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Privacy Policy

Data Protection is of particularly high priority to all staff at Chimney Formal Menswear and forms an integral part of our high standards of customer service. General browsing of our website does not require the submission of an individual’s personal data but if an enquiry is made via our ‘Contact’ page some personal data such as name, telephone number, email address will be collected. In line with the General Data protection Regulations (GDPR) we implement technical and organisational measures to ensure as complete a protection of your personal data as possible.

Chimney Formal Menswear’s website uses cookies to track activity by browsers..  These are used to provide a more user-friendly service for our browsers allowing the information on our website to be optimised with the user in mind.  The setting of Cookies can be deactivated by the user in the Internet browser they are using.

What Data is Collected and How is it Used:

The general data collected from an individual who browses our website is collected anonymously and may include:
1. The browser type used to access the website
2. The date and time of access
3. IP Address
4. Internet service provider
This information is used to:
1. Deliver the content of the website correctly
2. Optimise the content of the website and its advertisement
3. Provide law enforcement authorities with information for criminal prosecution in case of a cyber-attack.
Personal data voluntarily transmitted to us by email or our Contact Form may include;
1.  Name
2. E mail address
3. Date of Event / Venue
4. Telephone number
5. Any other personal details transmitted to us on a voluntary basis.
This information will be used to administer the enquiry and will be stored for the purpose of processing the enquiry and for contacting the individual.
There will be no transfer of this personal data to third parties.
Photos and Reviews:  The use of identifiable photos and reviews and comments will only be published on our website and social media with the full consent from the individual.

Google Analytics: Google Analytics is a web analytics service. Web analytics is the collection, gathering, and analysis of data about the behaviour of visitors to websites. A web analysis service collects data about the website from which a person has come (the so-called referrer), which sub-pages were visited, or how often and for what duration a sub-page was viewed. Web analytics are mainly used for the optimization of a website and in order to carry out a cost-benefit analysis of Internet advertising.
Individuals can prevent the setting of these Google cookies through our website at any time by means of a corresponding adjustment of the web browser used and thus permanently deny the setting of cookies.
Further information and the applicable data protection provisions of Google may be retrieved under and under Google Analytics is further explained under the following Link
Google Adwords: Google AdWords is a service for Internet advertising that allows the advertiser to place ads in Google search engine results and the Google advertising network. In the Google Advertising Network, the ads are distributed on relevant web pages using an automatic algorithm, taking into account the previously defined keywords.
The purpose of Google AdWords is the promotion of our website by the inclusion of relevant advertising on the websites of third parties and in the search engine results of the search engine Google.
An individual may, at any time, prevent the setting of such cookies by our website, as detailed above, by means of a corresponding setting of the Internet browser used and thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. 
Further information and the applicable data protection provisions of Google may be retrieved under

How we Store Information:
At all times personal data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.
Information transmitted to us via the internet cannot be guaranteed completely secure so you may wish to contact us via telephone or in person by visiting our shop.
Once we have received your information we will use strict procedures and security to prevent unauthorised access.
Data is stored on a password protected computer and hard copies stored in a locked cabinet.
How Long we Keep Data:
Personal data is only used for as long as necessary to complete contracted work.
Legally we are required to keep basic data linked to contracted work for 7 years.
Data related to general enquiries is kept for 3 years and is used only to assess success, trends and growth of the business in general. Access to all data is permitted to staff of Chimney Formal Menswear only to complete their job function.  No data is transmitted to third parties.
Right of Access and Right to be Forgotten:
An individual may request the full details of all information held about them at any time.
An individual may also request to have all their data removed from our records.
Either of the above requests can be made by contacting us at
The removal of data may inhibit the fulfilment of the contract if requested before the contract is completed.

Sharon Cousans
Chimney Formal Menswear


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