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🦋SHOP CURRENTLY ONLY OPEN FOR READY TO POST ITEMS🦋 Due to ongoing issues with some of my health conditions my shop is currently only open for "ready to post" items. All other items in my shop will be changed to (temporarily) OUT OF STOCK. If there is an item that you are interested in that says it's "out of stock" then please message me via the "Contact Craftie" option to check when it will be available. Apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused! Thank you all for your patience and understanding and I hope my eyesight improves soon so that I can get back to creating again! Kind regards, Lynne x💖

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Fowler’s Syndrome awareness bag charm with a purple ‘FIGHTER” ribbon charmd

This keyring/bag charm is raising awareness for Fowler’s Syndrome.
This keyring/bag charm can be made with the names of any of the other medical conditions symbolised by the purple awareness ribboon, see list in gallery pictures.

This pretty keyring is made using 4x6mm and 6x8mm crystal faceted beads and white acrylic letter beads. There is a 20mm silver tone split ring keyring loop and the pretty charm is a 19x11mm purple enamel ribbon with the word “FIGHTER” on it. This can be changed for a plain purple enamel ribbon charm or a silver tone ribbon charm with the word “HOPE” on it. Please send me a message via the “Order Note to Seller” box to say which charm you would like instead.

This keyring can also be personalised with any name (free of charge). Please again use in the ‘Order Notes to Seller’ box to say if you would like a name added. Please double check your spelling as i will make it as per your original instructions.
The total length of the keyring is 11.5cm.

This sparkly keyring would be perfect as an “awareness” gift for any chronic illness sufferers/supporters.

This item is ready to post (in the variation shown) and should be packaged and posted within 3-5 days. If personalisation/custom wording is required then it may take up to a week to be custom made, packaged and posted. However if this item is required urgently then please send me a message via the “Contact Craftie” option and i will endeavour to dispatch it as quickly as possible.

The product will be packaged in a pretty organza gift bag but extra gift wrapping in tissue paper is also available if desired at a small extra charge. Please send me a message via the “ask a question” option to request gift wrapping.
Items will be posted in a bubble wrap “jiffy” bag via 2nd class post as standard, however 1st class postage available if required at a small extra charge.

I (will) have many other “awareness” items available in my Craftie shop, please take a look!

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I am a qualified radiographer but unfortunately had to give up my much loved job in September 2011 when my lung problems really kicked off (after suffering multiple pulmonary emboli), resulting in frequent and lengthy hospital admissions.

One Christmas I was stuck in hospital, in a sideroom on my own, for 6 weeks so I started making earrings to pass the long lonely days. I then taught myself to make bracelets and necklaces and gradually moved on to bag charms and other gifts. These were very popular with staff, visitors and patients.

I carried on with my new hobby once at home as I was still unable to do much due to my severe lung disease leaving me very short of breath on exertion. Over the last 5 years my mobility has gradually declined and I am currently bed/wheelchair bound due to instability in my joints, as a result of Ehlers-danlos Syndrome, and my lungs only functioning at 25%. I’m on oxygen 24/7 and I suffer from chronic pain and fatigue.

Despite all this my brain is still active and therefore I get bored easily and so doing my jewellery helps to pass the time! I have many complex health conditions however I still try to do the best I can, although pushing myself to get out of the house one day results in a few days rest just to recover!

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Returns Policy - Legal requirement when selling online

If you are not totally in love with your item, I operate a 30 day money back guarantee (excluding custom or personalised items). Where possible I try to send you a picture of your item before posting to check that you are happy with it. Please email me within 14 days of receiving your item, indicating if you would like an exchange or refund. Please include date and details of your order and the problem/fault: Lynneslittlegems@yahoo.co.uk If you wish to return your item, you will be notified of where to send it. Unless the item is faulty, you’re responsible for return postage costs. Once your return is received and inspected, you will receive an email to notify you that your item has been received. If requesting a refund, your Paypal account will be credited within 2 days. If you have chosen to receive an exchange, on receipt of the returned item, a replacement item will be made. In the unlikely event your item needs to be repaired, you’ll be informed how long this will take.

