1790 Cards Privacy Policy

About 1790 Cards

1790 Cards is a UK based greeting cards company selling greeting cards to trade customers and greeting cards and some gift products to private customers. It is part of 1790 Creative.

This privacy policy is for people who:

  • Purchase from 1790 Cards.
  • Visit the 1790 Cards website (1790cards.co.uk).
  • Visit us at trade shows and leave their details.
  • Interact with us on social media.
  • Agree to be on the 1790 Cards mailing list, or request to receiving information from 1790 Cards.

This privacy policy sets out the ways in which 1790 Cards uses, stores and shares your data. It also sets out how long we keep your data and what rights you have in relation to your data under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Our legal basis for processing your data is consent. You will have consented in these specific ways:

  • When you purchase from 1790 Cards.
  • By accepting cookies when visiting the 1790 Cards website.
  • By signing up to receive our newsletter, or through requesting product information from us.

For the purposes of this privacy policy, the data controller (as defined in GDPR) is Belinda Morris, Director, 1790 Cards.

Why we collect your data

We collect your data to enable us to process your order and ensure that your items are sent to the correct address.
We also collect your data to share product information with you and offers that we think you may be interested in.
We also collect data to help us improve our website experience.

We collect the following data


Organisation (if applicable)


Email address

Telephone number (if applicable)

Cookies are used to see how visitors interact with the 1790 Cards website. They collect information about your computer’s Internet Protocol (IP) address, web browser and operating system.

Sharing your data

We may share data with trusted third parties in order to fulfil your orders. This will occur if we ask our printers, or other fulfilment service to send an order directly to you. We will only share the data required to process your order. Our printers and fulfilment companies will not share your data with anyone else.

For trade customers we share invoices with our accountants when they are preparing the company’s accounts. The accountants will not share identifiable data with a third party.

For private customers order numbers only will be shared with our accountants, not personal data.

We will not sell, rent or loan your data to third parties.

We will share your data if required by law enforcement agencies to comply with legal obligations.

The Shopify platform

The 1790 Cards online store is hosted on Shopify Inc. They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell you our products. Your data is stored through Shopify’s data storage, databases and the general shopify application. They store your data on a secure server behind a firewall. Please see their website for more information.

How do we keep your data secure?

1790 Cards takes information security extremely seriously. Access to information is restricted on a need-to-know basis and security arrangements are regularly reviewed to ensure their continued suitability.

How long do we keep your data

We keep your data while you are considered a customer or potential customer of 1790 Cards.

What rights do you have with relation to your data?

Under the GDPR, you have a right of access to your data, a right to rectification, erasure (in certain circumstances), restriction, objection or portability (in certain circumstances). You also have a right to withdraw consent. If you would like to exercise any of your rights please contact us by:

Email: belinda@1790creative.co.uk

Post: 70 Main Street, Wheldrake, York, YO19 6AA

Right to complain

If you are unhappy with the way in which 1790 Cards has handled your personal data, you have a right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office. For information on reporting a concern to the Information Commissioner’s Office please visit www.ico.org.uk/make-a-complaint.

Questions or concerns

If you have any questions about this privacy notice or concerns about how your data is being processed please contact belinda@1790creative.co.uk.

Selling to trade and individual customers