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Privacy Policy

What types of personal data are collected by Herstat and why?

In running and maintaining our website we may collect and process the following data about you:

  • Information gathered via Google Analytics cookies about your use of our site such as which pages you viewed, your geographic location and how often you return to the website. Where used, these cookies are downloaded to your computer and stored on the computer's hard drive. This information is statistical only and is never linked to your personal details if you make a purchase.
  • Information provided voluntarily by you. For example, when you contact us for information or make a purchase.

Use of Cookies

The Google Analytics cookies used by Herstat provide us with the following information.

_ga and _gid These cookies help us count how many people visit by tracking if you’ve visited the website before _ga expires after two years and _gid expires after 24 hours
_utma Like _ga, this lets us know if you’ve visited the website before, so we can count how many of our visitors are new to or to a certain page.
_utmb This works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time you spend on the website
_utmc This works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser
_utmz This tells us how you reached our website, for example from another website, search engines or paid advertisements.

Who can access your data?

We will not disclose your personal information to any other party other than in accordance with this Privacy Policy, for processing your payment or in the circumstances detailed below:

  • In the event that we sell any or all of our business to the buyer.
  • Where we are legally required by law to disclose your personal information.
  • To further fraud protection and reduce the risk of fraud.

How is the data stored?

The data that we collect from you will be stored securely at a destination within the European Economic Area (EEA). Data concerning orders and payments will only be processed by employees who work for us.  Such staff maybe engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your order, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services.  By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

In which country will the data be processed?

Data is processed within the United Kingdom by Herstat employees only.

What security measures are taken to protect the data?

Every effort is taken to keep your data secure.  All data is encrypted at every opportunity and data transmitted electronically is done so over a secure connection.  Audit logs are kept detailing which users have accessed data.  All data is stored on secure servers protected by a firewalls and anti-hacking intrusion protection software.

How do I request the deletion of my private data?

If you would like to make a request for your data to be deleted, please complete the Contact Us form in the footer of this page or althernatively email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Can I request a copy of all the personal information that Herstat has stored about me?

Yes, if you would like an electronic copy of all of your personal information which Herstat has stored either email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or complete the Contact Us form at the bottom of this page and we will endeavour to send it to you within 2 weeks.

Third party links

On occasion we include links to third parties on this website. Where we provide a link, it does not mean that we endorse or approve that site's policy towards visitor privacy. You should review their privacy policy before sending them any personal data.

Contacting Us

Please do not hesitate to contact us regarding any matter relating to this Privacy Policy at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..