Privacy Policy

Privacy (Website)

Visitors to our Website

When you visit www.universalmeat.co.uk Google Analytics is used to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. This is done to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. You can find more information on how cookies are used on this website in the Cookies Policy below. If we ever do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.

Contact Us Page on our website

As well as our phone number, people can also contact us using a short contact form on our website - https://universalmeat.co.uk/contact . We ask people to fill in their name, email address, and any other information they want to add. This information is emailed to info@universalmeat.co.uk. The information in these emails is treated with confidence and is not shared with anyone at any time, it is simply used to establish a point of contact with interested parties.

E-marketing

At no time is our customer information passed or sold to third parties.

Links to Other Web Sites

This privacy notice does not cover any links within this site linking to other websites. Those sites are not governed by this Privacy Policy, and if you have questions about how a site uses your information, you’ll need to check that site’s privacy statement.

Access to Your Personal Information

You are entitled to access the information that we hold. Your contact for data protection is Paul Richardson. The email address is dpo@universalmeat.co.uk.

Changes to this Privacy Notice

We keep our privacy notice under regular review. This privacy notice was last updated on 13th June 2018.

Cookies

What is a cookie?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your personal computer, mobile or other device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user's device. You can find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu.

Cookies used on the Website

The website does not use any other cookies other than the ones used by Google Analytics (see above).

Privacy (General)

What information do we need and store?

We are a data controller. We collect the following information to enable us to do business with our customers and suppliers.

  • Company names
  • Company address details
  • Name of personnel in companies
  • Email addresses of personnel in companies
  • Company telephone and fax numbers
  • Company email addresses
  • Company registration/VAT numbers

We also retain information from enquiries and correspondence from our customers. This information is stored securely on our on-site server.

Why do we need to gather this information?

We need this information to be able to provide services to our existing and new customers. We also use this information to generate credit checks and provide statutory governmental returns.

What do we do with the information we gather?

Your data is hosted and processed on site in our offices at Derrycoose Road, Portadown.

Your data will not be transferred to any third-party unless this is required for one of the following reasons:

  • Law enforcement request, court order or statutory requirement.
  • Merger, acquisition of company or sale of company assets.

Any such third-party will have similar appropriate data protection policies.
We do not and never shall sell your personal data to third parties for marketing or advertising purposes.

How long do we keep your data?

We only keep your personal data for as long as is needed to enable us to deliver services to you, and to comply with legal and regulatory requirements. This period of time is seven years.

Your rights under GDPR

GDPR regulations state that you have the right to make requests to see what information we hold on you. If you believe the information is incorrect, or if you wish to have the data deleted, please contact our Data Protection Officer (Paul Richardson) at dpo@universalmeat.co.uk and he will organise for the information to be provided. If you wish to complain about any aspect of how we store or process your data, please email dpo@universalmeat.co.uk. Alternatively, if you feel you need to make a complaint, you can contact the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) on ico.org.uk.