Privacy & Cookies
This privacy statement sets out how Barcodestore.co.uk uses and protects any information that you give to Barcodestore.co.uk when you register via this website. Barcodestore.co.uk is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. Barcodestore.co.uk may need to change this statement from time to time by updating this page.
You should check this page regularly to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This statement is effective from 1st May 2018 and is in accordance with the principles of the current General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
For the purpose of GDPR, Alex Smith, Marketing Manager at Barcodestore.co.uk will be the "Data Controller".
What we collect
When you contact us vis our website, we will collect the following information:
- Name & Address
- Your company name (if given)
- Your contact information, including email address and phone number
- Demographic information, such as postcodes and other information to help us to tailor our offer to your interests
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to be able to contact you back to discuss your enquiry, in particular:
- Understand your reasons for contacting us
- Discuss the type of products or services you require
- Understand how we may provide you with a better service
We may periodically send promotional emails about Barcodestore.co.uk news we feel are relevant or we think you may find interesting, using the email address which you have provided.
From time to time, we may contact you by email, phone or postal mail and may use the information received from you to customise our website according to your needs.
Our Legal basis for processing your data
When you register with us via our website, you give us consent to use your personal information to contact you about your needs. Barcodestore.co.uk will never share or sell your personal information to any third party and we promise to keep your information safe and secure. We will only use your personal information for the purpose of the legitimate interests provided by Barcodestore.co.uk.
You may change your mind at any time and request that your details be removed from our database, by emailing us at email@example.com. Confirmation will be sent to you using your email address one last time, then your details will no longer be available to us.
You may re-register at any time, via our website only, as it is important that we receive your express consent that we may use your information again.
Who receives your information
Your personal information is collected and retained by Barcodestore.co.uk only. All members of the Barcodestore.co.uk team are fully aware of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) principles. Your details will not be shared with anyone else without your consent.
Where your information is stored and how it is kept secure
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, IT and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. We use an Excel database to retain prospective client details and use a globally recognised third party mailing tool to keep you informed of any news we feel will be of interest to you.
Transfers outside of the EU
We do not transfer any personal information on prospective or retained clients outside of the EU, unless there is a legitimate business reason why it is necessary to do so (e.g. your organisation has several sites, including outside the EU). Where necessary to do so, transfers outside the EU will only be done with your written consent.
How long your information will be held
We understand that business needs fluctuate and that while you may not need ongoing products and services from us right now, this may change in the very near future. For this reason, we will retain your information for a period of two years, after which, it will be removed from our database. You may unsubscribe from any information mailing you receive from us at any time.
You may request details of personal information we hold about you under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). If you would like a copy of the information held on you, please email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you believe that any information we are holding about you is incorrect or needs to be amended, please email us as soon as possible with the amendments to be made (e.g. change of address or contact details; change of leadership; etc.). We will promptly correct your information and will confirm when it is done, using the email address you have provided.
Links to other websites (Third Parties)
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest or affiliates. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting other 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.
How to make a complaint to us and our supervisory authority
Alex Smith, Marketing Manager, is the “Data Controller” for Barcodestore.co.uk. If you would like to raise a complaint, please write to Alex, detailing your grounds for your complaint at:
Alternatively, you may contact Alex on 01293 600507 or email him at email@example.com
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