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Privacy Policy


At Slightly Unusual Ltd we appreciate that your personal data is important to you and so we are committed to protecting your privacy and any personal data that we hold. We collect information from you when you visit our website, our pages on social media, and when you contact us either online or over the telephone. This privacy policy and our use of your data has been designed to uphold the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In being transparent, this policy explains the types of data we collect, how we use it, and how we ensure that your privacy is maintained, along with explaining your legal rights regarding your data.


If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy and how we use and store your personal data please direct them to our Managing Director using the contact information below:



We will update this policy over time so please revisit it to check any new changes that have been made.


Who are we?


We are Slightly Unusual Ltd - home of award winning magical entertainment including illusions. Our registered company address is Trelawney, Hatherton Street, Cheslyn Hay, South Staffordshire, WS6 7HS.


What data do we collect?

We collect two types of data from you: personal data and non-personal data so some or all of the following may be collected from you depending on how you use our website.


Personal Data

  • Name and/or company name

  • Contact details (e.g. address, phone number, email address)

  • Payment details (e.g. bank account, debit/credit card details)


Non-Personal Data

  • Other details related to your enquiry / booking with us (e.g. venue address)

  • Details related to how you used our website (e.g. how you interact with our website, the browser and computer system used, IP address)

  • Details available on social media and other publicly available information (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)


If you enquire with us or make a booking for our services, we will collect both types of data so that we can discuss your requirements and fulfill your booking needs: your personal details as well as specific details about your event will be collected. As stated on our website, if you provide your contact details you are choosing to receive email updates and information from us with regards to your booking and our services. You can opt out of these at any time.


Will your data be shared with any third parties?

As securing your data is important to us, we take appropriate measures to protect any personal data that we collect. We will never sell or distribute your personal data to a third party. However, we do contract with trusted service providers as detailed below:


  • We may sometimes contract with trusted service providers to provide goods and services on our behalf. These may include payment processing, delivery of goods, search engine facilities, advertising, marketing and IT systems. This will sometimes necessitate the transfer of your personal data to those trusted service providers.

  • Where we transfer your data to our trusted service providers we will have confirmed that they will apply data protection and security measures to the same standard we would. We will always impose contractual terms on all of our providers to ensure your data remains secure.

  • In certain limited circumstances we may be legally required to share your personal data – for example where we are involved in legal proceedings, where we complying with a court order, regulatory requirement or government department with appropriate legal authority to compel us to do so.


What is the legal basis to use your information?

Under the GDPR we will only process your data where we have a legitimate reason because you have consented to it or because we are complying with legal obligations. Legitimate reasons for using data include:


  • Providing information to potential customers in order to deal with their enquiries about the entertainment packages we offer

  • Handling customer accounts, bookings, payments and complaints

  • Promoting and marketing our services, and where appropriate personalising special offers

  • Requesting feedback to improve our services and maintain high standards throughout

  • Learning about customers interests to develop new services and entertainment packages

  • Preventing and detecting fraud against both you and Slightly Unusual Ltd


Some specific examples are:


  • If you have provided your telephone number we may use it to call or text you to discuss matters relating to your enquiry and/or booking with us.

  • If you send us an email, or fill out our enquiry form online, we will collect your email address and the full content of your email, including attached files and the text of your email.

  • If you complete one of our feedback forms we may use your first name and the feedback provided as a post on to our social media pages.


What are cookies and how are they used?


Cookies are small data files that are used on our website along with many other websites to maximise your browsing experience and collect statistical data. They allow us to track movements through our website and recognise repeat visitors, facilitate your access to and use of the website and allows the website to track usage behaviour. This in turn allows content and service improvement and enables us to tailor our website and advertising to better match your interests and preferences. No personal data is stored in or gathered from these cookies, just the statistical data (other than the cookie itself, which is defined as personal data under GDPR). All cookies used by and on our website are used in accordance with the current cookie law. By giving us your consent, you are allowing us to provide the best possible experience to you. Please bear in mind that although you may refuse consent to cookies,certain parts of our website may then not function correctly.

Specific functions of cookies that are on our website include:

  • Ensuring that our website functions and has features that you’ve asked for; without these the website may not work as intended.

  • Automatically remembering the choices that you may make in order to improve your experience on the website (e.g. selecting desired layout or language)

  • Collecting non-personal data about you to track the performance of our website. (e.g. Google Analytics)

  • Tracking your behaviour and then using that information on a individual basis to advertise products and/or services based on the behavioural data collected.


How long will your data be stored for?


We will store your personal data in order to assist you with your enquiry, your booking, your payments and feedback for our services. After this we may keep your details stored to send updates and special offers from time to time regarding our services. You are able to unsubscribe from our emails using the link provided in them. We may keep our customers’ details for longer for tax and insurance purposes. It is you right to remove your details at any time, however, should you wish to remove them all before the date of your booking, please bear in mind that it would be impossible for us to communicate with you regarding your booking.


What rights do you have?

Here are the detailed rights that you have with regard to your personal data under the GDPR. You can exercise any of these rights by contacting us on the above contact details:


  • the right to be informed about what data we hold and how we use it;  

  • the right to access the information we hold about you;

  • the right to rectify any data that we have about you if it is inaccurate;

  • the right to erase any data about yourself in certain circumstances;

  • the right to restrict how your personal data is processed;

  • the right have your data in a portable format if you wish to transfer it to another company;

  • the right to object if you disagree with certain types of processing;

  • the right not to be subject to automated decision-making including profiling;


How can you raise a complaint?

If you wish to discuss any matters about your personal data, discuss this privacy policy or raise a complaint please contact our Managing Director at


If after raising a complaint with us, you feel dissatisfied with our response you may contact The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). This is the UK’s supervisory authority and can be accessed via or by calling their helpline on 0303 123 1113.

Policy last updated February 2022

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