1. Introduction
1.1 Public Power Solutions Ltd (PPS) is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information.
1.2 PPS is a “data controller” and this privacy notice describes how we collect and use personal information about you during and after your visit to our website publicpowersolutions.co.uk, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
1.3 This notice applies to any visitors to our website. If you become a customer of ours, you should read our privacy notice for Customers.
1.4 It is important that you read this notice, together with any other privacy notice we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing personal information about you, so that you are aware of how and why we are using such information.
1.5 We reserve the right to update this Privacy notice at any time, therefore, on visiting our website, you should ensure that you read this Privacy Notice.
1.6 We have appointed a Data Protection Controller (DPC) who is responsible for overseeing Public Power Solutions Ltd compliance with data protection law. If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice or how we handle your personal information, please contact the DPC by email on pps@publicpowersolutions.co.uk
2. What information do we hold?
2.1 On visiting our website, we will collect information on your visit, such as how long you stayed on the site, what you looked at, number of visits, however, this will not include data that relates to an identifiable living person.
2.2 If you complete the online contact form, send us an email or call our personnel, we may collect the following data:
  • Name
  • Address
  • Contact telephone number
  • Email address
  • Company
  • Reason for making the contact
3. Our Use of Your Information
Information stored or collected regarding your visit to our website helps us improve and offer the services you need. The following list contains how we might use your data:
3.1 Requests you make through our website or personnel, allows us to use information you provided us with, to provide the products or services you may require, or improve our services and products.
3.2 On receipt of your request, we may send your details to relevant personnel within the business to action your request. This may include sending you information on products and / or services that would be of legitimate interest to you.
3.3 We only send out mailings and / or newsletters to customers of the business and at any time, you will have the option to opt out of receiving such information
4. Google Analytics
When someone visits www.publicpowersolutions.co.uk we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this 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. If we 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.
5. Cookie Usage
There are instances where we may use cookies to gather information regarding our services in a mathematical collection for our website and our advertisers. Any information collected will not have any identifying data. It is statistical data about our visitors and how they have used our site. No personal details will be shared that could identify you. We may assemble information about your common internet use with a cookie file. When used, the cookies are downloaded to your computer automatically. The cookie is stored on the hard drive, with transferred information. The data sought by the cookie helps us improve our website and any service offered to you. Your browser has the ability to decline cookies. This is done by setting your browser options to decline all cookies. Note: if you do decline the download of cookies, some aspects of our site may not work or allow you access. Our advertisers may download cookies to which we have no control. If used, these cookies are downloaded by clicking on an advertisement found on our website.
6. WordPress
We use a third-party service, WordPress.com, to develop our website, which is run by Automattic Inc. We use a standard WordPress service to collect anonymous information about users’ activity on the site, for example the number of users viewing pages on the site, to monitor and report on the effectiveness of the site and help us improve it. WordPress requires visitors that want to post a comment to enter a name and email address. For more information about how WordPress processes data, please see Automattic’s privacy notice.
7. Personal Data Storage
7.1 We use MailChimp supplied by The Rocket Science Group LLC, a State of Georgia limited liability company to send out mailings and newsletters. This data is stored outside of the European Economic Area. Data held in this system will include name, address and email. If you opt out of receiving mailings from us, you will be removed from this site. The privacy policy for MailChimp is available at https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/
7.2 All other data is held within the European Economic Area and will not be transferred outside of this area.
7.3 Information we are provided with will be stored on secure servers. Transaction data is encrypted for your safety. All of our servers are located in the UK.
7.4 We will monitor any emails and information sent to us, including file attachments, for viruses or malicious software. Please be aware that you have a responsibility to ensure that any email you send is within the bounds of the law
8. Information Disclosure
8.1 At times we may disclose personal information to persons in our group. This can include subsidiaries, holding companies, or any other subsidiaries involved in our business, if applicable.
8.2 Third Party disclosure may occur for the following reasons:
8.2.1 Selling any or all of our business to a third party may result in sharing your information.
8.2.2 At any time when we are legally required to we may disclose information about you and your visits to our site.
8.2.3 To prevent fraud and help in fraud protection in order to reduce credit risk, we may disclose information.
9. Third Party Links
Third party links may exist on our site, such as links to news relating to our services and press articles. When you press on these links, you will be covered by the privacy notice for the website you are visiting. We are not responsible, nor do we accept responsibility for third party links.
10. Information Accessibility
You have the right to access the data we hold on you. You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal information (or to exercise your rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request for access is clearly unfounded or excessive. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with the request in such circumstances.
11. Contacting Us
You can contact us with any queries, requests, or comments that you may have about our Privacy Notice. We welcome any communication via the email address supplied here: pps@publicpowersolutions.co.uk