Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how we at The Thoughtful Gifter use and protects any information that you give us at The Thoughtful Gifter when you use this website.
The Thoughtful Gifter is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.  I will review and update this policy from time to time but I will let you know if there are any changes made.  This policy is effective from 5th June 2018.

What we collect

We collect the following information but only if you voluntarily give it to us:
  • name
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as preferences and interests


What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to send you our blog.  We may also send you any other information that you request from us and  particular for the following reasons.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. 

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

When someone visits we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website contain links to other websites of interest.  If you use these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over the other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
  • if you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes – this should be clicked automatically to opt you out.
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing me as or click on the unsubscribe button.  We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we are required by law to do so.  We will only use your personal information to send you blogs which contain links to third parties which we think you may find interesting but only if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
Details of personal information which we hold about you may be requested under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please email
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.  You can find all contact details on the Contact Page.