Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

By accessing and using this website you are agreeing to the following terms and conditions which apply to the access and use:

Access
You may access this website for your own use. You may not exploit any part of this website, or any information or documentation contained on it commercially.
By using this website you consent to the processing and collection of any personal data that you provide in the manner described.

Copyright
All of the materials on this website are, unless otherwise stated, subject to copyright of Drive System Design Ltd (DSD).

Our Liability
We shall not be liable in respect of the content or use of any materials displayed or downloaded from our site. We shall not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

To the extent permitted by law we expressly exclude all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.

Viruses
You must not misuse our site by introducing viruses or other malicious material or attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site or any server. We will not be held liable for any loss or damage caused by such virus or malicious material infecting and equipment or computer programmes.

Cookies
By using our website you agree to our use of cookies on your device. Cookies enable us to track users on our website but isn’t able to identify you personally. You are able to block or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your computer browser and will still be able to use our website.

Privacy Policy
This Privacy Policy sets out how DSD will process your personal and sensitive data that you may provide us or we may collect from you when you visit our website and or engage our consultancy services. Please read the following policy carefully.

DSD is defined as a Data Controller under the Data Protection Act 1998 and is registered with the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) under number ZA256582. DSD only collects or uses personal information for those purposes indicated in our notification with the Information Commissioners Office.

The Information we collect includes but is not limited to:
1. Name, address, contact details and proof of identity
2. Correspondence with you and any information you have provided to us.
3. Information regarding your personal circumstances
4. Information regarding living individuals, customers, suppliers, employees

We process sensitive data such as, racial or ethnic origin, trade union membership; physical or mental health condition and any offences alleged to or have been committed.

Your Information
We may gain information about you from your use of this website. Information that you have provided to us, such as personal data, contact details or information contained in an application form, or information we gather through monitoring of visits to this website.

Information gathered through website monitoring will not generally identify individual visitors to our website and is mainly statistical in nature. It may be used to improve the website and to identify areas that are of most interest to visitors.

Where visitors are identified they can be either individuals in their own right and or organisations that already have relationships with us, and the information we gain will be used in developing those relationships and improving the services we provide.

The information obtained will only be retained and utilised in accordance with all applicable laws, in particular the Data Protection Act 1998. DSD will maintain and protect the confidentiality of your information and DSD is the sole owner of the data collected and will not transfer, trade, sell or share your data.

We will only use personal data supplied for the purposes set out in this policy, the personal data will be used for our technical, customer administration as well as to deliver consultancy services. We may use the data if we are required to by law and for legitimate grounds as a Data Controller.

We will regularly review the personal information we hold about you and change or delete information when the law or the Information Commissioner requests such changes.

Events/Conferences
Registration forms may need to be completed in order for you to attend or show interest in attending an event and this information will be used for DSD to contact you. You may be taken to third party websites to register and or make a payment for attending an event. We cannot be responsible for third party websites and recommend you read their privacy statements.

E-bulletins/Newsletters
DSD will only provide you with e-bulletins and newsletters that you have positively consented to receive. By you complying subscription forms or utilising a tick box application or you have contacted a DSD employee directly requesting such information. If you would like to unsubscribe to receiving updates please email info@drivesystemdesign.com

Prospective Customers/Employees
DSD assumes unless we are notified to the contrary that the information you provide to us does not carry confidential obligations that are owed to a third party or that the information provided is not in breach of any confidential obligation owed to a third party.

Third Parties
Our website may contain links to third party websites. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of any external websites that are linked from our sites.

IP Addresses
DSD uses IP addresses to gather broad demographic data, track visitors and website movements but does not link the IP addresses with any personal identifiable information.

Employment Application
By supplying us with your CV you consent to the processing of your personal data regarding that application and to monitor recruitment practices as an equal opportunities employer. We will not take up references without your prior permission. We will not share or disclose your information unless you have given us your consent or we are required by law. We may be required to carry out a Disclosure and Barring Services check, other vetting and right to work in United Kingdom checks.

Legal Obligations
When required to do so by law we will share relevant information for the prevention and detection of crime and the apprehension of offenders, for the collection of taxes owed and when required to do so due to legal proceedings.

Contractors and Suppliers
If we need to share your information for legitimate business purposes, we will ensure that our contractors and suppliers meet the standards required under the Data Protection Act 1998.

Security
We store personal information both electronically and in paper form. We have security policies and processes in place to protect the information we hold from unauthorised access or improper use. We hold and process personal data inside and outside the EEA and in doing so will ensure the security of that information.

We will never share or sell your contact information with telesales or marketing companies.

Making a Request Under the Data Protection Act 1998
To make a subject access request regarding the information we hold about you, you must make the request in writing with proof of your identity, along with the fee of £10 to:
Company Secretary, Drive System Design Limited, Unit B, Berrington Road, Leamington Spa, CV31 1NB