Privacy Policy

 

1. Introduction

This Avalonelectronics.co.uk Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes how we (Avalon Electronics Ltd., the Company), collect and use information pertaining to each of our agents, customers and visitors using our email links (each, a “Visitor” or “User” or “you”), in connection with their access to and use of the avalonelectronics.co.uk website (including any of its subdomains, the “Website”). 

The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to provide you with a clear explanation of when, why and how we collect and use your personal information, as well as an explanation of your statutory rights.  This Privacy Policy is not intended to override the terms of any contract you have with us, nor any rights you might have under applicable data privacy laws.

We are exempt from registration in the ICO Data Protection Register because we are only processing personal data for core business purposes.

2. The Information we Collect

Under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) we control and / or process any personal information about you electronically. We collect two types of information regarding our Visitors and Users:

  1. Unidentified and non-identifiable information pertaining to a Visitor or un-identified User, which may be made available to us, or collected automatically via his/her access to the Website (“Non-personal Information”). Such Non-personal Information does not enable us to identify the Visitor or User from whom it was collected. The Non-personal Information collected by us mainly consists of technical and aggregated usage information, such as Visitors’ and Users’ browsing activity, non-identifying information regarding the Visitor’s or User’s device, operating system, internet browser, screen resolution, language and keyboard settings, internet service provider, referring/exit pages, date/time stamps, etc.

  2. Individually identifiable information, namely information that identifies or can identify, an individual, or may be of private or sensitive nature (“Personal Information”). The Personal Information collected by us consists of contact details (e.g., e-mail address or phone number, name), which are only collected from Users who have sent an email message via the Website or who have set up a member’s area on the Website, or from agents whose contact details are shown on the relevant page of the Website.

3. How the Information is Collected

When you visit or use our services – you may also provide us with certain information (either automatically through the process of using the Website, or by manually submitting it).

 

4. Why the Information is Collected

We collect Non-personal and Personal Information for the following purposes:

  1. To provide information about our agents or representatives;

  2. To provide our Users with product information and technical support;

  3. To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non-personal Information, which we may use to provide and improve our website, products or services; 

  4. To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.

We will continue to process your information under this basis until you withdraw consent, or it is determined your consent no longer exists.

 

5. How we Store Information

The Website is hosted on the wix.com (the Provider) platform. The Provider provides us with the online platform that allows us to display our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through The Provider’s data storage, databases and general applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. 

EU-U.S. Privacy Shield & Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Disclosure: The Provider participates in, and has certified its compliance with, the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework. The Provider is committed to subjecting all Personal Information received from European Union (EU) member countries and Switzerland, respectively, in reliance on the Privacy Shield Framework, to the Framework’s applicable Principles.  To learn more about the Privacy Shield Framework, visit the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Privacy Shield List, here.​

The Provider is responsible for the processing of Personal Information it receives, under the Privacy Shield Framework, and subsequent transfers to a third party acting as an agent on its behalf. The Provider complies with the Privacy Shield Principles for all onward transfers of Personal Information from the EU, including the onward transfer liability provisions.

With respect to Personal Information received or transferred pursuant to the Privacy Shield Framework, The Provider is subject to the regulatory enforcement powers of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC). In certain situations, The Provider may be asked to disclose personal data in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements, and will do so where permitted by local data protection laws.

The Company may also store customers’ and agents’ data on its own secure server.

6. How we Contact Site Users

We will contact site visitors in response to any request for product information or technical support.

We may contact representatives whose details we display on the Website to notify them about technical issues with the Website, to inform them of matters pertaining to relevant Company operations or about product updates.

We do not currently operate marketing campaigns or intend to send unsolicited messages to those users whose data we hold.

 

7. Editing Data or Withdrawing Consent

If we hold personal data due to your having previously contacted us and you wish to access, amend anything - or no longer wish us to hold your data at all, please send a request to admin@avalonelectronics.co.uk

 

8. Policy Updates

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it from time-to-time. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it. 

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