Effective Date: 25/05/2018

 


 

1 . What information do we collect?

At J.VERNON KENDRICK LIMITED, we’re committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This Policy explains when and why we collect personal information, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others and what choices you have. It relates to all our business activities, not just this website.

We may change this Policy from time to time so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes. By using our services, you’re agreeing to be bound by this Policy.

Any questions regarding this Policy and our privacy practices should be sent by email to jvk.stourbridge@btconnect.com or via the other methods on our contact page.

 


 

Summary
Here is a summary of our Privacy Information Notice:

 

 

Who are we?

We are J.VERNON KENDRICK LIMITED funeral directors.

How do we collect information from you?

We obtain information about you when you contact us to enquire about our services and when you use our website.

What information do we collect & how is it used?

We collect information to allow us to fulfil our obligations to our clients, and to respond to business enquiries.

Controlling your information

You have certain rights concerning the information we hold about you, as defined under the General Data Protection Regulation. If you wish to exercise these rights, please contact us.

Use of ‘cookies’

This website uses cookies; by using and browsing the J.VERNON KENDRICK LIMITED website, you consent to cookies being used in accordance with this Policy. If you do not consent, you must turn off cookies or refrain from using the site.

Security

J.VERNON KENDRICK LIMITED takes security seriously. Our internal Data Security Policy details the steps we take to safeguard and secure the information we collect.

Data Breaches

Our Data Security Policy includes a clear process for handling a personal data breach, should one occur. Where appropriate, J.VERNON KENDRICK LIMITED will promptly notify you of any unauthorized access to your personal information.

Complaints

If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal information, you can contact us directly and we will investigate the matter. If you are not satisfied with our response you can also complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

 


 

Specific Details:

 

1. Who are we?

We are J.VERNON KENDRICK LIMITED, we are funeral directors.

Our business address is: Greenfield House, 11 Greenfield Avenue, Stourbridge, West Midlands, DY8 5SU, United Kingdom.

Our registered company number is: 01913239

Full contact details can be found here: http://www.jvernonkendrick.co.uk/contact-us/

2. How do we collect information from you?

We obtain information about you when you contact us to enquire about our services.

3. What information do we collect & how is it used?

We collect information to allow us to fulfil our obligations to our clients, and to respond to business enquiries.

The table in section 3.3 below outlines exactly what information we collect, and for what purpose.

3.0. Sensitive Data

We do not gather sensitive personal data (e.g. health, genetic, biometric data; racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, sexual orientation, and criminal convictions). We expressly request that you do not provide any such sensitive data to us.

3.1. Children’s information

Our services are not directed to children under 13. If you learn that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information without consent, please contact us.

3.2. Third Parties

We will not sell or rent your information to third parties.

We may pass your information to third party service providers who we have engaged for the purpose of completing tasks and providing services to you on our behalf. We disclose only the personal information that is necessary to deliver the service.

We may pass your information to any law enforcement or regulatory body, government agency, court or other third party where we believe disclosure is necessary under applicable law or regulations.

We may pass on your information to new owners or re-organised entities in the event of a business restructuring, sale, purchase or joint venture affecting our business.

We also use a number of 3rd party services to help us fulfil our contractual obligations and to provide a functional and secure website. These 3rd party services are listed in below; we believe that these 3rd party services are GDPR compliant (or are working towards GDPR compliance), and are certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework (or are working towards certification) where these organisations are based outside of the EU.

3.2.1 International Users
This website are hosted in the EU, but we may use service providers in the United States and elsewhere to process personal information on our behalf or to provide certain website functionality. If you use this website outside the U.S., please note that your personal data may be transferred outside of your home jurisdiction to the United States and to other jurisdictions where our service providers are located. Some of these jurisdictions, including the United States, do not have equivalent data protection laws as the European Union and other jurisdictions. By using our website, you are agreeing that your personal data may be transferred to the United States and other jurisdictions, as explained in this Section.

3.3. Details

The following table outlines the personal data we collect and for what purpose. The table also outlines the 3rd parties the data is processed by or shared with, and how long the data is stored for:

Name What Legal Ground Purpose 3rd Parties Data Retention
Email Prospect, client & supplier contact information Contract To allow initial and ongoing contact with prospects, clients, suppliers, etc. BT Connect Until request for deletion
Invoicing Client & supplier purchase history & contact information Legal obligation For invoicing EMSLIE BIRD LTD Indefinitely, for on-going invoicing and accounting records
Server Logs IP address Legal obligation To help prevent DoS (Denial of Service) attacks; for website security and diagnostics Pixel Freak Creative – 1&1 Internet Limited Server logs are stored unencrypted, but within a password protected fully managed hosting account/server with 1&1, they are stored indefinitely or until more server space is required.
Security IP address Legal obligation To help prevent DoS (Denial of Service) attacks; Brute-force attacks, for general website security and diagnostics Pixel Freak Creative – Wordfence (We signed DPA) Currently IP Addresses are stored indefinitely.

