Privacy Notice

 

Slingers 1858 Limited Privacy Notice

Slingers 1858 Limited takes privacy very seriously. This notice explains how we use the personal information you provide to us.

 

How we use your personal information

We will only use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • to administer and manage our relationship with you, including to set up and maintain your account facility;
  • to process orders from you for goods and services;
  • to deal with any enquiries we receive from you;
  • for the purposes of any corrective action (including a product recall) which may be required in respect of any of the products we supply to you;
  • to comply with applicable laws, regulations and rules;
  • to provide you with details of our product ranges, services and promotions;
  • to notify you of changes to what we do;
  • to make checks of credit reference agencies from time to time (for example, when you complete your trade application form, or if you want to amend your credit limit); and
  • for the purposes of recovery of a debt in case of non-payment.

 

We will only disclose your personal information to third parties in extenuating circumstances such as:

  • if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal information to comply with any legal obligation, or to enforce or apply our terms and conditions of trading and other agreements;
  • to protect the rights, property, or safety of Slingers 1858 Limited, our staff, our customers, or others;
  • in response to a request from a governmental authority (including a regulator); or
  • if we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we will disclose your personal information to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.

 

If necessary for debt recovery purposes, we may also obtain additional information about you beyond that provided in your trade application form from credit reference and tracing agents.

 

Our legal basis for these uses of your personal information may include that (a) it is necessary for our legitimate interests in operating our business and/or providing you with goods and services; and/or (b) it is necessary for the performance of contracts to which you are a party with us.

 

Keeping in touch with you

From time to time we would also like to keep in touch with you, to provide details of our new

product ranges and services and promotional offers. If you do not want to be contacted in this way,

please either circle NO on the trade application form or contact info@slingers1858.co.uk

 

Your rights in relation to your personal information

You have various rights under data protection law regarding the processing of your personal

information, including rights to:

  • request access to personal information we hold about you and details of our processing of your personal information;
  • request us to correct inaccurate personal information;
  • request us to delete personal information in certain circumstances;
  • receive your personal information in a format suitable for transmission to a third party;
  • object to and/or restrict the processing of your personal information (including profiling) on certain grounds;
  • object to the processing of your personal information for direct marketing;
  • object to any decision about you based solely on automated processing (including any profiling) that produces legal effects or otherwise significantly affects you; and
  • lodge a complaint with the UK Information Commissioner's Office.

 

You can make a request to us in relation to these rights at any time by contacting us at info@slingers1858.co.uk. Any information to which you are entitled will be provided within a reasonable timeframe, subject to the exemptions stipulated in applicable data protection laws.

 

How long do we retain your personal information?

We will not keep your personal information longer than is necessary, taking into account information needed for product guarantee or recall purposes, applicable legal requirements and limitation periods.

 

If you have any queries about how we use your personal information, you can contact us at any time via email at info@slingers1858.co.uk, or by post to Slingers 1858 Limited, Ribble Saw Mill, Paley Road, Preston PR1 8LT.

 
 

Data privacy statement

 

A. Information regarding the collection of personal data

(1) In the following, we provide information regarding the collection of personal data when using our website. Personal data is defined as all data that relates to you personally, e.g. name, address, e-mail addresses, user behaviour.

 

(2) Controller in accordance with article 4(7)of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is Slingers 1858 Ltd, Ribble Saw Mill, Paley Road, Preston, PR1 8LT

Our data protection officer can be contacted at info@slingers1858.co.uk or using our postal address and adding “The data protection officer”.

 

(3) When contacting us by e-mail or using a contact form, the data you supply (your e-mail address, your name and phone number if necessary) are stored by us in order to answer your questions. We delete the data gathered in this regard once storage of such data is no longer required, or limit processing of such data should statutory storage obligations apply.

 

(4) Should we require contracted providers to carry out individual functions of our offering or should we like to use your data for commercial purposes, we shall inform you in detail of the respective actions. In doing so, we shall also inform you of the defined criteria regarding duration of storage.

 

B. Your rights

You have the following rights vis-à-vis ourselves with regard to your personal data:

  • Right of access
  • Right to rectification or erasure
  • Right to limitation of processing
  • Right to object to processing
  • Right to data portability.

 

C. Collection of personal data when visiting our website

(1) When using our website for purely informational purposes, i.e. without registering or otherwise submitting information to us, we only collect the personal data that your browser transmits to our server. If you would like to view our website, we collect the following data that we require from a technical point of view to display our website to you and guarantee stability and security (the legal basis here is article 6(1) sentence 1, lit. f GDPR):

 

  • IP address
  • Date and time of enquiry
  • Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • Content of request (specific page)
  • Access status/HTTP status code
  • Volume of data transmitted
  • Website from which the request originated
  • Browser
  • Operating system and its interface
  • Language and version of browser software.

 

(2) In addition to the aforementioned data, when using our website, cookies will be stored on your computer. Cookies are small text files stored on your hard drive by the web browser you are using, enabling certain information to be collected by the website owner who sets the cookie (in this case us). Cookies cannot execute programs or transmit viruses onto your computer. They are designed to make the internet service as a whole more user-friendly and effective.

 

(3) Use of cookies:

a) This website uses the following types of cookies, the scope and functioning of which shall be described below:

  • Transient cookies (b)
  • Persistent cookies (c).

b) Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. These include session cookies in particular. They store a so-called session ID with which the various requests from your browser are assigned to the session as a whole. This means your computer can be recognised when you return to our website. The session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser.

c) Persistent cookies are deleted automatically after a specified length of time, which may differ depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies at any time in your browser’s security settings.

d) You can configure your browser settings according to your needs and decline acceptance of third-party cookies or all cookies, for example. We advise you that you may not be able to use all functions of this website.

e) The Flash cookies used are not collected by your browser but by your Flash Plug-in. We also use HTML5 storage objects, which are stored on your terminal. These objects store the data required independently of your browser used and have no automatic expiry date. If you do not want Flash cookies to be processed, you have to install a corresponding add-on. The use of HTML5 storage objects may impede you as they use private mode in your browser. We also recommend manually deleting your cookies and browser history regularly.

f) This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”).

 

D. Google Analytics

(1) Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and enable analyses to be carried out regarding your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is generally transmitted to a server of Google in the USA and stored there. In the event that IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened in advance by Google, however, within Member States of the European Union or in other Contracting States to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a server of Google in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google shall use this information to analyze your use of the website to compile reports on website activity and perform further services associated with website usage and internet usage for the website operator.

(2) You can prevent cookies being stored by selecting the corresponding setting in your browser software; we advise, however, that you may not be able to use the functionality of this website to its fullest extent in this case. You may also prevent the gathering of data generated by the cookie relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

(3) This website uses Google Analytics with the extension “_anonymiseIp()”. Here, IP addresses are further processed in shortened form meaning individual identification of the user is not possible. Should the data gathered about you enable identification, this will be immediately precluded and the personal data immediately deleted.

(4) We use Google Analytics to analyse and regularly improve use of our website. Using the statistics obtained, we can improve our offering and make it more interesting for you as a user.

(5) Third-party provider information: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001. User conditions: http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html, overview of data protection: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en, and data privacy statement: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en&gl=en.