Barnwood Carpentry is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
By visiting this website, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in the policy.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (Act) and the EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), the data controller is Barnwood Carpentry of 55 Combe Road, Godalming, Surrey, GU7 3SL.
In order to protect the rights of those using our website, we comply fully with the Act and GDPR which stipulate guidelines and regulation for the strict security procedures required for the storage and disclosure of information given to us and to prevent the unauthorised access or loss of such information.
Information we collect from you?
We will collect and process the following categories of data about you:
Information you give us: this is information about you that you give us by filling in forms on the website, interacting with the website or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. It includes information you provide when you complete our contact form.
The information you give us may include personal data such as your name, postal and email address, and phone number.
Information we collect about you. This is information that we collect automatically about your visit during your time on the website. It typically involves technical information and is often collected using small data files called “cookies”. We may use this information to make improvements to our website and to ensure we provide the best service for users. Wherever possible we will use aggregated or anonymous information which does not identify individual visitors to our websites.
Information we receive from other sources – This is information that we receive about you from third parties, such as analytics providers, search information providers and so on. This information is completely anonymous.
How do we use this information?
All information about you that we collect or receive, whether of a personal or technical nature, may be used by us in the following ways:
To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us and to provide you with the information and services that you request from us
To notify you about changes to our services
To administer the Site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes
To improve the Site and ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer
As part of our efforts to keep the Site safe and secure
To measure or understand our effectiveness
To comply with GDPR regulations
If you visit our website, we may record information about
the areas of the website you visit
the amount of time you spend on the site
whether you are new to the site, or have visited it before
how you came to our website – for example, through an email link or a search engine
Once we have received your information, we use Microsoft 365, Xero Accounting and Google to process and store your data.
How we protect your personal information?
We take all appropriate physical, electronic and managerial measures to ensure that we keep your information secure, accurate and up to date, and that we only keep it as long as is reasonable and necessary.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of any data transmitted to the Site; and any such transmission is at your own risk.
Where organisations transfer personal data outside of the EEA, such as Microsoft and Google, we ensure that these organisations are members of Privacy Shield and offer excellent protection of your data.
Emails aren’t always secure, and they may be intercepted or changed after they’ve been sent. Barnwood Carpentry doesn’t accept liability if this happens. The contents of emails reflect their author’s views and not necessarily those of Barnwood Carpentry.
Please do not send any financial data via email.
The information in emails is confidential, so if you’ve received one by mistake, please delete it without copying, using, or telling anyone about its contents.
Our websites may include links to websites run by other organisations such as Facebook or Instagram. Barnwood Carpentry is not responsible for the privacy practices of these other websites so you should read their privacy policies carefully before engaging with these organisations.
You have the following rights under law in respect of your personal information:
The right to be informed about the collection and use of your personal information
The right of access to your information to verify the legality of our use of it
The right to request that inaccurate or incomplete information about you is rectified
The right to request the deletion or removal of your information where there is no further reason for us to use it (such as you have withdrawn your consent to receive our marketing)
The right to restrict the use of your information
The right to obtain and reuse the information that we have about you for your own purposes
The right to object to certain uses (such as for marketing purposes) and
The right not to be subject to a decision that has a legal effect on you that has been based on an automated decision
Should you wish to exercise any of these rights, you may do so at any time by writing to us at the address given below.
If you would like to request the information we hold about you under a Subject Access Request (“SAR”), you may do this by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to Barnwood Carpentry, 55 Combe Road, Godalming, Surrey, GU7 3SL. We will respond at earliest possible opportunity and aim to provide your information within a month.
If you feel that your rights have been breached in any way, you should contact us at the address given above or lodge an official complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office via their website (https://ico.org.uk) or by writing to:
Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.
If your personal details change, please help us to keep your information up to date by notifying us.
We may change the terms of this privacy statement from time to time. If we do, we will post the changes here so please check from time to time. By continuing to use our websites you will be deemed to have accepted such changes.
This page was updated on 22.11.2022.