Simon Smith Garden and Landscape Design values the personal information you provide to us and we wouldn’t want to use it in a way that you wouldn’t expect. This Privacy Notice explains how we protect your privacy and how you can control how we use your personal information. If you want to change the way in which we use your data or if you have a question about how your personal information is used please contact us using the methods below:
Simon Smith Garden and Landscape Design
3 Farm Cottages
Telephone: 01438 869090.
Email: [email protected]
Personal data relates to a living individual who can be identified from this data. Identification can be by the information alone or in conjunction with any other information in the data controller’s possession or likely to come into such possession.
This notice describes how we collect and use personal data about you, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Data Protection Act [1998 or 2018] and any other national implementing laws, regulations and secondary legislation, as amended or updated from time to time, in the UK (‘Data Protection Legislation’).
Please read the following carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
Simon Smith Garden and Landscape Design (“SSGLD”) is the data controller. This means it decides how your personal data is processed and for what purposes.
SSGLD complies with its obligations under the GDPR by keeping personal data up to date, by storing and destroying it securely, by not collecting or retaining excessive amounts of data, by protecting personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access and disclosure and by ensuring that appropriate technical measures are in place to protect personal data.
We use your personal data for the following purposes:
Your personal data will be treated as strictly confidential and may be shared with third parties under the following circumstances:
“Third parties” includes third-party service providers. The following activities are carried out by third-party service providers: IT [and cloud] services, professional advisory services, administration services, marketing services and banking services.
All our third-party service providers are required to take commercially reasonable and appropriate security measures to protect your personal data. We only permit our third-party service providers to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.
We keep your personal data for no longer than reasonably necessary and we only retain your data for the following purposes and use the following criteria to determine how long to retain your personal data
Unless subject to an exemption you have the following rights with respect to your personal data
If we wish to use your personal data for a new purpose, not covered by this Data Protection Notice, then we will provide you with a new notice explaining this new use prior to commencing the processing and setting out the relevant purposes and processing conditions. Where and whenever necessary, we will seek your prior consent to the new processing.
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Cookies do not provide us with access to your computer or any information about you, other than that which you choose to share with us.
However, please note that doing this may affect how our website functions. Some pages and services may become unavailable to you.
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To exercise all relevant rights, queries or complaints please in the first instance contact Mr Simon Smith, SSGLD’s Data Protection Point of Contact on 01438 869090 or at [email protected]
You also have the right to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues, at any time. The ICO’s contact details are as follows:
Information Commissioner's Office
Telephone - 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545 745
Website - https://ico.org.uk/concerns