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Privacy Policy 

Skittlesketch is committed to safeguarding the privacy of all our website visitors and service users. This policy refers to our (this) website:


About This Policy

This policy explains areas of this website that may affect your privacy and personal details, how Skittlesketch collect, store and manage your data and how your rights under the GDPR, DPA & PECR are adhered to. Within this privacy policy, we also explain our use of cookies, third-party advertising/commercial sponsorship, and the download of any documents, files, or software that we may make available to you on this website.


Further explanations may be provided for specific pages or features of this website in order to help you understand how Skittlesketch and this website interact with you and your computer/device.


In this policy: "we", "us" and "our" refer to Skittlesketch.

In this policy: “you”, “user” and “your” refer to you—the user of this website.


Your Personal Data

Your personal data is only used for the purpose of the explicit consent that you have given.

You can withdraw your consent and instruct us to stop using/destroy your data at any time.

Your data is stored securely using pseudonymization and GDPR compliant cloud-based storage.

Personal data that we process for any purpose shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for the purpose it’s intended for. We may also retain your personal data where such retention is necessary. For example, in compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject.


We may manage and securely store your usage data. This data is in regard to your use of our website and services. The usage data may include:


  • Your IP address

  • Geographical location

  • Browser type/version

  • Operating system

  • Referral source

  • Length of visit

  • Page views

  • Website navigation paths


This information may also include the timing, frequency, and pattern of our website users. The source of the usage data is through our analytics program and the basis for this processing is to monitor and improve our website services.


We may manage and securely store your publication data. This data refers to information that you may choose and have consented to post for publication of, on our website or through our services. Your publication data may be processed by us for the purpose of enabling such publication and administering our website and services.


We may manage and securely store your enquiry data. This data refers to any information contained in any enquiry that you choose to submit to us regarding our goods and/or services. Your enquiry data may be processed by us for the purpose of offering, marketing and selling our relevant goods and/or services to you.


We may manage and securely store your notification data. This is the data that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications and/or newsletters. Your notification data may be processed by us, for the purpose of sending you relevant notifications and/or newsletters that you have consented to receiving.


We may manage and securely store your correspondence data. This data refers to any information contained within or relating to any communication that you choose to/consent to sending to us. Your correspondence data may include communication content and metadata associated with the communication. Our website will generate any metadata associated with your communications, via our website contact form. Your correspondence data may be processed by us, for the purpose of communicating with you and for our record-keeping.


We may manage and securely store any of your personal data identified in this policy (where reasonably necessary) for the exercise or defence of legal claims, obtaining or maintaining insurance coverage, managing risks or obtaining professional advice. Your personal data may also be used in compliance with any legal obligation to which we are subject.


We may disclose your personal data to our professional advisers (where reasonably necessary) for the purposes of obtaining or maintaining insurance coverage, managing risks or obtaining professional advice. Your personal data may also be used to exercise the defence of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure.


We may disclose your personal data financial transactions, relating to our website and services and as handled by our payment services providers. We will share transaction data with our payment service providers only to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing your payments, refunding such payments and dealing with complaints and queries relating to such payments.


Skittlesketch (and this website) complies to the DPA (Data Protection Act 1998) and already complies to the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) which comes into effect from May 2018.


Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies to provide a better user experience whilst you are visiting our website. By using our website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies. You are advised that if you wish to deny the use of and the saving of cookies from this website, you should take the necessary steps within your web browser security settings to block all cookies from this website. Alternatively, you can use the cookie control system (if available), upon your first visit.


What are cookies? Cookies are small files saved to the hard drive of your computer. Cookies track, save and store information about your interactions with and your usage of our website. Cookies allow our website, (through its server) to provide you with a tailored user experience. This website uses tracking software to monitor our visitors in order to better understand how users use our website. The software will save a cookie to the hard drive of your computer, in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information.


Adverts and Sponsored Links

This website may on occasion, contain sponsored links and adverts. Clicking on any such advert, will direct you to the advertiser’s website through a referral program (which may also use cookies) and will track the number of referrals sent from this website. Users should be aware, that clicking on any sponsored external link, is at your own risk. Skittlesketch cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links.


Downloads and Media Files

Any downloadable documents, files or media that are available on this website or external third-party websites, are provided to website users to download at your own risk. Whilst all precautions have been undertaken to ensure only genuine downloads are available, users are advised to verify download authenticity by using third party antivirus software or similar applications.


Contact and Communication

Contacting us through our website is at your own discretion and your own risk. In accordance with this privacy policy, your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time that it is no longer required or has served the purpose it was intended for. If you have any questions in regard to any area of our data processing actions, please contact us through any of the various communication methods listed at the top of this page.


Email Mailing List and Marketing Messages

On occasion, we may operate a mailing list program. This is via email, with the user’s explicit consent and is used to inform our subscribers about our products, services and any news that we supply or publish. Subscriber personal details are managed in accordance with the regulations named in this policy. Subscribers can unsubscribe at any time either by contacting us directly to withdraw consent or through our automated online service. The type and the content of marketing messages that subscribers receive is outlined at the point of subscription.


Email marketing messages may contain tracking beacons / tracked clickable links or similar server technologies in order to track subscriber activity within email marketing messages. In this instance, such email marketing messages may record a range of subscriber data relating to engagement, geographic and demographics.


External Website Links and Third Parties

Although we only look to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned within this website. We cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website, despite our best efforts. Please be aware that users click on external links at their own risk and we cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links.


Social Media and Usage

We adopt a social media policy to ensure our business and our staff conduct themselves accordingly online. Whilst we may have official profiles on social media platforms, users are advised to verify authenticity of such profiles before engaging with and/or sharing information with such profiles. We will never ask for user passwords or personal details on social media platforms. Users are advised to conduct themselves appropriately when engaging with us on social media. There may be instances where our website features social sharing buttons, which help share web content directly from web pages to the respective social media platforms. Social sharing buttons should be used at your own discretion and you accept that doing so, may publish content to a social media profile feed or page.


Your rights

You may contact us to request that we provide you with any personal information that we may hold about you. We can provide this information subject to:


  • An administration fee for (GBP) £10.00

  • The supply of appropriate evidence of your identity. Usually, we accept a photocopy of your passport certified by a solicitor/bank, along with an original copy of a utility bill showing your current address.


We may withhold personal information that you request, to the extent permitted by law.


Amendment Notice

We may amend this policy from time to time and publish a new or updated version on our website. Please check this page periodically, to ensure that you are happy with any changes to this privacy policy.


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