Cookies and Privacy
Cookies and Privacy Policy:
1. DEFINITIONS
1.1 I, Arnaud Bernard, am committed to safeguarding the privacy of my website visitors; in this policy I explain how I will treat your personal information.
1.2 By using my website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to my use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.
2. COLLECTING PERSONAL INFORMATION
2.1 I may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information: 
a) Information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths);
b) Information contained in or relating to any communication that you send to me or send through my website (including the communication content and metadata associated with the communication); and
c) Any other personal information that you choose to send to me.
2.2 Before you disclose to me the personal information of another person, you must obtain that person’s consent to both the disclosure and the processing of that personal information in accordance with this policy.
3. USING PERSONAL INFORMATION
3.1 Personal information submitted to me through my website will be used for the purposes specified in this policy or on the relevant pages of the website.
3.2 I may use your personal information to: 
a) Personalise my website for you;
b) Send quotations, cost estimates, statements, invoices and payment reminders to you;
c) Send you non-marketing commercial communications;
d) Send you email notifications that you have specifically requested;
e) Send you marketing communications relating to my business or the businesses of carefully-selected third parties which I think may be of interest to you, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform me at any time if you no longer require marketing communications);
f) Keep my website secure and prevent fraud; and
g) Verify compliance with the terms and conditions governing the use of my website.
3.3 I will not, without your express consent, supply your personal information to any third party for the purpose of their or any other third party’s direct marketing.
4. DISCLOSING PERSONAL INFORMATION
4.1 I may disclose your personal information to any of my accountant, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.
4.2 I may disclose your personal information: 
a) To the extent that I am required to do so by law;
b) In connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;
c) In order to establish, exercise or defend my legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);
d) To the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset that I am (or am contemplating) selling.
4.3 Except as provided in this policy, we will not provide your personal information to third parties.
5. INTERNATIONAL DATA TRANSFERS
5.1 Information that I collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which I operate in order to enable me to use the information in accordance with this policy.
5.2 You expressly agree to the transfers of personal information described in this Section 5.
6. RETAINING PERSONAL INFORMATION
6.1 This Section 6 sets out my data retention policies and procedure, which are designed to help ensure that I comply with my legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal information.
6.2 Personal information that I process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.
6.3 Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 7, I will retain documents (including electronic documents) containing personal data: 
a) To the extent that I am required to do so by law;
b) If I believe that the documents may be relevant to any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings; and
c) In order to establish, exercise or defend my legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).
7. SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
7.1 I will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
7.2 You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and I cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
8. AMENDMENTS
8.1 I may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.
8.2 You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.
8.3 I may notify you of changes to this policy by email.
9. YOUR RIGHTS
9.1 You may instruct me to provide you with any personal information I hold about you; provision of such information will be subject to: 
a) The payment of a fee (currently fixed at GBP 10); and
b) The supply of appropriate evidence of your identity.
9.2 I may withhold personal information that you request to the extent permitted by law.
9.3 You may instruct me at any time not to process your personal information for marketing purposes.
9.4 In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to my use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or I will provide you with an opportunity to opt out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes.
10. THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
10.1 My website may include hyperlinks to, and details of, third party websites.
10.2 I have no control over, and am not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of third parties.
11. UPDATING INFORMATION
Please let me know if the personal information that I hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.
12. COOKIES
12.1 My website uses cookies.
12.2 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
12.3 Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
12.4 Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that I store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
12.5 I use both session and persistent cookies on my website.
12.6 Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.
12.7 Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
12.8 If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on my website.
12.9 You can delete cookies already stored on your computer.
12.10 Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.
13. CREDIT
This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal.
14. MY DETAILS
14.1 This website is owned and operated by Arnaud Bernard.
14.2 I am registered in England and Wales and My principal place of business is at Great Tows Farmhouse, Great Tows, Market Rasen LN8 6AT, UK.
14.3 You can contact me by writing to the business address given in Section 14.2 above, by using my website contact page or by email to contact@arnaudbernard.co.uk.
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