Alex Evans, the business owner of A Evans Joinery Services (hereinafter called ‘the business’), is committed to respecting the privacy of his customers and users of this website. He is the data controller of the business for the purposes of data legislation.
This Privacy notice explains how the business uses any personal information it collects about you either when you use this website or contact it directly.
What information the business collects about you
The business collects information about you when you make an enquiry for its services either online through this website or through email or over the telephone. The information is personal and may include your name, address, telephone number and email address. It may also include copies of documents you provide to explain your enquiry such as drawings, plans and photographs. The business cannot properly deal with your enquiry without this kind of information.
This website does not use any cookies which you are legally required to consent to such as profiling cookies. It only uses technical cookies which are used to provide for a smooth running website. For example, technical cookies are used when customers wish to submit their enquiries. Google Analytics also uses a technical cookie which it saves to your computer’s hard drive solely for the purposes of statistical analysis and technical optimisation. The information generated by the cookie may be transmitted and stored by Google on servers in the United States. How Google uses this website may be found on https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en-GB. If you wish you may disable the Google Analytics function by means of a browser add-on by logging onto https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
What this information is used for
This information is used by the business for the following purposes:
- To make a preliminary assessment to see if it can help with your project
- To visit your property and provide you with a quote
- To create an agreement between you and the business for work to be carried out
- To develop, promote and advertise the business
- To analyse and optimise the business's website and
- To keep the business’s accounts and records.
Who this information is shared with
This information is, or may be, shared with the business’s website host provider; authorised contractors; legal advisors; debt collectors; HMRC and any properly interested third parties.
The business’s lawful basis for processing your information
The law only allows the business to process your personal data if it satisfies one or more legal grounds. Its lawful basis for processing your information is as follows:
- For the purposes of providing you with a quote and carrying out the business’s part of the contract
- For the purpose of complying with any legal requirement to hold the information and
- For the legitimate interests pursued by the business or a third party. Examples of these interests pursued include the following:
- For the purpose of better understanding its customer base to improve its services
- For the purposes of developing and improving its website
- For the purpose of ensuring the effective management of the business
- For the purpose of dealing with any disputes that arise
- For the purpose of pursuing its rights under the contract and
- For the purpose of complying with any lawful request received from the government, police or other enforcement agencies.
How long your data will be held for
The business retains your personal data for no longer than is necessary for the purpose for which it was provided. The business takes account of the following when deciding how long to keep data:
- Any legal obligation to retain the data for a specific period of time
- The statute of limitations
- Any potential or actual disputes and
- Guidelines issued by the relevant data protection authorities.
Transfer of data outside the EU
No personally identifiable data will be transferred from the UK to outside the EU.
You have the following rights:
- The right to be informed
- The right of access
- The right to rectification
- The right to erasure (to be forgotten)
- The right to restrict processing
- The right to data portability
- The right to object and
- The right not to be subject to automated statistical profiling or decision making.
Full details of these rights can be found on the Information Commissioner’s Office website at: https://ico.org.uk
Right to access information
If you require access to your personal information then please make a request in writing to Alexander Evans at 24 Lyndhurst Road, Didsbury, M20 6AA or send him an online request through the website. The law allows a response time of up to one month.
Right to lodge a complaint
If you are unhappy with the business’s response or with the business’s handling of your data you can make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office by:
- Writing to: Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF
- Telephoning: 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545 745 if you prefer to use a national rate number or
- Submitting a message thorough the ICO’s website at: https://ico.org.uk
It may be updated periodically.