Privacy

Privacy Policy Notice

This privacy policy notice is served by A-Stat Office Technology under the website; ww.astat.co.uk. The purpose of this policy is to explain to you how we control, process, handle and protect your personal information through the business and while you browse or use this website. If you do not agree to the following policy you may wish to cease viewing / using this website, and or refrain from submitting your personal data to us.

Policy key definitions:

“I”, “our”, “us”, or “we” refer to the business, A-Stat Office Technology.
“You”, “the user” refer to the person(s) using this website.
GDPR means General Data Protection Act.
PECR means Privacy & Electronic Communications Regulation.
ICO means Information Commissioner’s Office.
Cookies mean small files stored on a users computer or device.
Key principles of GDPR:

Our privacy policy embodies the following key priciples; (a) Lawfullness, fairness and transpatrency, (b) Purpose limitation, (c) Data minimisation, (d) Accurancy, (e) Storage limitation, (f) Integrity and confidence, (g) Accountability.

Processing of your personal data
Under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) we control and / or process any personal information about you electronically using the following lawful bases.

We are registered with the ICO under the Data Protection Register, our registration number is: 00011076979
Lawful basis: Consent
Where our purpose for processing is: to produce a tailored quote.
Which is necessary because: it is requested buy you the user.
We process your information in the following ways: Storing and processing personal information electronically in order to provide you with quotes and relative information.
Data retention period: We will continue to process your information under this basis until you withdraw consent or it is determined your consent no longer exists.
Sharing your information: We do not share your information with third parties.
Lawful basis: Legitimate interests
Where our purpose for processing is: You the user has a legitimate interest in the organisation’s activities and operations.
Which is necessary because: We can aid in your business operations through our services.
We process your information in the following ways: Storing and processing personal information electronically in order to provide you with quotes and relative information.
Data retention period: We will continue to process your information under this basis until you withdraw consent or it is determined your consent no longer exists.
Sharing your information: We do not share your information with third parties. / We do share your personal information with third parties and they include; .
Your individual rights
Under the GDPR your rights are as follows. You can read more about your rights in details here;

the right to be informed;
the right of access;
the right to rectification;
the right to erasure;
the right to restrict processing;
the right to data portability;
the right to object; and
the right not to be subject to automated decision-making including profiling.
You also have the right to complain to the ICO [www.ico.org.uk] if you feel there is a problem with the way we are handling your data.

We handle subject access requests in accordance with the GDPR.

Data security and protection
We ensure the security of any personal information we hold by using secure data storage technologies and precise procedures in how we store, access and manage that information. Our methods meet the GDPR compliance requirement.

Fair & Transparent Privacy Explained
We have provided some further explanations about user privacy and the way we use this website to help promote a transparent and honest user privacy methodology.

Email marketing messages & subscription
Under the GDPR we use the consent lawful basis for anyone subscribing to our newsletter or marketing mailing list. We only collect certain data about you, as detailed in the “Processing of your personal date” above. Any email marketing messages we send are done so through an EMS, email marketing service provider. An EMS is a third party service provider of software / applications that allows marketers to send out email marketing campaigns to a list of users.

Email marketing messages that we send may contain tracking beacons / tracked clickable links or similar server technologies in order to track subscriber activity within email marketing messages. Where used, such marketing messages may record a range of data such as; times, dates, I.P addresses, opens, clicks, forwards, geographic and demographic data. Such data, within its limitations will show the activity each subscriber made for that email campaign.

Any email marketing messages we send are in accordance with the GDPR and the PECR. We provide you with an easy method to withdraw your consent (unsubscribe) or manage your preferences / the information we hold about you at any time. See any marketing messages for instructions on how to unsubscribe or manage your preferences, you can also unsubscribe from all MailChimp lists, by following this link, otherwise contact the EMS provider.

Cookies

Cookies are small text files that can be used by web sites to make a user’s experience more efficient.
The list below describe the cookies we use on this site and what we use them for. Currently we operate an “implied consent” policy which means that we assume you are happy with this usage. If you are not happy, then you should either not use this site, you should delete the cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting.

Necessary & Functional Cookies

These are cookies that are set by this website directly. These let you move around our website and use essential features like account areas. These cookies DO NOT gather any information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you’ve been on the internet. We deem these cookies strictly necessary to the working of the website. If these are disabled then the site will not function correctly and you may not be able to use our basic features.

Gooogle Maps: We use Google Maps to display information on how to locate our office including interactive maps. Google Maps only uses cookies to enable you to use the functionality of their map software. No personal information is stored on our website through the use of Google Maps. If these are disabled then various features on the site will not work correctly.

Performance Cookies

These help us collect information about how you use our website (pages you visit, errors you may experience). These cookies only collect anonymous information and are used to help us improve how our website works.

Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to collect information about visitor behaviour on our website. Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. This Analytics data is collected via a Javascript tag in the pages of our site and is not tied to personally identifiable information.We therefore do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.
You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy as regards its analytics service at: http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html

Cookie OwnerCookie NameCookie Description
A-Statlanguage, currency, PHPSESSIDCookies that let you use essential features of our website. These include secure account areas, shopping basket and discount offers specific to our site.
Google Analytics_utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmv, _utmzGoogle Analytics cookies track the number of times a visitor has been to the site, when their first visit was, when their last visit occurred and where they came from.
Google MapsPREF, NID, SID, HSID, APISIDGoogle Maps cookies help display maps and information on how to locate our office.

More information about cookies, including how to block them or delete them, can be found at: AboutCookies.org

Financial Conduct Authority

Authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
Authorisation can be checked on the Financial Services Register at www.fca.org.uk under the Firm Registration Number 675047.