privacy policy and cookie info

boring but important…

This Privacy Policy describes the information that Do Good Stuff (“we”, “us”, “our”) collects through its website located at: https://do-good-stuff.co.uk.

Please read through the content of this Privacy Policy carefully as your use of this website constitutes your acceptance. If you do not accept the content of this Privacy Policy, please do not use our website.

Do Good Stuff collects and holds information about individuals (including clients, persons associated with or employed by clients, customers or business contacts) for the purpose of providing our services and information across the world.

Cookies

This website uses cookies and similar technologies, which are small files or pieces of text that download to a device when a visitor accesses a website or app. Details about the cookies in use on this website are shown below:

Cookie preferences

You can change your cookie preferences at any time here:

What information do we collect and how do we collect it?

Personal information is information that can be used to directly or indirectly identify an individual. The types of personal information we collect may include, but is not limited to, your name, email address, phone number or business contact details, correspondence address and billing information. Personal information also includes any comments, images, documents or videos that you provide or share on our website or any of our pages or other online platforms.

We use your personal data for processing as outlined below or a reasonably compatible purpose.

Website Usage Data. When you use our website, we process data that may include your IP address, browser type, operating system, approximate geographical location, and how you use our website e.g. page clicks. This data is collected through our analytics systems, including Google Analytics. (You can find out more about how google uses your data by visiting this website https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites. You can also install a Google Analytics Opt-Out add-on to your browser – learn more here https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout) Please see the information within this privacy policy regarding our use of Cookies. You can also access the Cookie Preference centre to alter your preferences.

This data is used to analyse the use of our Website, to deliver relevant and personalised content and advertising, and understand our users. We collect this data on the legal basis of our legitimate interest to monitor and improve our website, marketing, and services.

Customer Data. We may process customer data, such as name, email address, address, telephone, credit-card number, and other relevant data as related to purchases of our products and/or services. We will use your information to provide specified services that you request from us (e.g. we will use your data provided in the contact form, in order to respond to your query, send proposals and contracts etc). Sending a contact form query will not add you to a mailing list. The legal basis for us processing this data is consent.

User Data. We may process personal information you provide us for the purpose of subscribing to our email mailing list, as well as communication data that you send to us either through email, our contact form, social media, or other posting and/or communication methods. We process this data for the purposes of communicating with you, to deliver website content that may be of interest to you, and for the purposes of sending you marketing content and/or emails. The legal basis for this processing of user data is consent or our legitimate interests, which is to grow our business and keep any government required records.

Marketing and Advertising

The above Data may be used to send you marketing communications (by email) about our business or services. The legal basis for this type of processing is consent and our legitimate interests in growing our business. You may opt-out of such communications at any time through the ‘unsubscribe’ button in each email or contacting us at hello@do-good-stuff.co.uk.

Mailing List We use MailerLite as our marketing automation platform. By subscribing to our mailing list, you acknowledge that the information you provide will be transferred to MailerLite for processing in accordance with their Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. MailerLite employs cookies, web beacons and other tracking mechanisms. Emails sent via email marketing may contain tracked clickable links, and similar technologies to track subscriber interaction with our emails. The mailing list subscription requires a double opt-in so that you don’t subscribe by accident. You can opt out of the mailing list at any time by clicking the link in the emails. Sending a message via our contact form does not subscribe you to any mailing lists. It sends an email to hello@do-good-stuff.co.uk containing your name, email and any information you include in the message. Email replies from contact form queries will be from this email address.

Who we share your data with

We respect your right to privacy and will not disclose, share, sell or rent any personal information held about you without your consent, except to external service providers who have been engaged by us to assist in the provision of services to our clients and customers. Where we have outsourced a function or activity to an external service provider we will only disclose personal information that the service provider needs to undertake that function or activity, and we require external service providers to agree to keep your personal information secure and we enter into confidentiality agreements for this purpose. We will share your personal information where we are under a duty to do so in order to comply with any legal requirements or obligations, any request from the government, or where it is necessary in order to enforce or protect our own rights, your safety or that of others, or where it is deemed necessary to investigate fraud.

