What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When you contact us using the contact form your data is stored on our web server (and ultimately our email browser).
This allows us to respond to enquiries or requests for work.
You may be providing us with information such as :
· Your email address
· Your name, address and contact telephone number
We collect anonymous statistical data gathered (specifically by Google Analytics).
The data is generated by cookies-these are text files that are placed on your computer when you visit the pages of our website.
There are also cookies that while necessary to the functionality of the security and administration of our site have no bearing or implications on your usage and the functionality of the site. When you first visit Kent Ba you are given the opportunity to selectively ‘opt -out’ of interacting with them.
You can also disable cookies via your web browser (Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, Safari) -please refer to their instructions on how to do this.
Google Analytics Tracking Cookies
We use Google Analytics tracking to help us understand how visitors use the website (what pages they like.) When you first visit kentba.co.uk you will be given the opportunity to accept or reject these tracking cookies.
You can also manage the way your internet browser deals with cookies.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.).
These behave in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Where we store your data
Your email data is stored on our web server.
How long We retain your data
If you leave a comment or contact us via email, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely.
The visitor statistics data gathered for us by google Analaytics is also retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue as well as making the website better for our visitors.
Who we share your data with
Kent Ba will never share or sell any data on to third party companies or organisations.
We are committed not only to the letter of the law, but also to the spirit of the law. As an organisation we place the highest values on the correct, lawful and fair handling of all personal data, respecting the legal rights, privacy and trust of all individuals with whom it deals.
Your Rights under GDPR
You can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us.
You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.