Privacy Policy, Your Data and Cookies

Please read this privacy policy carefully

This privacy policy is between you, the user of this website, and the owner of this website G & M Tools. At G & M Tools we take the privacy of your information very seriously. This privacy policy applies to our use of any and all Data collected by us or provided by you in relation to your use of this Website.

Who we are

G&M Tools, The Mill, Mill Lane Ashington, Pulborough, West Sussex. RH20 3BX. UK

Company Number: 3109140

Visiting Our Website

Whenever you visit and view a web page through your browser, data relating to that visit such as:

  • your IP address
  • browser and version
  • operating system
  • date and time and the site from which you came

This data is stored in a log file and/or database. This information cannot be used to identify specific individuals, and is only used for:

  • Web site and system administration
  • research and development
  • anonymous user analysis

Your personal data – what we collect about you and what we use it for.

Your personal Information may be obtained either via forms on our website or provided by you over the telephone

When you register with this website, make a purchase, or fill out a form field on our website we will collect the information entered by you, this includes:

  • Name
  • Contact Information, such as, email address, postal address and telephone numbers
  • Delivery addresses
  • Marketing preferences, such as newsletter (only with your consent/opt-in).

When you enter this information we will only use this information to help inform you about our products/services, and/or help with your enquiry/product order, as requested/consented by you. We store this data for a period of time we feel is necessary to help you with your enquiry, order, or future related enquiries. We treat your personal data with respect and do not pass this data on to third parties for their use, other than to facilitate a product order (i.e. give your address details to a delivery service), or process your card details, where applicable.

When you register with our website the data you provide will be stored in the website database online and retained indefinitely, for your convenience when you make purchases from the site.

Our website uses hosting services are provided by third party data processors whose web servers are located in the UK.

Any/all financial transactions are directed through a PayPal merchant account for processing.

Website browsing information via Cookies

We use website Cookies (a text file anonymously recording your activity on our website) to improve your experience when using this Website and to improve our range of services. We have carefully chosen these Cookies and have taken steps to ensure that your privacy is protected and respected at all times. You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser. You can choose to delete Cookies at any time; however you may lose any information that enables you to access the Website more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, personalisation settings.

This Website uses the following Cookies:

Analytics cookies

Analytics cookies anonymously track how you interact with our website, including where you came from, what you did on our site. This helps us information helps us improve user experience, website usability and content.

 Functionality cookies

These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences.

The website provides instructions on how to block cookies on all the major browsers. This site also explains how you can delete cookies that have already been stored on your computer as well as general information about cookies.

How we handle and secure your data

At G&M tools we take the security of all our customers’ data very seriously and have physical, electronic and managerial procedures in place to safeguard and secure all data collected via this Website.

Our website uses SSL security encryption for data transferred between the server and the browser. However, any transmission of information over the internet cannot be guaranteed to be entirely secure and is done at your own risk.

Credit and debit card transactions

G&M Tools do not process, store or retain any payment card details.

How you should secure your data

If password access is required for certain parts of the Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.

Your access to your data and rights

You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal Data held by G & M Tools (where such Data is held). You can request that we provide, amend or delete all your data if necessary. Please contact us by email at or by telephone on +44 (0) 1903 892510 .

You can remove your website account and all associated data by logging in to  and going to ‘My Account’. From there follow the instructions to delete your website account. This process will remove your profile and all your data from the website and associated database.

To be removed from our email marketing please list either:

  1. Click ‘Unsubscribe’ at the bottom of all/any of our emails to be automatically deleted from the list, or
  2. Contact us by email at or by telephone on +44 (0) 1903 892510 to ask to be removed from our mailing list.

Changes to this privacy policy

G & M Tools reserves the right to change this privacy policy as we deem necessary or as required by law. Any changes will be posted on this website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the privacy policy on your first use of the website following the changes.

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.

For more information our standard website terms and conditions may be found at

This document was last updated on 03/02/2021