‘James Elliott’ may change this policy by updating 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 25th May 2018.
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
name, job title, phone number
contact information including email address
demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
other information relevant to projects undertaken
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information for you to contact us using our online form. Also cookies are collected using Statcounter to track visitors to the site. See Statcounter Privacy/Cookies below.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
We do not participate in any direct marketing
We will not sell or lease your personal information to third parties, and we will not distribute your information to third parties (suppliers, relevant parties to a current project etc.) unless we already have obtained your permission.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the GDPR 2018 legislation. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please email us using our contact form.
You have a right to complain to the ICO if you think there is a problem with the way we are handling your data https://ico.org.uk/concerns/.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
You also have the right to ask us to erase any and all data we hold on file concerning you.
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, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
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.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
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.
Statcounter is an online service which helps us to understand our visitors; for example, how visitors find our website, how long they spend on our site, which web pages they are most interested in etc. We use Statcounter because better understanding how visitors are interacting with our website helps us to improve the content, design and functionality of our site. This allows us to offer a better online experience to our visitors.
• Time and date of visit (this can help us to identify and plan for busy periods on our website)
• IP address (this is a numerical label assigned to a device by an Internet Service Provider to enable the device to access the internet)
• Browser and Operating System (this can help us to make sure that our website functions correctly in the browsers/operating systems used to access our site)
• Device Information e.g. device type and screen size (this can help us to make sure that our website functions correctly in the devices used to access our site)
• Referring Data e.g. a search engine link (this can help us to understand which search engines are helping visitors to find our website)
Furthermore, when you visit our website a Statcounter cookie (called “is_unique”) may be placed in your browser. This cookie is used only to determine whether you are a first-time or returning visitor and to estimate unique visits to the site.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we 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.