Here at Southport Web Design we take privacy seriously and will only use your personal information to contact you in regards to services we offer – after your initial contact with us.
Forms & Data Collection
When you use our contact form or buy a product we collect your name, your IP address, your telephone number and your email address so that we can correspond with you.
This information is not stored on the website, it is stored in an encrypted database on our clustered hosting system.
This information is collected solely for the purpose of responding to your inferred interest in any products we offer.
This information will not be shared or used for any other activity other than responding to your initial contact.
This data will be kept for as long as you are a customer of Southport Web Design.
If you decide to end your website or Email hosting with us your data will be deleted.
You can request to view, update, download or delete your personal data at any time from this page:
GDPR – Request personal data.
How we secure, store and retain your data.
We follow generally accepted standards to store and protect the personal data we collect, both during transmission and once received and stored, including utilization of encryption where appropriate.
We retain personal data only for as long as necessary to provide the Services you have requested and thereafter for a variety of legitimate legal or business purposes.
We use Google Analytics to track visitors on this site.
In order to be compliant with the new regulation Google included a data processing amendment.
The data we collect will be processed anonymously and “Data sharing” is disabled.
We don’t use other Google services in combination with Google Analytics cookies.
Customer Registration & Purchases.
On this website we have a built in E-commerce store, this section of the website records your data (mentioned above) however the payment gateway Stripe
In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics.
Types of Cookies
Like their real-world counterparts, cookies come in different flavors:
Session Cookies: These cookies store information about the activities users perform during a single session.
They are used to persist data about your activities as you browse through a site but are erased at the end of your session.
Persistent Cookies: You’ll also hear these referred to as tracking cookies.
Persistent cookies remain on your hard drive until they expire or are erased.
These are often used to manage user preferences over longer periods of time.
As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others.
The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers
If you require further information about the cookies we use – please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org