UK WORKSAFE

Effective Date: 10th January 2024

Who We Are

Our website address is: https://ukworksafe.co.uk.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, as well as the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to aid in spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also known as a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to determine if you are using it. The Gravatar service Privacy Policy is available here. Once your comment is approved, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Visitors can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site, you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. These cookies last for one year and are for your convenience so you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment.

If you visit our login page, a temporary cookie is set to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. Login cookies are removed if you log out.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie is saved in your browser. This cookie, which includes no personal data, simply indicates the post ID of the article you edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded Content from Other Websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g., videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves exactly as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content.

Who We Share Your Data With

If you request a password reset, your IP address is included in the reset email.

How Long We Retain Your Data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically.

For users who register on our website, we store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What Rights You Have Over Your Data

If you have an account or have left comments, you can request an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This excludes data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where Your Data Is Sent

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

During the Checkout Process on Our Store

We collect information about you during the checkout process on our store.

What We Collect and Store

While you visit our site, we’ll track:

We also use cookies to keep track of basket contents while you’re browsing our site.

When you purchase from us, we’ll ask for information including your name, billing address, shipping address, email address, phone number, credit card/payment details, and optional account information like username and password. We use this information to:

If you create an account, we store your name, address, email, and phone number, which will be used to populate the checkout for future orders.

We generally store information about you as long as we need it for the purposes for which we collect and use it, and not beyond any legal obligation to keep it. For example, we store order information for XXX years for tax and accounting purposes. This includes your name, email address, and billing and shipping addresses.

We also store comments or reviews, if you choose to leave them.

Who on Our Team Has Access

Members of our team can access the information you provide us. Both Administrators and Shop Managers can access order information and customer information to fulfill orders, process refunds, and support you.

What We Share with Others

We share information with third parties who help us provide our orders and store services to you, for example:

Payments

Mailchimp for WooCommerce

While shopping on our site, we use Mailchimp for WooCommerce to maintain a record of your email and the basket contents for up to 30 days. This service is designed to repopulate your basket contents if you switch devices or return later. For more details, please read our privacy policy available here.