Briggs Engineers Ltd ("We") are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and to developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience.
This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. By using the Briggs Engineers Ltd website (www.briggsengineers.com) (“our site”) and/or providing your personal data you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 (“the Act”), the data controller is Briggs Engineers Ltd 39 Walkers Road, North Moons Moat Industrial Estate, Redditch, Worcestershire- B98 9HD UK.
Personal data we may collect from you
We may collect and process a range of personal data including:
Data you give to us
This is information about you that you provide by registering to use our site, filling in forms on our site, taking part in live chat on our site, purchasing any products, subscribing to any services, downloading software from our site or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail, in person or at trade shows or events or otherwise. The information you give to us includes, for example, your name, title, business address, business telephone number, purchase information, business email address, nationality, country of residence, financial and credit card information, personal description, photograph, customer number, business-related information, preferences provided by internet activity, survey responses and the name of your employer. In some circumstances we may ask for your personal address, email address, telephone number and passport number.
Data we collect about you
Use of your personal data
We may use personal data held about you in the following ways:
Website experience: for the technical administration of the website; for internal operations, for customer administration; for product surveys; for troubleshooting; for data analysis, data analytics, testing and research and development purposes; to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer; and as part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure.
Business uses: to fulfil a transaction request or to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts you enter into with us; to carry out a credit check; to send repair or recalibration notices; to establish and manage customer accounts; and to analyse and develop new products, services and on-line offerings.
Providing support: to provide customer support and respond to requests, questions, and comments (including via live chat); to notify you about changes to our goods and services and to measure how effectively we meet your concerns.
Marketing: to provide you with information about other goods and services we offer or are offered by others that are similar to those you have already purchased or enquired about and to send informational or promotional email messages to you which you may opt out of receiving as described below.
Surveys: to request and receive from you information regarding your experience with our products and services.
Protecting our rights and property: to protect our rights or property or that of others when we have reasonable grounds to believe that such rights or property have been or could be affected; to recover debts; to prevent, detect, identify, investigate and protect against potential or actual claims, liabilities and prohibited behaviour or activities.
Transfer of data to third parties
We may also disclose your personal data to selected non-affiliated third parties including those that perform transaction processing or servicing functions, credit reference agencies, debt collection agencies and/or other companies that provide services on our behalf, professional service providers, law enforcement authorities and other government authorities.
We will not sell, rent or lease your information to third parties. However we may share your information with trusted third parties for the purposes of:
Performing statistical analysis;
Sending you email or postal mail;
Providing you with customer support (including via live chat);
Arranging for deliveries;
Improving and optimising our site and services;
Enabling them to offer products or services that might be of interest to you (provided you have consented to this); and
Complying with law in cases where we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal or regulatory obligation or to protect our rights, property or safety or that of others;
Complying with any court order, subpoena or law enforcement agency’s request.
Circumstances may arise where, whether for strategic or other business reasons, we decide to sell, buy, merge or otherwise reorganise our business. Such a transaction may involve the disclosure of personal data to prospective or actual purchases, or the receipt of such data from sellers. It is our practice to seek appropriate protection for personal data in these types of transactions.
Length of storage of personal data
We will retain your personal information for as long as your account is active or as long as is needed to provide you with the goods and services you have requested. If you wish to request that we no longer use your information please contact us at info@briggsengineers .com. We will retain your information as long as necessary to comply with our legal rights or obligations, resolve disputes or to comply with any other law or regulation or to comply with any court order, subpoena or law enforcement agency’s request.
Transfer of data outside of the EEA
Security of your information
We will endeavour to protect the security of your personal data by maintaining administrative, technical and physical safeguards against loss, misuse or unauthorised access, disclosure, alternation or destruction of it. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
Depending on the circumstances, you may have the right to:
Request access to any personal data we hold about you;
Object to the processing of your data for direct marketing purposes;
Ask to have inaccurate data held about you amended or updated;
Ask to have your data erased or to restrict processing in certain limited situations;
Request the porting or your data to another organisation in control of your personal data; and/or
Object to any decision that significantly affects you being taken solely by a computer or other automated process.
If you wish to make a formal request for information we hold about you, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How to opt out of being contacted for promotional purposes
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal information for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us email@example.com or by clicking the unsubscribe link in any informational or promotional email that we send to you.
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of third parties. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.