Wakelyns Privacy & GDPR Policy

This privacy and GDPR policy will explain how Wakelyns uses the personal data we collect from you when you use our website or come to Wakelyns.

What data do we collect?

We collect the following data:

  • Personal identification information (including name, email address) when you contact us
  • We also collect images from CCTV for the purposes of security and crime prevention on which you might be identifiable.

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide us with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

  • Register online or place an order for any of our products or services
  • Add your personal details to our contact database to receive our newsletters
  • Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies

We may also collect data in the form of images from which you might be identifiable when you:

  • Come into view of a CCTV or other camera on our premises or in a public or area readily and incidentally viewable in the immediate vicinity of our premises

Just to be clear what we don’t though collect: If you make a payment to us via this website (for a course, event, booking, etc) you will be asked to fill in your card details (via the Stripe payment system). That may include your card number, its expiry date, your CVC and your postcode. To be clear: we don’t see any of that information – it is dealt with securely by Stripe; all we know get told is that you have made the payment.

How will we use your data?

We collect your data so that we can:

  • Process your order and manage your account
  • Keep you up to date with what is happening at Wakelyns
  • In the case of images, for security and so that we can deter and detect crime

If you make a payment through our site, we will the information necessary to our payments service for them to process that payment..

How do we store your data?

We will keep your details only for as long as we need it. Once this time period has expired, we will delete your data.

Images from any CCTV are kept for no longer than 28 days other than where a specific crime or security event has been identified in which case images potentially relevant to that event will be kept for no more than 28 days beyond the point at which that event has been resolved.


We would like to send you information about products and services of ours that we think you might like.

If you have agreed to receive our newsletters (by placing your contact details on our contact database), you may always opt out at a later date.

You have the right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes.

If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, let us know by contacting us.

What are your data protection rights?

We would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

In relation to any CCTV images you would need to identify the camera and particular time involved as we cannot readily look at multiple images simply to conduct a generalised search, nor would it be reasonable for us to have to do so.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request to complete the information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email:

Email us at: info@wakelyns.co.uk

Or write to us:

Metfield Lane,
IP21 5SD


Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. When you visit our website, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology

For further information, visit allaboutcookies.org.

How do we use cookies?

We uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

  • Understanding how you use our website
  • Store your preferences

What types of cookies do we use?

There are a number of different types of cookies, however, our website uses:

  • Functionality – We uses these cookies so that we recognize you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Privacy policies of other websites

Our website contains links to other websites. This privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep this privacy policy under regular review and place any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 14 February 2021.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.

How to contact the appropriate authority

Should you wish to report a complaint or if you feel that we have not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may contact the Information Commissioner’s Office.