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Creative Agency Showcase understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your information is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits Our Site and will only collect and use information in ways that are useful to you and in a manner consistent with your rights and Our obligations under the law.

This Policy applies to Our use of any and all data collected by us in relation to your use of Our Site. Please read this Privacy and cookies policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. If you do not accept and agree with this Privacy Policy, you must stop using Our Site immediately.

1. Definitions and interpretation

In this Policy the following terms shall have the following meanings:

'Account' means an account required to access and/or use certain areas and features of Our Site;

'Cookie' means a small text file placed on your computer or device by Our Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site and/or when you use certain features of Our Site. Details of the Cookies used by Our Site are set out in section 12, below;

'Our Site' means this website, https://creativeagencyshowcase.co.uk;

'Personal Data' means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data. In this case, it means personal data that you give to Us via Our Site. This definition shall, where applicable, incorporate the definitions provided in the EU Regulation 2016/679 – the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”);

'We/Us/Our' means CA Showcase Limited, a company registered in England under company number 11225303, and whose registered office is at International House, 24 Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2BN.

2. Policy scope

This Privacy Policy applies only to your use of Our Site. It does not extend to any websites that are linked to from Our Site (whether We provide those links or whether they are shared by other users). We have no control over how your data is collected, stored or used by other websites and We advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing any data to them.

3. Your rights

3.1 As a data subject, you have the following rights under the GDPR, which this Policy and Our use of personal data have been designed to uphold:

3.1.1 The right to be informed about Our collection and use of personal data;
3.1.2 The right of access to the personal data We hold about you (see section 12);
3.1.3 The right to rectification if any personal data We hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete (please contact Us using the details in section 14);
3.1.4 The right to be forgotten – i.e. the right to ask Us to delete any personal data We hold about you;
3.1.5 The right to restrict (i.e. prevent) the processing of your personal data;
3.1.6 The right to data portability (obtaining a copy of your personal data to re-use with another service or organisation);
3.1.7 The right to object to Us using your personal data for particular purposes; and
3.1.8 Rights with respect to automated decision making and profiling.

3.2 If you have any cause for complaint about Our use of your personal data, please contact Us using the details provided in section 14 and We will do Our best to solve the problem for you. If We are unable to help, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the UK’s supervisory authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office.

3.3 For further information about your rights, please contact the Information Commissioner’s Office or your local Citizens Advice Bureau.

4. What data do we collect?

Depending upon your use of Our Site, We may collect some or all of the following personal and non-personal data (please also see section 13 on Our use of Cookies and similar technologies):

4.1 name;
4.2 business/company name;
4.3 job title/role;
4.4 contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
4.5 financial information such as credit/debit card numbers;
4.6 IP address;
4.7 web browser type and version;
4.8 operating system;
4.9 a list of URLs starting with a referring site, your activity on Our Site, and the site you exit to.

5. How do we use your data?

5.1  All personal data is processed and stored securely, for no longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. We will comply with Our obligations and safeguard your rights under the GDPR at all times. For more details on security see section 7, below.

5.2  Our use of your personal data will always have a lawful basis, either because it is necessary for Our performance of a contract with you, because you have consented to Our use of your personal data (e.g. by subscribing to emails), or because it is in Our legitimate interests. Specifically, We may use your data for the following purposes:

5.2.1 Providing and managing your Account;
5.2.2 Providing and managing your access to Our Site;
5.2.3 Personalising and tailoring your experience on Our Site;
5.2.4 Supplying Our services] to you;
5.2.5 Personalising and tailoring Our services for you;
5.2.6 Replying to emails from you;
5.2.7 Supplying you with emails that you have opted into (you may unsubscribe or opt-out at any time by emailing us);
5.2.8 Market research;
5.2.9 Analysing your use of Our Site and gathering feedback to enable Us to continually improve Our Site and your user experience.

5.3  With your permission and/or where permitted by law, We may also use your data for marketing purposes which may include contacting you by email, telephone, text message and post with information, news and offers on Our services]. We will not, however, send you any unsolicited marketing or spam and will take all reasonable steps to ensure that We fully protect your rights and comply with Our obligations under the GDPR and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003.

5.4 You have the right to withdraw your consent to Us using your personal data at any time, and to request that We delete it.

5.5 We do not keep your personal data for any longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected.

6. How and where do we store your data?

6.1 We only keep your data for as long as We need to in order to use it as described above in section 4, and/or for as long as We have your permission to keep it.

