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PRIVACY POLICY

SIMPLIFYING TECHNICAL BUILDING SOLUTIONS
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In this privacy policy, the following definitions are used:

Data – Collectively all information that you submit to Simplis via the Website. This definition i ncorporates, where applicable, the definitions provided in the Data Protection Act 1998;

Cookies – A small text file placed on your computer by this website when you visit certain parts of the Website and/or when you use certain features of the Website. Details of the cookies used by this website are set out in the clause below (Cookies);

Simplis, we or us – Simplis, a company incorporated in England and Wales.

UK and EU Cookie Law – The privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended by the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011;

User or youAny third party that access the Website and is not either (i) employed by Simplis and acting in the course of their employment or (ii) engaged as a consultant or otherwise providing services to Simplis and accessing the Website in connection with the provision of such services; and

WebsiteThe website that you are currently using, https://www.simplis.co.uk,  and any sub-domains of this site unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.

  • In this privacy policy, unless the context requires a different interpretation:
  • The singular includes the plural and vice versa;
  • References to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices are to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices of this privacy policy;
  • A reference to a person includes firms, companies, government entities, trusts and partnerships;
  • “including” is understood to mean “including without limitation”;
  • Reference to any statutory provision includes any modification or amendment of it;
  • The headings and sub-headings do not form part of this privacy policy.

This privacy policy applies only to the actions of Simplis and Users with respect to this Website. It does not extend to any websites that can be access from this Website including, but not limited to, any links we may provide to social media websites.

We may collect the following Data, which includes personal Data, from you:

  • Demographic information such as country;
  • Web browser type and version (automatically collected);
  • Operating system (automatically collected);
  • Name & Email Address (collected through Tawk.To Live Chat Application);
  • In each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

  • For purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, Simplis is the “data controller”.
  • We will retain any data you submit for 3 months.
  • Unless we are obliged to permitted by law to do so, and subject to any third party disclosures specifically set out in this policy, your data will not be disclosed to third parties. This includes our affiliates and / or other companies within our group.
  • All personal Data is stored securely in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998. For more details on security see the clause below (Security).
  • Any or all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our Website. Specifically, Data may be used for the following reasons:
  •  Internal record keeping;
    • improvement of our services;
    • contact for market research purposes which may be done using email, telephone, fax or mail. Such information may be used to customise or update the Website’
      In each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

Simplis may, from time to time, employ the services of other parties for dealing with certain processes necessary for the operation of the Website. The providers of such services do not have access to certain personal Data provided by users of this Website.

This Website may, from time to time, provide links to other websites. We have no control over such websites and are not responsible for the content of these websites. This privacy policy does not extend to your use of such websites. You are advised to read the privacy policy or statement of other websites prior to using them.

Simplis may, from time to time, expand or reduce our business and this may involve the sale and/or the transfer of control of all or part of Simplis. Data provided by Users will, where it is relevant to any part of our business so transferred, be transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this privacy policy, be permitted to use the Data for the purposes for which it was originally supplied to us.

We may also disclose Data to a prospective purchaser of our business or any part of it.

In the above instances, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring your privacy policy is protected.

Wherever you are required to submit Data, you will be given options to restrict our use of that Data. This may include the following:

  • Use of Data for direct marketing purposes;
  • Sharing Data with third parties.

To use all features and functions available on the Website, you may be required to submit certain Data.

You may restrict your internet browser’s use of Cookies. For more information see the clause below (Cookies).

You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal Data held by Simplis (Where such Data is held), please contact sales@simplis.co.uk.

Data security is of great importance to Simplis and to protect your Data we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure Data collected via this Website.

If password access is required for certain parts of the Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.

We endeavour to do our best to protect your personal Data. However, transmission of information over the internet is not entirely secure and is done at your own risk. We cannot ensure the security of your Data transmitted to the website.

What are cookies

We use cookies to personalise your interface with the site, and to remember you when you return to our site. They are small packets of data stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive to identify yourself to us and help us to keep track of what you have in your basket. Your browser may have a feature to disable cookies or you can delete them if you wish and your interface will not be severely restricted.

Please note that cookies can’t harm your computer. We don’t store personally identifiable information such as credit card details in cookies we create, but we do use encrypted information gathered from them to help improve your experience of the site. For example, they help us to identify and resolve errors, or to determine relevant related products to show you when you’re browsing. Each browser is different, so check the ‘Managing cookies’ information below of your particular browser (or your mobile phone’s handset manual) to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

We’re giving you this information as part of our initiative to comply with recent EU e-Privacy legislation, and to make sure we’re honest and clear about your privacy when using our website.

