Privacy Policy

Vintage Button Emporium (VBE) is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Notice, relates to GDPR legislation, effective from 25th May 2018.  It explains our privacy practices for our website users and provides information on how and why we collect and use your personal data through our website.

Information we collect

This website collects personal data to power our site analytics, including information about your browser, network, and device, Web pages you visited prior to coming to this website, and your IP address.

This information may also include details about your use of this website, including clicks, internal links, pages visited, scrolling, searches, and timestamps.

We share this information with Squarespace, our website analytics provider, to learn about site traffic and activity.


This website uses cookies and similar technologies, which are small files or pieces of text that download to a device when a visitor accesses a website or app. For information about viewing the cookies dropped on your device, visit About the cookies Squarespace uses.

These functional and required cookies are always used, which allow Squarespace, our hosting platform, to securely serve this website to you. These analytics and performance cookies are used on this site, as described below, only when you acknowledge our cookie banner. We use analytics cookies to view site traffic, activity, and other data.

Customer Accounts

If you create a customer account on this website, we collect personal information to improve our checkout experience and customer service.

This information may include your:

·        Billing and shipping address(es)

·        Details about your orders

·        Email address

·        Name

·        Phone number

We share this information with Squarespace, our website hosting provider, so they can provide website services to us.

Order and Accounts Emails

We may email you with messages about your order or account activity. For example, we may email you to tell you that:

·        You’ve created a Customer Account

·        Your Customer Account password has been reset or updated

·        You’ve made a purchase

·        Your order has shipped

It’s not possible to unsubscribe from these messages.

We share your contact information with Squarespace, our website hosting provider, so they can send these emails to you on our behalf.


This website uses font files from Google Fonts and Adobe Fonts. To properly display this site to you, servers where the font files are stored may receive personal information about you, including:

Information about your browser, network, or device Your IP address

Customer information

When you buy something on this website, we collect personal information from you to fulfill the order. We may collect information like your:

·        Billing and shipping address

·        Details relating to your purchase

·        Email address

·        Name

·        Phone number

We share this information with Squarespace, our online store hosting provider, so that they can provide website services to us.

As you go through checkout, this site may auto-complete your shipping and billing address by sharing what you type with the Google Places API and returning suggestions to you to improve your checkout experience.

Visitor information

This website is hosted by Squarespace. Squarespace collects personal data when you visit this website, including:

Information about your browser, network and device Web pages you visited prior to coming to this website Your IP address

Squarespace needs the data to run this website, and to protect and improve its platform and services. Squarespace analyzes the data in a de-personalized form.

Information we use

We use your personal details to email an acknowledgement of your order, to despatch buttons ordered, and to email a confirmation when the parcel has been despatched.

Our legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described above is consent.

Your privacy rights

Where we process personal information collected via our Website, we provide individuals with the opportunity to access, review, modify, and delete any such personal information that we process. To make such requests, you can send an email to

Or, if you wish to unregister your details and no longer wish for VBE to hold any of this data, please email us at with your first and last name, and your email address you registered with us.

 Data Retention

We will retain your personal information for no longer than is necessary to fulfil the purposes for which the information was originally collected unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law, for legal, tax or regulatory reasons, or other legitimate and lawful business purposes.

Where we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will either delete or anonymise it.

 Children’s Policy

VBE does not knowingly collect personal information from or about children under the age of 16. If you believe that a child under the age of 16 has disclosed personal information to VBE, please contact us at


Keeping your information secure is important to us. We maintain a variety of appropriate technical and organisational safeguards to protect your personal information. VBE has no control over or responsibility for the security or privacy policies or practices of other sites on the Internet you might visit, interact with, or from which you might buy products or Services, even if you visit them using links from our Website.

Please note that no website, mobile app or service is completely secure and so, while we endeavour to protect our Customers’ information using the measures described above, we cannot guarantee that unauthorised access, hacking, data loss or a data breach will not occur.

Contact us

If you have any questions, comments or concerns about this Notice, please email us at