Privacy Policy

Issue 1 – September 2020

1.     Introduction

1.1    Lantern Engineering Ltd are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors, service users,           individual customers, and customer personnel.

1.2    This policy applies where we are acting as a data controller with respect to the personal data of such                 persons; in other words, where we determine the purposes and means of the processing of that                         personal data.

1.3    We use cookies on our website. Insofar as those cookies are not strictly necessary for the provision

         of our website and services, we will ask you to consent to our use of cookies when you first visit our                     website.

1.4    In this policy, "we", "us" and "our" refer to Lantern Engineering Ltd. For more information about us,

         see Section 15.

2.     Credit

2.1    This document was created using a template from Docular

         (https://seqlegal.com/free-legal-documents/privacy-policy).

3.     The personal data that we collect

3.1    In this Section 3 we have set out the general categories of personal data that we process and, in

         the case of personal data that we did not obtain directly from you, information about the source

         and specific categories of that data.

3.2    We may process data enabling us to get in touch with you ("contact data"). The contact data may                       include your name, email address, telephone number, postal address, and/or social media account                     identifiers. The source of the contact data is you and/or your employer.

3.3    We may process your website user account data ("account data"). The account data may include your               account identifier, name, email address, business name, account creation and modification dates,                       website settings and marketing preferences. The primary source of the account data is you and/or your             employer, although some elements of the account data may be generated by our website. If you log                 into our website using a social media account, we will obtain elements of the account data from the                   relevant social media account provider.

3.4    We may process information relating to transactions, including purchases of goods and/or services,

         that you enter into with us and/or through our website ("transaction data").  The transaction data may               include your name, your contact details, your payment card details (or other payment details) and the               transaction details. The source of the transaction data is you, your employer and/or our payment

         services provider.

3.5    We may process information contained in or relating to any communication that you send to us or that              we send to you ("communication data"). The communication data may include the communication                    content and metadata associated with the communication. Our website will generate the metadata                    associated with communications made using the website contact forms. The source of the                                  communication data is you, and/or your employer.

3.6    We may process data about your use of our website and services ("usage data"). The usage data may               include your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral                   source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths, as well as information about the timing,           frequency and pattern of your service use. The source of the usage data is our analytics tracking system.

4.     Purposes of processing and legal bases

4.1    In this Section 4, we have set out the purposes for which we may process personal data and the legal                 bases of the processing.

4.2    Operations - We may process your personal data for the purposes of operating our website, the                         processing and fulfilment of orders, providing our services, supplying our goods, generating invoices,               bills and other payment-related documentation, and credit control. The legal basis for this processing is           our legitimate interests, namely the performance of a contract between you and us and/or taking steps,             at your request, to enter into such a contract.

4.3    Publications - We may process account data for the purposes of publishing such data on our website                 and elsewhere through our services in accordance with your express instructions. The legal basis for this           processing is our legitimate interests, namely the performance of a contract between you and us and/or           taking steps, at your request, to enter into such a contract.

4.4    Relationships and communications - We may process contact data, account data, transaction data                     and/or communication data for the purposes of managing our relationships, communicating with you               (excluding communicating for the purposes of direct marketing) by email, SMS, post, fax and/or                         telephone, providing support services and complaint handling. The legal basis for this processing is our           legitimate interests, namely communications with our website visitors, service users, individual                             customers and customer personnel, the maintenance of relationships, and the proper administration of             our website, services, and business.

4.5    Direct marketing - We may process contact data, account data and/or transaction data for the purposes           of creating, targeting and sending direct marketing communications by email, SMS, post and/or fax and           making contact by telephone for marketing-related purposes. The legal basis for this processing is our               legitimate interests, namely promoting our business and communicating marketing messages and offers           to our website visitors and service users.

 

4.6    Research and analysis - We may process usage data and/or transaction data for the purposes of                         researching and analysing the use of our website and services, as well as researching and analysing                     other interactions with our business. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests,                       namely monitoring, supporting, improving, and securing our website, services, and business generally.

4.7    Record keeping - We may process your personal data for the purposes of creating and maintaining our             databases, back-up copies of our databases and our business records generally. The legal basis for this             processing is our legitimate interests, namely ensuring that we have access to all the information we                   need to run our business properly and efficiently in accordance with this policy.

4.8    Security - We may process your personal data for the purposes of security and the prevention of fraud               and other criminal activity. The legal basis of this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the                     protection of our website, services and business, and the protection of others.

4.9    Insurance and risk management - We may process your personal data where necessary for the purposes           of obtaining or maintaining insurance coverage, managing risks, and/or obtaining professional advice.               The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the proper protection of our                       business against risks.

4.10  Legal claims - We may process your personal data where necessary for the establishment, exercise or                 defence of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure.             The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the protection and assertion of our           legal rights, your legal rights, and the legal rights of others.

4.11  Legal compliance and vital interests - We may also process your personal data where such processing is           necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject or in order to protect your vital           interests or the vital interests of another natural person.

5.     Providing your personal data to others

5.1    We may disclose your personal data to our insurers and/or professional advisers insofar as reasonably               necessary for the purposes of obtaining or maintaining insurance coverage, managing risks, obtaining               professional advice.

5.2    Your personal data held in our website database will be stored on the servers of our hosting services                 providers www.wix.com.

