Privacy Policy at Rowden Atelier

Who we are

Here at Rowden we are committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of all our website visitors and news letter subscribers. Here you will find information on how we treat any data that we collect from visitors to our website or subscribers to our website.

Types of Data we collect

Website Cookies

At Rowden our website uses cookies to collect information. This includes information about browsing and purchasing behaviour by people who access our website. This includes information about pages viewed, products purchased and the journey around our website.
Google Analytics

When someone visits we use a third party service called Google Analytics to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. This helps us to understand the number of visitors to different parts of the site. This information is processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.


When taking a course at Rowden we offer guest access to Wifi facilities.
We may collect data about

  1. Your device
  2. The volume of data which you use
  3. The websites and applications which you access
  4. Your usage by access time frequency and location

Mailing Lists

Here at Rowden we like to keep you updated with the latest news and information from the workshop. As part of the registration process for our e-newsletter, we collect personal information to tell you about stuff that you have asked us to tell you about. This includes the latest ‘happenings’ in the workshop and any new products or product offers we may have. We do not trade email lists or any other contact details with other organisation and businesses.

We use a third party provider, AWeber to deliver our newsletter. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us to monitor and improve our e-newsletter. For further information please see AWebers privacy notice. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails, or emailing us directly at [email protected]

Purchasing Data

At Rowden we like to offer you the chance to purchase hand crafted woodworking tools, courses and DVDs. When you purchase one of these items you name, address data, email and contact number will be stored in our purchasing system. We do not share your details with any other companies without your consent.

Access to your personal information

You are entitled to view, amend, or delete the personal information that we hold. Email your request to our data protection officer Rachel Hudson at [email protected]

Changes to this Privacy Notice

This privacy notice is amended annually and was last updated July 2018

What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files which are placed on your computer or other devices (such as smart ‘phones or ‘tablets’) as you browse this website. They are used to ‘remember’ when your computer or device accesses our websites. Cookies are essential for the effective operation of our websites and to help you shop with us online.

Information collected

Some cookies collect information about browsing and purchasing behaviour when you access this website via the same computer or device. This includes information about pages viewed, and your journey around a website. We do not use cookies to collect or record information on your name, address or other contact details.

What are cookies used for?

The main purposes for which cookies are used are: –
For technical purposes essential to effective operation of our websites, particularly in relation to on-line transactions and site navigation.

How do I disable cookies?

If you want to disable cookies you need to change your website browser settings to reject cookies. How you can do this will depend on the browser you use. Further details on how to disable cookies for the most popular browsers are set out below: –

For Microsoft Internet Explorer:

  1. Choose the menu “tools” then “Internet Options”
  2. Click on the “privacy” tab
  3. Select the setting the appropriate setting

For Google Chrome:

  1. Choose Settings> Advanced
  2. Under “Privacy and security,” click “Content settings”.
  3. Click “Cookies”

For Safari:

  1. Choose Preferences > Privacy
  2. Click on “Remove all Website Data”

For Mozilla firefox:

  1. Choose the menu “tools” then “Options”
  2. Click on the icon “privacy”
  3. Find the menu “cookie” and select the relevant options

For Opera 6.0 and further:

  1. Choose the menu Files”> “Preferences”
  2. Privacy

What happens if I disable cookies?

This depends on which cookies you disable, but in general the website may not operate properly if cookies are switched off.