Your privacy is important. We are committed to respecting your privacy and to maintaining your personal data securely. This policy explains : 

  • What personal information we collect about you 
  • How we will use your data 
  • Your legal rights relating to your data 


What personal information we collect about you 

When you place an order for our products we collect information from you. Some of this information is required for us to complete and deliver your order eg name and address, other information may be voluntary. We will also collect information if you complete a customer survey, provide feedback or participate in a competition. We do not keep a record of your payment details for online purchases including credit or debit cards.  

The information we collect will include your name, email address, home address, IP address and information about pages you access. 


How will we use this information about you? 

We collect information about you in order to process your order, manage your account and if you wish, to send email you about special offers and products we think may be of interest to you. You can always unsubscribe from receiving these email at any time using the link at the bottom of the email newsletter. 

We will need to share information such as name, delivery address and contact information with our couriers to allow your order to be delivered to you. We have selected couriers who will only use this data for the purpose of delivering your order and contacting you about your delivery if required. 

We will not sell or share your information to 3rd parties.  

We will not retain your data for longer than necessary. The longest we will hold any personal data is 3 years. 

We would like to send you information about special offers, products and services that are relevant to you and that we think will be of interest to you. You can opt out of receiving these emails at any time.  


Your legal rights relating to your data 

You have the right to request a copy of the information we hold about you.  If you would like details of your personal data that we are currently holding, please email or write to us at the following address : 

Data Protection Officer 
WIDDOP and Co. 
Broadgate Business Park 
OL9 9XE 



You may at any time ask us to correct or remove information we hold on you. 



What are cookies?

Like most websites, uses cookies to collect information. Cookies are small data files which are placed on your computer or other devices (such as smart 'phones or 'tablets') as you browse this website. They are used to ‘remember’ when your computer or device accesses our websites. Cookies are essential for the effective operation of our websites and to help you shop with us online (for example, remembering preferences as you browse the site). They are also used to tailor the products and services offered and advertised to you, both on our websites and elsewhere.

Information Collected

Some cookies collect information about browsing and purchasing behaviour when you access this website with the same computer or device. This includes information about pages viewed, products purchased and your journey around a website. We don't use cookies to collect or record information on your name, address or other contact details.

The Home of Gifts can use cookies to monitor your browsing and purchasing behaviour to both offer you relevant products whilst using the site and to tailor our offering in the future

What are cookies used for?

The Home of Gifts do not pass any cookie data on to third parties for the purpose of marketing non-Home of Gifts products.

The main purposes for which cookies are used are: -

For technical purposes essential to effective operation of our websites, particularly in relation to on-line transactions and site navigation (e.g. remembering viewing preferences)

For The Home of Gifts to market to you in a relevant way, particularly in regards to the banners and product recommendations presented to you

To allow The Home of Gifts to collect information about your browsing and shopping patterns, including to monitor the success of campaigns, competitions etc. and to help improve our future offering

How do I disable cookies?

If you want to disable cookies you need to change your website browser settings to reject cookies. How you can do this will depend on the browser you use. Further details on how to disable cookies for the most popular browsers are set out below:

For Microsoft Internet Explorer

  • Choose the menu "tools" then "Internet Options"
  • Click on the “privacy” tab
  • Select the setting the appropriate setting

For Google Chrome

  • Choose Settings > Advanced
  • Under "Privacy and security," click “Content settings”.
  • Click “Cookies”

For Safari

  • Choose Preferences > Privacy
  • Click on "Remove all Website Data"

For Mozilla Firefox

  • Choose the menu "tools" then "Options"
  • Click on the icon "privacy"
  • Find the menu "cookie" and select the relevant options

For Opera 6.0 and further

  • Choose the menu "Files" > "Preferences"
  • Privacy

What happens if I disable cookies?

If your web browser is set to refuse cookies from our website, you will not be able to take advantage of certain features of our website, such as receiving personalised recommendations. As a result, we strongly encourage you to configure your web browser to accept cookies from our website.


Changes to our Privacy Policy 

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this webpage. This privacy policy was last updated on 24th March 2020. 

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