We gather and use certain information about individuals in order to provide products and services and to enable certain functions on this website.
We also collect information to better understand how visitors use this website and to present timely, relevant information to them.
Under data protection law, you have rights we need to make you aware of. The rights available to you depend on our reason for processing your information.
You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information. This right always applies. There are some exemptions, which means you may not always receive all the information we process.
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. This right always applies.
You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances. If you have agreed that we can use your information for marketing purposes or subscribed to our email updates, you can change your mind easily, via one of these methods:
You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your information in certain circumstances.
You have the right to object to processing if we are able to process your information because the process is in our legitimate interests.
This only applies to information you have given us. You have the right to ask that we transfer the information you gave us from one organisation to another, or give it to you. The right only applies if we are processing information based on your consent or under, or in talks about entering into a contract and the processing is automated.
If you have any cause for complaint about our use of your personal data, please contact Kimberley Taylor, firstname.lastname@example.org and we will do our best to resolve the issue for you. If we are unable to help, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the UK’s supervisory authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office.
For further information about your rights, please visit: The ICO Website
Most of the personal information we process is provided to us directly by you for one of the following reasons:
*The brackets highlight our legal basis for processing your data.
We may collect the following information which directly identifies you as a user:
The amount of data stored will vary based on your reason for communicating with us. However, we will not ask for more data than is necessary to complete the request. Furthermore, we will only store your personal data for as long as is needed to complete the request, except if it is necessary for our compliance with certain legal obligations to retain the data.
We also use third party cookies to collect certain information, which does not directly identify you to us as a user, about your mobile device, computer hardware and software. This may include the following:
This data is processed in order to improve our website and the content that we provide on it. We also use third party cookies to serve you adverts on social media platforms. These identify you as a user to the processor but not to us. See below the section on cookies for more information.
Depending upon our reason for processing your data, it may be processed by a third-party processor. We have contracts in place with all of our third-party processors (including our sub-contractors) in order to protect the use of your data. This means that they cannot do anything with your personal information unless we have instructed them to do it. They will not share your personal information with any organisation apart from us.
They will hold it securely and retain it for the period we instruct.
By providing your personal data to us, you agree to this transfer, storing and processing. We do our utmost to ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to make sure that your data is stored securely. Unfortunately, the sending of information via the internet is not totally secure and on occasion, such information can be intercepted.
We cannot guarantee the security of data that you choose to send us electronically, sending such information is entirely at your own risk.
In the event of an actual or suspected data breach or if you have any concerns regarding the handling of personal data within our business, you must notify us immediately. We must and will notify the relevant Data Protection Authority with 72 hours of any actual or suspected breach.
A cookie is a small file placed on your computer’s hard drive. It enables our website to identify your computer as you view different pages on our website.
Cookies allow websites and applications to store your preferences in order to present content, options or functions that specific to you. They also enable us to see information like how many people use the website and what pages they tend to visit.
Analytical cookies allow us to monitor user behaviour on our webpage. This enables us to analyse user journeys and improve the structure of and content on the webpage.
However, please note that doing this may affect how our website functions. Some pages and services may become unavailable to you.