Last updated April 2023.
Welcome to our privacy and cookies policy. We respect your privacy and we’re committed to protecting your personal data. This policy will inform you as to how we look after your personal data when you visit our website at www.brewd.agency and tell you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you.
We are Brewd Design Agency Ltd, a company registered in England and Wales under company number 9912500 and have our registered office at 1 Peach Street, Wokingham, RG140 1XJ (“we” or “us”), the controller responsible for your personal data.
You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), the UK regulator for data protection issues (www.ico.org.uk). We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the ICO so please contact us in the first instance.
Personal data/information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It doesn’t include anonymous data. We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you which we have grouped together as follows:
Aggregated Data such as statistical or demographic data for any purpose, isn’t considered personal data in law as this data will not directly or indirectly reveal your identity. We may aggregate your Usage Data to calculate the percentage of users accessing a specific website feature.
We don’t collect any Special Categories of Personal Data about you (this includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health, and genetic and biometric data). We also don’t collect any information about criminal convictions and offences.
We use different methods to collect data from and about you including through:
We will only use your personal data when we can rely on a legitimate (lawful) basis, such as:
We have set out below the ways we may use your personal data, and which of the legitimate bases we rely on to do so:
You may receive marketing communications from us if you have requested information from us or purchased goods or services from us and you haven’t opted out of receiving that marketing. We will get your express opt-in consent before we share your personal data with any third party for marketing purposes.
You can ask us or third parties to stop sending you marketing messages at any time by following the opt-out links on any marketing message sent to you or by contacting us at any time.
Where you opt out of receiving these marketing messages, this won’t apply to personal data provided to us as a result of a product/service purchase, warranty registration, product/service experience or other transactions.
We use the following cookies:
You can use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) but you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.
We may disclose your information in the following cases:
We require all third parties to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law. We don’t allow our third-party service providers to use your personal data for their own purposes and only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.
We may transfer your personal data outside of the UK/EU where engage third parties to provide services on our behalf, such as to receive services or deal with payment. Whenever we transfer your personal data out of the UK/EU, we ensure a similar degree of protection is afforded to it by ensuring at least one of the following safeguards is implemented, such as only transferring your personal data to countries that have been deemed to provide an adequate level of protection for personal data. Please contact us if you want further information on the specific mechanism used by us when transferring your personal data out of the UK/EU.
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. We also 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 have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.
We will only retain your personal data for as long as reasonably necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, regulatory, tax, accounting or reporting requirements. We may retain your personal data for a longer period in the event of a complaint or if we reasonably believe there is a prospect of litigation in respect to our relationship with you. The appropriate retention period will vary depending on the type of personal data collected.
Under certain circumstances, you have rights under data protection laws in relation to your personal data:
If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please contact us.
You won’t have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights), but we can charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive, or we can refuse to comply in these circumstances.
We may need you to provide evidence of your identity as a security measure and we may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response.
We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month, but it could take 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.
In most cases, you won't collect any special categories of personal data. If you do, you would need to amend this to say what data you collect and why.
This table gives you an idea about what you would need to include, but it will need to be tailored to suit your business and the personal data you collect.
These are just examples, but if your website doesn’t use third party cookies, you can delete this section.