Privacy Policy

The National Poo Museum Privacy Policy.

The National Poo Museum is fully committed to safeguarding your privacy. This Privacy Policy applies to information that we collect about you when you use our website. We store and process all data in compliance with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). Below we explain how we collect, use, and share information about you, along with the choices that you have with respect to that information.

Contact us if you have any questions or problems regarding the use of your Personal Data and we will gladly assist you.

Table of Contents

  1. Definitions used in this policy
  2. Principles we follow for processing Personal Data
  3. Legal bases for processing Personal Data
  4. Your rights regarding your Personal Data
  5. What information we gather about you
  6. How and why we process Personal Data
  7. Sharing information
  8. How long we keep information
  9. Security
  10. Choices
  11. Contact information
  12. Privacy Policy changes

Definitions Used in this Policy

  • Personal Data – any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.
  • Processing – any operation or set of operations which is performed on Personal Data or on sets of Personal Data.
  • Data Subject – a natural person whose Personal Data is being Processed.
  • Child – a natural person under 16 years of age.
  • We/Us (either capitalized or not) – The National Poo Museum
  • Our Website –

Principles We Follow for Processing Personal Data

We process your Personal Data according to the following data protection principles:

  • Processing is lawful, fair, transparent. Our Processing activities have lawful grounds. We always consider your rights before Processing Personal Data. We will provide you information regarding Processing upon request.
  • Processing is limited to the purpose. Our Processing activities fit the purpose for which Personal Data was gathered.
  • Processing is done with minimal data. We only gather and Process the minimal amount of Personal Data required for any purpose.
  • Processing is limited with a time period. We will not store your Personal Data for longer than needed.
  • We will do our best to ensure the accuracy of data.
  • We will do our best to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of data.

We process your Personal Data on the grounds that:

  • The use is necessary in order to fulfill our commitments to you under our Terms of Service or other agreements with you;
  • The use is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation;
  • The use is necessary in order to protect your vital interests or those of another person;
  • We have a legitimate interest in using your information, for example, to provide and update our Services, to improve our Services so that we can offer you an even better user experience, to safeguard our Services, to communicate with you, to monitor and prevent any problems with our Services;

Data Subject’s Rights

If you are located in certain countries, including those that fall under the scope of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), data protection laws give you rights with respect to your personal data, subject to any exemptions provided by the law, including the following rights:

  • Right to information – meaning you have to right to know whether your Personal Data is being processed; what data is gathered, from where it is obtained and why and by whom it is processed.
  • Right to access – meaning you have the right to access the data collected from/about you. This includes your right to request and obtain a copy of your Personal Data gathered.
  • Right to rectification – meaning you have the right to request rectification or erasure of your Personal Data that is inaccurate or incomplete.
  • Right to erasure – meaning in certain circumstances you can request for your Personal Data to be erased from our records.
  • Right to restrict processing – meaning where certain conditions apply, you have the right to restrict the Processing of your Personal Data.
  • Right to object to processing – meaning in certain cases you have the right to object to Processing of your Personal Data (for example in the case of direct marketing).
  • Right to object to automated Processing – meaning you have the right to object to automated Processing, including profiling; and not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated Processing**. This right you can exercise whenever there is an outcome of the profiling that produces legal effects concerning or significantly affecting you.
  • Right to data portability – you have the right to obtain your Personal Data in a machine-readable format or if it is feasible, as a direct transfer from one Processor to another.
  • Right to lodge a complaint – in the event that we refuse your request under the Rights of Access, we will provide you with a reason as to why. If you are not satisfied with the way your request has been handled please contact us.
  • Right for the help of supervisory authority – meaning you have the right for the help of a supervisory authority and the right for other legal remedies such as claiming damages.
  • Right to withdraw consent – you have the right to withdraw any given consent for Processing of your Personal Data.

To exercise any of these rights, scroll down to How to Reach Us. EU individuals also have the right to make a complaint to a government supervisory authority.

Information We Collect

We only collect information about you if we have a reason to do so (for example, to provide our Services, to communicate with you, or to make our Services better). We collect information in three ways: if and when you provide information to us, automatically through operating our Services, and from outside sources. Let’s go over the information that we collect.

Information You Provide to Us

We collect information that you provide to us. The amount and type of information depends on the context and how we use the information. Here are some examples:

  • Transaction and Billing Information: If you buy something from our web shop (a physical or digital product). For example, you will provide additional personal and payment information that is required to process the transaction and your payment, such as your name, credit card information, and contact information.
  • Content Information: You may provide us with information about you in draft and published content, for example, if you write a blog post for our website that includes biographic information about you, we will have that information, and so will anyone with access to the Internet.
  • Communications With Us: You may provide us information when you communicate with us.

Information We Collect Automatically

We also collect some information automatically:

  • Log Information: We do not collect log information.
  • Usage Information: We collect information about your usage of our Services (e.g. page views), along with information about your device (e.g., screen size, name of cellular network, and mobile device manufacturer). We use this information to, for example, provide our Services to you, as well as get insights on how people use our Services, so we can make our Services better.
  • Location Information: We do not collect location information.
  • Information from Cookies & Other Technologies: A cookie is a small string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Pixel tags (also called web beacons) are small blocks of code placed on websites and emails. The National Poo Museum may use cookies and other technologies like pixel tags to help us identify and track visitors, usage, and access preferences for our Services. For more information about our use of cookies and other technologies for tracking, including how you can control the use of cookies, please see our Cookie Policy.

