We ask that you read this privacy notice carefully as it contains important information on who we are, how and why we collect, store, use and share personal information. Your rights in relation to your personal information. And how to contact us and supervisory authorities in the event that you have a complaint.
Early Years Resources / M&S Mercantile Limited (company number 02678166) collect, use and store for certain personal information about its customers. We are regulated under the General Data Protection Regulation which applies across the European Union (including in the United Kingdom) and we are responsible as ‘controller’ of that personal information for the purposes of those laws.
Information collected by us
When processing your order we collect the following personal information:
Information we collect about you automatically each time you visit our website
We use your personal information to:
Who we share your personal information with
Whether information has to be provided by you, and if so why
As a business we rely on our legitimate interests in order to lawfully process your personal information. We are processing your personal data in a business context and as part of a mutually beneficial relationship so we can provide you with the goods and services you want and to market you in accordance with your preferences – we need to process your personal data for these purposes and we have appropriate security and other safeguards in place. On this basis given the nature of the personal data concerned we consider we are entitled to process the personal data concerned for our legitimate interests.
We may also rely on your consent as the lawful basis processing where the law either requires us to obtain consent (e.g. for certain categories of electronic marketing) or where we as a marketing policy from time to time require your opt-in consent to marketing (notwithstanding our legitimate interests referred to above).
Transfer of your information out of the EEA
We may transfer your personal information to the following which are located outside the European Economic Area (EEA) as follows:
Such countries do not have the same data protection laws as the United Kingdom and EEA. We will ensure that any transfer of your personal information will be subject to the appropriate or suitable relevant safeguards (e.g. European Commission approved contract) where required under the General Data Protection Regulation that are designed to help safeguard your privacy rights and give you remedies in the unlikely event of a misuse of your personal information.
If you would like further information please contact us (see ‘How to contact us’ below).
We provide data to those to whom we outsource the provision of services as follows:
Under the General Data Protection Regulation you have a number of important rights free of charge. In summary, those include rights to:
For further information on each of those rights, including the circumstances in which they apply, see the Guidance from the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) on individual’s rights under the General Data Protection Regulation.
If you would like to exercise any of those rights, please:
If you would like to unsubscribe from any email communication you can also click on the ‘unsubscribe’ button at the bottom of the email communication. It may take up to 2 days for this to take effect.
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of other businesses. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
We have appropriate security measures in place to prevent personal information from being accidentally lost or used or accessed in an unauthorised way. We limit access to your personal information to those who have a genuine business need to know it. Those processing your information will do so only in an authorised manner and are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so.
If you want detailed information from Get Safe Online on how to protect your information and your computers and devices against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other online problems, please visit www.getsafeonline.org. Get Safe Online is supported by HM Government and leading businesses.
To improve our emails and marketing we use email tracking pixels to detect how you have interacted with our marketing communications.
You can unsubscribe from our marketing emails at any time by clicking on the Unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email you have received. Should you experience any problems please email our Customer Services Team who will assist you with unsubscribing from our database.
If you have asked us to stop sending emails and this has not happened, it may be because the email address to which we are sending information is not the same as the address you sent your request from. Please check the address we are using and include this information in your request. The easiest way to do this is to return to us the whole of the unwanted email. The address we are sending to is included within the message.
You can close your account with us at any time by contacting our customer service team at the address above or contact us. We will delete the personal data associated with your account within a reasonable period, other than personal data which we have a need to retain for our internal business records (for example, data related to purchasing history).
We hope that our Data Protection Representative can resolve any query or concern you raise about our use of your information.
The General Data Protection Regulation also gives you right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the European Union (or European Economic Area) state where you work, normally live or where any alleged infringement of data protection laws occurred. The supervisory authority in the UK is the Information Commissioner who may be contacted at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/ or telephone: [0303 123 1113].
Changes to this privacy notice
We may change this privacy notice from time to time when we do we will inform you via our website.
Please contact us if you have any questions about this privacy notice or the information we hold about you.
If you wish to contact us please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or write to Early Years Resources Unit 9 The Furrows, Stretford, Manchester, M32 0SZ or call 0161 865 3355
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