Privacy Policy

Updated November 2020

Privacy Policy

 This privacy policy is for this website; tarbuckdigital.com and serves Tarbuck Digital Ltd located at 10 Sceptre Close, Newton-le-Willows, WA12 9NR. It governs the privacy of its users, customers and people who engage with the company online. It explains how we comply with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), the DPA (Data Protection Act) [pre-GDPR enforcement] and the PECR (Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations).

 This policy will explain areas of this website that may affect your privacy and personal details, how we process, collect, manage and store those details and how your rights under the GDPR, DPA & PECR are adhered to. Additionally, it will explain the use of cookies or tracking software, advertising or commercial sponsorship from third parties and the download of any documents, files or software made available to you (if any) on this website. Further explanations may be provided for specific pages or features of this website in order to help you understand how we, this website and its third parties (if any) interact with you and your computer/device in order to serve you with content and create the best possible user experience. If you have any questions, please email luke@tarbuckdigital.com

GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) & DPA (Data Protection Act)

This website complies with the DPA (Data Protection Act 1998) and also complies with GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation 2018). As such, Tarbuck Digital Ltd is registered with the ICO (Information Commissioners Office) with registration number ZA558640. Any data that we collect online, whether involuntarily or not, will not be shared with any third parties at any time. 

Data Collection

This website may collect various types of data for a number of reasons. These data types include but are not limited to, Personal Information, Contact Information, Address, Payment/Banking information, passwords, email addresses, phone numbers, company registration numbers, VAT numbers, IP addresses. Please note, this information will be stored securely and will not be shared with third-parties at any time, in accordance with the regulations outlined above. 

Use of Web Cookies

This website uses cookies to improve the overall user experience. As required by legislation, where applicable this website uses a cookie control system, allowing the user to give explicit permission or to deny the use of cookies on their computer/device. Cookies are micro and harmless, files saved to your local computer’s memory that track, save and store information with regards to user interaction with this website. Cookies communicate with our web server to provide users with enhanced functionality. If you wish to completely block the usage of cookies, we advise that you take the necessary steps to do this within your device settings or web browser which may block this website and it’s serving vendors from running cookies. If you need help or guidance with cookies, refer to allaboutcookies.org

Web Tracking (Google Analytics)

This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it in order to enhance the user experience and enrich the website’s functionality. 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.

Sponsored Links & Advertising

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 advertiser’s website through a referral program which may use cookies and will track 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 we cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Files & Downloads

Any downloadable documents, files or media made available on this website are provided to users at their own risk. While all precautions have been undertaken to ensure only genuine downloads are available users are advised to verify their authenticity using third party anti-virus software or similar applications. We accept no responsibility for third party downloads and downloads provided by external third party websites.

Communication

Users contacting this us through this website, or via email, 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.

Where we have clearly stated and made you aware of the fact, and where you have given your express permission, we may use your details to send you products/services information through a mailing list system. This is done in accordance with the regulations named above. Please note that we do not accept responsibility for any viruses or omissions transmitted as a result of communication via our website or email. We will only ever contact you via the www.tarbuckdigital.com domain.

Email Marketing

We operate an email mailing list program, used to inform subscribers about products, services and/or news we supply/publish. Users can subscribe through an online automated process where they have given their explicit permission. Please note, you may also be subscribed by engaging with us on social media or by emailing us. Subscriber personal details are collected, processed, managed and stored in accordance with the regulations named above. Subscribers can unsubscribe at any time through an automated online service, or if not available, other means as detailed in the footer of sent marketing messages. The type and content of marketing messages subscribers receive, and if it may contain third party content, is clearly outlined at the point of subscription where applicable.

Email marketing messages may contain tracking beacons / tracked clickable links or similar server technologies in order to track subscriber activity within email marketing messages. Where used, such marketing messages may record a range of subscriber data relating to engagement, geographic, demographics and already stored subscriber data. Our chosen email marketing system is Mailchimp, you can learn about the platform or read their privacy policy on Mailchimp.com.

External Links & Third-Party Integration

Although we only intentionally include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website.

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

Social Media Policy & Usage

We adopt a Social Media Policy to ensure our business and our staff conduct themselves accordingly online. While we may have official profiles on social media platforms users are advised to verify the authenticity of such profiles before engaging with, or sharing information with such profiles. We will never ask for user passwords or personal details on social media platforms. Users are advised to conduct themselves appropriately when engaging with us on social media.

There may be instances where our website features social sharing buttons, which help share web content directly from web pages to the respective social media platforms. You use social sharing buttons at your own discretion and accept that doing so may publish content to your social media profile feed or page. 

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