This Website collects some Personal Data from its Users.
Traditional Painter - Manchester House, 113 Northgate Street, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 1HP
Owner contact email: email@example.com
Among the types of Personal Data that this Website collects, by itself or through third parties, there are: email address, first name, last name, phone number, ZIP/Postal code, Cookies and Usage Data.
Personal Data may be freely provided by the User, or, in case of Usage Data, collected automatically when using this Website.
Unless specified otherwise, all Data requested by this Website is mandatory and failure to provide this Data may make it impossible for this Website to provide its services. In cases where this Website specifically states that some Data is not mandatory, Users are free not to communicate this Data without consequences to the availability or the functioning of the Service.
Users who are uncertain about which Personal Data is mandatory are welcome to contact the Owner.
Users are responsible for any third-party Personal Data obtained, published or shared through this Website and confirm that they have the third party's consent to provide the Data to the Owner.
The Owner takes appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of the Data.
The Data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the Owner, in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of this Website (administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third-party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by the Owner. The updated list of these parties may be requested from the Owner at any time.
The Owner may process Personal Data relating to Users if one of the following applies:
In any case, the Owner will gladly help to clarify the specific legal basis that applies to the processing, and in particular whether the provision of Personal Data is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract.
The Data is processed at the Owner's operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located.
Depending on the User's location, data transfers may involve transferring the User's Data to a country other than their own. To find out more about the place of processing of such transferred Data, Users can check the section containing details about the processing of Personal Data.
Users are also entitled to learn about the legal basis of Data transfers to a country outside the European Union or to any international organization governed by public international law or set up by two or more countries, such as the UN, and about the security measures taken by the Owner to safeguard their Data.
If any such transfer takes place, Users can find out more by checking the relevant sections of this document or inquire with the Owner using the information provided in the contact section.
Personal Data shall be processed and stored for as long as required by the purpose they have been collected for.
The Owner may be allowed to retain Personal Data for a longer period whenever the User has given consent to such processing, as long as such consent is not withdrawn. Furthermore, the Owner may be obliged to retain Personal Data for a longer period whenever required to do so for the performance of a legal obligation or upon order of an authority.
Once the retention period expires, Personal Data shall be deleted. Therefore, the right to access, the right to erasure, the right to rectification and the right to data portability cannot be enforced after expiration of the retention period.
The Data concerning the User is collected to allow the Owner to provide its Services, as well as for the following purposes: Registration and authentication, Advertising, Contacting the User, Displaying content from external platforms, RSS feed management and SPAM protection.
Users can find further detailed information about such purposes of processing and about the specific Personal Data used for each purpose in the respective sections of this document.
Personal Data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services:
This type of services allows User Data to be utilized for advertising communication purposes displayed in the form of banners and other advertisements on this Website, possibly based on User interests.
This does not mean that all Personal Data are used for this purpose. Information and conditions of use are shown below.
This Website uses the User Data to propose services and products provided by third parties or unrelated to the product or service provided by this Website.
Personal Data collected: email address.
By filling in the contact form with their Data, the User authorizes this Website to use these details to reply to requests for information, quotes or any other kind of request as indicated by the form’s header.
Personal Data collected: email address, first name, last name, phone number and ZIP/Postal code.
This type of services allows you to view content hosted on external platforms directly from the pages of this Website and interact with them.
This type of service might still collect web traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.
Google Maps is a maps visualization service provided by Google Inc. that allows this Website to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
YouTube is a video content visualization service provided by Google Inc. that allows this Website to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
By registering or authenticating, Users allow this Website to identify them and give them access to dedicated services.
Depending on what is described below, third parties may provide registration and authentication services. In this case, this Website will be able to access some Data, stored by these third party services, for registration or identification purposes.
Facebook Authentication is a registration and authentication service provided by Facebook, Inc. and is connected to the Facebook social network.
This type of services allows this Website to manage RSS feeds and the distribution of their content. Depending on the characteristics of the service used, these services may be used to insert ads within the content and to gather statistics data from them.
Feedburner is a service to manage RSS feeds provided by Google Inc. It allows the collection of statistics on what content is consumed and to insert ads in it.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
This type of services analyzes the traffic of this Website, potentially containing Users' Personal Data, with the purpose of filtering it from parts of traffic, messages and content that are recognized as SPAM.
Akismet is a SPAM protection service provided by Automattic Inc.
