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PRIVACY POLICY

1. about us
  1. 1.1          For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”), the data controller is Daniel Cobb Design. We are registered as a sole trader (Daniel Cobb).
  2. 1.2          Our office is at 29 Petrel Close, Herne Bay, Kent CT6 6NT
  3. 1.3          If you have any questions in relation to this privacy policy or how we collect, use or store your personal information, you can contact us by emailing hello@danielcobb.design or by post at: Daniel Cobb Design, 29 Petrel Close, Herne Bay, Kent CT6 6NT.
2. Which personal information will we collect?

We may collect and process any of the following information about you:

  1. 2.1            Information you give us. You may give us information about yourself by using the contact links provided on the Website or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. This includes, without limitation, information you provide when you sign-up and register to use the Website, enter into a deal via the Website, ask a question via the Website, participate in discussion boards or other social media functions on the Website and/or when you report a problem with the Website or our services.
    The information you give us may include:
    (a) your name;
    (b) your job title
    (c) your business address;
    (d) your telephone number and email address; and
    (e) your business bank or building society account details and credit or debit card information.
    (f) your IP Address
  2. 2.2            Information we collect about you. Each time you visit the Website we may automatically collect any of the following information:
    (a) technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the internet, browser type and version, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform; and
    (b) information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time), length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs) and methods used to browse away from the page.
  3. 2.3            Information we receive from other sources. We may receive information about you if you use any of the other websites we operate or the other services we provide. In this case we will have informed you when we collected that data that it may be shared internally and combined with data collected on the Website. We work closely with third parties (including, for example, business partners, suppliers of technical and payment processing services, advertising networks, analytics and search information providers and credit reference agencies) and may receive information about you from them.
3. How will your personal information be stored and used?
  1. 3.1            We may collect, use and store the personal information listed above for the following reasons:
    (a) to provide you with the information and services that you request from us;
    (b) to verify your identity in order to prevent and detect money laundering and fraud;
    (c) to carry out statistical analysis and market research;
    (d) for marketing, advertising and promotional purposes;
    (e) to notify you about changes to our services and to keep you informed about our fees and charges;
    (f) with your consent only, to contact you (including by email or post) with information about our products and services which either you request, or which we feel will be of interest to you; and
    (g) with your consent only, to disclose your personal information to carefully selected third parties, so that they might contact you (including by email or post) with information about products and services which may be of interest to you.
4. Disclosure of your personal information
  1. 4.1            Unless you have indicated that you no longer wish us to do so after submitting your details, we will share your personal information with selected third parties, including:
    (a) our service providers and sub-contractors, including but not limited to card payment and direct debit payment processors, suppliers of technical and support services and companies that assist us in carrying out identification and fraud checks;
    (b) credit reference agencies for the purpose of assessing your credit score, where this is a condition of us entering into a contract with you;
    (c) analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our site; and
  2. 4.2            We may also disclose your personal information to third parties:
    (a) if  Daniel Cobb Design or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal information held by Daniel Cobb Design will be one of the transferred assets;
    (b) if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms and conditions or any other agreement; or
    (c) to protect the rights, property, or safety of Daniel Cobb Design, our customers, or other persons. This may include exchanging information with other organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
  3. 4.3            Save as expressly detailed above, we will never share, sell or rent any of your personal information to any third party without your consent. Where you have given your consent for us to share your information, but later change your mind, you should contact us by email (hello@danielcobb.design), telephone (07912 446951) or post (29 Petrel Close, Herne Bay, Kent CT6 6NT) and we will stop doing so.
  1. 4.4            Unless you have indicated that you no longer wish us to do so after submitting your details, we will share your personal information with selected third parties, including:
    (a) our service providers and sub-contractors, including but not limited to card payment and direct debit payment processors, suppliers of technical and support services and companies that assist us in carrying out identification and fraud checks;
    (b) credit reference agencies for the purpose of assessing your credit score, where this is a condition of us entering into a contract with you;
    (c) analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our site; and
  2. 4.5            We may also disclose your personal information to third parties:
    (a) if  Daniel Cobb Design or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal information held by Daniel Cobb Design will be one of the transferred assets;
    (b) if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms and conditions or any other agreement; or
    (c) to protect the rights, property, or safety of Daniel Cobb Design, our customers, or other persons. This may include exchanging information with other organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
  3. 4.6            Save as expressly detailed above, we will never share, sell or rent any of your personal information to any third party without your consent. Where you have given your consent for us to share your information, but later change your mind, you should contact us by email (hello@danielcobb.design), telephone (07912 446951) or post (29 Petrel Close, Herne Bay, Kent CT6 6NT) and we will stop doing so.
5. your rights
  1. 5.1            The Act gives you certain rights in relation to personal information held about you. You may contact us by post or email at any time, to request that we:
    (a) update any out of date or incorrect personal information which we are holding about you; or
    (b) provide you with copies of any personal information which we hold about you, subject to a fee specified by law.
  2. 5.2            You have the right to ask us to not process your personal information for marketing purposes. We will inform you (before collecting your personal information) if we intend to use your personal information for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your personal information.  Alternatively, you can contact us by post or email at any time.
  3. 5.3            If you have previously given your consent to the use of your personal information for marketing purposes, you can choose to stop receiving marketing communications which we send to you from time to time by following the unsubscribe instructions included in such communications. Alternatively, you can opt out of such communications at any time by contacting us by post or email.
6. Security of data
  1. 6.1            All information you provide to us is stored securely. Payment transactions may be undertaken by third party service providers and will be encrypted using industry standard SSL technology. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access your online account, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
  2. 6.2            We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. Although we make every effort to protect the personal information which you provide to us, the transmission of data over the internet is not completely secure. As such, you acknowledge and accept that we cannot guarantee the security of your information transmitted to the Website and that any such transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to prevent unauthorised access.
7. Third party websites

The Website may, from time to time, contain links to websites operated by third parties. Please note that this privacy policy only applies to the personal information that we collect through this Website and we cannot be responsible for personal information collected and stored by third parties. Third party websites have their own terms and conditions and privacy policies, and you should read these carefully before you submit any personal information to these websites. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for third party terms and conditions or policies.

8. cookies
  1. 8.1            Our Website uses cookies, which are small files placed on your internet browser when you visit our Website. We use cookies in order to offer you a more tailored experience in the future, by understanding and remembering your particular browsing preferences.
  2. 8.2            For detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them, please refer to our Cookies Policy. By continuing to use the Website and/or our services, you are agreeing to our use of cookies as described in our Cookies Policy.
9. Changes to our privacy policy

We may update our privacy policy from time to time. By continuing to use the services and our Website, you agree to the latest version of our privacy policy. Any changes we make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by email. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.