Beacon Surveying Services Ltd is committed to protecting the privacy of your personal data. We will respect any personal data you share with us and keep it safe. 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.
Beacon Surveying Services Ltd may update this policy from time to time so please check it regularly to ensure that you are happy with any changes.
1. What personal data we collect and the purposes for which we use it
We may collect the following information:
2. How and why will we use this personal data?
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
3. How we keep your personal data safe
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.
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This website uses Google Analytics to help Analyse how users use the site. The tool uses "cookies," which are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate visitors' use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity for Beacon Surveying Services Limited.
We will never (and will not allow any third party to) use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any Personally Identifiable Information (PII) of visitors to our site. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Neither we nor Google will link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any Personally Identifiable Information from any source, unless you explicitly submit that information via a fill-in form on our website.
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User's Personal Information: Visitors to our website may be able to register to use our services. When you register, you will provide personal information such as name, address, email, telephone number or other relevant information. We will not disclose personally identifiable information we collect from you to third parties without your permission except to the extent necessary, including: To fulfil your requests, to protect ourselves from liability, to comply with the terms and conditions of our internet host provider.
5. Links to external & social networking sites from the Website
Our website may offer you the opportunity to share or follow information about the Website (or services available through it) using third party social networking functionality (such as “share this”, “like” or “follow” buttons).
We offer this functionality in order to generate interest in Our Website among the members of your social networks, and to permit you to share and follow opinions, news and recommendations about the Website with your friends. However, you should be aware that sharing personal or non-personal information with a social network may result in that information being collected by the social network provider or result in that information being made publicly available, including through Internet search engines.
Related services and offerings linked to or from this website have their own privacy statements that can be viewed by clicking on the corresponding links within each respective website. Since we do not have control over the policies or practices of participating merchants and other third parties, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or contents of those sites. We recommend you review their policies before you provide any personal information or complete any transaction with them.
6. Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
7. Data Retention
Beacon Surveying Services Ltd will only keep personal data for as long as there is a need to keep it in connection with the purposes for which it was collected. We may keep your personal data after a particular matter or exchange has concluded but purely for record keeping purposes and to be able to respond to queries.
If legally required or if it is reasonably necessary to meet regulatory requirements, resolve disputes, contractual or financial matters, or to enforce our Terms and Conditions, we may also retain some of your information for a limited period of time as required, even after it is no longer needed to provide the Services to you.
Whilst the specific time periods vary depending on the circumstances, in general we will not keep records that include personal data for more than 10 years after a particular matter or exchange has concluded. In the event that you ask us to stop sending you marketing communications, we will retain certain details, such as your name and email address, but only to ensure that you are not contacted again.
If you are unhappy with the way in which we have handled your personal data please contact us either by email at email@example.com or by post to: Data Controller, Beacon Surveying Services Ltd, G1, Ground Floor, 64-66 Akeman Street, Tring, Hertfordshire HP23 6AF.
You are also entitled to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office. For further information see the Information Commissioner’s guidance here: