GENERAL PRIVACY POLICIES

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WEBSITE PRIVACY POLICY

 

INTRODUCTION

ABC Solutions Group is committed to data security and the fair and transparent processing of personal data.

This privacy notice sets out how we will treat the personal data which you provide to us in compliance with applicable data protection law, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR).

Please read this Privacy Notice carefully as it contains important information on who we are, how and why we collect, store, use and share personal data, your rights in relation to your personal data, how to contact us and supervisory authorities in the event that you would like to report a concern about the way in which we process your data

WHO ARE WE?

In relation to this website, www.abcsolutionsgroup.com and for the purposes of the GDPR, ABC Solutions Group is the ‘controller’ of the personal data you provide to us from this site or as part of general business relations.

Our registered office is Technology House, Congleton Business Park, Congleton, Cheshire CW12 1LB

If you have any queries about this Privacy Notice, the way in which ABC Solutions Group processes personal data, or about exercising any of your rights, please contact enquiries@itsaseasyasabc.co.uk, phone on 01270 655400, or write to Data Protection, ABC Solutions Group, Technology House, Congleton Business Park, Congleton, Cheshire CW12 1LB.

ABC Solutions Group owns and operates www.abcsolutionsgroup.com (Website). This Privacy Notice, together with our Website terms of use and any other documents referred to in them, sets out the basis on which ABC Solutions Group processes personal data.

 

WHAT PERSONAL DATA DO WE COLLECT?

We may collect and process the following personal data:

Name, Telephone, E-mail Address and Company Name

If you:

    • complete a form on our Website;
    • correspond with us by phone, e-mail, or in writing;
    • report a problem;
    • sign up to receive our communications;
    • request to receive information about our products and/or services

 

INFORMATION WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU

We obtain certain types of information when your web browser accesses our website via the use of Cookies.

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity.

For further information visit http://www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases some of our website features may not function as a result.

When you visit our Website, we may automatically collect the following information:

 

    • technical information, including the internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform;
    • information about your visit to our Website such as the products and/or services you searched for and view, page response times, download errors, 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.

 

HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

When we ask you to supply us with personal data we will make it clear whether the personal data we are asking for must be supplied so that we can provide the products and services to you, or whether the supply of any personal data we ask for is optional.

Contract performance: we may use your personal data to fulfil a contract, or take steps linked to a contract:

    • to provide the products and/or services to you;
    • to communicate with you in relation to the provision of the contracted products and services;
    • to provide you with administrative support such as account creation, security, and responding to issues; and
  • to provide you with industry information, surveys, information about our awards and events, offers and promotions, related to the products and/or services.

 

Legitimate interests: where this is necessary for purposes which are in our, or third parties, legitimate interests. These interests are:

    • communicating with you in relation to any issues, complaints, or disputes;
    • improving the quality of experience when you interact with our products and/or services, including testing the performance and customer experience of our Website;
  • performing analytics on sales/marketing data, determining the effectiveness of promotional campaigns.

NOTE: you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data on the basis of legitimate interests as set out below, under the heading Your rights.

 

Consent: where you have given your express consent to receive marketing communications, we may use your personal data to:

  • send you newsletters, surveys, information about our awards and events, offers, and promotions, related to products and services offered by ABC Solutions Group which may be of interest to you;
  • developing, improving, and delivering marketing and advertising for products and services offered by ABC Solutions Group.

Where required by law: we may also process your personal data if required by law, including responding to requests by government or law enforcement authorities, or for the prevention of crime or fraud.

 

WHO DO WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL DATA WITH?

 

ABC Solutions Group will not pass data to any third parties, except to enable you to receive information you have requested to be sent to you.

We take all reasonable steps to ensure that our staff protect your personal data and are aware of their information security obligations. We limit access to your personal data to those who have a genuine business need to know it.

We may also share your personal data with trusted third parties including:

Service Providers: For security, service operation and management purposes, ABC Solutions Group also uses third-party services for its managed IT Services. We ensure that these providers provide the same level of protection as ABC Solutions Group. Third-party vendors and providers supply the necessary hardware, software, networking and storage to the IT Systems. These third parties have access to your Personal Information only for purposes of performing these tasks on our behalf.

We will ensure there is a contract in place with the categories of recipients listed above which include obligations in relation to the confidentiality, security, and lawful processing of any personal data shared with them.

