Website (First Party Cookies and Analytics)
PI-KEM Limited understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits this website, www.pi-kem.co.uk (“Our Site”) and will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a manner that is consistent with our obligations and your rights under the law.
- Definitions and Interpretation
In this Policy the following terms shall have the following meanings:
means an account required to access and/or use certain areas and features of Our Site;
means a small text file placed on your computer or device by Our Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site and/or when you use certain features of Our Site. Details of the Cookies used by Our Site are set out in section 13, below;
means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003;
means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data. In this case, it means personal data that you give to us via Our Site. This definition shall, where applicable, incorporate the definitions provided in the EU Regulation 2016/679 – the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”); and
means PI-KEM Limited , a limited company registered in England under company number 4215228, whose registered address is Units 18-20 Tame Valley Business Centre, Magnus, Tamworth B77 5BY.
- Information About Us
- Our Site is owned and operated by PI-KEM Limited our VAT number is GB 572885985.
- Any data protection enquiries should be emails to email@example.com
- What Does This Policy Cover?
- Your Rights
- As a data subject, you have a number of rights under the GDPR, which this Policy and our use of personal data have been designed to uphold
- If you have any cause for complaint about our use of your personal data, please contact us using the details provided in section 14 and we will do our best to solve the problem for you. If we are unable to help, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the UK’s supervisory authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office.
- For further information about your rights, please contact the ICO.
- What Data Do We Collect?
- business/company name;
- job title and/or profession;
- contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
- demographic information such as post code, preferences and interests;
- IP address;
- web browser type and version;
- operating system;
- a list of URLs starting with a referring site, your activity on Our Site, and the site you exit to;
- How Do We Use Your Data?
- All personal data is p rocessed and stored securely, for no longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. We will comply with our obligations and safeguard your rights under the GDPR at all times. For more details on security see section 7, below.
- Our use of your personal data will always have a lawful basis, either because it is necessary for our performance of a contract with you, because you have consented to our use of your personal data (e.g. by subscribing to emails), or because it is in our legitimate interests. Specifically, we may use your data for the following purposes:
- Providing and managing your Account;
- Providing and managing your access to Our Site;
- Personalising and tailoring your experience on Our Site;
- Supplying our products AND/OR services to you (please note that we require your personal data in order to enter into a contract with you);
- Personalising and tailoring our products AND/OR services for you;
- Replying to emails from you;
- Supplying you with emails that you have opted into (you may unsubscribe or opt-out at any time by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
- Market research;
- Analysing your use of our Site and gathering feedback to enable us to continually improve our Site and your user experience;
- With your permission and/or where permitted by law, we may also use your data for marketing purposes which may include contacting you by email, telephone and/or post with information, news and offers on our products AND/OR services. We will not, however, send you any unsolicited marketing or spam and will take all reasonable steps to ensure that we fully protect your rights and comply with our obligations under the GDPR and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003.
- You have the right to withdraw your consent to us using your personal data at any time, and to request that we delete it.
- We do not keep your personal data for any longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. Data will therefore be retained for the periods outlined in our Data Retention Policy.
- How and Where Do We Store Your Data?
- We only keep your personal data for as long as we need to in order to use it as described above in section 6, and/or for as long as we have your permission to keep it.
- Your data will only be stored within the European Economic Area (“the EEA”) (The EEA consists of all EU member states, plus Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein).
- Data security is very important to us, and to protect your data we have taken suitable measures to safeguard and secure data collected through Our Site.
- Steps we take to secure and protect your data include:
- Password controlled
- Restricted access
- Not shared with third parties
- Do We Share Your Data?
- Subject to section 8.2, we will not share any of your data with any third parties.
- We may sometimes contract with third parties to supply products and services to you on our behalf. These may include payment processing, delivery of goods, search engine facilities, advertising, and marketing. In some cases, the third parties may require access to some or all of your data. Where any of your data is required for such a purpose, we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data will be handled safely, securely, and in accordance with your rights, our obligations, and the obligations of the third party under the law.
