This privacy notice explains how APEC Environmental Ltd uses and protects any information that you provide.
APEC Environmental is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified; you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement which provides detailed information on when and why we collect your personal information, how we use it, the limited conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure.
Under The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), ‘personal data’ is defined as any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
Name and job title
Contact information including telephone number and email address
Demographic information such as address and postcode
Customer specific information to facilitate and maintain a trading relationship
Financial information (including from third parties i.e. credit reference agencies & Companies House)
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service and in particular for the following reasons:
Commercial interests to facilitate and maintain a trading relationship
Assessing financial health
Internal record keeping
We may use the information to improve our services
Why we collect the information
We collect and use this information for the following reasons:
For performance of a contract with you, or to take steps to enter into a contract.
For the purposes of our legitimate interests or those of a third party (e.g. for maintaining records of trading history, to comply with terms of our insurance), but only if these are not overridden by your interests, rights and freedoms.
We seek to ensure that the collection and processing of this information is always proportionate. We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect.
Controlling your personal information
We will not sell or lease your personal information to third parties. We will not distribute your personal information to third parties other than at the request of credit reference agencies, credit insurers or statutory bodies, unless we have your permission or are required to by law to do so.
We may distribute your personal information to our IT suppliers in the course of our legitimate interests in maintaining our network and computers systems (service contracts are in place to ensure security of information).
APEC Environmental reserves the right to disclose to third parties your personal information for the commercial purpose of discharging any liability for recovering any outstanding debt/monies owed.
Please inform us promptly if you have any concerns in relation to the above. Should we not receive a reply to this information then we would presume you have no objections to our retaining the current information we hold for you on our files.