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Privacy Policy

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.

 

(1) What information do we collect?

We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal data:

(a) information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views);

(b) information relating to any transactions carried out between you and us on or in relation to this website, including information relating to any purchases you make of our goods or services (including the purchase of training courses,  consultancy services and associated documents, hire of professional personnel, personal protective equipment, first aid at work equipment, signage and other products);

(c) information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us (including course bookings and purchase of products or services);

(d) information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our website services, email notifications and/or newsletters (including name and email address);

(e) information that you choose to send to us for making purchases on line will be handled by a secure on line payment system.  We use Paypal. 

 

(2) Cookies

A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser. 

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website.  Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users~ computers.  The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information.  Google~s privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html. 

Our payment services providers may also send you cookies. We use PayPal for payment services on line.  PayPal’s privacy is available at: https://cms.paypal.com/us/cgi-bin/marketingweb?cmd=_render-content&content_ID=ua/Privacy_full&locale.x=en_US#How we use cookies 

We use Facebook as a business networking website who may also send you cookies.  Facebook is a social networking service launched in February 2004. Facebook has over 955 million active users, more than half of them using Facebook on a mobile device. Users must register before using the site, after which they may create a personal profile, add other users as friends, and exchange messages, including automatic notifications when they update their profile.  Facebook privacy policy is available at: https://en-gb.facebook.com/about/privacy/ 

We use twitter as a business networking website who may also send you cookies. Twitter is an online social networking service and microblogging service that enables its users to send and read text-based messages of up to 140 characters, known as "tweets".  Twitter privacy policy is available at: http://twitter.com/privacy 

We use YouTube to share videos who may also send you cookies. YouTube is a video-sharing website, on which users can upload, view and share videos. The company uses Adobe Flash Video and HTML5 technology to display a wide variety of user-generated video content, including movie clips, TV clips, and music videos, as well as amateur content such as video blogging and short original videos. YouTube, LLC was bought by Google, and now operates as a subsidiary of Google. YouTube privacy policy is available at: http://support.google.com/youtube/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95531 

We use LinkedIn as a professional networking website. LinkedIn is a social networking website for people in professional occupations and may also send you cookies. As of June 2012, LinkedIn reports more than 175 million registered users in more than 200 countries and territories. LinkedIn privacy policy is available at: http://www.linkedin.com/static?key=privacy_policy

We use flickr to share images with users of this website. Flickr is an image hosting and video hosting website, web services suite, and online community and acquired by Yahoo in 2005. They may also send you cookies. In addition to being a popular website for users to share and embed personal photographs, the service is widely used by bloggers to host images that they embed in blogs and social media.  Photos and videos can be accessed from Flickr without the need to register an account but an account must be made in order to upload content onto their website. Registering an account also allows users to create a profile page containing photos and videos that the user has uploaded and also grants the ability to add another Flickr user as a contact. For mobile users, Flickr has an official app for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone 7 operating systems. Flickr privacy policy is available at: http://info.yahoo.com/privacy/uk/yahoo/ 

We use Freshbooks as an online invoicing system who also use cookies. Freshbooks is an online invoicing software as a service to small businesses , agencies, and professionals.  The product includes a myriad of other related features, such as time tracking, expenses, recurring billing, online payment (PayPal) collection and the ability to mail invoices through the U.S. post, and support tickets.  FreshBooks makes extensive use of social media. FreshBook privacy policy is available at: http://www.freshbooks.com/privacy.php

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.  (For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.)  This will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including this one.

 

(3) Using your personal data

Personal data submitted on this website will be used for the purposes specified in this privacy policy or in relevant parts of the website.

We may use your personal information to:

(a) administer the website;

(b) improve your browsing experience by personalising the website;

(c) enable your use of the services available on the website;

(d) send to you goods purchased via the website, and supply to you services purchased via the website;

(e) send statements and invoices to you, and collect payments from you;

(f) send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications;

(g) send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;

(h) send to you our newsletter and other marketing communications relating to our business or the businesses of carefully-selected third parties which we think may be of interest to you by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications);

(i) provide third parties with statistical information about our users – but this information will not be used to identify any individual user;

(j) deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website.

Where you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the license you grant to us.

We will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.

All our website financial transactions are handled through our payment services provider, Paypal.  You should only provide your personal information to Paypal after reviewing the Paypal privacy policy (available at www.paypal.com).  We will share information with  Paypal only to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing payments you make via our website.

 

(4) Disclosures

We may disclose information about you to any of our employees, officers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes as set out in this privacy policy.

In addition, we may disclose information about you: 

(a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law;

(b) in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;

(c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk); and

(d) to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset which we are (or are contemplating) selling.

Except as provided in this privacy policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.

 

(5) International data transfers

Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this privacy policy.

Information which you provide may be transferred to countries (including the United States, Japan, Africa, Middle East) which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Area. 

In addition, personal information that you submit for publication on the website will be published on the internet and may be available, via the internet, around the world.

You expressly agree to such transfers of personal information.

 

(6) Security of your personal data

We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. 

We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password- and firewall- protected) servers. All electronic transactions you make to or receive from us will be encrypted using SSL technology.

Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

You are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential. We will not ask you for your password.

 

(7) Policy amendments

We may update this privacy policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our website.  You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes.  

We may also notify you of changes to our privacy policy by email.  

 

(8) Your rights

You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you.  Provision of such information may be subject to the payment of a fee (currently fixed at £10.00).

You may instruct us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes by email  at any time.  (In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal data for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt-out of the use of your personal data for marketing purposes.)

 

(9) Third party websites

The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.

 

(10) Updating information

Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.

 

(11) Contact

The full name of our company is WEP-HSE LTD. 

 We are registered in England & Wales under registration number 7272777.  

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal data, please write to us by email to enquiries@wep-hse.com or by post to:

Registered Business address:  

WEP-HSE LTD
Wilshers & Co
1 Castle Row
Horticultural Place
Chiswick
London
W4 4JQ
United Kingdom

Or at our trading address at:

WEP-HSE LTD
38b Pitshanger Lane,
Ealing,
London,
W5 1QY,
United Kingdom.

 

(12) Data controller

The data controller responsible for our website is:

WEP-HSE LTD  

Our data protection registration number is:

Z2946062

 

 

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