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Privacy Policy

Privacy and Cookie Policy

Effective Date: 25/05/2018

 


 

1 . What information do we collect?

At Sprinkler Irrigation Systems Limited, we’re committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This Policy explains when and why we collect personal information, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others and what choices you have. It relates to all our business activities, not just this website.

We may change this Policy from time to time so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes. By using our services, you’re agreeing to be bound by this Policy.

Any questions regarding this Policy and our privacy practices should be sent by email to sales@sprinkler-irrigation.co.uk or via the other methods on our contact page.

 


 

Summary
Here is a summary of our Privacy Information Notice:

 

 

Who are we?

We are Sprinkler Irrigation Systems Limited, a company selling all kinds of irrigation products.

How do we collect information from you?

We obtain information about you when you contact us to enquire about our services and when you use our website.

What information do we collect & how is it used?

We collect information to allow us to fulfil our obligations to our clients, and to respond to business enquiries.

Controlling your information

You have certain rights concerning the information we hold about you, as defined under the General Data Protection Regulation. If you wish to exercise these rights, please contact us.

Use of ‘cookies’

This website uses cookies; by using and browsing the Sprinkler Irrigation Systems Limited website, you consent to cookies being used in accordance with this Policy. If you do not consent, you must turn off cookies or refrain from using the site.

Security

Sprinkler Irrigation Systems Limited takes security seriously. Our internal Data Security Policy details the steps we take to safeguard and secure the information we collect.

Data Breaches

Our Data Security Policy includes a clear process for handling a personal data breach, should one occur. Where appropriate, Sprinkler Irrigation Systems Limited will promptly notify you of any unauthorized access to your personal information.

Complaints

If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal information, you can contact us directly and we will investigate the matter. If you are not satisfied with our response you can also complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

 

 


 

Specific Details:

 

1. Who are we?

We are Sprinkler Irrigation Systems Limited, we sell all kinds of sprinklers and irrigation equipment.

Our business address is: 2 Astons Close, Brierley Hill, West Midlands, DY5 2QT, United Kingdom.

Our registered company number is: 04617924

Full contact details can be found here: https://www.garden-sprinklers.co.uk/contact/

2. How do we collect information from you?

We obtain information about you when you contact us to enquire about our services.

3. What information do we collect & how is it used?

We collect information to allow us to fulfil our obligations to our clients, and to respond to business enquiries.

The table in section 3.3 below outlines exactly what information we collect, and for what purpose.

3.0. Sensitive Data

We do not gather sensitive personal data (e.g. health, genetic, biometric data; racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, sexual orientation, and criminal convictions). We expressly request that you do not provide any such sensitive data to us.

3.1. Children’s information

Our services are not directed to children under 13. If you learn that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information without consent, please contact us.

3.2. Third Parties

We will not sell or rent your information to third parties.

We may pass your information to third party service providers who we have engaged for the purpose of completing tasks and providing services to you on our behalf. We disclose only the personal information that is necessary to deliver the service.

We may pass your information to any law enforcement or regulatory body, government agency, court or other third party where we believe disclosure is necessary under applicable law or regulations.

We may pass on your information to new owners or re-organised entities in the event of a business restructuring, sale, purchase or joint venture affecting our business.

We also use a number of 3rd party services to help us fulfil our contractual obligations and to provide a functional and secure website. These 3rd party services are listed in below; we believe that these 3rd party services are GDPR compliant (or are working towards GDPR compliance), and are certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework (or are working towards certification) where these organisations are based outside of the EU.

3.2.1 International Users
This website are hosted in the EU, but we may use service providers in the United States and elsewhere to process personal information on our behalf or to provide certain website functionality. If you use this website outside the U.S., please note that your personal data may be transferred outside of your home jurisdiction to the United States and to other jurisdictions where our service providers are located. Some of these jurisdictions, including the United States, do not have equivalent data protection laws as the European Union and other jurisdictions. By using our website, you are agreeing that your personal data may be transferred to the United States and other jurisdictions, as explained in this Section.

3.3. Details

The following table outlines the personal data we collect and for what purpose. The table also outlines the 3rd parties the data is processed by or shared with, and how long the data is stored for:

NameWhatLegal GroundPurpose3rd PartiesData Retention
Email Prospect, client & supplier contact information Contract To allow initial and ongoing contact with prospects, clients, suppliers, etc.  1&1 Internet Limited we have enquired with them as to if they are working towards GDPR compliance and/or EU-US Privacy Shield Framework and were told they are by an support agent on 14/05/2018. Until request for deletion
Invoicing Client & supplier purchase history & contact information Legal obligation For invoicing Accountant Indefinitely, for on-going invoicing and accounting records
Server Logs IP address Legal obligation To help prevent DoS (Denial of Service) attacks; for website security and diagnostics 1&1 Internet Limited

Pixel Freak Creative

Server logs are stored unencrypted, but within a password protected fully managed hosting account/server with 1&1, they are stored indefinitely or until more server space is required.
Security IP address Legal obligation To help prevent DoS (Denial of Service) attacks; Brute-force attacks, for general website security and diagnostics Wordfence

Pixel Freak Creative

Currently IP Addresses are stored indefinitely.

4. Controlling your information

You have certain rights concerning the information we hold about you, as defined under the General Data Protection Regulation. If you wish to exercise these rights, please contact us, including your full name and email address in the first instance (this are the unique identifiers we use to identify and collate personal information).

4.0. Requesting a copy of your information

You may request a copy of any data we hold about you. Upon request, we will provide a CSV file (which you may open in a program such as Microsoft Excel) containing the personal data we hold on record about you.