4. Controlling your information

You have certain rights concerning the information we hold about you, as defined under the General Data Protection Regulation. If you wish to exercise these rights, please contact us, including your full name and email address in the first instance (this are the unique identifiers we use to identify and collate personal information).

4.0. Requesting a copy of your information

You may request a copy of any data we hold about you. Upon request, we will provide a CSV file (which you may open in a program such as Microsoft Excel) containing the personal data we hold on record about you.

4.1. Updating or correcting your information

The accuracy of your information is important to us. If you change email address, or any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, please contact us so we may correct our records.

4.2. Deleting your information

You have the right to request erasure of your personal information. Unless there is a compelling reason for the data not to be erased (for example, if we need to use that data to fulfil our contractual or legal obligations), your personal data will be deleted on request.

4.3. Automated decision making

We do not use any personal information for automated decision making or profiling; your data is not subject to automated decision making or profiling.

5. Use of ‘cookies’

Like many other websites, the J.VERNON KENDRICK LIMITED website uses cookies. Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website.

The following list outlines what cookies we use and what we use them for:

Necessary Cookies

These 1st Party cookies are required for certain functions to work on the website.

If you do not consent to these types of cookies, you must turn off cookies or refrain from using the site.

PHPSESSID – 1st Party

Preserves user session state across page requests.

gdpr[allowed_cookies] – 1st Party

Our GDPR plug-in uses this cookie to maintain your preferences regards other cookies. We need this to help us comply with your privacy rights.

gdpr[consent_types] – 1st Party

Our GDPR plug-in uses this cookie to maintain your preferences regards your consent. We need this to help us comply with your privacy rights.

 

Managing Your Cookie Preferences

You can configure your Internet browser, by changing its options, to stop accepting cookies completely or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the website you visit. If you do not accept cookies, however, you may not be able to use all portions of the J.VERNON KENDRICK LIMITED website.

Please note that disabling these technologies may interfere with the performance and features of the website.

You may also disable some cookies on the J.VERNON KENDRICK LIMITED website by modifying your settings here:

Most browsers allow you to turn off cookies. To do this, look at the ‘help’ menu on your browser. Switching off cookies should not overly impair your use of this website but it may not work 100% as intended. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but, if you prefer, you can change your browser to prevent that or to notify you each time a cookie is set. You can also learn more about cookies by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org which includes additional useful information on cookies and how to block cookies using different types of browser. Please note however, that by blocking or deleting cookies used on our site you may not be able to take full advantage of our site if you do so.

This privacy policy can provide you with further details about how we use any personal information you give us, although not all information captured by using cookies will identify you.

We are continually striving to develop improved ways of managing your cookie preferences. As new technologies and solutions emerge, this cookies policy may be updated to reflect any such advances in technology and preference management tools.

6. Security

J.VERNON KENDRICK LIMITED takes security seriously. In order to protect your information from loss, misuse or unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect. Although we make good faith efforts to maintain the security of such personal information, no method of transmission over the internet or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure and we cannot guarantee that it will remain free from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, or alteration. Further, while we work hard to ensure the integrity and security of our network and systems, we cannot guarantee that our security measures will prevent “hackers” or other unauthorized persons from illegally accessing or obtaining this information.

These steps include the following:

  • Data minimisation
  • Password best practice
  • Security best practice concerning devices (PCs, laptops, mobile devices), online accounts, website hosting, physical access and storage

A copy of our internal Data Security Policy is available on request.

7. Data Breaches

Our Data Security Policy includes a clear process for handling a personal data breach, should one occur. Where appropriate, J.VERNON KENDRICK LIMITED will promptly notify you of any unauthorized access to your personal information.

8. Complaints

If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal information, you can contact us directly and we will investigate the matter.

If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are processing your personal information not in accordance with the law you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

9. Updates to This Privacy and Cookie Policy
We may occasionally update this privacy policy. If we do, we will change the “effective date” at the top of the privacy policy. Before making any update that would make this privacy policy materially less restrictive in our use or disclosure of personal information collected prior to the update, we will provide prior notice of the update by posting notice on our website at the top or bottom of the then-current privacy policy. We encourage you to periodically review this privacy policy to stay informed about our collection, use, and disclosure of personal information. Your continued use of our websites constitutes your agreement to our then-current privacy policy.

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