David Simpson Gardens Limited
16 May 2023
You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues (www.ico.org.uk). We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the ICO so please contact us in the first instance. 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.
2. Who We Are
2.1 Here are our details:
- Our Website address is davidsimpsongardens.co.uk
- Our company name is David Simpson Gardens Limited
- Our trading name is David Simpson Garden Design and Landscaping
- Our registered address is 59 Lindsay Road, Worcester Park, England, KT4 8LF
- Our nominated representative is David Simpson and he can be contacted at email@example.com.
3. What we may collect
3.1 Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data).
3.2 We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you which we have grouped together as follows:
Identity Data includes first name, last name, username or similar identifier. When you email, phone, live chat or otherwise, we may collect information such as your first name, last name, email address and phone number.
Contact Data includes billing address, invoicing address, email address and telephone numbers.
Financial Data includes bank account and payment card details.
Transaction Data includes details about payments and other details of our Services you have purchased from us.
Technical Data includes internet protocol (IP) address, your login data, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform and other technology on the devices you use to access this Website.
Marketing and Communications Data includes your preferences in receiving marketing from us and our third parties and your communication preferences.
Third Parties and Information we receive from other sources. We may receive information about you if you use any of the other websites we operate or through the Services we provide. In this case we will have informed you when we collected that data that it may be shared internally and combined with data collected on our Website. We are also working closely with third parties (including, for example, architects, suppliers, builders, sub-contractors, advertising networks, analytics providers, and search information providers) and may receive information about you from them.
3.3 We do not collect any Special Categories of Personal Data about you (this includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health and genetic and biometric data). Nor do we collect any information about criminal convictions and offences.
3.4 Under UK GDPR we will ensure that your personal data is processed lawfully, fairly, and transparently, without adversely affecting your rights. We will only process your personal data if at least one of the following basis applies:
a) You have given consent to the processing of your personal data for one or more specific purposes;
b) processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party or in order to take steps at the request of you prior to entering into a contract;
c) processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject;
d) processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third party such as our financial payments, except where such interests are overridden by the fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject, in particular where the data subject is a child.
4. How we may collect and use your data
4.1 We (or third party data processors, agents and sub-contractors acting on our behalf) may collect, store and use your personal information by way of different methods to collect data from and about you including through:
Direct interactions. You may give us your information by filling in forms via our Website or by corresponding with us by post, phone, email, third party websites such as houzz.co.uk, Google, Social media or otherwise. This includes personal data you provide when you:
a) use any of our Services;
b) request marketing information to be sent to you; or
c) give us some feedback.
4.2 In addition to the above, we may use the information in the following ways:
a) Provide information, and services that you request, or (with your consent) which we think may interest you.
b) Carry out our contracts with you.
c) Provide the relevant Services to you
d) Tell you our charges.
4.3 If you are already our customer, we will only contact you electronically about things similar to what was previously sold to you.
4.4 If you are a new customer, you will only be contacted if you agree to it.
4.5 We may keep a record of those links which are used the most to enable us to provide the most helpful information but we agree to keep such information confidential and you will not be identified from this information.
4.6 In addition, if you don't want us to use your personal data for any of the other reasons set out in this section in 4, you can let us know at any time by contacting us at davidsimpsongardens.co.uk, and we will delete your data from our systems. However, you acknowledge this will limit our ability to provide the best possible services to you.
4.7 In some cases, the collection of personal data may be a statutory or contractual requirement, and we will be limited in the services we can provide you if you don't provide your personal data in these cases.
4.8 We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances:
a) Where we need to perform the contract we are about to enter into or have entered into with you.
b) Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.
c) Where we need to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation, for example compliance with health and safety, tax or other statutory obligations.
6. Where we store your data and security
6.2 Data security is of great importance to us, and to protect your data we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure data collected through our Website. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions.
6.3 We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.
6.4 By giving us your personal data, you agree to this arrangement. We will do what we reasonably can to keep your data secure.
6.5 We have implemented security measures such as a firewall to protect any data and maintain a high level of security.
6.6 Notwithstanding the security measures that we take, it is important to remember that the transmission of data via the internet may not be completely secure and that you are advised to take suitable precautions when transmitting to us data via the internet and you take the risk that any sending of that data turns out to be not secure despite our efforts.
6.7 We will keep personal data for as long as is necessary which is usually the life of our relationship and up to a period of seven years after our relationship have ended. We may however be required to retain personal data for a longer period of time to ensure we comply with our legislative and regulatory requirements. We review our data retention obligations to ensure we are not retaining data for longer than we are legally obliged to.
7. Disclosing your information
We are allowed to disclose your information in the following cases:
7.1 We are allowed to disclose your information in the following cases:
7.1.1 If we want to sell our business, or our company, we can disclose it to the potential buyer.
7.1.2 We can disclose it to other businesses in our group.
7.1.3 We can disclose it if we have a legal obligation to do so, or in order to protect other people's property, safety or rights.
7.1.4 We can exchange information with others to protect against fraud or credit risks.
7.2 We may contract with third parties to supply services to you on our behalf or pass your details to third parties with your consent to allow you to contract with them. These are the groups of third parties that we may share your information with if necessary: (not an exhaustive list)
Garden works suppliers – such as landscapers, builders and tree surgeons.
Tradespersons such as plumbers and electricians.
Garden product suppliers such as nurseries or garden centres.
7.3 Where any of your data is required for such a purpose, we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data will be handled safely, securely, and in accordance with your rights, our obligations, and the obligations of the third party under UK GDPR and the law. Any third party that we share data with will not be permitted to use it for any other purpose than fulfilling their contract with us.
8. Your rights
8.2 Under the UK GDPR, you have the right to:
request access to, deletion of or correction of, your personal data held by us at no cost to you;
request that your personal data be transferred to another person (data portability);
be informed of what data processing is taking place;
to object to processing of your personal data; and
complain to a supervisory authority.
8.3 You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes.
9. Links to other sites
9.1 Please note that our terms and conditions and our policies will not apply to other websites that you get to via a link from our Website. We have no control over how your data is collected, stored or used by other websites and we advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing any data to them.
11. Your agreement
12. Dispute Resolution