Privacy Policy

BACKGROUND:

GLC 2000 UK Limited understands 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, glc2000.co.uk (‘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 Privacy Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of Our Privacy Policy is deemed to occur upon your first use of Our Site. You will also be required to read and accept this Privacy Policy when signing up for an Account. If you do not accept and agree with this Privacy Policy, you must stop using Our Site immediately.

  1. Definitions and Interpretation
    In this Policy, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
    • Account‘ means an account required to access and/or use certain areas and features of Our Site;
    • Cookie‘ means a small text file placed on your computer or device by Our Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site and/or when you use certain features of Our Site. Details of the Cookies used by Our Site are set out in section 13, below;
    • Cookie Law‘ means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003;
    • personal data‘ means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data. In this case, it means personal data that you give to Us via Our Site. This definition shall, where applicable, incorporate the definitions provided in the EU Regulation 2016/679 ÔÇô the General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’); and
    • We/Us/Our‘ means GLC 2000 UK Limited, a limited company registered in England under company number 07868562, whose registered address is Prospect House, 58 Queens Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 4RP, and whose main trading address is Bay Tree Cottage, Kilmington, Wiltshire, BA12 6RG.
  2. Information About Us
    1. Our Site is owned and operated by GLC 2000 UK Limited, a limited company registered in England under company number 07868562, whose registered address is Prospect House, 58 Queens Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 4RP and whose main trading address is Bay Tree Cottage, Kilmington, Wiltshire, BA12 6RG.
    2. Our VAT number is 216 262 402 321.
  3. What Does This Policy Cover?
    This Privacy 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 policies of any such websites before providing any data to them.
  4. Your Rights
    As a data subject, you have certain rights under the GDPR, which this Policy and Our use of personal data have been designed to uphold. Further details of your rights under the GDPR can be found at the Information Commisioners Office website, www.ico.org.uk.
  5. What Data Do We Collect?
    Depending upon your use of Our Site, We may collect some or all of the following personal and non-personal data (please also see section 13 on Our use of Cookies and similar technologies):
    1. name;
    2. date of birth;
    3. gender;
    4. business/company name
    5. job title;
    6. profession;
    7. contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
    8. demographic information such as post code, preferences, and interests;
    9. financial information such as credit / debit card numbers;
    10. IP address;
    11. web browser type and version;
    12. operating system;
    13. a list of URLs starting with a referring site, your activity on Our Site, and the site you exit to;
  6. How Do We Use Your Data?
    1. 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 GDPR at all times. For more details on security see section 7, below.
    2. Our use of your personal data will always have a lawful basis, either because it is necessary for Our performance of a contract with you, because you have consented to Our use of your personal data (e.g. by subscribing to emails), or because it is in Our legitimate interests. Specifically, We may use your data for the following purposes:
      1. Providing and managing your Account;
      2. Providing and managing your access to Our Site;
      3. Personalising and tailoring your experience on Our Site;
      4. Supplying Our products and services to you (please note that We require your personal data in order to enter into a contract with you);
      5. Personalising and tailoring Our products and services for you;
      6. Replying to emails from you;
      7. Supplying you with emails that you have opted into (you may unsubscribe or opt-out at any time by using the unsubscribe link at the bottom of every email;
      8. Market research.
    3. With your permission and/or where permitted by law, We may also use your data for marketing purposes which may include contacting you by email, telephone, text message or post with information, news and offers on Our products and services. We will not, however, send you any unsolicited marketing or spam and will take all reasonable steps to ensure that We fully protect your rights and comply with Our obligations under the GDPR and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003.
    4. Third parties (including Instagram or Facebook) whose content appears on Our Site may use third party Cookies, as detailed below in section 13. Please refer to section 13 for more information on controlling Cookies. Please note that We do not control the activities of such third parties, nor the data they collect and use and advise you to check the privacy policies of any such third parties.
    5. You have the right to withdraw your consent to Us using your personal data at any time, and to request that We delete it.
    6. We do not keep your personal data for any longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. Data will therefore be retained for the following periods (or its retention will be determined on the following bases):
      1. During the period of time while the account is deemed active, and for no longer than 3 years from the date of the last transaction.
  7. How and Where Do We Store Your Data?
    1. We only keep your personal data for as long as We need to in order to use it as described above in section 6, and/or for as long as We have your permission to keep it.
    2. Some or all of your data may be stored outside of the European Economic Area (‘the EEA’) (The EEA consists of all EU member states, plus Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein). You are deemed to accept and agree to this by using Our Site and submitting information to Us. If We do store data outside the EEA, We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data is treated as safely and securely as it would be within the UK and under the GDPR including:
