Website Privacy Policy

The policy: This privacy policy is for this website;
<http://www.brighterdirections.co.uk/> http://www.brighterdirections.co.uk
and served by Brighter Directions, 1 Church View, Clay Cross, S45 9HA and
governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it. It explains how we
comply with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), the DPA (Data
Protection Act) [pre GDPR enforcement] and the PECR (Privacy and Electronic
Communications Regulations).

This policy will explain areas of this website that may affect your privacy
and personal details, how we process, collect, manage and store those
details and how your rights under the GDPR, DPA & PECR are adhere to.
Additionally it will explain the use of cookies or software, advertising or
commercial sponsorship from third parties and the download of any documents,
files or software made available to you (if any) on this website. Further
explanations may be provided for specific pages or features of this website
in order to help you understand how we, this website and its third parties
(if any) interact with you and your computer / device in order to serve it
to you. Our contact information is provided if you have any questions.

The DPA & GDPR May 2018

We and this website complies to the DPA (Data Protection Act 1998) and
already complies to the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) which
comes into affect from May 2018. We will update this policy accordingly
after the completion of the UK’s exit from the European Union.

Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the
website. As required by legislation, where applicable this website uses a
cookie control system, allowing the user to give explicit permission or to
deny the use of /saving of cookies on their computer / device.

What are cookies? Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computers hard
drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions
and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to
provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies
from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take
necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all
cookies from this website and its external serving vendors or use the cookie
control system if available upon their first visit.

Website Visitor Tracking

This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better
understand how they use it. The software will save a cookie to your
computers hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage
of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information.

Downloads & Media Files

Any downloadable documents, files or media made available on this website
are provided to users at their own risk. While all precautions have been
undertaken to ensure only genuine downloads are available users are advised
to verify their authenticity using third party anti virus software or
similar applications.
We accept no responsibility for third party downloads and downloads provided
by external third party websites and advise users to verify their
authenticity using third party anti virus software or similar applications.

Contact & Communication With us

Users contacting this us through this website do so at their own discretion
and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your
personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is
no longer required or has no use.

Where we have clearly stated and made you aware of the fact, and where you
have given your express permission, we may use your details to send you
products/services information through a mailing list system. This is done in
accordance with the regulations named in ‘The policy’ above.

External Website Links & Third Parties

Although we only look to include quality, safe and relevant external links,
users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external
web links mentioned throughout this website. (External links are clickable
text / banner / image links to other websites.

Shortened URL’s; URL shortening is a technique used on the web to shorten
URL’s (Uniform Resource Locators) to something substantially shorter. This
technique is especially used in social media and looks similar to this
(example: http://bit.ly/zyVUBo). Users should take caution before clicking
on shortened URL links and verify their authenticity before proceeding.

We cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website
despite our best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external
links at their own risk and we cannot be held liable for any damages or
implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.