What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Who we are

We are 1st For Print, a printing company based in the United Kingdom. Our website address is: https://1stforprint.co.uk


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: http://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 submitting information through any of our contact forms the information is emailed to a member of our team in our head office. These details are also stored on our website databases for future reference.


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. If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

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.


We not use any analytics at this moment but may in future apply google analytics. There privacy policy can be found here: Google Analytics Privacy Policy

Who we share your data with

Your IP Address is shared with our security systems organisation in order to check against there database of know attackers.

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.

Our contact information

Email: support@1stforprint.co.uk

How we protect your data

Web pages and APIs are secured with 128-bit Secure Socket Layer encryption (Also know as SSL certification). Our systems are monitored for any irregular changes and IP addresses are checked for known attackers. Any passwords provided are protected using an encrypted hashing algorithm.

What data breach procedures we have in place

The website administrators report any personal data breach or security incident to the relevant authorities without undue delay. We also inform individuals who’re impacted right away.

What third parties we receive data from

We may receive personal data about you from various third parties as set out below:
  • Technical data from analytics providers such as Google.
  • Contact, financial and transaction data from providers of technical and payment such as Paypal.
  • Changes to the privacy notice and your duty to inform us of changes

    Any changes to our privacy policy will be notified through our newsletter. If you have not signed up for our newsletter you will not be contacted. It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal data changes during your relationship with us.