24th May 2018
When we use your personal data we are regulated under the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and we are responsible as ‘controller’ of that personal data for the purposes of the GDPR.
How we collect your personal information
There are lots of ways you may share/we collect your personal information:
In operating our website we may collect and process the following data about you:
Personal information we receive from publicly available sources
We may acquire Data from publicly availably sources such as Companies House, search engines or third party websites.
Marketing and Business communications
We may use your personal data to send you news updates (by email, telephone or post) and information about our services that might be of interest to you.
We have a legitimate interest in processing your personal data for marketing and business communications. This means we do not usually need your consent to send you such material. However, where consent is needed, we will ask for this separately.
You have the right to opt out of receiving marketing and business communications at any time, or to update your marketing preferences by using the ‘unsubscribe’ link in emails.
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.
Changes to your personal information
It is important that the personal information we hold about you is accurate and up to date. Please keep us informed if any of your personal information changes.
How long we hold your personal information
We will only retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which we collected it for, including for the purpose of any legal, accounting or reporting requirements.
On occasion, we may gather information about your computer for our services and to provide statistical information regarding the use of our website to our advertisers.
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.
Similarly to the above, we may gather information about your general internet use by using a cookie file. Where used, these cookies are downloaded to your computer automatically. This cookie file is stored on the hard drive of your computer as cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our website and the service that we provide to you.
All computers have the ability to decline cookies. 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 be unable to access particular parts of our website.
You may 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 whatsoever as we have no control over them.
Making a complaint
GDPR gives you right to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner who may be contacted at https://ico.org.uk/concerns or by telephone on: 0303 123 1113.
If you have any questions about this privacy notice or the information we hold about you, please write to us at the address below:
FAO Data Protection Officer
Anabas, 2 Pioneer Court, Darlington, County Durham DL1 4WD
We do update this Policy from time to time so please do review this Policy regularly.