ADSA Ltd (Automatic Door Suppliers Association Limited), Cathedral House, 5 Beacon Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13 7AA, United Kinddom takes the protection of personal data of its customers and prospective customers very seriously and complies with the data protection legislation. Under no circumstances will the collected data be sold.
The following information explains how Automatic Door Suppliers Association Limited guarantees this protection and which data is collected for which purpose; furthermore, users agree to the necessary use of data and are informed about their rights.
1. Personal data
Personal data are individual details about personal or factual circumstances of a specific or identifiable natural person. This includes information such as name, address, telephone number and date of birth. Information which is not directly related to the real identity of a person – e.g. visited websites or number of users of a website – is not personal data.
2. Responsible party
The Responsible Party, as defined by the data protection legislation, is Automatic Door Suppliers Association Limited, Cathedral House, 5 Beacon Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13 7AA, United Kinddom.
3. Data security
Automatic Door Suppliers Association Limited takes all necessary technical and organisational security measures to protect personal data against misuse and loss. All data is stored in a secure operating environment which is not publicly accessible.
Where possible, confidential data is transferred using the HTTPS protocol with SSL certificate encryption.
4. Data processing, consent to the use of data
When users visit the website www.adsa.org.uk, the web server of Automatic Door Suppliers Association Limited will temporarily store the following data by default to ensure system security:
- connection data of the requesting computer (IP address),
- identification data of the browser and operating system type,
- Automatic Door Suppliers Association Limited webpages visited,
- date and duration of the visit.
Additional personal information such as name, address, telephone number or e-mail address is not collected unless these details are provided on a voluntary basis, e.g. in the context of a registration, a survey, a competition, or when executing a contract or requesting information. Automatic Door Suppliers Association Limited cannot allocate the automatically collected data to specific individuals. A compilation of this data with other data sources is not made.
Automatic Door Suppliers Association Limited also captures and stores all the information users enter on the website or transmit to Automatic Door Suppliers Association Limited in any other way. Such data concerns e.g.:
- offer data
- ordering data
- calculation data
- and data of general nature
Automatic Door Suppliers Association Limited uses the personal data provided by users solely for the purpose of technical administration of the webpages and to fulfil the wishes and requirements of users, for the provision of goods and services, for the settlement of payments, for necessary checks and to facilitate ordering or booking by creating user accounts, or to respond to an inquiry.
Automatic Door Suppliers Association Limited also uses information to improve the website www.adsa.org.uk, to prevent or detect abuse and fraud, or to enable third parties to carry out technical, logistical or other services for Automatic Door Suppliers Association Limited.
Automatic Door Suppliers Association Limited is entitled to collect, process, and store the above data for the above purposes, and to use it for their own purposes. The user gives his express consent to this, and the consent is logged by Automatic Door Suppliers Association Limited. Moreover, in connection with the use of the website www.adsa.org.uk as well as online orders, Automatic Door Suppliers Association Limited is entitled to contact users via e-mail; the user gives their consent to this.
Only if the user has previously given consent or if – to the extent stipulated by legal regulations – no opposition was lodged, will Automatic Door Suppliers Association Limited use this data for product-related surveys and marketing purposes.
A transfer or other transmission of personal data to third parties occurs only to the extent described below:
- If a disclosure is necessary for the processing of contracts
- If the user has expressly consented
Anonymised data (if an assignment to a particular person is not possible) may be used by Automatic Door Suppliers Association Limited for statistical purposes and also passed on to third parties.
5. Withdrawal of consent, deletion of data
The user can, at any time, revoke his consent regarding the storage of his personal data or demand from Automatic Door Suppliers Association Limited the correction of the stored data. For this purpose it is sufficient to send an e-mail to Automatic Door Suppliers Association Limited: info(at)adsa.org.uk. If the consent for the storage and processing of personal data is revoked, the website www.adsa.org.uk can no longer be fully utilised by the user.
Personal data is deleted
- if users revoke their consent to the storage,
- if the knowledge of the data is no longer required to fulfil the objective pursued with the storage,
- if its storage is or has become inadmissible for other legal reasons.
In several areas of the website www.adsa.org.uk, cookies are used which serve to make the site more user-friendly, effective and safe. Cookies are small text files which allow for users to be recognised. They are stored by the browser memory on the computer of the user. Most of the cookies used by Automatic Door Suppliers Association Limited are so-called "session cookies" which are automatically deleted after the user has left the website.
Automatic Door Suppliers Association Limited also uses "permanent cookies" in order to capture information about users who repeatedly visit the website. This helps to achieve an optimum user guidance and the website user is offered the greatest possible variety and availability of new content. The content of a permanent cookie is limited to an identification number. Name, IP address etc. are not stored.
Using the website is also possible without cookies. Users can deactivate the storage of cookies in their browser, limit the storage to specific websites or adjust their browser in such a way that it notifies about the sending of a cookie. Users can also delete cookies from their hard disc. In this case, only a limited page presentation and limited user guidance are possible.
7. Further information
The user is aware of the fact that, even with the current state of technology, privacy for data transmissions on the Internet cannot be guaranteed. In this respect, users themselves are responsible for the security of the data they transmit online.