Date last modified: 16th July 2018
Welcome to Turf Online, located at http://www.turfonline.co.uk (‘Site’), which is owned and operated by Harrowden Turf Limited (‘we’, ‘the Company’, ‘our’ or ’us’, as applicable). We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy (together with the Terms, and any other documents we refer to in this policy or Terms) contains the terms that set out how we will use your personal information and with whom it will be shared. Please read the following carefully.
1. Who are we?
1.1. Harrowden Turf Limited (Company Number 09297147) is the data controller in relation to the processing activities described below. This means that Harrowden Turf Limited decides why and how your personal information is processed
2. How do we collect your personal information?
Personal information you give to us
2.1. You provide us with the following information:
2.1.1. Information that you submit online via our Site;
2.1.2. any correspondence you send to us; and
2.1.3. the information you provide during any phone calls between you and us; and
The personal information we collect about you
2.2. We may automatically collect the following information:
2.2.1. Details of your visit to the Site and the resources you access (which may include, amongst other things, traffic data and communication data);
2.2.2. details of your use of the Site, including your email address, IP address, operating system, location and browser type;
2.2.3. non-personal aggregated statistics data about visitors to the Site and sales and traffic patterns. For the avoidance of doubt, we do not use this information to build profiles on individual users; and
2.2.4. details of transactions you carry out or orders you place through the Site.
Personal information we may receive from other sources
2.3. We may receive information about you and/or your use of the Site from the following third parties:
2.3.1. Our websites use Google technologies for the purposes of tracking how our websites are used, how people find our websites, and for marketing. You can find more information on how this data is used and collected, as well as how you can control the information about you sent to Google by visiting http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners.
2.4. We are aware that your information may be confidential, and we will protect the confidentiality of your information in accordance with our normal procedures and legal requirements.
3. What type of personal information do we process about you?
3.1. We may process a range of personal information about you. To make it easier to understand the information that we use about you, we have divided this information into categories in the table below and provided a short explanation of the type of information each category covers.
3.2. We may process the following types of personal information about you:
Information included is included in this category
Your activities, actions and behaviours on our Site
Information which can be used to address, send or otherwise communicate a message or products to you
Information which contains or reveals the location of your electronic device
Information used to send/receive funds to/from you or that appears on your bills
Information relating to the occurrence, investigation or prevention of fraud
Information relating to legal claims made by you or against you or the claims process
Your payment card details
Information relating to the sale of products or services to you or their repair or return
The information contained in any correspondence between you and us
3.3. Any personal information you provide to us is on a voluntary basis, however:
3.3.1. we will not be able to process any orders you place or fulfil other business obligations if you do not provide details which may be necessary to enter into a contract with you (such as contact details).
4. How will we use your information?
Where we have a CONTRACT
4.1. We will use the personal data you provide to us to fulfil our contractual obligations arising from any orders you have placed with us. We may also process the data when taking steps prior but relevant to entering into a contract, for example providing a quote.
Where you have provided CONSENT
4.2. We may use and process your personal information where you have consented for us to do so for the following purposes:
4.2.1. to provide you with information, products or services that you request from us, or which we feel may interest you (provided of course that you agree);
4.2.2. to contact you via email with information about products and services which are similar to those we previously provided to you;
4.3. You may withdraw your consent for us to use your information in any of these ways at any time. Please see Withdrawing your consent for further details.
Where there is a LEGITIMATE INTEREST
4.4. We may use and process your personal information where it is necessary for us to pursue our legitimate interests as a business for the following purposes:
4.4.1. to ensure that the Site’s content is presented as effectively as possible for you;
4.4.2. for our internal purposes, such as quality control and account administration;
4.4.3. inviting you to review products you purchase from us;
4.4.4. making it easier for you to place orders or request services from us in the future;
4.4.5. network and information security in order for us to take steps to protect your information against loss or damage, theft or unauthorised access;
4.4.6. to notify you about changes to our services or any agreements we may have with you;
4.4.7. marketing activities (other than where we rely on your consent to contact you by email or text with information about our products and services or share your details with third parties to do the same);
4.4.8. to create reports to assist with future marketing, budgeting or price setting;
4.4.9. prevention of fraud and other criminal activities;
4.4.10. to verify the accuracy of data that we hold about you and create a better understanding of you as a customer;
4.4.11. to comply with a request from you in connection with the exercise of your rights (for example where you have asked us not to contact you for marketing purposes, we will keep a record of this on our suppression lists in order to be able to comply with your request);
4.4.12. to enable you to participate in the features of the Site, when you choose to do so; and
4.4.13. management of queries, complaints or claims.
