How we treat your personal information
Lock Out Scotland (“Lock Out Scotland“) operates scotlandslocksmiths.com and may operate other websites. It is Lock Out Scotland’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, Lock Out Scotland collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Lock Out Scotland’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Lock Out Scotland’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Lock Out Scotland may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Lock Out Scotland also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on scotlandslocksmiths.com blogs/sites. Lock Out Scotland only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Lock Out Scotland’s websites choose to interact with Lock Out Scotland in ways that require Lock Out Scotland to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Lock Out Scotland gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at scotlandslocksmiths.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Lock Out Scotland are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Lock Out Scotland collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfil the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Lock Out Scotland. Lock Out Scotland does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Lock Out Scotland may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors to its websites. Lock Out Scotland will not display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Lock Out Scotland does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Lock Out Scotland discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Lock Out Scotland’s behalf or to provide services available at Lock Out Scotland’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Lock Out Scotland’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Lock Out Scotland will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Lock Out Scotland discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Lock Out Scotland believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Lock Out Scotland, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of the Lock Out Scotland website and have supplied your email address, Lock Out Scotland may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Lock Out Scotland and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to share this it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Lock Out Scotland takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Lock Out Scotland, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Lock Out Scotland goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Lock Out Scotland may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.
Request For Personal Data
By using this site and filling in any of the forms on our site, you consent to having Lock Out Scotland collect your email so that we can send you any requested info or call to give you a free quote. Please read below to get more info on where, how and why we store your data.
If you have any concerns, please feel free to contact our Data Protection Officer by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
What Personal Data Do We Collect / Store?
We will only ever at most collect your name, telephone number, email address and physical address. We will only ever use your personal data for the purpose of conducting business with Lock Out Scotland and will keep it on file for up to 12 months for the purpose of auditing our business. Your data will be stored in a secure location and will be encrypted (to minimise any risk to your information in the circumstance if a breach of security – In the unlikely event that this situation happens, you will be notified as soon as possible) to which only relevant members of staff will have access to carry out their role writing the company. Your data will not be shared with any 3rd party organisation. Your data will never be transported via email or out with the premises of our company.