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Definitions & Identification

Defined in this policy are the following terms:

  • 1.1 Personal Data – This means any and all data that is able to be identified with a particular person, both directly and indirectly. More specifically this pertains to personal data that is collected through the use of cookies on our site, or data submitted to us via the contact us form or email. This definition shall incorporate the definitions provided in the EU Regulation 2016/679 – The General Data Protection Regulation (Hereafter “GDPR”).
  • 1.2 Quality Environmental Services – This refers to Quality Environmental Services Limited, a limited company registered in England under company number 06997281, VAT number 931 7879 86, Registered office: Unit 8 Neepsend Industrial Estate, 80 Parkwood Road, Sheffield S3 8AG.
  • 1.3 Data Controller – Quality Environmental Services is your data controller and as such are responsible for the processing and storage of your personal data when relevant. As Data controller, Quality Environmental Services uses your personal data according to the principles laid down in this privacy statement.

What This Privacy Policy Covers

This privacy policy applies to the use of this site. Any links on this site to other websites are not covered by this privacy policy and as such it is advised that you check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing them with any data.

Your Rights under GDPR

3.1 This privacy policy has been designed to uphold the following rights as per general GDPR practice:If you register for an account with us or sign up for our communications you agree to share your Personal Data and consent to the transfer and storage of that information on our servers located in the United Kingdom or elsewhere in the world, such as in the EU or United States.

  • The right to be informed about any and all collection and use of personal data
  • The right of access to any personal data held by Quality Environmental Services pertaining to yourself
  • The right to rectify any personal data pertaining to yourself which is inaccurate or incomplete
  • The right to restrict the processing of any personal data pertaining to yourself
  • The right to request personal data not be used for particular purposes
  • The right to be forgotten. Quality Environmental Services Limited only holds personal data for a limited time however should you wish such data to be removed before that time you have the right to request it to be removed immediately

3.2 To exercise any of the rights mentioned above, or to complain any use of personal data, contact us using the contact us form situated on this website. Furthermore you have the right to lodge a complaint with the UK’s supervisory authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office.

For further information on your rights, please contact the Information Commissioner’s Office or your local Citizens’ Advice Bureau.

What Data is Collected?

4.1 Information that is collected automatically

  • 4.1.1. When visiting our site or interacting with any content we provide, we automatically collect information sent to us by your computer, mobile device or other devices used to grant access to our site or content. The automatically collected data is disassociated from you personally unless otherwise specified through a personal request. This information may be collected through the use of cookies, web beacons, and other similar technology, including third party tools such as Google analytics, for the purpose of providing you with a better experience and to allow the tracking of marketing data pertaining to website statistics and demographics. For further information on this please refer to our About Cookies page.
  • 4.1.2 If you use the contact form or send us an email, Quality Environmental Services may collect your name, email address and any other information that you choose to give us.

How Your Data Is Used

5.1 Any data that is collected will be processed and securely stored for no longer than is necessary to complete the reasons for which it was first collected, and all data will be held with regards to your rights under the GDPR at all times;

5.2 Personal Data provided as part of contacting Quality Environmental Services may be used to contact you, either via email, telephone or post, specifically in relation to the matter that you contacted Quality Environmental Services about;

5.3 Data gathered automatically through the use of cookies and other such tools, may be used to customise, measure and improve our services and content;

5.4 Gathered Data may be used to prevent, detect, investigate and respond to fraud, security breaches, and illegal activities when requested to do so in order to comply with legal requirements, in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. This may include UK/EU Government authorities.

Opting out of Personal Data usage

If you do not wish to receive communications from Quality Environmental Services, please contact us. Please review our About Cookies Notice for more information on how to opt-out of cookies.

Data Storage

  • 7.1 All personal data is only kept for as long as it is needed, unless said data is requested to be removed earlier by the person(s) to whom it pertains.
  • 7.2 Personal data may be stored outside of the European Economic Area. In such cases Quality Environmental Services will take all the reasonable steps required to ensure that the data is treated and processed as safely and securely as it would be within the UK.
  • 7.3 Suitable measures are taken to safeguard and secure any data Quality Environmental Services holds about you, including just email address or other contact information. These measures include, but are not limited to, Firewalls, Data Encryption, Staff Education, and IT Security Protocols

Accessing Your Data

As per the rules and regulations surrounding GDPR, you have the right to ask for a copy of any personal data belonging to you that is held by Quality Environmental Services. There is no fee payable for such information requests.

Contact Us

To contact Quality Environmental Services in regards to this privacy policy or this website, please email; or telephone 0114 272 8838; or post your query to Quality Environmental Services Limited, Unit 8 Neepsend Industrial Estate, 80 Parkwood Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S3 8AG.

If you are not satisfied by the way in which we address your concerns, in the UK you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office.

If you would like further information please contact us.