Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data Hodson Office Supplies "We" collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

For the purpose of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the data controller is Hodson Office Supplies Unit 6, Sovereign Way, Trafalgar Industrial Estate, Downham Market. Norfolk. PE38 9SW.

 

Information we collect

We will collect and process the following data about you:

 

Information you give us

This is information about you that you give us by filling in forms on www.hodson-office.co.uk "Our website" or by corresponding with us by phone, email or otherwise. It includes information you provide when you register to use our website, subscribe to a service and when you report a problem with our website. The information you give us may include your name, address, email address and phone number.

We will only use information supplied for the stated purpose and we will only contact you for marketing purposes having received your consent first. In certain instances, we may contact you to update you with information about services you have purchased but this will always be made clear when you sign up for such services and it will be provided under the grounds of legitimate interest.

 

Information we collect about you

With regards to each of your visits to our website we will automatically collect the following information, this will always be anonymised and cannot be traced back and will only be used for the purposes of improving our website and understanding how users interact with it:

Technical information, including the Internet Protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the internet, your log in information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform; and

Information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL), clickstream to, through and from our website (including date and time), products you viewed or searched for, page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), methods used to browse away from the page.

 

Cookies

Our website uses cookies. For detailed information on the cookies we use, how you can manage these cookies, and the purposes for which we use them see our Cookie Policy at the end of this page.

 

Uses made of the information

We use information held about you in the following ways:

 

Information you give to us

We will use this information:

To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us and to provide you with the information, products and services that you request from us;

To provide you with information about other goods and services we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about if you have consented to this;

With your consent to provide you with information about goods or services we feel may interest you.

To provide you with information related to goods and services that you have already purchased and to notify you about changes to our service;

 

Information we collect about you

We will use this information:

To administer our website and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research and statistical purposes;

To improve our website to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer or device;

To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service such as help wizards;

As part of our efforts to keep our website safe and secure;

To measure or understand the effectiveness of marketing campaigns we serve to you and others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you when you have opted to receive marketing by email;

If you have consented, to make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of Our Site about goods or services that may interest you or them.

 

Disclosure of your information

You agree that we have the right to share your personal information with:

Any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.

 

To manage our business we use third party services who process your data on our behalf. This is for tasks such as website, email administration and accounts management.  These services cannot share your data with anyone.

 

We will disclose your personal information to third parties:

If Hodson Office Supplies or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.

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 of Use or Terms and Conditions of Supply and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Hodson Office Supplies, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

 

Where we store your personal data

We will only store your personal data in the UK and in the EU. This means that it will be fully protected under the GDPR.

 

Data security

Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our website; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access and any data we store about you will be encrypted at rest.

 

 

Your rights

We will always inform you before collecting your data of any use we may make of that data or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes.

 

Should we send you information and you no longer wish to be contacted please contact us by email: peter@hodson-office.co.uk

 

Other sites referenced on www.hodson-office.co.uk

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

 

Access to information

The accuracy of your information is important to us, if you change any of the other information we hold or that it is inaccurate or out of date, please email us peter@hodson-office.co.uk

 

As of 25th May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) comes into effect which gives you the right to access information held about you and your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act.

 

Changes to our privacy policy

We may change this Privacy Notice from time to time. This may be necessary, for example, if the law changes, or if we change our business in a way that affects personal data protection.

Any changes will be made available on our website.

 

Contact

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to peter@hodson-office.co.uk

 

 

Cookie policy

Information about our use of cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our website. By continuing to browse, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

 

We use the following cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.

 

Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

 

Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

 

Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

 

Updated 25 May 2018