Privacy Policy

1. General Information

This privacy notice sets out the ways in which Leaf Tea Shop & Bar (Liverpool) Limited, company number 7457271, (LEAF) collects, processes and shares your personal data.

2. What information is collected through our website?

LEAF may collect, process and use the following information you provide during the online order process, when you are on our website and when you sign up for our newsletter online:
email address;
telephone number;
your payment card information;
browsing data, including pages you look at on our website, your URL and your IP address;
your date of birth;
your gender; and
your purchase history.

3. Cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. 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.

Cookies used on this site serve the following purposes:

  • Google Analytics. Google Analytics’ use of cookies is explained here.
  • Session Cookies. These are used by the website to display personalised information based around which pages you have visited on our site.
  • A cookie is set to let us know you have read our cookie policy.

Overall, cookies help us to provide a better website enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

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. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

3. What information is collected in-store?

At present no information is collected in-store.

5. What is your data used for?

LEAF processes your personal data in the following ways, and on the following legal bases:

  • Your name and email address for the purposes of sending you our newsletter. LEAF will only do this if you have given your consent to being provided with the newsletter. You may opt-out of the newsletter at any time by contacting or by changing your preferences.
  • To carry out LEAF’s obligations arising from any contracts entered into between LEAF and you, for example to create and operate your LEAF account, to process and deliver any orders you make (including payment), and to confirm and keep you up to date with such orders.
  • To enhance your experience of the LEAF website, we do this as it is in our legitimate interest to ensure that you receive the best experience possible when you shop with us.
6. Disclosing information to third parties

LEAF does not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personal identifiable information to outside parties other than as set out in this privacy notice. LEAF provides your personal data:
to selected third party providers in order to process and deliver your orders, for example delivery companies and payment providers;
to selected marketing agencies, web-mailing companies and hosting companies;
to other companies in the same group of companies as LEAF. These companies will only use your personal data in the same way as LEAF can under this privacy policy; and credit reference agencies or fraud prevention agencies.

LEAF will not transfer your personal data outside the EEA.

LEAF will disclose your personal data to third parties:
if LEAF sells or buys any business or assets, in which case LEAF will disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or asset;
if LEAF or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets; or
if LEAF is under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of LEAF, you or any third party, and to investigate illegal activities and breaches of any agreement LEAF has with you. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

LEAF may pass your personal data to third parties in a statistical and/or aggregated manner in order to analyse the data, LEAF will always ensure that you are be identifiable from any such data.

7. Protecting your personal data

LEAF has put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, it limits access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know and in accordance with this privacy notice. They will only process your personal data in accordance with LEAF’s instructions.
LEAF has put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where it is legally required to do so.

8. Holding your personal data

LEAF will retain your data for as long as you hold an account with us, or for as long as we need to hold it in order to provide you with services or to improve, analyse and optimise our customers’ experience.

We may also retain your data for further periods where we need to do so in order comply with any legal or regulatory requirements (including keeping certain records for seven years for VAT purposes), to carry out audits, to detect and prevent fraud, to enforce contracts or to resolve any disputes.

To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, LEAF considers the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which LEAF processes your personal data and whether those purposes can be achieved through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.

9. Your Rights

Where LEAF relies on consent as the condition for processing your personal data, for example for sending you electronic direct marketing, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time.

You have various statutory rights in relation to your personal data. In particular, you have the right to:
object to direct marketing communications at any time;
request and obtain access to your personal data;
rectification or erasure of your personal data, in certain circumstances;
object to or restrict the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances;
have your personal data stored in a manner in which it is portable from the environment in which it is stored by LEAF to another environment; and nfile a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office.

10. Changes to Privacy Notice

If LEAF decides to change this privacy notice, any changes will be posted on this page.
This privacy notice was last modified on October 8th 2018.

11. Contact

If you wish to contact LEAF in relation to this privacy notice, including in relation to any of the rights set out in section 8 above, please contact us at