Privacy Policy

IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE

ArtSystems Limited is committed to preserving the privacy of all visitors to http://www.artsystems.co.uk. Please read the following privacy policy to understand how we use and protect the information that you provide to us.

By using, registering or placing and order on this site, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your information under the terms of this policy.

1. Definitions

The following words and expressions shall have the following meanings unless the context otherwise requires:

"Compliance officer"

Mr Andrew Hand, ArtSystems, Units 10-12 Glaisdale Parkway, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG8 4GP;

"Cookies"

A cookie is a small amount of data sent from the server, which is then stored on your computer's hard disc drive;

"DPA"

Data Protection Act 1998;

"Data processors"

Defined in the DPA - the full text of the definitions can be obtained by visiting http://www.hmso.gov.uk

"Personal data"

Defined in the DPA - the full text of the definitions can be obtained by visiting http://www.hmso.gov.uk

"Process, processing"

Defined in the DPA - the full text of the definitions can be obtained by visiting http://www.hmso.gov.uk

"Sensitive personal data"

Defined in the DPA - the full text of the definitions can be obtained by visiting http://www.hmso.gov.uk

"Site"

http://www.artsystems.co.uk

"We, us, our"

Means ArtSystems a company registered in England and Wales (registration number 0307932) whose registered office is at Units 10-12 Glaisdale Point, Glaisdale Parkway, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG8 4GP;

"You, your"

An individual, company or person visiting the site, applying to register on the site or a user of the site

2. Introduction

2.1 This privacy policy forms part of the website terms and conditions of use and is a statement as to how we shall process you personal data. We take the security and privacy of your and your personal data very seriously and we are committed to safe guarding your privacy online. Please be aware that communications over the internet, such as emails, are not secure unless they are encrypted. We do not accept any responsibility for any unauthorised access or loss of personal data beyond our control. You may access most areas of this site without registering with us. Certain areas of the site are only open to you if you register.

2.2 Our primary reason for collecting your personal data is to process your orders for goods from our site and provide you with the most efficient service possible. We do not anticipate collecting or processing sensitive personal data about you

2.3 This privacy policy may change from time to time so please check it periodically

2.4 Our site contains links to other sites. Please note that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other websites and advise you to ready the privacy statements of each website you visit which collects personal information

3. Our policy for processing your personal data

What personal data do we process and where do we get it from?

2.2 Our primary reason for collecting your personal data is to process your orders for goods from our site and provide you with the most efficient service possible. We do not anticipate collecting or processing sensitive personal data about you.

2.3 This privacy policy may change from time to time so please check it periodically

2.4 Our site contains links to other sites. Please note that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other websites and advise you to ready the privacy statements of each website you visit which collects personal information.

4. What do we do with your personal data?

4.1 We will process your personal data so that;

4.1.1 We can process your orders for goods from the site subject to the terms and conditions of the site;

4.1.2 We can fulfill our obligations to you under any contract for the supply of goods subject to the terms and conditions of the site;

4.1.3 We can deal with the general queries you raise from time to time through the "contact us / need advice" link on the site, by post, by email or by telephone;

4.1.4 We can process payment made by users; and

4.2 Other purposes for which we will process your personal data are:

4.2.1 The general administration of your records by us;

4.2.2 The general maintenance of our database and records by us;

4.2.3 For security purposes to protect your personal data held and/or processed by us;

4.2.4 For training our employees in respect of providing our service to you;

4.2.5 To maintain records of payments by users;

4.2.6 For our general marketing purposes unless you have notified us to the contrary; and

4.2.7 For credit referencing purposes to check your details and identity with fraud protection agencies to prevent fraud, to help us make decisions about credit and credit related services, to trace debtors, recover debts and to manage your accounts

4.3 When you enter the site, your computer will automatically be issues with a cookie. Cookies in themselves do not identify the individual user, just the computer used. Many sites do this whenever a user visits their site in order to track traffic flows. If you wish to reject our cookies, you can configure your browser to do so (see 10 below), alternatively you can ask your internet browser to alert you when a cookie is being setup

4.4 You acknowledge that by providing personal data to us, you consent to the processing of your personal data in accordance with this policy

5. Who else gets to see your personal data?

5.1 Our data processors

5.2 Such couriers used by us from time to time for the purposes of delivering the goods.

5.3 Such financial service providers used by us from time to time for the purpose of processing payment for goods and security checks.

5.4 Such marketing company used by us from time to time

5.5 Other companies which are part of the group of companies which we may be part from time to time.

5.6 Unless you have notified us to the contrary, other carefully selected companies who provide goods and services which we may think may be of interest to you

6. Your rights

6.1 You have the right to object to your personal data being used for "direct marketing" and/or "host mailing" purposes (see 4.2.6 and 5.5 above). You can change your options in relation to the information you wish to receive at any time by contacting our compliance officer in writing as follows:

6.1.1 By post to ArtSystems, Units 10-12 Glaisdale Point, Glaisdale Parkway, Nottingham, NG8 4GP.

6.1.2 or by email to marketing@artsystems.co.uk

6.2 As mentioned above you can set your internet browser to refuse cookies or you can ask you internet browser to alert you when a cookie is being setup.

6.3 You have the right under the DPA to request from us information as to what personal data we are processing about you. Such requests should be make in writing to the compliance officer and should be accompanied by a £10 administration fee. We will provide you with the relevant information within 40 days of receipt of the said fee.

6.4 Which is technically harmful (including without limitation, computer viruses, logic bombs, trojan horses, worms, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software or harmful data).

7. Maintenance of your personal data

7.1 We are committed to the security of your personal data. All of our employees with access to your personal data and/or are associated with the processing of that data are contractually obliged to respect the confidentiality of your personal data.

7.2 The material on the site is provided "as is", without any conditions, warranties or other terms of any kind. Accordingly, to the maximum extended permitted by law, the company provides you with the site on the basis that the company excludes all representations, warranties and conditions implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and the use of reasonable care and skill which but for the legal notice might have effect in relation to this site.

8. Liability

8.1 The company, any other third party (whether or not involved in creating, producing, maintaining or delivering this site) and any of the companies group companies and the officers, directors, employees, shareholders or agents, exclude all liability and responsibility for any amount or kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party (including without limitation any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damages, or any loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money, or loss or damages arising from or connected in any way to business interruption, and whether in tort (including without limitation negligence), contract or otherwise) in connection with this site or the material on such websites, including but not limited to loss or damage due to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software, data or other property on account of your access to, or browsing on this site or your downloading of any material from this site or any websites link to this site.

8.2 Nothing in this legal notice shall exclude or limit the company's liability for:

9. Contract information

9.1 If you have any queries about our processing or use of your personal data you should write, in the first instance to our compliance officer.

9.2 If you want to learn more about your rights regarding your personal data, you should contact the Information Commissioners Office information line on +44 (0) 1625 545 745 or visit their website at https://ico.org.uk/

10. Cookies

Information on how to block cookies can normally be found within the help features of your browser. Information can also be found on four of the main browser websites;

Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows-vista/block-or-allow-cookies
Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
Chrome: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=en
Safari: https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201265