Whitley Stimpson Ltd is committed to meeting our legal requirements with respect to Privacy for all who access and use our website. Under the General Data Protection Regulation, we must comply with certain requirements that are designed to ensure that any personal data you provide to us is processed with due care and attention, and that you as an individual are aware of and know how to exercise your rights with respect to any personal data you trust us with.
Who we are
Whitley Stimpson Ltd.
Registered office address: Penrose House, 67 Hightown Road, Banbury, OX16 9BE
Company number: 8912743
Registration location: England and Wales
VAT number: 8912743
Whitley Stimpson Ltd is registered as a data controller with the Information Commissioner’s Office under registration reference: ZA045250
What data do we collect and why?
Whitley Stimpson Ltd collects necessary personal details when you enter your details into the website contact form, we will also receive personal information if you email us directly or using email@example.com.
On the contact form we collect the following details:
First name and last name – so we know who to get back to
Email address – so we know how to email you
Phone number – if you want us to call you, particularly when dealing with sensitive information
Message – the message you provide so we can address your request
Contact via Email:
We have no control over what you might put in a message, we will however, have at least the email address you mailed us from and what you put into the message. We recommend that you keep any personal details sent to us to an absolute minimum.
We collect your email address.
How we use your Information
This privacy notice tells you what to expect when Whitley Stimpson Ltd collects personal information. It applies to information we collect about:
- visitors to our website
- people who contact us via our website contact form
- people who email us
By submitting personal data to us by way of an email or an enquiry you necessarily consent to us using that information to contact you in return to complete that enquiry. We do not use that data for any other purpose. For the avoidance of doubt the legal basis for processing your enquiry is ‘consent’.
If you agree to allow us to send you information about our Products and Services by opting into that service, you do that on the legal basis of consent.
Visitors to our Website
When someone visits www.whitleystimpson.co.uk we use the following third-party services:
Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.
If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, this will be clear to the visitor. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.
Links to External Sites and Portals
When linking through to external sites or customer portals vial the “client login” page please refer to the privacy and cookie policies on those websites.
People who Contact us via the Website Contact Form
If we consider the contents of a message to contain personal data we have not requested or more detail than we need then we will delete some or all of it immediately and request another with less personal details, or no personal details.
People who Email us
Any email sent to us, including any attachments, may be monitored, and used by us for reasons of security and for monitoring compliance with office policy. Email monitoring or blocking software may also be used. Please be aware that you have a responsibility to ensure that any email you send to us is within the bounds of the law.
If we consider the contents of an email to contain personal data we have not requested or more detail than we need then we will delete some or all of it immediately and request another with less personal details, or no personal details.
We collect your email address, which is added to our newsletter mailing software, we use this only to send you our regular newsletter. You can unsubscribe from this list by clicking the unsubscribe link on the newsletter email or contacting us and requesting your email be removed from our newsletter mailing list.
When you unsubscribe from our newsletter mailing list, we will delete your email from the list.
Links to other Websites
Please note that our terms and conditions and our policies will not apply to other websites that you get to via a link from our site. We have no control over how your data is collected, stored, or used by other websites and we advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing any data to them.
Google Analytics Cookies
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. These cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser, please consult the Help section of your browser.
If you disable all cookies our site may not function correctly, to prevent this, you can select which cookies you allow using the cookie preferences tool on our website.
Use of IP addresses and Web Logs
We may also use your IP address and browser type to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our website and to improve the service we offer to you. An IP address is a numeric code that identifies your computer on the internet. Your IP address might also be used to gather broad demographic information.
We may perform IP lookups to determine which domain you are coming from (e.g., google.com) to gauge our visitors’ demographics more accurately. Information from these types of technologies or about website usage is not combined with information about you from any other source. None of the cookies or technologies that we use will personally identify you. Please note that this cookies policy does not apply to, and we are not responsible for, the privacy practices of third-party websites which may be linked to this Website.
Where we Store your Data
We only store your personal data for as long as we need to in order to use it as described above, and/or for as long as we have your permission to keep it.
Disclosing your Information
Your rights as an individual in respect of the data we hold
We respect the rights and freedoms of individuals and as such we would like to make you aware of the following.
You have the right to:
- Request access to your data
- Request rectification of your data where there are errors or inaccuracies, or the data is not current
- Request that the data we hold is removed entirely from our systems (the right to have data removed is only applicable where it does not conflict with our legal and regulatory requirements to keep certain records according to the data retention period)
- Request us to restrict processing of your data
- Object to our processing of your data
- Request your data in a format that is commonly used/accepted
- Send your data to another controller
- Withdraw consent already provided – at any time
You also have the right to complain to us as detailed within the ‘Complaints or Queries’ section of this Policy,
To exercise your rights above please contact Whitley Stimpson using any of the methods described under How to Contact us.
You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, see Complaints or Queries below.
Protecting your information
Your information is only accessed by people who need it to perform their role.
We take the security of your data seriously and have implemented the appropriate organisational and technological measures in order to protect it.
We will retain personal information only for so long as the information is necessary to fulfil your request, or until you exercise one of your rights.
Complaints or queries
Whitley Stimpson tries to meet the highest standards when collecting and using personal information. For this reason, we take any complaints we receive about this very seriously.
We encourage people to bring it to our attention if they think that our collection or use of information is unfair, misleading, or inappropriate. We would also welcome any suggestions for improving our procedures.
If for any reason you believe that Whitley Stimpson Limited is not in full compliance with the GDPR or that a request or complaint has not been properly dealt with you have the right to lodge a complaint with the relevant supervisory authority, in the UK this is the ICO.
https://ico.org.uk/concerns/handling/ or call the ICO on 0303 123 1113.
How to contact us
You can write to us at:
67 Hightown Road
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