Website Privacy Policy

Policy version:1st November 2021 is provided by PBS Construction Limited our website (‘we’, ‘our’ or ‘us’). We are the controller of personal data obtained via our website, meaning we are the organisation legally responsible for deciding how and for what purposes it is used.

We take your privacy very seriously. Please read this privacy policy carefully as it contains important information on who we are and how and why we collect, store, use and share any information relating to you (your personal data) in connection with your use of our website. It also explains your rights in relation to your personal data and how to contact us or a relevant regulator in the event you have a complaint.

We collect, use and are responsible for certain personal data about you. When we do so we are subject to the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR). We are also subject to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) in relation to goods and services we offer to individuals in the European Economic Area (EEA).

Given the nature of our website, we do not expect to collect the personal data of anyone under 13 years old. If you are aware that any personal data of anyone under 13years old has been shared with our website please let us know so that we can delete that data.

This version of our privacy policy is primarily written for adults, including parents and guardians of child users. If you are a child (under 18 years old) you are welcome to read this policy if you find it useful, but we recommend you seek advice as to the content from a parent or guardian on the content.

This privacy policy is divided into the following sections:

What this policy applies to

This privacy policy relates to your use of our website only.

Personal data we collect about you

The personal data we collect about you depends on the particular activities carried out through our website. We will collect and use the following personal data about you if you provide it in a contract form this includes

We collect and use this personal data for the purposes described in the section ‘How and why we use your personal data’ below.

How your personal data is collected

We collect personal data from you:

How and why we use your personal data

Under data protection law, we can only use your personal data if we have a proper reason, eg:

A legitimate interest is when we have a business or commercial reason to use your personal data, so long as this is not overridden by your own rights and interests. We will carry out an assessment when relying on legitimate interests, to balance our interests against your own. You can obtain details of this assessment by contacting us (see ‘How to contact us’ below).

The details below will explain our reasons for what we use your personal data for and why.

Create and manage your account with us

Providing products AND/OR services to you

Conducting checks to identify you and verify your identity or to help prevent and detect fraud against you or us

To enforce legal rights or defend or undertake legal proceedings

Customise our website and its content to your particular preferences based on a record of your selected preferences or on your use of our website

Retaining and evaluating information on your recent visits to our website and how you move around different sections of our website for analytics purposes to understand how people use our website so that we can make it more intuitive or to check our website is working as intended

Communications with you not related to marketing, including about changes to our terms or policies or changes to the products AND/OR services or other important notices

Protecting the security of systems and data used to provide the services

Statistical analysis to help us understand our customer base

Updating and enhancing customer records

Disclosures and other activities necessary to comply with legal and regulatory obligations that apply to our business, eg to record and demonstrate evidence of your consents where relevant and [insert]

Marketing our services to existing and former customers

To share your personal data with members of our group and third parties that will or may take control or ownership of some or all of our business (and professional advisors acting on our or their behalf) in connection with a significant corporate transaction or restructuring, including a merger, acquisition, asset sale, initial public offering or in the event of our insolvency in such cases information will be anonymised where possible and only shared where necessary

How and why we use your personal data—in more detail

More details about how we use your personal data and why are set out in the table below


Communications with you not related to marketing, including about changes to our terms or policies or changes to the products or other important notices

Addressing and sending communications to you about changes to our terms or policies or changes to the products or other important notices (other than those addressed above)

Processing operation

Addressing and sending communications to you as required by data protection laws, ie: —the UK GDPR or Data Protection Act 2018

Our legitimate interests (Article 6(1)(f)), which is to be as efficient as we can so we can deliver the best service to you

Lawful basis relied on under the UK GDPR

Processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject (Article 6(1)(b))

—your name, address and contact information, including email address and telephone number —your account details (username)

How and why we use your personal data—Special category personal data

We do not collect or process any special category personal data via our website

How and why we use your personal data—sharing

See ‘Who we share your personal data with’ for further information on the steps we will take to protect your personal data where we need to share it with others.

