your use of our website at www.blackandlizars.com ("the
Website"). The Website is operated by Black &
Lizars Limited, a company registered in Scotland (company number:
SC189423) whose registered office is at 17 Robert Drive, Glasgow
G51 3HE ("Black & Lizars",
"us" or "we").
We are committed to preserving and respecting your
privacy. Please read the following Policy to understand how
we use and protect the information that you provide to us.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 ("the
Act"), we are the data controller. Our registration
number with the Information Commissioner's Office is Z7251715.
By using the Website or by otherwise providing us with your
information you consent to the collection, storage, use and
transfer of your information under the terms of this Policy.
Information that we collect from you
We collect information:
- that you provide by filling in forms on our Website;
- if you purchase Products we offer on our Website and when you
provide us with your personal details;
- if you contact us, we may keep a record of that
- about your visits to our Website including, but not limited to,
traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data,
whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise
and the resources that you access;
- when you enter a competition or promotion sponsored by us;
- where you complete surveys that we use for research
The type of information we collect from you may
- name and job title;
- contact information including email address;
- demographic information such as postcode, preferences and
- other information relevant to customer surveys and/or
Use of Your Information
We use your information:
- to enable us to supply you with the products, services and
information which you have requested;
- to periodically send promotional emails to you in order to send
you details of our new products, services or special offers which
may be of interest to you;
- to analyse the information we collect from you in order that we
can examine trends and patterns in the information and improve our
products and services;
- to ensure that content from our Website is presented in the
most effective manner for you and for your computer;
- to allow you to participate in interactive features of our
service, when you choose to do so;
- to notify you about changes or to contact you for your views on
- to contact you for market research purposes;
- for our internal record keeping; and
- for all other purposes consistent with the proper performance
of our operations and services.
We may contact you by post, text message, email or fax for
market research purposes. We may use the information to
customise the Website according to your interests. If you
change your mind about being contacted in the future by any of
these means, then please let us know.
If you do not want us to use your data in
this way, please tick the relevant box situated on the form on
which we collect your data on the order form or registration
We do not disclose information about
identifiable individuals to our advertisers, but we may provide
them with aggregate information about our users (for example, we
may inform them that 500 men aged under 30 have clicked on their
advertisement on any given day). We may also use such aggregate
information to help advertisers reach the kind of audience they
want to target (for example, women in SW1). We may make use of the
personal data we have collected from you to enable us to comply
with our advertisers' wishes by displaying their advertisement to
that target audience.
Where we store your personal
The data that we collect from you is stored
on servers within the United Kingdom. By submitting your
personal data, you agree to this storing or processing. We will
take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is
treated securely and in accordance with this Policy.
All information you provide to us is stored
on our secure servers. Any payment transactions that are carried
out by, or on behalf of, us will be encrypted. Where we have given
you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to
access certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for
keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a
password with anyone.
Disclosure of your
The information you provide to us will be treated as
confidential. However, we may disclose your information to
other third parties who act for us such as our employees, officers,
agents, or service providers as necessary for the purposes set out
in this Policy or for purposes approved by you.
We may disclose your personal information to third
- in the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in
which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective
seller or buyer of such business or assets;
- if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data
in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to
enforce or apply our Website Terms and Conditions of
Use or terms and conditions of supply of
goods and other agreements. If you order a product
from our Website, in accordance with our terms and conditions of
supply of goods, your personal information will be passed to our
payment services provider, Sage Pay, for the purposes of processing
your payment and contacting you to confirm your payment has been
- to protect our rights and property, or our safety and our
customers' safety; and/or
- for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk
Your Rights - Marketing
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data
for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before
collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such
purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third
party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to
prevent such processing by not checking certain boxes on the forms
we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right
at any time by contacting us at Black & Lizars Limited, 17
Robert Drive, Glasgow, G51 3HE.
A cookie is a small file which asks
permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you
agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic
or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow
web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web
application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and
dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used.
This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our
website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this
information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is
removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by
enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do
not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any
information about you, other than the data you choose to share with
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers
automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your
browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent
you from taking full advantage of the Website.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet
is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect
your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data
transmitted to our Website. Any transmission is at your own
risk. 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 online.
Your data may be stored by third parties on our behalf.
We, and our third party contractors, employ security measures to
protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and
against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction or
Please help us keep our records updated by informing us of any
changes to your e-mail address and other contact details.
Links to other websites
Our Website may contain links to other websites of interest.
However, once you have used these links to leave our site,
you should note that we do not have any control over that other
website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and
privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such
sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement.
You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement
applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your
personal information in the following ways:
- whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look
for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the
information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes;
- if you have previously agreed to us using your personal
information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind
at any time by writing to or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information
to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by
law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you
promotional information about third parties which we think you may
find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about
you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be
payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you
please write to Black & Lizars Limited, 7 Robert Drive,
Glasgow, G51 3HE.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is
incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as
possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any
information found to be incorrect.
Changes to Our Privacy
We may amend this Policy from time to time. If we make any
substantial changes we will notify you by posting a prominent
notice on the Website.
Your Rights - Copies and
You have the right to ask for a copy of
the information held by us in our records in return for which we
may charge a small fee. You also have the right to require us
to correct any inaccuracies in your information.
If you have any queries concerning your personal information or
any questions on our use of the information then please contact us
by email to email@example.com.