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GDPR Update

Policy Statement. Plymouth Car Sound is committed to protecting the rights and freedoms of individuals in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998. With effect from 25 May 2018 PLYMOUTH CAR SOUND’s GDPR policy will come into effect. The requirements to which PLYMOUTH CAR SOUND staff and associates who process personal data must adhere GDPR Privacy notice standards.

Status of the Policy. This Privacy Policy was originally approved by Plymouth Car Sound in January 2018. The content is reviewed annually by the Manager & Owner (PLYMOUTH CAR SOUND’s Data Protection Compliance Officers). A breach of this policy on an organisational basis may result in individual disciplinary action under the relevant Plymouth Car Sound disciplinary procedures.

Scope This privacy policy sets out how PLYMOUTH CAR SOUND uses and protects any information that you give PLYMOUTH CAR SOUND when you are engaging with PLYMOUTH CAR SOUND. PLYMOUTH CAR SOUND is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with our privacy statements. PLYMOUTH CAR SOUND may change this policy from time to time. You should check this policy from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1 January 2018.

What we collect We may collect the following information: • name • contact information including email address • demographic information such as address & postcode • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers • IP addresses

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. • To satisfy contractual obligations • To satisfy legal obligations • We may use the information to improve our products and services. • We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail.

Security We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. 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 either online of face to face.

How we use cookies PLYMOUTH CAR SOUND do use cookies however for your information; 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 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. Traffic log cookies are used to identify which pages are being used. This helps businesses analyse data about web page traffic and improve their websites in order to tailor them to customer needs. This information can also be used for statistical analysis purposes and then the data should be removed from the system. Overall, cookies help businesses provide you with a better website, by enabling them to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share. 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.

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, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, 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 privacy policy. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information You may choose to as us to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways: • whenever you are asked to fill in a form either paper based or on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at [email protected] We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen. You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act. There is no fee payable for us providing you with your data that we hold however if your data request is labour intensive we have the right to charge an agreed administration fee. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to The Data Protection Advisor, PLYMOUTH CAR SOUND Units 11-12 Faraday Mill Business Park, Prince Rock, Plymouth PL4 0ST or e-mail [email protected] If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Posted in News on May 30, 2018