For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “DPA”) and the Global Data Protection Regulation 2018 (the “GDPR”), the data controller is APS Intelligence Limited of Eastgate, Castle St, Castlefield, Manchester M3 4LZ. Our nominated representative for the purpose of the DPA is Peter Carroll, Chief Executive Officer.
- Information we may collect from you
We may collect and process the following data about you:
1.1 Information you give to us
You may give us information about you by filling in forms on our site, http://www.apsintel.com/ (“our site”) or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. This includes information you provide when you commission us for our services, register to use our site, subscribe to our service, search for a product, place an order on our site, cancel an order and report a problem with our site. The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address and phone number and financial and credit or debit card information.
1.2 Information we collect about you
With regard to each of your visits to our site, we may automatically collect the following information:
(a) technical information, including the Internet protocol (“IP”) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform;
(b) information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (“URL”) clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time); products you viewed or searched for; page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page and any phone number used to call our customer service number.
1.3 Information we receive from other sources
We work closely with third parties (including, for example, business partners, sub-contractors in technical, payment and delivery services, advertising networks, analytics providers, search information providers and credit reference agencies) and may receive information about you from them.
- Uses made of the information
We use information held about you in the following ways:
3.1 Information you give to us
We will use this information:
(a) 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;
(b) to provide you with information about other goods and services we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or about which you have already enquired;
(c) to provide you, or permit selected third parties to provide you, with information about goods or services we feel may interest you. If you are an existing customer, we will only contact you by e-mail with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale or negotiations of a sale to you. If you are a new customer, we do not share your data with third parties. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing at any time by contacting us by post to Eastgate, Castle St, Castlefield, Manchester M3 4LZ or by e-mail to [email protected];
(d) to notify you about changes to our service; and
(e) to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
3.2 Information we collect about you
We will use this information:
(a) to administer our site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
(b) to improve our site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
(c) to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;
(d) as part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure;
(e) to measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you; and
(f) to make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of our site about goods or services that may interest you or them.
3.3 Information we receive from other sources
We may combine this information with information you give to us and information we collect about you. We may use this information and the combined information for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).
- Disclosure of your information
4.1 We may share your personal information with any company which is controlled by the same person or people as control us.
4.2 We may share your information with selected third parties including:
(a) Business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with them or you.
(b) Analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our site.
(c) Credit reference agencies for the purpose of assessing your credit score where this is a condition of us entering into a contract with you.
4.3 We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
(a) In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
(b) If we or all (or substantially all) of our assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by us about our customers will be one of the transferred assets.
(c) If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our Terms of Website Use and other Terms & Conditions and agreements; or to protect our rights, property, or safety, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
- Where we store your personal data
5.2 Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
5.3 Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site: any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
- Your rights
6.1 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. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing at any time by contacting us by post to Eastgate, Castle St, Castlefield, Manchester M3 4LZ, or by e-mail to [email protected].
6.2 Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our 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.
- Access to information
The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access to information we hold about you can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.