Cookie & Privacy Policy

Connecting Web Design (parent company being Connecting Neighbourhoods CIC) are committed to complying with the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 2018. Taking care of the personal information you share with us is very important. We want you to be confident that your personal data is kept safely and securely and that you fully understand that if and when we do use your information, it will improve the service we provide to you and will only be done with your full consent.

 

We want you to understand:

 

  • how and why we collect information from you;
  • who we share your information with, why and on what basis
  • what your rights are regarding the personal information we retain about you.

 

What information we collect:

 

We collect personal Information such as:

  • Your name
  • Email
  • Telephone contacts
  • Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • Basic information about the nature of your business and potential website design and hosting requirements.

 

We use this information to enable us to to tell you about stuff you’ve asked us to tell you about and to contact you if we need to obtain or provide additional information.

 

We will not share this information with any other company or third party.

 

We will give you the option to opt in to be kept informed any Connecting Web Design marketing initiatives – we won’t take it for granted that you do want to hear from us – but we’d love it if you did.

 

If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by emailing us at hello@connectingwebdesign.co.uk

 

Google  Analytics

When someone visits www.connectingwebdesign.co.ukwe use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.

 

Website Cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

 

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

 

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

 

You can choose to accept or decline cookies and you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

 

If you’d like to learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, visit aboutcookies.org.

 

How we protect your data
This website uses SSL ( Secure Socket Layer ) to encrypt all data sent from or to this website. We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

 

Access to your personal information

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for. You are entitled to view, amend, or delete the personal information that we hold. Email your request to our data protection officer Andrea Holmes at hello@connectingwebdesign.co.uk

 

Changes to this policy

If this privacy notice changes we will notify you on our website If you need to contact us please email hello@connectingwebdesign.co.uk quoting ‘Privacy and Security Enquiry’

 

 

 

This privacy notice was last updated on 23rdMay 2018.