Privacy Policy

The Shrine Shop Privacy Policy

This brief privacy policy sets out how The Shrine Shop (Shrine Trading Ltd) uses and protects any information that you provide when you use this website.

The Shrine Shop is 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.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name
  • contact information including postal address, email address and telephone number

What we do with the information you supply

  • internal record-keeping for purchases made from The Shrine Shop
  • we may use the information to improve our systems of record-keeping and how we contact our customers


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

Cookie policy

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. The Shrine Shop uses Google Analytics to identify which pages are being used - how frequently - on our website. This is to enable us to redesign and modify the site in accordance with users preferences.

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 (see below). This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

The Shrine Shop online shopping site ( uses cookies in its payment process. These are stored briefly before being automatically deleted. If you choose to block all cookies, then you will be unable to use the online shop.

You should be aware that payments made online are subject to the cookie policy of PayPal. (Its policy can be viewed online at )

Links to other websites

Our website contains links to the main Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham website, which also has its own privacy policy/statement.

Your personal information

Your information will not be used for any communication from us apart from in the processing and delivery or Shrine Shop orders.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties - unless we are required by law to do so.

Your information will never be used for third party direct-marketing.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the General Data Protection Regulation 2018. If you would like a copy of the information held on you, please write to The Shop Manager, The Shrine Shop, Common Place, Walsingham, NR22 6EE.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Disabling cookies

To disable the use of cookies: it is possible to stop your web browser accepting cookies from one website or all websites through built in cookie controls. If you do this you may find that some aspects of this website and others stop working, or stop working as well. (For example, login facilities and shopping carts may stop working completely.)

All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings.