Here at Kristian Allan we are committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Notice sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you through our website www.kristianallan.co.uk or that you provide to us via other methods will be processed and stored by us.
Please read this Policy carefully. By using our Website and using any services we offer, you are agreeing to be bound by this Policy in terms of the information collected about you. We reserve the right to change the contents of our Website, including this Privacy Notice at any time, by posting such changes. It is your responsibility to familiarise yourself with the Privacy Notice regularly to ensure that you are aware of any changes. Your continued use of our Website following the posting of any such changes will constitute your acceptance of the revised Privacy Notice.
If you have any queries or comments about the policy, our use of your personal information or wish to unsubscribe from messages from us, please get in touch by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
We comply with The GDPR Principles
We abide by the rules of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) upheld by the Information Commissioner’s Officer (ICO).
What type of personal information do we collect about you?
We may collect personal information from you in connection with your use of our website including personal information such as:
the time, date and duration of your visit to our website;
the site from which you have come (the referral URL);
the pages visited on our website; and
your IP address.
We may also collect information from you in connection with a service or product provided to you by us, including personal information such as:
For Vendors & Purchasers:
Where we collect our information from
The majority of the personal information which we collect will have been voluntarily provided by you, however we may also obtain your personal data from other sources including:
How we will use the information we collect
Your information will be used by us in connection with the following:
Providing You with Services:
Wherever we collect or use your personal information, we will make sure we do this for a valid legal reason. This will be for at least one of the following purposes:
If you would like to know more about the way in which we use personal information you can contact us at any time.
Subject to certain exemptions, and in some cases dependent upon the processing activity we are undertaking, you have certain rights in relation to your personal information.
Right to access to the personal information we hold about you
You have a right to request that we provide you with a copy of personal information that we hold about you and you have the right to be informed of; (a) the source of your personal information; (b) the purposes, legal basis and methods of processing; and (c) the entities or categories of entities to whom your personal information may be transferred.
Right to rectify or erase the personal information
You have a right to request that we rectify inaccurate personal information. We may seek to verify the accuracy of the personal information before rectifying it.
You can also request that we erase your personal information in the following circumstances:
We are not required to comply with your request to erase personal information if the processing of your personal information is necessary:
Right to restrict the processing of your personal information
You can ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information, but only where:
We can continue to use your personal information following a request for restriction:
Right to transfer your personal information
You can ask us to provide your personal information to you in a structured, commonly used, machine readable format, or you can ask to have it transferred directly to another data controller, but in each case only where:
Right to object to the processing of your personal information
You can object to any processing of your personal information which has our legitimate interests as its legal basis, if you believe your fundamental rights and freedoms outweigh our legitimate interests.
If you raise an objection, we have an opportunity to demonstrate that we have compelling legitimate interests which override your rights and freedoms.
Right to object to how we use your personal information for direct marketing purposes
You can request that we change the manner in which we contact you for marketing purposes.
You can request that we do not transfer your personal information to unaffiliated third parties for the purposes of direct marketing or any other purposes.
Right to obtain a copy of personal information safeguards used for transfers outside your jurisdiction
You can ask to obtain a copy of, or reference to, the safeguards under which your personal information is transferred outside of the European Union.
We may redact data transfer agreements to protect commercial terms.
Right to lodge a complaint with your local supervisory authority
You have a right to lodge a complaint with your local supervisory authority (the contact details for which are set out in the Complaints section of this Privacy Notice) if you have concerns about how we are processing your personal information
We ask that you please attempt to resolve any issues with us first, although you have a right to contact your supervisory authority at any time.
The personal information that you provide will be retained by us in accordance with applicable laws and in compliance with the GDPR. However, we will take reasonable steps to destroy or de-identify personal information we hold if it is no longer needed for the purposes set out above. We will only hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant purpose for which it was collected.
Disclosure of information
The information you provide to us will be held on our computers and may be accessed by or given to our staff for the purposes set out in this Privacy Notice or for other purposes approved by you. We may also provide your personal information to other companies for the purposes of administering our business.
We may also disclose your information to the third parties listed below for the following purposes:
If we are providing you with letting services we may share and discuss your personal information to enable us to verify who you are and that the facts that you have told us about yourself are accurate. This includes:
We may obtain information from other sources such as public records, if required. This is to enable us to verify who you are and that the facts that you have told us about yourself are accurate.
We employ security measures which aim to protect the information provided by you from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction or damage.
We also expect you to take reasonable steps to safeguard your own privacy when transferring information to us, such as not sending confidential information over unprotected email, ensuring email attachments are password protected or encrypted and only using secure methods of postage when original documentation is sent to us.
Marketing of Our Services to You
Improving Our Site
Cookies and tracking
Like many sites and software, we use ‘cookies’ to enable us to personalise your visits, simplify the signing-in procedure, keep track of your preferences and to track the usage of the Website. Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored in the hard drive of your computer by your browser. Your browser will have the option to prevent sites using cookies (your browser’s help screen or manual will tell you how to do this), but please note that this may reduce the functionality of the Website and other Sites.
Like all sites, our servers automatically record ‘log files’ containing information about the volume and characteristics of the Website traffic e.g. IP address, numbers of pages viewed, length of time spent on site etc. We use log files to build pictures of how the Website and is used that help us to monitor and improve our service. We cannot identify you from your log files.
Our cookies and how we use them
We use both session and persistent cookies on our website.
is used to make the site work as you expect it to. It is not personally identifiable to you, but it can be used to give you a more
personalised web experience.
Some of the information stored is put there by other companies whose software we have added to the site, and this can also impact your
experience of other websites you may visit after leaving ours.
If you continue to use this site without taking action to prevent the storage of this information, you are effectively agreeing to this use.
If you want to learn more about the general uses of cookies, including how to stop them being stored by your computer, please visit
Cookiepedia – all about cookies.
Below is a list of the different types of cookies used on this site, and an explanation of what they are used for. If you would like any more information, please get in touch.
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are necessary for the website to function. They are usually only set in response to actions
made by you which amount to a request for services, such as logging in or filling in forms.
You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.
These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site.
All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.
These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages.
If you do not allow these cookies, then some or all of these services may not function properly.
These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites.
They do not store any personally identifiable information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.
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 analytics cookies used by our website have the following names: [_ga, _gat, __utma, __utmt, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz and __utmv].
The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website.
Third party websites
Our webite may contain links to other websites. We accept no responsibility or liability for the content of other websites which are not under our strict control, in particular, we are not responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting other websites and such sites are not governed by our Privacy Notice.
Special notice if you use our insurance services
This section of the Privacy Notice is only relevant to the extent that we are providing you with our insurance services.
Our insurers are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Our insurers are responsible for the quality of the advice that we provide to you in relation to your insurance products, where those products are regulated by the FCA. In the course of doing so, our insurers will process your information, including your Special Data and Criminal Disclosures.
In the course of handling your information and your Special Data/Criminal Disclosures, us and our insurers will:
Your information and your Special Data/Criminal Disclosures will be retained by us and our insurers either electronically or in paper format for a minimum of six years and possibly for a longer period where this is required to enable us to fulfil our legal and regulatory obligations.
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