UK DISPATCH LIMITED
11 November 2020
PRIVACY AND COOKIES POLICY
UK Dispatch Limited (“we“, “us”) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This Privacy and Cookies Policy (“Policy”) (together with and any other documents referred to therein) sets out the basis on which the personal data collected from you, or that you provide to us will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
For the purpose of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and the Data Protection Act 2018 (collectively the “Data Protection Laws”), the Data Controller is UK Dispatch Limited.
YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Information we collect from you
We collect and process some or all of the following types of information from you in the course of providing our services, in particular your use of the online marketplace located at UK Dispatch.co.uk (including subdomains), via the “UK Dispatch” app and, in the case of Couriers, the “UK Dispatch Work” app (“UK Dispatch Marketplace”):
We process information relating to a booking or potential booking between you (the Customer) and the Courier as set out in clause 6 of the Customer Usage Terms as a data process on your behalf as the data controller. This includes collection and delivery addresses.
Unless you register using a social media account, the provision of your full name and email address is required from you to enable us to register you as a Customer. We will inform you at the point of collecting information from you, whether you are required to provide the information to us.
Location-based and time-based events related to the deliveries will be collected automatically from your device, which is necessary as part of providing services to Customers. Other than where the app collects information automatically, we will inform you at the point of collecting information from you, whether you are required to provide the information to us.
Information we collect from other sources
If you register with the UK Dispatch Marketplace using a social media account, we will obtain your email and full name from the social media site.
We collect names and email addresses of contacts at potential Customers for the purpose of marketing and business development. This information may be found in a number of ways, including using online searches, LinkedIn profiles and word of mouth.
If you are a Courier or are registering to become a Courier, we may obtain:
USES MADE OF YOUR INFORMATION
Lawful basis for processing
We rely on legitimate interest as the lawful basis on which we collect and use your personal data. Our legitimate interests are performance of contracts with Customers, Couriers and our suppliers, marketing and business development and the administration and improvement of the UK Dispatch Marketplace.
Purposes of processing
We use information held about you in the following ways:
Our sales team may use personal data to provide potential Customers with information about our services. We use legitimate interests as our lawful basis for collecting and using such personal data. Our legitimate interests are marketing and business development. Individuals have the right to object to our processing of their personal data for marketing purposes.
In addition to the above uses we may use Customer information, to notify you about goods or services which may be of interest to you. Where we do this, we use consent as our lawful basis for processing. This means we will contact you by electronic means (e-mail or SMS) only if you have opted in to receiving such communication.
You can opt out of receiving marketing communications at any time.
If you do not want us to use your data in this way please either:
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We routinely pass Customer information to Couriers they have booked (as set out in clause 6 of the Customer Usage Terms), and Courier information to the Customers who have booked (or are considering booking) their services.
We may pass your information to our third party service providers, agents, subcontractors and other associated organisations for the purposes of completing tasks and providing services to you on our behalf (e.g. to host our servers, to send out newsletters or surveys on our behalf).
We may disclose your personal data to any member of our corporate group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006 (where applicable).
We may also disclose your personal data to third parties:
Other than as set out above, and save insofar as is necessary in order for us to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, we will not share your data with third parties unless we have procured your express consent to do so.
STORING YOUR PERSONAL DATA
We take appropriate measures to ensure that any personal data are kept secure, including security measures to prevent personal data from being accidentally lost, or used or accessed in an unauthorised way. We limit access to your personal data to those who have a genuine business need to know it. Those processing your information will do so only in an authorised manner and are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the UK Dispatch Marketplace; any transmission is at your own risk. Please make sure your browser indicates “Secure connection”. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
Keeping your personal data up to date
If your personal details change you may update them via the UK Dispatch Marketplace or by contacting us using the contact details below.
We will endeavour to update your personal data within seven (7) working days of any new or updated personal data being provided to us, in order to ensure that the personal data we hold about you is as accurate and up to date as possible.
How long we keep your personal data
We will hold the data set out above for a reasonable time having regard to the nature of the personal data and the purpose for which it was collected. In particular:
Where we store your personal data
All information we hold about you is stored on Google Cloud Platform servers in the UK and/or the European Economic Area.
We may transfer your personal data to, and store it at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff maybe engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your orders, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services.
Where the United Kingdom and/or the European Commission has not given a formal decision that any country your personal data may be transferred to or stored in provides an adequate level of data protection similar to those which apply in the United Kingdom and EEA, any transfer of your personal data will be subject to a a United Kingdom and/or European Commission approved contract designed to help safeguard your privacy rights and give you remedies in the unlikely event of a misuse of your personal data. To obtain a copy of such safeguards or if you would like further information please contact us (see ‘Contact’ below).
Under the General Data Protection Regulation you have a number of important rights free of charge. In summary, those include rights to:
For further information on each of those rights, including the circumstances in which they apply, see the Guidance from the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) on individuals rights under the General Data Protection Regulation.
If you would like to exercise any of those rights, please:
HOW TO COMPLAIN
We hope that we can resolve any query or concern you raise about our use of your information.
The General Data Protection Regulation also gives you right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the European Union (or European Economic Area) state where you work, normally live or where any alleged infringement of data protection laws occurred. The supervisory authority in the UK is the Information Commissioner who may be contacted at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/ or telephone: 0303 123 1113.
We may collect information about your mobile phone, computer or other device from which you access the UK Dispatch Marketplace including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for systems administration, to improve our services and applications and to report aggregate information to third parties affiliates. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual. We may, however, use such information in conjunction with the data we have about you in order to track your usage of our services.
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. Cookies do not apply in our downloadable apps, but we use similar technologies to achieve the same aim.
The cookies we use include:
Cookies which are strictly necessary for the core functionality of the website are enabled by default, and set automatically at the point you access the website.
Any cookies which are not strictly necessary for the functioning of the website will not be set unless you expressly consent to them through the cookie banner by clicking “accept”.
You may block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of the Website.
All questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy and Cookies Policy should be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org write to us at 20-22 Wenlock Road, london, N1 7GU.