Privacy policy

We at Hawthorn Designs know that protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to the www.hawthorn designs.com and Hawthorn Designs (a trading style of J L McCulloch Ltd) and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Hawthorn Designs include www.hawthorndesigns.com. By using the Hawthorn Designs website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Hawthorn Designs both directly and through some of the services it uses may collect personally identifiable information such as your name. If you purchase Hawthorn Designs' products and services, we may collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction. Hawthorn Designs and some of the services it uses may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your age, gender and household income. Hawthorn Deisgns and/or the services that Hawthorn Designs use may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Hawthorn Designs and the services we us. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Hawthorn Designs website.

Data in Logs. When you use the Hawthorn Designs website or go to a webpage or use an app, the services we use may automatically record that information including information that your internet browser sends whenever you search a website or your mobile application sends when you’re using it going to and from different applications. The data in such logs may also include your IP address, the address of the most recent web pages you’ve visited,  browser type and settings, the date and time of your request, how you used the services provided and cookie data.

Hawthorn Designs encourages you to review the privacy statements of the websites you choose to link to from Hawthorn Designs. We are not responsible for the privacy statements of other content on websites outside of the Hawthorn Designs website.

Use of your Personal Information

Hawthorn Designs and the services we use collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.

Hawthorn Designs may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services from Hawthorn Desigs and its affiliates, Hawthorn Designs may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Hawthorn Designs does not sell, rent, lease its customer lists to third parties.

Hawthorn Designs may share data with the services we use to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Hawthorn Designs, and they are required to maintain confidentiality of your information.

Hawthorn Designs, directly and through the services it uses, may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within our Hawthorn Designs in order to determine what Hawthorn Designs services are the most popular. This data may be used to deliver customized content and advertising within Hawthorn Designs to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in particular subject area.

Hawthorn Designs will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conformed to the requirements of the law or comply with legal process served on Hawthorn Designs or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Hawthorn Designs; and (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Hawthorn Designs' website or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Hawthorn Designs website and the services we use may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or to deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and only be read by a web server in the domain that used the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Hawthorn Designs pages, or register with the Hawthorn Designs site or services both directly and through the services that we use, our cookie helps Hawthorn Designs to recall your specific information on subsequent visits, this simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Hawthorn Designs website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Hawthorn Designs website services or websites you visit.

Children Under Thirteen

Hawthorn Designs does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

Opt-Out & Unsubscribe

We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from Hawthorn Designs by contacting us here: www.hawthorndesigns.com

Changes to this Statement

Hawthorn Designs will occasionally update this Privacy Policy to reflect company and customer feedback. Hawthorn Designs encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Hawthorn Designs is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Hawthorn Designs welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy. If you believe that Hawthorn Designs has not adhered to this Policy, please contact Hawthorn Deisgns at: www.hawthorndesigns.com.

Updated 12 October 2018