Introduction and General Terms
Gooding Aluminium are committed to protecting your personal information. This Privacy and Cookies Policy relates to our collection, use, disclosure, transfer and storing of your personal information when accessing our online services. It also relates to our use of any personal information you provide to us by phone, SMS, email, in letters and other correspondence and in person.
Gooding Aluminium are the data controller of the personal information we collect from you, we can be contacted at:
Gooding Aluminium Ltd
1 British Wharf, Landmann Way, London UK. SE14 5RS
Tel: +44(0)208 692 2255
To provide you with the full range of Gooding Aluminium services, we sometimes need to collect information about you.
This Privacy and Cookies Policy explains the following:
- what information we may collect about you;
- how we will use information we collect about you;
- when we may use your details to contact you;
- whether we will disclose your details to anyone else;
- your choices regarding the personal information you provide to us;
Gooding Aluminium is committed to safeguarding your personal information. Whenever you provide such information, we are legally obliged to use your information in line with all applicable laws concerning the protection of personal information. No website can be completely secure; if you have any concerns that information could have been compromised, please get in touch straight away at email@example.com.
What information does Gooding Aluminium collect about me?
Automatic collection of information
If you do nothing during your visit to the site, but browse through the website or download information, our system will automatically gather and store certain information about your visit. This information is not used to identify you personally and is aggregated to help us improve our website and tell us the number of visitors to our site each day. Our web server automatically collects and records the following information.
- The visitor's domain name, but not the e-mail address;
- The visitor's IP address;
- The name and release number of web browser software used;
- The operating system used;
- Date and time the visitor accessed our site; and
- The address of the website that linked to us (referrer URL).
Permission-based collection of information
Information may be collected as part of fulfilling information and/or quotation requests, for goods and services. We endeavour to collect information only with your knowledge and with your permission where necessary. If you register an account with us we will collect personal information such as your name, organisation and e-mail address which is necessary to fulfil your request.
How will Gooding Aluminium use the information it collects about me?
We will use your personal information for several purposes including the following:
- to provide our services, activities or online content and information about them;
- to deal with your requests and enquiries, including where we have a commercial relationship in place;
- to provide you with further information relating to goods and services you are interested in.
Will Gooding Aluminium share my personal information with anyone else?
Your information will be kept within Gooding Aluminium except where disclosure is required or permitted by law (for example to government bodies and law enforcement agencies).
How long will Gooding Aluminium keep my information?
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.
How can I exercise my data protection rights?
You have the right to ask for a copy of the information that we hold about you at any time. Additionally, you have the right to request this in a portable format.
Where we hold personal information about you with your consent you have the right to request it is deleted. Where we need to retain your personal data, e.g. to comply with statutory retention requirements, you have the right to restrict any other way we're processing your data.
If the information we hold about you contains any inaccuracies, you have the right to have those corrected.
To exercise any of your rights contact us using the details above or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will need two copies of forms of identification, which can be:
- Driving licence
- Birth certificate
- Utility bill (from last 3 months)
- Bank statement (from last 3 months)
- Rent book (from last 3 months).
Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity.
You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases some of our website features may not function as a result
Changes to our privacy and cookies policy
Contacting Gooding Aluminium about this privacy and cookies policy
If you have any questions, comments or complaints about this policy or how we have processed your personal data please contact:
The Administration Officer
Gooding Aluminium Ltd
1 British Wharf
London SE14 5RS
Tel: 020 8692 2255
If we're unable to fully resolve any issue to your satisfaction you have the right to complain to the lead supervisory authority, the Information Commissioner's Office, whose contact details can be found at https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/.
What do I need to know about cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that's stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. We use them to:
- store and sometimes track your preferences
- to customise our site to your browser type
First party cookies
These are set by the website you're visiting. And only that website can read them. In addition, a website might use a separate company to analyse how people are using their site. And this separate company will set their own cookie to do this.
Third party cookies
These are set by someone other than the owner of the website you're visiting. These can be used for ad retargeting or behavioural advertising.
Some Gooding Aluminium web pages may also contain content from other sites such as YouTube, Twitter, Google+ and Facebook which may set their own cookies. Also, if you Share a link to a Gooding Aluminium page, the service you share it on (e.g. Facebook) may set a cookie on your browser.
Gooding Aluminium has no control over third party cookies.
Some websites use advertising networks to show you specially targeted adverts when you visit. These networks may also be able to track your browsing across different sites. Gooding Aluminium does not use advertising cookies.
These are stored while you're browsing. They get deleted from your device when you close your browser. Session cookies do not collect information from your computer.
These are saved on your computer, so they don't get deleted when you close your browser.
Persistent cookies are used when we need to know who you are for more than one browsing session. For example, they are used to remember your preferences for the next time you visit.
We will never link the cookie to any personal information about you we hold.
Managing Cookies on your computer
Your web browser will have cookie management facilities built in. Different browsers have different ways of doing this but look for a settings or options menu (in some browsers this may be represented by an icon, perhaps a spanner or a cog) and within that look for an option that says something like privacy or content. The ICO has links to instructions for controlling cookies in most major browsers
You will be able to delete any or all cookies that are already on your computer and you will be able manage which cookies your browsers will accept in the future; different browsers provide different levels of control over cookies and other privacy settings.