PRIVACY POLICY

Introduction

This privacy policy is for the website of Shape Studio’s, located at [insert website URL], and is served by Shape Studio’s (“we”, “our”, “us”). This policy governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it. It explains how we comply with the UK GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA), and the PECR (Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations).

This policy will explain areas of this website that may affect your privacy and personal details, how we process, collect, manage, and store those details, and how your rights under the UK GDPR, DPA, & PECR are adhered to. Additionally, it will explain the use of cookies, software, advertising, or commercial sponsorship from third parties. Further explanations may be provided for specific pages or features of this website to help you understand how we, this website, and its third parties (if any) interact with you and your computer/device to serve it to you. Our contact information is provided if you have any questions.

Compliance with Data Protection Laws

We comply with the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA) and the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR), which came into effect on 1 January 2021, following the UK’s exit from the European Union.

1. Information We Collect

We may collect and process the following data about you:

Personal Identification Information: Name, email address, phone number, etc.

Technical Data: IP address, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform, and other technology on the devices you use to access this website.

Usage Data: Information about how you use our website, products, and services.

Marketing and Communications Data: Your preferences in receiving marketing from us and your communication preferences.

2. How We Collect Your Information

We use different methods to collect data from and about you including:

Direct Interactions: You may give us your personal data by filling in forms or by corresponding with us by post, phone, email, or otherwise.

Automated Technologies or Interactions: As you interact with our website, we may automatically collect Technical Data about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns. We collect this personal data by using cookies, server logs, and other similar technologies.

Third Parties or Publicly Available Sources: We may receive personal data about you from various third parties and public sources.

3. How We Use Your Information

We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances:

To provide and manage our services.

To manage our relationship with you, which will include notifying you about changes to our terms or privacy policy.

To administer and protect our business and this website (including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, system maintenance, support, reporting, and hosting of data).

To deliver relevant website content and advertisements to you and measure or understand the effectiveness of the advertising we serve to you.

To use data analytics to improve our website, products/services, marketing, customer relationships, and experiences.

To make suggestions and recommendations to you about goods or services that may be of interest to you.

4. Disclosure of Your Information

We may share your personal data with:

Service providers who provide IT and system administration services.

Professional advisers including lawyers, bankers, auditors, and insurers who provide consultancy, banking, legal, insurance, and accounting services.

HM Revenue & Customs, regulators, and other authorities who require reporting of processing activities in certain circumstances.

Any questions or concerns please get in touch.