The Data Protection Act 1998 regulates the processing of personal data. Organisations like Visually Explained Ltd process personal data regularly.
The Act requires us to give information about our data processing activities and how we deal with the information that we hold.
Personal data are defined as any information relating to a living individual from which he or she can be identified (such as a persons name, address or email address) that is not otherwise publicly available.
- What information do we collect about you?
- How will we use the information about you?
- Access to your information and correction
- Other websites
- How to contact us
What information do we collect about you?
We collect information about you when you subscribe to our blog, download any resources from the website or make an enquiry with us using our ‘Get in Touch’ form. We also collect information when you voluntarily complete customer surveys, provide feedback and participate in competitions. Website usage information is collected using cookies.
The personal data that we collect consists mainly of customers and subscribers names, addresses and contact details and any other information necessary for us to manage our database, subscription based website and provide facilities that our customers and subscribers require.
Any financial information received directly to a Visually explained Ltd employee via telephone, email or in person will not be stored in any way and written information will be immediately shredded using an on-site facility.
How will we use the information about you?
We collect information about you to provide a service you have requested, manage your account and, if you agree, to email you about other products and services we think may be of interest to you.
Visually Explained Ltd will not share your information for marketing purposes with other companies without your prior express consent.
We may share your information with credit reference agencies and other companies for use in credit decisions, for fraud prevention and to pursue debtors.
We may also share your personal information to the extent that we are required to do so by law.
We would like to send you information about products and services of ours which may be of interest to you. If you have consented to receive marketing, you may opt out at a later date.
You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes. If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please email us from the email that you originally registered with, using the title unsubscribe.
Access to your information and correction
You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please email or write to us at the following address. We may make a small charge for this service.
We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.
Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity.
You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases some of our website features may not function as a result.
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