A&b METALS LTD
Our customers privacy is very important to us. To help protect your privacy. We are providing you with this notice, which explains how we handle information on our site. Also, the choices which you can make about how your information is collected and used.
It isn’t a requirement to give us your personal information, when visiting our site. If you decide to knowingly give us your information i.e. During an email (contact form). This is deemed as being a voluntary submission of personal details.
THE INFORMATION WHICH WE COLLECT:
You may have heard of “Cookies”, this type of technology is basically a tiny file which holds data. There are various types of “Cookies”. The type we use for example allows a registered visitor of our website www.abmetals.im return access to their profile information.
Your computer IP address which consists of a numerical address (all computers have one), is assigned by your internet service provider. Your IP address can therefore be used as part of data collected over the internet (traffic). However, this type of data isn’t used to identify your personal information, only your IP address.
The information which is automatically collected is information which, relates to types of devices used to access the internet. The specific browser used to access the internet. The operating system or platform used to access the internet.
Any information which we collect from you:
Is stored and maintained securely within a web server, in a secure and well protected environment.
The only time we would need to share your information is, if we need to share it to complete transactions such as, setting up hosting accounts etc. We do not share any of your information knowingly without first requesting your approval.
It is our intention to make every effort to protect your privacy and your personal information. However, there may be a time if we are required to do so by law (legal obligation) to do so. Such as, in the event of a necessary legal process, or a court proceeding.
All companies are required by law to have in place procedures to safeguard all data. With the intention of preventing unauthorized access to the data. Keep the data accurate and ensure the correct and proper use of the data collected. Using secure electronic, digital, and/or physical environments. The servers that store any such information are in a secure, and securely administered environment, with correct procedures in place.
Our contact form may ask for personal information such as, your address and/or your contact information. That information is protected by 128-bit encryption via SSL (Secure Sockets Layer), this put simply is a secure layer within which data is transmitted over the internet. It is known as SSL or Secure Socket Layer. When a website uses this type of information it can be noticed within the browser area and identified by (https:.) as opposed to (http:) which does not use SSL or secure socket layer. If you would like to find out any further information relating to the secure use of information, you can find out here at: https://ico.org.uk . If we hold any other personal and essential sensitive information about you. We will store it in a password encrypted secure database.
If we use any third-party products and/or services and advertise them on our website. These are external to our site, and these businesses would also have their own data protection policies in place, which should also be found easily on their websites. We do not have any liability or responsibility for the handling of any data which they may collect. However, if we did advertise a third-party product on our site, and they did not use proper data protection procedures, we would be interested to know. As we would like to interact with companies who follow current data protection guidelines only.
If you need to update, change, request, or delete any of the information about you. Such as, your email address or telephone number etc. We will provide you with a means to do so. You also have the right to request at any time, an account of all the information we may hold about you. This can be done simply by contacting us.
NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES
You can contact us at any time at all, in writing about any data protection concerns which you may have. Using the details below.
Via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Post at: Unit 16 Hills Meadow Industrial Estate Douglas, Isle of Man IM1 5EA
Our current address is: Unit 16 Hills Meadow Industrial Estate Douglas, Isle of Man IM1 5EA
COOKIES? WHAT ARE THEY?
Cookies are tiny text files, which are stored on a device or computer when you visit any website.
WHAT ELSE DO YOU USE?
WHAT IS THE BENEFIT?
Surfing the internet is easier. If you have visited a site before, you won’t have to re-enter details. Your previous visit will be recognised. Using ‘Cookies’ enables us to analyse how our website is being used. This can help us to improve things where necessary. They can also tell us from what type of device, our website is being viewed.
THIRD PARTY COOKIES.
THE TYPES OF COOKIES WHICH WE MAY USE.
The only cookies which we may use would be either necessary or functional. These types of cookies would assist us, if a customer for example was purchasing anything online from us.
Analytical cookies, as the name suggests are used to collect data. They tell us how our website is being used. They enable us to collect statistics. This enables us to make improvements where necessary.
THIRD PARTY SOCIAL MEDIA COOKIES.
These types of cookies are used by social media sites. Such as, Facebook etc. For example, when you watch a video on a social media channel, or if you hit the ‘Like’ button for Facebook.
They can identify what type of device you are viewing a website from and allow you to view it to suit the type of device.
If you have been on the website on a previous occasion, or have ‘logged’ in. They help to remember and identify you. So, you do not need to log in again.
If we use analytical cookies with third parties. They can assist us in gaining further insights. Such as, how often we are visited. This can assist us when deciding to make any improvements. The data which these types of cookies collect are the following:
THIRD PARTY SOCIAL MEDIA COOKIES.
Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/2539428?hl=en
HOW TO DELETE YOUR COOKIES.
If you are using Microsoft Edge, follow these instructions:
If you are using Chrome, follow these instructions:
If you are using Firefox, follow these instructions:
If you are using Safari, follow these instructions:
If you are using Internet Explorer, follow these instructions:
If any of the rules and regulations, surrounding the handling of customer data changes at any time. We will update our policies to reflect the changes.
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