We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This Privacy Policy sets out how we will process your personal data. References to “we”, “us” and “our” refer to FabTrade and to “you” and “your” are to you, the website user.

If you do not agree to any of the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not use our Website.


 The best way to contact us is by email at For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), we are the “data controller” and we have notified the Information Commissioner’s Office that we process personal data.

Information we may collect from you

We may collect, process and store information about you that is provided to us. We try to keep the information secure and up to date, and we have a policy of deleting your information if it is no longer needed.

How do we use and share your information?

We use your information:

to send you newsletters;
to ensure that content from our Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
to notify you about changes to our service;
to prevent, detect, and investigate potentially prohibited or illegal activities and enforce our Terms of Website Use;
to provide you with other marketing information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you;

We will not sell your name, address, e-mail address, or personal information to any third party without your permission. We will share your information with our carefully selected service providers (including our newsletter database provider), we may also share your information to enable us to comply with any applicable laws or lawful government and/or regulatory requests. In the event that we sell or buy any business or asset we may disclose and/or transfer your personal data to the buyer or seller.

Sometimes we ask for your permission to share your information with business partners, sponsors, advertisers and promoters (for example, if you enter a prize draw, we may share your information with any third party involved in that prize draw).

Your rights

You have the right to opt out of marketing contact at any time. Please let us know by sending an email to us at or by any of the methods detailed on our ‘contact us’ page.

The Data Protection Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

How we protect your information

The information you provide to us will usually be stored and processed on servers based within the United Kingdom but you agree that we may store the data on carefully selected portable devices, in paper files, and to transfer data abroad.


Our Website uses "cookies", which are small, text files that are stored on your computer that can be retrieved to assist in customising your experience with the online service. The information saved supports the functionality of the Website. During some processes, data is temporarily stored as you move from step to step. This improves your experience of the Website, and data is only stored for as long as is necessary for you to complete the process. 

We use the following cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website.
Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
[Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you.]
[Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.]


You may block cookies. However, this may result in limited functionality and you may not be able to access all or parts of our Website.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

Any changes to our Privacy Policy in the future will be posted on this page. Notices of changes may also be placed on other pages of our Website, so that you may be aware of the information we collect and how it is used at all times. Your continued use of our Website will be your acknowledgment of your agreement to the revised policy.


All comments, queries and requests relating to our use of your information are welcomed and should be e-mailed to us at