Our core beliefs regarding user privacy and data protection
- User privacy and data protection are human rights
- We have a duty of care to the people within our data
- Data is a liability, it should only be collected and processed when absolutely necessary
- We dislike spam as much as you do!
- We will never sell, rent or otherwise distribute or make public, your personal information
Along with our business and internal computer systems, this website is designed to comply with the following national and international legislation with regards to data protection and user privacy:
UK Data Protection Act 1988 (DPA)
EU Data Protection Directive 1995 (DPD)
EU General Data Protection Regulation 2018 (GDPR)
This site’s compliance with the above legislation, all of which are stringent in nature, means that this site is likely compliant with the data protection and user privacy legislation set out by many other countries and territories as well. If you are unsure about whether this site is compliant with your own country of residences’ specific data protection and user privacy legislation you should contact our data protection officer for clarification.
Personal information that this website collects and why we collect it
This website collects and uses personal information for the following reasons:
Website visitor tracking
This website uses Google Analytics to track visitor interaction. Ask Geeves use this data to determine the number of people using our site, to better understand how they find and use our web pages and to understand their journey through the website.
Although Google Analytics records data such as your geographical location, device, internet browser and operating system, none of this information personally identifies you to us. Google Analytics also records your computer’s IP address which could be used to personally identify you but Google do not grant us access to this. We consider Google to be a third party data processor (see section 6.0 below).
Disabling cookies on your internet browser will stop Google Analytics from tracking any part of your visit to pages within this website.
In addition to Google Analytics, this website may collect information (held in the public domain) attributed to the IP address of the computer or device that is being used to access it. The information is supplied to us from LeadFeeder. The LeadFeeder system uses data already gathered by Google Analytics to determine the IP address off visitors to the Snap Marketing website and does not use your IP address to identify you, the individual, in any way. No cookies are used by the LeadFeeder system.
More information about how LeadFeeder uses IP addresses.
Website cookies and link tracking cookies allow us to provide important site functionality. Cookies also allow us to remember what links and pages have been clicked or viewed during a session. If you have provided us with personal data, completing a contact form for example, we may associate this personal data with other information. This will allow us to identify and record what is most relevant to you.
By using your browser controls, you change how cookies are stored and accessed on your computer.
Contact forms and email links
How do we collect information from you?
We obtain information about you when you use our website, for example, when you contact us about products and services, or if you register to receive information.
What type of information is collected from you?
The personal information we collect might include your name, address, email address, IP address, and information regarding what pages are accessed and when.
How is your information used?
We may use your information to:
- process orders that you have submitted;
- to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into by you and us;
- seek your views or comments on the services we provide;
- notify you of changes to our services;
- send you communications which you have requested and that may be of interest to you.
We review our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis. We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with us.
About this website’s server
This website is hosted by Nimbus Hosting within a UK data centre located in the UK.
Full details of Nimbus Hosting’s data centre can be found here. https://www.nimbushosting.co.uk/
All traffic (transferral of files) between this website and your browser is encrypted and delivered over HTTPS.
Our third party data processors
We use a number of third parties to process personal data on our behalf. These third parties have been carefully chosen and all of them comply with the legislation set out in section 2.0. All 3 of these third parties are based in the USA and are EU-U.S Privacy Shield compliant.
We will report any unlawful data breach of this website’s database or the database(s) of any of our third-party data processors to any and all relevant persons and authorities within 72 hours of the breach if it is apparent that personal data stored in an identifiable manner has been stolen.
The data controller of this website is: Ask Geeves – a Sole Trader
Whose operating office is:
48 Stringers Avenue
Data Protection Officer
Mrs Tracy Harrold