Personal information on you and to you is only collected when you voluntarily choose to give us your personal details by enquiring about or ordering any of our services/goods.
It is important to ensure that your information is kept confidential, under the terms of the Data Protection Act 1998.
We want you to know about this.
We do make some enquiries about you and we may also disclose some or all this information to Companies with which we are associated.
The information which you give us about yourself, the Directors of your company, the details of any agreement and the history of business conducted between us will be retained by us in our records.
We may use a credit scoring system and search your record at credit reference agencies to help us decide whether to give you credit. The credit reference agencies will keep a record of our search.
We will give credit reference agencies the information we have about you, your agreement and payment record. This information will be shared with other businesses to assess applications you or other members of your household or company directors make for credit or financial services, to prevent fraud and trace debtors. We and these other businesses may also use the information for market research and for analysing statistics.
We or the companies mentioned above may use this information to write, phone or contact you by other means to offer products or services. You will always be given the opportunity to say that you do not wish this to happen.
Information held by us will only be retained for as long as is necessary to conduct any business relationship between us.
You have the right to see a copy of any information we hold about you by written request and also if you pay the fee set by law.