Privacy Policy

Who are we?

Warwick Bowden and Sons Ltd Trading as bowden1898.com is a limited company registered in England & Wales, registered number 02435287 . B. Bowden is the Director and owner of the company.

We take your privacy seriously. This policy sets out what information we collect about you when you visit our website and/or use our services, and how we handle your information to ensure we protect your rights.

Warwick Bowden and Sons Ltd Trading (referred to as “Bowden1898”, “we”, “our” or “us” in this privacy policy) respect the privacy rights of its online visitors/customers (referred to as “you”, “your”, or “yours”) and recognise the importance of protecting the information collected about them. We will only ever use the information that we collect about you lawfully and in your best interests.

Bowden1898 is committed to the protection of any personal information you share with us. This statement describes what types of personal data we collect from you, how it is used, how we share it with others, how you can manage the information we hold and how you can contact us should you have any questions.



The information within this policy is subject to change, so you may wish to revisit this page occasionally to ensure you are still happy to share your information with us. Where possible, we will also contact you directly to notify you of these changes. Our Privacy Policy will always be available on our website, providing transparent and clear information regarding how we process your personal data.

The following information is provided by us to enable our online visitors and customers to be fully informed and assured that our company privacy policies are in line with all laws governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Great Britain. By visiting www.bowden1898.com, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.


This version of our Privacy Policy applies from 01 August 2020.

 

What types of data do we hold and what do we use it for?

Personal data can take many forms. The personal data we collect is made up from the information you give us during your use of our website, the provision of services to our clients (and prospective clients) and during our communication with you, as well as managing the day-to-day operations of our business.

We hold basic personal data (name, title, company, address, phone and email) so we can respond to an enquiry about our services, scope and deliver our services, gather feedback on our services from clients, keep accurate client records, maintain relationships with clients (and prospective clients) and conduct the day-to-day operations of our business ie. processing client invoices. Occasionally we share insights with clients (and prospective clients) to promote our ideas and expertise.

In order to deliver our services, clients may provide documents to Bowden1898.com which contain personal data. These documents are stored securely and are only used and retained for the specific need. They are destroyed securely in line with our internal data destruction procedures.

We monitor the number of visits to the pages of our website. This allows us to understand whether our website is providing helpful information to prospective clients. The analytics do not identify an individual.

We do not purchase or obtain any supplemental personal information about you from any third parties. We do not obtain, store or process special category personal data.

We will periodically check the personal data we store, to ensure is accurate and up-to-date.

 

What is the legal basis for processing your data?

We will only process your data where we have a lawful basis for doing so. This will be one of the following (a) the processing necessary for the performance of a contract ie to scope and deliver the services we have contracted to deliver to our clients, as well as the steps needed before entering into a contract (b) the processing necessary to ensure we are compliant with our legal obligations (c) the processing necessary to fulfil our legitimate interests ie day-to-day management of our business.

 

How long do we keep your data?

We only retain your personal data for so long as is identified in our internal document retention procedures, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.

 

Who do we share your data with?

Bowden1898 will not disclose your personal information to a third party without first receiving your permission, or unless we are instructed to do so by a recognised legal authority or to satisfy a legal obligation.

 

Security of our Website

Warwick Bowden and Sons takes all reasonable steps to protect your personal data from unauthorised access, loss, misuse alteration or corruption. However, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online. By using the Bowden1898 website, you accept the security implications of dealing online and will not hold Warwick Bowden and Sons Ltd responsible for any breach of security.

 

Cookies

Like most other professional websites, the Bowden1898 website uses Cookies, which are small files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. Generally Cookies identify you through your IP address and do not collect information about your identity.

 

Disabling Cookies

You can manage Cookies by changing your browser settings to block or delete Cookies (www.allaboutcookies.org). Disabling Cookies can affect the functionality of this and other websites you visit. Disabling Cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not disable Cookies.

 

The Cookies we set

We use Cookies that are necessary for the website to function. They are only set in response to actions made by you ie. completing our contact form.

