Legal, privacy and cookies

This privacy policy sets out how any information that you provide is used and protected when you using the website www.bobwhitmore.co.uk .

Should you be asked to provide information by which you can be identified when using this website it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

This policy may change from time to time. Updates will be published on this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1st November 2014.

What’s collected?

The following information may be collected:

  • name and job title

  • contact information including email address

  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests

  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What is done with the information gathered?

This information may be required to understand your needs and provide you with a better service and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.

  • To improve the services offered.

  • Periodically to send promotional email about new products, special offers or other information which you may find interesting using the email address you have provided.

  • From time to time, you may also be contacted for market research purposes by email, phone, fax or mail.

  • The information may be used to customise the website according to your interests.

Security

In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information collected online have been have put in place.

How cookies are used

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

Overall, using cookies helps to provide you with a better website by monitoring which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Cookies this site uses

This site  use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps to analyse data about web page traffic and improve this website in order to tailor it to customer needs. This information is used for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Links to other websites

This website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave the site, you should note that Bob Whitmore does not have any control over that other website. Therefore, Bob Whitmore cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes

  • if you have previously agreed to your personal information being used for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to the address on the ‘Contact’ page or emailing: contact@bobwhitmore.co.uk

Personal information you provide through this website will not be sold, distributed or leased to third parties unless you give permission or the law requires it. Your personal information may be used to send you promotional information about third parties which you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which I hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998.¬† A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to the address on the ‘Contact’ page.

If you believe that any information about you provided through this site is incorrect or incomplete, please send details in writing as soon as possible to the address on the ‘Contact’ page. Any information found to be incorrect will be promptly corrected.