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Privacy Policy

JHT Textiles ( Privacy Policy.

Last updated 12th January 2023

1) What this Privacy Policy covers

This privacy policy sets out how “Jean Halford-Thompson” uses and protects any information that you give when you use this website (the "Site").

The data controller is Jean Halford-Thompson (referred to in this policy as "we", "us" or "our"). We want you to be confident that the personal information you give us is safe and secure with us, and understand how we use it to offer you a better and more personalised experience on our Site.


Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this Site, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy.


We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. If a change in our privacy policy should become necessary you will always find the current version on this page.

2) What personal information we collect

We may collect, store, and use the following categories of personal information about you:

Identity Data

Title, first name, last name, username or similar identifier and company name.

Contact Data

Billing address, delivery address, email address and telephone numbers.


Financial Data

Bank account and payment card details.


Transaction Data

Details about payments to and from you and other details of products and services you have purchased from us. These include:

• the time, date and location of purchase;

• the products you buy from us;

• any relevant delivery address;

• any vouchers, coupons or other alternative means of payment you may use, as well as relevant payment cards such as a credit or debit card.


Technical Data

• Internet protocol (IP) address;

• MAC address;

• your login data;

• browser type and version;

• time zone setting and geographical location;

• browser plug-in types and versions;

• device model;

• device name;

• operating system and platform and other technology on the devices you use to access this Site;

• information where you came to our site from, and where you went when you left it;

• length of visit on our Site;

• We also track how often you visit and use our Site. We do this via email and website cookies. We make our cookie details available in this policy to give you more information on how we use them. For more detailed explanation, please read section about our website Cookies below.

Profile Data

• your username and password;

• purchases or orders made by you;

• your interests, preferences, feedback and survey responses;

Usage Data

• Information about how you use our Site, products and services;

• Information on what you view and click on our Site and access by way of our marketing emails.


Marketing and Communications Data

Your preferences in receiving marketing from us, our third parties, and your communication preferences.

3) Using your personal information

We will only use your personal information when the law allows us to. We will use your personal information in the following circumstances:

• when you consent to us doing so;

• where we need to perform the contract we have entered into with you;

• where we need to comply with a legal obligation;

• where it is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.

Legitimate Interest

• means the interest of our business in conducting and managing our business to enable us to give you the best service/product and the best and most secure experience;

• we make sure we consider and balance any potential impact on you (both positive and negative) and your rights before we process your personal data for our legitimate interests;

• we do not use your personal data for activities where our interests are overridden by the impact on you (unless we have your consent or are otherwise required or permitted to by law).

Purpose/activity, type of data and lawful basis for processing

We have set out below, a description of all the ways we plan to use your personal data, and which of the legal bases we rely on to do so. We have also identified what our legitimate interests are where appropriate.

Note that we may process your personal data for more than one lawful ground depending on the specific purpose for which we are using your data. 

Please contact us at if you need details about the specific legal ground we are relying on to process your personal data where more than one ground has been set out in the table below.

Some of the grounds for processing will overlap and there may be several grounds which justify our use of your personal information.

Purpose/Activity : To register you as a new customer

Type of data : Identity, Contact

Lawful basis for processing, including basis of legitimate interest 

a) Performance of a contract with you

b) Your consent

c) Necessary for our legitimate interest to set up and manage your account

Purpose/Activity : To process and deliver your order including: 

(a) Manage payments, fees and charges

(b) Collect and recover money owed to us

Type of data : Identity, Contact, Financial, Transaction, Marketing and Communications

Lawful basis for processing, including basis of legitimate interest

a) Performance of a contract with you

b) Necessary for our legitimate interests (to fulfil your order or recover debts due to us)

Purpose/Activity : To manage our relationship with you which will include:

(a) Notifying you about changes to our terms or privacy policy

(b) Asking you to leave a review or take a survey

(c) Responding to your queries and comments, social media posts and questions.

Type of data : Identity, Contact, Profile, Marketing and Communications

Lawful basis for processing, including basis of legitimate interest

(a) Performance of a contract with you

(b) Necessary to comply with a legal obligation

(c) Necessary for our legitimate interests (to keep our records updated and to study how customers use our products/services)

(d) Your consent

Purpose/Activity : To administer and protect our business and this Site (including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, system maintenance, support, reporting and hosting of data)

Type of data : Identity, Contact, Technical

Lawful basis for processing, including basis of legitimate interest

(a) Necessary for our legitimate interests (for running our business, provision of administration and IT services, network security, to prevent fraud and in the context of a business reorganisation or group restructuring exercise). 

