Data Protection Compliance

Who we are

We are the Cowshed, a small independent antiques and furniture business on the Isle of Wight, Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


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Our website uses a number of Analytics tools to understand how the website is used. We don’t knowingly share any personal data with these tools.
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Who we share your data with

We do not share your data with anyone.

How long we retain your data

If you contact us using the contact form, the message and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up emails.

What rights you have over your data

If you have made contact using the contact form, you can request to receive any personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Your data is only used to contact you.

Your contact information

Should you wish to contact us about how we use your data please contact us using the contact details on the contact page.