Minimum World, and its staff, are committed to protecting and respecting the privacy of your personal data. This privacy notice explains how your data is collected, used, transferred, and disclosed by us. It applies to data collected when you use our website and when you interact with us through social media, email, phone, or by post. It also applies when you participate in our competitions or events. It covers:
Minimum World Ltd (of Prospect House 2, Loddon Industrial Estate, Little Money Road, Loddon, Norwich NR14 6JD, United Kingdom) is a leading online dolls’ house retail company, specialising in 1:12 scale miniatures for adult collectors.
Minimum World Ltd is the data controller for the purpose of the UK General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We are registered with the Information Commissioner's Office (registration number ZA884675) on the data protection public register.
You have the right to access the information which Minimum World holds about you and your right of access can be exercised in accordance with GDPR. More details on your rights are detail in the YOUR RIGHTS section of this notice.
We take the protection of your personal data seriously and will process your personal data fairly, lawfully, and transparently. This privacy notice describes the personal data we are collecting about you and how it is used.
We will only collect and use your personal data to:
We will do our very best to protect your personal data and we have safeguards and security measures in place to protect your data from being accidentally lost, accessed/used in an unauthorised way, altered, or disclosed. In the unfortunate event of a personal data breach, we will notify you and any applicable regulator where we are legally required to do so.
Where we have given you, or where you have chosen, a password which enables you to access certain parts of our website (such as your account) you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. You are not permitted to share a password with anyone and we recommend you do not save passwords on shared devices/networks.
Our website and social media pages may contain links to and from the websites of our partners, advertisers, affiliates, and other third-party sites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that they will have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy notice of any website you visit before submitting any personal data to them.
We collect the following groups of personal data:
We also collect, use, and share aggregated, anonymised data such as statistical or demographic data to help improve the service we provide to users of our website. This type of data may be derived from your personal data but is not considered personal data as this data does not directly or indirectly reveal your identity. However, if we combine or connect aggregated data with your personal data so that it can directly or indirectly identify you, we will treat the combined data as personal data which will be used in accordance with this privacy notice.
We will not knowingly collect any data from children or sell products to children. If you are under the age of 18, you are not permitted to use or submit your data to our website or our social media pages.
We may collect personal data about you in the following ways:
We will only collect and process your personal data where we have a legal basis to do so. As a data controller, the legal basis for our collection and use of your personal data varies depending on the manner and purpose for which we collected it.
Your personal data is collected and used by us to when we have your consent to do (such as “opting-in” to our marketing emails), or because it is necessary for activities such as: processing your order; complying with our legal obligations; or in the pursuit of our legitimate interests (including those listed below):
to send you an email after you have received your goods from us, inviting you to review the product purchased.
We will hold on to your information for as long as you continue to be a Minimum World customer and for as long as we are required to keep it to ensure we meet our legal requirements. If you no longer wish to be a customer, you can contact us and request that we close your account. However, please note that we do have a legal requirement to keep some of your personal data, even after you have asked us to delete it. We will only keep what we absolutely need to ensure we can meet our legal or regulatory requirements, resolve disputes, prevent fraud and abuse, or enforce our Terms & Conditions.
If you have any questions about how we use or store any of your personal data, please contact us.
We may send you marketing communications and promotional offers:
We may use your data to form a view on what we think you may like, or what may be of interest to you, and to send you details of products and offers which may be relevant for you. We will ask you for your preferences in relation to receiving marketing communications. You will always have full control of your email marketing preferences and if you do not wish to continue receiving marketing information from us (or any third party, if applicable) at any time:
We will process all opt-out requests as soon as possible, but please note that due it may take a few days for any opt-out requests to be implemented.
From time to time, we may also include with your order: inserts advertising other Minimum World goods/services; or offers from other third-party companies that you may be interested in.
We use online advertising to keep you aware of what we’re up to and to help you find our products. Like many companies, we may target Minimum World banners and ads to you when you use other websites and apps, based on your data. We use a range of analytics and targeted advertising tools to display relevant website content on our website and online advertisements on other websites and apps to you, deliver relevant content to you in marketing communications (where applicable), and to measure the effectiveness of the advertising provided. For example, we use tools such as Google Analytics to target and improve our marketing campaigns, marketing strategies and website content. To opt out of targeted advertising you will need to disable your ‘cookies’ in your browser settings or opt out of the relevant third-party settings. If you would like any further information about the data collected by these third parties or the way in which the data is used, please contact us.
Our website may include links to and from the websites of our partner networks, social media pages, or other relevant third-parties. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that they will have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to their websites.
We may disclose and share your personal data as set out below:
The information that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for Minimum World or one of our suppliers. Such processing may, for example, be required in order to fulfil your order, process your payment details, or provide support services.
You have several rights under data privacy legislation. This includes, under certain circumstances, the right to:
If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us. We will try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. You may lodge an access request for free but, depending upon the personal information or actions you request from us, we may impose a charge to recover administrative costs associated with what you have requested. We will notify you of any such charge upon receiving your access request and confirm whether you wish to proceed and pay such charge. We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to exercise any of the above rights. This is a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it.
If you have any concerns or complaints regarding the way in which we process your data, please contact us.
You also have the right to make a complaint to the ICO (the data protection regulator in the UK). We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the ICO, so please do contact us in the first instance.
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Our website uses the following types of cookies:
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If we make significant changes, we will make that clear on our website or by some other means of contact such as email, so that you are able to review the changes.
Please send any queries, comments, or access requests by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by writing to us at the address below:
Minimum World Ltd
Prospect House 2
Loddon Industrial Estate
Little Money Road
This privacy notice was last updated on 21st April 2022
Minimum World Ltd | Company Number 4508799 | UK VAT Number 847 1228 25