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Squires Coffee Shop Privacy Policy

This policy was published on May 25th to comply with the latest GDPR, General Data Protection Regulations.

Squires Coffee Shop Ltd uses the website
We trade from 11, High Street, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7EW.
This policy covers all information captured on our website, social media platforms, online emails and any additional data gathered offline such as information contained within a Curriculum Vitae.
We care about your privacy and security and are committed to safeguarding any personal data collected by us that could identify an individual.

Why Do We Have A Privacy Policy?

Under the new GDPR regulations which will come into force on 25th May 2018, we are required to provide you with information explaining how we will collect, store, use and dispose of your personal data whether online via our website and social media, via email or offline.

Controller Or Data Protection Officer

Squires the business, is the data controller. The Data Protection officer can be contacted on for any queries that may arise. Please state subject as Privacy Policy.

Why Do We Collect Data?

As part of running our website and business we may ask for and require information about you in the following situations:
• Signing up to follow our blog
• Requesting to receive our newsletter or emails about special offers or competitions
• Using our social media platforms
• Ordering products or gift vouchers online
• Job applications
• Booking events or afternoon tea

What Data Do We Collect?

The type of data that we may require may include but not be limited to:
Personal: Name, phone number, marital status, gender, age, date of birth, title,
Contact: Residential, billing and delivery addresses, email, telephone number, IP addresses
Financial: Credit/ debit card details, bank account, sort codes,
Technical: We use systems such as Google Analytics to learn information about visitors to our website including search engines, pages visited, times of visits etc

If you have previously purchased products or services from us we may contact you with information about similar goods or offers. We may also ask you to confirm future marketing preferences. Occasionally we may pose questions on social media, or when taking a booking, such as food preferences, dietary needs etc. If you upload photos, videos or comments to our social media platforms or our blog it can be openly accessed by anybody and as such Squires is not responsible for any subsequent issues arising thereafter.

How Is Your Data Stored?

Squires’ has ensured that there are a number of security measures in place to protect your data such as online security, virus protection and set managerial procedures within the business. However the security of information stored, transferred or processed online can never be fully guaranteed and sending us any information in this way is entirely at your own risk.

How Long Will We Store Your Data?

Your data will only be stored by us for the required amount of time for the specific service or product that it relates to. We keep information relating to job applications for up to six months after advertising a role. We will keep contact information relating to blogs or newsletters until such time as you unsubscribe to them. Once we no longer require this information it will be deleted or disposed off in a secure manner.

Disclosure Or Sharing Of Your Information

We will not disclose, share or sell your personal data to a third party. However there is an exception which relates to online-purchases via our website. Personal data relating to credit and debit card payments, PayPal or World Pay systems which are necessary to purchase goods will be shared. In such cases we will ensure that their systems abide by the most recent GDPR regulations.
Other situations may include:
In the event that the business known as Squires is sold
If required by law or in such as cases to prevent fraud

Third Party Links, Suppliers and Agencies
We do require the use of third party agencies in particular financial ones as stated above. We strive to ensure that all data is safely transferred but advise you to read those third party Privacy Policies.
We may also use links on our website or blog to a third party site. Once you leave our site we are no longer responsible for the protection of your information. As such we cannot guarantee the security of any personal information that you may share with third parties and thus advise that you research their specific privacy policies. We work very closely with our website hosting company and ensure that all personal information is protected to the best of our ability.

Can You Access Your Own Information?

You have the right to request a copy of any information that we may hold on you. You may ask us to update and amend it. Likewise you may ask us to delete it if you no longer wish to use our products or services. This can be done by emailing us at Please note that we may, on occasion, charge a fee of £10 to cover our costs.

Emails And Marketing

You can unsubscribe at any time from our blog subscription or marketing emails. Look for the unsubscribe button and ensure that you have received an email confirming this. It may take up
to a week.

Future Changes and Amendments Regarding Our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change, alter or amend this policy as and when required. If changes are made we will acknowledge this on our website. Squires will strive to run our business as professionally and securely as possible. If you believe that the information we hold on you is incorrect, out of date or no longer valid please contact us as soon as possible via email or letter so that we may resolve this.

Please see the separate Cookie Policy