Privacy Statement, Cookies & Disclosure

Cookies Information

By using this website, you agree to the use of cookies for various reasons as detailed below. You can view details of cookies used on this site and manage your cookie preferences here.

The content management system this website is built with also uses cookies. These are cookies essential for the workings of the site.

Log files and cookies are used to record anonymous traffic data and non personally identifiable information on the pages visitors access. Where available, some visitor data is collected with Google Analytics to enable demographics and interests reporting to help find out more about this website’s audience in order to determine how best to improve the site. You can opt out of Google Analytics tracking.

Ads may also appear on this site via Google Adsense which also uses cookies. Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on your previous visits to this website and/or other websites. If you would rather not be tracked in this way on any website, you can opt out of personalised advertising via Ad Settings.

Personal Information

If you choose to join the website mailing list, your email address & any other info you choose to provide is also collected. Your e-mail address will not be published or shared with any third party, with the exception of the email marketing service used to send the email newsletters, currently Mailchimp. Your email address is used solely to send you the VIP newsletter. You may unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link at the bottom of each email, or by getting in touch via the contact page.

If you choose to submit the contact form, your email & any other info provided is also collected. I will not share this information with others.

If you submit a shop review, you consent to your review appearing on the website if approved. Your name, email and IP address is collected to help me avoid spam and fake reviews. This information will not be published and I will not share it with others. I will only use your email address if I need to contact you regarding your review. You can choose to have your review removed and/or your review data deleted at any time by contacting me.

The blog comments form on the blog uses reCAPTCHA to prevent spam and Google's privacy Policy and terms of service apply. If you submit a blog comment, your name, email and comment is stored. Your email address may be used to notify you when your blog comment is approved or replied to, or for me to contact you about your comment. I will not share your email address with others.

Affiliate Marketing & Sponsorship Disclosure

Some links throughout the website are affiliate links. This means that I may receive a small commission if you purchase from certain websites which I link to.

A small number of listings in the shops directory might also be marked as sponsored. This means that these stores have paid to enhance their listing by highlighting it or moving it near the top of relevant pages.

Inclusion in the directory is free for all stores. I have full editorial control over shop inclusion, categorisation and all associated content. This is not influenced by any payments received.

I am a member of affiliate networks including Skimlinks, Awin, ShareASale & RewardStyle. I am also a direct affiliate of a few stores including Cinderella Shoes & Lonia.

You can read Awin's privacy policy here. You can read the Skimlinks privacy policy and find more information on the cookies Skimlinks use. Skimlinks provides an opt-out service for users who do not wish for their usage Data to be used for advertising targeting purposes.

Finally, I am a participant in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.

General Disclaimer

All content on this site is provided in good faith but is for general information purposes only. Stores linked to & shoes featured are not endorsed in any way by Pretty Big Shoes.

If you have any queries regarding this privacy policy, please contact me.

This policy was last updated on 20th December 2022.