Information, detailed in paragraph a), may be provided to us by other companies you have dealt with, and trade associations, trade exhibition organisers, etc, that we have in common. We do not purchase information from data harvesting sources, nor will we knowingly obtain data that you have not willingly shared.
At your request, a confidentiality agreement will be considered and signed by our company representative, upon consent of all parties to the terms, in order to protect the commercial interests of both parties.
Using the information we collect, we are able to deliver our services to you and honour our Terms and Conditions with you. We also use the information we collect to improve and personalise our services to you, and to develop new ones. For example, we use the information to troubleshoot and protect against inappropriate or incorrect use of the equipment we supply; to maintain and improve the safety of the equipment we supply; to perform product testing and data analysis; to conduct research; to develop new features and services.
We use your information to respond to you when you contact us. We may also use your details to promote new features or products that are likely to be appropriate for your industry.
All telephonic communication to and from Hi-Tech Machinery on our main telephone number is recorded for business purposes only, and will be retained until such time as there is no longer a legitimate business or legal reason.
We may need to transfer information to our suppliers, and other partners who process information, to be able to meet your requirements, based on our instructions, and in compliance with this policy and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures. These partners provide us with equipment and services for purposes of equipment supply, customer support, information and communications technology.
We may preserve or disclose information about you to comply with a law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request; to assert legal rights or defend against legal claims; or to prevent, detect, or investigate illegal activity, fraud, abuse or violations of our terms and conditions.
We keep your account information, your name, email address and telephone number, for as long as your account is in existence as it is necessary to operate your account. We also retain information about you and your use of the equipment and services we provide for as long as necessary for our legitimate business interests and for legal and product safety reasons.
We work hard to keep your data safe. We use a combination of technical, administrative, and physical controls to maintain the security of your data. No method of transmitting or storing data is completely secure, however. If you have a security-related concern, please contact us.
We will notify you before we make material changes to this policy, and give you an opportunity to review any revision to this policy before deciding if you would like to continue to use our services.
If you have questions or concerns about this policy, or our use or retention of your data, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the text GDPR ISSUE in the subject line.
Your request will receive our attention and an e-Mail reply will be sent within three business days.
Hi-Tech Machinery Limited, Cody Technology Park, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 0LX