Privacy Policy

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This Privacy Policy was last updated on 24th May 2018.

 

Keeping your personal data safe

At Vehnet we are committed to ensuring your privacy and protecting personal data we collect about you and, handling it in accordance with Data Protection law. This privacy policy explains how we collect, use and store your personal data, the purpose for which it is collected, who we share it with and what rights you have in relation to our handling of your personal data.

This privacy policy applies to all personal data processed by Vehnet, and it will apply to you, for example if you or your employer use or request any of our services; which include our website (www.vehnet.co.uk) and our newsletters; or where you contact us, and if we process your personal data for any other purpose.

‘Data Protection Law’ includes the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679; the UK Data Protection Act 2018 and all relevant EU and UK data protection legislation.

Who are we?

We are Vehnet Limited, (“Vehnet” or “we”) a company registered in England and Wales, with Company Number 08943107 and registered office at 25 Queens Square Business Park, Honley, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 6QZ. We are the data controller of all personal data collected and used for the purposes set out in this privacy policy and we are responsible for looking after your personal data in line with data protection and privacy laws.

If you have any queries or concerns, you may contact us through the means set out in the “Contact us” section below.

We may change or update the terms of this Privacy Policy from time to time and you should therefore check it frequently.

Contents

 

  1. What personal data do we collect?
  2. Why do we collect personal data?
  3. How we protect your personal data
  4. Keeping your personal data secure
  5. Sharing your personal data
  6. Retention of your personal data
  7. Changes to your personal data
  8. What rights do you have?
  9. How do I exercise my rights?
  10. Contacting us
  11. How to make a complaint

 

 

What personal data do we collect?

What is personal data?

Personal data is any data that identifies you, as an individual.  This could include your name, address, email address or even information about your needs or circumstances.

If you are a client – We may collect and process relevant personal data, which you provide to us when you get in touch by any means in relation to our products and services, to provide us with instructions or to seek advice or when you subscribe to our mailing list.

If you are a supplier – We may collect and process relevant personal data in order that we are able to receive your services, process and pay your invoices.

If you are a web user – We capture certain data about how you use our website using cookies and similar technology.  Cookies are tracking technology which collect information such as details about your computer system and details of your visits to our website.  This tells us about how you use our services and your preferences etc.  This is more fully described as part of our Cookies Policy.

If you are a work seeker – We may collect and process personal detail you provide to help us to help you secure a position with Vehnet.

We also collect personal data that you voluntarily provide when you contact us with queries or complaints.

Why do we collect personal data?

Data protection law permits us to collect, use and store your personal data on a limited number of grounds.  The main grounds we rely on are:

 

  • Where it is necessary for our/your legitimate business interests and/or those with whom we share your personal data as described in this policy and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests;
  • To improve our services and our website and to help us provide the best service possible;
  • Where it is necessary to perform the contract we have with you (or, where applicable, your employer) or to provide you with our services;
  • In order to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation; or
  • Where you have given us express consent in relation to marketing or for you to subscribe to our newsletters.

How we protect your personal data

The Data Protection laws are clear: the protection of personal information is paramount.  As a result, Vehnet must meet certain clear and robust obligations.  In short, your personal data must be:

 

  • Collected only for valid purposes that we have clearly explained to you and not used in any way that is incompatible with those purposes;
  • Relevant to the purposes we have told you about and limited only to those purposes;
  • Used lawfully, fairly and in a transparent way;
  • Accurate and kept up to date;
  • Kept only as long as necessary for the purposes we have told you about; and
  • Kept securely and protected against unauthorised or unlawful use and against loss, destruction or damage using appropriate technology and procedures.

 

Keeping your personal data secure

We have technical and operational security policies and procedures in place to protect the personal data we collect, use and store, against unauthorised or unlawful access or disclosure, improper use, alteration and unlawful or accidental destruction or loss.

Specifically, we limit access to your personal data to those who have a business need to know and they will only process your data on our instructions and under strict conditions of confidentiality. Vehnet will ensure that all staff who handle personal data on its behalf are aware of their responsibilities under this Privacy Policy are adequately trained and supervised.

The measures we have in place include:

  • We enforce a clear desk policy and do not use or retain paper files and records except where this is necessary;
  • Our staff are well trained in the requirements of the data protection laws; and
  • We use all appropriate encryption and password protection on our systems.

All personal data we collect from you or about you is stored on our secure servers. Our servers are based in the European Union. We use a third party, Mailchimp, to send out our client newsletters to those who have signed up to our subscription. Mailchimp is located in the USA. Other than providing limited client contact information to Mailchimp, we will not transfer or store personal data outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”).

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure.  We do not guarantee the security of your data to our website; any transmission is at your own risk.

Cookie Policy

Vehnet uses cookies on this Website. By using the website, you consent to the use of cookies. Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the Service, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

What are cookies

Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.

Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies.

How Vehnet uses cookies

When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser. We use cookies for the following purposes: to enable certain functions of the Service, to provide analytics, to store your preferences, to enable advertisements delivery, including behavioral advertising. We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service and we use different types of cookies to run the Service: Essential cookies. We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.

Third-party cookies

In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Service, deliver advertisements on and through the Service, and so on.

