Fentons respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data. This privacy notice will inform you as to how we look after your personal data when you visit our website (regardless of where you visit it from) and tell you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you.
1. Important Information
PURPOSE OF THIS PRIVACY NOTICE
This privacy notice aims to give you information on how Fentons collects and processes your personal data through your use of this website, including any data you may provide through this website when you contact us, sign up to our newsletter, or purchase a product or service. It is our aim to ensure that your personal data is well protected.
This privacy notice applies to the personal data of our Website Users, Candidates, Clients, Suppliers, and other people whom we may contact in the interests of developing our business or carrying out checks on candidates and carrying out our services. It also applies to the emergency contacts of our Staff. To be clear, if you are a member of Fentons Staff, you should refer to the Fentons Privacy Notice for Employees, Workers and Contractors which is available from the Data Privacy Manager.
This website is not intended for children and we do not knowingly collect data relating to children.
It is important that you read this privacy notice together with any other privacy notice or fair processing notice we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing personal data about you, for example with our Terms of Business, or any processing agreement so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data. This privacy notice supplements the other notices and is not intended to override them.
Questions, comments and requests about this privacy notice are welcomed, including any requests to exercise your legal rights, and should be addressed to the data privacy manager using the details set out below.
Our full details are:
Full name of legal entity: Fenton Family Trust T/A Fentons Business IT Solutions
Name or title of data privacy manager: James Fenton
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fentons Business IT Solutions
Telephone number: 08 6165 8899
It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal data changes during your relationship with us by emailing us at email@example.com.
This website does not currently have any links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications that would transfer any personal data. If this were to change we will let you know but please be advised that clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.
2. Type of data we collect about you
Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified whether directly or indirectly. It does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data). It includes, for example, name, address, date of birth but also what you do for a living and who you work for and anything else that can be used to identify you as an individual.
We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you which we have grouped together as follows:
- Identity Data includes first name, last name, title and gender, postal address, postcode, email address, telephone numbers including mobile phones and employment status.
- Contact Data includes billing address, delivery address, email address and telephone numbers.
- Transaction Data includes details about payments to and from you and other details of products and services you have purchased from us.
- Technical Data includes internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet and information about your visit.
- Profile Data includes your purchases or orders made by you, feedback and any survey responses.
- Usage Data includes information about how you use our website, products and services.
- Marketing and Communications Data includes your preferences in receiving marketing from us and our third parties and your communication preferences.
We are also working closely with third parties (including, for example, business partners, sub-contractors in technical, payment and delivery services, accountants, marketing agencies, advertising networks, analytics providers, search information providers, credit reference agencies) and may receive information about you from them.
3. How is your personal data collected?
We use different methods to collect data from and about you are including:
- Direct interactions. You may give us your Identity, Contact Data by filling in forms or by corresponding with us by post, ‘phone, email or otherwise. This includes personal data you provide when you:
- apply for our products or services;
- subscribe to our service or publications;
- request marketing to be sent to you;
- enter a competition, promotion or survey; or
- give us some feedback.
4. How we use your personal data
We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances:
- Where we need to perform the contract, we are about to enter into or have entered into with you and to provide you with the information, products and services that you request from us.
- Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.
- Where we need to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation.
See below for more detail on the legal bases we rely upon to process your personal data.
Generally, we do not rely on consent as a legal basis for processing your personal data other than in relation to sending third party direct marketing communications to you via email or text message. You have the right to withdraw consent to marketing at any time by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Legitimate Interest means the interest of our business in conducting and managing our business to enable us to give you the best service/product and the best and most secure experience. We make sure we consider and balance any potential impact on you (both positive and negative) and your rights before we process your personal data for our legitimate interests. We do not use your personal data for activities where our interests are overridden by the impact on you (unless we have your consent or are otherwise required or permitted to by law).
Performance of Contract means processing your data where it is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party or to take steps at your request before entering into such a contract.
Comply with a legal or regulatory obligation means processing your personal data where it is necessary for compliance with a legal or regulatory obligation that we are subject to.
5. Disclosure of your personal data
We may have to share your personal data with the third parties that are business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with them or you and credit reference agencies for the purpose of assessing your credit score where this is a condition of us entering into a contract with you.
- External Third Parties as set out below.
- Specific third parties
- Third parties to whom we may choose to sell, transfer, or merge parts of our business or our assets. Alternatively, we may seek to acquire other businesses or merge with them. If a change happens to our business, then the new owners may use your personal data in the same way as set out in this privacy notice.
- We require all third parties to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law. We do not allow our third-party service providers to use your personal data for their own purposes and only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.
6. Data security
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password- and firewall- protected) servers. All electronic transactions you make to or receive from us will be encrypted using SSL technology. Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet. You are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential. We will not ask you for your password.
In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We have also put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.