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Privacy Policy

We are Those Were The Days.  We operate our website References in this policy to ‘we’, ‘us’ and ‘our’ are to Those Were The Days.

Those Were The Days are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.  This policy, together with our Terms & Conditions and our Terms Of Use (and any other documents referred to on these) sets out the basis on which any personal information we collect from you, or that you provide to us, through your use of our site will be processed by us.  Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. 

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1988 (the Act), the data controller is Those Were The Days of 26 St. Stephen Street, Edinburgh, EH3 5AL.  The Act is a piece of UK legislation which sets out principles relating to the uses we can make of personal information and the rights you have under law as an individual in respect of your personal information. 


To do any of the following things, you will need to provide us with personal information: 

  • Place an order with us
  • Sign up to receive emails / newsletters
  • Enter prize draws / competitions
  • Take part in a survey we may use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to these
  • Contact us

We may ask you to provide the following information and may collect and process the following data about you; 

  • Your name, email address, product selections, delivery address, telephone number, credit or debit card number, the card’s expiry date and your billing address.
  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site.  This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site, subscribing to our service, posting material or requesting further services.  We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our site.
  • If you contact us we may keep a record of that correspondence
  • Details of transactions you carry out through our site and of the fulfilment of your orders.
  • Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access.


We use the information we hold in the following ways:

  • To help us improve the structure, layout, and usability of our site through monitoring your usage;
  • To administer our site;
  • To process your orders (including despatch, payment and returns);
  • To answer any questions you may raise or respond to any comments you may send us;
  • To notify you about changes to our service or the functionality of our site;
  • To ensure that you are complying with our terms and conditions and to comply with our statutory and regulatory obligations; and
  • To keep you informed abut us, our latest products and special offers where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes. 
  • To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us;
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;

We may also use your data to provide you with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you and we may contact you about these by post or telephone.


We may collect information about your computer, including where your available IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers.  This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual. 


For the same reason, when you use our site we will use cookies.  Cookies are tiny text files that identify your computer to our server.  Our site uses cookIes to keep track of how often you visit our site, the contents of your shopping cart, previous purchases and to deliver content specific to your interests.

For further information about cookies pleased visit:

Please not that most browsers are set to accept cookies.  You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the website we have referred to above will give you instructions on how to do so.  However, in a few cases some of the features on our site may not function as a result.  Unless you have adjusted your brower setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you use our site.


The data that we collect from you will NOT be transferred to, or stored at a destination outside the European Economic Area (‘EEA’).  We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.  We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

Unfortunately the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure.  Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site: any transmission is at your own risk.  Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.


As we continue to develop our business, we might sell or buy assets.  In such transactions, the information we have collected about you will generally be one of the transferred business assets.  Also in the unlikely event that we or our assets are purchased, your information will also be one of the transferred assets.

We may share information about you with;

  • A buyer or prospective buyer of our business
  • Our professional advisers, such as or lawyers, where it is necessary for the to advise us; and
  • Other persons if we are under a duty to disclose or share your information in order to comply with any legal obligations.

We may also share information about you with third parties that engage to help us in certain areas, including payment processing, shipping, name and address verification, email distribution.  We provide these third parites with only the information they need to perform their services and work closely with them to ensure that your privacy is respected and protected.


Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates.  If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites 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 these websites.


You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes.  We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes.  You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data.  You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at


The Act gives you the right to access information held about you.  Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act.  Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.


Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by email.


Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to