Unless you inform us otherwise, when you use this website you are consenting to Direct Window CO collecting, using and transferring the information provided by you in accordance with this policy.
What information might Direct Window CO collect?
General: The way in which any visitor to the website uses it will be recorded (see the “Cookies” section).
Personal: When you visit, telephone us or submit a quote request on the website, you may be asked to provide some personal details. For example, if you are asking for a quote we will need some details so that we can contact you, (This will include, Name, Address, Post Code, Telephone and e-mail address)
How will Direct Window CO use your information
The information you provide will enable us to contact you either by telephone or e-mail to tend to your enquiry in the most efficient manner. Either to book your home visit, or to collect more information from you to direct your enquiry to the relevant department.
Without your personal data we cannot provide you with a quotation, propose your finance application or register your installation in the correct manner. However, we can advise you about our products and services without your personal data.
Once you have placed an order with us, your personal data is vital for us to be able to complete your contract and associated registrations which are set out in our GDPR disclaimer found on our website.
You have a number of rights in relation to your personal information.
- The right to confirm if we are using data about you and to access details about what we are using and how;
- The right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioners Office;
- The right to request we rectify any inaccurate data corrected or to have data which is incomplete for the purpose we hold it completed;
- The right to be forgotten. Which is the right to ask us to delete information about you and if it is appropriate to do so we will do so;
- The right to restrict what we do with data in specific circumstances, including where the accuracy of the data is contested, processing is unlawful but you do not want us to erase the data or if we only need the data to meet legal requirements;
- The right to receive the data we hold about you in a format you can use to transfer the data electronically elsewhere.
You are also able to withdraw any consent you have provided for use to use your data at any time. This is opting out and the process is set out below.
Disclosing your information
The information used by us to provide you with a quotation will be held by us for a period of 12 months, this is a requirement to enable us to provide quotations, if you do not wish to share your data, Direct Window Co may not be able to provide you with a quotation.
Once an order is placed we are then contractually obliged to collect your personal data, this will only be used to provide essential documentation, and/or complete finance applications and will retained on files for the lifetime of the guarantees which does not exceed 10 years’.
Your data will only be used for the purposes set out in this policy. We do not share your details with third parties. However, we reserve the right to share your details in the event the company to merge or be taken over.
We will exchange your details with third parties to comply with legal obligations, to enforce our terms and conditions of business and for the purposes of fraud prevention and credit risk management. Full details can be found in our GDPR disclaimer on the website.
Cookies are not harmful to your computer and will expire in due course. If you wish to delete them this can easily be done in your computer and browser settings.
If you need further information about cookies, please visit: http://www.aboutcookies.org
What to do if we have something wrong
If you feel we have personal data about you which is inaccurate/unnecessary or if you wish for us to delete your personal information completely, please let us know, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org (only applicable to none contractually obligated data)
We use security systems within our business to ensure that your data is kept safe. We do not transfer any data internationally, all data stored electronically is backed up on our own UK based server.