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For the purpose of European and United Kingdom statutory data protection provisions (General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679) the data controller is Mary Jean Limited ("Mary Jean") a private company limited by shares registered in Scotland, registered office at Braehead Orton Fochabers IV32 7QH.

We are registered with the Information Commissioner Office.

Mary Jean operates the website. If you have questions about the privacy policy, contact us by email at or by telephone on +44 (0) 1343 880 354.

Information covered by the Policy

The privacy policy applies to all personal information collected and used by Mary Jean. The processing of personal data is only necessary if you decide to use specific services, such as using our contact form. In doing so, we make sure at all times that we only process your personal data in accordance with your consent to do so.

In accordance with European and United Kingdom statutory data protection provisions, the terms used in this policy are defined as follows.

Personal Data

Any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person, hereinafter referred to as a "data subject". An identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly by

  • reference to an identifier such as a name or number

  • geographical and localisation data, an IP address

  • identification factors such as physical, economic, cultural and social

Data Processing

Any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as

  • collection and storage, filing

  • use of and disclosure by transmission

  • data modification and deletion, archiving purposes

Data Controller

The natural or legal person or entity who has control and determination of purpose and means of the processing of personal data where the purposes and means of such processing as determined by European and United Kingdom statutory data protection provisions (namely the General Data Protection Regulation).

Data Recipient

A legal person, public authority, agency or another body but not limited to a third party. Any public or government or law authority that has received personal data in the framework of an inquiry in accordance with European and United Kingdom law shall not be regarded as a recipient.

The processing of data by a public or government or law authority shall be in compliance with the applicable data protection rules according to the purposes of the processing.

Third Party

A natural or legal person, public authority, agency or another body other than a data subject or controller who are under the direct authority of the controller and authorised to process, store and manage personal data.


The data subject means any freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous indication of the data subject's wishes by which he or she has by statement or clear indicative action has signified an agreement to the processing of personal data relating to him or her.

When you visit our website, we may collect certain personal data concerning you. We require your consent to do so. This will occur in the first instance in dialogue with you, via a contact form, newsletter subscription, placing an order or requesting the use of another service provided by us.

Declaration of Consent

By using the forms we provide, you hereby consent to us collecting the personal data you provide and processing it as indicated in this data privacy policy. You may withdraw this consent at any time with effect for the future by providing us with a relevant statement.

However, please note that it is no longer possible to use our service without your consent. To withdraw, please use the above methods of contact as stated above.

Legal Basis for Data Processing

When you have given your consent, we collect and process following

  • when contact is made and for related correspondence

  • sending our newsletter, or other subscription service

  • registration as an account owner, placing an order, providing comment or product feedback

  • participation in competitions and surveys

When there are our own interests in terms of our website and services made available, we can collect and process following

  • to ensure that our website is presented to you conveniently, and information is accurate

  • for technical reasons, security and safety of use

We only collect and process your personal data when it is freely provided by you with your full knowledge This privacy policy is in relation to the data collected in the following forms

Contact Us

We collect the following personal data

  • full name

  • an email address

  • your message or enquiry

Subscription Service, Newsletter

We collect the following personal data

  • full name

  • an email address

Placing an Order

We collect the following personal data

  • full name

  • an email address

  • a contact telephone number

  • house name or number, street and town or city, postcode

Opening an Account

We collect the following personal data

  • full name

  • an email address

  • a contact telephone number

  • house name or number, street and town or city, postcode

  • optionally, a birth date and month only

  • a password

Competitions, Contests and Prize Draws

We may collect any of the following personal data

  • full name

  • an email address

  • house name or number, street and town or city, postcode

The personal data you provide and the content thereof shall remain exclusively with us. Any use of your personal data by a third party must require your express consent.

Data Logging

We log the following data upon your visit and browse our website, when you use our services

  • which of our pages you visit

  • the date and time of your visit

  • identification of the browser and operating system type used

  • the website you are visiting us from

  • a cookie if present and it has not expired

  • your IP address

Data collection of statistics allows us to evaluate the accessibility of our website and services. The aim of this data collection is towards the improvement of service provided, ensure our protection systems are upheld and fully working and ultimately your personal data remains safe and secure.

Once processed all logged data is deleted from our databases after a period of 12 months.

UTM Parameters

We make use of UTM (Urchin Tracking Module) parameters through out our website, our newsletters and social media channels and third party websites.

