We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. We will never store your credit/debit card information on our website. All electronic transactions you make to or receive from us will be transferred and processed by Barclaycard. Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet. You are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential. We will not ask you for your password.
Proguard is a trading name of Beck Products Ltd. Registered in England and Wales. Company No. 9116717. VAT no. 299 423 808
Our registered address is: Gateway House, Holme Lacy Road, Rotherwas, Hereford, HR2 6EQ
Your personal data – what is it?
Personal data relates to a living individual who can be identified from that data. Identification can be by the information alone or in conjunction with any other information in the data controller’s possession or likely to come into such possession. The processing of personal data is governed by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Who are we?
Beck is the data controller (contact details below). This means it decides how your personal data is processed and for what purposes.
How do we process your personal data?
Beck complies with its obligations under GDPR by keeping personal data up to date; by storing and destroying it securely; by not collecting or retaining excessive amounts of data; by protecting personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access and disclosure and by ensuring that appropriate technical measures are in place to protect personal data.
We use your personal data for the following purposes:
- To maintain our own accounts and records of all communications, including any sales orders for the following:
- Prospective customers
- To inform individuals of news, products, events and services of Proguard via the following methods:
- To operate the Proguard web site and deliver the services that individuals have requested.
What is the legal basis for processing your personal data? (Article 6 of GDPR)
☒ Consent of the data subject. This is so that we can keep you informed about news, product, services and events.
☒ Processing is necessary for the performance of a contract with the data subject or to take steps to enter into a contract. A copy of our terms and conditions are available on request.
☒ Processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation of keeping records of sales for accounting purposes.
Sharing your personal data
Your personal data will be treated as strictly confidential, and will be shared only with employees (where applicable) and IT service providers who store data on secure servers. We will only share your data with third parties outside of Beck with your consent.
How long do we keep your personal data ?
We keep non-customers personal data for a period of 2 years in case of any legal claims/complaints. We keep customers personal data for as long as necessary to comply with financial regulations.
Your rights and your personal data
Unless subject to an exemption under the GDPR, you have the following rights with respect to your personal data: -
- The right to request a copy of your personal data which Beck holds about you;
- The right to request that Beck corrects any personal data if it is found to be inaccurate or out of date;
- The right to request your personal data is erased where it is no longer necessary for Beck to retain such data;
- The right to withdraw your consent to the processing at any time;
- The right to request that the data controller provide the data subject with his/her personal data and where possible, to transmit that data directly to another data controller, (known as the right to data portability), (where applicable);
- The right, where there is a dispute in relation to the accuracy or processing of your personal data, to request a restriction is placed on further processing;
- The right to object to the processing of personal data, (where applicable);
- The right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioners Office.
If we wish to use your personal data for a new purpose, not covered by this Data Protection Notice, then we will provide you with a new notice explaining this new use prior to commencing the processing and setting out the relevant purposes and processing conditions. Where and whenever necessary, we will seek your prior consent to the new processing.
To exercise all relevant rights, queries or complaints please contact the Data Protection Officer; Chris Dupont at Gateway House, Holme Lacy Road, Hereford, HR2 6EQ
You can contact the Information Commissioners Office on 0303 123 1113 or via email https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/email/ or at the Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire. SK9 5AF.
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites. Such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
AN INTRODUCTION TO COOKIES
A cookie is a small data file that is automatically placed onto your computer's hard drive. Cookie files are created by our website and placed onto your device in order to analyse and influence your preferences or behaviour. Analytical cookies are designed to track your journey and experience on our website, so that we may tailor your experience and gather data. Overall, cookies help us to provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
The majority of modern web browsers will automatically allow cookies to be placed onto your device. However, you can usually modify your browser's settings to prevent any cookies from being placed onto your device. Setting your browser to block cookies may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website.
COOKIES DEPLOYED BY OUR WEBSITE:
- ensure that functionality operates as intended
- remember your choices and preferences during and between visits
- allow you to share pages via popular social media networks including Facebook and Twitter
- allow you to interact with our website by leaving comments or opinions
- post enquiries via online forms
- track your visit for statistical analysis, allowing us to improve the usability, speed and security of our website
COOKIES ARE NOT DEPLOYED TO:
- collect any personal, identifiable information (without your express permission)
- collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
- pass data to advertising networks
- pass personally identifiable data to third parties
- pay sales commissions
YOUR CONSENT FOR COOKIE DEPLOYMENT BY OUR WEBSITE
COOKIES USED BY OUR WEBSITE
SOCIAL NETWORK SHARING
We encourage users to share our content and/or like our profile on the popular social media websites Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google+ and LinkedIn. In order to make 'social sharing' accessible, our website utilises widgets either provided directly from the social networks and/or via amalgamative widgets from third parties such as AddThis. Cookies and privacy implications from the social networks vary and will be dependent on your nominated privacy settings with each social network. Social sharing buttons will only deploy cookies if you are signed to that respective social network at the time of being on our website.
Our website has Google Analytics installed which allows us to track and compile anonymous visitor statistics. The information collected ranges from simple traffic volume to the type of browser you are viewing our website with. This information is valuable to us, not just for marketing analysis and quantification, but to improve the usability, security and load speed of our website content. Google Analytics is a popular, secure flagship webmaster product from Google. The privacy and security of Google Analytics data is a high priority at Google, that you can read more about on Google's Analytics Data Safeguarding page. Google also offer a Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on that will allow you to automatically opt-out of all websites that track your activity via Google Analytics. No personal information is collected by Google Analytics.
COOKIE CONSENT CHECK
Upon your first visit to our website, you will notice a subtle banner on the page alerting you to the fact that cookies are being placed on your computer by our website. In order for our website to remember your choice of opting-in, we store a cookie which expires after the set amount of days below (see table).
Our website's visitors can choose to contact us via form(s) on our website. To prevent spam enquiries, we protect our forms with anti-spam challenges which ensure the visitor is an actual living person, rather than a computer bot or spider.
Most modern browsers allow you to control your cookie settings for all websites that you browse. You can disable cookie deployment completely by editing your browser settings; however, in doing so you may be limiting the functionality that is displayed on our website. To learn how to disable cookies on your preferred browser we recommend reading this advice posted by Google.
If you are concerned about cookies tracking your movements on the internet then you may be concerned about spyware. Spyware is the name given to a particular band of cookies that track personal information about you. There are many antispyware programs that you can use to prevent this from happening. Learn more about antispyware software - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spyware. You call also disable Google Analytics on all websites by downloading the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.