Privacy Policy

Sea Sorceress respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data. This privacy policy is for Hannah Thompson t/a Sea Sorceress and for my website It governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it. Protecting the privacy of my website visitors and customers is very important to me. This policy will set out what information I collect on this website and how I will treat your personal information.

If you are asked to provide information when using this website, by which you can be identified, you can rest assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Hannah Thompson t/a Sea Sorceress may change this privacy policy and will update this page immediately. It is recommended you check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes that may have occurred. This policy is effective from 27th July 2021.

Collection of personal data

I may collect personal data about you from a number of sources including the following:

When you agree to buy a product from me, in which case this may include your contact details.

When you contact me with an enquiry or in response to a communication from me.

When you complete a form to join my mailing lists, online via Mailchimp, or on paper at any event where I am exhibiting and/or selling. In this case I will add your details to the relevant Mailchimp mailing list.

I may collect the following information:

Name and address

This will be used to deliver your order via Royal Mail or any other courier.

Email address

I may use this to keep you updated about your order status. If you choose to join the mailing list then I will also use your email address to inform you of any promotions and products which I consider will interest you.

Contact telephone number

I would only use your phone number if I needed to contact you with a query regarding an order or a query you have raised. It will never be used for a cold call.

Payment details

When paying for an order, all payment information is handled by professional payment portals [which are?]. never stores any card information.

What do I do with the information I gather?

I use this information to better understand your needs. My aim is to provide an excellent service and by utilising the following I hope to achieve this goal:

Internal record keeping

I may periodically send promotional emails about special offers or other information which I think you will find interesting using the email address which you have provided. This information will never be shared with any third parties (unless required to do so by law). You can unsubscribe at any time via the unsubscribe option on any newsletter. You may also write or email to have your details removed.

How do we protect your information?

I engage in a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information. This includes an SSL certificate on this website.

Credit card information is stored digitally through secure payment websites [??]. No credit card information is stored on the premises. Credit card details are encrypted, and once used, are no longer accessible. For their own privacy policies click on Stripe and Paypal.

All names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses are stored digitally. Any paper copies are shredded once the information has been digitally stored.

When you receive a newsletter by email, your personal data in held by the third party that I use for sending these mailings (Mailchimp). You can view their privacy policy here. At any time if you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails just click on the unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

Use of cookies

A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and is stored by the website visitor’s browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track how the web browser is using our website.

This website uses cookies to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. Tracking software allows us to understand things such as which pages a visitor views, for how long and how a visitor came to the website (from which source, for example Google, Twitter, Facebook, etc.). Without these cookies, this understanding and some functionality may be lost. Cookies also allow me to enhance the users experience while visiting the website.

You have the option to disable cookies on this website via the pop-up cookie banner.

Google Analytics

I use Google Analytics to help me understand how this website is being used so that I can improve it and my performance. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about how websites are used by using cookies which are stored on users’ computers.

Google will store this information. You can find their privacy policy and more detail about the information they collect on their website here. Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.

Links to other websites

This website contains links to other websites.  However, once you have used these links to leave this site, you should note that I do not have any control over that third party website. Therefore, I 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. If concerned, you should check the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.




How to contact me

For the purposes of EU data protection law, I, Hannah Thompson, am the data controller of your personal information. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to email me at

If you prefer you can write to me at Hannah Thompson, Sea Sorceress, 18 Laurel Road, Saltburn-By-The-Sea, Cleveland TS12 1HU.