Simwood adheres to the UK Data Protection Legislation. For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 Simwood is data controller in respect of data collected via this Website.
The data we collect and how we use it
The type of information we may collect about you may include:
- your name and address;
- your phone number and e-mail address;
- details about the services you specifically request;
- a username and password for your online account.
We will not collect or store any other sensitive information about you without your explicit consent.
The information you provide to us when using the Websites will be processed for the following reasons:
- to administer your user account with us;
- to provide the Services and associated support;
- to notify you of anything relating to our company and our services that may be of interest to you should you consent to receiving these from us; and
- to comply with our statutory and regulatory obligations.
Any information that we collect about you will be stored electronically on our database. It may also be printed and stored in our filing system. We may also provide copies of your information to our subcontractors for the purposes set out above.
We would like to contact you in the future for marketing purposes. If you don’t want to be contacted we will provide you with an opt out.
Cookies and other information gathering technologies
We may use information tracking and gathering technologies that record and store information about users of the Website automatically. This can include using a "cookie" which would be stored on your browser. This information does not identify you personally.
We use this information to help us identify click stream patterns, to improve our Websites and to learn about the number of visitors to our Website and the types of technology our visitors use.
Your browser's 'help' option will tell you how to adjust your cookie settings. However, please be aware that if you choose to delete or restrict cookies, some features of our website may not work. You can also visit www.allaboutcookies.org, for more information about cookies and how to manage them.
Protecting your data
We will keep your personal information confidential except to the extent that we are compelled to disclose it by law (for example where fraud or other crime is involved) or to comply with an instruction of a regulatory body of competent jurisdiction. To comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 we follow strict security procedures for storing data.
The personal information that we hold will be held securely to ensure no unauthorised disclosure or access. The internet is not a secure medium. We have put in place various security measures but you are advised to treat the internet as an insecure medium in all of your communications with us.
If any of the information that you have provided to us when you enter an event changes, for example if you change your email address, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Owing to the global nature of the internet's infrastructure the information you provide may be temporarily transferred to and stored in countries outside the European Economic Area. By agreeing to our terms and conditions of use of our Website you consent to any transfer of your personal information outside the European Economic Area.
Should you wish to obtain a copy of the personal data that we hold on you, please send an e-mail to email@example.com. As soon as we are satisfied as to your identity, we will send to you a copy of all the data that we hold concerning you.