Privacy Policy

Bags And Arts Ltd ("We") are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy (together with our terms of use and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

For the purpose of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) , the data controller is Bags And Arts Ltd of Summit House, 4-5 Mitchell Street, Edinburgh, EH6 7BD.

Our nominated representative for the purpose of the Act is Mr Alejandro Chornogubsky.

By providing us with your data, you warrant to us that you are over 13 years of age. If you are under 13, you must obtain parental permission to use our website.

Information we may collect from you

We may collect and process the following data about you:

- Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site (our site), through email, text, social media messaging, social media posting. It includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site, subscribing to our service, posting material or requesting further services. We process this data for the purposes of communicating with you, for record keeping and for the establishment, pursuance or defence of legal claims.
We may also ask you for information when you enter a competition or promotion sponsored by Bags And Arts Ltd, and when you report a problem with our site.
If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
We may also ask you to complete online surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
- Details of transactions you carry out through our site and of the fulfilment of your orders. That includes data related to any purchases of goods or services such as your title, name, billing address, shipping address, email address, phone number, purchase details and card details (hosted by STRIPE, a third-party provider).
We process this data to supply the goods and/or services you have purchased and to keep records of these transactions. Further use of this data may be related to fraud prevention.
- Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing and accountancy purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access and to ensure the security of our website.
- IP Addresses: We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, your login data, the device type, the source, the operating system and browser type, length of visit to pages on our website, page views and navigation paths, details about the number of times you use our website, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. The source of this data is from our analytics tracking system. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.


For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. Some of the cookies we use are essential for the site to operate.
If you register with us or if you continue to use our site, you agree to our use of cookies.
Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
Please note that our advertisers and payment gateway provider may also use cookies, over which we have no control.
You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies.
However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be to access all or parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon you visit our site.
Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after you close the browser you use to view the website.

Where we store your personal data

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff maybe engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your order, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps
reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers.
Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk.
Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Uses made of the information

We use information held about you in the following ways:

To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer. To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.

To Notify you about Changes to our Service.
If you are an existing customer, we will only contact you by electronic means (email or SMS) with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale to you.
If you are a new customer, and where we permit selected third parties to use your data, we (or they) will contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this.
If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please tick the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your data.
If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by emailing us at
We will not sell, lease or distribute your personal information to third parties unless we have your authorization or are required by law to do so.

Disclosure of your information

We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or  assets.
If Bags And Arts Ltd or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use and conditions of supply and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Bags And Arts Ltd, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Your Rights

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Access to Information

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) gives you the right to access information held about you.
Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the GDPR EU law. You are entitled to view, amend or delete the personal information that we hold.
Any access request in providing you with details of the information we hold about you is free of charge.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

We have updated our Privacy Policy to take into account the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the new European Union data protection law, taking effect on May 25, 2018.
The GDPR gives individuals in the EU more control over how their data is used and set the obligations of businesses that process information of those persons.
At Bags and Arts Ltd, we are committed to keeping the trust and confidence of the visitors to our website.
We shall never sell, rent or trade email lists with third parties for marketing purposes.

Categories of Data we collect

Further to what is stated in the previous points above, we use a third party service "Google Analytics" to collect standard information related to the visitor behaviour patterns, to find out the number of visitors from different zones of the world and the pages of our website they visit. This basic information does not identify anyone. We do not allow Google to make any attempt to ascertain the identities of the individuals visiting our site.
We do not rent or trade email lists with other companies. We just use a third-party provider "MailChimp" to communicate our news to you. Should you need further information, please read MailChimp's privacy policy.
You may unsubscribe to our mailings any time at all by clicking the Unsubscribe link at the bottom of our emails or by emailing us at

Changes to our Privacy Policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by email.
You may check this page from time to time to ensure that are happy with any changes.
This policy is effective from May 16, 2018.
By continuing to use our services on or after May 21, 2018, you acknowledge our updated Privacy Policy and agree to the updated company's rules. If you agree to this, no further action is required.

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to