This is the Privacy Statement of Holker IT as it relates to this Site. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other websites. Any external links to other websites are clearly identified as such.
Holker IT respects the rights of users of our Site and is committed to protecting your privacy in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations at all times. We will not collect any personal information (also referred to as personal data) about you on this Site without your permission or otherwise in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations.
You are not required to provide us with any personal information (or personal data) in order to use our Site. However, where you choose to give us personal data, via an online form or e-mail, then we will treat your personal information in accordance with General Data Protection Regulation.
By simply visiting our Site, you do not disclose, nor do we collect, personal data about you. The information collected about your visit is limited to technical data such as:
The Internet address (or IP address) of the device you used to access this Site;
Whether you reached the Site using a search engine or if you clicked a link on another website;
The type of web browser you used; the type of device you used to access the Internet.
We use this data for administrative and statistical purposes as well as to help us improve our Site. This technical data does not provide us with the personal data of visitors to our Site.
Giving us your Personal Information
Please note that where you provide us with your personal information (e.g. name, e-mail address, phone and/or other contact information), through a facility provided on this Site or directly to us by e-mail, you consent to us:
Processing and administering your personal data to perform all necessary actions to give effect to your request or instruction; and
Retaining a record of incoming and outgoing communications (e.g. e-mail). Information in the e-mail we receive and send will not be disclosed to any third party without the permission of the sender unless otherwise in accordance with the Data Protection legislation.
Please note that by using this Site you are giving us your consent to process your personal data as outlined in this Statement. Your consent is also provided to any successor or assignee of Holker IT and/or any of its businesses. We inform all persons who submit their personal data to us of these conditions by this Privacy Statement.
Opt-in and Opt-out
Holker IT operates a strict “opt-in” policy for individuals. That means we will not send you any information unless you have requested to receive e-mail/text/social media message updates from us.
For businesses, Holker IT operates, in compliance with the relevant Data Protection legislation, an “opt-out” policy. This means that we will continue to contact businesses with news and information of our goods and services until we are informed that this communication is no longer required.
If you (whether an individual or business customer) wish to be removed from our direct marketing list and do not wish to receive any further information from us (opt-out) you can inform us of this by clicking on the link at the bottom of each e-mail communication you receive from us. Once this information is received we will immediately remove you from our direct marketing database.
Security of Data
Holker IT takes seriously its security obligations in respect of your personal data under the Data Protection Acts in order to prevent unauthorised access to, or alteration or destruction of personal data in our possession.
Right of Access
Where you have provided us with your personal data you have a right to be given a copy of your personal data in accordance with section 4 of the Data Protection Acts subject to certain exceptions.
To request a copy of your personal data please read our Subject Access Request Policy where you can download our Subject Access Request Form for completion before sending it to:
The Data Protection Officer, Holker IT, Jubilee House, Phoenix Way. Burnley. BB11 5SX
Please note the following important requirements:
We reserve the right not to process an access request that is not accompanied by proof of identification;
We do not accept access requests via telephone or text message.
Right of Rectification or Erasure
If we hold incorrect information about you which was originally submitted by you through this Site, you have the right to have the data amended. You also have the right to have any information you have sent to us via this Site erased. To request your right to rectification and/or erasure please send your request in writing to:
The Data Protection Officer, Holker IT, Jubilee House, Phoenix Way. Burnley. BB11 %SX
This request must be accompanied by:
Proof of your name and address; and
A description of the specific personal data you wish rectified.
If you request erasure of your personal data all your data will be erased subject to the following important notice:
We are not required to rectify or erase your data where to do so would prevent you from meeting your contractual obligations to us or where we are required to process (including retaining) your personal data for a lawful purpose in accordance with General Data Protection Regulations.
Holker IT trusts that you appreciate that we respect and value your right to privacy, and that our honesty and integrity shall mean that you will continue to trust us with your personal data, knowing that we will not use it for any inappropriate purpose.
Published: June 2018