Privacy policy

8 Solutions is committed to safeguarding the privacy of its website visitors; this policy sets out how the company will treat your personal information.

What information does 8 Solutions collect?

8 Solutions may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:

(a) information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views, website navigation)

(b) information relating to any transactions carried out between you and 8 Solutions on or in relation to this website, including information relating to any purchases you make of its goods or services

(c) information that you provide to 8 Solutions for the purpose of registering

(d) information that you provide to 8 Solutions for the purpose of subscribing to its website services, email notifications and/or newsletters

(e) any other information that you choose to send to

Cookies

A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.

8 Solutions may use “session” cookies and “persistent” cookies on the website. 8 Solutions will use the session cookies to: keep track of you whilst you navigate the website; and will use the persistent cookies to enable its website to recognise you when you visit.

Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.

8 Solutions uses Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to its website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information. Google’s privacy policy is available at: https://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.

Using your personal information

Personal information submitted to 8 Solutions via this website will be used for the purposes specified in this privacy policy or in relevant parts of the website.

8 Solutions may use your personal information to:

(a) administer the website

(b) improve your browsing experience by personalizing the website

(c) enable your use of the services available on the website

(d) send to you goods purchased via the website, and supply to you services purchased via the website

(e) send statements and invoices to you, and collect payments from you

(f) send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications

(g) send you email notifications which you have specifically requested

(h) send to you its newsletter and other marketing communications relating to its business which 8 Solutions thinks may be of interest to you by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform 8 Solutions at any time if you no longer require marketing communications)

(i) deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website

Where you submit personal information for publication on the 8 Solutions website, the company will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the license you grant to it.

8 Solutions will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.

All 8 Solutions website financial transactions are handled through its payment services provider. You can review the payment service provider’s privacy policy by contacting us.

8 Solutions will share information with its payment service provider only to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing payments you make via the 8 Solutions website and dealing with complaints and queries relating to such payments.

Disclosures

8 Solutions may disclose information about you to [any of 8 Solutions employees, officers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors] insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes as set out in this privacy policy.

In addition, 8 Solutions may disclose your personal information:

(a) to the extent that 8 Solutions is required to do so by law

(b) in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings

(c) in order to establish, exercise or defend 8 Solutions’ legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk)

[(d) to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset which 8 Solutions is (or are contemplating) selling

[(e) to any person which 8 Solutions reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in 8 Solutions’ reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.]

Except as provided in this privacy policy, 8 Solutions will not provide your information to third parties.

International data transfers

Information that 8 Solutions collects may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which it operates in order to enable 8 Solutions to use the information in accordance with this privacy policy.

Information which you provide may be transferred to other countries which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Area.

In addition, personal information that you submit for publication on the website will be published on the internet and may be available, via the internet, around the world. 8 Solutions cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.

You expressly agree to such transfers of personal information.

Security of your personal information

8 Solutions will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

8 Solutions will store all the personal information you provide on its secure servers. All electronic transactions you make to or receive from 8 Solutions will be encrypted using SSL technology.

Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and 8 Solutions cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

You are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential. 8 Solutions will not ask you for your password except when you log in to the website).

Policy amendments

8 Solutions may update this privacy policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on its website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes.

8 Solutions may also notify you of changes to its privacy policy by email.

Your rights

You may instruct 8 Solutions to provide you with any personal information it holds about you.

Provision of such information will be subject to:

(a) the payment of a fee (currently fixed at -£10.00)

(b) the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity (for this purpose, 8 Solutions will usually accept a photocopy of your passport certified by a solicitor or bank plus an original copy of a utility bill showing your current address).

8 Solutions may withhold such personal information to the extent permitted by law.

You may instruct 8 Solutions not to process your personal information for marketing purposes by email at any time. In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to 8 Solutions’ use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or the company will provide you with an opportunity to opt-out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes.

Third party websites

The website contains links to other websites. 8 Solutions is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.

Updating information

Please let 8 Solutions know if the personal information which it holds about you needs to be corrected or updated.

Contact

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or its treatment of your personal information, please write to 8 Solutions by email or by post.

8 Solutions’ data protection registration number is: Z5488880

8 Solutions’ data protection security number is: 10217197