Privacy Policy

Who are we

This is the privacy policy of Assembly Studios Limited

This privacy policy sets out how Assembly Studios Limited (from here on ‘Assembly’) uses and protects any information that you give or is collected by Assembly. We have published this policy so that you understand what we do and why and to provide information about your rights.

Assembly is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Assembly may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 25th May 2018.

 

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • Identity data includes name and job title
  • Contact data includes address, email address and telephone numbers
  • Demographic data such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • Website usage data includes information about how you use our website
  • Other data relevant to the issuing of contracts
  • Cookies

In addition to any information you have provided to us, we may also obtain personal data for marketing purposes from reputable sources including:

  • Social Media e.g. Linkedin
  • Relevant data in the public domain e.g. Corporate websites
  • Referrals from existing clients

We will retain your data for at least one year after collection and longer if it is necessary to provide you with information on our services whilst you are a client and/or potential client, Assembly employee and/or potential employee, to meet our legal or regulatory obligations.

 

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

 

  • Internal record keeping. We may use the information to improve our services
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new events, or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email or phone

As the market we operate in is competitive, we must attract new clients as well as maintaining our existing clients. To that end we have a legitimate interest in marketing our services to existing and potential clients.

 

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect.

 

How we use cookies

The Website

This website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. This website complies to the laws of England and requirements for user privacy.

 

Cookie Policy

This website uses cookies to better the user’s experience while visiting the website. Where applicable, this website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer / device. This complies with recent legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user’s computer / device.

The cookies in use to deliver Google Analytics service are described in the table below.

 

Cookie

Title

Description

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Google Analytics

These cookies are used to store information, such as what time your current visit occurred, whether you have been to the site before, and what site referred you to the web page.

These cookies contain no personally identifiable information but they will use your computer’s IP address to know from where in the world you are accessing the Internet.

Google stores the information collected by these cookies on servers in the United States. Google may transfer this information to third-parties where required to do so by law, or where such third-parties process the information on Google’s behalf.

 

Opt-Out

In order to provide website visitors with more choice on how data is collected by Google Analytics, Google has developed the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. The add-on communicates with the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js) to stop data being sent to Google Analytics. The Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on does not affect usage of the website in any other way. A link to further information on the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on is provided below for your convenience.

http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=None

For more information on the usage of cookies by Google Analytics please see the Google website. A link to the privacy advice for this product is provided below for your convenience.

http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html

 

Disabling Cookies

If you would like to restrict the use of cookies you can control this in your Internet browser. Links to advice on how to do this for the most popular Internet browsers are provided below for convenience and will be available for the Internet browser of your choice either online or via the software help (normally available via key F1).

  • Internet Explorer

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows7/Block-enable-or-allow-cookies

  • Google Chrome

https://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en-GB&answer=95647&p=cpn_cookies

  • Mozilla Firefox

http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Blocking%20cookies

  • Apple Safari

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=32467

 

Social Media Platforms

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.

This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.

 

Contact

If you would like to contact us to discuss any concerns you have with the way in which we are gathering or using your personal data, please contact us using one of the following:

  • Write to us at Assembly Studios, Unit 215, J Block, The Biscuit Factory, Drummond Road, SE16 4DG
  • Email us at support@assemblystudios.co.uk

If you are not satisfied with our response to your complaint or believe our processing of your information does not comply with data protection law, you can make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) at:

Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

0303 123 1113

https://ico.org.uk/