5. With whom will we share your information
5.1. We may share your information with other companies within our group. They may use your personal information to provide you with information, products or services you request from us, or which we feel may interest you (provided of course that you agree) or in the fulfilment of other business obligations which we have with you.
5.2. The group companies with whom we may share information are set out at Schedule 1.
Our suppliers and service providers
5.3. We may disclose your information to our third-party service providers, agents, subcontractors and other organisations for the purposes of providing services to us or directly to you on our behalf in the fulfilment of our obligations arising from any contracts with you. Such third parties may include pallet couriers and haulage contractors, or other third parties who provide services to us.
5.4. Other third-party service providers not directly involved in the fulfilment of our obligations may have access to your data for the purposes of system and software maintenance and updates.
5.5. When we use third-party service providers, we only disclose to them or allow them to access any personal information that is necessary for them to provide their service and we have a contract in place that requires them to keep your information secure and not to use it other than in accordance with our specific instructions.
Credit/debit card payment processors
Other ways we may share your personal information
5.7. We may transfer your personal information to a third party as part of a sale of some or all of our business and assets to any third party or as part of any business restructuring or reorganisation. We may also transfer your personal information if we’re under a duty to disclose or share it in order to comply with any legal obligation, to detect or report a crime, to enforce or apply the terms of our contracts or to protect the rights, property or safety of our employees, suppliers and customers.
5.8. However, we will always take steps with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected.
5.9. We may share non-personal aggregated statistics data about order volumes or patterns with third-parties.
6. Where do we store your personal information?
6.1. The information we hold about you is stored in both digital and physical records.
6.2. All information you provide to us is stored on secure servers which are located within the European Economic Area.
6.3. If at any time we transfer your personal information to or store it in, countries located outside of the EEA (for example, if our hosting services provider changes) we will ensure that appropriate safeguards are in place for that transfer and storage as required by applicable law. This is because some countries outside of the EEA do not have adequate data protection laws equivalent to those in the EEA.
7. How long do we store your personal information for?
7.1. If we collect your personal information, the length of time we retain it is determined by a number of factors including the purpose for which we use that information and our obligations under other laws.
7.2. We do not retain personal information in an identifiable format for longer than is necessary.
7.3. Most personal data you provide to us is held for no longer than six years.
7.4. The only exceptions to this are where:
7.4.1. the law requires us to hold your personal information for a longer period, or delete it sooner;
7.4.2. you exercise your right to have the information erased (where it applies) and we do not need to hold it in connection with any of the reasons permitted or required under the law (see further Erasing your personal information or restricting its processing); and
7.4.3. in limited cases, the law permits us to keep your personal information indefinitely provided we put certain protections in place.
8. What are your rights in respect of your personal information?
8.1. You have a number of rights in relation to your personal information under data protection law. In relation to certain rights, we may ask you for information to confirm your identity and, where applicable, to help us to search for your personal information. Except in rare cases, we will respond to you within 30 days after we have received this information or, where no response is required after we have received your request.
Accessing your personal information:
8.2. You have the right to ask for a copy of the information that we hold about you by emailing or writing to us at the address at the end of this policy. We may not provide you with a copy of your personal information if this concerns other individuals or we have another lawful reason to withhold that information.
Correcting and updating your personal information:
8.3. The accuracy of your information is important to us and we are working on ways to make it easier for you to review and correct the information that we hold about you. In the meantime, if you change your name or address/email address, or you discover that any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, please let us know by contacting using the details described at the end of this policy.