4.1. Updating or correcting your information

The accuracy of your information is important to us. If you change email address, or any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, please contact us so we may correct our records.

4.2. Deleting your information

You have the right to request erasure of your personal information. Unless there is a compelling reason for the data not to be erased (for example, if we need to use that data to fulfil our contractual or legal obligations), your personal data will be deleted on request.

4.3. Automated decision making

We do not use any personal information for automated decision making or profiling; your data is not subject to automated decision making or profiling.

5. Use of ‘cookies’

Like many other websites, the Sprinkler Irrigation Systems Limited website uses cookies. Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website.

The following table outlines what cookies we use and what we use them for:

Cookie namesType of cookieFirst or Third partyCan be blockedSession or PersistentExpiry TimePurpose
__utmz Analytics first_party   persistent   Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. Default expiry time 6 months from set/update.
__utmt Analytics first_party   session   Used to throttle request rate. Default expiry time 10 minutes.
__utmc Analytics first_party   session   Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit. Ends at end of browser session.
__utmb Analytics first_party   session   Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. Default duration 30 mins from set/update.
__utma Analytics first_party   persistent   Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. Duration 2 years from set/update.
__utm.gif Analytics third_party   session   Google Analytics Tracking Code that logs details about the visitor's browser and computer.
collect Advertising third_party   session   Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behavior. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.
_gid Analytics third_party   persistent   Used to distinguish users, registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Duration 24 Hours.
_gat Analytics third_party   session   Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate. Duration 1 minute.
_ga Analytics third_party   persistent   Used to distinguish users, registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the web site. Duration 2 years.
ct-ultimate-gdpr-cookie Essentials first_party   persistent   This cookie stores your privacy preferences on our website. Warning if you block this cookie then your privacy settings cannot be saved.
YSC Advertising third_party   session   Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE Advertising third_party   persistent   Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos. Duration 179 Days.
GPS Advertising third_party   session   Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location.
@@History/@@scroll|# Advertising third_party   persistent   Unclassified

Essential or necessary cookies are enabled by default you can block all cookies but some of the functionality of this website may be lost or not display correctly. If you do not consent to these types of cookies, you must turn off cookies or refrain from using the site.

Managing Your Cookie Preferences

You can manage your cookie and privacy preferences on this website at anytime using the ‘Cookie Settings’ button or the ‘cog’ icon in the bottom left of your screen.

Other Ways of Managing Your Cookie Preferences

You can configure your Internet browser, by changing it’s options, to stop accepting cookies completely or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the website you visit. If you do not accept cookies, however, you may not be able to use all portions of the Sprinkler Irrigation Systems Limited website.

Please note that disabling these technologies may interfere with the performance and features of the website.

Most browsers also allow you to turn off cookies.

To do this, look at the ‘help’ menu on your browser. Switching off cookies should not overly impair your use of this website but it may not work 100% as intended. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but, if you prefer, you can change your browser to prevent that or to notify you each time a cookie is set. You can also learn more about cookies by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org which includes additional useful information on cookies and how to block cookies using different types of browser. Please note however, that by blocking or deleting cookies used on our site you may not be able to take full advantage of our site if you do so.

This privacy policy can provide you with further details about how we use any personal information you give us, although not all information captured by using cookies will identify you.

We are continually striving to develop improved ways of managing your cookie preferences. As new technologies and solutions emerge, this cookies policy may be updated to reflect any such advances in technology and preference management tools.

6. Security

Sprinkler Irrigation Systems Limited takes security seriously. In order to protect your information from loss, misuse or unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect. Although we make good faith efforts to maintain the security of such personal information, no method of transmission over the internet or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure and we cannot guarantee that it will remain free from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, or alteration. Further, while we work hard to ensure the integrity and security of our network and systems, we cannot guarantee that our security measures will prevent “hackers” or other unauthorized persons from illegally accessing or obtaining this information.

These steps include the following:

  • Data minimisation
  • Password best practice
  • Security best practice concerning devices (PCs, laptops, mobile devices), online accounts, website hosting, physical access and storage

A copy of our internal Data Security Policy is available on request.

7. Data Breaches

Our Data Security Policy includes a clear process for handling a personal data breach, should one occur. Where appropriate, Sprinkler Irrigation Systems Limited will promptly notify you of any unauthorized access to your personal information.

8. Complaints

If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal information, you can contact us directly and we will investigate the matter.

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

9. Updates to This Privacy and Cookie Policy
We may occasionally update this privacy policy. If we do, we will change the “effective date” at the top of the privacy policy. Before making any update that would make this privacy policy materially less restrictive in our use or disclosure of personal information collected prior to the update, we will provide prior notice of the update by posting notice on our website at the top or bottom of the then-current privacy policy. We encourage you to periodically review this privacy policy to stay informed about our collection, use, and disclosure of personal information. Your continued use of our websites constitutes your agreement to our then-current privacy policy.

 

 

This plug-in also supports the following features which we have also enabled:

  • The IP anonymization feature
  • The Do Not Track (DNT) feature

In addition, Google Analytics provides a browser extension that will allow users to opt-out tracking across all websites. You can get that here if you wish.

Necessary Cookies

Some of the cookies we use are required for certain functions to work on the website. For example our theme uses cookies to determine if you have ‘liked’ a portfolio or blog post. Whilst this isn’t a critical function of the website as such it is a feature that won’t work without cookies.

If you do not consent, you must turn off cookies or refrain from using the site.

Most browsers allow you to turn off cookies. To do this, look at the ‘help’ menu on your browser. Switching off cookies should not overly impair your use of this website but it may not work 100% as intended.

You can withdraw your consent for these kinds of cookies at anytime using the checkbox below: