Privacy Policy

We understand that your privacy is of the utmost importance, and appreciate that our users will care about how their personal data is stored, used, and shared online. Please know that we respect the privacy of all of our users and that we collect and use your personal data to provide a better experience and services. We collect and use your personal data in the ways described below, and adhere to all local privacy and data protection laws and regulations.

Intro

Please review the below Privacy Policy carefully and refer back to it regularly whilst using our website in case we make any updates and/or changes to it. We will deem that you have accepted this Privacy Policy is you continue to use our website. If you do not accept and agree to the details below, please stop using our website immediately.

Definitions & Interpretations

Within our Privacy Policy, unless the context expressly states otherwise, the below expressions should be taken to mean:

  • "Cookie" - This refers to the small file stored on your computer and/or device by us and/or our partners when you visit and navigate our website (or when you interact with and use some features on our website).
  • "Cookie Law" - When this phrase is used we are referring to the relevant part(s) of the Privacy & Electronics Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 and/or of the EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (i.e. "GDPR").
  • "Personal Data" - Any data relating to an identifiable person, who could be directly or indirectly identified using that data (as defined by the EC Directive Regulations 2003 and/or the GDPR regulations).
  • "We", "Us", "Our", or "Our Site" - Any of these refer to Search Informer T/A Local SEO Company (localseocompany.io/searchinformer.co.uk), a company operating in the United Kingdom.
  • "Account" - This refers to an account used on our websites to access certain parts of it and/or to enable specific functionality.
  • Information About "Search Informer"/"Local SEO Company" - We are a search engine optimisation company based in the UK. You can contact our Data Protection Officer by emailing data@searchinformer.co.uk, or by telephone on 073 992 16748.

About Us, This Policy & Our Data Protection Officer

We are a search engine marketing company based in the UK. You can contact our Data Protection Officer by emailing data@searchinformer.co.uk, or by telephone on 073 992 16748.

This policy only applies to your use of our website. This website may contain links to other websites which we have no control over. We do not control or influence how your data is collected, stored, and/or used by other websites and we recommend that you refer to the Privacy Policies published on those websites for more information.

Your Rights

Our Privacy Policy has been written to uphold the data protection and privacy rules, regulations, and laws within the UK and EU. Under the GDPR regulations you have the below rights:

  • The right to be kept up-to-date and informed about our collection, storing, and use of your personal data.
  • The right to access the personal data that we hold about you.
  • The right to rectify the personal data that we hold about you if it is inaccurate and/or incomplete.
  • The right to request that your personal data be deleted, providing we still hold that data (we only store your personal data for a limited amount of time).
  • The right to restrict the processing of your personal data.
  • The right to request and get a copy of the personal data that we hold about you and to share this with other websites/partners.
  • The right to disagree with and/or object to the use of your personal data for certain processes.
  • The right to stay informed on the automation and/or profiling of you and/or your personal data.

Should you have any complaints, questions, and/or objectives to the collection, storage, and use of your personal data, please contact us using the details provided above. We will do our best to resolve your issue, question and/or complaint, however if we can not do so you do reserve the right to lodge a complaint with the UK's data protection body the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO).

For more information on your rights, how businesses are allowed to use your personal data, and/or UK regulations and laws surrounding data protection, please get in touch with the ICO or your nearest Citizens Advice Bureau.

What Data We Collect

The data that we collect and store may depend on how you use our website and what functions and/or areas you access. We may collect, store and use some (or all) of the below personal and non-personal data:

  • Name
  • Business/Company Name
  • Job Title
  • Profession
  • Industry
  • Contact Information (e.g. email address, telephone number, addresses)
  • Demographic Data (e.g. postcode, preferences, and interests)
  • IP Address
  • Browser (type and version)
  • Operating System
  • Different URLs (linked to your discovery and usage of our website e.g. referring website, pages visited, and which website you go to next if/when clicking an external link on our website)

How We Use Your Data

All of your personal data will be processed, stored and used securely and not for longer than is necessary for the purpose that it was first collected. We comply with all of our obligations under the GDPR regulations.