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Little Gems GDPR Policy What is GDPR? General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new European law to update the Data Protection Act 1998 to incorporate the digital world. Our customers need to be able to trust us to look after and use their personal data properly and safely. The new law comes into affect on May 25th 2018 and if you live in UK/Europe or sell to customers within these countries you are legally bound to adhere to the regulations. More information can be found on the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) website. This policy describes how I Lynne Hoare, owner of Little Gems complies with the General Data Protection Regulation policy. Regarding the collection, use and sharing of data provided to Little Gems when you purchase an item from me, contact me, or otherwise use my business services. This policy does not apply to the practices of third parties that I do not own or control, including online websites, social media or any third party services you access through these platforms. For information on the privacy policies of third parties, please visit the following links; • Conscious Crafties privacy policy http://www.consciouscrafties.com/privacy-policy/ • Facebook, Messenger angs Instagram privacy policy http://m.facebook.com/about/privacy/policy/update?ref=old_policy • PayPal privacy policy http://www.paypal.com/uk/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-prev • Royal Mail privacy policy http://www.royalmail.com/privacy-policy/3 1.0 OUR CORE BELIEFS REGARDING USER PRIVACY AND DATA PROTECTION ▪ User privacy and data protection are human rights. ▪ We have a duty of care to the people within our data. ▪ Data is a liability, it should only be collected and processed when absolutely necessary. ▪ We loathe spam as much as you do! ▪ We will never sell, rent or otherwise distribute or make public your personal information. 2.0 RELEVANT LEGISLATION We comply with the following national and international legislation with regards to data protection and user privacy: UK Data Protection Act 1988 (DPA) EU Data Protection Directive 1995 (DPD) EU General Data Protection Regulation 2018 (GDPR) 3.0 PERSONAL INFORMATION I COLLECT AND WHY I COLLECT IT 3.1 Order Processing When you place an order via my shop on ConsciousCrafties.com, I receive only the required information in order to process your order (your name, address, email and details of any specific personalisation). Conscious Crafties and Little Gems utilises PayPal for all online order payments and as such is not provided with or have access to any personal banking details or information. 4.0 HOW I USE THE INFORMATION The information you provide is used to fulfil your order on a ‘contract’ basis and is only used for the purpose of communicating with you regarding your purchase and for delivery of your items. I do not currently have a mailing list but if I was to in the future your personal information will not be added to it and you will not be contacted for marketing or advertising purposes unless you request me to do so. 5.0 SHARING WITH THIRD PARTIES We will NEVER sell or rent your personal data. To process your order and to fulfil your contract with us, your information is shared with third parties for the purpose of delivery (Royal Mail and courier services). It may be shared for compliance with legal, regulatory and law enforcement requests as appropriate and necessary. I will endeavour to notify you of any such requests. I am not responsible for how these third parties process your data, please visit their websites to read their privacy policies. 6.0 HOW I SECURE, STORE AND RETAIN DATA 6.1 Data stored electronically with third parties The data is stored and accessible to Little Gems via the Conscious Crafties website, the PayPal website and if you provided via social media services by these too, please refer to their GDPR policies for further information. 6.2 Data stored electronically by Little Gems Little Gems does not hold hard copies of your data and any data collected is held only as long as is necessary to carry out your order and to maintain adequate and accurate business and financial records (7 years). Little Gems does not store your postal address and does not have access to or store any banking details. The information stored electronically by Little Gems is on a secure password protected home network for accessing via laptop and mobile devices. All devices used to access the home network are password/fingerprint protected. 6.3 Data stored as hard copies 6.3.1 Direct custom orders For direct custom orders, the order forms/book are stored securely in a locked metal filing box. The address will be copied direct from the order form/book directly onto the packaging. 6.3.2 Proof of postage receipts Little Gems obtains proof of postage receipts from Royal Mail for every order despatched. This may contain part of the postal address including postcode. These are stored securely in a locked metal filing box. 7.0 HOW YOU CAN ACCESS, UPDATE OR DELETE INFORMATION HELD ABOUT YOU You have the right to access, update or ask Little Gems to delete your personal information. Please email our Data Controller found in section 9.0 below. We are obliged by law to provide this service within 30 calendar days of your request free of charge. However, we have the right to refuse or charge for requests that are manifestly unfounded or excessive and repetitive. 8.0 DATA BREACHES We will report any unlawful data breach to any and all relevant persons and authorities within 72 hours of the breach, if it is apparent that personal data stored in an identifiable manner has been stolen. If you feel your data has been compromised you have a right to contact the Information Commissioners Office (ICO). 9.0 DATA CONTROLLER Business name; Little Gems Business Email: lynneslittlegems@yahoo.co.uk 10.0 CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY This privacy policy may change from time to time inline with legislation or industry developments. Little Gems will not explicitly inform our users of these changes. Instead, we recommend that you check this page occasionally for any policy changes. Specific policy changes and updates will be mentioned in the change log below: Version 1.0 25th May 2018 – New Privacy Policy to be compliant with GDPR CRAFT FAIRS If you visit any craft fairs that Little Gems is attending you may be recorded on CCTV if the location has this in operation. If you purchase from Little Gems using cash and collect your item on the day, no personal information will be collected or stored. For made-to-order items that can’t be collected on the day, Little Gems will need to ask you for your name and address in order to deliver your order. If Little Gems is unable to hand deliver your item, I would need to pass your name and address to a third party (eg Royal Mail or Courier) in order for them to deliver your parcel. 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