Privacy Policy

1. This website is brought to you by Artisan Food Law Limited. We take the privacy of our website users very seriously. We ask that you read this Privacy Policy ('the Policy') carefully as it contains important information about how we will use your personal data.

2. For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, Artisan Food Law Limited is the data controller.

Personal data we may collect about you
3. We will obtain personal data about you (such as your name, address, payment details, etc.) whenever you complete an online form.

4. For example, we will obtain your personal data when you register to use this website, send us feedback, post material, contact us for any reason, sign up to a service, purchase goods or services. We may also obtain sensitive personal data about you if you volunteer it during the completion of an online form. If you volunteer such information, you will be consenting to our processing it for the purpose of developing website content.

5. We may monitor your usage of this website. This may include monitoring how many times you visit, which pages you go to, traffic data, location data and the originating domain name of a user's internet service provider. This information helps us to build a profile of our users. Some of this data will be aggregated or statistical, which means that we will not be able to identify you individually. Please see further the section on 'Use of cookies' below.

How we may use your personal data
7. We will use your personal data for the purposes described in the data protection notice that was given to you at the time your data was obtained. These purposes include:

a) To help us identify you and any accounts you hold with us.
b) Administration.
c) Statistical analysis.
d) Customer profiling and analysing your purchasing preferences.
e) Marketing.
f) Fraud prevention and detection.
g) Billing and order fulfilment.
h) Credit scoring and credit checking.
i) Customising this website and its content to your particular preferences.
j) To notify any changes to this website or our services which may affect you.
k) Security vetting.
l) Improving our services.

Keeping your data secure
8. We will use technical and organisational measures to safeguard your personal data:

a) Access to your account is controlled by password and username which are unique to you.
b) We store your personal data on secure servers.
c) Payment details are encrypted using SSL technology. We do not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any third parties.

9. Whilst we will use all reasonable efforts to safeguard your personal data, you acknowledge that the use of the internet is not entirely secure and for this reason we cannot guarantee the security or integrity of any personal data which are transferred from you or to you via the internet.

Monitoring
10. We may monitor and record communications with you (such as telephone conversations and emails) for the purpose of quality assurance, training, fraud prevention and compliance.

Information about other individuals
11. If you give us information on behalf of someone else, you confirm that the other person has appointed you to act on his/her behalf and has agreed that you can:

a) Give consent on his/her behalf to the processing of his or her personal data.
b) Receive on his/her behalf any data protection notices.
c) Give consent to the processing of his or her personal data.

Use of cookies
12. When you use this website, we may collect information about your computer, such as your IP address and/or browser, which we will use for administration purposes and statistical analysis. This information will not usually identify you personally.

13. We may also obtain information about your online movements and use of the internet. We do this by placing a 'cookie', which is a small file, on your computer's hard disk. Cookies are used for several reasons:

a) To recognise you whenever you visit this website.
b) To speed up access to this website (so you do not have to log on each time).
c) To store your personal preferences.
d) To build a profile about you.
e) To target better our marketing and advertising campaigns.

14. The vast majority of web browsers accept cookies. However, you can change your browser settings so that cookies are not accepted. If you do this, you may lose some of the functionality of this website.

15. For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to: aboutcookies.org

Your rights
16. You have the right, subject to the payment of a small fee (currently £10) to request access to personal data which we may process about you. If you wish to exercise this right you should:

a) Put your request in writing.
b) Include proof of your identity and address (for example, a copy of your driving licence or passport, and a recent utility or credit card bill).
c) Attach a cheque in the amount of £10 made payable to Artisan Food Law Limited.
d) Specify the personal data you want access to, including any account or reference numbers where applicable.

17. You have the right to require us to correct any inaccuracies in your data free of charge. If you wish to exercise this right you should:

a) Put your request in writing.
b) Provide us with enough information to identify you (for example, account number, username, registration details).
c) Specify the information that is incorrect and what it should be replaced with.

18. You also have the right to ask us to stop processing your personal data for direct marketing purposes. If you wish to exercise this right you should:

a) Put your request in writing (an email sent to info@artisanfoodlaw.co.uk with a header that says 'Unsubscribe' is acceptable).
b) Provide us with enough information to identify you (for example, account number, username, registration details).
c) If your objection is not to direct marketing in general, but to direct marketing by a particular channel (for example. email or telephone) please specify the channel you are objecting to.

Our contact details
19. We welcome your feedback and questions. If you wish to contact us, please send an email to info@artisanfoodlaw.co.uk or you can write to us at our registered address: Artisan Food Law Limited, Pundles Farm, Pavement Lane, Bradshaw, West Yorkshire HX2 9NW or call us on 01422 248842.

20. We may change this privacy policy from time to time. You should check this policy occasionally to ensure you are aware of the most recent version which will apply each time you access this website.

LAST UPDATED: 9 September 2013