Privacy policy

This privacy policy sets out how we use and protect any information that you give us when you use this website.

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.  Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page.  You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  •     Name and job title
  •     Company name
  •     Contact information including email address
  •     Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  •     Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  •     Internal record keeping.
  •     We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  •    We may periodically send promotional emails about significant new stock updates, special offers or other company news and information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  •    We may send you emails during the purchasing process such as confirmation emails on receipt of order and when goods are despatched.  We may also email or telephone you if we need to contact you regarding your order.
  •     From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes.  We may contact you by email, phone or mail.  We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure.  In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive.  Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site.  Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual.  The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used.  This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs.  We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not.  A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies.  Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.  This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest.  However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website.  Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement.  You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  •     Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes.
  •     If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us, or clicking on the unsubscribe or opt-out link in our email marketing emails.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.  We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the EU General Data Protection Regulation  (GDPR).  If you would like a copy of the information held on you please email or write to The Historic Flying Clothing Company, PO Box 1940, Derby, DE22 1ZG.

You have the right to withdraw consent and request erasure of personal information provided it is not data we are contracted to have.  You have the right to restrict processing of your data if you are contesting the accuracy of your data or if you need the data to be stored to establish, exercise or defend a legal claim.  You have the right to object to any processing undertaken for the purposes of direct marketing, including profiling.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, or if you wish to erase or change anything, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address.  There is no charge for this, except for excessive, repetitive or unfounded requests.

We will comply with requests within 1 calendar month.

We may need you to verify your identity prior to dealing with your request.

If you are not happy with how we handle your data, you have the right to log a complaint with a supervisory authority.

Your information may be stored in the following locations:-

  •     On our website and website manager.  This is managed by ph9 Ltd, our website design company.  The website and website manager are stored in the UK.
  •     In our email marketing systems which may include CakeMail, MailChimp, iContact, Campaign Monitor.
  •     Locally on our computer systems in our office including laptops, desktops and back up storage devices.