The website www.shawandunderwood.co.uk is operated by Shaw & Underwood Advertising Services Limited (“we” or "us") and we are a "data controller" for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 and the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. This means that we are responsible for, and control the processing of, your personal information.
We take your privacy very seriously and we ask that you read this Policy carefully as it contains important information on:
· the personal information we collect about you;
· what we do with your information; and
· who your information might be shared with.
How we use your information
We collect your personal information for the following purposes:
· to identify you and manage our distributions lists;
· improve our services.
Information which we may collect
We collect information regarding the position and industry of people on our distribution lists. We may collect the following personal information:
· full name;
· postal address;
· email address;
· work sector
Please note that we do not collect any information in relation to payment information, such as credit/debit card details.
How long we will keep your personal information
We shall retain your information for as long as you remain a relevant press contact at a publication relating to a client of Shaw & Underwood. If you request to be removed from our lists, we will delete your information efficiently and appropriately.
In order to process any of the requests listed below, we may need to verify your identity for your security. In such cases your response will be necessary for you to exercise this right.
The right to access information we hold about you
At any point you can contact us to request that the information we hold about you as well as why we have that information, who has access to the information and where we got the information. Once we have received your request we will respond within 30 days.
The right to correct and update the information we hold about you
If the data we hold about you is out of date, incomplete or incorrect, you can inform us and we will ensure that it is updated.
The right to have your information erased
If you feel that we should no longer be using your data or that we are illegally using your data, you can request that we erase the data we hold. When we receive your request, we will confirm whether the data has been deleted or tell you the reason why it cannot be deleted.
The right to object to processing of your data
You have the right to request that Shaw & Underwood Advertising Services Limited stops processing your data. Upon receiving the request, we will contact you to tell you if we are able to comply or if we have legitimate grounds to continue. If data is no longer processed, we may continue to hold your data to comply with your other rights.
The right to data portability
You have the right to request that we transfer your data to another controller. Once we have received your request, we will comply where it is feasible to do so.
Sharing your information
Where necessary to fulfil our obligations to you, Shaw & Underwood Advertising Services Limited may pass your details to third parties where this is necessary for the functioning of our services.
Cookies and Tracking
Shawandunderwood.co.uk is hosted by Squarespace
• Squarespace Ads. We partner with third party publishers, advertising networks and service providers to manage our ads on other sites. Our third party partners may set cookies on your device or browser to gather information about your activities on the Services and other sites you visit, in order to provide you with Squarespace ads. For example, if you visit Squarespace and also use a social media platform, you may see a Squarespace ad in your social media newsfeed or timeline.
• Opting Out. You can set your browser to not accept cookies, but this may limit your ability to use the Services. We currently don’t respond to DNT:1 signals from browsers visiting our Services. You can also opt out of receiving interest-based ads from certain ad networks here (or if located in the European Union, here).
Pixels. A pixel tag, or pixel, is a small piece of code that can be embedded on websites and emails. We use pixels to learn how you interact with our site pages and emails, and this information helps us and our ad partners provide you with a more tailored experience. For example, if you visit a Squarespace page related to music, a pixel will help us show you an ad for that page when you later visit a music news site.
Device Identifiers. We use device identifiers to track, analyze and improve the performance of the Services and our ads.
How to turn off cookies
If you do not want to accept cookies, you can change your browser settings so that cookies are not accepted. If you do this, please be aware that you may lose some of the functionality of this website. For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to the Information Commissioner’s webpage on cookies: https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies/.
When contacted with an enquiry, Shaw & Underwood Advertising Services Limited will hold the entity name and contact details only for the purposes of handling the enquiry.
The online forms are subject to the same cookies and tracking as the rest of the website (see the above section “Cookies and Tracking” for more information).
If you have any queries about this Policy, need further information or wish to lodge a complaint you can use the details below to contact the relevant party: firstname.lastname@example.org
We may change this Policy from time to time. You should check this policy occasionally to ensure that you are aware of the most recent version that will apply each time you access the website.