Privacy Policy & Cookies

We understand that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used and shared online. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it.

Privacy Policy & Cookies

1. Introduction

We understand that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used and shared online. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it.

2. Background

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.
Please read this Privacy Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of our Privacy Policy is deemed to occur upon your first use of Our Site. If you do not accept and agree with this Privacy Policy, you must stop using our Site immediately.

 

3. Definition and Interpretation

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.

 

4. Information About Us

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.

 

5. What Does This Policy Cover?

This Privacy Policy applies only to your use of our Site. Our Site may contain links to other websites. Please note that 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.

 

6. What is Personal Data?

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. What are My Rights

7.1Under the Data Protection Legislation, you have the following rights which this Policy and our use of personal data have been designed to uphold:
 7.1.1The right to be informed about our collection and use of personal data. This Privacy Policy should tell you everything you need to know, but you can always contact us to find out more or to ask any questions using the details in section 16.
 7.1.2The right of access to the personal data we hold about you (see section 15);
 7.1.3The 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);
 7.1.4The 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);
 7.1.5The right to restrict (i.e. prevent) the processing of your personal data;
 7.1.6The right to object to us using your personal data for a particular purpose or purposes;
 7.1.7The 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.
 7.1.8The 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.
 7.1.9Rights with respect to automated decision making and profiling. We do not use your personal data in this way.
7.2For 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.
7.3It 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.
7.4If 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.
7.5For further information about your rights, please contact the Information Commissioner’s Office or your local Citizens Advice Bureau.

 

8. What Data Do We Collect?

Depending upon your use of Our Site, we may collect some or all of the following personal and non-personal data (please also see section 17 on our use of Cookies and similar technologies.
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.

8.1name;
8.2date of birth;
8.3business/company name;
8.4job title;
8.5profession;
8.6contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
8.7demographic information such as postcode, preferences, and interests;
8.8IP address;
8.9web browser type and version;
8.10operating system;
8.11a list of URLs starting with a referring site, your activity on Our Site, and the site you exit to.

 

9. How Do We Use Your Data?

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.

9.1Our 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:
9.1.1Replying to emails from you
9.1.2Supplying you with emails that you have opted into.
9.2Third 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.
9.3You have the right to withdraw your consent to us using your personal data at any time, and to request that we delete it.
9.4We 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.
9.5We 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.
9.6If 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.
9.7In 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. How and Where Do We Store Your Data?

10.1We 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.
10.2We 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.

10.3The 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. Do We Share Your Data?

11.1Subject to section 10.2, We will not share any of your data with any third parties for any purposes.
11.2We 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.
11.3If 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.
11.4In 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. What Happens if Our Business Changes Hands?

12.1We may, from time to time, expand or reduce our business and this may involve the sale and/or the transfer of control of all or part of our business. Any personal data that you have provided will, where it is relevant to any part of our business that is being transferred, be transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this Privacy Policy, be permitted to use that data only for the same purposes for which it was originally collected by us.
12.2In 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. How Can You Control Your Data?

13.1In 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.
13.2You 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. Your Right to Withhold Information

14.1You 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.
14.2You may restrict our use of Cookies. For more information, see section 17.

 

15. How Can You Access Your 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.

 

16. Contacting Us

If you have any questions about our Site, Privacy Policy or anything to do with your personal data and data protection, including to make a subject access request, please use the following details:
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).

 

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18. Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time (for example, if the law changes).
Any changes will be immediately posted on our Site and you will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the Privacy Policy on your first use of our Site following the alterations. We recommend that you check this page regularly to keep up-to-date.
This Privacy Policy was last updated on the 29th of April 2022.