This document sets out the details of Oakhurst Blinds’s privacy notice in relation to information collected about you.
The Oakhurst website provides visitors with anonymous access, you can access and browse our website without disclosing your personal data. However, our site requires information for certain services, such as booking home consultations, for which you will be required to provide personal data.
Oakhurst uses ‘cookies’ on this site. A cookie is a small data file that is transferred to your computer’s hard disk. These are used solely for statistical analysis to improve our services. They are not used to collect personally identifiable data about you. If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our website or any other this can be done through your browser settings. The help function in your browser should give you this information or alternatively go to aboutcookies.org which contains information on how to do this in a variety of browsers. Here you will also find information about how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. Restricting cookies may prevent you from being able to use full functionality of the website such as logging in and submitting content.
Oakhurst uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a cookie to evaluate visitors’ use of our website and compile reports for us about activity on it. Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using the website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
You can reject this cookie and information on how to do this can be found at:
Our website may include content embedded from other sites and services such as Facebook and Houzz; these sites may set additional cookies but we do not pass any personally identifiable information to these services.
Automatic collection of information
Other than information received from Google Adwords we do not automatically log personal data nor do we link information automatically logged by other means with personal data about specific individuals.
Data collection and purpose specification
We collect the personal data that you may volunteer to enable us to service your enquiry. By submitting personal data manually or in electronic form you give us permission to do so.
We do not collect information about our website visitors from other sources, such as public records or bodies, or private organisations.
Confidentiality / security
We have implemented security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control from unauthorised access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorised modification and unlawful destruction or accidental loss. Personal data information is held centrally on a single secure drive which is accessed and processed by trusted staff and senior management only.
We ensure that your personal data will not be disclosed to other institutions and authorities except if required by law or other regulation or unless we have already sought your consent.
We will only retain your data for as long as is necessary and reasonable and that the law requires.
The Oakhurst website has a SSL certificate. SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser. This link ensures that all data passed between the web server and browsers remain private and integral.
Your may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you. You may instruct us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes at any time. In practice you will either expressly agree in advance to our use of your data for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt out.