At Fine Sounds UK, we are committed to protecting the personal data that we obtain.
The Website is operated by Fine Sounds UK Limited (we, us, our), a company incorporated in England & Wales with company number SC658402 and registered office at Cowan & Partners 60 Constitution Street, Leith, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, EH6 6RR. Where we decide the purpose or means for the processing of the personal data that you provide via our Website, we are the “data controller”. As data controller, we will comply with all applicable data protection laws, including the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679.
Our Website may contain hyperlinks to third party websites. These websites operate fully independently from us, and we cannot accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of such third parties nor the availability of these external sites or resources. The appearance of such links on our Website is not an endorsement. Should you use any of these websites, such use is at your own risk and we would advise that you review their respective privacy policies.
We are always trying to improve our Website and to offer the best, most accessible service possible to all of our customers.
To evaluate and make improvements, we utilise third party data analytics service providers (such as Google Analytics) to improve our visibility and to monitor website browser behaviour and navigation across the Website. These third party data analytics service providers collect this information on our behalf in accordance with our instructions and in line with their own privacy policies. We have contracts in place to protect the confidentiality of your information with all of our third party data analytics service providers.
When you visit our Website, our service providers may collect the following data, which will almost always be anonymised and aggregated before reporting back to us:
To find out more about how this data is collected, please read below about the use of analytics and cookies.
When you visit our Website, whether to browse our content, to contact us about our services or make a purchase, we (or our third party service providers acting on our behalf) may use the personal information that you provide for the following purposes:
Providing our Products and Services
If you contact us to make an enquiry or to raise a concern about our Website or any aspect of our online services, we aim to respond to you as promptly as possible and we do so on the basis that we have a legitimate interest in replying to you.
If you have asked to be added to our mailing list, we will provide your details to a third party company called Campaign Monitor that helps us to produce and manage our newsletters. We provide these communications on the basis that you have asked to receive these. If you change your mind, you may opt-out at any time via the unsubscribe feature that appears in our emails or by emailing email@example.com
You may also be asked to opt in to receive updates or information about other similar services from our network of recommended suppliers or to receive promotional material, including vouchers or discount offers, from us or our suppliers.
We will not process your information for the purposes of marketing or pass your information on to third parties for the purposes of such marketing unless you give your consent or you have given it already.
We process personal information for the legitimate interests and under the legal obligation of ensuring that use of the Website and e-shop (i) is lawful and non-fraudulent, (ii) does not disrupt the operation of our services, (iii) does not harass our staff or other individuals, and (iv) to enforce our legal rights and comply with our legal obligations.
In accordance with our legal obligations, we may disclose your information to the extent required by law which may include for financial accounting and taxation purposes with our auditors, regulators or other government bodies such as HMRC. We may also disclose your information to third parties in order to enforce or apply our contractual terms, to investigate potential breaches, to protect the rights and freedoms, property or safety of our business or those of our customers and other individuals.
Where we reasonably believe that you are or may be in breach of any of the applicable laws, we may use your personal information to inform relevant third parties such as your email/internet provider or law enforcement agencies about the content.
If we are involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of our business or assets, the information we hold may be included as part of that sale, in which case you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on the Site of any changes in ownership or use of your information, as any choices you may have regarding that information.
By using our Website, you agree to us placing these sorts of cookies on your device and accessing them when you visit the site in the future. If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, the “help” section in your browser should provide instructions on how to locate the file or directory that stores cookies. Further information about cookies can be found at https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-pecr/cookies-and-similar-technologies/ .
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.
You can block the download of cookies or remove/disable them (including the cookies we use) by altering the privacy settings on your web browser. You can find guidance on how to manage cookies through your browser settings here.
Our Website also uses Google Analytics and you can find out more here: How Google uses data when you use our partners' sites or apps.
To learn how to opt out of Google Analytics, please visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/or your Google Ads Settings.
This information is not used to develop a personal profile of you.
If you have any questions or comments about this privacy notice, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
All financial transactions via our e-shop are handled directly by our payment service providers. We will not share any personal information with these third party providers, nor will we receive any of the financial information that you provide to them. The payment providers which we use are PayPal and Stripe.
By group company, we mean our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined with reference to the definitions of "holding undertaking" and "subsidiary undertaking" in section 1162 of the UK Companies Act 2006.
We will not pass your information on to third parties for marketing purposes unless you have provided your consent, in which event the advertisements that appear when you visit our Website will be targeted to provide you with more relevant advertising content and you may receive communications from third parties offering similar or related services to us.
Your choices and rights in relation to personal data which we process relating to you
You have the following rights over the way we process personal data relating to you. We aim to comply without undue delay, and within one month at the latest:
To make a request in relation to any of the aforementioned rights, please email us at email@example.com
You are under no statutory or contractual obligation to provide any of your personal data to us. However, if you do not provide the personal information requested, we will not be able to provide you with the services that we offer.
If you are unhappy with the way that we are processing your personal data, please let us know. The best way to bring this to our attention is by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We do not knowingly use the Website to solicit data from or market to children under the age of 13.
If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with information or may be receiving communications from us without consent of a parent or guardian, we ask that this be brought to our immediate attention. We will make it our priority to address this situation and delete information relating to a child as soon as practicable. In such an event, please contact us at email@example.com.
We will take commercially reasonable, appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk that could be encountered via the use of our Website and services, taking into account the likelihood and severity those risks might pose to the rights and freedoms of our customers and other individuals who might be impacted.
In particular, we will take precautions to protect against the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, or alteration, and unauthorised disclosure of or access to the personal data transmitted, stored or otherwise processed by us.
Please be aware that, while we make the security of our Website and your personal information a high priority and we devote considerable time and resources to implementing and maintaining robust information technology security, no security system can prevent all security breaches. By choosing to share your personal information with us, you accept the aforesaid and provide your information at your own risk.
In accordance with data protection laws and good commercial practice, we do not retain data in a form that permits identification of the person(s) to whom it relates for any longer than is necessary. Once the purpose for which information has been collected has been fulfilled, we will either permanently delete your personal information or remove all identifiers within it so that it is no longer personal data. We may use such anonymised data for research and/or business analysis purposes.
Where you have provided us with personal information in order to set up an account with us, we will retain those details for as long as your account remains active. This means if you delete your account with us, we will delete your personal data associated with your account.
Where we obtain your personal data in relation to the use or purchase of our services or products, including VAT or invoicing information, we are obligated by law to keep this for a minimum of 6 years
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