Effective date: 1 January 2021
Ceed is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. We do not and will not sell your data to third parties.
We will only use your data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your data in the following circumstances:
- Where it is necessary for our legitimate business interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests
- Where we need to perform the contract for services we are about to enter into or have entered into with you
- Where we need to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation.
What data we collect?
We may collect the following information:
- Personal identification information (i.e. Name, email address and company)
- Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
- Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
How do we collect your data?
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.
- From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes.
What is your data protection rights?
Ceed would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:
- The right to rectification – You have the right to your personal data being corrected if it is inaccurate or incomplete.
- The right to erasure (also known as the right to be forgotten). You can withdraw your consent and request the deletion or removal of your personal data where there is no compelling reason for its continued processing. We have in place processes to regularly review the data we hold and ensure that it is removed when it is no longer appropriate to hold it.
- The right to restrict processing. Under certain specific circumstances, such as when you contest the accuracy of your personal data, you have a right to ‘block’ or suppress processing of personal data.
- The right to data portability. You have the right to data portability allowing you to obtain and reuse your personal data for your own purposes across different services. To allow you to move, copy or transfer personal data easily from one IT environment to another in a safe and secure way without hindrance to usability. We can provide you with a CSV file.
- The right to object. You have the right to object to:
- processing based on legitimate interests or the performance of a task in the public interest/exercise of official authority (including profiling);
- direct marketing; and
- processing for purposes of scientific/historical research and statistics.
What are Cookies?
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added, and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose 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. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
If you wish to restrict or block web browser cookies which are set on your device then you can do this through your browser settings; the Help function within your browser should tell you how.
What type of cookies we use & How do I change my cookie settings?
We use two types of cookie, ‘persistent’ and ‘session’. Session cookies are temporary and will only stay on your device until you close your browser at which point, they are deleted. Persistent cookies stay on your computer or mobile device permanently until they expire or are deleted.
We use the following types of cookies on our website:
Strictly necessary cookies. These cookies are essential for you to browse our websites and use the features.
Performance upped. These cookies collect information about how you use our websites. This data may be used to help optimise our website and make it easier for you to navigate.
Functional cookies. These cookies allow our websites to remember choices you make and personalise your experience. We may store your geographic location in a cookie for instance, to ensure that we show you the website relevant to your area.
Third Party cookies. Third party cookies are those placed by websites and/or parties other than us. These cookies may be used on our website to improve our products or services or to help us provide more relevant advertising.
Analytics cookies. We use analytics cookies, like those offered by Google Analytics, to help us understand things like how long a visitor stays on our website, what pages they find most useful, and how they arrived. To learn more about Google Analytics and your data, visit this Google webpage.
Most web browsers allow you to control cookies through their settings preferences, however if you limit the ability of websites to set cookies, you may impact your overall user experience.
You can learn about how to control cookie settings on popular web browsers, by visiting: Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari and Firefox
What are Pixels?
In addition to cookies, we sometimes use small graphic images known as ‘pixels’ (also known as web beacons, clear GIFs, or pixel tags). We use pixels in our email, online chat and phone communications (if you have selected to receive such communications) to help us to understand how you interacted with our communication.
We also use third party pixels (such as those from Google, Facebook, and other advertising networks) to help us provide advertising that is relevant to your interests.
We use several marketing tools in support of our advertising efforts. To provide this ‘interest-based advertising’, the parties combine non-personal data about your online activities acquired over time which helps cater advertising that we deliver to you.
Privacy policies of other websites and their Links
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 look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Changes to our Policy
We may modify or update this Policy when necessary to reflect feedback and changes in our services. Visiting our website and/or using our services after any modification to this Policy will constitute your acceptance of such modification and updates. It is your responsibility to check this policy for any changes made.
The material on our site is given for general information only and does not constitute professional advice. You should take specific advice before taking a course of action as we do not accept directly or indirectly any responsibility for loss arising directly or indirectly from reliance on information on this site. Given that the Internet uses an open system we cannot warrant that the site and downloads reach you virus-free. You must, therefore, take all appropriate precautions for your own safety.
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