Privacy Policy

Our core beliefs regarding user privacy and data protection

User privacy and data protection are human rights. We will never sell, rent or otherwise distribute or make public your personal information. We have a duty of care to the people within our dataData should only be collected and processed when absolutely necessary.

Please note that all data acquired will be used and held in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998 and the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2018 (GDPR)

This site’s compliance with the above legislation, all of which are stringent in nature, means that this site is likely compliant with the data protection and user privacy legislation set out by many other countries and territories as well. If you are unsure about whether this site is compliant with your own country of residences’ specific data protection and user privacy legislation you should contact our data protection officer for clarification.

If you have any queries or concerns please email : craft@salix-assoc.co.uk

Site visitation tracking

Like most websites, this site uses Google Analytics (GA) to track user interaction. We use this data to determine the number of people using our site, to better understand how they find and use our web pages and to see their journey through the website.

Although GA records data such as your geographical location, device, internet browser and operating system, none of this information personally identifies you to us. GA also records your computer’s IP address which could be used to personally identify you but Google do not grant us access to this. We consider Google to be a third party data processor.

A cookie is a small piece of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect information from the browser.  Find out more about cookies on www.allaboutcookies.org.   

We use cookies to identify you when you visit this website and to keep track of your browsing patterns and build up a demographic profile.

GA makes use of cookies, details of which can be found on Google's developer guides. 

Disabling cookies on your internet browser should stop GA from tracking any part of your visit to pages within this website.

Our blog

should you choose to add a comment to any posts that we have published in our blog, the name and email address you enter with your comment will be saved to this website’s database, along with your computer’s IP address and the time and date that you submitted the comment. This information is only used to identify you as a contributor to the comment section of the respective blog post and is not passed on to any of the third party data processors detialed below. Only your name will be shown on the public-facing website although if the supplied email address is linked to a photo this will also be displayed.

Your comment and it’s associated personal data will remain on this site until we see fit to either 1.) remove the comment or 2.) remove the blog post. Should you wish to have the comment and it’s associated personal data deleted, please email us at craft@salix-assoc.co.uk using the email address that you commented with.

If you are under 16 years of age you MUST obtain parental consent before posting a comment on our blog.

NOTE: You should avoid entering personally identifiable information to the actual comment field of any blog post comments that you submit on this website.

Should you choose to contact us using the contact form on our Contant us page or an email link like , none of the data that you supply will be stored by this website or passed to / be processed by any of the third party data processors. Instead the data will be collated into an email and sent to us over the SMTP. Our SMTP servers are protected by TLS (sometimes known as SSL) meaning that the email content is encrypted before being sent across the internet. The email content is then decrypted by our local computers and devices.

Email newsletter

If you choose to join our email newsletter, the email address that you submit to us will be forwarded to our email newsletter provider who provide us with email marketing services. We consider our email newsletter provider to be a third party data processor. The email address that you submit will not be stored within this website’s own database or in any of our internal computer systems.

Your email address will remain within our email newslewtter providers database for as long as we continue to use their services for email marketing or until you specifically request removal from the list. You can do this by unsubscribing using the unsubscribe links contained in any email newsletters that we send you or by requesting removal by email. When requesting removal via email, please send your email to us using the email account that is subscribed to the mailing list.

If you are under 16 years of age you MUST obtain parental consent before joining our email newsletter.

While your email address remains within our email newsletter providers database, you will receive periodic newsletter-style emails from us.

How we store your personal information

As detailed above, if you submit a comment to a blog post published on this website some personal information will be stored within this website’s database. This is currently the only occasion where personal data will be stored on this website. This data is currently stored in an identifiable fashion; a limitation of the content management system that this website is build on.

Pseudonymisation is a recent requirement of the GDPR which many web application developers are currently working to fully implement. We are committed to keeping it as a high priority and will implement it on this website as soon as we are able to


Subject access requests

You have the right to see what personal data we hold about you. If you would like us to provide you with the information, Please Email craft@salix-assoc.co.uk

 

About this website’s server

This website is hosted by a UK data centre located just outside London.

Some of the data centre’s more notable security features are as follows:

    • Steel-reinforced walls, fully air-conditioned rooms providing safety from gas, water, and fire

    • Proximity access locks on all external and internal doors

    • Interruption-free power supply due to emergency diesel generators and plumb gel batteries

    • Server cabinets have locked doors (no open racks)

    • Perimeter and internal IP CCTV system monitored 24×7

    • 24×7 on-site security guards with static and mobile patrols

    • All on-site personnel are security vetted to BS7858 standard

    • Only authorised security cleared staff are allowed into the facility

Our third party data processors

We use a number of third parties to process personal data on our behalf. These third parties have been carefully chosen and all of them comply with relevant legislation.

    • Google

    • 1&1

    • Facebook

    • twitter

    • Instagram

    • Sagepay

    • Elavon

Data Breaches

We will report any unlawful data breach of this website’s database or the database(s) of any of our third party data processors to any and all relevant persons and authorities within 72 hours of the breach if it is apparent that personal data stored in an identifiable manner has been stolen.

Data Controller

The data controller of this website is: Salix Associates Ltd, a UK Private limited Company with company number: 3804525

And whose operating office is:

Unit 8 Bentley Court

Finedon Rd Ind Estate

Wellingborough

NN84BQ


Data Protection Officer

Mr. J Morris
Director, Salix Associates Ltd.
Telephone: 01933228503/01933272440
Email: craft@salix-assoc.co.uk


This privacy policy may change from time to time inline with legislation or industry developments. We will not explicitly inform our clients or website users of these changes. Instead, we recommend that you check this page occasionally for any policy changes.