Privacy Policy

Last updated: (07/11/18)

 

Buzzard Valley operates http://www.buzzards-valley.co.uk). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site.

We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the Site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

 

Information Collection And Use

 While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to

Name

Email address

Phone number

Address and Postcode

 

Log Data

 Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site ("Log Data").  This Log Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.

 

Communications

Communication Data that includes any communication that you send to us whether that be through the contact form on our website, through email, text, social media messaging, social media posting or any other communication that you send us. We process this data for the purposes of communicating with you, for record keeping and for the establishment, pursuance or defence of legal claims. Our lawful ground for this processing is our legitimate interests which in this case are to reply to communications sent to us, to keep records and to establish, pursue or defend legal claims.

Technical Data

Technical data that includes data about your use of our website and online services such as your IP address, your login data, details about your browser, length of visit to pages on our website, page views and navigation paths, details about the number of times you use our website, time zone settings and other technology on the devices you use to access our website. The source of this data is from our analytics tracking system. We process this data to analyse your use of our website and other online services, to administer and protect our business and website, to deliver relevant website content and advertisements to you and to understand the effectiveness of our advertising. Our lawful ground for this processing is our legitimate interests which in this case are to enable us to properly administer our website and our business and to grow our business and to decide our marketing strategy.

 

Marketing Data

Marketing data that includes data about your preferences in receiving marketing from us and our third parties and your communication preferences. We process this data to enable you to partake in our promotions such as competitions, prize draws and free give-aways, to deliver relevant website content and advertisements to you and measure or understand the effectiveness of this advertising. Our lawful ground for this processing is our legitimate interests which in this case are to study how customers use our products/services, to develop them, to grow our business and to decide our marketing strategy.

 

We may use Customer Data, User Data, Technical Data and Marketing Data to deliver  relevant website content and advertisements to you (including Facebook adverts or other display advertisements) and to measure or understand the effectiveness of the advertising we serve you. Our lawful ground for this processing is legitimate interests which is to grow our business. We may also use such data to send other marketing communications to you. Our lawful ground for this processing is either consent or legitimate interests (namely to grow our business).

 How we collect your data

 We may collect data about you by you providing the data directly to us (for example by filling in forms on our site or by sending us emails). We may automatically collect certain data from you as you use our website by using cookies and similar technologies.

We may receive data from third parties such as analytics providers such as Google based outside the EU, advertising networks such as Facebook based outside the EU, such as search information providers such as Google based outside the EU, providers of technical, payment and delivery services, such as data brokers or aggregators.

 We may also receive data from publicly availability sources such as Companies House and the Electoral Register based inside the EU.

 Our lawful ground of processing your personal data to send you marketing communications is either your consent or our legitimate interests (namely to grow our business).

 

Under the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations, we may send you marketing communications from us if (i) you made a purchase or asked for information from us about our goods or services or (ii) you agreed to receive marketing communications and in each case you have not opted out of receiving such communications since. Under these regulations, if you are a limited company, we may send you marketing emails without your consent. However you can still opt out of receiving marketing emails from us at any time.

 Before we share your personal data with any third party for their own marketing purposes we will get your express consent.

 

 Cookies

Like many sites, we use "cookies" to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some parts of our Site.  

You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when websites set or access cookies.

Security

We will only use your personal data for a purpose it was collected for or a reasonably compatible purpose if necessary.

We may process your personal data without your knowledge or consent where this is required or permitted by law. We do not carry out automated decision making or any type of automated profiling.

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

 

Diclosures of Personal Data

 We may have to share your personal data with the parties set out below:

Service providers who provide IT and system administration services.

Professional advisers including but not exclusively  lawyers, bankers, auditors and insurers

Government bodies that require us to report processing activities.

       

We require all third parties to whom we transfer your data to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law. We only allow such third parties to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions

Data Retention 

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.

When deciding what the correct time is to keep the data for we look at its amount, nature and sensitivity, potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure, the processing purposes, if these can be achieved by other means and legal requirements.

 

For tax purposes the law requires us to keep basic information about our customers (including Contact, Identity, Financial and Transaction Data) for six years after they stop being customers.

 Your rights

If you wish to be informed what data we hold or remove it from our system, please contact us.  The exception is data that is kept as required by law.  We may disclose your information if necessary to comply with legal requirements.

Under data protection laws you have rights in relation to your personal data that include the right to request access, correction, erasure, restriction, transfer, to object to processing, to portability of data and (where the lawful ground of processing is consent) to withdraw consent.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

 This Privacy Policy is effective as of  07/11/18 and will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page. Buzzard Valley reserve the right to change this policy at any time and you are deemed to have accepted the terms on your first use of the website following any alterations.  If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you either through the email address you have provided us, or by placing a prominent notice on our website.

Third party links

There may be links to other website, we would recommend when using another website to view their privacy policy.  We have no responsibility for third party sites.

Our Site is hosted by Squarespace. Personal Information hosted by or through Squarespace is subject to their privacy policy which may or may not contain terms as protective as this Privacy Policy. By using our Site, you are agreeing to Squarespace’s privacy policy, which can be found at https://www.squarespace.com/privacy.

Contact Us

 If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.