(b) Necessary to comply with a legal obligation

Purpose/Activity : To deliver relevant Site content and advertisements to you and measure or understand the effectiveness of the advertising we serve to you

Type of data : Identity, Contact, Profile, Usage, Marketing and Communications, Technical

Lawful basis for processing, including basis of legitimate interest

Necessary for our legitimate interests (to study how customers use our products/services, to develop them, to grow our business and to inform our marketing strategy)

Third-party Websites

We will get your express opt-in consent before we share your personal data with any outside company for marketing purposes. 

Email Marketing

We use a third-party email service, MailChimp to manage our regular email communications to customers for our company newsletters, announcements and updates, promotional offers and MailChimp acts as a data-processor on behalf of Jean Halford-Thompson.

MailChimp is a US company and has staff based outside the EEA, and stores your data in the US. MailChimp is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield framework. When you sign up to our email alerts, you agree to your data being stored in this way.

As a subscriber to our email alerts, we may contact you from time to time to ask for your feedback on how to improve our email alert service. You may unsubscribe from our email alerts at any time.

As a data processor on behalf of Jean Halford-Thompson, MailChimp will use your information to send you email alerts if you request them. You can find out more about how MailChimp collects and stores your information.

Google Analytics

We do not currently use Google Analytics on our website. However, we may include links to other websites and we are not responsible for any data that those sites may collect about you when you navigate to those sites.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit this link:

Social Media

If you share our content through social media, for example by liking us on Facebook, following us on Twitter, Instagram or YouTube, those social networks will record that you have done so and may set a cookie for this purpose.

In some cases, where a page on our Site includes content from a social network, such as a Twitter feed, or Facebook comments box, those services may set a cookie even when you do not click a button. As is the case for all cookies, we cannot access those set by social networks, just as those social networks cannot access cookies we set ourselves.

Other Websites

Our Site may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our Site, you should note that we do not have any control over that 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.


You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when websites set or access cookies. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of our Site may become inaccessible or not function properly. More information about Cookies, what they are and what they do

Use of cookies and other third-party technologies

We and our Third Party Service Providers use cookies and other similar technologies (“Cookies”) in  order for us to provide our Service and ensure that it performs properly, to analyse our performance and marketing activities, and to personalise your experience. 

You can learn more about how we use cookies and similar technologies and how you can exercise control over them in the Cookie Policy.

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor's computer, and that the visitor's browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. We use cookies to help Us identify and track visitors, their usage of, and their website access preferences. 


Our website is built using the Wix platform. If you want to have more information about cookies that are used on websites built using this platform, click here.


Please note that data collected by some of the cookies used on Our website may transfer information outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.

Categories of Cookies

The cookies used on Our website fall into one of four categories: 

  • Essential Cookies let you move around the website and use essential features like secure and private areas.

  • Analytic Cookies let us understand how you use Our website (e.g. which pages you visit), to provide statistics on how our website is used, improve the website by identifying any errors, and performance issues.

  • Functional cookies are cookies used to remember choices users make to improve their experience (e.g. language).

  • Marketing cookies are used to collect information about the impact of our marketing campaigns performed in other websites on users and non-users.


Essential Cookies

These cookies enable core functionality such as security, network management, and to provide you with access to features such as your profile and purchases, member-only resources, and other areas of the website. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this may affect how the website functions.


Marketing, Analytics & Other Cookies

We recommend enabling these cookies to give you a more personalised experience. Our site uses tools, such as cookies, to understand how you use services and to improve both your experience and our advertising relevance.

Cookies used on this website

Cookie Name - hs

Category - Essential

Provider -

Description - Ensures visitor browsing-security by preventing cross-site request forgery. This cookie is essential for the security of the website and visitor.

Retained for - length of session

Cookie Name - ssr-caching

Category - Essential

Provider -

Description - This cookie is necessary for the cache function . A cache is used by the website to optimise the response time between the visitor and the website. The cache is usually stored on the visitor’s browser.

Retained for - 1 day

Cookie Name - xsrf-token

Category - Essential

Provider -

Description - Ensures visitor browsing-security by preventing cross-site request forgery. This cookie is essential for the security of the website and visitor.

