Privacy policy

 

This privacy policy sets out how “Webfittings” uses and protects any information that you give “Webfittings” when you use this website.

“Webfittings” is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

“Webfittings” may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 15/06/18.

Data protection declaration

Contact data

Responsible party:
Company name:  Webfittings
Address:  6 Poltreen Close, Carbis Bay, St Ives Cornwall TR26 2ST

 

Data collection

a) Data collection when the website is accessed

 

You may visit our website without providing any personal details. Each time you access a website, the webserver will only automatically document a server log file, which contains the name of the requested file, your pseudonymised IP address, date and time of your access, volume of transferred data and the requesting provider (access data) and documents the access. This access data is used solely for the purpose of ensuring a fault-free operation of the site and to improve our offer. When balancing interests, this serves to preserve our overriding justified interests in a correct portrayal of our offer in accordance with Art. 6(1) 1f GDPR. All access data will be deleted at the latest seven days after the end of your visit to the site.

b) Contract data

 

We collect, process and store the data that you provide to us when you register and/or decide to purchase our products. Personal data is collected from the completed online screens/order forms with details of name, address including email address, together with details about each order including the payment details. The customer is free to choose whether to enter this data and transfer it. Only such personal data that is absolutely necessary in order to fulfil the contract will be collected. The data collected will only be stored for as long as necessary and permitted within the scope of the contractual agreement and to comply with the applicable legislation.

Legal basis for data processing

Significantly, we only process and use your personal data within the limits of contract fulfilment pursuant to Art. 6 GDPR. In addition, we ensure that we only request the minimum personal data required for the business transaction. If personal data is processed in preparation for or based on a contractual relationship, there must be a justified interest to do this. Such a justified interest can be assumed, if the party concerned is a (possible) customer of the party responsible.

Security

An established provider supplies for us the services for hosting the online shop and the data collected within this framework as part of processing on our behalf pursuant to Article 28 GDPR. This serves to preserve our overriding justified interests, as part of balancing interests, in a correct portrayal of our offer in accordance with Art. 6(1) 1f GDPR. All data, which is collected during the course of using this website or in the forms provided in the online shop, as described in the following, shall be processed on the provider’s servers, who places the greatest of importance on data protection, and these servers only operate computer centres that document the highest security standards through ISO certification.

Your rights

We are happy to inform you in writing if and what data we have stored about you. If you intend to assert your statutory rights to be informed of, rectify, erase or lock your data, please contact our data protection officer.

Data protection officer:
Company name:  Webfittings
Address:  6 Poltreen Close, Carbis Bay, St Ives Cornwall TR26 2ST

 

 

 

 

What we do with the information we gather

 

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

·         Internal record keeping.

·         We may use the information to improve our products and services.

·         We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

 

Security

 

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.

 

How we use cookies

 

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.

 

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page 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.

 

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 in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

 

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.

 

Links to other websites

 

Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. 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.

 

Controlling your personal information

 

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

 

·         whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes

·         if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us on the contacts page

 

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.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you. If you would like a copy of the information we hold on you please write to S Bruce, Webfittings, 6 Poltreen Close, Carbis Bay, St Ives, Cornwall TR26 2ST

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.

 

 



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