Who We Are
Telephone number: 01536 724001
V.A.T. Registration number: GB 338237492
Data Protection Officer: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Bennie Group is registered under the Data Protection Act. ICO reg. no Z6180562
Data Protection Act 1998 & General Data Protection Regulations (EU 2016/679)
The Bennie Group and subsidiary companies adhere to the terms of the Data Protection Act 1998, and General Data Protection Regulation (EU 2016/679) (GDPR), so that we may obtain, store and use information about individuals, gathered from our websites.
We are required under GDPR to notify you of the information contained in this privacy notice, detailing how and why we collect, use and store your information. You have the right to contact us at any time for a full list of your stored information, or to request the complete withdrawal of your information. There is no fee for this service.
Information gathered by us
If you have done business with us, registered for an account, visited our websites, or signed-up for our emails we will securely hold your personal information on our secure databases. Such data held could include: Name, business, address, email address, telephone number, your marketing preferences and your customer history with us.
When you enter our website, we may use your internet protocol (“IP”) address to help diagnose problems with our servers, to administer our website and to help identify you. Your IP address may also be used by us to understand broad demographic information and for other purposes, such as monitoring visitor frequency.
How we use personal information
The Bennie Group and subsidiary companies use your personal information for business administration, customer services, customer research, fraud prevention and to provide you with relevant account related information.
For marketing purposes, we may analyse your personal information, including the products you view and buy, your browsing habits and other ways you interact with The Bennie Group and subsidiary companies, to evaluate the effectiveness of our advertising and to help us provide more relevant offers, advice and information.
We will only send you information about our offers and promotions if you choose to receive it and you can change your marketing preferences at any time. In some situations, we will use your data to pursue our legitimate interests in a way which might reasonably be expected as part of running our business.
The Bennie Group may retain data for differing periods of time for different purposes as required by statute or best practices. Other statutory obligations, legal processes and enquiries may also necessitate the retention of certain data.
Sharing personal information
Sometimes it is necessary for us to share your personal data with trusted third parties. The Bennie Group will ensure that data processed by external processors for example, service providers, IT companies who support our website and other business systems, couriers and direct marketing companies are compliant with this policy and the relevant legislation.
The Bennie Group will only share your data with external processors who we have been vetted first and who we appoint to work with us to provide services to you. The Bennie Group may also share your data within our companies that form part of Bennie Holdings Ltd.
By visiting our website, you consent to the use of your information as set out in this privacy statement. We may change our privacy statement at any time. If we change our privacy statement, we will post the changes on this website, so that you may be aware of the information we collect and how we use it at all times.
Removing and correcting information
We will remove or amend any personal information from our database or amend or change the information we hold about you or any such information if you request that we do so. Such request should be made by email or letter addressed to the Data Protection Officer at the address set out above and below.
F.A.O Data Protection Officer
The Bennie Group
Applicable law and jurisdiction
The terms of this privacy statement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.
Privacy statement revision 1/5/19