What are your choices regarding cookies

If you’d like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

Where can your find more information about cookies

You can learn more about cookies and the following third-party websites:

All About Cookies: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/

Network Advertising Initiative: http://www.networkadvertising.org/

Sharing your personal data

 We may need to disclose your personal data to some third parties in certain circumstances. This includes the following circumstances:

 

  • External service providers:We may from time to time use external service providers to perform services for us to enable the day to day functioning of our business. We ensure that we have written agreements in place with all such service providers who process any personal data on our behalf which require that they will comply with this Privacy Policy.
  • Merger or Sale of our Company:In the event of an actual or potential (including as part of any relevant negotiations) merger or sale of all or substantially all of our assets to a third party, we may transfer your personal data to the potential acquirer or successor company.
  • Legal Obligations:If we are under a duty to disclose or share your Personal Information in order to comply with any legal obligation including for example if we are subject to a court order to disclose your personal data, if we believe the services are being used to commit a crime or where we believe that the safety of another person is at risk.
  • Enforce our Website Terms & Conditions &/or Contract for the Provision of Legal Services: In order to enforce or apply our Website Terms & Conditions or our Contract for the Provision of Legal Services, we may pass your personal data to a third party to assist us in this enforcement.

 

 

Retention of your personal data

We will keep your personal data for as long as we provide you with our services or for the purposes set out this Privacy Policy. We keep personal information in accordance with our internal retention procedures, which are determined in accordance with our statutory obligations and good practice. We will only hold onto your personal data for as long as it is needed, after which time Vehnet will securely erase or delete the personal data.

Changes to your personal data

It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal data changes during your relationship with us.  If your personal data does change, please contact hello@vehnet.com and our records will be updated.

 

What rights do you have?

You have a number of rights under the data protection laws. Under certain circumstances, by law you have the right to make the following requests:

  • Request access to your personal data. You have the right to request information about how personal data is being processed, including whether personal data is being processed and the right to be allowed access to that data and to be provided with a copy of that data along with the right to obtain the following information:

 

 

  • the purpose of the processing
  • the categories of personal data
  • the recipients to whom personal data has been disclosed or which will be disclosed
  • the period for which the personal data will be retained
  • the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office
  • the source of the information if not collected direct from you, and
  • the existence of any automated decision making.

 

 

  • Request correction of the personal data that we hold about you. This enables you to have any incomplete or inaccurate information we hold about you corrected.
  • Request erasure of your personal data. This enables you to ask us to delete or remove personal information where there is no good reason for us continuing to process it, and to have confirmation of deletion. You also have the right to ask us to delete or remove your personal information where you have exercised your right to object to processing (see below).
  • Object to processing of your personal data. You may object to the processing of personal data relying on the legitimate interests processing condition unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your individual interests or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims. You also have the right to object where we are processing your personal data for direct marketing purposes.
  • Request the restriction of processing of your personal data.This enables you to ask us to suspend the processing of personal information about you; for example if you want us to establish its accuracy or the reason for processing it.
  • Request the transfer of your personal data.This enables you to move, copy or transfer your personal data to another party where we are processing your personal data either with your consent or for the purpose of performing a contract.

Vehnet has processes in place to ensure that it can facilitate any request made by an individual to exercise their rights under data protection laws. All requests will be considered without undue delay and within one month of receipt as far as possible.

For the avoidance of doubt, we do not utilise or carry out automated decisions, which might have a legal effect on you or which might affect you significantly.

How do I exercise my rights?

To make a request to review, verify, correct or request erasure of your personal data, object to the processing of your personal data, or request that we transfer an electronic copy of your personal data to another party, please contact us at hello@vehnet.com.

Contacting Us

If you have any queries regarding this policy, please contact hello@vehnet.com.

 

 

How do I make a complaint?

You have the right to make a complaint about anything regarding the processing, storage, retention of your personal data.  We would hope to resolve any complaint internally and if you would like to lodge a complaint with us, in the first instance, please contact hello@vehnet.com.

 However, you also have the right to lodge a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner (ICO) in respect of our processing of your personal data.  Further information can be found at www.ico.org.uk.

 

 

 

DISCLAIMER

Exclusions and Limitations
The information on this web site is provided on an “as is” basis. To the fullest extent permitted by law, this Company:

excludes all representations and warranties relating to this website and its contents or which is or may be provided by any affiliates or any other third party, including in relation to any inaccuracies or omissions in this website and/or the Company’s literature; and
excludes all liability for damages arising out of or in connection with your use of this website. This includes, without limitation, direct loss, loss of business or profits (whether or not the loss of such profits was foreseeable, arose in the normal course of things or you have advised this Company of the possibility of such potential loss), damage caused to your computer, computer software, systems and programs and the data thereon or any other direct or indirect, consequential and incidental damages.
This Company does not, however, exclude liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence. The above exclusions and limitations apply only to the extent permitted by law. None of your statutory rights as a consumer are affected.

COOKIE POLICY

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We do not monitor or review the content of other party’s websites which are linked to from this website. Opinions expressed or material appearing on such websites are not necessarily shared or endorsed by us and should not be regarded as the publisher of such opinions or material. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices, or content, of these sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site & to read the privacy statements of these sites. You should evaluate the security and trustworthiness of any other site connected to this site or accessed through this site yourself, before disclosing any personal information to them. This Company will not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage in whatever manner, howsoever caused, resulting from your disclosure to third parties of personal information.

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CONTACT

Vehnet Ltd

  • Bonnington Bond
    2 Anderson Place
    Edinburgh
    EH6 5NP