Your personal data – what is it?

Personal data relates to information about a living individual who can be identified from that data. Identification can be by the information alone or in conjunction with any other information in the data controller’s possession, or likely to come into such possession. From 25 May 2018, the processing of personal data is governed by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

How do we process your personal data?

If you are subscribing to our newsletter, the information you provide is held on a secure Shrouds of the Somme list in Mailchimp which we will not share with any other individuals or organisations.

If you are purchasing a shroud or other item, your data will be stored in the secure website orders system and processed by our framers and distributors Gracie Framing on password protected systems. Address information will only be passed on to the courier UK Mail who will deliver your shroud or other item. Both Gracie Framing and UK Mail are governed by the new GDPR rules and your data will not be passed on to anyone else.

We use your personal data for the following purposes:

If you are subscribing to our email newsletter, we will only use your email address to send you news relating to Shrouds of the Somme.

If you are purchasing a shroud or other item, we, Gracie Framing and UK Mail will only use your address to deliver your item or contact you in regard to delivery of your item.

Sharing your personal data

We will not share your personal data with anyone other than those mentioned above.

How long do we keep your personal data?

We will keep your personal data until 31/12/19 to ensure we have fulfilled the delivery of shrouds and reached the end of the project.

Once complete, we will delete your personal data from our systems.

Your rights and your personal data used by us

You can unsubscribe from the email newsletter at any time.

If you cancel your order of an item, you can request that your personal details are deleted from our system by emailing

Storing your information

If you have subscribed to our newsletter, your email data is only stored on Mailchimp

If you have ordered a shroud or other item, your personal data will be stored through the WooCommerce ordering system on our website and with Gracie Framing who will be framing and distributing the shrouds in password protected files.

Contact Details

To exercise all relevant rights, queries or complaints please in the first instance contact:
Data Protection Officer Emma Jones