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The Zest-it.com website is an information only site, if you need information about Retailers or Zest-it Stockist please see the Stockist pages.
Or you can contact us between 10.00 am to 1.00 pm Monday to Friday 

Phone: +44 (0) 116 2341001 
or  support at zest-it dot com
GDPR below.


Zest-it Retailer and Trade Enquiries

Zest-it products are not sold from this website,
please see the Stockist pages for International, UK Retailers and Online. 



Q. Are your products REACH registered?
A. Yes, all the requirements are fulfilled.

Q. Are your products free from animal testing?
A. Yes, Our manufacturers/suppliers have declarations that no animal testing is used.
Many of the elements of our products have been around for an exceedingly long time,
have proved their worth and no further testing is necessary.

Q. Are your products vegan?
A. Yes. We do not offer products that contain animal by-products.

Q. I am pregnant can I use your products?
A. Yes. There is no evidence of toxicity to reproduction or the unborn.

Q. Can I throw used product down the sink?
A. No! It is the users responsibility to dispose of used product in safe manner
 (see bottom of this page for Disposal)

Q. Can you tell me the county of origin of your products?
A. Yes. The UK

Q. Can you tell me the country of origin of your materials?

A. We have many materials that come together to make the whole product,
we source these from different suppliers and we do not share this information.

Q. Do you use ethical suppliers/manufacturers?
A. Yes. Like us, our suppliers are specialist, ethical companies, with an environmental focus.

Q. Are your bottles plastic?
A. Yes, they need to be a special type of plastic to hold the product, however they are recyclable.
Where possible the user should recycle the container.

Q. Do your products have high VOC?
A. No. Our product have low or no VOC's.

Q. Are your products harmful to the environment?
A. Not unless disposed of irresponsibly by the user.

Q. Are your products ozone friendly?
A. Yes.  They do not contain CFC's or Aromatics.

Q. Are your products biodegradable?
A. Yes. Our products are biodegradable.


1 About Privacy
This is the privacy policy of J and T Blackman Ltd (t/a Zest-it) it explains privacy in relation to the data and information we collect in relation to visitors and customers. We keep data confidential. We comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the GDPR (General data protection regulation) (EU 2016). We do not sell data to anyone.

2 About Us
Zest-it is the trading name of J and T Blackman Limited. We are a VAT registered Limited company registered in England and Wales.
Zest-it and the Logo are Registered Trade Marks.
Our business address is The Store Room. Foxholes Road. Leicester LE3 1TH
Our registered office
Philip Barnes & Co The Old Council Chambers, Halford Street, Tamworth, Staffordshire, England, B79 7RB.

3 How to contact us
Please write to the above address, or email us at support@zest-it.com  we aim to reply within 1 working day.
 For product information bottletop@zest-it.com

4 The type of data we hold
If you have an account with us then the details will include:- address; telephone number; fax number; mobile number; web address, email address. Your login details, including username and password. Shipping address if different.
If you order from us via our websites then the details include:- all of the above also purchase order numbers and transaction details. Other information you may supply.
If you have any queries or need support then the details will include:- any information you supply to us in relation to the query.
We do not take or hold Credit or Debit Card details.

5 What happens to the data
For the supply of goods, management of your account and services, records are kept as long as required by law. Legal requirements for administration and where reasonably required to protect vital interests.

6 Data and unauthorised access
You are responsible for keeping your user name, password and login details confidential and secure.
 All data we store within the EU, we take all reasonable steps to keep your data secure and prevent unauthorised access, we use SSL protection online.

7 Cookies
Cookies are small text files that web pages can save on your computer. Cookies are necessary for the technical operation of websites, they help with logins, shopping baskets, stock control, and other functions.
Some examples would be Cart - shopping cart helper; Category - category page info; Currency - preferred currency; Customer: Auth: Info: Id: - encrypted customer information to allow purchases; Guest - guest viewing help; Product - product on page;

8 Your rights
If you have an account with us then most of your data will be viewable there. You are entitled to a copy of the personal data we hold on you, if you would like to exercise that right, please contact us by email at support@zest-it.com with Subject Access Request in the subject line allowing one month for delivery.
If we are sending marketing literature (paper based or electronic) you can ask us to stop doing so.
You are entitled to ask for us to correct any errors or inaccuracies in personal data by using the contact details above we will respond within one month.

9 Third-party websites
Links to third-party websites may appear on our websites. Such third-party websites are not our responsibility. You visit and use them at your own risk.

10 Legal status and changes to the policy
The privacy policy in not intended and does not form any part of a contract or other legal rights in or on behalf of any party other than those that already exist in law separately.
We may change the policy at anytime by publishing a newer version on our website. You are responsible for reviewing our website for any changes. By using our websites and services after any such change you will be considered to have accepted the changes.

11 Definition of words used
Personal Data means - any data which constitutes personal data under the Data Protection Act 1998 or General Data Protection Regulation and in relation to which you are the data subject.
We, our or us means - J and T Blackman Ltd.
You or your means - you our guest, visitor, customer this includes anyone who visits our websites, registers for an account or purchases anything from us.
Your data means - all data and information which you have supplied and we hold.
Services means - any service supplied by us whether free or paid, this includes our websites and any services, features or functionality of our websites.
Websites means - our internet websites whose addresses are www dot zest-it dot com; www dot zest-it dot co dot uk; www dot zest-it dot biz; www dot zest-it dot info; www dot dippennibs dot co dot uk; www dot jacquiblackman dot co dot uk; www dot artywax dot co dot uk ; www dot vintagenibs dot co dot uk; www dot zest-it dot shop;

Copyright J and T Blackman Ltd Jan 2024


Our other websites
www.zest-it.biz our trade website for Zest-it Retailers.
www.zest-it.shop for all zest-it products
www.jacquiblackman.co.uk my personal site for painting techniques.
www.artywax.co.uk for information about using Cold Wax Painting Medium