Consult Red (Red Embedded LTD) understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits this website, www.consult.red (“Our Site”) and will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a manner that is consistent with our obligations and your rights under the law.
In this Policy, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
|“Account”||means an account required to access and/or use certain areas and features of Our Site;|
|“Cookie”||means a small text file placed on your computer or device by Our Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site and/or when you use certain features of Our Site. Details of the Cookies used by Our Site are set out in section 17, below;|
|“Cookie Law”||means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003;|
|“We/Us/Our”||means Consult Red (Red Embedded LTD) a limited company registered in England under company number 06688270 whose registered address is The Wave, 1 View Croft Road, Shipley, Bradford BD17 7DU and whose main trading address is The Wave, 1 View Croft Road, Shipley, Bradford BD17 7DU.|
Our Site is owned and operated by Consult Red (Red Embedded LTD) a limited company registered in England under company number 06688270 whose registered address is The Wave, 1 View Croft Road, Shipley, Bradford BD17 7DU and whose main trading address is The Wave, 1 View Croft Road, Shipley, Bradford BD17 7DU.
Personal data is defined by the UK GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018 (collectively, “the Data Protection Legislation”) as ‘any information relating to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified by reference to an identifier’.
Personal data is, in simpler terms, any information about you that enables you to be identified. Personal data covers obvious information such as your name and contact details, but it also covers less obvious information such as identification numbers, electronic location data, and other online identifiers.
|7.1||Under the Data Protection Legislation, you have the following rights which this Policy and our use of personal data have been designed to uphold:|
|7.1.2||The right of access to the personal data we hold about you (see section 15);|
|7.1.3||The right to rectification if any personal data we hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete (please contact us using the details in section 16 to find out more);|
|7.1.4||The right to be forgotten – i.e. the right to ask us to delete or otherwise dispose of any personal data we hold about you (We only hold your personal data for a limited time, as explained in section 9 but if you would like us to delete it sooner, please contact us using the details in section 16);|
|7.1.5||The right to restrict (i.e. prevent) the processing of your personal data;|
|7.1.6||The right to object to us using your personal data for a particular purpose or purposes;|
|7.1.7||The right to withdraw consent. This means that, if we are relying on your consent as the legal basis for using your personal data, you are free to withdraw that consent at any time.|
|7.1.8||The right to data portability. This means that, if you have provided personal data to us directly, we are using it with your consent or for the performance of a contract, and that data is processed using automated means, you can ask us for a copy of that personal data to re-use with another service or business in many cases.|
|7.1.9||Rights with respect to automated decision making and profiling. We do not use your personal data in this way.|
|7.2||For more information about our use of your personal data or exercising your rights as outlined above, please contact us using the details provided in section 16.|
|7.3||It is important that your personal data is kept accurate and up to date. If any of the personal data we hold about you changes, please keep us informed as long as we have that data.|
|7.4||If you have any cause for complaint about Our use of your personal data, please contact us using the details provided in section 16 and we will do our best to solve the problem for you. If we are unable to help, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the UK’s supervisory authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office.|
|7.5||For further information about your rights, please contact the Information Commissioner’s Office or your local Citizens Advice Bureau.|
We do not collect any ‘special category’ or ‘sensitive’ personal data, personal data relating to children or data relating to criminal convictions and/or offences.
|8.2||date of birth;|
|8.6||contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;|
|8.7||demographic information such as postcode, preferences, and interests;|
|8.9||web browser type and version;|
|8.11||a list of URLs starting with a referring site, your activity on Our Site, and the site you exit to.|
All personal data is processed and stored securely, for no longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. We will comply with our obligations and safeguard your rights under Data Protection Legislation at all times. For more details on security see section 10, below.