Retained for - length of session

Cookie Name - bSession

Category - Statistics 

Provider - 

Description - Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes.

Retained for - 1 day

Cookie Name - fedops.logger.sessionid

Category - Statistics 

Provider - 

Description - Registers statistical data on users' behaviour on the website. Used for internal analytics by the website operator. Retained for - Persistent

Cookie Name - svSession

Category - Marketing

Provider -

Description - Tracks a visitor across all sites. The information collected can be used to make advertising more relevant for the visitor.

Retained for - 399 days

Cookie Name - xsrf-token

Category - Necessary

Provider -

Description - Ensures visitor browsing-security by preventing cross-site request forgery. This cookie is essential for the security of the website and visitor.

Retained for - length of Session

Cookie Name - bSession

Category - Statistics

Provider -

Description - Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes.

Retained for -1 day


Please note that we do not change our practices in response to a “Do Not Track” signal in the HTTP header from a browser or mobile application, however, most browsers allow you to control cookies, including whether or not to accept them and how to remove them. You may set most browsers to notify you if you receive a cookie, or you may choose to block cookies with your browser.


The personal information that we collect when you use our Site is confidential. We may disclose your personal information in the following circumstances:

We may disclose information about you to any of our employees, officers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes as set out in this privacy policy.


• to employees and/or subcontractors, i.e. freight suppliers, to process your order(s) placed through our Site;

• if we are required to do so by law;

• if required to do so by any court or any other applicable regulatory, compliance, governmental or law enforcement agency;

• if necessary, in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;

• in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);

• to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset which we are (or are contemplating) selling; and

• except as provided in this privacy policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.

4) Your rights

You already have certain rights under the Data Protection Act 1998 legislation, including a right to request a copy of the personal information we hold on you, if you request it in writing. From 25 May 2018 you will have the following rights:

• Right to be informed: of the reasons for collecting and processing your personal data;

• Right of access: to your personal information (commonly known as a 'data subject access request'); this enables you to receive a copy of the personal information we hold about you and to check that we are lawfully processing it;

• Right to rectify: your personal information if it is inaccurate or incomplete;

• Right to erase: your personal information from our systems (commonly known as 'the right to be forgotten');

• Right to restrict our use of your information: the right to 'block' us from using your personal information or limit the way in which we can use it;

• Right to data portability: to request that we move, copy or transfer your personal information;

• Right to object: to our use of your personal information including where we use it for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party). You also have the right to object where we are processing your personal information for direct marketing purposes. In some cases, we may demonstrate that we have compelling legitimate grounds to process your information which means we can continue to process your personal information.


We will use reasonable efforts consistent with our legal duty to provide you with your rights in accordance with data protection legislation.


To make enquiries, exercise any of your rights set out in this Privacy Policy and/or make a complaint please contact  or write to Jean Halford-Thompson at Le Grand Gennetay, 49640 Morannes Sur Sarthe, France.


If you're not satisfied with the way any complaint you make in relation to your personal information is handled by us, then you may be able to refer your complaint to the relevant data protection regulator*.

5 ) Security of your personal information

We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password and firewall protected) servers. All electronic transactions you make to or receive from us will be encrypted using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. Payment details for orders placed on our Site are collected by third party organisations, i.e. PayPal using SSL to encrypt personal data.


Customer payment and bank details (card number etc.) are neither received nor stored by the seller.

Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet. You are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential.


We will not ask you for your password (except when you log into your account on our Site). 


By using our Site you accept the inherent risks of providing information online and will not hold us responsible for any breach of security.


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.

6 ) How we protect your data

We manage and administer your personal data and undertake at all times to protect your personal data in a manner which is consistent with a duty of professional confidence and the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)*. We will also take reasonable security measures to protect your personal data in storage.

*The Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL) may be contacted with any GDPR queries.

7) Contact

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal information, please write to us by email to or by post to Jean Halford-Thompson at Le Grand Gennetay, 49640 Morannes Sur Sarthe, France.

8) Policy amendments

We may update this privacy policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our Site. We will also notify you of changes to our privacy policy by email if you have provided us with an email address and consent to receive changes to our policy. 

JHT Textiles & Jean Halford-Thompson is a business registered in France.

SIRET : 493 849 848 00012

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