Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how PRICKLY HEDGE uses and protects any information that you give PRICKLY HEDGE when you use this website.

PRICKLY HEDGE is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

PRICKLY HEDGE may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 10th May, 2018

We use Mailerlite to process our opt-in emails, their privacy statement follows:

“Our team worked hard to become fully GDPR-compliant email marketing platform, because at MailerLite protecting your privacy is a top priority, and we succeeded.

We have all the necessary documents and GDPR appropriate technical and organizational measures in place to ensure a high level of personal data protection. Please read our Privacy PolicySecurity Statement, and Cookie Policy to know more about how we process and protect personal data in accordance with the data protection laws and good industry practice.

We offer a Data Processing Agreement that meets GDPR requirements and reflects our data privacy and security commitments. Each customer that processes personal data on behalf of EU/EEA individuals is now able to sign this agreement with us.

Manage your subscribers’ data with our GDPR-friendly tools which will help you fulfill any data subjects’ requests, regarding their right to portability, access, to be forgotten, etc.

You can rest assured that your and your subscribers’ data is safe with us because our data center provides all the necessary security measures for data protection and processing. Our services are hosted by a trusted and certified data storage center located in Lithuania (European Union). Our data storage center has information storage security certificate (ISO 27001) and is compliant with the certificate of IT service management (ISO 20000).

If you have any questions about data protection, please contact us any time via email – info@mailerlite.com and review our GDPR-related blog posts and videos.”

What we do with the information we gather?

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

· To keep you up-to-date on news from our company.
· We may use the information to improve our products and services.
· We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.·

From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file that asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
· whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
• if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by using our Contact Form.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the new General Data Protection Regulation coming into force on 25th May, 2018. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please use our Contact Form.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us via our Contact Form as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
As always, you can message us direct via our Contact Form to request that we remove your data from our system.

WEBSITE disclaimer

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by PRICKLY HEDGE and while we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

1st November 2019