Eaton Smith LLP ("We") is the owner of businessofthemonth.co.uk and is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is Eaton Smith LLP of 14 High Street, Huddersfield, HD1 2HA.
Eaton Smith LLP may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 01/11/2017.
Information we collect from you
If you enter your name and any other requested details in a form on this website, we will use such information to process your application (see 'Uses made of the information' below).
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, technological and operational procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
IP Addresses & Cookies
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to gather aggregate information for statistical purposes. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:
Where we store your personal data
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
Uses made of the information
We use information held about you in the following ways:
If you are judged a monthly winner, information about you, as provided in your application form, together with your photo, will be placed on our website. Similarly, such information and photos from our Business of the Year event will be placed on our website.
It is intended that the website is an archive of success stories. Consequently, information connected with winning applications will be held and displayed for 10 years.
Disclosure of information
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable.
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest including, for example, websites of previous winners of a Business of the Month Award. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the content of such websites protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete or if you would like information held on you to be deleted, please write to the Marketing Manager, Eaton Smith LLP, 14, High Street, Huddersfield, HD1 2HA or email us as soon as possible at email@example.com . We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect or delete such information if requested.