HSL takes the privacy of its customers’ data very seriously. Please read the following policy to understand how we will treat your personal data after it has been collected by us through your use of our Website and through the telephone with our Sales Team.
When do we collect data?
We can collect data on you from a variety of different sources these include:
• When you request a call back from one of our sales advisors and customer service team.
• When you speak to a sales advisor.
• When you place an order
What do we do with your personal information?
When you give us any personal data as indicated above, we may need to collect information about you to provide you with the services you expect then and in the future, and to communicate with you. This information may include, but is not limited to, details such as your name, your address, email address and your phone number.
We may also collect, and our third party providers may collect, information about where you are on the internet (e.g. the URL you came from, IP address, domain types like .co.uk and.com) your browser type, the country and telephone area code where your computer is located, the pages of our website that were viewed during your visit, the advertisements you clicked on, and any search terms that you entered on our website (“User Information”). We may collect this information even if you do not register with us.
You should be aware that this site is being monitored and may capture information about your visit that will help us improve the quality of our service.
We confirm that any Personal Information which you provide to us (or which is available on public registers) and any User Information from which we can identify you, is held in accordance with the registration we have with the Data Commissioner’s Office. All information is collected in accordance with the Data Protection Act.1998
We use your information for the following purposes:
• Processing your orders;
• For statistical or survey purposes to improve this Website and its services to you;
• To serve website content and special offers to you;
• To administer this website;
• For general market research purposes.
• Unless you object, to notify you of products or special offers that may be of interest to you.
We may contact you for marketing purposes by email, mail or telephone with further relevant offers from HSL You agree that you do not object to us contacting you for any of the above purposes whether by telephone, e-mail or in writing and you confirm that you do not and will not consider any of the above as being a breach of any of your rights under the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003. If you would like to be removed from our customer mailing list, please contact customer services through the Contact Us section on the HSL website, by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 01924 50 70 07 (calls charged at national rate).
You should be aware that if we are requested by the police or any other regulatory or government authority investigating suspected illegal activities to provide your Personal Information and/or User Information, we may feel obliged to do so.
HSL retains and uses your personal information to provide you with the best experience by providing you with a personalised service, and for internal administration and analysis.
To provide you with the very best service, we may monitor or record our calls for training purposes.
We will not share your email address with any third party. We sometimes make our mailing list available to carefully selected companies whose products may be of interest to you. If you do not wish to receive such mailings, please indicate as such when asked (on your postal or website order form, or when making your telephone order). If you would like to be removed from our customer mailing list, please contact customer services through the Contact Us section on the HSL website, by emailing us at email@example.com or by calling 01924 50 70 07 (calls charged at national rate).
You have the right to withhold personal information not needed for this transaction. You can check the information we hold by sending us an email; if you find any inaccuracies we shall delete it or correct it promptly.
In the unlikely event that any information is passed outside the European Economic Area, you will be notified.
HSL is aware that you care how information about you is used and shared. We endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information.
We assure a high level of safety and security for our customers and have established protection measures to ensure that all of our transaction processes, both online and offline, are as safe as possible. However, we cannot guarantee the security of any data you disclose on-line absolutely. You accept the inherent security risks of providing information and dealing on-line over the internet and will not hold us responsible for any breach of security unless this is due to our negligence or willful default.
All Internet host IP addresses are also recorded for security reasons when placing an order online, which may identify your computer and Internet connections, for fraud-prevention purposes.