6.2 Some or all of your data may be stored outside of the European Economic Area (“the EEA”) (The EEA consists of all EU member states, plus Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein). You are deemed to accept and agree to this by using Our Site and submitting information to Us. If We do store data outside the EEA, We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data is treated as safely and securely as it would be within the UK and under the GDPR.

6.3 Data security is of great importance to Us, and to protect your data We have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure data collected through Our Site.

6.4 Notwithstanding the security measures that We take, it is important to remember that the transmission of data via the internet may not be completely secure and that you are advised to take suitable precautions when transmitting data to Us via the internet.

7. Do we share your data?

7.1 We may sometimes contract with third parties to supply services to you on Our behalf. These may include payment processing, delivery of goods, search engine facilities, advertising and marketing. In some cases, the third parties may require access to some or all of your data. Where any of your data is required for such a purpose, We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data will be handled safely, securely, and in accordance with your rights, Our obligations, and the obligations of the third party under the law.

7.2 In certain circumstances We may be legally required to share certain data held by Us, which may include your personal information, for example, where We are involved in legal proceedings, where We are complying with the requirements of legislation, a court order, or a governmental authority. We do not require any further consent from you in order to share your data in such circumstances and will comply as required with any legally binding request that is made of Us.

8. What happens if our business changes hands?

We may, from time to time, expand or reduce Our business and this may involve the sale and/or the transfer of control of all or part of Our business. Data provided by users will, where it is relevant to any part of Our business so transferred, be transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this Privacy Policy, be permitted to use the data for the purposes for which it was originally collected by Us.

9. How can you control your data?

9.1 When you submit information via Our Site, you may be given options to restrict Our use of your data. In particular, We aim to give you strong controls on Our use of your data for direct marketing purposes (including the ability to opt-out of receiving emails from Us.

9.2 You may also wish to sign up to one or more of the preference services operating in the UK: The Telephone Preference Service (“the TPS”), the Corporate Telephone Preference Service (“the CTPS”), and the Mailing Preference Service (“the MPS”). These may help to prevent you receiving unsolicited marketing. Please note, however, that these services will not prevent you from receiving marketing communications that you have consented to receive.

10. Your right to withhold information

10.1 You may access Our Site without providing any data at all. However, to use all features and functions available on Our Site you may be required to submit or allow for the collection of certain data.

10.2 You may restrict your internet browser’s use of Cookies.

11. How can you access your data?

You have the legal right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held by Us. Please contact Us for more details at [email protected]

12. Cookies

12.1 Our Site may place and access certain first party Cookies on your computer or device. First party Cookies are those placed directly by Us and are used only by Us. We use Cookies to facilitate and improve your experience of Our Site and to provide and improve Our services. 

12.2 Our site uses the following first party Cookies:

12.2.1 "Drupal session". The purpose of this cookie is it enables us to recognise you when you return to our site, and allow you to use our site in a way that makes your browsing experience more convenient, for example, if you register with us or complete our online forms, we will use cookies to remember your details during your current visit, and any future visits provided the cookie was not deleted in the interim.
12.2.2 "has js". The purpose of this cookie is it is essential for our site to check whether your browser has javascript enabled.

12.3 Our Site uses analytics services provided by Google. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse usage statistics, enabling Us to better understand how people use Our Site. This, in turn, enables Us to improve Our Site and the services offered through it. You do not have to allow Us to use these Cookies, as detailed below, however whilst Our use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of Our Site, it does enable Us to continually improve Our Site, making it a better and more useful experience for you.

12.4 The analytics service(s) used by this Website use(s) the following Cookies: utma, utmb, umtc and utmz (also known as Google Analytics).

12.5 The analytics service(s) used by Our Site use(s) Cookies to gather the required information. Certain of these Cookies may be placed immediately when you first visit Our Site and it may not be possible for Us to obtain your prior consent. You may remove these Cookies and prevent future use of them by following the steps set out below.

12.6 You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all cookies or only third party cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.

12.7 You can choose to delete Cookies at any time however you may lose any information that enables you to access Our Site more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, login and personalisation settings.

12.8 It is recommended that you keep your internet browser and operating system up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser and manufacturer of your computer or device if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.

13. Contacting us

If you have any questions about Our Site or this Privacy and cookies policy, please contact Us by email at [email protected]

14. Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time (for example, if the law changes). Any changes will be immediately posted on Our Site and you will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the Privacy Policy on your first use of Our Site following the alterations. We recommend that you check this page regularly to keep up-to-date.

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