Terms & Privacy & Cookies

Returns Policy for Handmade Hen Website Shop:

In accordance with the Consumer Contract Regulations 2013 you have a 14 day ‘cooling off’ period from the day you receive your goods. If you have changed your mind about your purchase, you should notify us within 14 days of receiving your order, that you wish to cancel your contract with us, and a full refund will be given, including any standard delivery charges. Please return the items within the next 14 days after informing us of your wish to return them. Once we have received the items back into stock, we will process your refund. Returning the items by recorded delivery is recommended for your protection. Return postage will not be refunded. If items are not sent back within the 14 day timeframe, a refund will not be given.

Items to be refunded must be returned to us in their original condition, goods must be returned unused. Please fill out the cancellation/refund form  or email us on party@thehandmadehen.co.uk to advise us that you are returning your items or with any questions regarding refunds. If items are returned that have clearly been used, we reserve the right to charge a small amount to cover the cost of returning the item to a saleable condition. This amount will be deducted from your original payment.

It is our responsibility to supply you with goods that meet your consumer rights. If you have any concerns that we have not met our legal obligations please contact us.

Damaged or Faulty Items

If an item is found to be damaged or faulty then please contact us to arrange returning it for a full refund. For your protection sending the item by recorded delivery is recommended, return postage will be refunded. We will process the refund once we have the items back to our workshop.  The items need to be returned within 30 days, from when you notified us that you wished to return them.  Failure to return the items to us in this timeframe will mean that you won't be refunded.

Bespoke or Customised Items

Please note: For any ‘bespoke’ or ‘personalised’ items that are purchased, the regulations state that they are ‘non-refundable’. These include items that are made to order and include personalisation with names, or dates, or personal text.

Returns Address: 7 Asherton Grove, Boston Spa, Wetherby, West Yorkshire, LS23 6EU.



We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.

(1)    What information do we collect?

We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal data:

(a)    information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views);

(b)    information relating to any transactions carried out between you and us on or in relation to this website, including information relating to any purchases you make of our services;

(c)    information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our website services, email notifications and/or newsletters;

(e)    any other information that you choose to send to us;

(3)    Using your personal data

Personal data submitted on this website will be used for the purposes specified in this privacy policy or in relevant parts of the website.

We may use your personal information to:

(a)    administer the website;

(b)    improve your browsing experience by personalising the website;

(c)    enable your use of the services available on the website;

(d)    send to you goods purchased via the website, and supply to you services purchased via the website;

(e)    send statements and invoices to you, and collect payments from you;

(f)    send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications;

(g)    send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;

(h)    send to you our newsletter and other marketing communications relating to our business or the businesses of carefully-selected third parties which we think may be of interest to you by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications);

(i)    provide third parties with statistical information about our users – but this information will not be used to identify any individual user;

(j)    deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website; and

(k)    OTHER USES.

Where you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the license you grant to us.

We will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.

All our website financial transactions are handled through our payment services provider, Stripe.  You should only provide your personal information to Stripe after reviewing the Stripe privacy policy (available at www.stripe.com).  We will share information with Stripe only to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing payments you make via our website.

(4)     Disclosures

We may disclose information about you to any of our employees, officers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes as set out in this privacy policy.

In addition, we may disclose information about you:

(a)    to the extent that we are required to do so by law;

(b)    in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;

(c)    in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk); and

(d)    to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset which we are (or are contemplating) selling.

Except as provided in this privacy policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.

(5)    International data transfers

Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this privacy policy.

Information which you provide may be transferred to countries which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Areas (EEA).

In addition, personal information that you submit for publication on the website will be published on the internet and may be available, via the internet, around the world.

You expressly agree to such transfers of personal information.

(6)    Security of your personal data

We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

(7)    Policy amendments

We may update this privacy policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our website.  You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes.

We may also notify you of changes to our privacy policy by email.

(8)    Your rights

You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you.  

You may instruct us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes by email at any time.  (In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal data for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt-out of the use of your personal data for marketing purposes.)

(9)    Third party websites

The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.

(10)    Updating information

Please let us know if the personal information that we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.

(11)     Contact

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal data, please write to us by email to party@thehandmadehen.co.uk or by post to 7 Asherton Grove, Boston Spa, Wetherby, West Yorkshire, LS23 6EU.

(12)    Data controller

The data controller responsible for our website is Handmade Hen.