G J Handy & Co Limited are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy together with our Terms of Website Use and any other documents referred to on it, sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is G J Handy & Co Ltd of Murdock Road, Dorcan, Swindon, SN3 5HY.
Information We May Collect From You
We may collect and process the following data about you:
1.Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site www.handydistribution.co.uk.
2.This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site, purchasing from our site or registering for a warranty.
3.If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence
4.We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
5.Details of your visits to our site.
IP Addresses and Cookies
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual. For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They also enable us:
1.Estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
2.Store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests.
3.To speed up your searches.
4.To recognise you when you return to our site.
Where We Store Your Personal Data
The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure.
Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
Uses Made Of The Information
We use information held about you in the following ways:
1.To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us.
2.To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
3.To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
Disclosure Of Your Information
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us.
Access To Information
The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.