Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Notice

Find out about how we treat your personal information and use cookies to personalise your experience of this website.

More importantly, you can also find out your privacy rights, how to update your personal details, and unsubscribe from our marketing communications.

How We Protect Your Privacy

In this policy, ‘we’, ‘us’ and ‘our’ refers to Brauncewell Quarries. For more information, see About Us.

 Our website address is:

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors and clients.

This policy applies where we are acting as a data controller for the personal data of our website visitors and clients; in other words, where we determine the purposes and methods of processing your personal data.

Types of data we use

We may process data:

> about your use of our website and services (usage data)

> about your use of our services (service data)

> about your client account including your name and email address (account data)

> provided by you asking us to send you specific email information or newsletters (notification data)

> provided by you for communicating with you (correspondence data)

> provided by you to obtain goods and/or services from us (enquiry data and (transaction data)

> provided by you for publication on our website (publication data)

> provided by another data supplier about you, for communicating with you about our services (marketing data)


How your personal data is created and used

This is how your personal information is created, and how we use it:

> Usage data – the source of our usage data is Google Analytics. We use it to administer our website and business

> Service data – is created by using our services. We use it to supply you services purchased through our website

> Account data – is created by using and maintaining your account. We use it to provide our services, communicate with you, ensure our business security and maintain our database back-ups

> Correspondence data – is created through our record-keeping and communications with you. We use it to send you non-marketing commercial communications and keep our records

> Enquiry data – is created by our website contact forms and information you have submitted to us. We use it to offer, market and sell relevant goods and/or services to you.

> Transaction data – is created by processing and keeping proper records of our transactions with you. We use it to supply goods and services to you, send statements, invoices and payment reminders to you

> Publication data – is created from submissions made to our website and services. We use it to operate and publish material through our website and services

> Notification data – is created by our website contact forms and information you have submitted to us. We use it to send you email notifications or newsletters that you have specifically requested.


What does data usage include

This data may include:

> your IP address

> geographical location

> browser type and version

> operating system

> referral source

> length of visit

> page views

> website navigation paths

> as well as information about the timing, frequency and pattern of your service use.


What does account data include

This data may include:

> your name

> contact details

> email address


What does transaction data include

This data may include:

> your name

> bank account details

> purchase information.

Legal basis for having your data

We use your personal data for processing based on the following legal bases:


Contract obligations

We collect your personal data to work out which services and products you would like us to provide. We keep and use the following data on that basis:

> Account data

> Service data


Your consent

When you accept our Non-necessary Cookies policy, you give us permission to use data about how you use our website. We keep and use the following data on that basis:

> Usage data

> Enquiry data

> Publication data

> Notification data

> Correspondence data


We also legitimately keep and use the following data because you have previously given your permission to a third-party data provider:

> Marketing data


Legal obligations and public interest

We may keep and use any of your personal data identified in this policy for the following purposes:

> to establish, exercise, or defend legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an out-of-court procedure, so we can protect and assert our legal rights, your legal rights and the legal rights of others

> in the interests of public safety.


Personal data of others

Please do not supply any other person’s personal data to us, unless we request you to do so.


Sharing your personal data with others

Our Company

We may share your personal data with any part of our company, providing the purpose for sharing your data is reasonable, necessary, and within the legal limits of this policy.


Our Suppliers

Providing the purpose for sharing your data is reasonable, and necessary, we may share your personal data with our current suppliers, software providers, or subcontractors (shown below), so we can enter into and/or deliver the contract between you and us:

> Google

> WordPress

> Paragon Ecommerce Limited

> Denise Dormer IT Services/Soloweb Solutions Limited


Sharing your data internationally

We may transfer your personal data outside of the United Kingdom (UK) to enter into and/or deliver our contract to you, as follows:


Hosting facilities

Some of our suppliers and providers operate services hosted in the United States (US) including:

> marketing software associated with the delivery of our website

> software providers

> data storage providers.

The US has implemented Privacy Shields and the Information Commissioner’s Office has ruled this to be adequate with respect to the data protection laws of these countries and therefore data transfer is permitted.