Administration and Financial Accounting

We use and.co for our contracting, invoicing and proposals, and as such, if you decide to enter into a contract with us, we will share your business information, and email address with them in order to provide our services to you. Payments collected through the invoice link are processed through Stripe.

Your rights in relation to the information we hold

You have a right to access your information and to rectify any part which is inaccurate or incorrect. You also have a right to ask us to delete any information we hold about you or to restrict how your information is processed. If you wish to request a copy of the information we hold about you or make any changes then please contact us at hello@do-good-stuff.co.uk. If at any time your personal details change, please let us know so we can update our records.

Data Retention and Security

Any personal information that we collect will be processed and stored securely. We take the protection of your personal information seriously and have taken suitable and reasonable steps to protect the personal information we hold from misuse, loss, unauthorised access, and any modification or disclosure. We will not keep information for longer than is required with regard to the purpose for which it was collected and will take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify your personal information when it is no longer required. If you are submitting personal information over the internet that you wish to remain private, please note that while attempts are made to secure information transmitted to this site, there are inherent risks in transmitting information across the internet and we are unable to guarantee its security. If you prefer, you can contact us by alternative means.

Links to other sites

The website at https://do-good-stuff.co.uk may contain links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of those web sites and have no knowledge of whether cookies or other tracking devices are used on any such linked sites. If you have any concerns regarding the privacy of your information you should ensure you are aware of the privacy policies of those sites before disclosing any personal information.

Affiliate Links

This website may contain affiliate links, which means if you click them and make a purchase, we may receive a small commission at no extra cost to yourself. Where links are affiliated with companies, this will be made clear. Clicking an affiliate link may place a cookie on your device. You can read more about cookies within the cookie section of this page.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Social Media Presence

We maintain online presences with social media platforms: Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest. We do this in order to communicate with existing and prospective customers, and inform them of our services. The social media platforms may collect user data during your use of these platforms and your interaction with our accounts.

Third Party Integrations

Based on our legitimate interests we use third party integrations as explained below.

Social Integrations We use the Monarch plugin provided by Divi to offer social follow and social share functions on our website. Our social plugins are integrated with our Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest business accounts. When a website visitor makes use of a social follow or share function, the user’s device will make a direct connection between this website and the user’s social media account. The data processed during this interaction may be used by the social media sites, and we have no control over its collection. You can see the privacy policies of social media sites here:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/
Instagram: http://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/
Pinterest: https://about.pinterest.com/privacy-policy

We may also share content such as images, videos, text etc from our connected social media accounts on this website. If website visitors are members of the above social platforms, the platforms may be able to attribute use of the content to the user’s social media profile.

Google Fonts This website uses Google fonts. In order to display the website to you, the servers where the font files are stored may receive personal information such as your IP address or browser/device information

Google Recaptcha We use ReCaptcha provided by Google as a Bot detector on our contact forms to reduce spam. You can see Google’s privacy policy here https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

This website is not intended to be accessed by visitors under the age of 16 and consequently we do not intentionally collect information from any visitor who is under the age of 16. In the event we discover that a person under the age of 16 has accessed our site and provided personal information than we shall attempt to delete and/or destroy such information as soon as possible.

Further Information

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or require more information concerning our privacy practices please contact hello@do-good-stuff.co.uk

Contact Information

Do Good Stuff is based in England and Wales, registered address Lightwood Farm, Lightwood Lane, Sheffield, S8 8BG, UK.

Our social media handles are:

Facebook: @dogoodstufff

Instagram: @do.good.stuff

Pinterest: Do Good Stuff

Changes to the Privacy Policy

This privacy policy is accurate as at November 2019. We reserve the right to alter or amend it without notice. Should the Privacy Policy be altered, the new policy will be posted on the website at https://do-good-stuff.co.uk. Your first use of our website after the date of any amendments or alterations will constitute your acceptance of such changes therefore we recommend you review this Privacy Policy regularly to keep informed of any changes.

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