Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Somerley uses and protects any information that you give us when you use this website.

Somerley is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Somerley may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1st January 2009.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • Name.
  • Contact information including email address.
  • Demographic information such as post code, preferences and interests.
  • Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers.

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional email about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail.
  • We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

Cookies

Google Maps

We may use Google Maps on our website to provide detailed information on how to locate our office. Google Maps stores up to four cookies: khcookie, NID, SNID and PREF. We would use Google’s interactive maps because we believe they provide a helpful way for our visitors to identify how best to travel to us, and on the basis that Google adheres to its privacy policy and its terms of service for Google Maps.


YouTube

We may use YouTube to host video content. When you view a web page on our site with an embedded YouTube video, YouTube creates at least three cookies: VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, use_hitbox, and PREF. In some circumstances you may also find an additional GEO cookie. We use the YouTube service as a convenience for our visitors, and we use it on the basis that Google adheres to its privacy policy.


Twitter

We may use the Twitter “Follow Button” plugin to help us market our business using Twitter. The plugin detects whether you are logged in to Twitter when you visit our website and uses this information to present either a “Follow” or “You Follow” message with various other details from Twitter. The plugin creates five Third-Party cookies – pid, _twitter_sess, k, guest_id and original_referer – if a visitor accesses the site when not logged into Twitter, and a further cookies if accessed while logged on to Twitter. We use the plugin as a convenience for our users and we use it on the basis that Twitter adheres to its Privacy Policy – see twitter.com/privacy for more information.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information by writing to or emailing us.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us as soon as possible, at our address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.