Wednesday, 20 June 2018.

Privacy and cookies policy

We understand that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits this website, (“Our Site”) and will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a manner that is consistent with our obligations and your rights under the law.

Please read this policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of this policy is deemed to occur upon your first use of this website. If you do not accept and agree with this policy, you must stop using this site immediately.

What does this policy cover?

This policy applies only to your use of Our Site. Our Site may contain links to other websites. Please note that we have no control over how your data is collected, stored, or used by other websites and we advise you to check the privacy and cookies policies of any such websites before providing any data to them.

What data do we collect?

There are only two areas of the website where we request personal information; the Contact Us form, and the Register for Updates form. If you choose to send an enquiry to Chilmington Green, we will use the information supplied to respond. Where appropriate, these forms also have an opt-in box which, if checked, will show that you have given us permission to send you further marketing and sales communications from Chilmington Green. These will only be activated if the box is checked.

How do we use your data?

All personal data is processed and stored securely, for no longer than is necessary in

light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. We will comply with our obligations and safeguard your rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) at all times.

Our use of your personal data will always have a lawful basis either, because you have consented to our use of your personal data (e.g. by completing a contact form), or because it is in our legitimate interests.

You have the right to withdraw your consent to us using your personal data at any time, and to request that we delete it.

How and where do we store your data?

We only keep your personal data for as long as we need to in order to use it as described above.

Data security is very important to us, and to protect your data we have taken suitable measures to safeguard and secure data collected through our site.

Confidentiality

We will treat all your personal information as private and confidential. Your personal details will not be disclosed to anyone, other than in exceptional cases permitted by law. These are:

  • Were we are legally compelled to do so;
  • Where there is a duty to the public to disclose;
  • Where disclosure is required to protect our interest;
  • Where disclosure is made at your request or with your consent.

When we use third party service providers, we disclose only the personal information that is necessary to deliver the service and we have a contract in place that requires them to keep your information secure and in to keep in accordance with the requirements of UK Data Protection Law and not to use it for their own direct marketing purposes.

Use of cookies

This website uses cookies. Cookies collect information about your use of the website, including things like your connection speed, details of your operating system, the time and duration of your visit and your IP address. Cookies are widely used on the internet and do not identify the individual using the computer, just the computer being used. Cookies and other similar technology make it easier for you to log on to and use our websites during future visits.

The information collected by cookies enables us to understand the use of our site, including the number of visitors we have, the pages viewed per session, time exposed to particular pages etc. This in turn helps us to provide you with a better experience, since we can evaluate the level of interest in the content of our website and tailor it accordingly.

Most browsers automatically accept cookies. We will not attempt to personally identify you from your IP address unless required to as a matter of law or regulation or in order to protect our, or our other customers’, rights. You can set your browser options so that you will not receive cookies and you can also delete existing cookies from your browser. However, you may find that some parts of the site will not function properly if you refuse cookies.

Cookies are used to store small amounts of information on your computer, which allows certain information from your web browser to be collected. For more information about cookies, please visit https://www.aboutcookies.org/

Your right to withhold information

You may access certain areas of Our Site without providing any data at all.

You may restrict our use of cookies.

How can you access your data?

You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held by us (where such data is held). Under the GDPR, no fee is payable and We will provide any and all information in response to your request free of charge. Please contact us for more details at info@chilmington-green.co.uk

Contacting us

If you have any questions about Our Site or this policy, please contact us by email at info@chilmington-green.co.uk . Please ensure that your query is clear, particularly if it is a request for information about the data we hold about you.