RIDLEY & COMPANY

Privacy Policy

This is the Privacy Policy for https://www.ridleyandcompany.com. It describes who we are, how we obtain and use your personal data, why we are allowed to do so by law, who has access to your personal data and what your rights are. Please review it carefully.

This website is not intended for children and we do not knowingly collect data relating to children.

You have the right to object to us processing your personal data for our legitimate business interests or for direct marketing purposes (including any related profiling).

Who we are

We are Ridley & Company Limited, a private limited company incorporated in (and subject to the laws of) England and Wales with registration number 08965172. Our registered address is at Flat 12, 17 Lydia Ann Street, Liverpool, England, L1 5BW. Our website address is https://www.ridleyandcompany.com

We take your privacy seriously and use your personal data as further explained in this Privacy Policy. We are the “controller” of the personal data you provide to us.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Personal data is any information which identifies you personally whether directly (for example, your name) or indirectly (for example, information about your use of our products and services).

We may collect, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you which have been grouped together as follows:

We collect the following personal data from you:

  • Identity and Contact Data: includes first name, last name, email address, username or similar identifier we collect, for instance when
  • Marketing and Communications Data: includes your preferences in receiving marketing from us. Where you have consented, we use your personal data to contact you about how we can help you find products and services.
  • Technical Data: includes internet protocol (IP) address, your login data and any technology on the devices you use to access our website.
  • Usage Data: includes information about how you use our website, app, products and services.
  • Correspondence: We collect any additional personal data that you may provide to us from time to time if you contact us by email, letter or telephone. If you contact us by telephone, we may record the call and make notes in relation to your call for training and service improvement purposes, to comply with our legal obligations and to be able to deal with any dispute or defence of a claim which may arise in the course of us providing our products and services to you.
  • Cookies and similar technologies: We track your use of our website through cookies and other similar technologies so that we can provide important features and functionality on our website, monitor its usage, and provide you with a more personalised experience.

Who we share your data with

In normal circumstances, we do not share data that you enter on our website with anyone.

We may disclose your personal data:

If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to protect the rights, property or safety of our business, our customers or others. This includes, in specific cases, exchanging information with other organisations for the purposes of fraud protection.

How long we keep your personal data for

We retain your personal data for no longer than is necessary for the purpose(s) for which it was provided. What this means in practice will vary between different types of data. When determining the relevant retention periods, we take into account factors including:

Legal obligation(s) under applicable law to retain data for a certain period of time;

statute of limitations under applicable law; potential or actual disputes; and guidelines issued by relevant data protection authorities.

Otherwise, we securely erase your personal data from our systems when it is no longer needed.

Your contact information

See contact forms.

When you subscribe to our updates we receive your name and email address. We use this to contact our opted in subscribers with updates, newsletters, other information. This information is never shared with anyone outside Ridley & Company.

Your rights

You have the following rights regarding your personal data:

  1. Right to be informed

You have the right to be provided with clear, transparent and easily understandable information about how we use your personal data and your rights. This is why we are providing you with the information in this Privacy Policy.

  1. Right of access

You have the right to obtain access to your personal data (if we are processing it) and (similar to that provided in this Privacy Policy). This is so you are aware and can check that we are using your personal data in accordance with data protection law.

  1. Right to rectification

You are entitled to have your personal data corrected if it is inaccurate or incomplete.

  1. Right to erasure

This is also known as ‘the right to be forgotten’ and, in simple terms, enables you to request the deletion or removal of your personal data where there is no compelling reason for us to keep using it. This is not a general right to erasure; there are exceptions.

  1. Right to restrict processing

You have the right to ‘block’ or suppress further use of your personal data in certain circumstances. When processing is restricted, we can still store your personal data, but may not use it further. We keep lists of people who have asked for further use of their personal data to be ‘blocked’ to make sure the restriction is respected in future.

  1. Right to data portability

You have the right to obtain and reuse your personal data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format in certain circumstances. In addition, where certain conditions apply, you have the right to have such information transferred directly to a third party.

  1. Right to object to processing

You have the right to object to us processing your personal data for our legitimate business interests or for direct marketing purposes (including in each case any related profiling).

  1. Right to withdraw consent to processing

If you have given your consent to us to process your personal data for a particular purpose (for example, direct marketing), you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time (although if you do so, it does not mean that any processing of your personal data up to that point is unlawful).

  1. Right to make a complaint to the data protection authorities

You have the right to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) if you are unhappy with how we have handled your personal data or believe our processing of your personal data does not comply with data protection law.

For more information about your rights or if you would like to exercise any of your rights, please contact us using the email info@ridleyandcompany.com.  If you make a request, Ridley & Company has one month to respond to you.

Links to other websites

Our website contains hyperlinks to websites owned and operated by third parties. This Privacy Policy does not apply to those other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit, as they will govern the use of any personal data you provide when visiting those websites. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of such third-party websites and your use of such websites is at your own risk.

Changes to this policy

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time so you may wish to check it each time you provide personal data to us. We won’t alert you to minor changes, but if there are any major changes, we will let you know and where appropriate ask for your consent. Last updated 24 August 2021.