Reviewed /Updated June 2018
This document sets out the practices of the Benchmark Estimating in relation to the handling of personal information collected from visitors to Benchmark Estimating websites.
Benchmark Estimating Limited understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used. We respect and value the privacy of all of our customers and of everyone who visits our website, calums18.sg-host.com. We will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a way that is consistent with our obligations and your rights under the law.
Benchmark Estimating Ltd
Registered in England under Company No: 06142404
Registered address: Topping Partnership, Incom House, Waterside, Trafford Park, Manchester, M17 1WD
VAT No: 909806793
Personal data is defined by the General Data Protection Regulation (EU Regulation 2016/679) (the “GDPR”) as ‘any information relating to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified in particular by reference to an identifier’.
Personal data is, in simpler terms, any information about you that enables you to be identified. Personal data covers obvious information such as your name and contact details, but it also covers less obvious information such as identification numbers, electronic location data, and other online identifiers.
The personal data that we use is outlined in part 5, below
When you visit a Benchmark Estimating site, Benchmark Estimating service provider may record your server address, domain name, the date and time of your visit to this site and the pages you viewed. This information is used for statistical and website development purposes only.
We collect personally identifiable information that is specific and volunteered by visitors to Benchmark Estimating websites. This information may include your name, title, company, address, contact telephone number and email address. We may also request other personal information about you as part of an Online Application for current employment opportunities, surveys, special offers or when you request particular services.
This information is typically used for accessing specific site areas and reference material, information requests, submitting resumes and ensuring that communications are relevant.
Where we have obtained your consent, we may send you promotional information from time to time, including details of current issues, future events, or seminars. If you no longer wish to receive this information you may remove your name from our list by either;
– following the ‘Unsubscribe’ instructions contained within the email
– e-mailing us at https://email@example.com with your full name and email address details. Information will not be disclosed to third parties without your consent, except where it is provided to a contractor or supplier for the purposes of undertaking services which are required for the ordinary administration of the Benchmark Estimating business.
Under the GDPR, you have the following rights, which we will always work to uphold:
For more information about our use of your personal data or exercising your rights as outlined above, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Further information about your rights can also be obtained from the Information Commissioner’s Office or your local Citizens Advice Bureau.
Benchmark Estimating will use reasonable endeavours to keep secure any information which we hold about you, and to keep this information accurate and up to date. Your information is stored on secure servers that are protected in controlled facilities. Information will be kept until it is out of date or no longer required, at which time it will be destroyed or de-identified.
You can also play an important role in keeping your personal information secure, by maintaining the confidentiality of any password and accounts used on the Benchmark Estimating website. Please notify us immediately if there is any unauthorized use of your account by any other Internet user or any other breach of security.
All personal information kept about you is available at any time via direct email request. To access your information, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with details of your request.
Anyone who requires further information regarding the Benchmark Estimating privacy practices or feels that there has been an unwarranted invasion of their privacy should contact the Benchmark Estimating Privacy Officer, Beverley Woodward, on 0161 237 1155 or by email email@example.com
A “cookie” is a text file that is stored on your computer, tablet or phone or any internet device when you visit a website.
A cookie is small in size, so does not usually have a noticeable effect on the hard-disc space on your device
There are different types of cookies:
Session Cookies: these are usually deleted when you close your browser
Persistent Cookies: these remain on your device until they expire, or a site or you deletes them for your browser cache. These type of cookies help a site remember customised settings and information about your individual use of the site.
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If you do not wish sites to set cookies, you are able to modify your browser so that it can either refuse all cookies or notify you when a cookie is set. You are also able to delete cookies that have already been set in your browser.
To block all or some web browser cookies then you can do this through using your browser settings. Your browser Help section will be able to help you with this. Alternatively, www.aboutcookies.org, contains information on how to do this.
· Collect usage statistics to help improve our service
These cookies help us collect traffic information and statistics that help us to improve the sites functionality and design to suit the browsers and devices you use.
The site use statistics cookies:
· Name: __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz (__utm* in general) and __qca
· Name: __atuvc
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