- We may compile statistics about the use of Our Site including data on traffic, usage patterns, user numbers, sales, and other information. All such data will be anonymised and will not include any personally identifying data, or any anonymised data that can be combined with other data and used to identify you. We may from time to time share such data with third parties such as prospective investors, affiliates, partners, and advertisers. Data will only be shared and used within the bounds of the law.
- We may sometimes use third party data processors that are located outside of the European Economic Area (“the EEA”) (The EEA consists of all EU member states, plus Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein). Where we transfer any personal data outside the EEA, we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data is treated as safely and securely as it would be within the UK and under the GDPR.
- In certain circumstances, we may be legally required to share certain data held by us, which may include your personal data, for example, where we are involved in legal proceedings, where we are complying with legal requirements, a court order, or a governmental authority.
- What Happens If Our Business Changes Hands?
- In the event that any of your data is to be transferred in such a manner, you will be contacted in advance and informed of the changes. When contacted you will be given the choice to have your data deleted or withheld from the new owner or controller.
- How Can You Control Your Data?
- When you submit personal data via Our Site, you may be given options to restrict our use of your data. In particular, we aim to give you strong controls on our use of your data for direct marketing purposes (including the ability to opt-out of receiving emails from us which you may do by unsubscribing using the links provided in our emails and at the point of providing your details.
- You may also wish to sign up to one or more of the preference services operating in the UK: The Telephone Preference Service (“the TPS”), the Corporate Telephone Preference Service (“the CTPS”), and the Mailing Preference Service (“the MPS”). These may help to prevent you receiving unsolicited marketing. Please note, however, that these services will not prevent you from receiving marketing communications that you have consented to receiving.
- Your Right to Withhold Information
- You may access certain areas of our Site without providing any data at all. However, to use all features and functions available on our Site you may be required to submit or allow for the collection of certain data.
- How Can You Access Your Data?
You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held by us (where such data is held). Under the GDPR, no fee is payable and we will provide any and all information in response to your request free of charge. Please contact us for more details at email@example.com, or using the contact details below in section 14. Alternatively, please refer to our Data Protection Policy.
- Contacting Us
Most of the cookies used do not collect personal information that identify a visitor. Some of the cookies are essential to allow the site to work properly and other are used by us to improve how the website works by giving us some insight into how the site is being used.
Where cookies do collect personal information, PI-KEM will not use this information for purposes which are not clear when you provide your details and will not disclose it to any other parties other than to the relevant authorities as requested.
Cookies are files that are saved to your computer or mobile device using your internet browser, which allow websites to recognise a user’s device. They organise and store browsing information
Cookies set by the PI-KEM website are referred to as "first-party cookies”. Other websites or services set cookies that run content on the page you are viewing such as Google Analytics.
Cookies also allow a website to remember you, and your browsing preferences, either for the duration of your visit using a "session cookie" or for repeat visits using a "persistent cookie".
To make full use of the PI-KEM website, your computer or mobile device will need to accept cookies. By using our website, you consent that we can place cookies on your device.
The cookies are used to:
- Ensure the site works as you would expect it to
- Help us improve our site based on insights from user visits
Data from our website is sent to your browser and is stored on your system.
Cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping basket and log in, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics to measure such things as how many people visit the site, how long they stay and what pages they visit. We do not use this information to identify individual visitors to the site.
First party cookies
First-party cookies are set by our website and they can only be read by that website. These cookies are essential so that the website works as expected during your visit. Make your experience on the web more efficient by recording your browsing activities, such as what pages and content you’ve looked at, when you visited, and what you searched for while visiting the website.
Session cookies are set when a user first loads a page and is crucial to the basic operation of the website. It is stored temporarily during the browsing session and is deleted from the user’s device when the browser is closed or the cookie times out. It does not store any user information; it is used to maintain a unique link between the browser and the site for the purposes of information requests and session data.
We use some Performance Cookies to help us understand how people are using the website, so we can make it better.
Persistent cookie are saved on your computer for a fixed period and are not deleted when the browser is closed. These cookies are used to save your preferences, they persist when you return to the website to improve the user experience.