Privacy Policy

 

What is this Privacy Policy for? This privacy policy is for this website www.digitallybrilliant.co.uk and served by Digitally Brilliant Ltd and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it. 
 

The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned  and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the  website and website owners. Furthermore the way this website processes,  stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed  within this policy.
 

The Website This website and it's owners take a proactive approach to  user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the  privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. This website  comply's to all UK national laws and requirements for user privacy.
 

Use of Cookies This website uses cookies to better the users experience  while visiting the website. Where applicable this website uses a cookie  control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to  allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer / device. This  complies with recent legislation requirements for website's to obtain  explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such  as cookies on a users computer / device.
 

Cookies are small files saved to the users computers hard drive that  track, save and store information about the users interactions and usage  of the website. This allows the website, through it's server to provide  the users with a tailored experience within this website.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of  cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should  take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to  block all cookies from this website and it's external serving vendors.
 

This website uses tracking software to monitor it's visitors to better  understand how they use it. This software is provided by Google  Analytics which uses cookies to track visitor usage. The software will  save a cookie to your computers hard drive in order to track and monitor  your engagement and usage of the website but will not store, save or  collect personal information. You can read Google's privacy policy here  for further information [ http://www.google.com/privacy.html ].
 

Other cookies may be stored to your computers hard drive by external  vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or  adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and  typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal  information is stored, saved or collected.
 

Contact & Communication Users contacting this website and/or it's  owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal  details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept  private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has  no use, as detailed in the Data Protection Act 1998. Every effort has  been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submission process  but advise users using such form to email processes that they do so at  their own risk.
 

This website and it's owners use any information submitted to provide  you with further information about the products / services they offer or  to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have  submitted. This includes using your details to subscribe you to any  email newsletter program the website operates but only if this was made  clear to you and your express permission was granted when submitting any  form to email process. Or whereby you the consumer have previously  purchased from or enquired about purchasing from the company a product  or service that the email newsletter relates to. This is by no means an  entire list of your user rights in regard to receiving email marketing  material. Your details are not passed on to any third parties. 
 

Email Newsletter This website operates an email newsletter program, used  to inform subscribers about products and services supplied by this  website. Users can subscribe through an online automated process should  they wish to do so but do so at their own discretion. Some subscriptions  may be manually processed through prior written agreement with the  user. 
 

Subscriptions are taken in compliance with UK Spam Laws detailed in the  Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003. All personal  details relating to subscriptions are held securely and in accordance  with the Data Protection Act 1998. No personal details are passed on to  third parties nor shared with companies / people outside of the company  that operates this website. Under the Data Protection Act 1998 you may  request a copy of personal information held about you by this website's  email newsletter program. A small fee will be payable. If you would like  a copy of the information held on you please write to the business  address at the bottom of this policy.
 

Email marketing campaigns published by this website or it's owners may  contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity  is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation.  Such tracked activity may include; the opening of emails, forwarding of  emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates  and frequency of activity [this is by no far a comprehensive list].
This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the  user with more relevant content based around their activity.
 

In compliance with UK Spam Laws and the Privacy and Electronic  Communications Regulations 2003 subscribers are given the opportunity to  un-subscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is  detailed at the footer of each email campaign. If an automated  un-subscription system is unavailable clear instructions on how to  un-subscribe will by detailed instead.
 

External Links Although this website only looks to include quality, safe  and relevant external links users should always adopt a policy of  caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this  website. 
 

The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of  any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should  therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this  website and it's owners cannot be held liable for any damages or  implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.
 

Adverts and Sponsored Links This website may contain sponsored links and  adverts. These will typically be served through our advertising  partners, to whom may have detailed privacy policies relating directly  to the adverts they serve. 
 

Clicking on any such adverts will send you to the advertisers website  through a referral program which may use cookies and will tracks the  number of referrals sent from this website. This may include the use of  cookies which may in turn be saved on your computers hard drive. Users  should therefore note they click on sponsored external links at their  own risk and this website and it's owners cannot be held liable for any  damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.
 

Social Media Platforms Communication, engagement and actions taken  through external social media platforms that this website and it's  owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as  the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively. 
 

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate /  engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own  privacy and personal details. This website nor it's owners will ever ask  for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms  and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them  through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.
 

This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content  directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users  are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at  their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track  and save your request to share a web page  respectively through your  social media platform account.
 

Shortened Links in Social Media This website and it's owners through  their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web  pages. By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy url's  [web addresses] (this is an example: bit.ly/zyVUBo).
 

Users are advised to take caution and good judgement before clicking any  shortened url's published on social media platforms by this website and  it's owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine url's are  published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and  therefore this website and it's owners cannot be held liable for any  damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.
 

Resources & Further Information

  • Data Protection Act 1998
  • Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003
  • Twitter Privacy Policy
  • Facebook Privacy Policy
  • Google Privacy Policy
  • Linkedin Privacy Policy
  • Mailchimp Privacy Policy