Privacy Policy

Black Cat Fireworks Ltd is committed to protecting your privacy. For more information please see the policy below.

This Privacy Policy explains our data processing practices and your options regarding the ways in which your personal data is used. If you have any requests concerning your personal information or any queries with regard to our processing please contact us at:

  • E-mail:
  • Customer Services: 01484 640640

Black Cat Fireworks may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This Privacy Policy was last reviewed and updated on 2 August 2023.

Information collected

Information you give us

Black Cat Fireworks Ltd collects the details provided by you when ordering and at registration, together with information we learn about you from your use of our service and your visits to our web site, this information is used to continually improve your shopping experience at

We use the information to handle orders, deliver products, process payments, communicate with you about orders, products, competitions, promotional offers and update our records. You can edit your details or unsubscribe from our newsletter at any time by clicking on the link in the footer of any of our emails. We also collect information about the transactions you undertake including part details of payment cards used. For data protection reasons and your security we do not store full card details, only the last four digits. We may use your information to verify your identity and prevent or detect fraud. In performing these checks your information may be disclosed to credit reference agencies, who may keep a record of that information. This is not a credit check and your credit rating will be unaffected.

Black Cat Fireworks collects the details provided by you when signing up to our newsletter. This information is used only to send you our newsletter. We do not pass your details on to any other organisation. You can edit your details or unsubscribe from our newsletter at any time by clicking on the link in the footer of any of our emails. Your data is stored securely on a secure server with restricted password protected access. Black Cat Fireworks also collects the details provided by you when contacting us via our online contact form. This information is used only to administer your query and where necessary, contact you with our response. We do not use any of the information provided for marketing purposes and we do not share your details with any other organisation.

E-mail Communications

From time to time, we may contact you by e-mail, phone or fax. We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests and to understand your needs and provide you with a better service. To help us make e-mails more useful and interesting for you, we often receive a confirmation when you open e-mail from, if your computer supports such capabilities. If you do not want to receive e-mails from Black Cat Fireworks Ltd, please unsubscribe using the link at the bottom of each e-mail.


About this cookie policy

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them, the types of cookies we use i.e, the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used, and how to control the cookie preferences. You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website. Your consent applies to the following domains:

What are cookies ?

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. They are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make it more secure, provide better user experience, and understand how the website performs and to analyse what works and where it needs improvement.

How do we use cookies ?

As most of the online services, our website uses first-party and third-party cookies for several purposes. First-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data. The third-party cookies used on our website are mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.

What types of cookies do we use ?

Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information. For example, these cookies allow you to log-in to your account and add products to your basket, and checkout securely.

Statistics: These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit, etc. These data help us understand and analyze how well the website performs and where it needs improvement.

Marketing: Our website displays advertisements. These cookies are used to personalize the advertisements that we show to you so that they are meaningful to you. These cookies also help us keep track of the efficiency of these ad campaigns.
The information stored in these cookies may also be used by the third-party ad providers to show you ads on other websites on the browser as well.

Functional: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing content of the website on social media platforms.

Preferences: These cookies help us store your settings and browsing preferences like language preferences so that you have a better and efficient experience on future visits to the website.

The below list details the cookies used in our website.

__cf_bmThis cookie, set by Cloudflare, is used to support Cloudflare Bot Management.
_gaThe _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors.
_gat_gtag_UA_65954953_1Set by Google to distinguish users.
_gidInstalled by Google Analytics, _gid cookie stores information on how visitors use a website, while also creating an analytics report of the website's performance. Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-advertisementSet by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie is used to record the user consent for the cookies in the "Advertisement" category .
cookielawinfo-checkbox-analyticsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Analytics".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-functionalThe cookie is set by GDPR cookie consent to record the user consent for the cookies in the category "Functional".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessaryThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Necessary".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-othersThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Other.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-performanceThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Performance".
CookieLawInfoConsentRecords the default button state of the corresponding category & the status of CCPA. It works only in coordination with the primary cookie.
NIDNID cookie, set by Google, is used for advertising purposes; to limit the number of times the user sees an ad, to mute unwanted ads, and to measure the effectiveness of ads.
viewed_cookie_policyThe cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and is used to store whether or not user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not store any personal data.
vuidVimeo installs this cookie to collect tracking information by setting a unique ID to embed videos to the website.
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How can I control the cookie preferences ?

Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the “Privacy & Cookie Policy” tab on your screen. This will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely. In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more about how to manage and delete cookies, visit

Disclosures of your information

We will never pass your personal information to anyone else, except where we have your permission or are required or permitted to do so by law, for any successors in title to our business and suppliers that process personal information on our behalf both in the UK and abroad. We may need to use and disclose information collected with third parties i.e. a courier, in order to process and complete your order. We may also use and disclose information in aggregate to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting for marketing and strategic development purposes.

Security of your information

We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
We store all the personal information you provide on our secure servers. All electronic transactions you make or receive from us will be encrypted (using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software). We keep your contact details for 1 year following a completed order. We will then dispose of your information by safely deleting all contact information we hold.

Provision of information

You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you by requesting this in writing, via the methods below:

  • E-mail to:
  • Write to: Black Cat Fireworks Ltd, Stamford Bridge Road, York, YO19 5LN

Please Note

We require 3 forms of proof of identity and address, such as a current passport, driving license and a recent utility bill.
If you believe that any information we are holding about you is incorrect or complete, please write to us or email us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

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