Ability World Privacy & Cookies Policy
Ability World Limited respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it. When you provide Ability World with information we are legally obliged to use your information in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).
This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Such data may be provided to us online, by phone, text, email, letter or other correspondence.
Your information will only be kept so long as it is relevant and the amount of information will be adequate for its purpose.
Personal data we collect about you
We collect information from you when you:
- Order products from us, usually through our online shop, or by telephone, email or mail
- Request a copy of our catalogue
- Ask to join our e-newsletter mailing list
How and why do we use your personal data?
We use the information we collect to understand your needs and provide you with a better service and in particular for the following reasons:
- To process your order(s)
- Inform you of changes to our product range
- Advise you about events that we will be arranging or attending
- Internal book keeping
How do we store data?
We will store data electronically either in email folders on a remote server or on local drives on our IT equipment. We will also store certain hard copies of documents. All personal data held electronically will be password protected & data held on hard copies will be protected in locked filing cabinets/drawers.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. 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, by phone and mail. We will access data held electronically & manually only when it is necessary to do so in order to deliver our stated organisational objectives.
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of people who have special access rights to such systems and are required to keep the information confidential.
When you place orders or access your personal information, we offer the use of a secure server. All sensitive / credit information you supply is transmitted via Secure Socket (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our databases to be only accessed as stated above.
We do not store payment card details
We do not share any customer details with any third parties.
We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Internet Explorer, Safari or Netscape Navigator) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. If you turn cookies off, you won’t have access to many features that make your site experience more efficient and some of our services may not function properly. However, you can still place orders over the telephone or by contacting us, in the first instance, at orders.
Do we disclose the information we collect to outside parties?
We will not share any personal identifiable information with others. We may however, release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.
You are in control of your data
Under GDPR you have the right to ask for your information to be amended or deleted.
- To delete all of your online account information from our website database, please email Admin.
- If you would like to stop receiving marketing communication from us, please contact us by emailing us at Admin and we will remove you from our database. Alternatively, you can click unsubscribe on the link at the bottom of our newsletters.
- If the information we hold on you needs to be updated please contact us at Admin and will send you a Personal Information Amendment form to complete.
Requesting Access to your personal Data
To find out what information we hold about you and what we are using it for, please email Admin. If you have difficulties online you can contact us by telephone on 0345 47 47 245
Third party links
To provide you with increased value, we may include third party links on our website. These linked sites have separate and independent privacy policies, and we have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these linked sites (including if a specific link does not work).
Questions and feedback
We welcome your questions, comments, and concerns about privacy. Please send us any and all feedback pertaining to privacy, or any other issue to Admin
By using our website, you consent to our Privacy and Cookies Policy.
Updated 17 May 2018