Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy governs https://www.syskod.co.uk and its related services with regards to the privacy of its users. The following information outlines how we collect, store and process data as well as, the obligations and requirements for website users and owners.

Syskod is committed to ensuring that any information given to us via any of the means below is safeguarded and protects your privacy.

  • Website
  • Email
  • Social media channels (including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn)
  • In person

This policy will be updated accordingly.

What information do we collect?

We might collect, store and use the following types of personal data. You have the right to request any information that we hold at any time and can decide what we do with it, following the new GDPR regulations.

  • User provided personal information/data – Examples of personal data such as names and contact details. This information is required to provide services such as domain names and hosting renewals.
  • Automatically collected information via cookies on this website – Cookies are small files that contain a string of letters and numbers (identifier) that is sent by the web server to a web browser and is stored there. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time a browser requests a page from the server. Cookies are used by web servers to identify and track users as they navigate contrasting pages on a website and to recognise returning users to a site.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, and the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Website Cookies & Google Analytics

Syskod website uses cookies which enable is to provide a tailored experience for our specific website users. Cookies provide the websites servers with information about your computer and about your visits to our site. Also, any websites or webpages that have been visited before or just after using the service, the pages or the other content the user has interactions with, dates and time of site or page visited, accessed or the use of the service.

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of the website. By using Google Analytics, we can analyse the use of the website, we are able to generate statistical and other information about the website use using cookies. Cookies are stored on a user’s computer. Any information generated relating to our site is used to create reports regarding the use of the site. This information is stored in Google. You can find Google’s privacy policy here: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.

If the user wishes to prevent the use of cookies, this can be done by editing their web browser. The majority of modern web browsers permit you to control cookie settings. When you first visit our website, you will be asked to consent to our use of cookies. This website incorporates a cookie plugin advising the user on his or her first visit to the website about the use of cookies. “Assumed consent” is used – if the user is unhappy about the use of cookies, they can simply leave the website. Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies; this will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including this one.

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. For example:

  • in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector
  • in Firefox you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, and un-checking “Accept cookies from sites” in the “Privacy” box.

Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.  You can also delete cookies stored on your computer:

  • in Internet Explorer, you must manually delete cookie files.
  • in Firefox, you can delete cookies by, first ensuring that cookies are to be deleted when you “clear private data” (this setting can be changed by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Settings” in the “Private Data” box) and then clicking “Clear private data” in the “Tools” menu.

Obviously, doing this may have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.

  • Information from third party sources – These can include other allied services, advertisers and social media. This data will only ever be used to support the provision of treatment, process payments and to ensure that we continue to comply with the GDPR.

Our site may contain links to other websites, resources, advertisements or sponsorships either directly or through third parties.  If you decide to access other websites, then you will be leaving our site – that means that we won’t be responsible or liable for the content, advertising or products and services or, for any dealings that you may have, or the consequences of such dealings, with the operators of those other sites.  Should a dispute arise between you and any third party we will not be held responsible for any loss or damage incurred.

Retaining Data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

Embedded Content From Other Websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Personal Data Processing

Any personal data submitted via the website or in personal communications via direct email will be processed for related services which we offer.  This can include, but is not limited to:

  • Invoices for renewals
  • Providing access for meetings and providing reminders of these via email and/or SMS message
  • Providing you with information in relation to your services

This website also operates an email Newsletter.  You can sign up via this website to keep informed about our events and offers. Site visitors can subscribe via a form on the website where your permission will again be requested. Some subscriptions may be processed manually given prior written agreement from the user.

Security Procedures & Data Retention

The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has introduced changes to the way in which organisations relating to how they use and store personal data.  We will not keep your personal data for any longer than we are required to by law.

This information is also supported by our terms and conditions, which can be found on our website.

Opting Out

GDPR gives you more control to opt out of any or all our services at any time, and request your data be removed.  Please contact us at info@syskod.co.uk if you wish to do this.

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