PRIVACY POLICY

Who we are

Our website address is: https://www.swifix.co.uk.

This privacy policy is a public statement of how our website applies data protection principles to processing data. We have tried to make it as a clear as possible, so that it is accessible to all.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Any information you provide to us via this website is collected by us, Swifix.

Some anonymous data is also collected by Google Analytics, while our social media features will collect data in the form of cookies about social actions you might take. More on this is included below.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service Privacy Policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

We collect data via our website’s contact form, which appears on a number of pages and collects information such as your name, company, job title, email and telephone number which is emailed to us. This information is not stored on our website or its server. At the bottom of the form, we ask for consent to collect your data. Do not use the form if you do not want to give consent.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Opting out of cookies: You can set up your browser to refuse cookies if you want to, though that might limit some site features. To do so, you can change your browser’s options to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from a website you visit. The UK-based Information Commissioner’s Office provides more information on cookies and how to opt out here: https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies/ 

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Google Analytics cookies which help us understand how visitors arrive at and browse our products and website to identify areas for improvement, such as navigation and user experience. With Google Analytics, in accordance with best practice, have set up anonymized IP addresses so your IP cannot be identified.

Who we share your data with

The data we collect via our website is for our use. We will not sell this information. We do engage in partnerships with other trusted companies, but we would only share your information with them with your prior consent. A reason we might need to share your information with a third-party partner might be to process an order, in which case a third party might need to process data on our behalf.

How long we retain your data

Information we collect via this website is for the purposes of: dealing with your contact request, providing further information, arranging appointments, and occasionally updating you about our company news.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Contact information

If you have any queries, please email us at [email protected], call us on 01884 560477, or use our website contact form to get in touch.

Additional information

How we protect your data

We have put security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Only authorised personnel are allowed physical and/or digital access to our servers and data.

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