For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”) the data controller is Gorilla Accounting Limited (“Gorilla,” “we,” “us,” “our”), Ground Floor, Unit B Lostock Office Park, Lynstock Way, Lostock, Bolton, BL6 4SG.
Any queries or concerns relating to Gorilla, this policy or this website can be addressed in writing to our registered office or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gorilla is registered with the Information Commissioner as a Data Controller under registration number ZA091838.
We take the privacy of visitors to this site seriously. We therefore will seek to only use any information provided to:-
We do not share the information with any third party unless you have permitted us to do so or in the event that it is necessary to answer your enquiry. If it is necessary to answer your enquiry then we would only share information to the extent required to answer your query and would seek to limit the ability of the third party to contact you directly. If you email a query to us then the email address supplied will be used solely to answer the enquiry and will not be used for any other purpose without your prior permission (e.g. if you subscribe to one of our services using the same email).
Collection of data
We may collect and process the following data about you:
The above list is not exhaustive and further information may be collected from time to time. In accordance with the Data Protection Act we will only seek information which is relevant, will keep the information confidential and will never keep the information for longer than is necessary.
Such information may be collected by:
Please note that any information collected by the use of Internet Cookies does not identify any individual. It is used for the purpose of monitoring use to the site to allow us to improve the services offered.
For more information please see our Cookie Usage Policy
Protecting your information
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Unfortunately we cannot guarantee that the transmission of information via the internet is completely secure. We will seek to protect your personal data however any transmission is at your own risk.Therefore if you have any concerns then please do not enter any details in our website. Once we have your information we will use our internal procedures and security to seek to prevent unauthorised access and ensure it is kept in the strictest confidence.
We will use information entered by you on our website to:-
If you wish us to not use your data in this way then please contact us to advise.
Your data and third parties
We will only disclose your data to third parties in the following limited circumstances:-
You are permitted to request that we do not process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will only use your data for marketing purposes where you have either opted in or otherwise validly consent to receiving communications from us in accordance with the relevant Information Commissioners Office (ICO) policies.Any emails sent by us will have an unsubscribe facility.We actively manage and process unsubscribe requests.We would endeavour to action any unsubscribe request received within 28 days of our email and would seek to remove them from our lists within 10 days of the request.
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our clients and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you enter any personal data to these websites.
The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.
Nothing in this policy should be construed as seeking to limit or remove your statutory rights. Should you have any concerns in this regard please seek appropriate independent legal advice.
Owing to the global nature of the Internet infrastructure, the information you provide may be transferred in transit to countries outside the European Economic Area that do not have similar protections in place regarding your data and its use as set out in this policy. However, we have taken the steps outlined above to try to improve the security of your information. By entering your information you consent to these transfers.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer when you visit certain pages. There are two main types of cookies. Cookies generated by this site known as first party cookies and cookies generated in conjunction with other sites known as third party cookies.
The main thing to remember is that cookies do not contain personal or sensitive information. All information that is collected is anonymised when analysed.
What cookies does this site have?
In respect of this site, where enabled, our first party cookies allow us to monitor site usage and recognise when you have returned to the site. This is important because it allows us to keep track of unique visitors to the site. It also enables us to ensure that our site is as user friendly as possible, for example if several customers are visiting six pages to visit a page that is linked on the first page then we can take steps to ensure the first page link is prominent.
In respect of third party cookies the main cookies will relate to Google Analytics. These cookies are used by nearly every website and again serve to monitor visitor information such as browser used, visitor numbers and whether a visit is as a result of a marketing initiative.
What if I don’t wish to enable cookies?
If you subsequently decide that you do not wish for this site to collect information then you can disable cookies on your browser settings.
Every browser is different so we would recommend looking up your browser on an appropriate website such ashttp://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/
You are free to disable cookies at any point, however please note that by doing so that some parts of the site may stop functioning correctly.