Privacy Policy

Purus Consultants are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; This policy applies where we are acting as a data controller with respect to the personal data of our website visitors; in other words, where we determine the purposes and means of the processing of that personal data.

Our website uses cookies. We'll ask you to consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy when you first visit our website.

Personal information we collect or obtain about you

The GDPR says that, all personal data we hold must be:

  1. Processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner
  2. Collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes
  3. Adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary
  4. Accurate and, where necessary, kept up-to-date
  5. Retained only for as long as necessary
  6. Processed in an appropriate manner to maintain security.

The type of information we collect about you may include information such as:

  1. information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation;
  2. information that you provide to us by submitting any form on our website;
  3. any other necessary information that you choose to send to us with legitimate purpose.

Using your personal information

We collect information about you to process your enquiry, or manage your account, We use your information collected from the website to personalise your repeat visits to our website.

Data submitted to us via this website will be used for the purposes specified in this privacy policy or in relevant parts of the website.

We may use this data to:

  • administer the website;
  • improve your browsing experience by personalising the website;
  • enable your use of the services available on the website;
  • send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications;
  • provide third parties with statistical information about our users – but this information will not be used to identify any individual user;
  • deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website;
  • keep the website secure and prevent fraud;

We will not — without your express consent — provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.

Security of your personal information

We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your data.

We will store all the data you provide on our secure password — and firewall — protected servers.

Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

Cookies

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity.

We may use both “session” cookies and “persistent” cookies on the website. Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.

For further information visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org./

You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above website will tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However in a few cases some of our website features may not function as a result

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users' computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information. Google's privacy policy is available at: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB&gl=uk

Disclosures

We may disclose information about you to any of our employees, officers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes as set out in this privacy policy.

In addition, we may disclose your personal information:

  • to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
  • in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
  • in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);
  • to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset that we are (or are contemplating) selling; and
  • to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.

Except as provided in this privacy policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.

Retention of data

We retain data that you provide to us as long as we consider it necessary for working with you, if you have subscribed to our newsletter or blog, or as needed to comply with any legal obligations, and then we will securely delete your data. We will delete your data at an earlier date if you should choose to unsubscribe.

If it has been 5 years since we last invoiced you for a project, we will securely delete your data from our database.

If we have you in our database but have not sold you a service within 2 years, we will securely delete your data from our database.

Policy changes

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 9th May 2018. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you're happy with any changes.

Access to your information and correction

You may instruct us to provide you with any data we hold about you. Provision of such information will be subject to the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity (for this purpose, we will usually accept a photocopy of your passport certified by a solicitor or bank plus an original copy of a utility bill showing your current address).

We may withhold such personal information to the extent permitted by law. We may also refuse nuisance requests, where a person requests their data excessively on multiple occasions without legitimate reason.

You have the right to rectification, erasure, restriction and objection. You may instruct us not to process your data by sending an email to us or unsubscribing at any time. In practice, you will usually expressly agree in advance to our use of your data for marketing purposes, and we will provide you with an opportunity to withdraw consent of the use of your data at any time.

Other websites

Our website contains links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to this website so when you link to other websites you should read their own privacy policies.

What is a Data controller?

For general data protection regulation purposes, the “data controller” means the person or organisation who decides the purposes for which and the way in which any personal data is processed.

The data controller in respect of our website is Purus Consultants Limited 09282698. You can contact the data controller by writing to 14C Faraday Wharf, Holt Street, Birmingham, B4 7BB or sending an email to [email protected]

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact the data controller.

How to Contact us

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal information, please write to us by email to [email protected] or by post to Purus Consultants Limited, 14C Faraday Wharf, Holt Street, Birmingham, B4 7BB.