Hallas Marine Solutions is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
Hallas Marine Solutions keep this policy under regular review and 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 July 2019.
We may collect the following information:
- Name and job title
- Contact information including email address, phone number and postal address
- Your computer’s IP address
- Other information relevant to customer project requests, products and services.
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
- To respond to your contact
- Internal record keeping.
- Providing quotations.
- We may use the information to improve our products and services.
- We may periodically send emails about new products, services, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
- From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail if you have provided these means of contact.
- We may also use the information to customise our website according to your interests.
Retention periods for personal information are reviewed on a regular basis. Hallas Marine Solutions is legally required to hold some types of information to fulfil our statutory obligations, for example, the HMRC requires financials records be maintained for up to 7 years. We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with us.
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, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Hallas Marine Solutions strives to protect your personal information, however, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your information, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems. Where we have given (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our websites, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
The only data that we will collect using our website would be your email address and any message that you wish to send us via our contact forms. The action of submitting a contact form gives us your acceptance that you are happy for us to contact you to discuss work-related matters in more detail. Your email address and the message content that you submit will be kept on a secured area on our site for future reference regarding your request. If you would prefer this to be deleted, please let us know by emailing email@example.com and we will wipe all details from our system.
We also utilise Google Analytics on our website to help us improve your user experience, this system is managed by Google and you can read more about their data protection here.
As a client you are giving your consent for us to contact you via email, post and/or telephone to discuss any current projects or future work which we may be involved with. We may also use your email in our internal project systems.
If you would prefer for your data not to be stored, please email info@hallasmarinesolutions with the subject ‘Please delete all my contact information’ although please note this will mean we’ll never be able to contact you again!
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest. 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 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.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information at any time by writing to or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Hallas Marine Solutions, 10 Stacey’s Meadow, Elstead, Surrey. GU8 6BX
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.