Where a third party recipient is located outside the European Economic Area, we will ensure that the transfer of personal data will be protected by appropriate safeguards, namely the use of standard data protection clauses adopted or approved by the European Commission where the data protection authority does not believe that the third country has adequate data protection laws.

We will share personal data with law enforcement or other authorities if required by applicable law.

We do not sell your Personal Information or Content and will not share or disclose any of your Personal Information or Content with third parties except as described in this policy. We do not share Personal Information about you with third parties for their marketing purposes (including direct marketing purposes).

HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

 

While we understand your rights as detailed above and will assist you with them wherever possible, please note that we may continue to retain, or otherwise use your personal data where we have a legitimate interest or a legal or contractual obligation to do so. Our processing in that respect will be limited to what is necessary for the furtherance of those interests or obligations.

We may also need to retain a record where we help you with any of the rights detailed above to keep a record of the request along with the action taken, so that we can evidence our compliance, as well as to ensure that where we receive your data in the future

Where there is a contract between us, and we are the Data Controller we will retain your personal data for the duration of the contract, and for a period of six years following its termination or expiry, to ensure we are able to comply with any contractual, legal, audit and other regulatory requirements, or any orders from competent courts or authorities.

We will always retain your personal information in accordance with law and regulation and never retain your information for longer than is necessary.

Where you have consented to marketing communications, you may change your preferences or unsubscribe from marketing communications at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in an email from us.

 

HOW IS PERSONAL DATA PROTECTED?

 

We take reasonable steps to protect your personal data from loss or destruction. We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so.

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 personal data transmitted to our Website; any

transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your personal data, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

 

YOUR RIGHTS

 

Under the GDPR, you have various rights with respect to our use of your personal data:

Right to Access

You have the right to request a copy of the personal data that we hold about you by contacting us at the email or postal address given below. Please include with your request information that will enable us to verify your identity. We will respond with 30 days of request. Please note that there are exceptions to this right. We may be unable to make all information available to you if, for example, making the information available to you would reveal personal data about another person, if we are legally prevented from disclosing such information. Or if your request is manifestly unfounded or excessive.

Right to rectification

We aim to keep your personal data accurate and complete. We encourage you to contact us using the contact details provided below to let us know if any of your personal data is not accurate or changes, so that we can keep your personal data up-to-date.

Right to erasure

You have the right to request the deletion of your personal data where, for example, the personal data is no longer necessary for the purposes for which it was collected, where you withdraw your consent to processing, where there is no overriding legitimate interest for us to continue to process your personal data, or your personal data has been unlawfully processed. If you would like to request that your personal data is erased, please contact us using the contact details provided below.

Right to object

In certain circumstances, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data where, for example, your personal data is being processed on the basis of legitimate interests and there is no overriding legitimate interest for us to continue to process your personal data, or if your data is being processed for direct marketing purposes. If you would like to object to the pressing of your personal data, please contact us using the contact details provided below.

Right to restrict processing

In certain circumstances, you have the right to request that we restrict the further processing of your personal data. This right arises where, for example, you have contested the accuracy of the personal data we hold about you and we are verifying the information, you have objected to processing based on legitimate interests and we are considering whether there are any overriding legitimate interests, or the processing is unlawful and you elect that processing is restricted rather than deleted. Please contact us using the contact details provided below.

Right to data portability

In certain circumstances, you have the right to request that some of your personal data is provided to you, or to another data controller, in a commonly used, machine-readable format. This right arises where you have provided your personal data to us, the processing is based on consent or the performance of a contract, and processing is carried out by automated means. If you would like to request that your personal data is ported to you, please contact us using the contact details provided below.

Please note that the GDPR sets out exceptions to these rights. If we are unable to comply with your request due to an exception we will explain this to you in our response.

CONTACT

 

If you have any queries about this Privacy Notice, the way in which ABC Solutions Group processes personal data, or about exercising any of your rights, please contact enquiries@itsaseasyasabc.co.uk, phone on 01270 655400, or write to Data Protection, ABC Solutions Group, Technology House, Congleton Business Park, Congleton, Cheshire CW12 1LB

COMPLAINTS

 

If you are not happy with the way your information is being handled, or with the response received from us, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office at Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, SK9 5AF (https://ico.org.uk/).

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY NOTICE

 

Any changes we may make to our Privacy Notice in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes. This Privacy Notice was last updated May 2018