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Freshleaf Media is a website development agency. We design and build websites and web applications for clients in the UK and overseas.
Freshleaf Media is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. If we ask you to provide certain information from which you may be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
Freshleaf Media may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1st May 2018 and is reviewed regularly.
What information we collect about you via the website
We may collect the following information about you:
- name, who you work for and your job title
- contact information including email address
This information may be collected if you use the contact form on our website to send us an enquiry.
We collect this information under 6(1)(b) – processing is necessary for the performance of a contract with the data subject or to take steps to enter into a contract.
Website usage information is also collected using cookies – see cookies section below.
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.
- We may use the information to improve our products and services.
- We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided, if you have opted-in to receive this.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order 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 online.
A cookie is a file that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. Simple information is sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
The cookies we use on this site are:
- Google Analytics cookies to generate reports about website usage.
- Essential application cookies (session-cookies) which are required for the running of the site.
For more information: visit https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies/
You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above website provides more information on how to remove cookies from your browser. However, doing so may affect the usability and some website features may not function as a result.
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 statement. You should exercise caution and read the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
If you have given us your consent, we may send you information about services of ours which may be of interest to you.
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.
If you have consented to receive marketing communications, you may opt out at a later date.
You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes or sharing your information with others.
If you apply for a position with Freshleaf we will collect certain information about you as an applicant. Please see our Applicant Privacy Notice.
Accessing, controlling and correcting your personal information
The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation and other countries’ privacy laws provide certain rights for data subjects. A good explanation of them (in English) is available on the website of the United Kingdom’s Information Commissioner’s Office (www.ico.org.uk).
This Privacy Notice is intended to provide you with information about what personal data we collect about you and how it is used. If you have any questions, please contact us using the details outlined in ‘How to contact us’, below.
You have the right to request a copy of the information we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please email or write to us using the details outlined in ‘How to contact us’, below.
We want to ensure your data is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate or incomplete. Please email or write to us as soon as possible and we will promptly take any necessary action.
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
- You will be required to opt-in to receive direct marketing from us and so whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, ensure that if you do want to be contacted that you opt-in by ticking the box. If you do not, ensure you do not accidentally tick the box.
- If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by emailing or writing to us using the details outlined in ‘How to contact us’, below.
You have a right to lodge a complaint with the appropriate data protection authority (the Information Commissioner) if you have concerns about how Freshleaf processes your personal data.
When technically feasible, Freshleaf will, at your request, provide your personal data to you or transmit it directly to another controller.
You can contact us by:
- Post to: General Manager, Freshleaf Media, 1st Floor, 2 The Square, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 1JA.
- Or by email: email@example.com