Who we share your personal data with

We routinely share personal data with:

We only allow those organisations to handle your personal data if we are satisfied they take appropriate measures to protect your personal data.

We or the third parties mentioned above occasionally also share personal data with:

Who we share your personal data with—in more detail

More details about who we share your personal data with and why are set out in the table below

We will not share your personal data with any other third party.

Who we share your personal data with—further information

If you would like more information about who we share our data with and why, please contact us (see ‘How to contact us’ below).

How long your personal data will be kept

We will not keep your personal data for longer than we need it for the purpose for which it is used.

Different retention periods apply for different types of personal data.

If you stop using your account we will delete or anonymise your account data after 7 years.

Following the end of the of the relevant retention period, we will delete or anonymise your personal data.

Transferring your personal data out of the UK

The EEA, UK and other countries outside the EEA and the UK have differing data protection laws, some of which may provide lower levels of protection of privacy.

We will not transfer your information outside of the UK.


A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your device (eg computer, smartphone or other electronic device) when you use our website. We use cookies on our website. These help us recognise you and your device and store some information about your preferences or past actions.

For further information on cookies our use of ‘cookies’ when we will request your consent before placing them and how to disable them, please see our Cookie Policy.

Your rights

You generally have the following rights, which you can usually exercise free of charge:

Access to a copy of your personal data

The right to be provided with a copy of your personal data

Correction (also known as rectification)

The right to require us to correct any mistakes in your personal data

Erasure (also known as the right to be forgotten)

The right to require us to delete your personal data—in certain situations

Restriction of use

The right to require us to restrict use of your personal data in certain circumstances, eg if you contest the accuracy of the data

Data portability

The right to receive the personal data you provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and/or transmit that data to a third party—in certain situations

To object to use

The right to object: —at any time to your personal data being used for direct marketing (including profiling) —in certain other situations to our continued use of your personal data, eg where we use your personal data for our legitimate interests unless there are compelling legitimate grounds for the processing to continue or the processing is required for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims

Not to be subject to decisions without human involvement

The right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing (including profiling) that produces legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affects you We do not make any such decisions based on data collected by our website

The right to withdraw consents

If you have provided us with a consent to use your personal data you have a right to withdraw that consent easily at any time You may withdraw consents by pressing this link Withdrawing a consent will not affect the lawfulness of our use of your personal data in reliance on that consent before it was withdrawn

For further information

For further information on each of those rights, including the circumstances in which they do and do not apply, please contact us (see ‘How to contact us’ below). You may also find it helpful to refer to the guidance from the UK’s Information Commissioner on your rights under the UK GDPR.

If you would like to exercise any of those rights, please call or write to us—see below: ‘How to contact us’. When contacting us please:

Keeping your personal data secure

We have appropriate security measures to prevent personal data from being accidentally lost, or used or accessed unlawfully. We limit access to your personal data to those who have a genuine business need to access it.

We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so.

If you want detailed information from Get Safe Online on how to protect your personal data and other information and your computers and devices against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other online problems, please visit Get Safe Online is supported by HM Government and leading businesses.

How to complain

Please contact us if you have any queries or concerns about our use of your personal data (see below ‘How to contact us’). We hope we will be able to resolve any issues you may have.

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with:

The UK’s Information Commissioner may be contacted using the details at or by telephone: 0303 123 1113.

Changes to this privacy policy

We may change this privacy policy from time to time—when we make significant changes we will take steps to inform you, for example via eg by including a prominent link to a description of those changes on our website for a reasonable period or by other means, such as email.

How to contact us

Individuals in the UK

You can contact us by post, email or telephone if you have any questions about this privacy policy or the information we hold about you, to exercise a right under data protection law or to make a complaint.

Our contact details are shown below:

Our contact details
Brendon Smurthwaite Brendon.smurthwaite@pbsconstruction 01482 211132

Do you need extra help?

If you would like this policy in another format (for example audio, large print, braille) please contact us (see ‘How to contact us’ above).

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