Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://www.essentiality.co.uk.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

By using the contact forms on our site, you consent to us contacting you in regard to hair dressing services. Your name and e-mail address will by stored securely by us and only used by us to contact you. We will not sell or distribute your information to third party companies and will only be used by Essentiality.

If you would like us to delete any information we hold about you please send us a request to gdpr@essentiality.co.uk.

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.

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 tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

We do not record any data pertaining to how you use our website or services.

Who we share your data with

We do not share your data with any other individuals or companies.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, 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 also 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.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Contact information

Any requests relating to how we store or process your data should be sent to gdpr@essentiality.co.uk.

Additional information

How we protect your data

Your name and e-mail address are stored securely by MailChimp, who we have chosen to work with to provide contact services between us and our clients. Details on how MailChimp secure your data can be found at https://mailchimp.com/about/security.

 

What data breach procedures we have in place

Should a data breach be detected, we will endeavour to notify you within 72 hours of us becoming aware of any problems.

We take security very seriously and routinely ensure that our website is running the latest secure version of Word Press. We only choose to work with hosting and service providers who have proven data security policies and comprehensive GDPR and Privacy policies.