      1. Only using reputable services that use servers that comply with GDPR requirements.
    3. 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.
    4. Steps We take to secure and protect your data include:
      1. SSL on site, locked rooms, time-outs on computers, encrypted back-ups and regularly changed passwords.
  8. Do We Share Your Data?
    1. We may sometimes contract with third parties to supply (products and) services to you on Our behalf. These may include payment processing, delivery of goods, search engine facilities, advertising, and marketing. In some cases, the third parties may require access to some or all of your data. Where any of your data is required for such a purpose, We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data will be handled safely, securely, and in accordance with your rights, Our obligations, and the obligations of the third party under the law.
    2. We may compile statistics about the use of Our Site including data on traffic, usage patterns, user numbers, sales, and other information. All such data will be anonymised and will not include any personally identifying data, or any anonymised data that can be combined with other data and used to identify you. We may from time to time share such data with third parties such as prospective investors, affiliates, partners, and advertisers. Data will only be shared and used within the bounds of the law.
    3. We may sometimes use third party data processors that are located outside of the European Economic Area (‘the EEA’) (The EEA consists of all EU member states, plus Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein). Where We transfer any personal data outside the EEA, We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data is treated as safely and securely as it would be within the UK and under the GDPR including:
      1. only using reputable companies that comply with GDPR.
    4. In certain circumstances, We may be legally required to share certain data held by Us, which may include your personal data, for example, where We are involved in legal proceedings, where We are complying with legal requirements, a court order, or a governmental authority.
  9. What Happens If Our Business Changes Hands?
    1. We may, from time to time, expand or reduce Our business and this may involve the sale and/or the transfer of control of all or part of Our business. Any personal data that you have provided will, where it is relevant to any part of Our business that is being transferred, be transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this Privacy Policy, be permitted to use that data only for the same purposes for which it was originally collected by Us.
    2. In the event that any of your data is to be transferred in such a manner, you will not be contacted in advance and informed of the changes.
  10. How Can You Control Your Data?
    1. When you submit personal data via Our Site, you may be given options to restrict Our use of your data. In particular, We aim to give you strong controls on Our use of your data for direct marketing purposes (including the ability to opt-out of receiving emails from Us which you may do by unsubscribing using the links provided in Our emails and at the point of providing your details and by managing your Account).
    2. You may also wish to sign up to one or more of the preference services operating in the UK: The Telephone Preference Service (‘the TPS’), the Corporate Telephone Preference Service (‘the CTPS’), and the Mailing Preference Service (‘the MPS’). These may help to prevent you receiving unsolicited marketing. Please note, however, that these services will not prevent you from receiving marketing communications that you have consented to receiving.
  11. Your Right to Withhold Information
    1. You may access certain areas of Our Site without providing any data at all. However, to use all features and functions available on Our Site you may be required to submit or allow for the collection of certain data.
    2. You may restrict Our use of Cookies. For more information, see section 13.
  12. 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 gdpr@glc2000.info, or using the contact details below in section 14.
  13. Our Use of Cookies
    1. Our Site may place and access certain first party Cookies on your computer or device. First party Cookies are those placed directly by Us and are used only by Us. We use Cookies to facilitate and improve your experience of Our Site and to provide and improve Our products and services. We have carefully chosen these Cookies and have taken steps to ensure that your privacy and personal data is protected and respected at all times.
    2. By using Our Site, you may also receive certain third party Cookies on your computer or device. Third party Cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than Us. Third Party Cookies are used on Our Site for advertising services, social sharing ad analytics. For more details, please refer to section 6, above, and to section 13.6 below. These Cookies are not integral to the functioning of Our Site and your use and experience of Our Site will not be impaired by refusing consent to them.
    3. All Cookies used by and on Our Site are used in accordance with current Cookie Law.
    4. Before Cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a pop-up requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies you are enabling Us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of Our Site may not function fully or as intended. You will be given the opportunity to allow only first party Cookies and block third party Cookies.
    5. Certain features of Our Site depend on Cookies to function. Cookie Law deems these Cookies to be ‘strictly necessary’. These Cookies are shown below in section 13.6. Your consent will not be sought to place these Cookies, but it is still important that you are aware of them. You may still block these Cookies by changing your internet browserÔÇÖs settings as detailed below in section 13.7, but please be aware that Our Site may not work properly if you do so. We have taken great care to ensure that your privacy is not at risk by allowing them.
    6. The following first party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:

