Privacy Policy

 

 

This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for www.johnevansdesign.com website for John Evans Interior Architecture and Design Ltd.This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this web site.

 

It will notify you of the following:

1. What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the web site, how it is used and with whom it may be shared
2. What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data
3. The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information
4. How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected and we shall endeavour to use any information that you provide when using this website in accordance with this privacy policy.

We may amend this policy from time to time by updating this page. Therefore, we suggest you check this page occasionally to ensure you are aware of and are happy with any amendments.

 

 

What information do we collect?

Personal information may be collected from you in various ways, for example: –

1. Information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (these are information about your browser, your IP address, your general location as determined from your IP address and provided by your browser, the site from which you come, and the links followed when leaving our site).
2. When you register and voluntarily provide information by filling in an enquiry form, or to register for newsletters. (This includes your name, email address, and any other details asked for and which you provide)

 

 

How is the information used?

We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you, or that is collected about your computer via analytics. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

 

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

• We will use information voluntarily provided on enquiry forms to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, unless specified in your request. We will only contact you to deal with your request or to update you on changes to this privacy policy, unless you have selected to receive our newsletter.
• Computer information will be used for statistical purposes and analysis for management purposes in order to administer the website or improve our products and services.
• Internal record keeping and administrative purposes.
• To communicate marketing messages (should you have chosen to subscribe), newsletters and details of our business that we think may be of interest to you by post or email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications).

 

Should we need to pass on your details, submitted by you to us through a newsletter sign up or enquiry form, to a third party for any other reason, you will receive written notification of this prior (via email) and will be required to accept or deny the sharing of your information.

 

You may at any time ask us to refrain from sending you marketing messages by sending us an email with the words UNSUBSCRIBE in the subject box or by telephoning us. If we contact you by email each time you receive a message, you will also have the option to decline to receive further information of that type from us.

 

 

How long will we keep your data?
We will keep your data for up to 2 years after last communication, due to many projects running for a number of years.

 

 

Sale of business
If this business is sold or integrated with another business your details may be disclosed to our advisers and any prospective purchasers and their advisers and will be passed on to the new owners of the business.

 

 

Social Media
If you share, like, follow, etc. our content through social media, including but not limited to any of the following sites: Facebook, Instagram, twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, google plus or linked In, those social networks will record that you have done so and may set a cookie for this purpose.

 

In some cases, where a page on our website includes content from a social network, such as a Twitter feed, or Facebook comments box, those services may set a cookie even where you do not click a button. As is the case for all cookies, we cannot access those set by social networks, just as those social networks cannot access cookies we set ourselves.

 

 

Log Files
Our systems automatically gather some anonymous information about visitors, including IP addresses, browser type, language, and the times and dates of webpage visits. The data collected does not include personally identifiable information and is used, as described above, for statistical analysis, to understand user behaviour, and to administer the site.

 

 

Google Analytics
Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Further information about Google’s privacy policy may be obtained from http://www.google.com/privacy.html.

 

 

Security

The internet is not a secure medium. However we take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

 

We have put in place various security procedures as set out in this policy. For example, our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorised personnel have access to user information. We use secure server software (SSL) to encrypt information you input before it is sent to us, and our database is hosted in a secure data centre. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the web page. Whilst we cannot ensure or guarantee that loss, misuse or alteration of data will not occur, we use our best efforts to prevent this.

 

We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

 

 

Changes
We may make changes to this privacy policy from time to time. If we change our privacy policy we will post the changes on this page. If the change in our privacy policy affects the use of your personal information we will use our best endeavours to contact you by email to seek your consent to the use. Continued use of the service will signify that you agree to any such changes.

 

 

Your Access to and Control over Information
Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and The Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA) you have a number of rights with regard to your personal data. You have the right to request from us access to and rectification or erasure of your personal data, the right to restrict processing, object to processing as well as in certain circumstances the right to data portability.

 

If you have provided consent for the processing of your data you have the right (in certain circumstances) to withdraw that consent at any time which will not affect the lawfulness of the processing before your consent was withdrawn.

 

You have the right to lodge a complaint to the Information Commissioners’ Office if you believe that we have not complied with the requirements of the GDPR or DPA 18 with regard to your personal data.

 

 

Your acceptance of this privacy policy
By using our site, you consent to the collection and use of information by us. Owing to the global nature of the internet infrastructure, the information you provide may be transferred in transit to countries outside the European Economic Area that do not have similar protections in place regarding your data and its use as set out in this policy. However, personal data submitted through enquiry forms will not be transferred out side of the EEA without additional consent. We have taken the steps outlined above to try to improve the security of your information.

 

If you do not agree to our privacy policy please do not submit any enquiries and refrain from using the site.

 

 

How to contact us
We welcome your views about our website and our privacy policy. If you would like to contact us with any queries or comments please send an e-mail to info@johnevansdesign.com. You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 2018. No fee will be payable.

 

If you would like a copy of the information held on you or if you have any questions relating to this Privacy Policy or how we use the personal information we have about you, please write to: John Evans Interior Architecture and Design Ltd, Victoria Works, 16E Vittoria Street, Birmingham, B1 3PE or email info@johnevansdesign.com

 

To find out more about your rights under the Data Protection Act, visit the Information Commissioner’s website:

https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/

 

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