• The Privacy Policy

    What is this Privacy Policy for?

    This privacy policy is for this website www.leon-aarts.com and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it.


    The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the website and website owners. Furthermore the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.


    The Website

    This website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. This website complies to all UK national laws and requirements for user privacy.


    Use of Cookies

    This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website. Where applicable this website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer / device. This complies with recent legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user's computer/device.


    Cookies are small files saved to the user's computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user's interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.


    Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.


    This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. This software is provided by Google Analytics which uses cookies to track visitor usage. The software will save a cookie to your computers hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information. You can read Google's privacy policy here for further information [ http://www.google.com/privacy.html ].


    Other cookies may be stored to your computers hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.


    Contact & Communication

    Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the Data Protection Act 1998. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submission process but advise users using such form to email processes that they do so at their own risk.


    This website and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products / services they offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted. This includes using your details to subscribe you to any email newsletter program the website operates but only if this was made clear to you and your express permission was granted when submitting any form to email process. Or whereby you the consumer have previously purchased from or enquired about purchasing from the company a product or service that the email newsletter relates to. This is by no means an entire list of your user rights in regard to receiving email marketing material. Your details are not passed on to any third parties.


    Email Newsletter

    This website operates an email newsletter program, used to inform subscribers about products and services supplied by this website. Users can subscribe through an online automated process should they wish to do so but do so at their own discretion. Some subscriptions may be manually processed through prior agreement with the user.


    Subscriptions are taken in compliance with UK Spam Laws detailed in the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003. All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. No personal details are passed on to third parties nor shared with companies / people outside of the company that operates this website. Under the Data Protection Act 1998 you may request a copy of personal information held about you by this website's email newsletter program. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to the business address at the bottom of this policy.


    Email marketing campaigns published by this website or its owners may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include; the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity [this is by no far a comprehensive list].


    This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based around their activity.

    In compliance with UK Spam Laws and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 subscribers are given the opportunity to un-subscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email campaign. If an automated un-subscription system is unavailable clear instructions on how to un-subscribe will by detailed instead.


    External Links

    Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. (External links are clickable text / banner / image links to other websites, similar to; www.websitename.co.uk.)


    The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.


    Adverts and Sponsored Links

    This website may contain sponsored links and adverts. These will typically be served through our advertising partners, to whom may have detailed privacy policies relating directly to the adverts they serve.

    Clicking on any such adverts will send you to the advertisers website through a referral program which may use cookies and will track the number of referrals sent from this website. This may include the use of cookies which may in turn be saved on your computers hard drive. Users should therefore note they click on sponsored external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.


    Social Media Platforms

    Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.


    Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.


    This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.


    Shortened Links in Social Media

    This website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy urls [web addresses] (this is an example: http://bit.ly/zyVUBo).


    Users are advised to take caution and good judgement before clicking any shortened urls published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine urls are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.


    Resources & Further Information

    Data Protection Act 1998

    Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003

    Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 - The Guide

    Twitter Privacy Policy

    Facebook Privacy Policy

    Google Privacy Policy

    Linkedin Privacy Policy

    Mailchimp Privacy Policy


    v.4.0 May 2018 Edited & customised by: Leon Aarts

    Terms and Conditions


    These terms and conditions govern your use of this website; by using this website, you accept these terms and conditions in full. If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use this website.


    License to use website

    This website is created under a Creative Commons License.


    Acceptable use

    You must not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.


    You must not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.


    You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to this website without Sweet Peace Ltd express written consent.


    You must not use this website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial or marketing communications.


    No warranties

    This website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied. Leon Aarts makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website.


    Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, Leon aarts does not warrant that:

    • this website will be constantly available, or available at all;

    • the information on this website is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.


    Limitations of liability

    Leon Aarts will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website:

    • to the extent that the website is provided free-of-charge, for any direct loss

    • for any indirect, special or consequential loss; or

    • for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.


    These limitations of liability apply even if Leon Aarts has been expressly advised of the potential loss.



    Nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful to exclude or limit; and nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit Sweet Peace liability in respect of any:

    • death or personal injury caused by our negligence;

    • fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation on the part of Sweet Peace ltd; or

    • matter which it would be illegal or unlawful for Leon Aarts to exclude or limit, or to attempt or purport to exclude or limit, its liability.



    By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable.

    If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.


    Other parties

    You agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this website disclaimer will protect our officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and sub-contractors as well as Leon Aarts.


    Unenforceable provisions

    If any provision of this website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.



    You hereby indemnify Leon Aarts and undertake to keep Leon Aarts indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by Leon Aarts to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of his legal advisers) incurred or suffered by Leon Aarts arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions[, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms and conditions].


    Breaches of these terms and conditions

    Without prejudice to Leon Aarts's other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, we may take such action as we deem appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.



    Sweet Peace Ltd may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time. Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of this website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on this website. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.



    If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.


    Entire agreement

    These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and Leon Aarts in relation to your use of this website, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.


    Law and jurisdiction

    These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with UK Law and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions will be subject to the [non-]exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the UK.


    Refund and Cancellation

    If you are unsatisfied with any product you bought from leon-aarts.com, you can return it within 10 days from purchase and we will reimburse you for the full price of the product you ordered guaranteed.

    When making a return, make sure to include the order invoice (or a copy of the invoice) that came with your order and please notify us that you are returning the item by e-mailing us at leon@leon-aarts.com


    We will reimburse you via the payment method that you initially used to pay for the item. Refunds may take 1-2 weeks from the receipt of the return to post to your account.


    If you return a product because you changed your mind and no longer want the item or because you made a mistake in ordering then we will refund you for the cost of the product (less shipping) but you will be responsible for the return shipping. If we made a mistake in what was shipped to you or if the item is defective then we will refund you for the full cost of the product (including shipping).


    If the product is returned to us undeliverable (wrong address or insufficient address) or delivery is refused, we reserve the right to charge shipping for the products return and we may charge for shipping it back to you.

    For orders of downloadable products, unless specified, we do not issue refunds, unless you are having an issue with the download or you have a valid reason for needing a refund.


    For questions on refunding orders of downloadable programmes please email us at leon@leon-aarts.com


    Delivery Policy

    All products sold on our website that are shippable will only be shipped once payment has been received by us.


    Deliveries are made using Royal Mail or courier, dependent on weight and volume. Average delivery time will be 3-5 working days.

    For overseas deliveries the cost of carriage is calculated by weight and country.


    Please Note: By default, no tracking number or tracking service is provided for products being posted. A tracking service can usually be added if required, however Leon Aarts must be notified via email immediately after the order is made.

    Leon Aarts will not be held responsible for packages that are not sent with a tracking service attached due to late or undelivered emails to the above email address.


    For all enquiries relating to the delivery of your products, please email leon@leon-aarts.com


    All products sold on our website that are non-shippable will only be delivered by our online process once payment has been received by Sweet Peace Ltd. Delivery time will be as fast as the Internet allows often within a few seconds or minutes.


    You can contact Leon Aarts by email to leon@leon-aarts.com

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