PRIVACY NOTICE

Introduction

At G K Evans Electrical Contractors Ltd we are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. With this in mind and the new data protection legislation (known as General Data Protection Regulation -GDPR) which comes into force on 25th May 2018, we have made some changes to our terms and conditions.

These include:

  • The data that we hold: How we use it: Why we need it: Who has access to it:
  • What your rights are: New details of who to contact with any queries

This revised notice sets out your rights under the new legislation. We recommend you keep up to date with our privacy policy by visiting our website on a regular basis.

Lin Evans
G K Evans Electrical Contractors Ltd

Background

G K Evans Electrical Contractors Ltd is committed to protecting the data it collects and using it fairly to contact existing customers, potential customers and customers with relevant information and applies the current laws, which are known as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

G K Evans Electrical Contractors Ltd will be what's known as the 'controller' of the personal data you provide to us. Our registered address is Top y Glol, Moelfre, Abergele, Conwy LL22 9RH. Our Data Processor is G K Evans Electrical Contractors Ltd and we can be contacted via email at lin@gevans.com

How the law protects you

Your privacy is protected by law. This section explains how this works.

Data Protection law says that we are allowed to use personal information only if we have a proper reason to do so.

This includes sometimes sharing it outside G K Evans Electrical Contractors Ltd.The law says we must have one or more of these reasons:

  • To fulfil a contract we have with you, or
  • When it is our legal duty, or
  • When it is in our legitimate interest, or
  • When you consent to it

A legitimate interest is when we have a business or commercial reason to use your information although even then it must not unfairly go against what is right and best for you.

Information we collect about you

We may collect personal data about you, including for example your name, address, telephone/mobile number(s) and email address.

How we process your data GDPR law says that we can only use your personal information if we have a proper reason to do so. This includes sharing your data with third parties, but only for very relevant reasons.We may process your personal data for the following purposes, if relevant:

  • Notify you about changes to our terms and conditions
  • Communicate with you about company news and events.
  • Updates to your account and other activities we are involved in as a Service Provider and believe youw ould be interested in
  • Provide advice or guidance about using our services
  • Carry out marketing activities
  • Collect and recover money that is owed to us
  • Communicate with you via social media
  • Respond to complaints and seek to resolve them

We process this data on the basis of our legitimate interest to run G K Evans Electrical Contractors Ltd in an efficient and proper way for the benefit of our customers. This includes managing our financial position, planning, audit, communications, business capability and to exercise our rights set out in agreements and contracts. We also process your personal data where required to comply with laws and regulations that apply to us.

How we will use the information about you?

Data is stored securely within G K Evans Electrical Contractors Ltd systems to prevent unauthorised access. No data held by G K Evans Electrical Contractors Ltd will be supplied outside the European Economic Area (EEA)

G K Evans Electrical Contractors Ltd has various data and security policies that it complies with to ensure the safe keeping of the data that we collect.

Staff are trained and regularly updated to ensure they are treating your data within the guidelines of this notice.

What are your rights?

You have the right to ask us to provide you with access to and rectification or erasure of your personal data. Providing you withthis information is free of charge, but charges may apply for excessive requests. You have the right to ask us to provide you or a third party with the personal data you have provided to us in an electronic format.

You have the right to object to certain purposes for processing.

If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal data, you can contact our Data Processor who will investigate the matter further.

If you wish to stop us from contacting you then you can opt out at any time by emailing lin@gkevan.com or write to us at Top y Glol, Moelfre, Abergele, Conwy LL22 9RH.

For further information on which companies have been supplied with your details or how your information is used, how we maintain the security of your information and your rights to access/alter and change information we hold on you, please write to us at the address above.

Should you be unhappy with our processing of your personal data, you have a right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office, which is the regulator for data protection.

Changes to this policy

Any changes we make to this policy in the future will be communicated to you via email, letter or the G K Evans Electrical Contractors Ltd web site, from which this notice is set out.

Breaches

In the event of any breaches wherewe believe there is a serious breach to our systems or data we will inform the Information Commissioners Office within 72 hours and we will inform the affected customers as soon as practically possible there afterwards.

GK Evans is happy to provide a no obligation design and quotation service to ensure you get a solution tailored to your requirements and to suit your budget.