The parameters allow us to analyse the movement of traffic on our website far more easily. We are better able to measure how successful our marketing campaigns are. Some parameters may allow us to determine which elements on a specific webpage you interacted with. All data tracking and analyse is anonymous.


On our website, information (data that you are not personally identifiable with) is collected and stored using what are known as a cookie, a plain text file, stored on your computer or device for a period of time.

Why the need for Cookies

Cookies help us to improve our website and provide a better service tailored to you. We use cookies to identify who

  • frequents our website, returning visitors

  • if you own an account, or not

  • you are using a subscription service

  • have abandoned a shopping basket

Accepting Cookies

Using your browser setting you can control what cookies are stored on your computer or device. Please note, your use and enjoyment of our website may be limited, were cookies not permitted. Your settings do allow you to accept cookie from us but not from a third party.

We are unable to accept responsibility for the use of cookies from a third party.

Types of Cookies

A session cookie is stored in the temporary memory of your computer or device and is deleted when the browser is closed, or after a period of inactivity. This cookie is stored and accessed automatically by your browser, as defined by established internet protocols.

Our website uses a number of persistent cookies that are not deleted once you close your browser. The cookies our website uses expire 90 days after being initially stored on your computer or device. Repeated visits to our website will ensure those cookies are updated once more to persist 90 days from last date being updated.

The cookies our website uses can be identified as the following

  • __cookie_std, lets us know how often you visit the website

  • __cookie_act, lets us know if you own a personal account

  • __cookie_sub, lets us know if you use our subscription service

  • __cookie_bsk, lets us know if you have a basket with items

A typical cookie stored by our website would contain similar information to this example

  • Name, __cookie_std

  • Content, NWE0MmU2NzJlMDhiZjM1ZjkzMTdkOGZl

  • Domain,

  • Path, /

  • Send For, Any type of Connection

  • Accessible to Script, No (Http Only)

  • Created, Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 10:17:39 AM

  • Expires, Friday, August 24, 2018 at 4:07:36 PM

Find out how to disable or enable cookies by clicking on the "Manage Cookies" section of the Interactive Advertising Bureau UK website from the following link


Third Party Cookies

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google").

Google Analytics also uses cookies, stored on your computer and enable analysis of your use of the website. The information extracted by the cookie regarding your use of this website is usually transferred to a server owned and operated by Google in the USA.

Google will use this information on our account to log your use of the website, generate various reports on the website activity, to provide additional services related with website usage. Your IP address sent by your browser, for analytical use by Google is not collaborated with other data Google owns or manages.

You can manage your third party cookies from your browser settings, however, please note that you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent.

Google has provided a tool (a browser plugin) you can install. This software will prevent any Google server sending or requesting a cookie to or from your browser. Your IP address also is not accessible for Google analytics. Download the software from the following link


For further information about Google analytics and your privacy, see the following links



You can identify what cookies have been stored on your computer or device from Google analytics by looking for the following

  • __utma, identify you as a unique visitor

  • __utmb, calculate time spent on website, a "browser session"

  • __utmc, calculate time spent on website, a "browser session"

  • __utmz, how you happen to arrive to website, from where

Internet Technologies

On our website, we may use what is known as retargeting technology. We use this technology to permit us to place targeted advertisement on search and social media networks, in a manner presented to our website visitors.

This technology is provided by Facebook

  • Facebook Custom Audience

  • Facebook Pixel

Facebook Custom Audience and Facebook Pixel are software products of Facebook Ireland Limited., Hanover Reach, 5-7 Hanover Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland ("Facebook"). Our website uses a Facebook Pixel from Facebook which creates a direct connection to the Facebook servers.

The fact that you have made a visit to our website, every visit is stored on a server owned and managed by Facebook. Facebook assigns this information to your personal Facebook user account, if you have such an account and are signed into it. When visiting other websites which use the Facebook Custom Audience or Facebook Pixel, this information is also linked to your personal Facebook user account.

Your visits to our website are only stored on a server owned and managed by Facebook were you to have a personal Facebook account and are signed into it, at the time of your visit.

Otherwise your visit is not used for retargeting purposes. Further, we cannot know of which other websites you visit.

Please see Facebook's privacy information at


In addition, you can manage the content and information you have shared through your use of Facebook via their activity log tool.

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