We are committed to respecting and protecting your data and online privacy. This includes your need and your right to know what we do with the personal information you share with us. It also guides our policies regarding the management of this data, including how the information is collected, processed and for what purposes. In this policy, the terms “we”, “us” or “our” are each intended as reference to Alec Page Blacksmith.
The collection of information
Every time you connect to our website your IP (Internet Protocol) address registers on our servers. Your IP address reveals no information other than the number assigned to you. We do not use this technology to get any personal data against your knowledge or free will (i.e. automatically recording email addresses of visitors). Nor do we use it for any purpose other than to help us monitor traffic on our website, or (in case of criminal activity or misuse of our information) to cooperate with law enforcement.
We use a number of different cookies on our site. All of which are only used to enhance your experience on our site. If you do not know what cookies are or how to control or delete them then we recommend you visit the About Cookies website for detailed guidance.
Currently we operate an ‘implied consent’ policy which means that we assume you are happy with this usage. If you are not happy, then you should either not use this site, or you should delete the cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called Incognito in Chrome, InPrivate for Internet Explorer, Private Browsing in Firefox and Safari).
Third Party Cookies
These are cookies set on your machine by external websites whose services are used on this site. Cookies of this type are the sharing buttons across the site, which allow visitors to share content onto social networks. Cookies are currently set by Twitter and Facebook. In order to implement these buttons, and connect them to the relevant social networks and external sites, there are scripts from domains outside of our website. You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting information about what you are doing all around the internet, including on this website.
You should check the respective policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out or delete such information.
Links to third-party sites
Our website will from time to time contain links to third-party websites (for example, Facebook, Twitter, Welsh Athletics). If you follow these links please be aware that we are not responsible for these third-party websites which will have their own privacy policies.
What data do we collect
We only collect customer and supplier data that is relevant to the company for accounts, quotations and for the sole purpose of providing our services to the customer. Such information might include:
- Contact Information (Telephone Number and Email Address)
These records are stored securely and need to be kept for 6 years from the end of the last company financial year they relate to. After this period they are destroyed.
We will only share your information with relevant third parties working on your projects such as sub-contractors or service providers who need site delivery and/or contact details. All personal data is only shared when explicitly agreed by the customer. We do not share personal data with any third-parties for marketing purposes.
We will process personal data for the duration of any contract and will continue to store only the personal data needed for six years after the contract has expired in order to meet any legal obligations. After six years any personal data will be destroyed.
Your rights as a data subject
At any point whilst Alec Page Blacksmith is in possession of, or processing your personal data, all data subjects have the following rights:
- Right of access- you have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you.
- Right of rectification- you have a right to correct data that we hold about you if it is incorrect or inaccurate.
- Right to be forgotten- in certain circumstances you can ask for your personal data to be erased from our records.