The Construction Fixings Association (CFA) understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits our website (www.the-cfa.co.uk) and will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a manner that is consistent with our obligations and your rights under the law.
|1.||Definitions and Interpretation|
this Policy, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
|2.||What Does This Policy Cover?|
contains links to other websites. Please note that we have no
control over how your data is collected, stored, or used by other
websites and we advise you to check the privacy policies of any such
websites before providing any data to them.
data subject, you have the following rights under the GDPR, which
this Policy and Our use of personal data have been designed to
right to be informed about our collection and use of personal data;
right of access to the personal data We hold about you (see section
right to rectification if any personal data we hold about you is
inaccurate or incomplete.
right to be forgotten – i.e. the right to ask us to delete any
personal data we hold about you. (if you would like us to delete
your data, please contact us using the details in section 11);
right to restrict (i.e. prevent) the processing of your personal
right to data portability (obtaining a copy of your personal data to
re-use with another service or organisation);
right to object to us using your personal data for particular
Rights with respect to automated decision making and profiling.
you have any cause for complaint about our use of your personal
data, please contact us using the details provided in section 11 and
We will do our best to solve the problem for you. If we are unable
to help, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the UK’s
supervisory authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office.
further information about your rights, please contact the
Information Commissioner’s Office or your local Citizens Advice
|4.||What Data Do We Collect?|
Depending upon your use of our Site, we may collect some or all of
the following personal and non-personal data:
contact information such as an address, email address and telephone
financial information such as credit / debit card numbers;
internet IP address
How Do We Use Your Data?
personal data is processed and stored securely, for no longer than
is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first
collected. We will comply with our obligations and safeguard your
rights under the GDPR at all times. For more details on security see
section 6, below.
use of your personal data will always have a lawful basis, either
because it is necessary for our performance of a contract with you,
because you have consented to our use of your personal data, or
because it is in our legitimate interests. Specifically, we may use
your data for the following purposes:
Supplying our products AND/OR services to you; for members this
includes sending formal notices of AGMs, EGMs, and other such
notices as required by our Memorandum and Articles of Association.
Personalising and tailoring our products AND/OR services for you;
keep you informed of relevant activities, events and training
advise and inform you of industry related news, issues, and
Replying to emails and phone calls from you;
Supplying you with emails that you have opted into (you may
unsubscribe or opt-out at any time by following the instructions at
the bottom of such emails.
have the right to withdraw your consent to us using your personal
data at any time, and to request that we delete it.
do not keep your personal data for any longer than is necessary in
light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected.
How and Where Do We Store Your Data?
only keep your personal data for as long as we need to in order to
use it as described above in section 5, and/or for as long as we
have your permission to keep it.
data will only be stored in the UK.
security is very important to Us, and to protect your data we have
taken suitable measures to safeguard and secure data collected
through our site.
part of the security measures we take to ensure your data remains
secure, we undergo quarterly security and penetration testing from
an independent testing company.
Do We Share Your Data?
Subject to the clauses in this section, we will not share any of
your data with any third parties for any purposes.
may sometimes contract with third parties to supply products and
services to you on our behalf. These may include hotels, venues,
payment processing, delivery of goods, etc. In some cases, the third
parties may require access to some or all of your data. Where any of
your data is required for such a purpose, we will take all
reasonable steps to ensure that your data will be handled safely,
securely, and in accordance with your rights, our obligations, and
the obligations of the third party under the law.
may compile statistics about the use of our site including data on
traffic, usage patterns, user numbers, and other information. All
such data will be anonymised and will not include any personally
certain circumstances, we may be legally required to share certain
data held by us, which may include your personal data, for example,
where we are involved in legal proceedings, where we are complying
with legal requirements, a court order, or a governmental authority.
|8.||How Can You Control Your Data?|
addition to your rights under the GDPR, set out in section 4, when
you submit personal data via our site, you may be given options to
restrict our use of your data. In particular, we aim to give you
control on our use of your data (including the ability to opt-out of
receiving emails from us which you may do by unsubscribing using the
links provided in our emails).
|9.||Your Right to Withhold Information|
may access certain areas of our site without providing any data at
all. However, to use all features and functions available on our
site you may be required to submit or allow for the collection of
|10.||How Can You Access Your Data?|
have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held
by us (where such data is held). Under the GDPR, no fee is payable
and we will provide any and all information in response to your
request free of charge. Please contact us for more details using the
contact details below in section 11.
contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, by telephone on +44 116
2747358, or by post at the CFA Ltd, Unit Q, Troon Way Business
Centre, Humberstone Lane, Leicester, LE4 9HA, U K. Please ensure
that your query is clear, particularly if it is a request for
information about the data we hold about you (as under section 10,