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Privacy policy

This privacy policy sets out how Mike Nash Designer uses and protects any information that you give to Mike Nash Designer when you use this website.

Mike Nash Designer is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Along with our business and internal computer systems, this website is designed to comply with the following national and international legislation with regards to data protection and user privacy:

- UK Data Protection Act 1988 (DPA)

- EU Data Protection Directive 1995 (DPD)

- EU General Data Protection Regulation 2018 (GDPR)

Mike Nash Designer may change this policy from time-to-time by updating this page. You should check this page from time-to-time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. It was last updated on 11th April, 2019.

What we collect

Should you choose to contact us using the contact form on our hello page or via an email link, none of the data that you supply will be stored by this website or passed to any third party data processors. The data will only be translated into an email and sent to us over the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP). Our SMTP servers are protected by TLS (also known as SSL) meaning that the email content is encrypted using SHA-2, 256-bit cryptography before being sent across the internet. The email content is then decrypted by our local computers and devices.

The data we collect when you contact us we may include the following information:

- Name and job title.

- The reason for contacting us.

- Contact information including email address.

- Your address details.

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to be able to correspond with you or contact you in response to a request to do so, by you.

Cookies and links

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any personal information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

To find out more about how we use cookies visit our Cookie Policy page.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

We will not use your information for any other purpose than to directly communicate with you.

You may ask for your details to be removed from our email database by emailing mike@appealing.co.uk

We will promptly remove any information relating to you.

Security and protection

Security

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 online.

About this website's server

This website is hosted by 123-reg within a secure UK datacentre.

All traffic (transferral of files) between this website and your browser is encrypted and delivered over HTTPS.

123-reg go above and beyond to keep their systems safe from hacking, hardware failures, software failures, and physical damage. All their servers are located in their own highly secure data centre, which is based in the UK.

Access to the servers is tightly controlled and limited to just essential personnel. Power is drawn from the National Grid through two different sources, and they also have uninterruptible power supplies as well as on-site generators just in case.

Along with their physical security measures, you can also take peace of mind by knowing that all your data is kept safe behind a secure firewall with multiple layers of protection. They have regular backups of all the data on their servers and store copies of the data off-site, so even if the worst occurs, your data will still be there.


Data Controller

The data controller of this website is: Mike Nash Designer, UK.

Data Protection Officer

Mike Nash
Mike Nash Designer
Email: mike@appealing.co.uk

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