Privacy Policy

The purpose of this statement is to explain to you what personal information we collect and how we may use it.

1. About Us

This website ( is owned and operated by Andrea McLean Ltd, a company registered in England no.05972684

having its registered offices C/O: Squirrels Wood, Reigate Road, Leatherhead, England, KT22 8QY

Andrea McLean Ltd is committed to protecting your privacy and maintaining the security of any personal information received from you. 

2. Definitions

Unless the context otherwise requires, in this Agreement the following expressions shall have the meanings set out below:-

“Affiliate” means organisations which we partner, work or associate with;

“Group Companies” or “Group Company” means any and all entities controlling or controlled by or under common control with Us. “Control” means ownership, directly or indirectly, of at least fifty percent (50%) of the voting rights in such entity, and ‘controlling’ and ‘controlled’ shall have the corresponding meaning.

For the purposes of Section 13 a subscriber is defined as an “Active Subscriber” and will remain so for a period of 90 days if they open an email from Andrea McLean or enter a competition.

3. The Data Protection Officer (DPO)

Due to the type of data we collect and the nature of our business we currently have no legal requirement to have a DPO at Andrea McLean Ltd. 

4. Information we collect about You and How we use it

When you register on our website we may collect your name, address, email address, contact number and other contact details and content preference information. This allows us to process your registration.

We do not collect sensitive information (also known as special categories of information) about you except when you specifically knowingly provide it and have consented to this.

We do collect some information from cookies and similar software which allows us to understand how you arrive on our websites and use and navigate round them so we can improve the sites. We obtain some information from google analytics and Facebook. The Facebook information provided is limited and only that which you have previously agreed with Facebook that they can share.

5. What we do with your Information

We will use your personal information for a number of purposes including

• To process your orders and provide our services, events or online content, to provide you with information about them and to deal with your requests and queries.

• For administration purposes which means we may contact you for reason related to events or services ordered or online content you have signed up for, to let you know that a service or online site has been suspended for maintenance

• To provide personalised communications.

• A certain amount of advertising is tailored to the individual based on viewing and/or purchase habits. This is a common practice known as online behavioural advertising. You can find out more in What is online behavioural advertising.

• We may show you relevant advertising on third party sites. See section 7 (on marketing)

• To contact you about a submission you have made including any content you provide.

• We use IP addresses and device identifiers to identify the location of users, to establish the number of visits from different countries, to limit/cap adverts of a certain type, personalise content and emails, and allow access to paywall protected content.

• For analysis and research to improve our services and events offered.

• We may use and disclose information in aggregate (so no individuals are identified) for marketing and strategic development purposes.

7. Will You be contacted for Marketing Purposes?

We use your personal information to update you about new products/services by post and email. We will only contact you with your consent. You will provide this either when you fill in a form to provide your data, by signing up for a newsletter, selecting your preferences in your online account or when you call us.

We may personalise the message content based on information you provide us with, purchases you make and your use of Andrea McLean Ltd websites.

• Consent – where you have given us consent to market to you.

9. Sharing your Information with Third Parties

We may from time to time provide your personal information to third parties for the purposes of providing you with our events and services. These third party providers include payment processors, providers of card validation services, credit referencing providers, third party sales processor (includes fulfilment services) and service providers who assist us with hosting our marketing/advertising campaigns. They do not decide what is done with your data and only process it on our behalf. These third parties may be located outside the European Economic Area; however, we only use providers that provide adequate protection for your information at all times.

When transferring any personal information out with the EEA we only do so under one of the legally recognised transfer mechanisms for ensuring the data is safeguarded. These are:

• The country in question has been deemed safe for data transfer by the European Commission. Also known as an adequacy finding.

• The contract for data processing contains the standard contractual clauses laid down by the European Commission to safeguard the transfer of personal data.

• Binding corporate rules – this is where a large company’s own internal processes for international data transfer have been signed-off and agreed by the European Commission as safeguarding the data.

• If the data is going to the USA it can be safely transferred to a company that is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield.

• Appropriate certification schemes

10. Cookies [and web browser information]

This website uses cookies. For more information about what cookies are, what we use them for and how you can delete them, please read our cookies policy.

11. How we Protect your Information

We follow strict security procedures in the storage, use and disclosure of information which you have given us, to prevent unauthorised access to, and loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information in accordance with the UK data protection legislation. These include access control, firewalls and virus checking procedures.

You are responsible for keeping any confidential passwords or other login or access details which you select or which we allocate to you secret. Whilst we take steps to ensure the security of your information, there is a risk that any information transmitted over the Internet and stored on a computer may be intercepted or accessed by an unauthorised party. If you think that someone has accessed your information held by us without your permission or gained unauthorised access to your login details, you must notify us at

We also recommend that if you use a shared computer or a computer in a public place such as a library that you close your browser when you have finished you session

12. How long we hold your Data for

Some of the information you provide to us is necessary to carry out repeated tasks, such as verifying your identity when signing in to use an account or providing our events and services to you or you are using an online checkout. We will keep this information for as long as you remain a registered user of any of our sites and an Active Subscriber.

Some information may be required for longer periods such as financial information for HMRC purposes, usually a maximum of 7 years.

Andrea McLean Ltd do not retain your payment card information. It is keyed directly into the payment processor’s system when you provide it.

We may retain anonymised information for analytical purposes.

13. Your rights regarding your Personal Information

Under the Data Protection law you have a number of rights with respect to your personal information which are:

• Correcting your Information

You are entitled to have your personal information updated to ensure it is up-to-date and accurate. This can be done by following the instructions below.

• Withdrawing Consent

You have the right to withdraw your consent to any processing that is currently being done under your consent e.g. marketing. Consent can be withdrawn for some processing by updating your preferences via the link in your email You can also follow the process below.

• Obtaining a copy of your Information

You are entitled to receive a copy of the personal information we hold about you.

• Deleting your information

You can request that we delete personal information in certain circumstances. These will be specific to each case.

• Data Portability

• You are entitled to have us transfer to another controller the personal information that you have provided us with.

• Restricting Processing

You can request a restriction on the processing of your data in some limited circumstances. Examples are concerns over data accuracy or we no longer require to hold your data but you have requested its retention by us to aid you in a legal matter.

• Right to object to processing

You are entitled to request that we stop processing your data for marketing purposes and in other limited circumstances such as asking us not to process your data by wholly automated means or not to analyse your information for targeted content etc. (also known as profiling). 

You can action any of these rights by contacting us on the contact page or by email at or by post to Andrea McLean Ltd, C/O: Squirrels Wood, Reigate Road, Leatherhead, England, KT22 8QY

14. Right of complaint to the Regulator for Data Protection

The data protection laws in the UK are regulated and enforced by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). Each individual has the right to raise a concern/complaint to the ICO if they have any concerns about how their personal information and/or privacy is treated. You can do this via

The ICO’s website ( ), follow the links or have an online Live Chat

Call the ICO helpline on 0303 123 1113


Postal address: Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF

17. Links to Third Party Websites

Our website may contain links to other websites belonging to third parties which are not covered by this privacy policy. If you want to click through to a third-party website, please make sure that you read the privacy policy for that website.

18. Updates to this Policy

We may update this Policy at any time without notice. We will tell you that we have updated the policy by emailing you at the email address you have provided to us and/or by posting an announcement on the website. By continuing to use the website after we have emailed you or posted a notice informing you of an update, you accept the changes to this Policy.

19. Contacting Us

If you have any questions about privacy, or wish to update your details or action any of your other data rights at any time, please contact us at