We store some user supplied content on the Traditional Painter secure server for internal Traditional Painter use. This includes images of projects where quotes are requested, or photos of projects where advice is sought on solving an enquirer's problem.)
Traditional Painter is committed to not tracking our users.
The sole purpose of offering a 3rd party login option to the Traditional Painter forum (www.forum.traditionalpainter.com) via FaceBook or Twitter is to validate the identity of a person via the email address they have logged with their FaceBook or Twitter account. In other words, does this person control the email address they are logging in with via FaceBook or Twitter.
We do not track you but recommend that you check your settings with FaceBook and Twitter to see the status of the permanent cookie they installed on your browser when you first signed up. We don't track you when you leave our site, and if you don't wish to be tracked by these companies as you come to and leave our website, disable their cookie!
We advise you and all our readers to check cookies settings in the system preferences of your browsers to make sure you are aware of how you are being tracked by other websites.
Disclosure of Material Connection:
Some of the links on traditionalpainter.com are “affiliate links” identified by an *. This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, we may receive an affiliate commission. Regardless, we only recommend products or services we have used ourselves and believe will add value to our readers.
When you click on a link it is normally recorded by an intermediary company, called an Affiliate Network which owns and runs the technology that manages the links and banners that website owners place on their pages. Any sales that result from consumers clicking on those links are then tracked and recorded by the advertiser with the network providing details of which websites generated those sales.
None of the advertising served by affiliate marketing captures personal data relating to an online user unless that data is specifically requested and entered by the consumer, such as an enquiry for services.
We would like you to understand that our analytics software does not enable any 3rd party cookies (tracking software).
We only track visitors on the traditionalpainter website to enable us to work out for example how many visitors we have and from where, or popular posts. We only look for patterns, not specific user data. Therefore we only enable first party cookies.
Technical terminology: Matomo (Piwik) by default does not use third party cookies and we do not enable a third party _pk_uid cookie. Matomo (Piwik) by default uses 1st party cookies, set on traditionalpainter.com. Cookies created by Matomo start with: _pk_ref, _pk_cvar, _pk_id, _pk_ses.
IP addresses ie the traceable addresses of users' computers or phones, are currently deleted after 10 days for troubleshooting purposes only. (Google keeps them for many months). We will be working on reducing this lag to the bare minimum and anonymising IP addresses.
Traditional Painter cookie approach
We are a site that respects our visitors' privacy and we have never had any interest in serving you ads or inadvertently enabling ad agencies target our Users once they leave our website. Our business model negates the need for any of this ad based intrusion.
As part of our commitment to eradicate 3rd party cookies to ensure our Users are not tracked when they leave the website, we have removed Google Analytics and replaced it with an Open Source analytics software that does not require 3rd party cookies. Therefore:
How not to be tracked online
If you do not wish us to track you as explained above on traditionalpainter.com or you do not wish to be tracked by any other companies who have installed 3rd party cookies before or after your visit to our site?
Alter settings in the Privacy section of system preferences of your browser - Do not accept any cookies. If you exclude yourself from being tracked using the cookie method, our analytics software will create a cookie piwik_ignore set on the traditionalpainter.com domain.
Matomo is an analytics software used by this Website to analyze data directly without the help of third parties.
Provider of Piwik (Matomo)
Personal Data collected
First party only
Usage data - The Data collected is never used to contextualize and personalize ads on TP or for any 3rd party advertising network
This applies to registration and authentication of invited Traditional Painter members only listed here
Personal Data collected
The User registers by filling out the registration form and providing the Personal Data directly to this Website. This option is not accessible to the general public.
On this website, there is no interaction with the Facebook social network provided by Facebook, Inc. In other words, our website does not provide a means for FaceBook to track you through our website.
The Facebook Like button and social buttons on traditionalpainter.com are basic images with simple non-tracking links to FaceBook. If you click a Share button and you are not logged in to FaceBook, you will need to log in on your own account before writing your own Share text and links.
If you are concerned aboutyour data privacy, you should check your settings on FaceBook to verify if the permanent cookie installed on your browser when you first signed up to FaceBook is still there. That cookie is how FaceBook tracks you around the internet. By deleting FaceBook generated Like buttons on our site, we are not aiding them to track you!
This refers to the painter widget, the interactive map that allows you to find and contact your local recommended Traditional Painter member.
Users can either email the displayed email address correctly, or fill in the form. Photos or plans may be uploaded with users' contact details.
In both cases any messages sent to these @traditionalpainter.com email addresses get archived into an inbox for Andy Crichton to review. The email is then forwarded to the painter's personal email address.
