Such cookies are only set in response to actions made by you such as language, currency, login session, privacy preferences. You can set your browser to block these cookies but this might affect the way the website works.

Analytics and Statistics - These cookies allow me to measure visitor traffic and see traffic sources by collecting information in data sets. They also help me understand which products and actions are more popular than others.

Marketing and Retargeting - These cookies are usually used to build a profile of your interest and later show you relevant ads. If you do not allow these cookies you will not experience targeted ads for your interests.

Functional Cookies - These cookies enable the website to offer additional functions and personal settings. If you do not allow these cookies some of these services may not work properly.

 

GOOGLE ANALYTICS - I use a third-party service, Google Analytics, to collect information when you visit Little Gems Jewels. It collects standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. I use this service so that I can gather details about which parts of my website are most visited so that I can provide the best products and service to my customers. This information is processed without identifying you, so none of your personal information is used.

 

FACEBOOK PIXEL - I use a third-party service, Facebook Pixel, that collects and shares information with me about my Facebook customer's browsing and buying behavior at Little Gems Jewels. This service applies to Facebook users. You can find out more by visiting the Facebook Data Policy Page.

 

TIKTOK PIXEL - If you visit the website from my TikTok shop or a TikTok advertisement a third-party service, TikTok Pixel, collects and shares information with me about your browsing and buying behaviour at Little Gems Jewels. You can find more information about TikTok's data policies in their Privacy Centre.

 

YOUR GDPR RIGHTS

Under the GDPR regulations in Europe you are entitled to view, amend and delete any information that Little Gems Jewels holds. Please contact me directly with any requests gemma@littlegemsjewels.co.uk

 

EXTERNAL LINKS

When the Little Gems Jewels website contains links to information from other web sites I cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you provide while visiting those sites. Those sites are not governed by this Privacy Policy, so you should check the Privacy Policy of the individual websites to see how they use your personal information.

 

TERMS

By using the Little Gems Jewels website, you consent to the collection and use of the information you provide to us as outlined in this Privacy Policy.

The Little Gems Jewels privacy policy will be reviewed and amended as necessary to make sure that it is up to date, so please make sure that you check this page occasionally. This policy was last reviewed January 2024.