Data Protection

Independent Groundworks Supplies Ltd (IGS Ltd) complies wih the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) that came into effect on the 25th May 2018.

Under this legislation consent is required to store any non-integral business and accounting data or personal data.

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY

DATA COLLECTION

We have reviewed our data collection policies carefully and our existing data records. If you are a customer, all data that we currently store concerning you has been wilfully provided by you at the time of opening an account with us or during the process of conducting business with us. If you are a supplier, all data that we currently store concerning you was wilfully provided when we opened an account with you or when we were conducting business with you.

All data has been and is collected via telephone communication or email communication.

Any request for a quotation, order, product information is accepted as permission to store your data as it represents a legitimate business interest.

DATA RETENTION

We retain your data on file for legitimate business purposes and as a legal requirement for our accounting and financial records. We only keep a minimum amount of contact information which includes:

  • Contact Names (for account verification and customer service)
  • Addresses (for the delivery and invoicing of goods)
  • Telephone Numbers (for customer service and account management)
  • E-Mail Addresses (for customer service, account management, statementing and invoicing)

DATA PROTECTION

We do not share any of your data with third party businesses for the use of marketing or sales. You data is not used externally for analytics. All digital data we retain is stored in an encrypted and password protected database on a secure server. Only key members of staff have access to this information. Your data will only be shared with a thirdy party in the event of legal accounting requirements and professionally conducted audits.

WHAT CAN YOU DO?

Your data is your data. You can withdraw consent for us to store or use your data at any time. If you are interested in doing so, please email info@igs.ltd or write to Independent Groundworks Supplies Ltd, 52 Plume Street, Birmingham, B6 7RT.

PLEASE NOTE, however, where we have a legal responsibility to keep your data on file, we will be unable to remove all of your data for a period of at least 7 years after your last financial interaction with our businsess.