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Privacy Policy

Buildzone UK Limited is committed to protecting and respecting the privacy of our customers, partners and suppliers.

Our privacy policy shows that any personal data we collect, or that is provided to us, will be processed by only us. By reading the following, you will understand our views and practices regarding personal data and how it is used. By visiting our website buildzoneuk.com or by providing personal data to us, you are accepting and giving your consent to the practices described in this policy.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is Buildzone UK Limited, 220 Higher Road, Urmston, Manchester, M41 9BH.

INFORMATION COLLECTED FROM YOU

We collect and process the following data about you:

Information you give to us:

You give us information about you by completing any forms on our website at buildzoneuk.com or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or other. This includes information provided when you register to use our site, subscribe to our services, search for an article or service. The information given may include your name, address, e-mail address and phone number and financial information.

Information we collect about you:

With each visit to our website we automatically collect the following information:

Technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect a computer to the Internet, login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform;

Information about a website visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our website (including date and time), pages 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 pages, and any phone numbers used to call us.

Information we receive from other sources:

We may also receive information via any other website Buildzone UK operate or the other services we provide. In this case we will have informed you when we collected that data that it may be shared internally and combined with data collected on this website. We also 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, credit reference agencies) and may receive information about you from them.

Data Protection Policy

The Data Protection Act 1998

The Data Protection Act 1998 controls the processing of personal data. Buildzone UK work with personal data on a daily basis and the Data Protection Act 1998 requires us to give information about our data processing activities and how we deal with the information.

Personal Data

Personal data is any information relating to an individual from which he or she can be identified, such as a person’s name, address or date of birth.

Personal data that Buildzone UK collect consists mainly of customer and supplier names, addresses, contact details and potentially other commercially available information necessary for us to effectively run our business.

We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of personal information.

Data Processing

Personal information is held within our database and is backed-up daily along with an archived format that we hold securely. Stored personal information provided is held securely, and is both password and firewall protected on our own systems. Hard copies of personal data information from our database are occasionally made where necessary for marketing purposes. Access to our database is via the use of passwords.

Third Parties

If we provide information to a third party partner we will have strict control over the third party of the usage of this data.

Cookies Policy

Buildzone UK’s website uses cookies to distinguish you as a website visitor from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you the visitor with a good experience when browsing our website. Cookies also allow us to improve your website experience. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. The only cookies we use are:

Cookies can last for different lengths of time, depending on what they are used for, for example:

Session cookies are temporary cookies and are stored until you leave the website or when you close your web browser. They are then removed.

Persistent cookies last for a fixed period of time, defined within the cookie, and allow the website to recognise the device again when the user returns to that website on that device. We as a business will set these cookies from 30 to 90 days.

As a visitor to our website at buildzoneuk.com you are able to block cookies by activating the settings within your own browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website and your user experience will be affected.