At Watson Seeds Ltd, we are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
What personal data do we collect.
Personal data is information that can be used to help identify an individual.
We may store the following kinds of personal data about you: name, address, phone number, mobile number, email address, relevant information on family members or employees. We also keep information on order and communication history and any relevant information about your business as well as photos we have taken with your permission.
Where we collect your information from.
From you directly, if you contact us via post, email, telephone, social media or in person. If you complete an online contact form or enter a competition. From any published directories.
By using our website, social media pages, entering a competition or providing your information you consent to our collection and use of the information in the ways set out in this policy. If you do not agree to this policy please do not use our sites, social media or services.
What we do with the information we collect (legal basis for processing)
We use it:
- To provide goods and services to you
- To verify your identity
- To manage any accounts you hold with us
- For market research purposes
- To contact you about any products and services and promotional offers, that we think may be of interest to you. With your consent you may be contacted via post, SMS, email, phone or social media
- Photos, with your consent may be used on our website, social media pages or on our marketing materials
- To carry out credit reference checks
- As part of our legal obligation for business accounting and tax purposes
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect.
Sharing data with third parties
In order to provide a satisfactory service we may need to share your personal data with some of our service partners. These include IT, supplier and delivery providers. Your data is not sold and no third party will contact you directly for marketing purposes.
We may also share your data where we have a legal right or duty to disclose your information, for example to a credit reference agency.
Controlling your personal data.
We only keep your data as long as we have reasonable business needs, such as managing our relationship with you and offering you relevant goods and/or services
You have the right to access any personal information that we hold or process about you. If you believe that we hold any incomplete or inaccurate data about you, you have the right to ask us to correct and/or complete the information and we will strive to update/correct it as quickly as possible. Please see our contact details below.
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We may make changes to this policy from time to time. If we do so, we will post the changes on our website and they will apply from the time we post them. This policy was last updated on 10TH February 2022.