This privacy notice aims to give you information on how we collect and process your personal data through your use of this website.
If you have any questions about this privacy notice, including any requests to exercise your legal rights, please contact us using the information set out below.
272 Bath Street
Glasgow, G2 4JR
1. WHO WE ARE
We are Eyecademy Ltd, a company registered in the UK with company no. SC346922 and registered office at 272 Bath Street, Glasgow, G2 4JR. We may also use several other companies that we own or control when providing services to you or your business (our “Affiliates”).
We operate or control the following domains (collectively, our (“Website”)):
For the purposes of data protection law, we will be a controller of the personal data we hold about you. This means we make decisions about how and why your data is used, and have a legal duty to make sure that your rights are protected. Our Data Protection Officer can be contacted using the details given below.
We collect the following types of personal data:
Data you give us:
When you fill in forms on our Website, we will receive the personal data they contain. This information may be provided at the time of requesting information about what we do or registering to attending a training session we provide. If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
Information we collect about you from Public sources
We pride ourselves on having deep knowledge of the industry we operate in. This involves conducting research on other companies whom we might like to purchase goods or services from, or whom we may wish to open discussions with about our own offerings. We may gather personal information about you as part of this research e.g. from your publically-available LinkedIn profile, from press articles about you or your company, or from open government databases e.g. Companies House. We may also receive information about you if you post on any of our social media pages, connect with us on LinkedIn or interact with us on Twitter.
We will never collect personal information which is not publically accessible and will not use it in a way which is privacy-intrusive. We will respect your wishes if you tell us that you do not want to be contacted for these purposes.
Information we collect From Affiliates
We may obtain personal information about you from our Affiliates regardless of whether these entities share the Eyecademy brand. We may use any high-level personal information that we obtain from our Affiliates in accordance with the terms under which that information was collected by that Affiliate.
Information we collect as part of our contract with you
If you engage us to develop software, integrate software packages into your system, or provide tech support for any of the above, we may need to access your customer database in order to do so. Your database will likely contain personal data about your individual customers (or their employees if they are business-to-business customers). There are certain situations where we cannot develop software, improve performance or fix bugs without accessing or holding this information. If we do need access to your customer database, we will tell you. We store your data on secure servers within the EU (either at our own premises or in the data centres of trusted third-party providers). All our employees are bound by strict rules regarding confidentiality and we will never use this customer personal information in a way which you have not authorised.
When you visit our Website, we may collect information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our Website (including the date and time); pages you viewed; page response times, download errors, lengths of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks and mouse-overs), methods used to browse away from the page; if you linked to our site from another website, the address of that website, and, if you linked to the site from a search engine, the address of that search engine and the search term you used; and actions performed on the Website using cookies and page tagging techniques to help us improve the Website.
Special Category Data (also known as sensitive personal data)
We do not collect any Special Categories of personal data about you (this includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health and genetic and biometric data). Nor do we collect any information about criminal convictions and offences.
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or device if you agree.
We use the following types of cookies:
(a) 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.
(b) Analytical/performance cookies
These cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our Website. This helps us to improve the way it works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
(c) Google Analytics
If you wish to refuse Google’s cookies, you can do so by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. More generally, you can refuse to accept some or all cookies by modifying settings within your browser. For guidance on how to do this visit http://www.aboutcookies.org. However, if you block strictly necessary cookies, you may be unable to access certain parts of our Website.