Tartan Plus

Privacy Policy

 This privacy policy was last amended on 8th May 2018, to ensure compliance with  the GDPR regulations, in affect from the 25th May 2018.

Tartan Plus is fully committed to upholding its Privacy Policy. Providing the company with your personal information is an act of trust; an act that is taken very seriously in the way that Tartan Plus operates. As such Tartan Plus does not partake in selling, renting or trading e-mail lists and other personally-identifiable data with other companies and businesses for marketing purposes. This Privacy Policy will outline details on how information is collected and used. Information is also provided on how to change or remove your data, where applicable, in accordance with GDPR regulations (2018).

Method of Collecting Information

"Cookies" may be used to gather statistical information that will assist in understanding what users find interesting and useful throughout the Tartan Plus Website. These cookies are a small piece of data, identifying you only by random number (e.g. #15678). No personal information can be identified about the user through cookies. This numerical data is sent to your browser from a Web server and then stored onto your computer's hard drive. Through modification of browser preferences, a user can elect to accept all cookies, receive notification when a cookie is set or decline all cookies. Alterations to these settings may, however, affect the functionality of the Tartan Plus Website.

Type of Information Collected

When visiting the Tartan Plus Website, general information that will not personally identify you may be collected. Types of information include data about pages visited, duration of page view, location previous to accessing the Tartan Plus Client Web site, navigational habits of users along with details on browser (including Internet Protocol 'IP' addresses or browser configurations) and operating systems. This information alone will not identify an individual. Instead, it provides statistics that are used to analyze and improve Tartan Plus Client Websites.

Personally Identifiable Information

Personally identifiable information is defined as any personal information that could identify you such as your name, address, telephone number, billing and shipping information, credit card information or e-mail address.

Generally, when you visit the Tartan Plus Website, you are not required to disclose who you are or reveal any personally identifiable information. Since Tartan Plus takes your privacy seriously, no personally identifiable information will be collected unless it is voluntarily provided. At no time during your visit to a Tartan Plus Client Web site should you feel obligated to reveal any personal information to Tartan Plus .

In order to register an account with Tartan Plus you will be required to provide personally-identifiable information for the purposes outlined below:

 Reasons for Holding Data:

 Your data may be held by Tartan Plus for a number of legitimate reasons, including,  but not limited to:

 Consent

 Legitimate Interest

 Performance of Contract (Fulfilling Orders or responding to Customer Enquiries)

 Legal Obligation

Please note that in registering an account with Tartan Plus you are providing consent for the information provided voluntarily by yourself to be used by Tartan Plus for the reasons outlined above, in accordance with the companies General Data Protection Policy. This consent can be removed at any time, at which time your online account will be terminated, as outlined under the section 'Changing and Deactivating your information'.

Access to Information

Tartan Plus will not sell or provide any personal details in its possession to a mailing list. Personal information may be shared with third party suppliers and service providers including independent contractors providing services for or with Tartan Plus . In all cases, these third parties are contractually required to keep that information confidential. They are not authorised by Tartan Plus to use that information for any other purpose than to carry out the services they are performing for or with Tartan Plus . Information may only be disclosed to third parties if consent is received, if we are compelled or authorised to do so by Law, or if there is a reasonable belief that there is a threat to someone's life or health.

Personally identifiable information submitted for employment purposes will only be used in connection with the application process. It will not be used or disclosed for any other purposes unless required or authorised by Law.

Security and Storage of Information Collected

Tartan Plus is committed to maintaining the security of data collected and protecting it from loss, misuse or alteration. This applies to demographic information, client site usage information and personally identifiable information. Data collected is stored on secure Tartan Plus servers that can be accessed by authorised Tartan Plus personnel only. To safeguard all information collected, Tartan Plus and its employees follow the practices in this Policy. Access or use of information for any purpose other than those explained in this Policy will not be authorised.

Changing and De-activating Your information

A copy of any personal information which Tartan Plus holds on you can be requested at any time by contacting Tartan Plus on the methods provided below. As soon as your request is received a copy will be provided within 30 days, at no cost to you.

Should you wish to change or remove any personally identifiable information you have submitted to Tartan Plus , please send a request to Tartan Plus, and when your request is received, Tartan Plus will change or remove any information that could be used to identify you, unless this reason is covered under a legitimate reason for holding data, other than Consent - such as being held for the Performance of Contract, or Legal Obligation (as detailed under 'Reasons for Holding Data'). Once removed, your data will no longer be accessible.

Please submit any requests through the 'Contact Us' form found on our website, or alternatively in writing to:

DATA PROTECTION OFFICER
TARTAN PLUS
158 BUCHANAN STREET
GLASGOW
G1 2LL

Changes to the Privacy Policy

To fully protect your privacy, Tartan Plus reserves the right to amend this Policy at any time and for any reason. Amended terms will be posted via the Tartan Plus Web site as they occur and you are encouraged to check back frequently for updates. This privacy policy was last amended on 8th May 2018
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No Contract or Liability

Nothing contained in this Policy is intended to create a contract or agreement between Tartan Plus and any user providing identifiable information in any form, visiting the Tartan Plus Website. All necessary steps will be taken to comply with this Privacy Policy, but to the extent permitted by Law, nothing in this policy is intended to hold Tartan Plus liable for any failure to comply with this policy.

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