PRIVACY POLICY

Privacy Policy and Cookie Usage information for Thomas Hewitt’s Luck of the Draw…

Who we are

Thomas Hewitt’s Luck of the Draw is owned and operated by Thomas Hewitt – thomas@thluckofthedraw.co.uk

Our website address is: https://thluckofthedraw.co.uk

The team generator address is: https://team-generator.thluckofthedraw.co.uk

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Contact form

When you send us a message via the CONTACT FORM, we collect your FIRST and LAST NAMES, your EMAIL ADDRESS and your COMMENT OR MESSAGE. We require this information in order to help you with your enquiry.

Booking form

When you make a booking via the BOOKING FORM, we collect your PHONE NUMBER, your NAME, your EMAIL ADDRESS and your COMMENTS/QUESTIONS. We require this information in order to process your booking.

NB all payments are handled externally via PayPal. At no point do we have access to, process, store or share your financial information. Please refer to PayPal’s privacy policy for further information: https://www.paypal.com/uk/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full

Who we share your data with

We never share your FULL NAME, EMAIL ADDRESS or PHONE NUMBER with anyone.

Reviews

When visitors leave reviews on our social media channels or by other forms, including, but not limited to, emails, text messages, WhatsApp, social media private messages and other messaging services, we collect the data and may use such reviews as part of our marketing on this website and on our Social Media channels.

By leaving us a review, you give us permission to display the CONTENT OF YOUR REVIEW (which we may edit for length), along with your FIRST NAME on this website or our social media channels.

If you would like us to REMOVE your review from this website or our social media channels, please email thomas@thluckofthedraw.co.uk.

When you leave a review on our social media channels, you are providing a public link to your profile on that social media platform. You should refer to the social media platform’s privacy policy for more information about how to protect your personal information.

Cookies

Our website uses cookies to record your cookie consent and to identify you as a unique visitor when you visit our website.

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files with small pieces of data — like a username and password — that are used to identify your computer as you use a computer network. Specific cookies known as HTTP cookies are used to identify specific users and improve your web browsing experience.

What cookies do we use?

When you visit https://thluckofthedraw.co.uk we require you to agree to the use of cookies, by clicking the “I’m cool with that” button.

We then create the following cookie: “catAccCookies”, which records that you have accepted the use of cookies. This cookie expires (is deleted) after 30 days. You can find out more about the catAccCookies cookie here: https://cookie-cat.co.uk/cookie_category/catacccookies/

When you visit https://team-generator.thluckofthedraw.co.uk we create a session cookie to identify you while you use the team generator. Without the cookie, as you pass through the different steps of the team generator, we would be unable to identify you in order to process the correct list of names that you have previously entered. This cookie expires (is deleted from your computer) when you close your browser.

You can manually delete cookies at any time, by following the instructions to delete cookies for your browser.

How long we retain your data

When you send us a message via the CONTACT FORM, the data entered is sent to us via email. When you make a booking via the BOOKING FORM, the data entered is sent to us via email and a copy of the data entered is also stored in the appointment booking system on this website. We will keep this data until such time as we manually delete our old emails and old bookings.

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. Please refer to the privacy policy of these individual websites for more information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have sent us a message or made a booking, 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

Data entered on this website is sent to our email address, thomas@thluckofthedraw.co.uk, which is administrated by this website. We do not share your personal data with any third parties.

Analytics

Google Analytics

The controller has integrated the component Google Analytics (with anonymisation function) on this website.

Google Analytics is a web analytics service. Web analysis is the gathering, collection and analysis of data about the behavior of visitors to websites. Among other things, a web analysis service collects data on which website a data subject has come to a website from (so-called referrers), which subpages of the website were accessed or how often and for which period of time a subpage was viewed. A web analysis is mainly used to optimize a website and for the cost-benefit analysis of Internet advertising.

The operator of the Google Analytics component is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA.

Google Analytics uses cookies. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google might transfer the personal information collected via this technical procedure to third parties.

As IP anonymization is activated on our website, your IP address will be shortened by Google within Member States of the European Union or other states in agreement with the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by a Google server in the USA. On behalf of the operator of the website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on website activity and to provide further services related to website and internet use to us. The IP address transferred through your browser to Google Analytics will not be combined with other data held by Google.

In addition, this website uses the Analytics feature UserID to track interaction data. This User ID will be additionally anonymized and encrypted and will not be linked with other data.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible.

In addition, you may prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

This browser add-on informs Google Analytics via JavaScript that no data and information about website visits may be transmitted to Google Analytics.

In addition, a cookie already set by Google Analytics can be deleted at any time via the Internet browser or other software programs.

Further information and Google‘s applicable privacy regulations can be found at https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en and https://marketingplatform.google.com/about/ The following link provides a further explanation of Google Analytics https://marketingplatform.google.com/about/.

Our website also uses Google Analytics performance reports relating to demographics and interests and reports on Google Display Network impressions. You can disable Google Analytics for display advertising and customize the ads on the Google Display Network by visiting the ad settings at this link: https://adssettings.google.com.

Contact information

This website is owned and administrated by: Thomas Hewitt email thomas@thluckofthedraw.co.uk

Additional information

If you have any additional questions, please email thomas@thluckofthedraw.co.uk

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