We Arion Plus Limited, operators and owners of Fudi.uk hereby known as the data controller set out here in this privacy notice to give you information on how we collect, use, transfer and store the personal data we hold and your right regarding the data we hold as required by data protection law (GDPR)
We respect the privacy of users of this website and we are committed to protecting your privacy.
You accept, agree and consent to how we hold and use your personal data by using this website (www.fudi.uk) as described in this privacy notice. Do not use this website if you do not agree with our policy on how your personal data is being processed.
For further guidance and information regarding the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you can visit the Information Commissioner’s website at: www.ico.org.uk
Your Data We Collect
When you use this website to purchase goods, register and sell as vendor or join as any other user group, we will request that you provide us with your personal data. These personal details include
- Phone number,
- Contact or delivery address,
- Email and
- Payment details.
How your data is used
We use these details to manage your orders, support vendor sales and other relevant transactions. In the process of our operations, we share relevant portions of your information with our service providers to complete transactions.
In order to assess and/or identify fraud, security and credit risks, we can share your data with credit reference agencies. We will share your information with organisations that we are required by law to share your personal information with. These organisations include but not limited to law enforcement agencies and related bodies such as police, investigators, law courts and debt collection agencies.
Marketing and Communication
We need your personal data to be able to send you updates on the activities and events relating to our services as it affects you, changes in charges, fees and our operations in general. We would also like to use your personal information to inform you of new offers, important products and other communication that may be of interest to you. You have the right to opt out of receiving such marketing communication from us. You will not receive marketing information from us if you have told us not to.
Your data is also used to generate statistical models to enable us improve our services and provide better services to our users. Such statistical models are used for developing new products, tailoring products to our users’ needs and open new frontiers.
A cookie is a piece of information stored in a small file which is sent to and from web pages. They can be used to identify that you’ve visited websites before and some will be stored on your computer by your web browser. Cookies especially the necessary cookies enables core functionality like network management, accessibility and website security.
We Use Google Analytics
We make use of Google Analytics to measure web traffic, this includes:
- The number of visitors to our website within a given period.
- How often people visit our website
- Average time visitors spend on our website
- The pages of the website that is visited the most
- Average time visitors spend on different pages of our website
- The information or materials that visitors search the most
- And other general web traffic analytics.
Information we do not collect.
We only collect data that are mainly transactional in nature. As at the time of preparing this policy, we do not collect following data
- Sexual orientation
- Religious affiliation
However, some of the above are captured by Google’s system by matching the user’s online activities with their visit to our website which helps them to be able to deduce above data in relation to users of our website. Also, in the course of our business operations we may request users or members of the general public to participate in surveys, these surveys are optional. By participating in such surveys, you are giving us permission to use the data provided by yourself in it.
How Long is Your Data Stored?
Your personal information will be held by us for as long as it is required to fulfill the purpose we collected the data for. This includes transactional, legal, governmental and accounting requirements. We will also anonymise your personal information where the amount, nature and sensitivity of your information makes it inappropriate to keep it beyond a particular period of time. We will delete your personal data as soon as we no longer have a valid reason to process it.
Your Right Under Data Protection Laws
Below are your right under the data protection laws
- You can object to us handling your personal data. You have the right to stop us from using your personal information for marketing purposes. We will stop using your information for marketing if you ask us to do so.
- You have the right of access; you can request for confirmation on how we process your information.
- You have the right to rectification; you can ask us to rectify inaccurate information we hold about you.
- You have the right to restrict our use of your data if our handling of your information breaks the law but you don’t want us to delete it or if you think the information we hold is inaccurate. If you exercise this right, you may only be able to process your information if you agree or instruct us to do so in future.
- You have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office if you have issues with how we are processing your information.
- Right to be forgotten; you can request that we delete your information we are processing if our handling of it violates the law, when we are required by law to delete it and where we have no reason to process your personal information.
Through automated processing of personal data, computer is able to analyse, evaluate and predict common characteristics and traits of users. Therefore computer is able to make decisions about you in some cases, this is known as automated decision making.
You have the right to request that such decision be explained to you unless you have given us your consent to process your data in this way, we are required by law to process your data in this way or it is needed for completing our transaction with you.
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Contacting the Information Commissioner’ Office
Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is the regulator of how personal information is handled by the companies in the United Kingdom. If you have any queries, complaints or you need more information on data protection you can contact the ICO through the address below.
Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, SK9 5AF.
Phone number: 0303 123 1113 and email email@example.com