Who we are

Our website address is: http://christmasicerinks.co.uk.

The site is run by Christmas Ice Rinks Ltd which is a company registered in England & Wales, Registration no. 07188465. Registered office address: 3 Stour House, Clifford Park, Clifford Road, Stratford upon Avon CV37 8HW.
The site owner can be contacted by email at info@christmasicerinks.co.uk.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

When visitors use the contact form on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

Cookies in use on this site

These cookies are used by the Content Management System for this site.

Session IDThis cookie is essential for the website to operate and is set upon your arrival to the site.When you close your web browser.

Cookies used by Google Analytics

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use the website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where vistors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

For more information please see Google Analytics Privacy Overview, Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

Google AnalyticsThis cookie is typically written to the browser upon your first visit to the site from that web browser. If the cookie has been deleted and the browser subsequently visits the site, a new __utma cookie is written with a different unique ID. This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to the site and it is updated with each page view. Additionally, this cookie is provided with a unique ID that Google Analytics uses to ensure both the validity and accessibility of the cookie as an extra security measure.After 24 months.
Google AnalyticsThis cookie is used to establish and continue a user session with the site. When a user views a page on the site, the Google Analytics code attempts to update this cookie. If it does not find the cookie, a new one is written and a new session is established. Each time a user visits a different page on the site, this cookie is updated to expire in 30 minutes, thus continuing a single session for as long as user activity continues within 30-minute intervals.After 30 minutes.
Google AnalyticsThis cookie is no longer used by Google Analytics. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether or not to establish a new session for the user. For backwards compatibility purposes, this cookie is still written and will expire when the user exits the browser.When you close your web browser.
Google AnalyticsThis cookie stores the type of referral used to reach the site, whether via a direct method, a referring link, a website search, or a campaign such as an ad or an email link. It is used to calculate search engine traffic, ad campaigns and page navigation within the site. The cookie is updated with each page view to the site.After 6 months.
Google AnalyticsThis cookie stores the type user that you are when you access the site. For example, whether you are a ‘Guest’, a ‘Subscriber’, or a ‘Member’. This allows us to see how each type of user makes use of the site.After 24 months.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


This site uses Google Analytics to track the performance and usage of individual pages and the site as a whole. To achieve this, certain cookies (see above) are stored on your browser to keep a record of the pages you visit along with browser and operating system data. This data is anonymised and will not be used to personally identify individual users.

Who we share your data with

This site does not currently share data with any other companies except in indiviual cases where your permission will be sought in advance.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Additional information

How we protect your data

All data submitted to and via this website is stored on a secure server accessible only to certain employees within Christmas Ice Rinks Ltd and is only transferred elsewhere when deemed absolutely necessary. In such cases, due care is taken to safeguard any data.
Furthermore, any data we hold is reviewed regularly and deleted when it is no longer considered necessary for the operation of the business.

Data Controller

Christmas Ice Rinks Ltd is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner’s Office under registration reference ZA216144.

Your Data and Removal Requests

You have a right to find out what data we hold about you and also to have that data removed ‘Right to be forgotten’. For such requests please contact info@christmasicerinks.co.uk by email.