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Privacy Policy

CLOUDSTIX

Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy

 

1.Introduction

 

This is our privacy policy. It tells you how we collect and process data received from you on our site. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

If you have any comments on this privacy policy, please email them to admin@cloudstix.com

 

2.Who We Are

Here are the details that the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regards to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, known as General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) says as a 'data controller', we have to give you:

Our site address is https://www.cloudstix.com

Our company name is Cloudstix.com Ltd

Our registered address is Unit 13, Winchester Road, Haydock Industrial Estate, Haydock, UK. WA11 9XQ

Our [nominated representative or Data Protection Officer] is Mr Darren Sharples and they can be contacted at darren@cloudstix.com

 

3.What we may collect

We may collect and process the following data about you:

  • Information regarding your submitted safety concerns over a specific vape product

  • Personal data submitted for said safety concern

Under GDPR we will ensure that your personal data is processed lawfully, fairly, and transparently, without adversely affecting your rights. We will only process your personal data if you have given consent to the processing for the purposes of recording safety concerns for the vape related product that you submitted your information for.

 

4.Cookies

[All Cookies used by and on our website are used in accordance with current English and EU Cookie Law.]

The site uses cookies or similar technology to collect information about your access to the site. Cookies are pieces of information that include a unique reference code that a website transfers to your device to store and sometimes track information about you.

A few of the cookies we use last only for the duration of your web session and expire when you close your browser. Other cookies are used to remember you when you return to the site and will last for longer.

All cookies used on our site are set by us.

Most computer and some mobile web browsers automatically accept cookies but, if you prefer, you can change your browser to prevent that or to notify you each time a cookie is set. You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser. Please note however, that by blocking or deleting cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the site.

Our cookies will be used for:

Essential session management

  • creating a specific log-in session for a user of the site in order that the site remembers that a user is logged in and that their page requests are delivered in an effective, secure and consistent manner;
  • recognising when a user of the site has visited before allowing us to identify the number of unique users we receive to the site and make sure we have enough capacity for the number of users that we get;
  • recognising if a visitor to the site is registered with us in any way;
  • we may also log information from your computer including the existence of cookies, your IP address and information about your browser program in order to allow us to diagnose problems, administer and track your usage of our site.

 

5.How we use what we collect

We use information about you to:

  • Present site content effectively to you.
  • Carry out our contracts with you.

If you are already our customer, we will only contact you electronically about things to do with your safety concern submission.

In addition, if you don’t want us to use your personal data for any of the other reasons set out in section 5, you can let us know at any time by contacting us at admin@cloudstix.com, and we will delete your data from our systems. However, you acknowledge this will limit our ability to provide the best possible [products and] services to you.

In some cases, the collection of personal data may be a statutory or contractual requirement, and we will be limited in the [products and] services we can provide you if you don’t provide your personal data in these cases.

 

6.Where we store your data

Your data is stored on a 3rd party secure server.  Data is secured to national standards which are monitored regularly.

Data will be kept indefinitely, save for inactive accounts that will be deleted after a period of 12 months inactivity. In any event, we will conduct an [annual] review to ascertain whether we need to keep your personal data. Your personal data will be deleted if we no longer need it.

 

7.Disclosing your information

We are allowed to disclose your information in the following cases:

  • If we want to sell our business, or our company, we can disclose it to the potential buyer.
  • We can disclose it to other businesses in our group.
  • We can disclose it if we have a legal obligation to do so, or in order to protect other people's property, safety or rights.

In some cases, the third parties may require access to some or all of your data during general storage purposes. These are the third parties that have access to your information:

Vidahost (server company)

UKhost4u (server company)

Trustpilot (for purpose of requesting service reviews)

Where any of your data is required for such a purpose, we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data will be handled safely, securely, and in accordance with your rights, our obligations, and the obligations of the third party under GDPR and the law.

 

8.Your rights

You can ask us not to use your data for marketing. You can do this by ticking the relevant boxes on our forms, or by contacting us at any time at admin@cloudstix.com

Under the GDPR, you have the right to:

  • request access to, deletion of or correction of, your personal data held by us at no cost to you;
  • request that your personal data be transferred to another person (data portability);
  • be informed of what data processing is taking place;
  • restrict processing;
  • to object to processing of your personal data; and
  • complain to a supervisory authority.

You also have rights with respect to automated decision-making and profiling as set out in section 11 below.

To enforce any of the foregoing rights or if you have any other questions about our site or this Privacy Policy, please contact us at admin@cloudstix.com.

 

9.Links to other sites

Please note that our terms and conditions and our policies will not apply to other websites that you get to via a link from our site. We have no control over how your data is collected, stored or used by other websites and we advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing any data to them.

 

10.Changes

If we change our Privacy Policy, we will post the changes on this page. If we decide to, we may also email you.

 

11. Automated Decision-Making and Profiling

11.1    In the event that we use personal data for the purposes of automated decision-making and those decisions have a legal (or similarly significant effect) on you, you have the right to challenge to such decisions under GDPR, requesting human intervention, expressing their own point of view, and obtaining an explanation of the decision from us.

11.2    The right described in section 11.1 does not apply in the following circumstances:

a)    the decision is necessary for the entry into, or performance of, a contract     between the you and us;

b)    the decision is authorised by law; or

c)    you have given you explicit consent.

11.3    Where we use your personal data for profiling purposes, the following shall apply:

a)    Clear information explaining the profiling will be provided, including its significance and the likely consequences;

b)    Appropriate mathematical or statistical procedures will be used;

c)    Technical and organisational measures necessary to minimise the risk of errors and to enable such errors to be easily corrected shall be implemented; and

d)    All personal data processed for profiling purposes shall be secured in order to prevent discriminatory effects arising out of profiling.

 

12.Dispute Resolution

12.1 The Parties will use their best efforts to negotiate in good faith and settle any dispute that may arise out of or relate to this Privacy Policy or any breach of it.

12.2 If any such dispute cannot be settled amicably through ordinary negotiations between the parties, or either or both is or are unwilling to engage in this process, either party may propose to the other in writing that structured negotiations be entered into with the assistance of a fully accredited mediator before resorting to litigation.

12.3 If the parties are unable to agree upon a mediator, or if the mediator agreed upon is unable or unwilling to act and an alternative mediator cannot be agreed, any party may within 14 days of the date of knowledge of either event.

12.4 Within 14 days of the appointment of the mediator (either by mutual agreement of the parties in accordance with their mediation procedure), the parties will meet with the mediator to agree the procedure to be adopted for the mediation, unless otherwise agreed between the parties and the mediator.

12.5 All negotiations connected with the relevant dispute(s) will be conducted in confidence and without prejudice to the rights of the parties in any further proceedings.

12.6 If the parties agree on a resolution of the dispute at mediation, the agreement shall be reduced to writing and, once signed by the duly authorised representatives of both parties, shall be final and binding on them.

12.7 If the parties fail to resolve the dispute(s) within 60 days (or such longer term as may be agreed between the parties) of the mediator being appointed, or if either party withdraws from the mediation procedure, then either party may exercise any right to seek a remedy through arbitration by an arbitrator to be appointed.

12.8 Any dispute shall not affect the parties’ ongoing obligations under this Privacy Policy.