Privacy Policy

The policy: This privacy policy notice is for this website; www.brighters.co.uk and served by Brighters Ltd, Company registration no: 05062886 and governs the privacy of those who use it. The purpose of this policy is to explain to you how we control, process, handle and protect your personal information while browsing or using this website, including your rights under current laws and regulations.  If you do not agree to the following policy you may wish to cease viewing / using this website.


Policy key definitions:

  • "I", "our", "us", or "we" refer to the business Brighters Ltd
  • "you", "the user" refer to the person(s) using this website.
  • GDPR means General Data Protection Act.
  • PECR means Privacy & Electronic Communications Regulation.
  • ICO means Information Commissioner's Office.
  • Cookies mean small files stored on a user’s computer or device.

 

Processing of your personal data

Under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) we control and / or process any personal information about you electronically using the following lawful bases.

  • We are registered with the ICO under the Data Protection Register, our registration number is: Z8628850.
  • Lawful basis:  If you have given us your name, contact details and service requirements through this website form we will use those details to contact you in order to give you the information regarding our services that you have requested.

The reason we use this basis: In the performance of assisting you to ascertain whether or not you would wish to use our services.
We process your information in the following ways:  
The details you provide to us are delivered to our email address which we then use, at your request, to contact you.

Data retention period: If you do not wish to use our services there will be no further processing of your data and your data will not be retained.

If you do wish to use our services then before you enter into a contract with us we will provide you with a further privacy policy based on the additional information you given us in order for us to provide you with our services.


Sharing your information: We do not share your information with third parties unless it is required by any or all of the following:

  • By law
  • Government bodies
  • For legal reasons


Your individual rights

Under the GDPR your rights are as follows:

You can read more about https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/individual-rights/the right to be informed;

  • the right of access;
  • the right to rectification;
  • the right to erasure;
  • the right to restrict processing;
  • the right to data portability;
  • the right to object; and
  • the right not to be subject to automated decision-making including profiling.

You also have the right to complain to the ICO  (www.ico.org.uk) if you feel there is a problem with the way we are handling your data.

We handle subject access requests in accordance with the GDPR.

 

Internet cookies

How do we use cookies?

This site uses cookies. By using this website you consent to our use of cookies.

Note the use of Performance/ Analytics Cookies for the purposes described below.

Cookies are small text files sent to your device when you visit a website which are then sent back to the website on each subsequent visit.

Cookies act as a memory for a website, allowing that website to remember your device when returning. Cookies can also remember preferences and improve the user experience as well as tailor adverts to those most relevant to you.

You can find more information about cookies, such as how to see what cookies have been set on your device and how to manage them at https://www.aboutcookies.org

We use session cookies (which exist only until you close your web browser) and persistent cookies (which exist for longer). Some cookies on our website are needed so you can move around the website and use it. These cookies don’t gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remember where you have been on the internet.

Some cookies on our website collect information about how visitors use the website, e.g. which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies visitors. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how our website works.

Our website uses Google Analytics cookies. Information collected by these cookies will be transferred to and stored by Google on servers in the USA in accordance with its privacy practices.

We may embed photos and videos from websites such as YouTube and Flickr. Or feeds from organisations like Facebook and Twitter.

When you visit a page containing these services, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. You may see embedded ‘share’ buttons on some of our pages. These allow you to share content through social networks. When you click these buttons, a cookie may be set by the service you have chosen to share content through. These third party cookies are not controlled by us. For further information about their use, please visit the relevant third party website for further information.

Be aware: If you refuse or disable cookies, this website will not work. Note, disabling a cookie or category of cookie does not delete the cookie from your browser, you will need to do this yourself from within your browser.

If you are using a recent version of Chrome, you can see the specific cookies that are being used by this site, and in fact any site, by clicking on the secure padlock to the left of the web address in the browser window, or if the site does not have a secure padlock the (i) information icon.


Data security and protection

We ensure the security of any personal information we hold by using secure data storage technologies and precise procedures in how we store, access and manage that information. Our methods meet the GDPR compliance requirement.

 

Transparent Privacy Explanations

We have provided some further explanations about user privacy and the way we use this website to help promote a transparent and honest user privacy methodology.

If you have any concerns about this we suggest you do not click on any adverts, sponsored or affiliate links found throughout the website.