Privacy Policy

WAGO Limited Online Shop Privacy Policy

15/05/18: Updated to reflect new GDPR policies.

Introduction and Background

The purpose of this policy is to outline how WAGO Limited has established measures to protect your privacy and information rights.

Your Rights

We recognise that you have rights as a ‘data subject’, and that we have an obligation to uphold these.

This privacy notice aims to outline how we maintain these rights. In particular, it outlines:

  • How we collect and process your information

  • Why we do this

  • How you can exercise your rights;

  • Who to contact in the event you’re unhappy with our performance.

Your information rights

Right

Explanation

Right to be informed

This encompasses the obligation for us to be transparent in how we collect and use your personal data.

Right of access

You have the right to access your personal data and supplementary information.

Right to rectification

If the information we hold on you is inaccurate or incomplete, you can request we correct this.

Right to erasure

You can request we delete or remove personal data where there is no compelling reason us to continue processing

Right to restrict processing

You have the right to request we cease processing your data, if:

  • You consider it inaccurate or incomplete;

· Where you object to processing and we are considering whether we still have a legitimate interest to process it.

· Where we don’t need the data for the original reason we collected it, but may need it to support a legal claim

Right to data portability

· Where you have consented to our processing your data, or where the processing is necessary for us to deliver a contract, you can request a copy of that data be provided to a third party in electronic form.

Right to object

You have the right to object to our processing under certain circumstances. For example, you can object to:

  • direct marketing (including profiling); and

· processing for purposes of scientific/historical research and statistics

Rights relating to automated decision making including profiling

· Where we apply automated decision making, we must

  • give you information about the processing;

· introduce simple ways for you to request human intervention or challenge a decision;

· carry out regular checks to make sure that our systems are working as intended

Information related to automated decision making is contained later in this notice.

This privacy notice should outline how we are transparent in our processing. Please get in touch with us through the ‘contact details’ section or email dpo@wago.ltd.uk to find out more or to exercise your information rights.

What data do we collect from you

a. Personally Identifying Information.

We collect personal contact information such as your name, address, company name and address, contact details including your e-mail address and telephone number.

b. Account Information.

This includes shipping and billing information.

c. Transactions

We maintain records about the products and services you have requested and/or been supplied. Information about transactions is maintained in our databases.

We do not receive or store customers debit/credit card details all transactions completed on the website are processed by PayPal.

Why and where we collect information

We collect personal information from you when you place an order on our website, we also collect personal information from contact forms on our website when you wish to ask us a question about our products or services or by corresponding with us by phone, email or otherwise.

How is your personal data is used

Your personal data will only be used to contact you about your order or any query you make to us regarding our products or services.

We may use your contact details to inform you of any changes to our terms and conditions including to this Privacy Policy.

Who do we share your personal data with

We will never sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties other than where your data is stored for the purpose of processing your order.

Your data will also be transferred to our systems in Germany to process your order.

Retention of data

WAGO Limited retains information for seven (7) years from our point of last contact. We hold this information to support our legal and regulatory requirements. If you object to this retention, please contact us.

Disclosures required by law

Occasionally, we may be required by law enforcement, government contract administrators, and/or judicial authorities to provide personally identifiable information to the appropriate governmental or regulatory authorities under applicable law or regulation.

We will disclose personally identifiable information upon receipt of a court order, subpoena, or if required to co-operate with law enforcement investigations. We reserve the right to report to law enforcement agencies any activities that we in good faith believe to be unlawful to the extent permitted by law.

How is your personal data stored

When you submit your data it is transmitted and stored in a third party secure system it is also stored within our systems in Germany securely.

Cookies and Analytics

We may use technology to track the patterns of behaviour of visitors to our site. This can include using a "cookie" which would be stored on your browser. You can usually modify your browser to prevent this happening. The information collected in this way can be used to identify you unless you modify your browser settings.

We also use Google Analytics.

Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the websites, applications or services. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the websites, applications or services (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the websites, applications or services compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser or within the application, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using our websites, applications or services you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for thepurposes set out above. To find out more, see “How Google uses data when you use our partners' sites or apps”, (located at www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/ , or any other URL Google may provide from time to time).

Contact Details

We recognise that you may have questions on how we process and/or store your data, or may want to change either the data we hold on you or how we communicate with you in the future.

If you have given consent for processing, you are free to withdraw that consent. To let us know this is the case then please see the contact details below.

If you have any questions in respect of this notice, or would like to exercise your rights as a data subject (for example, to correct data or to exercise your right to access):

WAGO Limited
Triton Park
Swift Valley Ind. Est.
Rugby
Warwickshire
CV21 1SG

Email: dataprotection.uk@wago.ltd.uk

If you are unhappy that we have responded to your query adequately, of if you have a further complaint, The Information Commissioner’s Office can be contacted on:-

Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

Tel: 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545 745 if you prefer to use a national rate number

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