Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies between you, the User of this Website and Geeky Designs

Ltd, the owner and provider of this Website. Geeky Designs Ltd takes the privacy of

your information very seriously. This privacy policy applies to our use of any and all

Data collected by us or provided by you in relation to your use of the Website.

Please read this privacy policy carefully.

Definitions and interpretation

1. In this privacy policy, the following definitions are used:

Data

collectively all information that you submit to Geeky Designs Ltd via the

Website. This definition incorporates, where applicable, the definitions

provided in the Data Protection Laws;

Cookies

a small text file placed on your computer by this Website when you visit

certain parts of the Website and/or when you use certain features of

the Website. Details of the cookies used by this Website are set out in

the clause below (Cookies);

Data

Protection

Laws

any applicable law relating to the processing of personal Data,

including but not limited to the Directive 96/46/EC (Data Protection

Directive) or the GDPR, and any national implementing laws,

regulations and secondary legislation, for as long as the GDPR is

effective in the UK;

GDPR the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679;

Geeky

Designs Ltd,

we or us

Geeky Designs Ltd, a company incorporated in England and Wales with

registered number 30 whose registered office is at Dennett Rd,

Prescot, L355EZ;

UK and EU

Cookie Law

the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations

2003 as amended by the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC

Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011;

User or you

any third party that accesses the Website and is not either (i) employed

by Geeky Designs Ltd and acting in the course of their employment or

(ii) engaged as a consultant or otherwise providing services to Geeky

Designs Ltd and accessing the Website in connection with the provision

of such services; and

Website

the website that you are currently using, www.geekydesigns.co.uk, and

any sub-domains of this site unless expressly excluded by their own

terms and conditions.

2. In this privacy policy, unless the context requires a different interpretation:

1. the singular includes the plural and vice versa;

2. references to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices are to sub-clauses,

clauses, schedules or appendices of this privacy policy;

3. a reference to a person includes firms, companies, government entities, trusts and

partnerships;

4. “including” is understood to mean “including without limitation”;

5. reference to any statutory provision includes any modification or amendment of it;

6. the headings and sub-headings do not form part of this privacy policy.

7.

Scope of this privacy policy

1. This privacy policy applies only to the actions of Geeky Designs Ltd and Users with

respect to this Website. It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from

this Website including, but not limited to, any links we may provide to social media

websites.

2. For purposes of the applicable Data Protection Laws, Geeky Designs Ltd is the “data

controller”. This means that Geeky Designs Ltd determines the purposes for which,

and the manner in which, your Data is processed.

Data collected

1. We may collect the following Data, which includes personal Data, from you:

1. name;

2. contact Information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;

3. IP address (automatically collected);

in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

How we collect Data

1. We collect Data in the following ways:

1. data is given to us by you;

2. data is received from other sources; and

3. data is collected automatically.

Data that is given to us by you

1. Geeky Designs Ltd will collect your Data in a number of ways, for example:

1. when you contact us through the Website, by telephone, post, e-mail or through any

other means;

2. when you complete surveys that we use for research purposes (although you are not

obliged to respond to them);

3. when you make payments to us, through this Website or otherwise;

4. when you elect to receive marketing communications from us;

5. when you use our services;

in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

Data that is received from third parties

1. Geeky Designs Ltd will receive Data about you from the following third parties:

1. Google;

2. WPMU DEV;

Data that is collected automatically

1. To the extent that you access the Website, we will collect your Data automatically, for

example:

1. we automatically collect some information about your visit to the Website. This

information helps us to make improvements to Website content and navigation, and

includes your IP address, the date, times and frequency with which you access the

Website and the way you use and interact with its content.

2. we will collect your Data automatically via cookies, in line with the cookie settings on

your browser. For more information about cookies, and how we use them on the

Website, see the section below, headed “Cookies”.

Our use of Data

1. Any or all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to

provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our Website.

Specifically, Data may be used by us for the following reasons:

1. internal record keeping;

2. improvement of our products / services;

3. transmission by email of marketing materials that may be of interest to you;

4. contact for market research purposes which may be done using email, telephone, fax

or mail. Such information may be used to customise or update the Website;

in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

2. We may use your Data for the above purposes if we deem it necessary to do so for our

legitimate interests. If you are not satisfied with this, you have the right to object in

certain circumstances (see the section headed “Your rights” below).

3. For the delivery of direct marketing to you via e-mail, we’ll need your consent, whether

via an opt-in or soft-opt-in:

1. soft opt-in consent is a specific type of consent which applies when you have

previously engaged with us (for example, you contact us to ask us for more details

about a particular product/service, and we are marketing similar products/services).

Under “soft opt-in” consent, we will take your consent as given unless you opt-out.

2. for other types of e-marketing, we are required to obtain your explicit consent; that is,

you need to take positive and affirmative action when consenting by, for example,

checking a tick box that we’ll provide.

3. if you are not satisfied about our approach to marketing, you have the right to

withdraw consent at any time. To find out how to withdraw your consent, see the

section headed “Your rights” below.

Who we share Data with

1. We may share your Data with the following groups of people for the following

reasons:

1. our employees, agents and/or professional advisors – for payment and email services;

2. third party service providers who provide services to us which require the processing

of personal data – google analytics and backup services;

3. third party payment providers who process payments made over the Website – paypal

and gocardless will hold payment details;

4. relevant authorities – collection of taxes;

in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

Keeping Data secure

1. We will use technical and organisational measures to safeguard your Data, for

example:

1. access to your account is controlled by a password and a user name that is unique to

you.

2. we store your Data on secure servers.

2. Technical and organisational measures include measures to deal with any suspected

data breach. If you suspect any misuse or loss or unauthorised access to your Data,

please let us know immediately by contacting us via this e-mail address:

info@geekydesigns.co.uk.

