Privacy Policy

We are committed to full compliance with the DATA PROTECTION ACT 1998 and GDPR legislation. Any personal data collected in the course of our activities will be treated in accordance with these Acts.

Who we are

Stirks Family Butchers began in 2010, but Johns love for butchery started way before this at the tender age of 14. He got himself a job in his local butchers Davidsons and 10 years on, after learning from the best, John bought Davidsons at the age of 24 and the rest is history.

Address: Stirks Butchers, 9 Stockton Terrace, Sunderland, SR2 9RQ

Owner contact email:

We aim to be clear when we collect your data and not do anything with it that you wouldn’t reasonably expect. Developing a better understanding of our customers and those that support us allows us to use the data that we gather to make better decisions about how we do things.

This privacy policy helps us to share with you how we use your data and how you can hold us to account for that.

What information do we collect?

We collect a variety of personal information such as name and contact information when you complete our contact form. Most of the information we collect will have been provided by you or created through use of our services. We collect this information from you through our websites and newsletter sign up.

How do we use your data?

We use your information mainly to provide you with products and services, to understand our customer needs and improve the products and services we offer.

Your rights

Unless you ask us not to, we will tell you about products and services we offer and about opportunities to support us. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in all of our emails or by emailing:

How we ensure the safety of your data

Your data is stored within our Mailchimp account for sending you newsletters. All of your data is held securely, with strict access controlled in the UK.

Sharing information

We will not share any of your information with any other third parties without your agreement unless required in order to fulfil our contract with you, required by our regulators or allowed by law.

If you have any questions you can:
Or write to us: Stirks Butchers, 9 Stockton Terrace, Sunderland, SR2 9RQ

Types of Data collected

We use Cookies to understand users and remember their preferences, for the sole purpose of providing the service required by the User.

Users are responsible for any Personal Data of third parties obtained, published or shared through this Application and confirm that they have the third party’s consent to provide the Data to the Owner.

Personal Data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

  • Analytics

    The services contained in this section enable the Owner to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behaviour.

    Google Analytics (Google Inc.)

    Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Application, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.
    Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

  • Contacting the User

    Mail List (MailChimp)

    By registering on the mailing list or for the newsletter, the User’s email address will be added to the contact list of those who may receive email messages containing information of commercial or promotional nature concerning this website.

    Personal Data collected: email address, first name and last name.

    Contact form (This Application)

    By filling in the contact form with their Data, the User authorizes Stirks to use these details to reply to requests for information, quotes or any other kind of request as indicated by the form’s header.

    Personal Data collected: email address, first name and last name.


    Page last updated: 21/05/2018