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Privacy Policy

I, Michelle Clayford of Black Cats & Unicorns Celebrancy, am committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. I will never sell your data.


Personal data is information which relates to a living individual who can be identified from that information.


The legal basis for collection and use of your personal data is to:


Arrange and carry out services as agreed within your booking.


Explicit Approval


Michelle Clayford gained your explicit approval to collect, hold and process your personal data as set out below on your booking form when you engaged their services.


How Michelle Clayford will use your personal data


In their capacity as an Independent Celebrant will use your personal data to the extent necessary to:


• Carry out your booking

• Contacting you when necessary in relation to your booking

• Receiving payment

• Other relevant organisation/individual (e.g. florist, venue, Funeral Director, etc.)


Michelle Clayford has taken appropriate measures to safeguard personal data under their control against unauthorised access, unlawful or accidental destruction or accidental loss.

Data Storage


Your personal data will be stored electronically and password protected/documentation in hard copy will be stored in a locked cupboard.


Data Retention Policy


Your data will be retained whilst your booking is being arranged and after the event has taken place. Thereafter, unless otherwise agreed I, Michelle Clayford of Black Cats & Unicorns, may continue to hold some of your personal data for a further period of five years to ensure compliance with Company Law and HMRC Statutory VAT reporting requirements. Where there is no requirement to continue to hold your personal data I, Michelle Clayford of Black Cats & Unicorns, will destroy it.


Right of Access


You have the right to obtain confirmation that your personal data is being processed Michelle Clayford of Black Cats & Unicorns Celebrancy, and what personal data is held.

You may make your request at any time and by any reasonable means (letter, telephone, email) although it is preferred that you make contact in writing, detailing the precise nature of your request so that there can be no misunderstanding.


Further information is available from the Information Commissioners Office website on how to make a request.


Within seven days of receiving your request I, Michelle Clayford, will send you a written acknowledgement noting when you can expect to receive a response. Within 30 days of your request I, Michelle Clayford of Black Cats & Unicorns Celebrancy, will provide you with the information that is held in a structured, commonly used and machinereadable format except where I, Michelle Clayford, have agreed with you that this would be not be possible, or that it would involve undue expense, in which case I may make the information available to you to view on a screen.

Right to Complain

If you believe that there is a problem with how I, Michelle Clayford of Black Cats & Unicorns Celebrancy, is collecting, holding and processing your personal data you have the right to complain. Initially you should address your complaint to Michelle Clayford of Black Cats & Unicorns Celebrancy


 I, Michelle Clayford, will respond to your complaint within ten days.


You also have the right to address your complaint to the Information Commissioners Office.

Tel: 0303 123 1113



Contact Information:


Michelle Clayford

Black Cats & Unicorns Celebrancy

47 Blenkinsop Way, Leeds, LS10 4GG


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