Data Protection Privacy Notice – Alpha Card Compact Media Ltd

Please read this Privacy Notice. It sets out how we hold and process your information (data) and your rights. The term ‘we’, ‘us’, ‘our’ refers to the owner of the website: Alpha Card Compact Media Ltd, company registration number: 08588010. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.

The person responsible for data protection at Alpha Card Compact Media Ltd is Katherine Fox. Alpha Card Compact Media Ltd is a ‘data controller’. This means that we are responsible for deciding how we hold and use data about you. We are required under data protection legislation to notify you of the information contained in this privacy notice. We have a duty to keep your data secure and maintain confidentiality and we will do so.

We will process your data on the lawful basis that this is pursuant to the contract between you as our customer (if applicable) and/or it is our legitimate interest to do so.

We will only process and use your data for performing the contract we have entered in to and in respect of our legitimate interests. Your data is held on our computer systems. We have an obligation to keep this data accurate and we will endeavour to do so. Similarly, you are obliged to inform us if any data we hold is no longer accurate, and we ask that you do so. Your data will be retained once the contract between Alpha Card Compact Media Ltd and you has ended, on our secure database system. We hold a limited amount of information relating to you such as name, business name, address, contact telephone number, email address, and specific details relating to previous order history, which we may, in the future, use for the purposes of marketing. At this time, we do not share your data with third parties for marketing purposes but may share very limited information in the future if we consider this to be a legitimate business interest. The data will not be shared with anyone else unless we have your consent to do so.

Ways in which we may capture personal information

  • When submitting your contact details when making an enquiry through our website
  • When submitting your contact details when requesting a sample pack through our website
  • When submitting your contact details when requesting a quote through our website
  • When using social media links
  • When telephoning the company and giving your details to receive further information from us

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your data is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect.

Your rights

Under the General Data Protection Regualtion 2018 you are entitled to request details of the data we hold about you. You are also entitled to receive confirmation from us that we are processing your data, what the data is, and to ensure that your data is correct and ask for it to be rectified if it is not. In addition, you have the right to object to our processing of data and ask that it be deleted.

If you would like a copy of the information held on you please email: kat@alpha-cards.com.

Cookies

We are required to inform you that we use cookies. Cookies are used to remember things and to help provide you with the best experience whilst using our website. Cookies are small files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you browse websites.

The site uses cookies in the following ways:

Session: to persist user data while they are using the website (this is removed when the browser window is closed)

Cookie Name Cookie Function
laravel_session Stores information about what the user has selected or inputted previously to save them from re-entering. Helps to predict what the user may want to see.
XSRF-TOKEN To protect your data and our site from cross-site request forgery

 

Locale: saves the users language settings (lasts for 3 hours)

Cookie Name Expiration Time Description
locale 3 hours Saves the current language setting

Google Analytics: this is a service provided by Google which allows us to view who has visited our website and when. This service does not reveal any personal information about clients it simply shows us, in a set period, how many people have visited our website, which town or city they have come from, what search term they used to find us, what type of device was used in their session and what language they speak. No personal information such as name, address or contact information is collected.

Cookie Name Expiration Time Description
_ga 2 years Used to distinguish users.
_gid 24 hours Used to distinguish users.
_gat 1 minute Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_.
AMP_TOKEN 30 seconds to 1 year Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service.
_gac_ 90 days Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and AdWords accounts, AdWords website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out.Learn more.