If the painter replies they will do so from their personal email address. They take their responsibilities seriously for processing and storing User information.
To sign up for the newsletter you will be asked for your email address. It is optional if you provide your First Name, Last Name
You will be asked to give your express consent for
a) Traditional Painter to send you a newsletter
b) Traditional Painter to store your information
By registering on the mailing list or for the newsletter, the User’s email address will be added to the contact list of those who may receive email messages containing information of commercial or promotional nature concerning this Application.
Your email address might also be added to this list as a result of signing up to this Application.
Duckduckgo is our onsite search engine. Recommended by the Freedom Software Foundation, it does not track users.
Results are displayed in a separate off-site page.
Further information about Personal Data
Personal Data collected
We DO NOT sell goods, take payment, hold any credit card details, payment systems nor arrange delivery of goods from the website.
No Personal Data collected will be used to provide the User with services or to sell goods, or take payment or arrange delivery.
Personal Data collected
Users may have public profiles that other Users can display. In addition to the Personal Data provided, this profile may contain Users' interactions with this Website.
We work with carefully selected Service Providers that carry out certain functions on our behalf to support the services provided to you, eg answer telephone enquiries on 01603....
We ask callers to provide some or all of the following information to enable us to answer your query.
CALL LINE IN
PERSON_REQUESTED AT TP
We require the third parties who handle your data via this telephone contact number to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law. Such third parties have agreed to only process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.
In other words, when your initial contact with Traditional Painter is by phone, the contact information you provide is not stored by the third party, and is forwarded directly to Traditional Painter securely via SSL email.
Traditional Painter will NEVER use telephone numbers to make unsolicited contact with the public.
We may share personal data with other organisations in the following circumstances:
· If the law or a public authority says we must share the personal data;
· If we need to share personal data in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (this includes providing personal data to others for the purposes of preventing fraud and reducing credit risk);
Personal Data collected
This Website has its own internal content comment system.
Please note we do not store any IP addresses, website URLS or other Personally Identifiable data via comments.
We have a spam detection system, which may not delete comments from commenters who choose to add their website or email address in the body of their comments. Such commenters should understand that they are fully responsible for putting this information in the public domain.
Users declare themselves to be adult according to their applicable legislation. Minors may use this Website only with the assistance of a parent or guardian. Under no circumstance persons under the age of 13 may use this Website.
Users may exercise certain rights regarding their Data processed by the Owner.
In particular, Users have the right to do the following:
Where Personal Data is processed for a public interest, in the exercise of an official authority vested in the Owner or for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner, Users may object to such processing by providing a ground related to their particular situation to justify the objection.
Users must know that, however, should their Personal Data be processed for direct marketing purposes, they can object to that processing at any time without providing any justification. To learn, whether the Owner is processing Personal Data for direct marketing purposes, Users may refer to the relevant sections of this document.
Any requests to exercise User rights can be directed to the Owner through the contact details provided in this document. These requests can be exercised free of charge and will be addressed by the Owner as early as possible and always within one month.
The User's Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by the Owner in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this Website or the related Services.
The User declares to be aware that the Owner may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.
For operation and maintenance purposes, this Website and any third-party services may collect files that record interaction with this Website (System logs) use other Personal Data (such as the IP Address) for this purpose.
More details concerning the collection or processing of Personal Data may be requested from the Owner at any time. Please see the contact information at the beginning of this document.
This Website does not support “Do Not Track” requests.
To determine whether any of the third-party services it uses honor the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies.
Should the changes affect processing activities performed on the basis of the User’s consent, the Owner shall collect new consent from the User, where required.
Any information that directly, indirectly, or in connection with other information — including a personal identification number — allows for the identification or identifiability of a natural person.
Information collected automatically through this Website (or third-party services employed in this Website), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the Users who use this Website, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server's answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the User, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the Application) and the details about the path followed within the Application with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the User's IT environment.
The individual using this Website who, unless otherwise specified, coincides with the Data Subject.
The natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.
The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of Personal Data, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of this Website. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is the Owner of this Website.
The means by which the Personal Data of the User is collected and processed.
The service provided by this Website as described in the relative terms (if available) and on this site/application.
Unless otherwise specified, all references made within this document to the European Union include all current member states to the European Union and the European Economic Area.
Small piece of data stored in the User's device.
This privacy statement has been prepared based on provisions of multiple legislations, including Art. 13/14 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation).