The Policy: This privacy policy is for and provided by Briony Gardner Beauty Clinic, 55a Station Approach, West Byfleet, Surrey KT14 6NE  and refers to the privacy of its users who choose to use it. It details how we comply with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), the DPA (Data Protection Act).      The data controller is  Briony Gardner.
This policy will explain areas of this business that may affect your privacy and personal details, how we process, collect, manage and store those details and how your rights under the GDPR & DPA are adhered to. Additionally it will explain the use of advertising or commercial sponsorship from third parties and the download of any documents or files made available to you (if any) from this business.  Further explanations may be provided  in order to help you understand how we, and its third parties (if any) interact with you and your computer / device in order to serve it to you. Our contact information is provided if you have any questions.

The DPA & GDPR May 2018

We and this salon complies to the DPA (Data Protection Act 1998) and already complies to the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) which comes into effect from May 2018.

How we may collect your personal data

We obtain personal data about you, for example, when:

  • You have your personal details in any of the consultation cards/forms that we use in our salon.
  • You have contacted us via other methods, such as telephone, text, direct mail or in person
  • Your details have been collated from 3rd parties such as employer/publically available resources

The  type of information held about you        

The information we hold about you may include:

  • your personal details (such as your name/address/contact information);
  • details of services/products we have provided;
  • our correspondence and communications with you

How Your Data May Be Used   

We will keep your personal information:

  • For as long as required by law
  • Until we no longer have a valid reason for keeping it
  • Until you request us to stop using it.

Your data will also be used to notify you of any changes to our services/products.

Data retention      

Your data will only be held for as long as necessary to fulfil the purpose for which is was initially collected.

Is your data secure    

We maintain reasonable physical, electronic, standard security practices surrounding all data stored. Access to all data is limited to authorised access only. We will make reasonable efforts to ensure that your privacy interests are protected

Right To Withdraw Consent

If you have given us your consent to process your data but change your mind later, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. If you want to withdraw your consent, please contact us directly on 01932 354455.

Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies to provide an enhance user experience while visiting the website. As required by legislation, the cookies used on this site do not store any personal data but instead make use of anonymous tracking data.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small files saved to the user's computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user's interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors or use the cookie control system if available upon their first visit.

Types of Cookies that we may use

Strictly necessary cookies:

These cookies are required to enable your visit to the site and to navigation between pages and use the features of our website.

Performance cookies:

These cookies do collect any personal information, they are anonymous and record statistical information about how visitors navigate our website. They do help us to improve how our website functions and will allow us to make future improvements to visitor experience, from specific sites or to block cookies from all sites, as well as allowing the user to delete all cookies from their hard drive. Please refer to your browser’s help.   By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device. All browsers have the functionality to allow users to block cookies

Disclosing Your Information to Third Parties

We do not pass on your details to third-parties without prior consent. In the event that we need to share your data with a third-party we will request your permission prior to this.

Website Visitor Tracking

Our website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. The software will save a cookie to your device's hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information.

Downloads & Media Files
Any downloadable documents, files or media made available on this website are provided to users at their own risk. While all precautions have been undertaken to ensure only genuine downloads are available users are advised to verify their authenticity using third party anti virus software or similar applications.

We accept no responsibility for third party downloads and downloads provided by external third party websites and advise users to verify their authenticity using third party anti virus software or similar applications.

Contact & Communication With us

Where we have clearly stated and made you aware of the fact, and where you have given your express permission, we may use your details to send you products/services information through a mailing list system. This is done in accordance with the regulations named in 'The policy' above.

External Website Links & Third Parties

Although we only look to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. (External links are clickable text / banner / image links to other websites.)
Shortened URL's; URL shortening is a technique used on the web to shorten URL's (Uniform Resource Locators) to something substantially shorter. This technique is especially used in social media and looks similar to this (example: Users should take caution before clicking on shortened URL links and verify their authenticity before proceeding.

We cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite our best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and we cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Social Media Policy

We do not use social media, therefore this not applicable to this salon

Your Rights        
You have the following rights under GDPR as follows:

  • Access – you have the right to be provided with a copy of your personal data
  • Rectification – you have the right to require us to correct any mistakes in your personal data
  • To be forgotten – you have the right to require us to delete your personal data – in certain circumstances only
  • Restriction of processing – you have the right to require us to restrict processing of your personal data – in certain circumstances
  • Data portability – you have the right to receive the personal data you provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and a readable format and/or transmit that data to a third party – in certain circumstances.
  • To object – you have the right to object at certain times to your personal data being processed for the purpose of our legitimate interests.
  • Not to be subject to automated individual decision-making – you have the right not to be subject to decision based solely on automated processing (including profiling) that produces legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affects you

How to complain and our contact details

Briony Gardner Beauty Clinic are committed to keeping your personal data safe. If you have any concerns and wish to speak to us then please do get in touch by calling us on  01932 354455

If you have a particular complaint about your personal data and how it is being used, stored or shared by us then you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioners Office (ICO).  They can be contacted at

v.2.1 June 2020 Edited & customised by Briony Gardner Beauty Clinic