      Name of Cookie Purpose Strictly Necessary
      Session Session cookies enable Our website to keep track of your movement from page to page so you don’t get asked for the same information you’ve already given to the site. Cookies allow you to proceed through many pages of a site quickly and easily without having to authenticate or reprocess each new area you visit. Yes – when making a purchase or submitting data such as a review.
      No – when browsing the site.
      Google Analytics Google provides anonymised data about the visits made to our website No

      and the following third party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:

      Name of Cookie Provider Purpose
      Instagram Instagram This allows for content posted on GLC2000UK instagram social media account to be displayed on Our site. As Instagram is own by Facebook for more information please visit: https://www.facebook.com/policy
      Adroll Adroll This is a marketing service that helps to provide adverts based your interests, it does this based on sites you have visited. It does this by placing its own cookies and other 3rd party cookies on Our site. These cookies are not necessary. Turning them off will not result in you seeing fewer adverts on other sites you visit, just adverts not relevant to you. For more information about this provider including their 3rd party cookies please visit: https://www.adroll.com/about/trust-center
      AppNexus Adroll As above. For more information please visit: https://www.appnexus.com/en/company/platform-privacy-policy
      Rubicon Project Adroll As above. For more information please visit: https://rubiconproject.com/privacy-policy/
      Pubmatic Adroll As above. For more information please visit: https://pubmatic.com/legal/privacy-policy/
      Taboola Adroll As above. For more information please visit: https://www.taboola.com/privacy-policy
      Facebook Facebook This cookie allows access to Facebook’s advertising and marketing networks as well as analytics. For more information please visit: https://www.facebook.com/policy
      DoubleClick Google DoubleClick uses cookies to improve advertising. Some common applications are to target advertising based on what’s relevant to a user, to improve reporting on campaign performance, and to avoid showing ads the user has already seen. For more information please visit: https://policies.google.com/technologies/types
    7. In addition to the controls that We provide, you can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all cookies or only third party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.
    8. You can choose to delete Cookies on your computer or device at any time, however you may lose any information that enables you to access Our Site more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, login and personalisation settings.
    9. It is recommended that you keep your internet browser and operating system up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser and manufacturer of your computer or device if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.
  14. Contacting Us
    If you have any questions about Our Site or this Privacy Policy, please contact Us by email at gdpr@glc2000.info, or by post at Bay Tree Cottage, Kilmington, Wiltshire, BA12 6RG. Please ensure that your query is clear, particularly if it is a request for information about the data We hold about you (as under section 12, above).
  15. Changes to Our Privacy Policy
    We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time (for example, if the law changes). Any changes will be immediately posted on Our Site and you will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the Privacy Policy on your first use of Our Site following the alterations. We recommend that you check this page regularly to keep up-to-date.