Information We Collect from Other Sources

We do not collect information from other sources.

How And Why We Process Personal Data

Purposes for Process Personal Data

We use information about you as mentioned above and for the purposes listed below:

  • To provide our Services;
  • To further develop and improve our Services;
  • To monitor and analyze trends and better understand how users interact with our Services, which helps us improve our Services and make them easier to use;
  • To monitor and prevent any problems with our Services, protect the security of our Services, detect and prevent fraudulent transactions and other illegal activities, fight spam, and protect the rights and property of The National Poo Museum and others, which may result in us declining a transaction or the use of our Services;

Sharing Information

How We Share Information

We do not sell our users’ private personal information. We only work with Processing partners who are able to ensure adequate level of protection to your Personal Data. We share information about you in the limited circumstances spelled out below and with appropriate safeguards on your privacy:

  • Employees, and Independent Contractors: We may disclose information about you to our employees, and individuals who are our independent contractors that need to know the information in order to help us provide our Services or to process the information on our behalf. We require our subsidiaries, employees, and independent contractors to follow this Privacy Policy for personal information that we share with them.
  • Third Party Vendors: We may share information about you with third party vendors who need to know information about you in order to provide their services to us, or to provide their services to you or your site. This group includes vendors that help us provide our Services to you (like payment providers that process your credit and debit card information, fraud prevention services that allow us to analyze fraudulent payment transactions, postal and email delivery services that help us ship purchases to you, customer chat and email support services that help us communicate with you, our hosting provider, those that help us understand and enhance our Services (like analytics providers), and companies that make products available on our website, who may need information about you in order to, for example, provide technical or other support services to you. We require vendors to agree to privacy commitments in order to share information with them. Other vendors are listed in our more specific policies (e.g. our Cookie Policy).
  • Legal Obligation: We may disclose information about you in response to a governmental request when we are legally obliged to do so, or if there are other legal grounds for it.
  • To Protect Rights, Property, and Others: We may disclose information about you when we believe in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of The National Poo Museum, third parties, or the public at large. For example, if we have a good faith belief that there is an imminent danger of death or serious physical injury.
  • Business Transfers: In connection with any merger, sale of company assets, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business by another company, or in the event that The National Poo Museum goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would likely be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. If any of these events were to happen, this Privacy Policy would continue to apply to your information and the party receiving your information may continue to use your information, but only consistent with this Privacy Policy.
  • With Your Consent: We may share and disclose information with your consent or at your direction. For example, we may share your information with third parties with which you authorize us to do so, such as the social media services that you connect to your personal account through our social login feature.

Information Shared Publicly

Information that you choose to make public is, undurprisingly, disclosed publicly. That means that personal information that you make public on our website is available to others.

Public information may also be indexed by search engines or used by third parties. Please keep all of this in mind when deciding what you would like to share.

Information Shared Outside EEA

The information about you that we process when you use the Services in the EU may be used, stored, and/or accessed by third party data processors. This is required for the purposes listed in the How and Why We Process Personal Data section above. When providing information about you to entities outside the EEA, we will take appropriate measures to ensure that the recipient protects your personal information adequately in accordance with this Privacy Policy as required by applicable law. These measures include:

  • In the case of US based entities, entering into European Commission approved standard contractual arrangements with them, or ensuring they have signed up to the EU-US Privacy Shield; or
  • In the case of entities based in other countries outside the European Economic Area, entering into European Commission approved standard contractual arrangements with them.

How Long We Keep Information

We generally discard information about you when we no longer need the information for the purposes for which we collect and use it (which are described in the section above on How and Why We Use Information) and we are not legally required to continue to keep it.


While no online service is 100% secure, we work very hard to protect information about you against unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction, and take reasonable measures to do so. We use safe protocols for communication and transferring data (such as HTTPS). We monitor our Services for potential vulnerabilities and attacks.


You have two choices available when it comes to information about you:

  • Set Your Browser to Reject Cookies.
  • Exercise your rights as described in Data Subject’s Rights secton above. Contact us.

Contact Information

If you have a question about this Privacy Policy, or you would like to contact us about any of the rights mentioned in the Data Subjects’ Rights section above, please contact us:

The National Poo Museum, The Works, Browns Golf Course, Culver Parade, Sandown, PO36 8QA, United Kingdom

Email: [email protected].

Government Supervisory Authority

Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF, United Kingdom.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: +44 1625 545 700

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, The National Poo Museum may change its Privacy Policy from time to time. The National Poo Museum encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If we make changes, we will notify you by revising the change log below, and, in some cases, we may provide additional notice (such as adding a statement to our homepage or our blog). Your further use of the Services after a change to our Privacy Policy will be subject to the updated policy.

Version: 1.0 dated June 1st 2019