This is a privacy notice for GPTE International
We respect your privacy and are determined to protect your
personal data. The purpose of this privacy notice is to inform
you as to how we collect and use personal data about you, in
accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European
Parliament and the Council of 27 April 2016 (the General Data
Protection Regulation (GDPR)).
Please read the following carefully to understand our practices
regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
We are GPTE International (“we” or “us”),office at Haddon House, 29 New House Park, St Albans,
Hertfordshire, AL1 1UQ, U.K.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Legislation and this
notice, we are the ‘data controller’. This means that we are
responsible for deciding how we hold and use personal data about
you. We are required under the Data Protection Legislation to
notify you of the information contained in this privacy notice.
HOW WE COLLECT YOUR PERSONAL DATA
We may obtain personal data about you, for example, when:-
you contact us by email, telephone or post, or meet with us;
your work colleagues might pass on your contact details;
from third parties and/or publicly available resources (for
example, the internet, Companies House).
THE PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT
The information that we hold about you may include:-
your personal details (such as your name, address, phone
number(s) and email address(es));
any payment data you provide;
information we receive from other sources, such as third parties
and publicly available information.
None of the websites run by GPTE International currently use
cookies. Cookies are files which identify your computer to the
server of websites as a unique user and they are stored by your
Internet browser on your computer's hard drive.
HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
We may use and process the personal data you provide for the
purposes outlined below as well as for any purposes specified at
the time of collection:-
to send you information you have requested;
to deal with enquiries;
to fulfil orders which have been placed for products and
to contact you by telephone, SMS, post and/or email about
product information, products, offers, developments or services
which we think may be of interest to you, to the extent
permitted by applicable law and regulation
to develop, deliver and improve our products or services;
for risk management and internal administration purposes; and/or
to send you important notices, such as any changes to our
WHO WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL DATA WITH
We may disclose personal data to our selected third party
business partners to fulfil an order for products or services or
respond to an enquiry;
We may disclose personal data to affiliates and third party data
processers who may process data on our behalf to enable us to
carry out our usual business practices;
As well as the activities above, we may disclose your personal
data to third parties to conform to legal requirements or comply
with legal process and to assist in the investigation of
suspected illegal or wrongful activity. This includes exchanging
information with other companies and organisations for the
purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction; to
protect and defend our rights or property; to deal with any
misuse of the Website; to sell, make ready for sale or dispose
of our business in whole or in part including to any potential
buyer or their advisers; or in order to enforce or apply our
with third parties;
We do not sell, trade, or rent any of your personal information
INTERNATIONAL TRANSFERS OUTSIDE THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA (EEA)
We will not knowingly transfer or allow to be transferred the
personal date we collect about you outside of the EEA
We have put in place commercially reasonable and appropriate
security measures to prevent your personal data from being
accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way,
altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your
personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other
third parties who have a business need to know. They will only
process your personal data on our instructions and they are
subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We cannot guarantee the security of any information that you
transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk.
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary
to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the
purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting
To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data,
we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal
data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or
disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we
process your personal data and whether we can achieve those
purposes through other means, and the applicable legal
For example, to meet Inland Revenue requirements, we have to
keep basic information about our customers (including contract,
identity, financial and transaction data) for 7 years after the
end of our financial year for
In some circumstances you can ask us to delete your data: see Your
legal rights below for further information.
In some circumstances we may anonymise your personal data (so
that it can no longer be associated with you) for research or
statistical purposes in which case we may use this information
indefinitely without further notice to you.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
This notice only applies to this websites operated directly by
GPTE International. If you click on a link to a third-party
website from a GPTE International website, it may allow
third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not
control these third-party websites and are not responsible for
their privacy statements.
When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy
notice of every website you visit.
YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS
Unless subject to an exemption under the data protection laws,
you have the following rights with respect to your personal
The right to request a copy of the personal data which we hold
The right to request that we correct any personal data if it is
found to be inaccurate or out of date;
The right to request your personal data is erased where it is no
longer necessary to retain such data;
The right to withdraw your consent to the processing at any
time, where consent was the lawful basis for processing your
The right to request that we provide you with your personal data
and where possible, to transmit that data directly to another
data controller, (known as the right to data portability), where
applicable i.e. where our processing is based on consent or is
necessary for the performance of our contract with you or where
we process your data by automated means);
The right, where there is a dispute in relation to the accuracy
or processing of your personal data, to request a restriction is
placed on further processing;
The right to object to our processing of personal data, where
applicable i.e. where processing is based on our legitimate
interests (or in performance of a task in the public
interest/exercise of official authority); direct marketing or
processing for the purposes of scientific/historical research
If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please
email@example.com or write to Fiona
McGregor at our office address
No fee required – with some exceptions
You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or
to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a
reasonable admin fee if your request is clearly unfounded,
repetitive or excessive. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply
with your request in these circumstances.
What we may need from you
We may need to request specific information from you to help us
confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your
personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is
a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed
to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also
contact you to ask you for further information in relation to
your request to speed up our response.
Time limit to respond
We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month.
Occasionally it may take us longer than a month if your request
is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests.
In this case, we will notify you and keep you updated.
Changes to this notice and your duty to inform us of changes
This version was late updated on 23 May 2018. We may update
this Policy from time to time. When we change this Policy in a
material way a notice will be posted on our Website along with a
revised Policy. By accessing the Website after the revised
Policy is posted, you consent to the revised Policy.
Please keep us informed if your personal data changes during
your relationship with us. It is important that the personal
data we hold about you is accurate and current.
QUERIES, REQUESTS OR CONCERNS
To exercise all relevant rights, queries or complaints in
relation to this policy or any other data protection matter
between you and us, please in the first instance contact firstname.lastname@example.org or
write to Fiona McGregor at our office address.
If this does not resolve your complaint to your satisfaction,
you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information
Commissioners Office on 0303 123 1113 or via email https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/email/ or
at the Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water
Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF, England, UK.