Privacy Policy

Who we are

Here at Melt It Scented Wax we take your privacy very seriously. Our Privacy Policy provides information on how your personal data will be processed by us.This Policy also explains your personal data rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Our website address is: http://www.meltit.co.uk

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We collect and store personal data so that we can deliver the service you require, such as a newsletters, and fulfill orders from purchases you make within our site. We will not send you marketing information without permission.

Data collected by us can be from various input forms. Mandatory fields are marked as such because the data is necessary for our performance of a contract with you.  By completing these fields you are giving us the legal basis and consent for us to hold and use your data.

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 anonymized 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.

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.

We affiliate with Amazon and our affiliate links are used accross our site, we will always let you know if a link is affiliated with a near by disclosure. Where these links are used, we earn a comission from purchases made externally.

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

Site Analytic Cookies – these allow us to measure and analyse how you use our sites to improve their functionality and your experience. We use Google Analytics for site analysis. These cookies do not allow us to identify you personally but are used to show statistics on how our website is being used and to help us improve our website by reporting any errors encountered.

How to delete cookies

If you want to delete cookies from your computer please see the help section in your browser. We have complied some links below for instruction on different browsers.  Please note that by deleting or disabling future cookies your experience of our sites may be affected.

Deleting cookies:

Using Google Chrome, Using Internet Explorer, Using Safari (Mac), Using Safari (iPhone or iPad), Using Microsoft Edge, Using Firefox

Who we share your data with

How long we retain your data

We will store your information until it is no longer needed, after the expiration of statutory preservation duties, either upon you deleting your account or you sending us a request via info@meltit.co.uk

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize 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.

Under the new General Data Protection Regulation [GDPR] of 25th May 2018, you have the following rights with regards to your data:

Right to be Informed:
You have the right to be informed about the collection and use of your personal data.

Right of Access:
You have the right to access the personal data that we hold about you.

Right to Rectification:
You have the right to have your data rectifired if the records we hold are incorrect.

Right to Erasure:
You have the right to have your personal data that we hold for you completey erased. You may unsubscribe from newsletters at any time.

Right to Restriction:
You have the right to restrict the data we hold for you.

Right to Data Portability:
The right to data portability allows you to obtain and reuse the personal data Melt It Scented Wax holds on you for your own purposes across other services.

Right to Object:
You have the right to object to us using your data for any reason that you deem to be illegitimate, such as direct marketing.

Rights in relation to automated Decision Making & Profiling:
This right refers to automatic data processing.

Where we send your data

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