What information do we collect/use?
The type of information we need from you consists of:-
- Your Name
- Your Company or Business name (if applicable)
- Your email address and contact numbers
- Your demographic region/distance you are prepared to travel for work (based on a straight line from your postcode)
- Your address and post code
- A description of your Job (if applicable)
What we do with the information we collect
The reason we gather the above information is to enable us to provide you with the best possible service, accurate information is the cornerstone of being able to achieve our goal in sourcing you a rated tradesmen or generating your business more customers. We have to maintain records of our business and may from time to time use specific feedback from yourself to improve our website or business model. We will not sell or pass your information to third parties for the purposes of sales. The only time we may have to share your specific information would be if we had been legally obliged to provide this information due to it being requested by a legal body such as the police or fraud office.
We take pride in ensuring your information is secure and therefore to prevent any unauthorised access to your data we have in place adequate physical, managerial and electronic procedures to keep your information safe and secure. Your account password is fully encrypted meaning even we do not have access to it. This ensures maximum security and should you forget your password you will be provided with a randomly generated password from which you will need to then reselect a password of your choice.
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Data Protection Act
Under the Data Protection Act 1998 you can request for copies of any information we hold on you. A small fee is applicable to this to cover the administration costs involved. If you would like a copy of the information held please email us at email@example.com with the title Copy of Information Request.
If you think any information we have may be incorrect please notify us or change this in the Account area.