Who we are
Our website address is: https://www.danielpringle.co.uk.
What information do we collect?
We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information which you voluntarily provide to us, which may include:
(a) information relating to your use of the site such as searches you undertake, IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views.
(b) information relating to any purchases you make of our services (including name, address, email address and telephone number)
(c) information required for registering with us (including name, address and email address)
(d) information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our website services, email notifications and/or newsletters (including name and email address)
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
Information submitted through the contact form is used solely to answer your query and is never used for marketing purposes.
- Help you navigate our website or online products;
- Personalize and provide a more convenient experience to you;
- Analyze which pages you visit, which features you are using in our technical solutions, and which consumer privacy tools you use;
- Provide features such as social sharing widgets and videos;
- Measure advertising and promotional effectiveness;
- Assess which areas of our site you visit to remarket to you after you leave our site;
What are cookies? Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors or use the cookie control system if available upon their first visit.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
Some links on this website are affiliate links. This means if you click through them and make a purchase we will earn a commission. There is at no additional cost to you. Keep in mind that we link to these companies and their products because of their quality and we will only recommend products that we use and think can provide a beneficial service.
Using your personal data
We may use your personal information to:
- communicate with you about a request you have made;
- send statements and invoices in order to collect payments from you;
- send email notifications which you have specifically requested;
- send our newsletter and other marketing communications relating to our products/services where you have given your express permission and opted-in for.
We will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.
Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information
In practice you will have expressly agreed to our use of your personal data for marketing in advance. You may also opt-out of the use of you of your personal data for marketing purposes.
The GDPR provides the following rights for individuals:
- The right to be informed
- The right of access
- The right to rectification
- The right to erasure
- The right to restrict processing
- The right to data portability
- The right to object
- Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.
For more information, please visit the ICO website.
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response.
Contact & Communication With us
Users contacting us through this website do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk.
We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information you voluntarily share with us.
However, no exchange of data over the Internet can be guaranteed as 100% secure and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet therefore you agree that we are not responsible for any intercepted information shared through our Site without our knowledge or permission. Additionally, you release us from any and all claims arising out of or related to the use of such intercepted information in any unauthorized manner.
Downloads & Media Files
Any downloadable documents, files or media made available on this website are provided to users at their own risk. While all precautions have been undertaken to ensure only genuine downloads are available users are advised to verify their authenticity using third party antivirus software or similar applications.
We accept no responsibility for third party downloads and downloads provided by external third party websites and advise users to verify their authenticity using third party antivirus software or similar applications.
Email Mailing List & Marketing Messages
We operate an email mailing list program, used to inform subscribers about products, services and/or news we supply/publish. Users can subscribe through an online automated process where they have given their explicit permission. Subscriber personal details are collected, processed, managed and stored in accordance with the regulations named in ‘The policy’ above. Subscribers can unsubscribe at any time through an automated online service, or if not available, other means as detailed in the footer of sent marketing messages (or unsubscribe from all Mailchimp lists). The type and content of marketing messages subscribers receive, and if it may contain third party content, is clearly outlined at the point of subscription.
Email marketing messages may contain tracking beacons / tracked clickable links or similar server technologies in order to track subscriber activity within email marketing messages. Where used, such marketing messages may record a range of subscriber data relating to engagement, geographic, demographics and already stored subscriber data.
Shortened URLs; URL shortening is a technique used on the web to shorten URLs (Uniform Resource Locators) to something substantially shorter. This technique is especially used in social media and looks similar to this (example: http://bit.ly/zyVUBo). Users should take caution before clicking on shortened URL links and verify their authenticity before proceeding.
Social Media Policy & Usage
We adopt a Social Media Policy to ensure our business and our staff conduct themselves accordingly online. While we may have official profiles on social media platforms users are advised to verify authenticity of such profiles before engaging with, or sharing information with such profiles. We will never ask for user passwords or personal details on social media platforms. Users are advised to conduct themselves appropriately when engaging with us on social media.
There may be instances where our website features social sharing buttons, which help share web content directly from web pages to the respective social media platforms. You use social sharing buttons at your own discretion and accept that doing so may publish content to your social media profile feed or page. You can find further information about some social media privacy and usage policies in the resources section below.
Resources & Further Information
- Overview of the GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation: https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr