ebalta Distribution Limited (“We”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
Our registered company number is 08304055 and our registered company address is ebalta Distribution Ltd., C3 Ford Airfield Industrial Estate, Arundel, West Sussex. BN18 0HY.
For the purpose of Data Protection legislation, the Data Controller is ebalta Distribution Limited.
Purpose of this Privacy Notice
This notice sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. We keep certain basic information when you visit our website and recognise the importance of keeping that information secure and letting you know what we will do with it.
This policy only applies to our site. Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
Information we may collect from you
In the context of GDPR, Personal Data means, ‘Any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person, including by means of an identification number or one or more factors specific to an individual’s physical, physiological, mental, economic, cultural or social identity (including IP addresses and cookie strings).’
Sensitive Personal Data means data relating to more specific, personal data that should be treated with extra protection and care. This includes information such as:
However, if we seek to collect sensitive personal data from you, we will seek your explicit consent first or in the course of collecting that data.
Sources of Personal Data
We may collect and process the following personal data about you: -
IP Addresses and Cookies
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual and we will not collect personal information in this way. However, where an IP address or cookies means that a user is identifiable, we will treat this as a personal data and will secure it in the appropriate way.
We may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:
www.ebaltadistribution.co.uk uses the following type of cookies: -
First party cookies
These are set by the website you’re visiting. And only that website can read them. In addition, a website might use a separate company to analyse how people are using their site. And this separate company will set their own cookie to do this.
Third party cookies
These are set by someone other than the owner of the website you’re visiting.
Some of our web pages may also contain content from other sites like YouTube, which may set their own cookies. Also, if you Share a link to an ebalta page, the service you share it on (e.g. Facebook) may set a cookie on your browser.
ebalta has no control over third party cookies.
Some websites use advertising networks to show you specially targeted adverts when you visit. These networks may also be able to track your browsing across different sites.
We don’t set advertising cookies.
These are stored while you’re browsing. They get deleted from your device when you close your browser e.g. Internet Explorer or Safari.
These are saved on your computer. So they don’t get deleted when you close your browser.
We use persistent cookies when we need to know who you are for more than one browsing session. For example, we use them to remember your preferences for the next time you visit.
Purposes of Processing
Our legitimate interest for collecting and processing your information is in order to provide, understand, and improve our Services and provide you with Goods and Services you may order from us.
Our lawful basis for processing the data is that the processing is necessary for our legitimate business interests or the legitimate interests of a third party.
We use data held about you in the following ways: -
Storage and Transfer of Personal Data
We understand our obligation to ensure that appropriate technical and organisations measures are taken to prevent unauthorised or unlawful processing, loss, damage or destruction of personal data. Therefore, we will ensure that relevant personal data is in a secure location, only accessed by authorised individuals, only processed by authorised individuals and cannot be lost, damaged or destroyed.
We confirm that:
The data that we collect from you will not be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”).
We engage service providers to perform functions and provide services to us e.g. to fulfil your order, to process payments, to help us understand and improve the use of our Services, such as Google Analytics. We may share your private personal information with such service providers subject to obligations consistent with this privacy notice and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures, and on the condition that the third parties use your private personal data only on our behalf and in line with our instructions.
By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy notice, as outlined above. We understand that under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which applies from 25th May 2018, any organisations who process data for EU (“European Union”) data subjects have to act in accordance with the GDPR even if they are located outside of the EU. This means they have to secure, hold, process etc. data properly in line with the legislation.
Disclosure of your information
We may disclose your personal information to third parties: -
Retention Periods for Personal Data
We understand our obligation not to keep data for any longer than is necessary for the purpose it was obtained. We will keep the data referred to in this Privacy Notice for 12 months. After this we will securely destroy it.
Objections to Processing
In order to prepare for the GDPR, we have been contacting people to ensure they still want marketing (or any other relevant material) to be sent to them, asking them to proactively ‘opt-in’ to this service. Therefore, after 25th May 2018, only users/customers/clients who have opted in will continue to be contacted with updates regarding our services, product, website etc.
Access to information, Withdrawal of Consent, Rectification of Data & Right of Erasure.
You also have the right to:
If you have shared any information through our services, you may wish to allow your data to be transferred to another Organisation either by you receiving the data and transferring it, or by the data being transferred directly.
Following a discovery of any data breach (when personal data allowing an individual to be identified is processed without authorisation, and which may result in its security being compromised), consideration will be made regarding whether the matter needs to be reported to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and whether individuals who are potentially affected need to be informed.
Right to Complain to Supervisory Authority
If you wish to raise a concern about our use of your information (and without prejudice to any other rights you may have), you have the right to do so with your local supervisory authority. The Information Commissioner’s Officer (ICO) is the UK's independent body set up to uphold information rights and you can find out further information about them by going to https://ico.org.uk/
Changes to our Privacy Notice
Any changes we may make to this document in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. However, we advise that you check this page regularly to keep up to date with any necessary changes.
This notice was last updated on 11th May 2018.