Privacy Notice

Who we are

We Are Blachere Illumination UK Ltd. Part of the Blachere Group of Companies with 22 Branches throughout the world. We design, Manufacture Christmas and decorative lighting, decorations and theming in the UK.

At Blachere we are committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of our visitors to our web site. In particular, we want you to know that we do not sell, rent or trade email lists with other companies and businesses for marketing purposes. In this Privacy Policy, we’ve provided lots of detailed information on when and why we collect your personal information, how we use it, the limited conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure.

Types of data we collect

Website Cookies

Here is the list of cookies we use and what they do.

Wfvt: This allows a security plugin we use to operate

wfwaf-authcookie: This cookie is set by the WordPress security plugin. It is used to authenticate user’s login request.

wordfence_verifiedHuman Cookie set by the Wordfence Security WordPress plugin to protect the site against malicious attacks.

wfvt_1176142710 This allows a security plugin we use to operate lang Unknown Used by multiple companies, but usually means adding an extra “Cookie” field to the Language Negotiation settings, allowing the language to be set according to a cookie.

_ wordpress_logged_in After login, wordpress sets the wordpress_logged_in_[hash] cookie, which indicates when you’re logged in, and who you are, for most interface use.

wordpress_sec Essential WordPress session management cookies for logged in users.

wordpress_test_cookie WordPress sets this cookie when you navigate to the login page. The cookie is used to check whether your web browser is set to allow or reject cookies.

wp-setting- WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.

wp-settings-time- WordPress WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site.

Google Analytics

Here is the list of Google Analytics we use and what they do.

gat_UA-107041817-1 This is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics, where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to. It appears to be a variation of the  _gat cookie which is used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites.

_gid Used to distinguish users.

_ga Used to distinguish users.


When you use Blachere Illumination Wi-Fi we may collect data about:

a) your device;
b) the volume of data which you use;
c) the websites and applications which you access; and
d) your usage by access time, frequency and location.

Mailing Lists

As part of the registration process for our database, we collect personal information. We use that information for a couple of reasons: to tell you about stuff you’ve asked us to tell you about; to contact you if we need to obtain or provide additional information; to check our records are right and to check every now and then that you’re happy and satisfied. We don’t rent or trade email lists with other organisations and businesses.

We use a third-party provider, Vertical Response, to deliver some of our messages. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our offerings. For more information, please see Vertical Response Privacy Policy. You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time of the day or night by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails or by emailing our data protection Controller Ronnie Brown

Purchase Data

When you purchase products or services through Blachere Illumination UK Ltd, your name, address data, email and contact number will be stored in our Accounts and CRM system, Sage ACT and Sage line 50. You may, of course, purchase products and services in person without supplying the aforementioned personal data. Please be assured that we do not share your personal details with any other company without your consent or Contractual reason to do so.

Third Parties

We do not share your personal details with any other company outside our group

Access to your personal information

You are entitled to view, amend, or delete the personal information that we hold. Email your request to our data protection controller Ronnie Brown at

Changes to this Privacy Notice

This Privacy Notice will be reviewed Annually.

Your rights

You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.

You may request to see the personal data we hold on you.

You have the right to correct or ask to have your Data removed from our records.

We will not hold the data longer than necessary.

Blachere Illumination UK Ltd. Gladstone Place, Landbank, Fife Scotland 01337 832910