1.0 PRIVACY & DATA PROTECTION
- We value your privacy and the protection of your personal information and data.
- We not collect any data we do not need or wish to use. .
- We will never send spam or unnecessary emails, and we will always provide an opt out of our marketing emails if you have previously opted to receive them.
- We will only pass on your information with your clear consent, such as applying for jobs/vacancies. We do not sell or distribute data in any other format.
We have built this website to comply with the following legislations/laws with regards to protecting your data and privacy:
- UK Data Protection Act 1988 (DPA)
- EU Data Protection Directive 1995 (DPD)
- EU General Data Protection Regulation 2018 (GDPR)
3.0 PERSONAL INFORMATION THAT WE COLLECT AND WHY WE COLLECT IT
This website collects and uses personal information for the following reasons:
3.1 Site tracking
Like many other websites, our site uses Google Analytics to track users around the site. We can use this information to track the number of people visiting our website, with the hope of better understanding how they interact with our pages, and track their journey and end destination so that we can improve our user experience. We also take note of how the user reached our site should the site they come from provide referal information.
Google Analytics tracks information such as your general location, the type of device, software you are using to browse the internet and the operating system your computer uses. We can not use any of this data to personally identify you. Google does records the IP address that your computer is using, which can be used to identify you but this data is not accessible to us, as Google does not grant access to this.
This tracking is done with the aid of cookies that Google places on your computer via our Google Analytic code, more information about this can be found on Google’s developer guides.
You can disable cookies in your internet browser which will stop Google from tracking your visit to our site and pages but we have also provided helpful tool sthat should help you manage the cookie we use on computer by clicking the option (Cog icon) in the bottom right of your screen.
3.2 Contact forms
If you opt to contact us using the form on our homepage or Contact us page, none of the data that you supply will be passed to or processed by any third party data processors. The data will be emailed directly to us over (SMTP). Our servers are protected by SSL which means that the email content is encrypted before being sent across the internet.
4.0 HOW WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
When you contact us via our contact form or make a purchase on our website we store your personal information on our server. We ensure that your personal information is kept securely and utilise SSL connections at all times. You can request to view or remove your personal information by clicking the icon in the bottom right of your screen.
5.0 ABOUT THIS WEBSITE’S SERVER
This website is hosted within a UK data centre. The Server is backed up and protected with high level security measures.
All traffic between this website and your browser is encrypted and delivered over HTTPS.
6.0 THIRD PARTYS AND YOUR DATA
We use a few third parties to handle personal data on our behalf. This could be for mailinglist handling and distribution or web site stats/analytics. These companies have been select after careful consideration and all of them comply with the EU and US legalistation and are compliant with the EU-U.S Privacy Shield.
7.0 DATA BREACHES
If we suffer any unauthorised access to our records, or this website’s database, or the database(s) of any of our third party we work with (as stated above), we will report this to any and all persons affected and to the authorities within 72 hours of the breach happening, if it is clear that any personal data we hold has been stolen.
8.0 DATA CONTROLLER
The data controller of this website is:
Should you choose to opt out of these cookies, you can do so by using the icon in the bottom left of your screen. Unfortunately there could bee some cookies taht deemed essesential, this mean that we need to place them on your computer so that our website to function as intended.
The Cookie our sites uses are outlined below
Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
|CONSENT||YouTube||Used to detect if the visitor has accepted the marketing category in the cookie banner. This cookie is necessary for GDPR-compliance of the website.||2 years||HTTP Cookie|
Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.
|_ga||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.||2 years||HTTP Cookie|
|_gat||Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate||1 day||HTTP Cookie|
|_gid||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.||1 day||HTTP Cookie|
|_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress||Hotjar||This cookie is used to count how many times a website has been visited by different visitors – this is done by assigning the visitor an ID, so the visitor does not get registered twice.||1 day||HTTP Cookie|
|_hjFirstSeen||Hotjar||This cookie is used to determine if the visitor has visited the website before, or if it is a new visitor on the website.||1 day||HTTP Cookie|
|_hjid||Hotjar||Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes.||1 year||HTML Local Storage|
|_hjIncludedInPageviewSample||Hotjar||Used to detect whether the user navigation and interactions are included in the website’s data analytics.||1 day||HTTP Cookie|
Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||YouTube||Tries to estimate the users’ bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.||179 days||HTTP Cookie|
|YSC||YouTube||Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.||Session||HTTP Cookie|
|yt.innertube::nextId||YouTube||Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.||Persistent||HTML Local Storage|
|yt.innertube::requests||YouTube||Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.||Persistent||HTML Local Storage|