This policy is occasionally updated so we suggest you re-review from time to time.
Certain businesses are required under the data protection act to have a data controller. For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 any enquiries should be sent to email@example.com or in writing by post.
1 – Information we collect
In operating our business, we may collect and process the following data about you:
1.1 Information provided to us when you communicate with us for any reason.
1.2 Information that you provide such as when you register to receive information such as a catalogue or newsletter or when you contact us.
1.3 Details of your visits to our website and the resources that you access including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblog statistics and other communication data.
On occasion, we may gather information about your computer for our services, and to provide statistical information regarding the use of our website.
Such information will not identify you personally, it is statistical data about our visitors and their use of our site. This statistical data does not identify any personal details whatsoever. It is used by us to analyse how visitors interact with the website so that we can continue to develop and improve our services.
We may gather information about your general internet use by using cookies automatically downloaded to your computer that contain information transferred to your computer’s hard drive. All computers have the ability to decline cookies. In most cases, this can be done by activating the setting on your browser which enables you to decline the cookies. Please note that should you choose to decline cookies, you may experience issues when accessing particular areas of our website.
3 – Use of your information
The information that we collect and store relating to you is primarily used to enable us to provide our services to you. In addition, we may use the information for the following purposes:
3.1 To provide you with information requested from us relating to our products or services and to provide information on other products which we feel may be of interest to you if you have consented to receive such information.
3.2 To meet our contractual commitments to you.
3.3 To notify you about any changes to our business or products that may affect our service.
3.4 If you are an existing customer, we may contact you with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale to you.
3.5 We may use your data so that you can be provided with information about unrelated goods and services which we consider may be of interest to you. We may contact you about these goods and services by any of the methods that you consented to at the time your information was collected.
3.6 If you are a new customer, we will only contact you when you have provided consent and only by those means you provided consent for.
3.7 If you do not want us to use your data you will have the opportunity to withhold your consent to this when you provide your details to us.
3.8 We do not reveal personal information about individuals to our affiliates, but we may, on occasion, provide them with aggregate statistical information about our visitors such as your area of residence or age group.
4 – Storing your personal data
4.1 Data that is provided to us is stored on secure servers.
4.2 The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of data sent to us electronically and the transmission of such data is entirely at your own risk.
5 – Disclosing your information
5.1 We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
5.2.1 Where we are legally required to disclose your information.
5.2.2 To assist fraud protection and minimise credit risk.
6 – Third party links
You might find links to third party websites on our Website. These websites should have their own privacy policies which you should check. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies.
7 – Access to information
The Data Protection Act 1998 gives you the right to access the information that we hold about you. Should you wish to receive details that we hold about you please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
8 – Contacting us
Any queries, comments or requests you may have regarding this policy should be sent to email@example.com or in writing to us.