Withdrawing your consent:
8.4. Where we rely on your consent as the legal basis for processing your personal information, as set out under How will we use your information? you may withdraw your consent at any time by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like to withdraw your consent to receive any direct marketing to which you previously opted-in, you can do so using our Unsubscribe tool. If you withdraw your consent, our use of your personal information before you withdraw is still lawful.
Objecting to our use of your personal information:
8.5. Where we rely on your legitimate business interests as the legal basis for processing your personal information for any purpose(s), as out under How will we use your information? you may object to us using your personal information for these purposes by emailing or writing to us at the address at the end of this policy. Except for the purposes for which we are sure we can continue to process your personal information, we will temporarily stop processing your personal information in line with your objection until we have investigated the matter. If we agree that your objection is justified in accordance with your rights under data protection laws, we will permanently stop using your data for those purposes. Otherwise, we will provide you with our justification as to why we need to continue using your data.
8.6. You may object to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes and we will automatically comply with your request. If you would like to do so, please use our Unsubscribe tool.
Erasing your personal information or restricting its processing:
8.7. In certain circumstances, you may ask for your personal information to be removed from our systems by emailing or writing to us at the address at the end of this policy. Provided we do not have any continuing lawful reason to continue processing or holding your personal information, we will make reasonable efforts to comply with your request.
8.8. You may also ask us to restrict processing your personal information where you believe it is unlawful for us to do so, you have objected to its use and our investigation is pending or you require us to keep it in connection with legal proceedings. We may only process your personal information whilst its processing is restricted if we have your consent or are legally permitted to do so, for example for storage purposes, to protect the rights of another individual or company or in connection with legal proceedings.
Transferring your personal information in a structured data file:
8.9. Where we rely on your consent as the legal basis for processing your personal information or need to process it in connection with your contract, as set out under How we use your personal information, in certain circumstances you may ask us to provide you with a copy of that information in a structured data file. We will provide this to you electronically in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable form, such as a CSV file.
8.10. You can ask us to send your personal information directly to another service provider, and we will do so if this is technically possible. We may not provide you with a copy of your personal information if this concerns other individuals or we have another lawful reason to withhold that information.
Complaining to the UK data protection regulator:
8.11. You have the right to complain to the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) if you are concerned about the way we have processed your personal information. Please visit the ICO’s website for further details.
10. How do we keep your information secure?
10.1. Most of your information is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology. Where any information is held about you in physical form, access to this information will be restricted to those employees of Harrowden Turf with a legitimate business reason for accessing that information.
10.2. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we will apply our normal procedures and comply with legal requirements to protect your information, we cannot guarantee the security of your information transmitted to us via electronic means and 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.
10.3. The Site may from time to time contain links to and from other websites. If you follow a link to any of those sites, please note that those sites ought to have their own privacy policies. Please check those privacy policies before you submit your information to those sites. Please also see our Terms for further provisions relating to other websites.
10.4. Where we have given (or you have chosen) a password which enables you to access an account, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.
11.1. We may collect your preferences to receive marketing information directly from us by email in the following ways:
11.1.1. if you register an account with us online, we will ask you if you would like to provide your consent to receive marking information directly from us; or
11.1.2. if you make a sales enquiry or place an order we may contact you with marketing information in the ways mentioned in the notices presented to you, except where you indicate you would prefer otherwise.
11.2. If you do not complete a purchase and have not indicated that you would prefer otherwise, we may send a reminder to you about your incomplete purchase.
11.3. From time to time, we may ask you to refresh your marketing preferences by asking you to confirm that you consent to continue receiving marketing information from us.
11.4. If you have previously consented to our use of your personal information to provide marketing to you in any of the ways mentioned above, you have the right to opt-out at any time. Please see Withdrawing your Consent and Objecting to our use of your personal information and automated decisions made about you above for further details on how you can do this.
13. How to contact us
13.2. The Site is owned by Harrowden Turf Limited, a company incorporated in England and Wales. The registered office address is Colpmans Farm, Islip, Kettering, Northants, NN14 3LT and our registered company number is 09297147.
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