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PRIVACY POLICY

This is the Privacy Policy for the Road Safety Heroes website

Privacy Policy

This is the Privacy Policy for the Road Safety Heroes website, accessible from https://www.roadsafetyheroes.co.uk/, in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), an EU regulation aimed at helping to strengthen data protection for EU citizens and residents both within the EU and the wider world.

‘We, us, our’ refers to the Road Safety Heroes website. When we say ‘you’, it refers to any customer, user or visitor to our website. ‘Personal information’ relates to any information that identifies or can be used to identify you, whether that’s directly or indirectly. It might include, but not be limited to your first name, last name, email address, company, job title, phone number or any other information that’s collected whilst using this website.

Introduction

The terms and privacy policy relate to any data that has been collected, or we will collect about and/or from you. By using our website and engaging with us, you’re agreeing to be bound by this policy.

We may change this policy from time to time so please do return to this page occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes we’ve made. Any questions regarding this policy and our privacy practices should be sent by email to contact@ roadsafetyheroes.co.uk.

How do we collect information from you?

We obtain information about you when you use our website, for example, when you register to be a member of the website. The personal information we collect might include your name, phone number, email address, IP address and information regarding what pages are accessed and when.

Cookies and tracking

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the sites functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

Account related cookies

If you create an account with us then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.

Login related cookies

We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

Forms related cookies

When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Google+. These may set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

How long do we hold your information?

We review our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis. We are legally required to hold some types of information to fulfil our statutory obligations. We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with us.

Who has access to your information?

We will never sell or rent your information to third parties. We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.

Third Party Service Providers working on our behalf may be passed your information, these can include; agents, subcontractors and other associated organisations for the purposes of completing tasks and providing services to you on our behalf. These service providers may not operate within the European Union and may have different data protection laws to the EU.

By submitting your personal data, you’re agreeing to this transfer, storing or processing. If we transfer your information outside of the EU in this way, we will take steps to ensure that appropriate security measures are taken with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this Policy.

When we use third party service providers, we disclose only the information that is necessary to deliver the service and we have a contract in place that requires them to keep your information secure and confidential.

Please be reassured that we will not release your information to third parties, unless you have requested us to do so as part of the delivery of a service or product, or we are required to do so by law, for example, by a court order or for the purposes of prevention of fraud or other crimes. For a full list of the 3rd parties we share data with, please get in touch with us.

We may transfer your personal information to a third party as part of a sale of some or all of our business and assets to any third party or as part of any business restructuring or reorganisation, or if we’re under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation or to enforce or apply our terms of use or to protect the rights, property or safety of our supporters and customers. However, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected.

Your choices

We will not contact you for marketing purposes by email, phone or text message unless you have given your prior consent. By making an enquiry and initiating contact via our website, phone, email or via social media you are consenting that we may contact you in relation to this enquiry.

If you choose to sign up to receive ongoing communications with us, we will always give you the option to change this and opt out of future communications. You can change your marketing preferences at any time by contacting us by email: contact@roadsafetyheroes.co.uk.

How you can access and update your information

The accuracy of your information is important to us. If you are a member of the website, you can access your basic profile by logging in to the website. You have the right to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you.

Security of information

Security precautions are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of your information. When you give us personal information, we take steps to ensure that it’s treated securely. Any information (such as bank, credit or debit cards) is handled by the appropriate payment services directly; we do not handle or store this information.

Our website uses HTTPS so that all information transmitted via this is secure. However, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your information, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems.

We are concerned to protect the privacy of children aged 16 or under. If you are aged 16 or under‚ please get your parent/guardian’s permission beforehand whenever you provide us with personal information.

Review of this Policy

We keep this Policy under regular review, and may change at any time. If we change our privacy policy in the future, we will advise you of changes or updates to our privacy policy by a prominent notice on our website. This Policy was last updated in August 2018.

More Information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not it's usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site.

However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through email at contact@roadsafetyheroes.co.uk

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