The New General Data Protection Regulations
From the 25th May 2018 The new GDPR comes into force and our new ‘Privacy Notice’ which affects Potential Customers, Customers, Suppliers and Financial Transactions are as follows:
QUOTATIONS and CUSTOMER REQUESTS for PRICING
We hold details about you, the client or potential client because you gave it to us to enable us to provide an estimate or quotation for you. We hold the basic detail which includes your surname, post code and some basic details about your heating system on a secure PC. in the course of time we delete this information unless you instruct us to do the work: in which case the Quotation Invoice and certificate are securely stored for the minimum period of seven years as required by law. You have a right to ask us what details we have about you and ask us to destroy or remove any information which we are not legally required to retain.
We do not share your information with any other Organisation, Company or Data Controller unless we ask you for your permission. As an example, this may include water testing etc.
INVOICES and CERTIFICATES
We hold your Certificate and invoice for a minimum period of seven years as required by HMR&C and you are entitled under the new GDPR to request what information we hold and ask us to destroy that information after the statutory period has ended. We may also contact you to by post or email to inform you that your Guarantee period is ending.
PRUDUCT AND SERVICE PROVIDERS
We will hold your COSHH, invoices and quotations because you gave them to us and for the legal minimum period under HMR&C rules. You are entitled to request what information we have about you and ask us to destroy or delete this information after the minimum legal period has ended.
CREDIT & DEBIT CARD TRANSACTIONS
This information is already strictly controlled. We hold the supplier copy of any Credit or Debit Card Transaction which only shows the last four digits of your card for the minimum period after which they are securely destroyed. Bacs transaction show on our bank statements and are retained for at least the minimum period required by HMR&C.
Power Flush UK operates https://powerflushuk.com and may operate other websites. It is Power Flush UK’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, Power Flush UK collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Power Flush UK’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Power Flush UK’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Power Flush UK may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Power Flush UK also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on https://powerflushuk.com blogs/sites. Power Flush UK only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Power Flush UK’s websites choose to interact with Power Flush UK in ways that require Power Flush UK to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Power Flush UK gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at https://powerflushuk.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Power Flush UK are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Power Flush UK collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Power Flush UK. Power Flush UK does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities. (edited)
Power Flush UK may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Power Flush UK may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Power Flush UK does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Power Flush UK discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Power Flush UK’s behalf or to provide services available at Power Flush UK’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Power Flush UK’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Power Flush UK will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Power Flush UK discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Power Flush UK believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Power Flush UK, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Power Flush UK website and have supplied your email address, Power Flush UK may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Power Flush UK and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Power Flush UK takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Power Flush UK, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Power Flush UK goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Power Flush UK may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.