We know that there is a lot of information here, but we want you to be fully informed about your rights, and how Eicker Design uses your data.
We hope the following sections will answer any questions you have but if not, please do get in touch with us.
It is likely that we will need to update this Privacy Notice from time to time. We will notify you of any significant changes, but you’re welcome to come back and check it whenever you wish.
We are the ‘data controller’ of your data which you may supply to us. We make decisions about how your personal data is used. We are entirely open about our information gathering practices and will respond to requests sent to us within a reasonable period of time. If you have any queries about our use of your personal data, we can be contacted by email here.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) impacts how organisations record, store and use personal data. This legislation is designed to give you, as ‘data subjects’, greater control and new rights over how organisations record, store and use your data.
Why we have your data
We gather data when you browse, purchase, make enquiries or sign up for a newsletter either on our website or directly through a sales person. We also gather data during the staff recruitment process. We will not collect any information unless it is either specifically, knowingly and voluntarily provided by you or collected with your consent. The information we collect will be accurate and, so far as we are able to, kept up to date. You can check this at any time by contacting us and we will immediately correct any inaccuracies you report.
Summary of our Privacy Practices
We keep to a minimum the amount of information we hold,
We use data to respond to enquiries, fulfil orders and provide information about our furniture (the lawful basis for this is “legitimate interest”),
We also use data to complete transactions with you on our website, via phone sales and also via our showroom (the lawful basis for this is “contract”),
We also use data to communicate with Visitors and Customers where they have signed up and opted in to receive information from us (the lawful basis for this is “consent”),
We only hold data for as long as necessary,
We apply appropriate security mechanisms to protect personal data we hold, and
Our legitimate business interests are balanced with your interests, rights, freedoms and consent.
Visitor’s Personal Data
We are the data controller of your personal data which we collect or you provide by:
Filling in forms on this website, if you report a problem with it, or if you contact us,
Visiting our website, accessing pages and resources, or
We will use this personal data to provide you:
The most effective relevant website content,
With your consent updates or material which we believe will be of interest to you,
The interactive features of the website, when you choose to use these, and
Notifications of website content changes.
Customers’ Personal Data
We are the data controller of your personal data which we collect or you provide by making enquiries, requesting quotes or placing orders.
We gather permissions and will use your personal data to send out communications about topics such as:
There are certain types of event-specific emails that you will always receive from us, regardless of your contact permissions. These include confirmation of a purchase on our website, delivery notification of an order or if we require further information from you regarding delivery of an order. We may also contact you by phone regarding any of these. We also use personal data to fulfil contracts, to send goods you have bought, to prepare and send invoices and to collect payments.
We will respect how you want to be contacted and about which areas of our brand. Equally, if we are asked to never contact you again, we will respect this decision although it may impact our ability to perform a contract with you. On request we will remove your personal data from our database.
Job Applicants’ Personal Data
If you submit an employment application to us, including CVs or resumes, all of the information submitted may be used for any and all purposes ordinarily associated with processing an employment application.
How to check and update your contact preferences
You can check and update your contact preferences at any time by contacting our showroom on +44 (0) 7870171977 or emailing us on [email protected].
We suggest you do that now, so that we have your most up to date contact preferences and can continue to communicate with you in the way you would like.
If you have any questions about how we are using your data, please contact us by emailing [email protected].
Our website, servers and cookies
Our website uses SSL certificates which are designed to secure a domain with the highest available levels of encryption and are trusted by all major browsers to offer secure communications by encrypting all data to and from the site. Instant SSL has checked and verified the site’s registered domain name.
We collect information about our customers via server logs, cookies and contact forms. You can get more information about cookies and how we use them from this page.
Data processing and protections
You should be aware that if we are requested by the police or any other regulatory authority investigating suspected illegal activities to provide your personal information, we are entitled to do so.
In addition to the company’s safeguards, your personal data is protected in the UK by the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”). The Act requires us, as registered Data Controllers, amongst other things to ensure that the data we hold about you should be processed lawfully and fairly. It should be accurate, relevant and not excessive. The information should, where necessary, be kept up to date and not retained for longer than is necessary. It should be kept securely to prevent unauthorized access by other people.
We only hold personal data for as long as is necessary. We may retain and use information in order to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, prevent abuse and enforce our agreements.
Rights to Personal Data
You may contact us anytime to opt-out of, (i) direct marketing communications, (ii) our collection of personal data. Please note that your use of our website may be ineffective upon opt-out and we may also not be able to perform contracts with you.
You may request access to the data we hold about you at any time by contacting us directly.
You can also contact us to update or correct any inaccuracies in your personal data. If you have contacted us and you need your personal information updated, you can contact us to change or delete your information.
Your data is portable you can contact us to move your data we hold elsewhere.
In certain situations, for example when the data we hold about you is no longer relevant or is incorrect, you can request that we erase your data.
Contacting the Regulator
If you feel that your data has not been handled correctly, or you are unhappy with our response to any requests you have made to us regarding the use of your personal data, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office.
You can contact them by calling 0303 123 1113.
Or go online to www.ico.org.uk/concerns (opens in a new window; please note we can’t be responsible for the content of external websites).