Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

1.1     We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors and service users.

1.2     This policy applies where we are acting as a data controller with respect to the personal data of our website visitors and service users (including for the avoidance of doubt service users in an offline capacity); in other words, where we determine the purposes and means of the processing of that personal data. If you do not agree and accept to be bound by this privacy policy, then you should immediately discontinue your use of our website and/ or our services.

1.3     We will ask you to consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy when you first visit our website.

1.4     Our website incorporates privacy controls which affect how we will process your personal data. By using the privacy controls, you can specify whether you would like to receive direct marketing communications and limit the publication of your information.

1.5     In this policy, "we", "us" and "our" refer to Production Equipment Limited, trading as Quiptech. For more information about us, see Section 13.

2. Data Processors

In this Section 2 we have set out the specific third party organisations that may process data on our behalf:

2.1     PayPal - payment platform.

https://www.paypal.com/en/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full

2.2     Global Payments - payment platform.

https://www.globalpaymentsinc.com/en-gb/accept-payments/ecommerce/terms-and-conditions

2.3     Google - Analytics, Online Advertising and Behavioural Advertising i.e. search ads, re-marketing, etc.

https://www.google.com/policies/terms/
https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html
https://privacy.google.com/businesses/compliance/#

[2.4    Mailchimp - Email Marketing software.

ttps://mailchimp.com/legal/terms/]

Please note that the above processors may be updated by us from time to time.

3. How we use your personal data

3.1     In this Section 3 we have set out:

(a)      the general categories of personal data that we may process;

(c)     the purposes for which we may process personal data; and

(d)      the legal bases of the processing.

3.2     We may process data about your use of our website and your use of our 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. This usage data may be processed for the purposes of analysing the use of the website and services. The legal basis for this processing is monitoring and improving our website and services.

3.3     We may process your account data ("account data"). The account data may include your name and email address. The account data may be processed for the purposes of operating our website, providing our services, ensuring the security of our website and services, maintaining back-ups of our databases and communicating with you. The legal basis for the performance of a contract between you and us and/or taking steps, at your request, to enter into such a contract.

3.4     We may process your information included in your personal profile on our website ("profile data"). The profile data may include your name, address, telephone number, email address, profile pictures, gender, date of birth, relationship status, interests and hobbies, educational details and employment details. The profile data may be processed for the purposes of enabling and monitoring your use of our website and services. The profile data, particularly your email address or telephone number, may be used to contact you about offers or other promotional activities.

The legal basis for this processing is the performance of a contract between you and us and/or taking steps, at you request, to enter into such a contract.

3.5     We may process information contained in any enquiry you submit to us regarding goods and/or services ("enquiry data"). The enquiry data may be processed for the purposes of offering, marketing and selling relevant goods and/or services to you. The legal basis for this processing is consent and our legitimate interests.

3.6     We may process information relating to transactions, including purchases of goods and services, that you enter into with us and/or through our website ("transaction data"). The transaction data may include your contact details, your card details and the transaction details. The transaction data may be processed for the purpose of supplying the purchased goods and services and keeping proper records of those transactions. The legal basis for this processing is the performance of a contract between you and us and/or taking steps, at your request, to enter into such a contract.

3.7     We may process information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications and/or newsletters ("notification data"). The notification data may be processed for the purposes of sending you the relevant notifications and/or newsletters and/ or marketing material. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests.

3.8     We may process information contained in or relating to any communication that you send to us ("correspondence data"). The correspondence 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 correspondence data may be processed for the purposes of communicating with you and record-keeping. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the proper administration of our website and business and communications with users.

3.9     In addition to the specific purposes for which we may process your personal data set out in this Section 3, we may also process any of 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.

3.10   Please do not supply any other person's personal data to us, unless we prompt you to do so.

4. Providing your personal data to others

4.1     We may disclose your personal data to any member of our group of companies (this means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and all its subsidiaries) insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes, and on the legal bases, set out in this policy.

4.2     Financial transactions relating to our website and services are handled by our payment services providers, Global Payments and PayPal. We will share transaction data with our payment services providers only to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing your payments, refunding such payments and dealing with complaints and queries relating to such payments and refunds.

4.3     We may disclose your enquiry data to one or more of those selected third parties set out in section 2 above. Each such third party will act as a data controller in relation to the data that we supply to it; and upon contacting you, each such third party will supply to you a copy of its own privacy policy, which will govern that third party's use of your personal data.

4.4     In addition to the specific disclosures of personal data set out in this Section 4, we may disclose your personal data where such disclosure is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, for our legitimate interests or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.

5. International transfers of your personal data

5.1     In this Section 5, we provide information about the circumstances in which your personal data may be transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA).

5.2     We may use third party processors outside of the EEA and specifically in the United States of America and/ or Canada. The European Commission has 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 Europe