The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) replaced the requirements of the Data Protection Act (DPA) 1998 in May 2018. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) includes rules on giving privacy information to data subjects in Articles 12, 13 and 14. These are more detailed and specific than in the DPA and place an emphasis on making privacy notices understandable and accessible.
This Privacy Notice sets out how we may use, process and store your personal identifiable information (PII). We may get that information from you or our partners, through contracts or other legal arrangements you have with us or our partners on behalf of us, in order to deliver contractual/legal obligations. In other cases, we will get that information from you with your permission and consent, or we may receive your personal information from third parties who you have given consent to pass this information on to us.
Vision Secure may collect information from you because we have a legal reason (allowed by law or under contract) to collect the information, or because you have consented for us to do so for a specific purpose.
You may give us information about you with your consent, for example:
This information may be personal, financial, business or related to your contractual history with us.
You may give us information for legal reasons, such as to enter into a contract with us, when you are buying goods or services from us, or when you are considering these options.
Information we collect about you
If you visit our website or member communities, we may automatically collect information about you, for example:
Information we receive from other sources
We may receive information about you if you use any of the other websites we operate, any other services we provide, or from our business partners instructed to collect information on our behalf.
We also work with third parties, including, for example, business partners, sub-contractors, credit agencies, payment companies and may receive information about you from them as part of the service we provide you, or for legal reasons.
We use “cookies” to help you personalise your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web server. Cookies are not used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a Web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalise pages on our Websites, or register for the Subscription Service, a cookie helps us to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. When you return to the same Website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the customised features.
You have the ability 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. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Vision Secure website you visit. Vision Secure keeps track of the websites and pages you visit within visionsecure.co.uk, in order to determine what portion of the Vision Secure website is the most popular or most used. This data is used to deliver customised content and promotions within the Vision Secure website and Service Portal to customers whose behaviour indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Why does Vision Secure collect Personal Identifiable Information (PII)?
Vision Secure collects PII for the some or all of following reasons:
What legal basis does Vision Secure have for processing PII?
Vision Secure may process your information because:
Who might Vision Secure share PII information with?
Vision Secure may share your personal information with third parties, either because you have consented to allow us to do so or for legal reasons. For example, we may share your personal information with:
Vision Secure may, from time to time, provide third parties with data that has been anonymised, which means that your personal information that could be used to identify you has been removed from the data.
Transmission and storage of personal data
Vision Secure primarily store and process PII data electronically.
How long is PII retained?
Vision Secure will not retain PII for longer than required and we will keep this;
Refusal to provide Vision Secure with personal information?
If the personal information is necessary in order to supply goods or services to you under a contract between you and Vision Secure, then we will not be able to enter into that contract or provide the products or services without that information.
Vision Secure will respect individual’s legal rights to their data. These cover;
From time to time, our website may contain links to and from websites of our partner networks, advertisers, social media sites etc. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites may have their own privacy notices and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for any such notices. Please check these notices, where available, before you submit any personal data to these websites.
Vision Secure may change this notice from time to time in the future. Any such changes will be posted here and, where appropriate, notified to you in writing. We advise you to check back frequently to see any updates or changes.