PRIVACY & COOKIES
This policy is subject to periodic review and any changes will be included in this section of the website. You will be deemed to have accepted the amended policy if you continue to use our website afterwards. You should therefore regularly review this policy.
You have certain rights as a data subject under the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), which governs the collection, processing and disposal of personal data by organisations such as ours.
In relation to personal data about you, you have the right:
to be informed about how and why we collect and use the data
to be given access to the data we hold
to have any inaccurate or incomplete data rectified
to ask us to delete personal data, earlier than we might dispose of it
to prevent us from processing the data further
to object to us using the data for particular purposes
We provide contact details at the end of this policy for you to use if you have any complaint about our processing of your personal data. If you are not satisfied with the way we deal with this issue, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”), which is the body in charge of supervising personal data use in the UK.
We do not require registration in order for you to access our website, but if you participate in any of the activities or services offered by the website, we will collect the personal data that we need in order to provide you with those services. This may include your name, job title, company name and address, email address, telephone and fax numbers.
Visitors are also able to send an email to us through the website. Their messages will contain the user’s screen name and email address, as well as any additional information the user may wish to include in the message.
We do not seek to collect any sensitive personal information from you on our website, such as information in respect of your race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or other similar beliefs, physical or mental health, sexual orientation or criminal record. Where you provide sensitive personal information to us voluntarily, your doing so will constitute your explicit consent to us using that information in connection with the purpose for which it has been provided.
We automatically collect data about visitors to our website (for example on browsing patterns) by using cookies. (See below.) This data is used only in an anonymous form; no individual is identified.
Collecting this data helps us to understand what you are looking from the company, enabling us to deliver improved products and services.
Use of data
We will process and store your data securely, and we will only keep it for as long as we need it for the purpose(s) for which it was collected.
Typically, personal data is collected to:
Enquire for further information
Submit curriculum vitae
Contact you in response to a specific enquiry
Customise the website and aggregate data for website analytics and improvements
Unless we are asked not to, we may also use your data to contact you with information about our business, services and other information which may be of interest to you. You have the right to withdraw your consent to our use of your personal data at any time, and to request that we delete it.
We will never lease, distribute or sell your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or the law requires us to.
Storage of data
We will only keep your data as long as we need it for the purpose(s) for which it is collected, and/or for as long as we have your permission to hold it.
Your data will only be stored in the UK and the European Economic Area (“EEA”).
Security of data
We have in place reasonable commercial standards of technology and operational security to protect all information provided by you to prevent unauthorised disclosure or access to your information. We have also implemented strong physical and electronic security safeguards.
We regularly review our data security measures with the objective of ensuring their continuing effectiveness.
Accessing your data
You are entitled to make a Subject Access Request (“SAR”) under the GDPR. This means that you may request a copy of any personal data we hold about you, free of charge. We will provide any or all information in response to your request if you contact us using the contact us link or the details below.
If you have any questions about our website or this policy, or you wish to make a SAR, then please contact us as follows, making your request or query clear:
Telephone: 01707 691 783
Postal address: Pinewood, 19 Woodland Way, Welwyn AL6 0RX
A cookie is a small file placed on your computer’s hard drive. It enables our website to identify your computer as you view different pages on our website.
Cookies allow websites and applications to store your preferences in order to present content, options and functions that are specific to you.
They also enable us to see information like how many people use the website and what pages they tend to visit.
Analyse our web traffic using an analytics package. Aggregated usage data helps us improve the website structure, design, content and functions.
Identify whether you are signed in to our website. A cookie allows us to check whether you are signed in to the site.
Test content on our website. For example, 50% of our users might see one piece of content, the other 50% a different piece of content.
Store information about your preferences. The website can then present you with information you will find more relevant and interesting.
To recognise when you return to our website. We may show your relevant content or provide functionality you used previously.
Cookies do not provide us with access to your computer or any information about you, other than that which you choose to share with us.
However, please note that doing this may affect how our website functions. Some pages and services may become unavailable to you.
If you’d like to learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, visit aboutcookies.org.
Links to other websites and social media
Our website may contain links to other websites.
Please note that we have no control of websites outside the AVEY of London domain. If you provide information to a website to which we link, we are not responsible for its protection and privacy.
Always be wary when submitting data to websites. Read the site’s data protection and privacy policies fully.
Social Media Applications
We may host various blogs, forums, wikis and other social media applications or services on this website that allow you to share content with other users (collectively “Social Media Applications”).
Any personal information or other information that you contribute to any Social Media Application can be read, collected, and used by other users of that Social Media Application over whom we have little or no control. Therefore, we are not responsible for any other user’s use, misuse, or misappropriation of any personal information or other information that you contribute to any Social Media Application.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding your privacy while using this website, please direct them to us using the contact us link.
Simply fill out our contact form and we shall come back to you.