Cookies we store

Here’s a list of the main non-functional cookies we use, and what we use them for:

COOKIE NAME PURPOSE MORE INFORMATION
Google Analytics

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Google Analytics privacy policy
Tawk.to Chat Application

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including country, the number of visitors to the site, the number of times a user has visited the site and the page they are currently on, the duration a user has been on the website. This application also collects data from users to request a chat such as their name and email address, we use this to keep contact with the user if a chat has been missed or could not be answered. Tawk.To Chat Application privacy policy
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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. The Issuu’s analytics system uses cookies, log file data and embedded code to gather information regarding visitor activity on Issuu products. Issuu uses this information to help improve the services it provides to us. Issuu privacy policy

Flash cookies (or Local Shared Objects)

Flash cookies are stored on your device in much the same way as usual cookies, but they’re managed differently by your browser.

If you wish to disable or delete a Flash cookie, see Adobe Flash Player Security Settings. Please bear in mind though, that if you disable Flash cookies you’ll be unable to access certain site functionality – and you may be limited to browsing and researching and may not be able to add products to your basket and buy them.

Further information about cookies

If you’d like to learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, visit aboutcookies.org (opens in a new window – please note that we can’t be responsible for the content of external websites).

Third Party Cookies

When you visit simplis.co.uk you may notice some cookies that aren’t related to Simplis. If you go on to a web page that contains embedded content, for example from Google, you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don’t control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

Simplis ‘share’ tools

If you take the opportunity to ‘share’ simplis.co.uk content with friends through social networks – such as Facebook and Twitter – you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don’t control the setting of these cookies, so please check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

Managing cookies

If cookies aren’t enabled on your computer, it will mean that your shopping experience on our website will be limited to browsing and researching; you won’t be able to add products to your basket and buy them.

To enable cookies

If you’re not sure of the type and version of web browser you use to access the Internet:

For PCs: click on ‘Help’ at the top of your browser window and select the ‘About’ option

For Macs: with the browser window open, click on the Apple menu and select the ‘About’ option

How to check cookies are enabled for PCs

Google Chrome

    • Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select Options
    • Click the ‘Under the Hood’ tab, locate the ‘Privacy’ section, and select the ‘Content settings’ button
    • Now select ‘Allow local data to be set’

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0

    • Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Internet options’ , then click on the ‘Privacy’ tab
    • Ensure that your Privacy level is set to Medium or below, which will enable cookies in your browser
    • Settings above Medium will disable cookies

Mozilla Firefox

    • Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select Options
    • Then select the Privacy icon
    • Click on Cookies, then select ‘allow sites to set cookies’

Safari

    • Click on the Cog icon at the top of your browser window and select the ‘Preferences’ option
    • Click on ‘Security’, check the option that says ‘Block third-party and advertising cookies’
    • Click ‘Save’

How to check cookies are enabled for Macs

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 on OSX

    • Click on ‘Explorer’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Preferences’ options
    • Scroll down until you see ‘Cookies’ under Receiving Files
    • Select the ‘Never Ask’ option

Safari on OSX

    • Click on ‘Safari’ at the top of your browser window and select the ‘Preferences’ option
    • Click on ‘Security’ then ‘Accept cookies’
    • Select the ‘Only from site you navigate to’

Mozilla and Netscape on OSX

    • Click on ‘Mozilla’ or ‘Netscape’ at the top of your browser window and select the ‘Preferences’ option
    • Scroll down until you see cookies under ‘Privacy & Security’
    • Select ‘Enable cookies for the originating web site only’

Opera

    • Click on ‘Menu’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Settings’
    • Then select ‘Preferences’, select the ‘Advanced’ tab
    • Then select ‘Accept cookies’ option

All other browsers

Please consult your documentation or online help files.

You may not transfer any of your rights under this privacy policy to any other person. We may transfer our rights under this privacy policy where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected.

If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of this privacy policy (or part of any provision) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision will, to the extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of this privacy policy will not be affected.

Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy.

This Agreement will be governed by and interpreted according to the law of England and Wales. All disputes arising under the Agreement will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English and Welsh courts.

Simplis reserves the right to change this privacy policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the Website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the privacy policy on your first use of the Website following the alterations.

You may contact Simplis by email at sales@simplis.co.uk.

For more information on any of our products and how to specify or purchase them please contact us with your details.