1. THIS POLICY
By using our website www.cedardesign.co.uk (our Site) and/or providing personal information you consent to us obtaining personal information from you and holding and using personal information that is provided by or obtained from you in accordance with this policy.
3. DATA PROTECTION
3.1 For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is Isabelle Baafi who can be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
3.2 We regard the lawful and correct treatment of personal information with utmost importance in order to provide confidence to those with whom we deal.
3.3 We will ensure that we obtain, use and disclose personal information lawfully and correctly. To this end we fully endorse and adhere to the principles of data protection, as set out in the UK Data Protection Act 1998 (the ‘Act’).
3.4 In particular we will:
3.4.1 Observe the conditions in the Act regarding the fair collection and use of personal information (please see below regarding personal information collected via our Site)
3.4.2 Meet our legal obligations to specify the purposes for which we process personal information
3.4.3 Collect and process appropriate personal information, only to the extent that it is needed to fulfil our operational needs or to comply with any legal requirement
3.4.4 Ensure the accuracy of any personal information kept by us
3.4.5 Apply checks to determine the length of time personal information is held by us
3.4.6 Ensure that the rights of people about whom personal information is held, are able to be exercised fully under the Act
3.4.7 Take appropriate technical and organisational security measures to safeguard personal information
4. COLLECTION AND STORAGE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
4.1 Where we collect personal information via our website, prior to finally submitting any personal information to our website, we will endeavour to ensure that you are informed as to:
4.1.1 The purpose for collecting the information
4.1.2 What the information will be used for
4.1.3 The identity of anyone else to whom the information will be given and what they will use it for
4.1.4 How you can request copies of any personal information we hold on you.
4.2 Information we may collect from you:
4.2.1 information that you provide when communicating with us through our Site and by email;
7.2.2 if you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence;
4.2.3 details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access.
4.3 Storage of data:
4.3.2 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.
5. USES MADE OF THE INFORMATION
5.1 We use the information held about you to ensure that content from our Site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
5.2 We will not use your personal information for marketing purposes.
6. DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
6.1 We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
6.1.1 if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, in order to enforce or apply our terms and conditions and other agreements; or to protect our rights, property, or safety, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
6.1.3 where we reasonably believe that you are or may be in breach of any of the laws of England and Wales (for example, because content you have sent may be defamatory), we may use your personal information to inform relevant third parties such as your employer, e-mail/internet provider or law enforcement agencies about the content and your behaviour.
7. 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.
9. IP ADDRESSES
We only use IP addresses to analyse trends, administer our website, track general user movements, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.
10.1.1 Improve your experience of our Site by gathering statistics. We use Google Analytics to track how many individual unique users we have and how often they visit our Site. We collect data listing which of our pages are most frequently visited and by which types of users and from which countries.
10.1.2 Remember your preferences when you register for services on the website.
10.1.3 Store your functionality preferences e.g. your page display settings such as font size or page contrast.
10.2 You can turn cookies off but if you do this you may not be able to use all services on our Site. You will, however, still be able to view content.
12. LAW & JURISDICTION