The Shoe Museum Closure
The shoe museum has closed its doors for the final time.
We’d like to thank everyone who has visited us over the years.
The museum’s collection will now be taken care of by Alfred Gillett Trust, who are located at The Grange, Farm Road, Street.
Please visit www.alfredgilletttrust.org for more information.
The pair that started it all...
The village of Street in Somerset, England, 1825. Using the off-cuts from his brother Cyrus' tannery, James Clark creates a sheepskin slipper. It is the very first Clarks shoe and, within a year, sales of the 'Brown Petersburg' are averaging 1,000 pairs a month.
In 1851, the Clark brothers win two awards at the Great Exhibition, a celebration of British industry.
It is the beginning of a remarkable success story...
Welcome to the Clarks Shoe Museum’s (the “Museum”) privacy notice.
This privacy notice provides information on how the Museum (referred to as “us”, “we” and the “Museum”) collects and processes your personal data when you are a volunteer of the Museum, or visit our website to sign up for a newsletter.
1. IMPORTANT INFORMATION AND WHO WE ARE
C. & J. Clark International Limited (“Clarks”) is the controller and responsible for your personal data.
We have appointed a data privacy manager. If you have any questions about this privacy notice or our data protection practices please contact the data privacy manager.
Our full details are:
Full name of legal entity: C. & J. Clark International Limited
Name or title of data privacy manager: Susan Roberts
Postal address: 40 High Street, Street, Somerset BA16 0EQ
2. THE DATA WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU
We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you as follows:
Identity Data which includes your first and last name.
Contact Data which includes your email address.
Marketing and Communications Data which includes your preferences in receiving marketing from Clarks Museum and your communication preferences.
3. HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances:
Your identity data will be used to identify you as a volunteer of the Museum.
Your identity data and contact data will be used to enable you to sign up to our Museum mailing list and receive our newsletter and marketing.
4. ADMINISTRATION OF YOUR DATA
We use the website administrator WIX to host our website. As a result of administration, WIX may have access to view the personal data that we collect from you.
5. INTERNATIONAL TRANSFERS
6. YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS
Under certain circumstances, you have rights under data protection laws in relation to your personal data including the right to receive a copy of the personal data we hold about you and the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner’s Office, the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues (www.ico.org.uk).
If you have any queries about the way in which your data is used, transferred or stored then please contact Clarks at: Privacy@clarks.com.