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Privacy Policy

This privacy notice was last updated on 25th May 2018.

 

We, at Flat Rock Technology treat the privacy of our visitors with the highest importance. This policy details the measures we take to preserving and safely guarding your privacy when you visit or communicate with our site or personnel.

The Website is committed to complying with the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 2018, once enacted. Looking after the personal information you share with us is very important, and we want you to be confident that your personal data is kept safely and securely and to understand how we use it to offer you a better service.

Without prejudice to your rights under applicable law, We reserve the right (as ‘Data Controller’) to amend this Privacy Policy without prior notice to reflect technological advancements, legal and regulatory changes and good business practices. If We change our privacy practices, an updated version of this Privacy Policy will reflect those changes and we will notify you of such changes by updating the effective date of this Privacy Policy.

1. Information collection

Operation of this site may require collection and processing of the following data:

  1. 1.1 Visit details to our site or any resources used on our site are not limited to just location and traffic data, weblogs or other communication information.
  2. 1.2 Information given to us when you contact us for any reason.
  3. 1.3 Data offered by filled out forms on our site, like a registration or purchase.

2. Cookies

Our advertisers and us may have the occasion to collect information in regards to your computer for our services. The information is gained in a statistical manner for our use or advertisers on our site.

Data gathered will not identify you personally. It is strictly aggregate statistical data about our visitors and how they used our resources on the site. No identifying personal information will be shared at any time via cookies.

Close to the above, data gathering can be about general online use through a cookie file. When used, cookies are automatically placed in your hard drive where information transferred to your computer can be found. These cookies are designed to help us correct and improve our site’s services or products for you.

You may elect to decline all cookies via your computer. Every computer has the ability to decline file downloads like cookies. Your browser has an option to enable the declining of cookies. If you do decline cookie downloads you may be limited to certain areas of our site, as there are parts of our site that require cookies.

Any of our advertisers may also have a use for cookies. We are not responsible, nor do we have control of the cookies downloaded from advertisements. They are downloaded only if you click on the advertisement.

3. Your information and how it is used

Primarily, we collect and store data about you to help us provide better service and products to you. The following are purposes we may use your information for:

  1. 3.1 At any time you request information from us via a form or other electronic transmission we may use your information to fulfil that request relating to our services and products. We may also communicate with you on other products or services you may find of interest, only when consent has been provided.
  2. 3.2 Contracts we make with you create a commitment, which may require contact or use of your information.
  3. 3.3 We have the right to notify you of changes to our website, products or services that could affect our service to you.
  4. 3.4 Information on products or services similar to those of an existing consumer purchase may be communicated to you. The information sent to you in a communication will be similar to the subject of a recent sale.
  5. 3.5 We may also use your information or allow a third party use of this data, to offer you information about unrelated products or services you may be interested in. We or third parties can only communicate if you have consented to such communication and data use.
  6. 3.6 New consumers can be contacted by our website or third parties only if consent has been granted, and only for those communications you have granted.
  7. 3.7 An opportunity for declining your consent is provided on our site. Use this opportunity to withhold your details from us or third parties, regarding data we may collect.
  8. 3.8 Be aware we do not reveal identifiable information about you to our advertisers, though we may at times share statistical visitor information with our advertisers.

4. Collection of non-personal information

Non-Personal Information is information that is not personal, such as questions, comments, ideas and suggestions that you provide, or information that we may collect that is not linked to any Personal Information. Non-Personal Information will be treated as non-confidential, and we may disclose and/or use that information without any obligation whatsoever to you, for any purpose and through any means.

5. Storage of personal data

  1. 5.1 The European Economic Area is large, but we may have to transfer data outside of this area. If data is transferred outside the European Economic Area it will be for storing and processing. A processing staff operating outside this area may belong to our website or a supplier, in which they can process or store your information. An example: to process and complete your sale or offer support services we may have to go outside the European Economic Area for the transfer. When you click submit of your payment details, personal information or other electronic communication you agree to the transfer for storage and processing. We take all necessary steps for security known to be in agreement with the Privacy Policy found here.
  2. 5.2 Information submitted by you is stored on secure servers we have. Any payment or transaction details will be encrypted for full safety measures to be in use.
  3. 5.3 As you know, transmission of data on the internet is never guaranteed regarding safety. It is impossible to guarantee your safety with electronic data and transmission. You are therefore at your own risk if you elect to transmit any data. When offered you may create a password, but you are responsible for keeping it confidential.

6. Information sharing

  1. 6.1 If necessary, we may share personal information to our group members including such entities as subsidiaries, holding companies and their subsidiaries. Information is shared only when applicable.
  2. 6.2 Third party disclosure may be necessary in regards to personal information:
  3. 6.2.1 A sale of our business or its assets, in full or part, to a third party may require personal data sharing.
  4. 6.2.2 Legally, we may be asked to share and disclose data details.
  5. 6.2.3 To assist in reducing credit risk and fraud protection.
  6. 6.3 We use Hotjar in order to better understand our users’ needs and to optimize this service and experience. Hotjar is a technology service that helps us better understand our users’ experience (e.g. how much time they spend on which pages, which links they choose to click, what users do and don’t like, etc.) and this enables us to build and maintain our service with user feedback. Hotjar uses cookies and other technologies to collect data on our users’ behavior and their devices. This includes a device's IP address (processed during your session and stored in a de-identified form), device screen size, device type (unique device identifiers), browser information, geographic location (country only), and the preferred language used to display our website. Hotjar stores this information on our behalf in a pseudonymized user profile. Hotjar using external sub-processors for data storage. Hotjar is contractually forbidden to sell any of the data collected on our behalf.

7. Third party links

Links on our site that belong to third parties may be found. These websites have their Privacy Policy, which you agree to when you link to the site. You should read this third party policy. We do not accept claims of liability or responsibility in any way for these policies or links, as we have no way to control the third party sites.

8. Contacting us

We welcome any queries, requests you may have regarding this Privacy Policy, or comments. Please do not hesitate and feel free to contact us at [email protected]

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