DATA PROTECTION LAWS
2.1 We are conscious of our legal responsibilities as a data controller and we support the principles of data protection reflected in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
2.2 We will always endeavour to ensure that the personal information we obtain and use will always be held, used, transferred and otherwise processed in accordance with our legal obligations.
PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
3.1 You do not have to provide any personal information in order to browse our websites.
3.2 However, if you wish to register on our websites or provide content for inclusion on our websites we will collect certain data, including personal data. The data we collect may include:
- Business contact information including your Name, Job Title, Business Name, Business Address, Business Phone Number and Email Address
- Information that you provide by completing forms on our website. This includes information provided at the time of uploading any material or using any service on our websites.
3.3 Whenever you contact us, we may also keep a record of that correspondence.
WHAT WE DO WITH THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
4.1 We obtain your personal data to help us understand your needs and provide you with a better website and to administer, manage, promote and publicise our Websites, and in particular for the following purposes:
- To process your enquiries
- To register you for and send you newsletters
- To provide you with a personalised service
- To conduct market research and business development
- To provide you with information about our promotions
- To maintain accounts and records
- For administration of registered user records
- To contact you in relation to our Websites and any connected services
- To evaluate the use that is being made of our Websites
- Any other purpose indicated at the time you voluntarily provide your personal information
5.1 A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive allowing websites to recognise one user from another.
5.4 Cookies help us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalised service for our Users. Cookies enable us to estimate our audience size, demographic and usage pattern to speed up your searches and to recognise you when you return to our Websites.
5.5 Our third-party suppliers that use also cookies are as follows:
- Google Analytics – this enables us to track our website traffic
- Webalizer – this enables us to track our website traffic
- YouTube – this enables us to display videos on our website
- Vimeo – this enables us to display videos on our website
5.6 Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but your web browser can be altered so as to prevent acceptance. Please visit allaboutcookies.org for guidance on how to turn off cookies.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
6.1 Our websites contain links to third party websites over which we have no control. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites to which you choose to link from this site.
6.2 We do not control third party websites or any of the content they contain and you expressly acknowledge and agree that we are in no way responsible or liable for any of those third party websites, including, without limitation, the content, policies, failures, promotions, products, services or actions of those websites and/or any damages, losses, failures or problems caused by, related to or arising from those websites.
6.3 We encourage you to review all policies, rules, terms and regulations, including the privacy policies, of each website that you visit.
7.1 With your prior consent, we may periodically use your personal information to send you automated email messages or promotional marketing materials regarding our services which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
7.2 From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may use the information to customise our Website according to your interests.
7.3 You may opt out of receiving such marketing email messages at any time, free of charge, by using the “unsubscribe” link provided, or by following the instructions in our marketing communications.
8.1 We have implemented reasonable technical and organisational measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorised access, use, alteration or disclosure. However, the Internet is an open system and we cannot guarantee that unauthorised third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes.
9.1 We may disclose your personal information to companies and individuals who perform business functions and services on our behalf. Such functions may include hosting the websites, analysing data and providing other support services.
9.2 We may also disclose your personal information if required by law.
OUTSIDE OF THE EEA
10.1 We may transfer personal information you provide to us to countries outside of the European Economic Area whose laws may not afford the same level of protection to your personal information. These countries may not have equivalent data protection legislation to the UK. However, when we transfer your personal information in this way we will endeavour to ensure that adequate safeguard measures are in place so that your personal data is treated in a way that is consistent with and which respects the UK laws on data protection.
CONTROLLING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
11.1 We will keep your personal information for as long as necessary for the purposes for which it was collected, to provide you with services and to conduct our legitimate business interests or where otherwise required by law. You can ask for your data to be removed from our systems at any time.
11.2 You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by contacting us at email@example.com
13.1 If you have any questions regarding this statement or your personal information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org