 

Third Party Cookies

Our site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies track how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page. The Google Analytics software will not store, save or collect personal information.

Our site processes payment through Sage Pay a commonly used global payments company. If you wish to know more about there data protection policy it can be found by looking on their website.

 

What are your rights?

You may (a) request access to a copy of your personal data (b) ask us to rectify inaccurate information held about you (c) ask us to delete the personal data we hold about you (d) ask us to provide you with the personal data we hold about you (e) ask us to send such personal data to another data controller. You may also object to us processing of your personal data. You may withdraw your consent at any time. Please contact us to exercise any of your individual rights.

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner. Information can be found at www.ICO.org.uk

 

How can you manage the information we hold about you?


You have the right as an individual to access any personal information we hold about you and make corrections if necessary. You also have the right to withdraw any consent you have previously given us and, in certain circumstances, ask us to erase information we hold about you. You can also object to us using your personal information (where we rely on our business interests to process and use your personal information).

You have a number of rights in relation to your personal information under data protection law. In relation to most rights, we will ask you for information to confirm your identity and, where applicable, to help us search for your personal information. We will respond to you within a month after we have received any request (including any identification documents requested).

You have the right to;

  • Ask for a copy of the information that we hold about you
  • Correct and update your information
  • Withdraw your consent (where we rely on it)
  • Object to our use of your information (where we rely on our legitimate interests to use your personal information) provided we do not have any lawful reason to continue to use and process the information. When we do rely on our legitimate interests to use your personal information for direct marketing, we will always comply with your right to object
  • Erase your information (or restrict the use of it), provided we do not have any lawful reason to continue to use and process that information
  • Provide you your information in a structured data file, where we rely on your consent to use and process your personal information or need to process it in connection with your purchase


You can exercise your rights and/or manage your information by contacting us using the details below:

Warwick Bowden and Sons Ltd Trading
59 & 59A WEST STREET,
HORSHAM,
WEST SUSSEX,
RH12 1PN
Telephone: 01403254078
Email: info@bowden1898.com


You have the right to lodge a complaint with a data protection regulator in Europe, in particular in a country you work or live, or where your legal rights have been infringed. The contact details for the Information Commissioner’s Office, the data protection regulator in the UK, are below:

Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House,
Water Lane,
Wilmslow,
Cheshire,
SK9 5AF
Email: casework@ico.org.uk
Phone: 0303 123 1113

 

PRINCIPLES

  • We have conducted a review of the personal data we obtain, store and process in order to deliver our services to clients and manage the day-to-day activities of the business
  • We do not obtain, store or process special category personal data
  • We understand that where processing personal data is based on “necessity”, then consent is not required (ie. performance of a contract, compliance with a legal obligation or due to a legitimate interest)
  • We obtain consent in order to share insights, promote our services and conduct the day-to-day operations of the business. We acknowledge that consent needs to be informed, explicit, freely given and unambiguous
  • In the event a data subject wishes to exercise their rights to withdraw consent, erase or amend the information we hold, we will do so in accordance with the Warwick Bowden and Sons Data Protection Policy
  • Consent can be withdrawn at any time

 

CONSENT

  • If we obtain and use personal data from a third-party source to contact clients & prospective clients (ie LinkedIn, Websites etc), we tell the data subject the following information in our first communication with them: the source, purpose for processing, how the information is stored, and how long it will be stored. We will provide the opportunity to opt-in to remain on our database.
  • We use the following template to obtain consent to share insights with clients/potential clients

 

As a valued contact of Warwick Bowden and Sons Ltd we like to share insights and details of our services with you. We’d really like to keep doing this.

As many of you will be aware, the new GDPR regulations come into force on 25 May 2018. This means we need your permission to keep your details in our database in order to continue to share insights, promote our services to you, and conduct the day-to-day operations of our business ie. to administer your invoices. We do not pass your details onto other companies. If you continue to use our web site we will take this that you agree to us holding the necessary data to offer you our services .

If you do not want to consent to us contacting you for this purpose and no longer wish to use our services please contact us and we will erase your data from our database.