When you email us, or use a contact form within this site, we will use your email address for the purposes of administering your query and responding to you. We will not publish your email address on our Site. By emailing you give us consent to send you occasional emails that keep you up-to-date or market our services. We will however not share your email address or any other personal details you provide us with to any third parties.
Cookies – we may use “cookies” to help us recognise you on any return visits you make to our Site and to make any form filling procedures easier for you. Cookies are small pieces of information which will be stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. The cookies used by us will not give us any personal details about you.
When do we collect your personal data?
Any individual may access personal data related to them if they request it.
What sort of personal data do we collect?
How and why do we use your personal data?
We want to give you the best possible customer experience. One way to achieve that is to get the richest picture we can of who you are by combining the data we have about you. We then use this to offer you promotions, products and services that are most likely to interest you.
The data privacy law allows this as part of our legitimate interest in understanding our customers and providing the highest levels of service. Of course, if you wish to change how we use your data, you’ll find details in the ‘What are my rights?’ section below.
Remember, if you choose not to share your personal data with us, or refuse certain contact permissions, we might not be able to provide some services you’ve asked for.
How do we protect your personal data?
We know how much data security matters to all our customers. With this in mind we will treat your data with the utmost care and take all appropriate steps to protect it.
We secure access to all transactional areas of our websites and apps using ‘https’ technology.
Access to your personal data is password-protected, and sensitive data (such as payment card information) is secured by SSL encryption. We regularly monitor our system for possible vulnerabilities and attacks, and we carry out penetration testing to identify ways to further strengthen security.
What are you rights over your personal data?
An overview of your different rights:
You have the right to request:
To ask for your information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. To ask for your information to be amended, please contact email@example.com. If we choose not to action your request we will explain to you the reasons for our refusal.
Your right to withdraw consent
Whenever you have given us your consent to use your personal data, you have the right to change your mind at any time and withdraw that consent.
Where we rely on our legitimate interest
In cases where we are processing your personal data on the basis of our legitimate interest, you can ask us to stop for reasons connected to your individual situation. We must then do so unless we believe we have a legitimate overriding reason to continue processing your personal data.
You have the right to stop the use of your personal data for direct marketing activity through all channels, or selected channels. We must always comply with your request.
Checking your identity
To protect the confidentiality of your information, we will ask you to verify your identity before proceeding with any request you make under this Privacy Notice. If you have authorised a third party to submit a request on your behalf, we will ask them to prove they have your permission to act.
How can you stop the use of your personal data direct marketing
There are three ways you can stop direct marketing communications from us:
Please note that you may continue to receive communications for a short period after changing your preferences while our systems are fully updated.