Vintage Retro & Reclaimed Discoveries
THE STORY SO FAR….
Now established for over 10 years, Ark vintage took over the the old Alders Department store in Camberley in 2011 to provide over 9000 square feet of floor space to show our massive and evolving range of vintage, shabby chic, retro and urban/industrial style furniture and accessories.
With a massive range of artisan crafted dining tables and furniture always in stock or available to order together with a large and eclectic mix of rescued and carefully revived antiques, up-cycled furniture, shabby chic painted and industrial finds we are the leading supplier of vintage style in the South. Whether you are looking for inspiration, or something specific we can help.
In the past we have helped individuals and businesses including The White Company, Jack Wills, and River Island to name but a few. Our Amish Barn Stars are now more popular than ever having been used to stylise a recent catalogue for The White Company.
We love the idea of using pre-loved vintage and antique furniture as unique treasures in the home. They bring character, individuality and style by the old, and slightly dented, bucketful.
If you have any questions please contact us via the contact page
The Ark hope to provide you with a little inspiration from our selection of products:
- Antique furniture
- Shabby chic and painted furniture
- Vintage French furniture
- Home accessories (vintage, antique and pre-loved)
- Vintage linens and fabrics
- Amish Barn Stars
- Beautiful hand crafted vintage wooden boxes
- The items available online are processed using your PayPal account. You can also use credit and debit cards via our secure hosted checkout.
- Frenchic paint (Official stockist)
TRADE AND INTERIOR DESIGN
We have supplied pubs, clubs, cafes, and bars etc and work with a number of interior designers. We have also supplied Jack Wills and The White Company with items for shop fitting and photo shoots.
Our scale and sourcing expertise enables us to sell at low prices, indeed many prominent local, and so local shops, centre and garden centres buy from us for resale. Normally using one off vintage pieces, but we also design with the client free standing units and tables.
If you have a project for home or work please get in touch and discuss options. We also sell some items in bulk at wholesale reduced prices, minimum orders and spend apply.
Please mail me via the contact page for details, the shop staff may not always be able to deal with these requests. We wholesale many items. A VAT invoice can be provided where applicable. Minimum orders apply.
It’s now the law, so we are letting you know how we have been, and will continue to meet our requirements.
We will :-
Collect ONLY the minimum data necessary to provide our services.
Use Your Data only for the purpose for which it is supplied.
Not share Your Data, with anyone, without your prior permission.
Remove Your Data from our system at your request.
Subject to some limitations, as described below.
The Data we collect
For almost all our services, the only personal data that we require is your email address and sometimes a telephone number. We do not store personal or bank/card details this is dealt with by World pay in the shop and PayPal online via a remote site.
What we will do with your data
We will use your e-mail address and telephone number to post the item/s you have ordered. This is for the purpose of notififying you of arrival. We use DPD and the post office you can check their protocols via their own web sites.
If you signed up for information and news etc we will send you :-
- Short, occasional, e-mails informing you of offers and new stock etc in addition any important changes to our policies.
What we will not do with your data
We will NOT :-
- Pass any of your personal data to any third party (unless legally required to do so).
- Send you un-solicited marketing unless you have signed up to receive it.
What we do with Your Data (Processing we perform)
If you have registered on our website (and thereby provided us with your e-mail address), we will use Your Data to allow you access the site and / or to send you our updates and offers by e-mail. These are stored on Mail Chimp, they have there own GDPR policy which is very highly rated too.
Your “right to be forgotten” (Unsubscribe)
You may, at any time, request that your e-mail address be removed from our database(s) and we aim to do this within 24 hours.
When we do this, we will also remove any other personal data you may have added to your Profile.
Limits to be aware of
Please note that the “right to be forgotten” is not absolute, or unlimited. Specifically :-
- It does not include removal of contributed content (e.g. Posts and replies to posts), except where those contain personal information.
- It does not override our rights to secure our systems and protect our users by, for example, maintaining “black-lists” of email and IP addresses associated with abusive behaviour (e.g. spamming, trolling, etc.).
About IP Addresses and Server Logs
We will use our web server logs to analyse the use of our web site.
When you visit arkvintage.com, your IP Address is recorded in our log files, along with the pages visited. These logs allow us to analyse how our site is used, and to diagnose any errors.
Our server logs do not tell us who you are or where you live.
An IP Address (IPA) only becomes Personal Data when combined with other information; many people can use the same IPA, and a single person can use multiple IPAs.
Our use of Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our site, so we can improve it over time.
To provide this information, Google may set and use anonymized cookies.
Controlling information shared with Google
You can control the information Google associates with your web activity (in Google’s words you can “opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads”) using the Google Ads Settings.
You can also use the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.
We use “Cookies” (small files downloaded and maintained by your browser) to record session information, or to ensure that visitors are not repeatedly sent the same banner ads.
You can choose not to accept Cookies (i.e. to “opt out” of receiving them) by adjusting the Preferences in your browser. Refer to your browser’s Help facility if you are unsure how to do this.
Other information You may provide to Us
If you give us your postal address, you will receive only the service for which you provided it. We will never send out un-solicited postal mail, nor share that information with any other organisation.
If you give us your telephone number, we will only call you in direct regard to the specific purpose for which you did so.
Use of our partner sites
To support the development of our site, we have relationships with other companies that we allow to place ads on our Web pages. Should you “click through” to any of our partners, such as Frenchic or our FB page, we encourage you to consult the Privacy Policies of those sites.
Security Rating – Keeping your data safe
Arkvintage has operated full-site security (using the secure https protocol) for many years, and our security setup is graded A by Qualsys SSL Labs
If we change this Policy
If our information practices change, we will contact you for your consent before we use your data for any new purpose.
Who We Are and How to Contact Us
We are AT THE ARK Limited, a UK Company. For the purposes of GDPR, we act both as Data Controller and Data Processor in the provision of our services.
You may email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.