From 2018 new European legislation has come into effect to protect your personally identifiable information. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) replaces previous Data Protection legislation. We aim to comply with the GDPR and we want you to understand how we collect, store and use your personal information.
When you contact Focus Fireplace (Manufacturing) Ltd we will need to collect and store information in order that we can fulfil your request or requirements. This could include:
If you do not provide us with all of the personal information that we need this may affect our ability to offer our services.
Other information that we may record potentially containing your personal details
We need to collect your personal information so that we can manage our business relationship with you. We will use this information to:
We also process your personal information in pursuit of our legitimate interests to:
We record and store data in accordance with legislation in England. For example:
We store information electronically and on paper.
We share personal information that you provided to us on an “as-needs” basis with third parties such as sub-contractors or suppliers in order to fulfil your order or requirements e.g. to supply you with samples, to deliver goods to you or to install goods or undertake repairs.
We share information with our professional advisers (e.g. book keepers, accountants, legal counsel) as needed for the smooth running of our business.
We do not sell or pass on your details to unconnected third parties in the normal course of business.
We may pass on information to third parties if we believe in good faith that this will prevent fraud, injury or other problems.
We may share information with credit card companies/banks specifically for the resolution of chargebacks and similar claims.
We may share information if there is a lawful obligation for us to do so.
We may use anonymised information in the preparation of “case studies” for publicity and marketing purposes.
We may share information already in the public domain (e.g. reviews which may contain your personal information).
We work with a number of trusted business partners and if you ask us to we can pass on your contact details.
We may gather information about your general internet use by using the cookie. Where used, these cookies are downloaded to your computer and stored on the computer’s hard drive. Such information will not identify you personally; it is statistical data which does not identify any personal details whatsoever.
You can adjust the settings on your computer to decline any cookies if you wish. This can be done within the “settings” section of your computer. For more information please read the advice at AboutCookies.org.
Cookies are used for a variety of purposes, including providing personalised web pages and recognising your choice of language. Cookies do not cause harm to your device, but, if you wish to stop your computer accepting cookies, go to the help section of your internet browser (for example, Internet Explorer or Firefox) where you will find information on how to do this.
In the context of the Site, the following cookies are deployed:
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In such cases, no data which is itself specific to any identifiable user is retained.
In addition to standard analytics parameters, we receive data via Google Analytics Advertising Features including information about 'Demographics and Interest Reporting' which gives us greater insight into the types of visitors we receive.
As a user you can opt out of this process of collecting traffic log data. To do so please visit the following site which provides a browser add-on that enables a user to opt out.
Please do not hesitate to contact us regarding any matter relating to this Privacy and Cookies Policy via email at firstname.lastname@example.org