Privacy and Cookies Policy
HAL Consulting of suite 1, 3rd Floor 11 - 12 St James's Square, London, United Kingdom, SW1Y 4LB takes the privacy of its clients, suppliers and employees seriously and is committed to protecting their personal information and preserving the privacy of all visitors to its website.
This Privacy Notice forms part of HAL Consulting’s obligation to be fair and transparent with all individuals whose personal and sensitive personal data it processes, whilst visiting the HAL Consulting website, and to provide details around how it processes such data.
What personal data do we process?
We process personal data of web visitors, each time they visit our website, and registered users to access any restricted content, including.
Technical information about your computer including its domain name, browser type and version, operating system and platform, IP address, cookie information and time zone setting.
Information about your visit including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from the Site (including date and time), what web pages you visited on the Site and how long you spend on each page, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks and mouse-overs), page response times, download errors, traffic data, location data, weblogs, methods used to browse away from the page and information on what website you visited before accessing the Site.
We also process the following kinds of personal data if you provide it to us via our website: –
- your name, job title, company, e-mail address and telephone number when completing an enquiry form.
- your name, job title, company, address, e-mail address and telephone number when completing a feedback form.
- your e-mail address when signing up for updates.
If at any time you wish us to stop contacting you, then simply e-mail us firstname.lastname@example.org
Why do we collect your data?
We will only store your data for a valid and lawful purpose, and we do not capture personal information without your knowledge or permission.
If you choose to provide us with your personal details at any time, this information will be held by us on a secure server in the UK. We agree to keep and process all your personal data in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018, the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003, the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and other applicable privacy laws.
Our legal basis for collecting the data
We may collect, store and use your personal information listed above for the following purposes:
- to respond to your queries and provide you with services that you request.
- where you have given us your consent, to contact you (including by SMS and e-mail) with products and services which we think may interest you.
- where you have provided us with an e-mail address, to send you updates on HAL Consulting Limited.
· where you have sent us your CV, regarding recruitment within the Company; and
- where you have given us your consent, to disclose your personal information to carefully chosen third parties so that they may contact you (including by SMS and email) with products and services which they think may interest you.
We may share your personal information with affiliated companies, as well as with our trusted partners to provide you with the best service.
We will not disclose, sell or rent your personal information to any other third party unless you have consented to this. If you do consent but later change your mind, you may contact us, and we will cease any such activity.
We will not keep your data for longer than is lawfully required and such data will be maintained in accordance with our internal retention procedures which are determined in accordance with regulatory obligations and good practice.
This website operates an email newsletter program, used to inform subscribers about products and services supplied by HAL Consulting.
Users can subscribe through an online automated process should they wish to do so but do so at their own discretion. Some subscriptions may be manually processed through prior written agreements with the user.
All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely and in accordance with the GDPR.
Email marketing campaigns published by this website or HAL Consulting may contain tracking facilities within the actual email.
Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity.
This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based on their activity. In compliance with GDPR subscribers are given the opportunity to un-subscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email campaign. If an automated unsubscription system is unavailable clear instructions on how to un-subscribe will be detailed instead.if you cannot provide personal data If you choose not to provide your data, then we would be unable to provide you with any content that you may have requested via the website.
Your legal rights
You have the right to request we erase your data, where we do not have any overriding legal, regulatory or contractual obligations.
You may instruct us to provide you with any personal data we hold about you as part of a Subject Access Request. The provision of such information will be subject to evidence your identity.
In certain instances, where exemptions exist, we may withhold personal data that you request, and which are permissible by law.
You have the right to rectification and may wish to contact us if the personal data that we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.
You have the right to object to us processing your data, and the right to request we restrict the processing of your data. You may instruct us at any time not to process your personal data for marketing and communications purposes by means of ‘opting-out.
You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable admin fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with your request in these circumstances.
We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month.
Occasionally it may take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex. In such instances, we will notify you and keep you updated.
How to contact us
You can contact us as follows. Email – email@example.com
In writing – HAL Consulting, suite 1, 3rd Floor 11 - 12 St James's Square, London, United Kingdom, SW1Y 4LB
Making a complaint
If you feel your rights have not been respected, or do not feel a situation was resolved satisfactorily, you have the right to raise a complaint to the UK Information Commissioner.
You can contact them as follows:
Telephone: +44 (0)303 123 1113 Live Chat: https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/live-chat
Information Commissioner’s Office Wycliffe House Water Lane Wilmslow Cheshire SK9 5AF.
Updates to this policy
In order to remain compliant with any legal and regulatory obligations, or as part of our evolving business practices, we may update this Privacy Notice from time to time.
Details of our Cookies Policy
This website is owned and operated by HAL Consulting, suite 1, 3rd Floor 11 - 12 St James's Square, London, United Kingdom, SW1Y 4LB
What are Cookies?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information that are downloaded to your device when you visit a website.
Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie.
Collect standard internet log information and details of our visitors’ behaviour patterns.
Analyse web statistics and performance and personalisation.
We use the services provided by Google Analytics on the Site.
We only use Google Analytics cookies to track how visitors interact with the Site. In particular the cookies track: –
· Where a visitor came from;
· What they did on the site; and
· Whether they filled in a contact form.
With this information, we can better understand the user experience, and we can use this information to improve the website.
For more information about Google Analytics please follow this link - https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/partners/
We also use HubSpot on the website- to help us to identify visitors, analyse emails, track website contact forms and monitor Google AdWords click-throughs. For more information about HubSpot cookies, please reference https://legal.hubspot.com/privacy-policy
Cookies set by other third-party sites
We may sometimes embed photos and video content from websites such as YouTube and Flickr or streams and buttons from Twitter and Facebook.
As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from these sites, you may be presented with cookies from these websites.
HAL Consulting Limited does not control the dissemination of these cookies.
You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these:
Website users who do not want their data collected with Google Analytics can install the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. This is compatible with all major browsers and can be downloaded and installed via the Google Analytics opt-out page.
Updates to this policy
In order to remain compliant with any legal and regulatory obligations, or as part of our evolving business practices, we may update this Privacy Notice periodically.
All comments, queries and requests relating to our use of your information are welcomed and should be addressed to HAL Consulting suite 1, 3rd Floor 11 - 12 St James's Square, London, United Kingdom, SW1Y 4LB, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org