and served by Home Innovations (Fife) Ltd, Head Office, 46 Kenmount Drive, Kennoway, Leven, Fife, Scotland, KY8 5HA and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it. It explains how we comply with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), the DPA (Data Protection Act) [pre-GDPR enforcement] and the PECR (Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations).
Our contact information provided if you have any questions.
The DPA & GDPR May 2018
We and this website complies with the DPA (Data Protection Act 1998) and already complies with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), which comes into effect from May 2018. We will update this policy accordingly after the completion of the UK’s exit from the European Union.
What are cookies? Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website through its server.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive, they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings. To block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors or use the cookie control system is available upon their first visit.
Website Visitor Tracking
This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to understand better how they use it. The software will save a cookie to your computers hard drive to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website but will not store, save or collect personal information.
Adverts and Sponsored Links
This website may contain sponsored links and adverts. These will typically be served through our advertising partners, who have detailed privacy policies relating directly to the adverts they serve.
Downloads & Media Files
Any downloadable documents, files or media made available on this website are provided to users at their own risk. While all precautions have been undertaken to ensure only genuine downloads are available users must verify their authenticity using third-party anti-virus software or similar applications.
We accept no responsibility for third party downloads and downloads provided by external third party websites. We advise users to verify their authenticity using third-party anti-virus software or similar applications.
Contact & Communication With us
Users contacting us through this website do so at their discretion and provide any personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until it is no longer required or has no use.
We have clearly stated and made you aware of the fact, and where you have given your express permission, we may use your details to send you products/services information through a mailing list system. This is done following the regulations named in ‘The policy’ above.
Email Mailing List & Marketing Messages
We operate an email mailing list program to inform subscribers about products, services and news we supply/publish. Users can subscribe to an online automated process where they have given their explicit permission. Subscriber personal details are collected, processed, managed and stored according to the regulations named in ‘The policy’ above. Subscribers can unsubscribe at any time through an automated online service, or if not available, other means as detailed in the footer of sent marketing messages (or unsubscribe from all MailChimp lists). The type and content of marketing messages subscribers receive, and if it may contain third party content, is clearly outlined at the subscription point.
Email marketing messages may contain tracking beacons / tracked clickable links or similar server technologies to track subscriber activity within email marketing messages. Where used, such marketing messages may record a range of subscriber data relating to engagement, geographic, demographics and already stored subscriber data.
External Website Links & Third Parties
Although we only look to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. (External links are clickable text/banner/image links to other websites)
Shortened URL’s; URL shortening is a technique used on the web to shorten URL’s (Uniform Resource Locators) to something substantially shorter. This technique is used primarily in social media. Users should take caution before clicking on shortened URL links and verify their authenticity before proceeding.
We cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite our best efforts. Users should, therefore, note they click on external links at their own risk, and we cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.
Social Media Policy & Usage
We adopt a Social Media Policy to ensure our business, and our staff conduct themselves accordingly online. While we may have official profiles on social media platforms users are advised to verify such profiles authenticity before engaging with, or sharing information with such profiles. We will never ask for user passwords or personal details on social media platforms. Users are advised to conduct themselves appropriately when engaging with us on social media.
There may be instances where our website features social sharing buttons, which help share web content directly from web pages to the respective social media platforms. You use social sharing buttons at your discretion and accept that doing so may publish content to your social media profile feed or page. You can find further information about some social media privacy and usage policies in the resources section below.
Resources & Further Information
- Overview of the GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation
- Data Protection Act of 1998
- Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003
- The Guide to the PECR 2003
- HR Form Templates
v.1.0 February 2018 Edited & customised by: Home Innovations (Fife) Ltd