Privacy & Cookie Policy In Relation To The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

This policy (together with our terms of use and any other documents referred to in it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. By visiting https://powercontrol.co.uk you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

For the purpose of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, 2018), the data controller is Power Control Limited of 272 Bath Street, Glasgow G2 4JR.

INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT FROM YOU.

We may collect and process the following data about you:

Information you give us. You may give us information about you by filling in forms on our site https://powercontrol.co.uk (our site) or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. This includes information you provide when you register to use our site, subscribe to our service and when you report a problem with our site. The information you give us may include:

  • your name
  • address
  • e-mail address
  • phone number
  • Place of work
  • Job title
  • bank and payment information
  • The nature of your enquiry

Information we collect about you. With regard to each of your visits to our site we may automatically collect the following information:

Technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform;

Information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time); products you viewed or searched for, page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks and mouse-overs) and methods used to browse away from the page and any phone number used to call our customer service number.

Information we receive from other sources. We may receive information about you if you use any of the other websites we operate or the other services we provide. In this case we will have informed you when we collected that data that it may be shared internally and combined with data collected on this site. We are also working closely with third parties (including, for example, business partners, sub-contractors in technical, payment and delivery services, advertising networks, analytics providers, search information providers,) and may receive information about you from them.

First Party Cookies

These cookies are created by nextpixel.co.uk to enable the functionality of various aspects of our website.

Cookie Name Function
Random numbers and letters PHP session cookie which identifies a specific user’s session. This will expire when you leave the website.
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Cookies that determine that the user is Human.
_gali Navigation menu cookie
uncodeAI.css
uncodeAI.images
uncodeAI.screen
Main Template cookies which determine display attributes specific to the user.

Third Party Cookies

Third party cookies are created by companies to provide various services which we use to enhance our site. The only one we use is Google Analytics – a free, powerful analytics tool used to determine where your visitors are coming from and what content they are looking at. No personal information is collected by Google Analytics and we recommend this service to all our clients

Cookie Name Source Function
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Google Analytics Any cookies beginning with _ga, _gat and __utm are used to collect information about traffic and user activity.

USES MADE OF THE INFORMATION

Information you give to us. We will use this information:

to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us and to provide you with the information, products and services that you request from us;

to provide you with information about other goods and services we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about;

to provide you, or permit selected third parties to provide you, with information about goods or services we feel may interest you. If you are an existing customer, we will only contact you by electronic means (e-mail or SMS) with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale or negotiations of a sale to you. If you are a new customer, and where we permit selected third parties to use your data, we (or they) will contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this. If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please unsubscribe from our marketing communications via the link in our emails or by contacting us at: info@powercontrol.co.uk.

to notify you about changes to our service;

to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.

Information we collect about you. We will use this information:

to administer our site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;

to improve our site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;

to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;

as part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure;

to measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you;

to make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of our site about goods or services that may interest you or them.

Information we receive from other sources. We may combine this information with information you give to us and information we collect about you. We may use this information and the combined information for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION

Power control aims to only keep information for as long as required to fulfil the purpose it was collected for, or until you notify us that you no longer want your data to be stored with us.

We may share your personal information with any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.

We may share your information with selected third parties including:

Business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with them or you.

Advertisers and advertising networks that require the data to select and serve relevant adverts to you and others. We do not disclose information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers, but we may provide them with aggregate information about our users (for example, we may inform them that 500 men aged under 30 have clicked on their advertisement on any given day). We may also use such aggregate information to help advertisers reach the kind of audience they want to target (for example, customers in a certain postcode region). We may make use of the personal data we have collected from you to enable us to comply with our advertisers’ wishes by displaying their advertisement to that target audience.

Analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our site.

Credit reference agencies for the purpose of assessing your credit score where this is a condition of us entering into a contract with you.

We may disclose your personal information to third parties:

In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.

If Power Control Limited or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.

If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use powercontrol.co.uk/info/privacy-policy.html or terms and conditions of supply and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property or safety of Power Control Limited, our customers or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff maybe engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your order, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

We have ensured there are procedures in place in order to deal with any breach of data. In the unlikely event this was to happen, we will notify you and any applicable regulator where we are legally required to do so.

YOUR RIGHTS

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by unsubscribing from our marketing communications via the link in our emails or by contacting us at: info@powercontrol.co.uk. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at Power Control Limited, Rotherside Road, Eckington, Sheffield S21 4HL

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

GDPR outlines specific rights with regards to your personal data and how it is utilised. Under certain circumstances, you have the right to:

  • Request access to your personal data
  • Request to update or amend your personal data
  • Request to erase your personal data
  • Object to processing of your personal data
  • Request restriction of processing your personal data
  • Request transfer of your personal data
  • Right to withdraw consent

The Right To Unsubscribe

You are within your rights to request that third parties stop sending you marketing messages at any time by contacting us.

If you were to unsubscribe to marketing messages, it would not apply to personal data provided to us as a result of a product/service purchase, warranty registration or other transactions.

ACCESS TO INFORMATION

Depending on the circumstances of which you have requested to access your personal data you will not have to pay a fee. If we believe your request to be unfounded, repetitive or excessive we may charge a reasonable fee. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with your request in these circumstances.

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where the changes are significant, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.

CONTACT

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to Power Control Limited, Rotherside Road, Eckington, Sheffield, S21 4HL unsubscribe from our marketing communications via the link in our emails or by contacting us at: info@powercontrol.co.uk

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