Personal data is anything that identifies you as an individual. For example, your name, email address, an ID number etc. are personal data.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the law on data protection and privacy for individuals in the EU. It means we must tell you the following things about your personal data that we collect:
(You can find out more about the GDPR at the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) website. The ICO is the data protection regulator in the UK.)
We, MarketThing, are what is known as the Data Controller of the personal data we collect. This means we determine the way your personal data is used.
We collect personal data about you when you fill in and submit forms on this website. Our website is protected by SSL encryption which means that the data you submit is done so securely. We also collect website usage information using Cookies.
This website contains the following forms, and this is how we use the personal data you submit:
|Form Type||Use||Lawful basis of use||Why we think this applies||Retention period|
|Get Our Newsletter||We will add your information to our email database and send you regular email newsletters.||Consent||You offer us your data for the specific reason stated on the form you completed.||Ongoing|
|Contact Us||We will use your information to respond to your enquiry.||Consent||You offer us your data for the specific reason stated on the form you completed.||Until we have resolved your enquiry, or if you become a customer, we will retain your data.|
|Send Us A Message||We will use your information to respond to your enquiry.||Consent||You offer us your data for the specific reason stated on the form you completed.||Until we have resolved your enquiry, or if you become a customer, we will retain your data.|
Please note: email newsletters will always contain an ‘unsubscribe’ link. We retain the unsubscribe information on file to make sure we do not email you again.
What are cookies?
Cookies are text files placed on your computer or other device, and stored there, when you visit a website. This allows the website to recognise you as a user for the duration of your visit (using a ‘session cookie’) or for repeat visits (a ‘persistent cookie’).
Cookies don’t hold personal data about you, for example they don’t store your name or credit card details, but they do store things like your computer settings, operating system and platform, and IP address.
How to turn off cookies
Most web browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can change the settings of your browser to stop cookies. Please remember that if you turn off cookies in your browser then these settings apply to all websites not just this one.
These links explain how to manage cookies for the most popular web browsers:
No, we do not sell, rent or share your data with any third party.
Under GDPR you have the following rights regarding your personal data:
If you have any questions about any of your personal information that we may hold, or want to exercise your rights please contact us at:
and we will respond in 30 days.
Visit the ICO website for more information about your individual rights.
The contact details for the ICO are available on their website.