Privacy & Cookie Policy


Brid Lyons is committed to protecting your privacy. I do not disclose information that may identify individuals unless I have your permission to do so.

I do not collect any unique information about you (such as your name, email address, etc.) except when you knowingly choose to provide such information to me.

Security of Data

I take seriously my security obligations in respect of your personal data under the GDPR legislation in order to prevent unauthorised access to, or alteration or destruction of personal data in my possession.

Right of Access

Where you have provided me with your personal data you have a right to be given a copy of your personal data in accordance with your rights under the Data Protection Act 2018, subject to certain exceptions.

To request a copy of your personal data please contact me, Brid Lyons.

Right of Rectification or Erasure

If I hold incorrect information about you which was originally submitted by you, you have the right to have the data amended. You also have the right, to have any information you have sent to me erased.

To request your right to rectification and/or erasure please send your request in writing to me Brid Lyons.

Brid Lyons trusts that you appreciate that I respect and value your right to privacy, and that my honesty and integrity shall mean that you will continue to trust me with your personal data, knowing that I will not use it for any inappropriate purpose.

Brid Lyons

Compliance with EU Cookie Law

This website complies with EU Cookie Law, by alerting the visitor when they visit for the first time, that cookies are being used.

The privacy of visitors’ information, collected when they visit this website, is of utmost importance. The Cookie Law requires that consent is given by visitors to store and retrieve data in cookie files on the device they are browsing from. Visitors can chose to allow cookies or not. These can be managed in the browser or device settings.

What personal data does this site collect and why does it collect it? This information is listed below.


Contact forms

Where a visitor elects to send a message to the owner of, via the contact form, they may include identifying information. This information will only be used to respond to inquiries regarding Brid Lyons ceramics, exhibitions and workshops held and given by Brid Lyons. Emails are archived once read.

Analytics uses tracking information to determine which area of the website are visited, logs the approximate location, dates, times of site visits, pages visited, device, operating system and browser using StatCounter services. IP addresses are masked meaning the last octet of the address is hidden. This information is used to analyse how the website is used, improve how the website is designed and to optimise the technologies used to improve page load times. At no time is the information used to identify the website user/visitor.

If at any time you have questions or concerns regarding the collection of this data, please feel free to contact me.

Shop Policy

Shipping| Returns | Terms & Conditions

All information regarding Shipping and Returns and Refunds can be found on the Shipping Terms & Conditions page.

eCommerce Customer Data Retention

This site uses the WooCommerce eCommerce software to process customer’s orders and Stripe as the payment gateway. Payment details of the customer are not stored on the website ordering system. Payments and payment details are handled by Stripe and all communications between this site and Stripe payment gateway are encrypted during the payment transaction process.

At no time during payment transactions and afterwards, when the payment is registered with Stripe, are card details displayed. Stripe retains the payment details and only ever reveals the last four digits of the customer card (debit/credit/Master Card/Visa ) to the proprietor of this site (Brid Lyons) when they are logged into their account on Stripe’s website.

You can read more about  Stripe’s GDPR policy on their Stripe Privacy Center page.

Storage of Customer’s Data

Any notification that customers receive, regarding their orders from this site, will include information regarding their shipping & Billing address with their telephone number. The same applies to the sale notification that the proprietor (Brid Lyons) receives.

Addresses and contact information is stored on the orders listing dashboard of this website and can only be accessed by the proprietor (Shop Manager) and administrator of this site.

Customer details are stored with the order information, for the duration of processing the order and, up to two months after the order has been received. After this date the customers billing and shipping address, along with their telephone number, are anonymised.

Social Sharing Facility

Facebook Like, Facebook Recommend, Facebook Share official buttons

This website embeds a Facebook widget to allow you to see number of likes/shares/recommends and “like/share/recommend” our webpages. This widget may collect your IP address, your web browser User Agent, store and retrieve cookies on your browser, embed additional tracking, and monitor your interaction with the widget, including correlating your Facebook account with whatever action you take within the widget (such as “liking/sharing/recommending” our webpage), if you are logged in to Facebook. For more information about how this data may be used, please see Facebook’s data privacy policy.

Twitter Tweet Official Button

A Twitter Tweet sharing widget is used on this website. As a result, our website makes requests to Twitter’s servers for you to be able to tweet our webpages using your Twitter account. These requests make your IP address visible to Twitter, who may use it in accordance with Twitter’s data privacy policy

LinkedIn Share Button

A LinkedIn Share widget on this website allows you to share our webpages on LinkedIn. These requests may track your IP address in accordance with LinkedIn’s data privacy policy.

Instagram Share Button

An Instagram Share widget on this website allows you to share items from this site on Instagram. These requests may track your IP address in accordance with Instagram’s data privacy policy.

WhatsApp Share Button

A WhatsApp Share widget on this website allows you to share items from this site on WhatsApp. These requests may track your IP address in accordance with WhatsApp’s data privacy policy.

Pinterest Share Button

A Pinterest Share widget on this website allows you to share items from this site on Pinterest. These requests may track your IP address in accordance with Pinterest data privacy policy.

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