Brian Yeardley Continental – Website Privacy Policy

This privacy policy is for this website; www.brianyeardley.com and served by Brian Yeardley Continental Ltd, Strand House, Wakefield Road, Featherstone, WF7 5BP, and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it.  It explains how we comply with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), the DPA (Data Protection Act, and the PECR (Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations).

This website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience.  The website complies to all UK National laws and the requirements for users privacy.

This policy will explain areas of this website that may affect your privacy and personal details, how we process, collect, manage and store those details and how your rights under GDPR, DPA & PECR are adhered to.  Additionally it will explain the use of cookies or software, advertising or commercial sponsorship from third parties and the download of any documents, files or software made available to you (if any) on this website.

The DPA & GDPR May 2018:

We and this website comply to the DPA (Data Protection Act 1998) and already comply to the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) which comes into affect from May 2018.  We will update this policy accordingly after the completion of the UK’s exit from the European Union.

Use of Cookies:

This website uses cookies to better the user’s experience while visiting the website.  As required by legislation, where applicable this website uses a cookie control system, allowing the user to give explicit permission or to deny the use of / saving of cookies on their computer / device.

Website Visitor Tracking:

This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it.  This software is provided by Google Analytics which uses cookies to track visitor usage.  The software will save a cookie to your computer’s hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information.  You can read Google’s privacy policy here for further information (http://www.google.com/privacy.html.)

Downloads & Media Files:

Any downloadable documents, files or media made available on this website are provided to users at their own risk.  While all precautions have been undertaken to ensure only genuine downloads are available users are advised to verify their authenticity using third party anti-virus software or similar applications.

We accept no responsibility for third party downloads and downloads provided by external third party websites and advise users to verify their authenticity using third party anti-virus software or similar applications.

Contact and Communication with us:

Users contacting us through this website do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk.  Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use.

Where we have clearly stated and made you aware of the fact, and where you have given your express permission, we may use your details to send you services information through a mailing list system.  This is done in accordance with the regulations name in ‘The Policy’ above.

Email Mailing List & Marketing Messages:

We operate an email mailing list program, use to inform subscribers about services and or news we supply / publish.   Sub-scribers can unsubscribe at any time by emailing the sender back with UNSUBSCRIBE in the heading of the email.

External Website Links & Third Parties:

Although we only look to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website.

Shortened URL’s; URL shortening is a technique used on the web to shorten URL’s (Uniform Resource Locators) to something substantially shorter. This technique is especially used in social media.  Users should take caution before clicking on shortened URL links and verify their authenticity before proceeding.

We cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite our best efforts.  Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and we cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Social Media Policy & Usage:

We adopt a Social Media Policy to ensure our business and our staff conduct themselves accordingly on line.  While we may have official profiles on social media platforms users are advised to verify authenticity of such profiles before engaging with, or sharing information with such profiles.  We will never ask for user passwords or personal details on social media platforms.  Users are advised to conduct themselves appropriately when engaging with us on social media.

There may be instances where our website features social sharing buttons, which help share web content directly from web pages to respective social media platforms.  You use social sharing buttons at your own discretion and accept that doing so may publish content to your social media profile feed or page.