We value your privacy and will not misuse your information. This privacy notice has been based on the UK General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and lets you know how we collect information about you, what information we collect, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others, how we keep it secure and what your rights are.
How we collect information about you?
We collect information from you when you:
Communicate with us by post, phone or email us directly.
Use our website, for example, when you contact us about goods and services or complete our contact form.
We automatically collect some information about your visit to our website using Google Analytics, none of this information personally identifies you.
What information do we collect?
The information we may collect from you can include:
Identity data - your first and last name and job title.
Contact information - billing address, delivery address, email address and telephone numbers.
Project data - information relevant to the project we are working on for you.
Transaction data - including details about payments to and from you.
Usage and technical data - Including information about how you use and interact with our website, collected by Google Analytics. If you use the contact form on our website, your Internet Protocol (IP) address is logged automatically. However, all IP addresses and server logs are anonymised.
How do we use your information?
We will only use your personal information when we are legally permitted to do so. We may use your personal information for the following purposes:
To provide you with information, goods and services that you have requested.
To maintain contact and communication with you during the course of a potential or new project.
To process and deliver your order.
To send statements and invoices to you, and collect payments from you.
To maintain our own internal records and accounts.
To monitor and improve our website using the information collected by cookies with your consent.
To comply with any legal or regulatory obligations.
Disclosure of your information
We will not share, sell or distribute your personal information to third parties for marketing purposes.
We may disclose your personal information to our insurers and/or professional advisers where necessary for the purposes of obtaining and maintaining insurance coverage, obtaining professional advice and managing legal disputes.
We will disclose your personal information if required to do so by law.
How do we secure your information?
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical and electronic procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect from you. Any data stored will always be password protected and/or protected by encryption.
All data transmitted between this website and your web browser is encrypted with an SSL certificate and delivered over HTTPS, so your data is safe and secure. You should see a padlock icon in your browser to confirm this.
Paper records are stored in a locked filing cabinet.
How long do we keep your information?
We will only retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.
Your rights in relation to your information
Under certain circumstances, you have rights under data protection laws in relation to your personal data. These include:
Your right of access - You have the right to ask for copies of your personal information.
Your right to rectification - You have the right to ask us to rectify information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.
Your right to erasure - You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information.
Your right to restriction of processing - You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your information.
Your right to object to processing - You have the right to object to us processing your information.
Your right to data portability - You have the right to ask that we transfer the information you gave us from one organisation to another, or give it to you.
You can see more about these rights HERE
You also have the right to complain to the ICO https://ico.org.uk if you feel there is a problem with the way we are handling your data. We would be grateful if you would contact us first if you do have a complaint so that we can try to resolve it for you.
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The cookies we use relate to Google Analytics and any strictly necessary cookies essential to using our website and its features.
To help protect your privacy further the Google Analytics tracking code for this website, has been set to anonymise your IP address. More information about Google’s IP address anonymisation can be found HERE
Google Analytics can be disabled across all websites HERE
Links to other websites
Where we provide links to other websites, this privacy notice does not cover how that organisation processes personal information. You should read the privacy notices on the other websites you visit.
Children aged 16 or under
Our website is not meant for the use of children under the age of sixteen. We ask that children do not provide personal information through our website. If we become aware that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of sixteen, then we will delete that information from my records.
How to contact us
If you have questions about this privacy notice, please call us on 01226 761188 or contact us via our email address email@example.com
This privacy notice was last reviewed in August 2023 and is subject to change from time to time.