Handtmann Ltd Website Privacy Policy

We are very delighted that you have shown interest in our business. Data protection is of a particularly high priority for the management of the Handtmann Ltd.

The processing of personal data, such as the name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number of a data subject shall always be in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and in accordance with the country-specific data protection regulations applicable to Handtmann Ltd. By means of this data protection declaration, our business would like to inform the general public of the nature, scope, and purpose of the personal data we collect, use and process. Furthermore, data subjects are informed, by means of this data protection declaration, of the rights to which they are entitled.

Name and Address of the controller

Controller for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), other data protection laws applicable in Member states of the European Union and other provisions related to data protection is:

Handtmann Ltd

ADDRESS: Handtmann Ltd, Unit 9 Chartmoor Road, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 4WG

Phone: 01525 244440

Email: enquiries@handtmann.co.uk

Website: https://www.handtmann.co.uk

Any data subject may, at any time, contact us with any questions and suggestions concerning data protection.

Cookies

We may use cookies on the Website or associated services. A “cookie” is a small bit of record-keeping information that web sites often store on a user’s computer. Cookies do not include people’s names, e-mail addresses, or other information that is personally identifiable; they are typically used to quickly identify a user’s computer and to “remember” things about the user’s visit. We may set cookies for your web browser as you visit our websites or use our services. We may use cookies to keep track of preferences and to remember your account information. You can disable cookies or set your browser to alert you when cookies are being sent to your computer, although this may affect your ability to access certain features of our services.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org

We use cookies for a number of reasons:

  • For statistical purposes to track how many users we have and how often they visit our websites. We collect information listing which of our pages are most frequently visited, and by which types of users and from which countries.
  • We use other organisations to collect anonymous user information, sometimes through cookies and web beacons, (information embedded in images which allow them to analyse how the website is being used and the number of visitors).
  • We and other advertisers may use statistical cookies to track who has seen an advert and clicked on it. You can find more information on this in the online behavioural advertising section of this privacy policy.
  • We may use ‘Flash’ cookies to store your preferences for your media player (for example, volume and so on). If we don’t use them, you may not be able to watch some video content.

You can turn cookies off but if you do this, you may not be able to use all services on our websites and you might see more pop-ups and other advertising. This is because we won’t be able to limit what you see by using cookies. However, you will still be able to see our editorial content.

We may collect:

  • your IP address, and details of which version of web browser you used
  • information on how you use the site, using cookies and page tagging techniques

This data can be viewed by authorised people within our business to:

  • Monitor the performance effectiveness of our Website and other advertising mediums

Contact possibility via the website

The website of Handtmann Ltd contains information that enables a quick electronic contact to our business, as well as direct communication with us, which also includes a general address of the so-called electronic mail (e-mail address). If a data subject contacts the controller by e-mail or via a contact form, the personal data transmitted by the data subject are automatically stored.

If you contact us through the Website then will assume that you implicitly consent to us keeping your details on record for the purposes of communicating with you, but we will only do so if:

  • The communication relates to the original communication sent by you
  • We, at a later date consider that further communication might be in your interest
  • You are already registered with us as a customer or associate of our for which we have a lawful reason for communicating with you

If you are a client of ours then we may be contractually obliged to store information relating to our business dealings.

There is no transfer of this personal data to third parties other than to ensure the communication reaches our mail server(s).

Third-Party Services

We may from time to time use third-party services like content management systems (CMS) such as WordPress, which is run by Automattic Inc. or Microsoft’s Azure services. We may use this and other services to help deliver, monitor and report on the effectiveness of the site and help us improve it.

Links to other websites

https://www.handtmann.co.uk/ contains links to other websites.

This privacy policy only applies to domains owned and operated by Handtmann Ltd, and doesn’t cover any other website that we link to. These websites, have their own terms and conditions and privacy policies.

Legal basis for the processing

Consent – By disclosing your personal information to us using this website or over the telephone, you consent to the collection, storage and processing of your personal information by Handtmann Ltd in the manner set out in this Privacy Policy.

Contract – Where Handtmann Ltd need to process someone’s personal data to fulfil contractual obligations to you or because you have asked Handtmann Ltd to do something before entering into a contract (eg provide a quote), contract is used as a legal basis.

Legitimate interests – if processing is necessary for your interests, for example keeping customers appraised of new product lines relevant to their business, this is done using legitimate interests as a legal basis.

Period for which the personal data will be stored

The criteria used to determine the period of storage of personal data is the respective statutory retention period. After expiration of that period, the corresponding data is routinely deleted, in line with our internal retention policy.

Disclosing your information

We may pass on your personal information if we have a legal obligation to do so, or if we have to enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements. This includes exchanging information with other government departments for legal reasons.

We won’t share your information with any other organisations for marketing, market research or commercial purposes, and we don’t pass on your details to other websites.

Any other organisations who access your information in the course of providing services on our behalf will be governed by strict contractual restrictions to make sure that they protect your information and keep to data-protection and privacy laws which apply. We may use service providers to help us run these sites (or services available on the sites).

Your rights

  • You have the right to be informed about the collection and use of their personal data. This is a key transparency requirement under the GDPR.
  • You have the right of access, commonly referred to as subject access, gives individuals the right to obtain a copy of their personal data as well as other supplementary information. It helps individuals to understand how and why you are using their data, and check you are doing it lawfully.
  • You have the right to have inaccurate personal data rectified. An individual may also be able to have incomplete personal data completed – although this will depend on the purposes for the processing. This may involve providing a supplementary statement to the incomplete data.
  • You have the right to have personal data erased. This is also known as the ‘right to be forgotten’. The right is not absolute and only applies in certain circumstances.
  • You have the right to restrict the processing of their personal data in certain circumstances. This means that an individual can limit the way that an organisation uses their data. This is an alternative to requesting the erasure of their data.
  • You have the right to data portability gives individuals the right to receive personal data they have provided to a controller in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. It also gives them the right to request that a controller transmits this data directly to another controller.
  • You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data. This effectively allows you to ask us to stop processing your personal data. The right to object only applies in certain circumstances. Whether it applies depends on our purposes for processing and our lawful basis for processing.
  • You have rights regarding automated individual decision-making; a decision made by automated means without any human involvement, and profiling.

Existence of automated decision-making

As a responsible company, we do not use automatic decision-making or profiling.