Privacy Policy

P.A. Hollingworth & Co Ltd Privacy Policy

We are committed to protecting and safeguarding your privacy. We will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully (in accordance with GDPR). This policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.

Your Personal Information

P A Hollingworth & Co Ltd (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the following  website (the “Service”):

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.

What personal information we need

We only collect basic personal information about you which does not include any sensitive types of information. This does, however, include your name, address, telephone number and email address.

Why we need your personal information

We need to know your basic personal information in order to communicate with you regarding your building, electrical or decorating enquiry.  We will not collect any personal data from you we do not need to provide and oversee this service.

What we do with your personal information

All the personal information we process is processed by our staff in Kent, UK. For the purposes of website hosting and storage, this information is located on servers within the European Union.

We may disclose information about you to any of our employees, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes of our services to you.

In addition, we may disclose information about you:

to the extent that we are required to do so by law.

in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings.

in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).

Except as provided in this privacy policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.

How long we keep your personal information

We are required under UK tax law to keep your basic personal data (name, address, contact details) for a minimum of 6 years after which time it will be destroyed.

What are your rights?

P A Hollingworth & Co Ltd aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Data.

Whenever possible, you can update your Personal Data, please contact us to make the required changes.

If you wish to be informed what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.

In certain circumstances, you have the right:

To access and receive a copy of the Personal Data we hold about you

To rectify any Personal Data held about you that is inaccurate

To request the deletion of Personal Data held about you

You have the right to data portability for the information you provide to {company name}. You can request a copy of your Personal Data in a commonly used electronic format so that you can manage and move it.

You have the right, at any time, to object to us using your personal information

We do not perform any automated decision making or profiling with your personal information.

Please will ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.

If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are processing your personal data not in accordance with the law you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) by calling 0303 123 1113.

Our Data Protection Officer is Sarah Paul and you can contact them at sarah@pahollingworth.co.uk

Security Of Data

The security of your data is important to us but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Cookies

A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.

We may use both “session” cookies and “persistent” cookies on the website. We will use the session cookies to: keep track of you whilst you navigate the website. We will use the persistent cookies to: enable our website to recognise you when you make subsequent visits to this website.

Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information. Google’s privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.

Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies. For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector. Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including this one.

Policy Amendments

We may update this privacy policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes.

Third party websites

The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.

Contact

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal data, please contact our Data Protection officer, Sarah Paul at sarah@pahollingworth.co.uk.