Privacy policy, Cookie notice & Terms and Conditions

Last updated [Wednesday 19th December 2018]

Do we use ‘cookies’?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognise your browser and capture and remember certain information. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

We use cookies to:

  • Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.

 

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

If you turn cookies off, some of the features that make your site experience more efficient may not function properly.

  • Google

 

Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adspolicy/answer/6008942?hl=en

We have implemented the following:
We, along with third-party vendors such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.

Opting out:

Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.

Privacy Policy

Last updated [Wednesday 19th December 2018]

Buildings UK Ltd. (“Buildings UK Ltd.”, “we”, “us”, or “our” as the context dictates) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.  This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our practices regarding personal data and how we will treat it.

This policy (together with our website terms of use and any other documents referred to in it), applies to your use of:

  • the https://www.buildings-uk.com website (Website);
  • our social media pages; and
  • any of the services accessible through the Website (the Services).

 

By visiting the Website, accessing one of our social media pages and/or using the Services, you are accepting to the practices described in this policy.

The data controller is Buildings UK Ltd. a company incorporated in England and Wales, its registered office at Unit Sandy Lane Industrial Estate, 23 Broach Rd, Stourport-on-Severn DY13 9QB

1. What personal data do we collect?

The type of information we collect from you will depend upon the type of interaction you have with us.

Broadly speaking, the types of personal data that we collect may include:

  • you are a customer of Buildings UK Ltd: your full name, contact details (including address, phone number and email address)
  • personal data that you provide by completing forms on the Website
  • information contained in communications you send to us, for example when you report a problem or to submit queries, concerns or comments regarding the Website or its content; and
  • data from surveys that we may, from time to time, run on the Website for research purposes, if you choose to respond to, or participate in them.

 

You are under no obligation to provide any such data. However, if you choose to withhold requested information, you may not be able to access all of the Website’s contents and services.

2.  How do we collect personal data?

We may collect personal data from you in a variety of ways, including the following:

  • When you:
    • visit our Website and any other webpage that we own and manage;
    • contact us by phone, email, post or via the Website;
    • participate in surveys, or competitions or other promotional activities.

 

We also collect information automatically when you navigate through the Website. Information collected automatically may include usage details, geo-location data, IP addresses and information collected through cookies, and other tracking technologies (which may not be information which identifies you). For more information on our use of these technologies, see our Cookie Policy.

Buildings UK Ltd. may also collect personal data relating to you from third parties. This may include (but is not limited to) the collection of personal data relating to you from:

  • our distributors and other partners;
  • our customer support service provider, when you make a customer service inquiry;
  • someone you duly authorise to act on your behalf; and
  • recruiters we have retained and from referees you have provided in support of a job application.

 

3. How do we use personal data?

We use information we collect relating to you for the purposes of our legitimate interests as follows:

  • to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us and to provide you with the information, products and services that you request from us;
  • to provide you with information about other products we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes;
  • to ensure that content from this Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
    to administer this Website and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
  • to improve this Website to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
  • to allow you to participate in interactive features of our Services, when you choose to do so;
  • to liaise with distributors and other partners in connection with your use of the Services;
  • to deal with enquiries or complaints;
  • as part of our efforts to keep this Website safe and secure;
  • to measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you;
  • to conduct our internal business and management processes, for example accounting or auditing purposes; and
  • for any other purposes that you would reasonably expect.

 

We may combine this data with personal data you give to us and personal data we collect that relates to you. We may use this personal data and the combined data for the purposes set out above (depending on the type of data we receive).

We will anonymise personal data relating to you and consolidate such data.

 

4. Do we share personal data with third parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when it’s release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property or safety.

However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

6. External Links

Although this Website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links users should always adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this Website.

This Website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our distributors, partners, partner networks, advertisers and affiliates.  If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.  Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

9. Where do we store personal data?

As described in this privacy policy, we may also share personal data relating to you with other companies within our group.

By submitting your personal data, you accept that personal data relating to you may be transferred, stored or processed in this way. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this policy.

10. How do we protect personal data?

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect personal data relating to you, we cannot guarantee the security of such data transmitted to the Website; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received personal data relating to you, we use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

All information you provide to Buildings UK Ltd. is stored securely. Buildings UK Ltd. takes steps to destroy or de-identify personal data when the information is no longer required for any purpose for which it may be used or disclosed by us and we are no longer required by law to retain the information.

11. Your rights

You have the right to access personal data held relating to you. To protect your privacy, we may take steps to verify your identity before taking any action in response to any request. You will not have to pay a fee to access personal information relating to you (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request for access is clearly unfounded or excessive. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with the request in such circumstances.

We also want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove any information you think is inaccurate.Requests in this section should be sent by email or by writing to us using the contact details set out at the end of this policy.

We will only use your details to get in touch regarding any queries you may have and we will not send you any marketing correspondence without your consent.

If you have a concern about the way we are collecting or using your personal information, we request that you raise your concern with us in the first instance. Alternatively, you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/.

12. Changes to this policy

Buildings UK Ltd. reviews and amends its privacy policy from time to time.  Any changes we make to this policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to this policy. The new terms may be displayed on-screen and you may be required to read and accept them to continue your use of the Website.

13. Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below.

Email: info@buildings-uk.com
Phone: +44 1299 488 988

Terms and Conditions of Use

Last Update [19th December]

These terms of use apply to https://www.buildings-uk.com, and all other web sites maintained by Buildings UK Ltd. or its affiliates. By using the site, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions you agree for a member of staff to get in touch with you regarding any questions and to provide more information to you using your contact details. If you do not agree to these terms of use, you must not use the site.

Buildings UK Ltd. strives to see to it that the content of these websites is up-to-date and accurate. However, no warranty or guarantee of completeness, accuracy, up-to-dateness, or constant availability is given with respect to these websites. Buildings UK Ltd. may – at any time, without notice, and at its discretion – change the content of its websites or discontinue them entirely. Buildings UK Ltd. is under no obligation to keep the contents of these websites current and up-to-date at all times. Unless expressly permitted, you may not copy or distribute any content from this site. As long as you comply with these terms, Buildings UK Ltd. grants you limited license to access and make reasonable use of this site and its content.

So far as advice or recommendations are given on the websites of Buildings UK Ltd. Buildings UK Ltd. shall – without prejudice to any responsibility arising under the laws of contract, tort, or legal provisions of another nature – not be obligated to compensate for any harm or loss suffered by following the advice or recommendation.

The site may contain links to other Internet sites. Buildings UK Ltd. provides such links for your convenience, and is not responsible for the content of any website linked to or from this site. Links to any other website do not mean that Buildings UK Ltd. approves of, endorses, or recommends that website. Buildings UK Ltd. disclaims all warranties, express or implied, as to the accuracy, legality, reliability, or validity of any content on any other website.

If you send, post, or otherwise provide to Buildings UK Ltd. any comments, content or other materials, such materials will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain ownership of the materials you post, but you grant to Buildings UK Ltd. a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, irrevocable, non-exclusive license (with rights to sublicense) to use and commercialise any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such materials in any way and for any purpose whatsoever. Buildings UK Ltd. shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such materials and will be free to copy, use, modify, display and distribute the materials to others, without limitation.

All rights of Buildings UK Ltd. and of third parties under intellectual property law, including without limitation the laws of copyright, names, and trademarks, shall be respected when using the websites of Buildings UK Ltd. The protection of such laws extends without limitation to the images, music, and trademarks used by Buildings UK Ltd. No grant of any license or other right of use shall be inferred from the accessibility of the websites of Buildings UK Ltd. All improper use of the websites of Buildings UK Ltd. is prohibited.

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