At Banners for Business (trading name of Mills Media Limited), we treat the privacy of our clients, potential clients and suppliers with the highest importance. This policy details the measures we take for preserving and safely guarding your privacy when you visit or communicate with Banners for Business via our website, email or telephone.
1. Information & Data collection
By visiting our website or contacting us in person, it may require us to collect and process the following data:
1.1 To help us to identify you when you contact us.
1.2 To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us and to provide you with the information, products and services that you request from us.
1.3 To allow us to carry out marketing analysis and conduct research (including creating statistical and testing information). We will not, however, use your Personal Data for automated profiling to carry out automated decisions such as evaluating credit without your express consent.
1.4 To allow us to contact you (including mail, email, telephone or in person) about products and services offered by us that are similar to those that we have already provided to you or that we have a legitimate interest to contact you about, unless you have asked us not to do so.
1.5 We may check your details with fraud prevention agencies
1.6 To ensure that content from the Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
1.7 To administer the Website and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes.
1.8 To improve the Website to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
1.9 Visit details to our website or any resources used on our website. The information is gained in a statistical manner for our own use only.
1.10 Information given to us when you contact us for any reason by phone or email
1.11 Information given to us when you visit us at an Open Day, Network meeting Exhibition or Conference
1.12 Data input on our website, such as an enquiry form.
1.13 You have the option to “Opt out”, “Unsubscribe” at any time
You may however elect to decline all cookies. All computers can be set to decline file downloads and your browser (regardless of which one you use) gives you the option of accepting or declining the placement of cookies in your computer’s hard drive. If you do decline cookie downloads, you may be limited to certain areas of our website in the future.
3. Your information and how it is used
Primarily, we collect and store data about you to help us provide a better service and products to you. We may use your information to:
3.1 Complete a request from yourself about our products and services – which you may have submitted via an online form or other form of electronic transmission.
3.2 Make a contract with you, which would require use of contact information you’ve given us.
3.3 Express our right to notify you of any changes to our website, products or services that could affect our service to you.
Cookies we use:
|_ga||Google.com||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.|
|_gat||Google.com||Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.|
|_gid||Google.com||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.|
|wordfence_verifiedHuman||Wordfence.com||Cookie set by the Wordfence Security WordPress plugin to protect the site against malicious attacks.|
|wfwaf-authcookie||Wordfence.com||This cookie is set by the WordPress security plugin “Wordfence”. It is used to authenticate user’s login request.|
|gdpr[allowed_cookies], gdpr[consent_types]||gdpr-wp.com||This plugin keeps track of user consent by saving them to the database. We can only do that for logged in users. For visitors, however, we track their concent by creating a cookie and storing their preferences there. The same logic applies for cookies.|
|woocommerce_cart_hash, woocommerce_items_in_cart, wp_woocommerce_session_||WooCommerce.com||The first two cookies contain information about the cart as a whole and helps WooCommerce know when the cart data changes. The final cookie (wp_woocommerce_session_) contains a unique code for each customer so that it knows where to find the cart data in the database for each customer. No personal information is stored within these cookies.|
|yith_ywraq_session_||Bannersforbusiness.co.uk||Sets the session cookie on demand (usually after adding an item to the request a quote list).|
|PHPSESSID||wordpress.org/plugins/cforms2/||Cookie generated by applications based on the PHP language. This is a general purpose identifier used to maintain user session variables. It is normally a random generated number, how it is used can be specific to the site, but a good example is maintaining a logged-in status for a user between pages.|
4. Storage and transmission of personal data
Data safety during internet transmission can never be guaranteed. If you therefore elect to transmit your personal data, you do so at your own risk. You are also responsible for the safe-keeping of any personal access codes you generate (such as passwords).
5. Information Sharing
5.1 From time to time we may share your personal information with our trading divisions, associates and/or suppliers. Information is shared only when applicable.
5.2 Third party disclosure of personal information may also be necessary in the following scenarios:
5.2.1 A sale of our business or its assets, in full or part, to a third party that may require personal data sharing.
5.2.2 Legally, we may be asked to share and disclose data details.
5.2.3 To assist in reducing credit risk and fraud protection.
6. Third Party Links
From time to time links belonging to third parties may be found on our website. These external websites have their own privacy policies, which you agree to when you link to them. We do not accept claims of liability or responsibility in any way for those policies or links, as we have no control over third party website content.
7. Accessing Information
The Data Protection Act 2018 provides you with the right to access the information that we collect about you. But please note that any request for collected information may be subject to a fee, to cover our retrieval and administration costs. Please contact us via our website or send an email to email@example.com
8. Contacting Us