HL Smith Transmissions Ltd – Privacy Statement
HL Smith Transmissions Ltd takes the issue of your privacy very seriously. We will not sell or hire your personal information to anyone.
Controlling your personal information
The information we collect is used for the purposes of responding to your enquiry and is managed in line with our GDPR Data Retention Policy. Additionally, we will retain this information as required by law, as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
We have put in place reasonable measures and appropriate procedures for implementing this policy and for safeguarding the personal data we collect.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties for marketing purposes. We may be obliged to provide information in specific circumstances, e.g. to respond to a court order, or any legitimate legal request by authorities with which we must comply with, or if we discover that your behaviour on our website breaches our Terms and Conditions.
Your rights over personal data that we control
Upon request, we will provide you with details regarding your personal data that has been collected by us or which is under our control.
If you would like to change information that we maintain about you, you may request that we update, correct or remove personal data by writing to us at the address shown below.
Mailing list subscribers
Our contact form includes an option to join our mailing list. If you tick this box, we will add your details to our contact database and may email you from time to time with details of new products or special offers. The information you provide will not be used for any other purpose. If you have subscribed to our mailing list, you may opt-out of receiving marketing e-mails from us by following the “unsubscribe” instructions provided in the e-mails. Alternatively, you may contact us at the address below.
Web server logs
The website hosting system may gather certain information in its server logs, to monitor and manage site usage. This information may include Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP). This information is used to manage website performance as a whole and to identify any service problems. We do not collect any personal information from website server logs.
Cookies are small pieces of data, stored in text files that are stored on your computer or other device when websites are loaded in a browser. Cookies may be set by the site that you are visiting (known as ‘first party cookies’), or by other websites who serve up content on that site (‘third party cookies’).
• enable you to navigate the website and find the information you are looking for, or
• to give us general information about website activity, e.g. how many people visit the website, which pages they look at and what types of device they use
Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
How do I change my cookie settings?
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.
Use these links to find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:
To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.
Google Analytics is web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics cookies enable us to see information on user website activities including, but not limited to page views, source and time spent on the website. The information is aggregated and depersonalised, so cannot be tracked back to individuals.
Using Google Analytics we can see what content is popular on our website, so that we can continue to improve the website and provide information which interests our visitors. We can also track how our site visitors arrived on our website, e.g. from organic search, an advertising campaign or by referral from another website, so that we can measure the success of our marketing activities.
Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
These cookies enable us to track information relating to website visits resulting from our Google search marketing campaigns, so we can make better use of our search budget. The data is aggregated and our website reports do not include personal information.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
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Please also see our website Terms and Conditions