This page contains all of the data protection information regarding using the site.
1.1 Stevenstone.co.uk is the trading name of Steven Stone Ltd. We are committed to
protecting and respecting your privacy. We keep and use information in line with the
Data Protection Act 1998 (“DPA 1998”).
1.3 Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
1.4 For the purpose of the DPA 1998, the data controller is Steven Stone Ltd, company number 06800388, whose registered office is at 150 Ashley Road, Hale, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA15 9SA.
2. Information We May Collect From You
We may collect and process the following data about you:
2.1 Information that you provide to us by filling in forms on our web site, by posting
material to our web site, by requesting services and when you report a problem with our
2.2 All records of communications with you including letters, emails and notes prepared by us of telephone conversations.
2.3 Surveys completed by you (without obligation) at our request, results of which will be used for research purposes.
2.4 Details of transactions you carry out through our web site and of the fulfilment of your orders.
2.5 Details of your visits to our web site (including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data and other communication data) and the resources that you access.
3. Ip Addresses And Cookies
3.1 We may collect information about your computer (including, but not limited to, where
available, your IP address, your operating system and your browser type) for system
administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is
statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify
3.2 For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information which is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our web site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They also enable us to do the following:
(a) Estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
(b) Store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our web site according to your individual interests. (c) To speed up your searches.
(d) To recognise you when you return to our web site.
4. Where We Store Your Personal Data
4.1 Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password that enables you to
access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password
confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
4.2 The transmission of information through the internet is not completely secure. We will do our best to protect your personal data, but we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our web site through the internet: any such transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to attempt to prevent unauthorised access. These may entail your being required to provide identification should you wish to obtain your account details.
5. Uses Made Of The Information
5.1 We use information held about you for the following purposes:
(a) To ensure that content from our web site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
(b) To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us, or (where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes) which we feel may interest you.
(c) To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
(d) To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
(e) To notify you about changes to our service.
5.2 We may also use your data, or permit selected third parties to use your data, to (where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes) provide you with information about goods and services that may be of interest to you, and we, or they, may contact you about these by post or telephone.
5.3 If you are an existing customer, we will only contact you by electronic means (e-mail) with information about goods and services similar to those that were the subject of a previous sale to you.
5.4 If you are a new customer, and where we permit selected third parties to use your data, we (or they) will contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this.
5.5 If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please tick the relevant box on the form on which we collect your data.
6. Disclosure Of Your Information
6.1 We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means
our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in
section 736 of the UK Companies Act 1985.
6.2 We may disclose your personal information to third parties in the following circumstances:
(a) In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
(b) If Stevenstone.co.uk or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
7. Your Rights
7.1 You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing
purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use
your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third
party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by doing
either of the following:
(a) Checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data.
(b) Contacting us at any time at firstname.lastname@example.org
7.2 Our web site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
8. Access To Information
8.1 The DPA 1998 gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of
access can be exercised in accordance with the DPA 1998.
8.2 You also have the right to correct any factual errors in the information we hold about you.
8.3 You also have the right to require us to remove your details from any list under our control.