3. If you want detailed information from Get Safe Online on how to protect your

information and your computers and devices against fraud, identity theft, viruses and

many other online problems, please visit www.getsafeonline.org. Get Safe Online is

supported by HM Government and leading businesses.

Data retention

1. Unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law, we will only hold your

Data on our systems for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this

privacy policy or until you request that the Data be deleted.

2. Even if we delete your Data, it may persist on backup or archival media for legal, tax or

regulatory purposes.

Your rights

1. You have the following rights in relation to your Data:

1. Right to access – the right to request (i) copies of the information we hold about you at

any time, or (ii) that we modify, update or delete such information. If we provide you

with access to the information we hold about you, we will not charge you for this,

unless your request is “manifestly unfounded or excessive.” Where we are legally

permitted to do so, we may refuse your request. If we refuse your request, we will tell

you the reasons why.

2. Right to correct – the right to have your Data rectified if it is inaccurate or incomplete.

3. Right to erase – the right to request that we delete or remove your Data from our

systems.

4. Right to restrict our use of your Data – the right to “block” us from using your Data or

limit the way in which we can use it.

5. Right to data portability – the right to request that we move, copy or transfer your

Data.

6. Right to object – the right to object to our use of your Data including where we use it

for our legitimate interests.

2. To make enquiries, exercise any of your rights set out above, or withdraw your consent

to the processing of your Data (where consent is our legal basis for processing your

Data), please contact us via this e-mail address: info@geekydesigns.co.uk.

3. If you are not satisfied with the way a complaint you make in relation to your Data is

handled by us, you may be able to refer your complaint to the relevant data protection

authority. For the UK, this is the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The ICO’s

contact details can be found on their website at https://ico.org.uk/.

4. It is important that the Data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us

informed if your Data changes during the period for which we hold it.

Links to other websites

1. This Website may, from time to time, provide links to other websites. We have no

control over such websites and are not responsible for the content of these websites.

This privacy policy does not extend to your use of such websites. You are advised to

read the privacy policy or statement of other websites prior to using them.

Changes of business ownership and control

1. Geeky Designs Ltd may, from time to time, expand or reduce our business and this

may involve the sale and/or the transfer of control of all or part of Geeky Designs Ltd.

Data provided by Users will, where it is relevant to any part of our business so

transferred, be transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly

controlling party will, under the terms of this privacy policy, be permitted to use the

Data for the purposes for which it was originally supplied to us.

2. We may also disclose Data to a prospective purchaser of our business or any part of it.

3. In the above instances, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring your privacy is

protected.

Cookies

1. This Website may place and access certain Cookies on your computer. Geeky Designs

Ltd uses Cookies to improve your experience of using the Website. Geeky Designs Ltd

has carefully chosen these Cookies and has taken steps to ensure that your privacy is

protected and respected at all times.

2. All Cookies used by this Website are used in accordance with current UK and EU

Cookie Law.

3. Before the Website places Cookies on your computer, you will be presented with a

message bar requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to

the placing of Cookies, you are enabling Geeky Designs Ltd to provide a better

experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of

Cookies; however certain features of the Website may not function fully or as

intended.

4. This Website may place the following Cookies:

Type of Cookie Purpose

Strictly necessary

cookies

These are cookies that are required for the

operation of our website. They include, for

example, cookies that enable you to log into

secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart

or make use of e-billing services.

Analytical/performance

cookies

They allow us to recognise and count the

number of visitors and to see how visitors move

around our website when they are using it. This

helps us to improve the way our website works,

for example, by ensuring that users are finding

what they are looking for easily.

Functionality cookies These are used to recognise you when you

return to our website. This enables us to

personalise our content for you, greet you by

name and remember your preferences (for

example, your choice of language or region).

5. You can find a list of Cookies that we use in the Cookies Schedule.

6. You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. By default, most

internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please

consult the help menu in your internet browser.

7. You can choose to delete Cookies at any time; however you may lose any information

that enables you to access the Website more quickly and efficiently including, but not

limited to, personalisation settings.

8. It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and that

you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser

if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.

9. For more information generally on cookies, including how to disable them, please refer

to aboutcookies.org. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your

computer.

General

1. You may not transfer any of your rights under this privacy policy to any other person.

We may transfer our rights under this privacy policy where we reasonably believe your

rights will not be affected.

2. If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of this privacy policy (or

part of any provision) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or partprovision

will, to the extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the validity and

enforceability of the other provisions of this privacy policy will not be affected.

3. Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or

remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy.

4. This Agreement will be governed by and interpreted according to the law of England

and Wales. All disputes arising under the Agreement will be subject to the exclusive

jurisdiction of the English and Welsh courts.

Changes to this privacy policy

1. Geeky Designs Ltd reserves the right to change this privacy policy as we may deem

necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be

immediately posted on the Website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms

of the privacy policy on your first use of the Website following the alterations.

You may contact Geeky Designs Ltd by email at info@geekydesigns.co.uk.

2.

Attribution

1. This privacy policy was created using a document from Rocket Lawyer

13 November 2018

Cookies

Below is a list of the cookies that we use. We have tried to ensure this is complete and

up to date, but if you think that we have missed a cookie or there is any discrepancy,

please let us know.

Strictly necessary

We use the following strictly necessary cookies:

Description of Cookie Purpose

session cookie maintain your session whilst you are

using our website

Analytical/performance

We use the following analytical/performance cookies:

Description of Cookie Purpose

We use this cookie to help us analyse

how users use the website

We use this cookie to help us analyse

how users use the website

Functionality

We use the following functionality cookies:

Description of Cookie Purpose

We use this cookie to identify your

computer and analyse traffic patterns

on our website

We use this cookie to identify your

computer and analyse traffic patterns

on our website

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