The reason that we collect, store and use your data will always have a lawful and legal basis, e.g. because it is required for the functionality of our website and/or to contact you, or because you have consented to our use of your personal data (e.g. by opting in to our email list) and/or because its use is within our legitimate interests.

We may use your personal data for the below reasons:

  1. Providing/managing your account
  2. Personalising and customising your experience when using our website
  3. To facilitate the supply of our products and services
  4. To reply to contact requests made by you
  5. To send you any emails and marketing materials that you have opted into (please email data@searchinformer.co.uk at any time to opt-out of any marketing lists you may have been added to)
  6. Market research and audience analysis
  7. Analysing and improving our website and how it is used

With your express permission, and/or when we are permitted by law to do so, we may also use your personal data for marketing purposes which can include contacting you by email, phone, and/or by post with information, news and/or offers related to our products and services. We will not send you unsolicited marketing or spam and will take all possible steps to ensure that we protect your rights and stay within our obligations under the GDPR and EC Directive regulations.

Any third party content that appears on our website may use third party Cookies. Please note that we do not control such third parties, or the data that they collected and use. Please refer to the Privacy Policy pages published on the websites of any third parties mentioned on our website for more details on how they collect, store, and use your personal data.

You reserve the right to remove your consent at any time by writing to us and requesting that we delete your personal data.

We do not store your personal data for any longer than is required for the initial purpose that it was collected.

How & Where We Store Your Data

We keep your personal data for as long as needed for the initial purpose that it was collected.

Some (or all) of your personal data may be stored outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) and you are deemed to have agreed to this by continuing to use our website and submitting any additional personal information. We take all reasonable steps to make sure that your data is stored safely and securely whether it is stored in the UK, within the EEA, or outside of it.

Your privacy and security is very important to us, and we take all available measures to protect your data (like ensuring that your connection to our website is secure via SSL certificates and securing access to your personal internally).

Data Sharing

Unless absolutely necessary for the purposes of which your personal data was collected, we do not share your data with third parties.

At times, we may work with third parties to provide products and/or services to you on our behalf. This may involve things like payment processing, contract facilitation, the delivery of your goods and services, advertising and marketing. In some cases, the third parties that we work with may require access to some or all of your data. In such cases, we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data is handled safely and securely by all third parties involved.

When required by law to so we may share your personal data with legal bodies and organisations. We may also sometimes share your data with third parties based outside of the EEA. Again we will always take steps to ensure the safety and protection of your personal data.

In the event that our business changes hands, your personal data will also be transferred when it is legal to do so without your express consent. This will strictly be for the use that it was initially collected.

Controlling Your Data

When you share your personal data with us via this website, you may be given options to restrict and/or change the use of your data at a later time. We strive to give you options and control over your personal data, including the option to opt-out of any marketing campaigns and/or to change your Cookie preferences.

You may want to subscribe to one (or more) of the preference services within the UK (e.g. The Telephone Preference Service (TPS), the Corporate Telephone Preference Service (the CTPS), and/or the Mailing Preference Service (the MPS)). These may be useful in preventing you from receiving unsolicited and unwanted marketing communications. Please note that such services will not stop you from receiving marketing communications that you have consented to receiving by opting in.

Withholding Your Data

You reserve the right to use this website without sharing any of your personal data (by declining the use of Cookies and not inputting any of your data into any of the data request forms used across this website). Please note that some of the functionality, features and sections of this website will require additional personal data to work. Please see our Cookie Policy for more details on restricting their use.

Our Use of Cookies

We make use of first party and third party Cookies to improve and better understand use of our website and to inform and improve our marketing campaigns. First party cookies are ones placed by us directly, third party Cookies are placed by our partners. Please refer to our Cookies Policy for more details on how we store and use Cookies.

Getting in Touch

If you have questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy and how we collect, store, and use your personal data, please get in touch by emailing data@searchinformer.co.uk (or by calling on 073 992 16748).

Privacy Policy Changes

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. Any changes to the way in which we collect, store, and use your personal data will be published here immediately and we recommend that you check back on this page regularly to take note of any changes.