D&S PRECISION COATING SERVICES
Last updated April 2019
1.1 At D&S Precision Coatings Limited (Ltd), we care deeply about privacy. We believe in transparency and are committed to being upfront about our privacy practices including how we treat your personal information.
1.2 We know that you care about your privacy too. We respect and value the privacy of all our customers, associates and staff and will only collect and use personal data in a way that is consistent with our obligations and your rights under the law.
1.3 This policy explains how we collect, use and share information that identifies you or is associated with you (your “personal data”) when you use our website at www.dandsprecisioncoatings.co.uk or any of our services, or when we enter into any other business relationship with you and how we ensure that we act in accordance with your rights under the Data Protection Act (DPA) 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR).
2. WHAT WE COLLECT
2.1 We may collect the following information:
2.1.2 contact information including email address;
2.1.3 demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests; and
2.1.4 other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
3. WHAT WE DO WITH THE INFORMATION WE GATHER
3.1 We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
3.1.1 Internal record keeping.
3.1.2 We may use the information to improve our products and services.
3.1.3 We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
3.1.4 From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
5.1 A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
5.2 We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
5.3 Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie does not give us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
5.4 You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
6. SOCIAL MEDIA
6.1 We have a Social Media policy for our social media platforms. Whilst we may have official profiles on social media platforms, you are advised to verify authenticity of such profiles before engaging with and/or sharing information with such profiles. We will never ask you for your user password or your personal details on our social media platforms.
6.2 There may be instances where our website features social sharing buttons, which help share web content directly from web pages to the respective social media platforms. Social sharing buttons should be used at your own discretion and you accept that doing so, may publish content to a social media profile feed or page.
7. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
8. CONTROLLING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
8.1 We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
8.2 If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
9. YOUR RIGHTS (please see Exemptions below)
9.1 Under the DPA 2018 and the GDPR you have a number of important rights.
9.2 In summary these include rights to:
- Access to your personal data and to certain other information.
- Require us to correct any mistakes in your information which we hold.
- Require the erasure of your personal data in certain situations.
- Receive your personal data in a structured, commonly used machine-readable format and the right to request that we transfer that data to another controller.
- Object at any time to processing of your personal data for direct marketing.
- Object in certain other situations to our continued processing of your personal data.
- Restrict our processing of your personal data in certain circumstances.
- Claim compensation for damages caused by our breach of any data protection laws.
9.3 Where you request access to your personal data, we will always ask you to provide us with appropriate evidence of your identity. We will usually accept a photocopy of your passport certified by a solicitor/bank, together with an original copy of a utility bill showing your current address.
9.4 Some Exemptions to these rights – There are exemptions to these rights, for instance we may refuse you access to the data you require if it would reveal personal data about another person or if we are prevented from disclosing such information by law.
Or by post at this address:
D&S Precision Coatings Ltd 16a Eldon Way, Biggleswade SG18 8NH.
Company registration number: 04706071
Registered in England and Wales.
Telephone: 01767 600574
11.2 Your comments enable us as an organisation to learn and continuously improve our services.
11.3 However, if you have unresolved concerns, you also have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office at: https://ico.org.uk/concerns/ or by telephone on 0303 123 1113.