Worldwide publication

Personal data submitted for publication through our website or services may be available, via the internet, around the world. You acknowledge we cannot prevent the use (or misuse) of this type of personal data by others.


Retaining & deleting your personal data

We will not keep personal data for longer than necessary.

  How long do we retain data

We will keep your personal data as follows:

> all personal data will be retained for a minimum of 6 years after data acquisition

> and for a maximum of 7 years following conclusion of any contract between you and us.

We may keep your personal data when we are required to comply with a legal obligation which we are subject to.

Security of your personal data

Brauncewell Quarries takes precautions including administrative, technical and physical measures to safeguard your personal information against loss, theft and misuse, as well as against unauthorised access, modification, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. We protect electronic data using a variety of security measures including:

> password access

> data back-up

> encryption

> placing confidentiality requirements on employees and service providers, and providing training to ensure that your personal data is handled correctly

> destroying personal information if it no longer needed for the purposes it was collected.


Your data rights explained

Your data rights

Your principal rights under data protection law are:

> the right to access

> the right to rectification

> the right to erasure

> the right to restrict processing

> the right to object to processing

> the right to data portability

> the right to be informed

> the right to manual automation.

Some of your data rights are complex, and not all of the details have been included in our summaries on this site.

 For a full explanation of your rights, you should read the relevant laws and guidance from the regulatory authorities.


Right to access

You have the right:

> to confirm about whether we process your personal data or not

> if we do process your personal data, to have access to your data, and certain other information, including the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data concerned and the recipients of your personal data,  providing you supply us with two forms of authenticated identification, and the rights and freedoms of others are not affected, we will supply you a copy of your personal data.


Right to rectification

You have the right:

> to have any inaccurate personal data about you rectified

> taking into account the purposes of processing, to have any incomplete personal data about you completed

> while your data is in the process of being rectified any processes will be restricted.



Right to data erasure

In some circumstances, you have the right:

> to the erasure of your personal data without undue delay.


Those circumstances include:

> personal data records are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or processed

> you withdraw consent to consent-based processing

> you object to the processing under certain rules of applicable data protection law

> the processing is for direct marketing purposes

> your personal data has been unlawfully processed.


However, there are exclusions of the right to erasure. The general exclusions include where processing is necessary:

> for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information

> for compliance with a legal obligation

> for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.


Right to restrict data processing

In some circumstances, you have the right:

> to restrict the processing of your personal data.


Those circumstances include:

> personal data records are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or processed

> processing is unlawful but you oppose erasure

> we no longer need the personal data for the purposes of our processing, but you require personal data for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims; and,

> you have objected to processing, pending the verification of that objection.


Where processing has been restricted on this basis, we may continue to store your personal data. However, we will only otherwise process it:

> with your consent

> for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims

> for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person; or for reasons of important public interest.


Right to object to data processing

You have the right to object to us processing your personal data for direct marketing purposes (including profiling for direct marketing purposes). If you make such an objection, we will stop processing your personal data for this purpose.


Right to data portability

To the extent that the legal basis for our processing of your personal data is:

> consent; or

> processing is necessary for the delivery of, or entry into, a contract to which you are party and is carried out by automated means,

you have the right to receive your personal data from us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format.

 However, this right does not apply where it would adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others.


Withdrawing consent

You can contact us to exercise any of your data rights as follows:

> by email:

> by post, using the postal address below; or

> by telephone, on: 01526 832767


Data protection officer

We have appointed a Data Protection Officer (DPO) to oversee compliance with this Privacy Notice. If you have questions about this Privacy Notice or how we handle your personal data, please contact us:

> by email:

> by post, using the postal address below; or

> by telephone, on: 01526 832767

 You also have the right to contact the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and file a complaint. The Information Commissioner’s Office will then investigate your complaint accordingly. You can see more information at the ICO website.

Changes to this Privacy Notice

We may update this Privacy Notice from time to time to keep it up-to-date with legal requirements and the way we do business. This Privacy Notice was last reviewed and updated in May 2021.

Please regularly check this website page for the latest version of this Privacy Notice.

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