Terms of Use

This page outlines the terms of use, privacy policy and cookie policy implemented on this website. If you want to read something interesting I recommend returning home and visiting any other page on the website… seriously.

Privacy Policy

We promise not to give your email or any personal information to anyone else, sell it or mis-use it. We will only email you with new and interesting materials or offers and we promise not to do that too much. If you think what we send is boring, uninteresting or you just don’t want to hear from us anymore then you can press unsubscribe in the email we send, or send us an email titled ‘unsubscribe’ to info@peterhintondesign.co.uk.

The Legal Information

This privacy policy sets out how Hinton Design Ltd uses and protects any information that you give Hinton Design Ltd when you use this website.

Hinton Design Ltd is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Hinton Design Ltd may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page regularly to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1st January 2012.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name and job title
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • internal record keeping
  • we may use the information to improve our products and services
  • we may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information we think you may find interesting, using the email address which you have provided
  • from time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests

GDPR Compliance

Peter Hinton Deisgn respects and complies with the EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

Some of the key ways we comply with these regulations are:

Consent
We explain what you’re consenting to clearly and without ‘legalese’, and ask that you explicitly consent to contact from us.

Breach Notification
In the event of a breach we will notify affected users within 72 hours of first having become aware of the breach.

Right to Access
Users can request confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning them is being processed, where and for what purpose. Further, we shall provide a copy of the personal data, free of charge, in an electronic format.

Right to be Forgotten
Once we have compared your (the subjects’) rights to “the public interest in the availability of the data”, we may delete your personal data where you have requested this.

Data Portability
We allow you to receive the personal data concerning you, which we will provide in a ‘commonly used and machine readable format’ and you have the right to transmit that data to another ‘controller’.

Privacy by Design
We implement appropriate technical and organisational measures, in an effective way, in order to meet the requirements of this Regulation and protect the rights of data subjects’. We hold and process only the data absolutely necessary for the completion of our duties (data minimisation), as well as limiting the access to personal data to those needing to act out the processing.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Cookie Policy

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

How To disable cookies

You can choose, below, not to allow cookies. If you do, we can’t guarantee that your experience with the Website will be as good as if you do allow cookies.

Most internet browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can set your preferences to change the settings of your browser to erase cookies or prevent automatic acceptance.

The following external links explain how you control cookies via your browser:

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, since we do not have control over any other website we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this cookie policy. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Contact

All comments, queries and requests relating to our use of your information are welcomed and should be addressed to info@peterhintondesign.co.uk