|9.1||Our use of your personal data will always have a lawful basis, either because it is necessary for Our performance of a contract with you, because you have consented to Our use of your personal data (e.g. by subscribing to emails), or because it is in Our legitimate interests. Specifically, We may use your data for the following purposes:|
|9.1.1||Replying to emails from you|
|9.1.2||Supplying you with emails that you have opted into.|
|9.2||Third parties including LinkedIn and Google whose content appears on our Site may use third party Cookies, as detailed below in section 16. Please refer to section 16 for more information on controlling Cookies. Please note that we do not control the activities of such third parties, nor the data they collect and use and advise you to check the privacy policies of any such third parties.|
|9.3||You have the right to withdraw your consent to us using your personal data at any time, and to request that we delete it.|
|9.4||We do not keep your personal data for any longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. Data will therefore be retained for the following periods (or, where there is no fixed period, the following factors will be used to determine how long it is kept): Data is reviewed yearly and will be removed if not being actively used. We keep active data up to three full years unless required by any formal implemented policy or law requiring data to be stored for longer periods.|
|9.5||We will only use your personal data for the purpose(s) for which it was originally collected unless we reasonably believe that another purpose is compatible with that or those original purpose(s) and need to use your personal data for that purpose. If we do use your personal data in this way and you wish us to explain how the new purpose is compatible with the original, please contact us using the details in section 16.|
|9.6||If we need to use your personal data for a purpose that is unrelated to, or incompatible with, the purpose(s) for which it was originally collected, we will inform you and explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.|
|9.7||In some circumstances, where permitted or required by law, we may process your personal data without your knowledge or consent. This will only be done within the bounds of the Data Protection Legislation and your legal rights.|
|10.1||We only keep your personal data for as long as we need to in order to use it as described above in section 8 and 9, and/or for as long as we have your permission to keep it.|
|10.2||We may store some or all of your personal data in countries outside of the UK or EEA. These are known as “third countries”. We will take additional steps to ensure that your personal data is treated just as safely and securely as it would be within the UK or EEA and under the Data Protection Legislation.|
a) We will use specific approved contracts which ensure the same levels of personal data protection that apply under the Data Protection Legislation. For further information, please refer to the Information Commissioner’s Office.
b) Please contact us using the details below in Section 16 for further information about the particular data protection safeguards used by us when transferring your personal data to a third country.
|10.3||The security of your personal data is essential to us and to protect your data, we take a number of important measures, including the following:|
a) limiting access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors, and other third parties with a legitimate need to know and ensuring that they are subject to duties of confidentiality;b) procedures for dealing with data breaches (the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure of, or access to, your personal data) including notifying you and/or the Information Commissioner’s Office we are legally required to do so.
|11.1||Subject to section 10.2, We will not share any of your data with any third parties for any purposes.|
|11.2||We may compile statistics about the use of our Site including data on traffic, usage patterns, user numbers, and other information. All such data will be anonymised and will not include any personally identifying data, or any anonymised data that can be combined with other data and used to identify you.|
|11.3||If any personal data is transferred outside of the UK or EEA, we will take suitable steps in order to ensure that your personal data is treated just as safely and securely as it would be within the UK or EEA and under the Data Protection Legislation, as explained above.|
|11.4||In certain circumstances, we may be legally required to share certain data held by us, which may include your personal data, for example, where we are involved in legal proceedings, where we are complying with legal requirements, a court order, or a governmental authority.|
|12.2||In the event that any of your data is to be transferred in such a manner, you will be contacted in advance and informed of the changes.|
|13.1||In addition to your rights under the Data Protection Legislation, set out in section 7, when you submit personal data via our Site, you may be given options to restrict our use of your data. In particular, we aim to give you strong controls on our use of your data for direct marketing purposes (including the ability to opt-out of receiving emails from us which you may do by unsubscribing using the links provided in our emails.|
|13.2||You may also wish to sign up to one or more of the preference services operating in the UK: The Telephone Preference Service (“the TPS”), the Corporate Telephone Preference Service (“the CTPS”), and the Mailing Preference Service (“the MPS”). These may help to prevent you receiving unsolicited marketing. Please note, however, that these services will not prevent you from receiving communications that you have consented to receiving.|
|14.1||You may access certain areas of our Site without providing any data at all. However, to use all features and functions available on our Site you may be required to submit or allow for the collection of certain data.|
You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held by us (where such data is held.
All subject access requests should be made in writing and sent to the contact details outlined in section 16.
There is not normally any charge for a subject access request. If your request is ‘manifestly unfounded or excessive (for example, if you make repetitive requests) a fee may be charged to cover our administrative costs in responding.
Please contact us for more details using the contact details in section 16.
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: +44 1274 287 700
Post: Consult Red, The Wave, 1 View Croft Road, Shipley, Bradford, BD17 7DU
Please ensure that your query is clear, particularly if it is a request for information about the data we hold about you (as under section 15, above).