 

5.3    In addition to the specific disclosures of personal data set out in this Section 5, we may disclose your                 personal data where such disclosure is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are             subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person. We may           also disclose your personal data where such disclosure is necessary for the establishment, exercise, or               defence of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure.

6.     International transfers of your personal data

6.1    In this Section 6, we provide information about the circumstances in which your personal data may be               transferred to countries outside the United Kingdom and the European Economic Area (EEA).

6.2    The hosting facilities for our website are situated in the United States of America, Ireland, Japan, and                 Israel. Hosting may be in other jurisdictions as necessary for the proper delivery of the Services we                     receive and/or as may be required by law. The competent data protection authorities have made an                   "adequacy decision" with respect to the data protection laws of each of these countries. Transfers to                 each of these countries will be protected by appropriate safeguards, namely the use of standard data               protection clauses adopted or approved by the competent data protection authorities.  Our web host               participates in, and has certified its compliance with, the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and the                   Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework. To learn more about the Privacy Shield Framework, visit the U.S.                 Department of Commerce’s Privacy Shield List, here.

7.     Retaining and deleting personal data

7.1    This Section 7 sets out our data retention policies and procedures, which are designed to help ensure               that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal data.

7.2    Personal data that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary           for that purpose or those purposes.

7.3    We will retain your personal data as follows:

  • contact data will be retained for a minimum period of 3 years following the date of the most recent  contact between you and us, and for a maximum period of 5 years following that date,

  • account data will be retained for a minimum period of 6 years following the date of closure of the        relevant account, and for a maximum period of 10 years following that date,

  • transaction data will be retained for a minimum period of 6 years following the date of the                    transaction, and for a maximum period of 10 years following that date,

  • communication data will be retained for a minimum period of 6 years following the date of the          communication in question, and for a maximum period of 10 years following that date,

  • usage data will be retained for 2 years following the date of collection, and for a maximum period    of 5 years following that date,

7.4    Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 7, we may retain your personal data where such                 retention is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to                     protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.

8.     Your rights

8.1    In this Section 8, we have listed the rights that you have under data protection law.

8.2    Your principal rights under data protection law are:

  • the right to access - you can ask for copies of your personal data,

  • the right to rectification - you can ask us to rectify inaccurate personal data and to complete              incomplete personal data,

  • the right to erasure - you can ask us to erase your personal data,

  • the right to restrict processing - you can ask us to restrict the processing of your personal data,

  • the right to object to processing - you can object to the processing of your personal data,

  • the right to data portability - you can ask that we transfer your personal data to another                      organisation or to you,

  • the right to complain to a supervisory authority - you can complain about our processing of your          personal data; and

  • the right to withdraw consent - to the extent that the legal basis of our processing of your personal  data is consent, you can withdraw that consent.

8.3    These rights are subject to certain limitations and exceptions. You can learn more about the rights of                 data subjects by visiting https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-data-protection/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/individual-rights/.

8.4    You may exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal data by written notice to us, using the                 contact details in Section 15.

9.     About cookies

9.1    A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a           web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the                 browser requests a page from the server.

9.2    Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a           web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry               date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web                     browser is closed.

9.3    Cookies may not contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal data that we                   store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

10.   Cookies that we use

10.1  We use cookies for the following purposes:

  • authentication and status - we use cookies to identify you when you visit our website and as you          navigate our website, and to help us determine if you are logged into our website,

  • shopping cart - we use cookies to maintain the state of your shopping cart as you navigate our          website,

  • personalisation - we use cookies to store information about your preferences and to personalise our website for you,

  • security - we use cookies as an element of the security measures used to protect user accounts,        including preventing fraudulent use of login credentials, and to protect our website and services      generally,

  • analysis - we use cookies to help us to analyse the use and performance of our website and services,  and

  • cookie consent - we use cookies to store your preferences in relation to the use of cookies more          generally.

11.   Cookies used by our service providers

11.1  Our service providers use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our           website.

11.2  We use Google Analytics. Google Analytics gathers information about the use of our website by means             of cookies. The information gathered is used to create reports about the use of our website. You can                 find out more about Google's use of information by                                                                                                   visiting https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/ and you can review Google's privacy policy             at https://policies.google.com/privacy.

12.   Managing cookies

12.1  Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so               vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date                             information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

12.2  Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

12.3  If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.

13.   Amendments

13.1  We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.

13.2  You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.

13.3  We may notify you of significant changes to this policy by email.

14.   Links to other websites

14.1  Our website may contain links to other websites run by other organisations. This privacy policy applies               only to our website‚ so we encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.

         We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites even if you access them               using links from our website.

         In addition, if you linked to our website from a third party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy             policies and practices of the owners and operators of that third party site and recommend that you                     check the policy of that third party site.

15.   Our details

15.1  This website is owned and operated by Lantern Engineering Ltd.

15.2  We are registered in England and Wales under registration number 01985790, and our registered office             is at Unit 4, Globe Court, Coalpit Road, Denaby Main, Doncaster, DN12 4LH.

15.3  Our principal place of business is at Unit 4, Globe Court, Coalpit Road, Denaby Main, Doncaster,                       DN12 4LH.

15.4  You can contact us:

  • by post, to the postal address given above,

  • using our website contact form,

  • by telephone, on 01709 861008 or

  • by email to info@lantern.co.uk.

 

16. Review of this policy

We review this policy on a regular basis.

This policy was last updated 15/09/2020.

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