Seven Design Associates Privacy Statement

The EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) now require a clear and unambiguous statement, by companies and other organizations, about how personal data is collected, stored and processed. The new rules go beyond the previous laws on Data Protection and are designed to give greater protection and rights to EU citizens. To adhere to the new regulations Seven Design Associates provides its customers with the following statement on privacy of Personal Data.


Identity of the Data Controller
The ultimate responsibility for the privacy of our customers Personal Data lies with the identified Data Controller. The Data Controller is the legal entity representing the organization which in the case of Seven Design Associates is Mark Baker, who can be contacted on the following email address;
mbaker@seven-design.co.uk
or at 23 Stirlings Road, Wantage, Oxfordshire. OX12 7BB


Personal Data Collected and Retained
When a person or organisation contacts or becomes a customer of, Seven Design Associates, either online or by telephone, Personal Data about the applicant is requested and used for communication, marketing and administration of their account. The data held consists of the following:
Name
Telephone numbers
Email address
Postal Address

Customers and contacts have the right to know what personal data is being stored and to ask for any errors in their personal data to be corrected. They have a right to ask for data to be erased and for references to them to be forgotten. They may ask for certain aspects of Seven Design Associates processing to not be applicable to their personal data. Customers may ask for copies of their data to be provided to them in electronic form.

Those customers wishing to exercise any of the above rights should in the first instance write or speak with the Data Officer at mbaker@seven-design.co.uk


Transfer of Personal Data To Third Parties
For the purposes of day to day administration and marketing activities of the business, Seven Design Associates use third party organisations. These are Kashflow Business Accounting and Mailchimp for email newsletters. We also use the web-hosting company Fasthosts. Fasthosts provides secure servers to host customer websites.

Each third party has their own Privacy Statement available on their respective website.


Cookies And Links To Other Websites
The Seven Design Associates website can use simple cookies; small files of text, placed on the visitors computer to enhance the experience and functionality of a return visit to the website. The user/visitor is able to control which cookies are acceptable via the settings in the users browser. Simple cookies are transient files usually deleted by the browser at the end of a session. Some cookies are persistent and are stored in the user browser and are available to the website when the user visits subsequently.

Our website can contain links to other websites. We cannot be responsible for the functionality of the content of other websites. These websites can ask your browser to store cookies some of which will be persistent or even tracking cookies. Some external websites may request personal data in connection with the supply of goods and services and you are advised to be aware of the websites privacy policy in this respect.

Our cookies
We use both session and persistent cookies on our website.

The cookies that we use on our website, and the purposes for which they are used, are set out below:

Core services cookies - These Cookies are essential for the overall experience and performance of the Service. They are only dropped into your browser once you sign up for our Services. We do not recommend disabling as it might result in malfunction of the Services.

Analytics cookies - These are cookies to track the performance and analytics of all our websites.


Third party analytics cookies
We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website.

Our analytics service provider generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies.

The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website.

Google Analytics’ privacy policies are available at: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Opting out of Google Analytics: You may reject or delete Google Analytics cookies by downloading and installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. You can find out more about what that is, how to download it, and how it works here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout



Blocking cookies
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies; for example:

in Internet Explorer (version 11) you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking "Tools", "Internet Options", "Privacy" and then "Advanced";

in Firefox (version 44) you can block all cookies by clicking "Tools", "Options", "Privacy", selecting "Use custom settings for history" from the drop-down menu, and unticking "Accept cookies from sites"; and

in Chrome (version 48), you can block all cookies by accessing the "Customise and control" menu, and clicking "Settings", "Show advanced settings" and "Content settings", and then selecting "Block sites from setting any data" under the "Cookies" heading.

Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.



Deleting cookies
You can delete cookies already stored on your computer; for example:

in Internet Explorer (version 11), you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so at http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11).

in Firefox (version 44), you can delete cookies by clicking "Tools", "Options" and "Privacy", then selecting "Use custom settings for history" from the drop-down menu, clicking "Show Cookies", and then clicking "Remove All Cookies".

in Chrome (version 48), you can delete all cookies by accessing the "Customise and control" menu, and clicking "Settings", "Show advanced settings" and "Clear browsing data", and then selecting "Cookies and other site and plug-in data" before clicking "Clear browsing data".

Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.



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Seven Design Associates
Wantage
Oxfordshire
OX12 7BB

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