1 About our Terms
1.1 These Terms explain how you may use this website (the Site) which is provided by us free of charge.
1.2 References in these Terms to the Site are references to the website: www.smoketec.co.uk, and all associated web pages.
1.3 You should read these Terms carefully before using the Site.
1.4 By accessing or using the Site or otherwise indicating your consent, you agree to be bound by these Terms and the documents referred to in them.
1.5 If you do not agree with or accept any of these Terms, you should stop using the Site immediately.
1.6 If you have any questions about the Site, please contact us by:
1.6.1 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org (e-mails will typically be responded to during open times - Monday to Saturday: 9.00am to 5.00pm), or
1.6.2 Freephone: 0800 158 8310 Calls will typically be answered during open times - Monday to Friday: 9.00am - 5.00pm. [We may record calls for quality and training purposes.]
|Content||1 means any text, images, video, audio or other multimedia content, software or other information or material submitted to or on the Site;|
|Site||3 means these terms and conditions of use as updated from time to time under clause 10;|
|We, us or our||4 has the meaning given to it in clause 4.1;|
|You or your||5 means the person accessing or using the Site or its Content.|
2 Using the Site
2.1 The Site is for your personal and non-commercial use only.
2.2 You agree that you are solely responsible for:
2.2.1 all costs and expenses you may incur in relation to your use of the Site; and
2.2.2 keeping your password and other account details confidential
2.3 The Site is intended for use only by those who can access it from within the UK. If you choose to access the Site from locations outside the UK, you are responsible for compliance with local laws where they are applicable.
2.4 We seek to make the Site as accessible as possible. If you have any difficulties using the Site, please contact us at email@example.com
2.5 We may prevent or suspend your access to the Site if you do not comply with any part of these Terms, any terms or policies to which they refer or any applicable law.
3 Ownership, use and intellectual property rights
3.1 This Site and all intellectual property rights in it including but not limited to any Content are owned by us, our licensors or both
(as applicable). Intellectual property rights means rights such as: copyright, trade marks, domain names, design rights, database rights,
patents and all other intellectual property
3.2 Nothing in these Terms grants you any legal rights in the Site other than as necessary to enable you to access the Site. You agree not to adjust to try to circumvent or delete any notices contained on the Site (including any intellectual property notices) and in particular in any digital rights or other security technology embedded or contained within the Site.
3.3 Trade marks: The use of any trade marks (whether registered or unregistered) on the Site is strictly prohibited unless you have our prior written permission.
4 Submitting information to the Site
4.1 While we try to make sure that the Site is secure, we cannot guarantee the security of any information that you supply to us and therefore we cannot guarantee that it will be kept confidential. For that reason, you should not let us have any patentable ideas or patent applications, advertising or marketing suggestions, prototypes, or any other information that you regard as confidential, commercially sensitive or valuable (Unwanted Submissions). While we value your feedback, you agree not to submit any Unwanted Submissions.
4.2 We may use any Unwanted Submissions as we see reasonably fit on a free-of-charge basis (bear in mind that we have no way of knowing whether such information is confidential, commercially sensitive or valuable because we do not monitor the Site to check for these matters). Therefore, we will not be legally responsible for keeping any Unwanted Submissions confidential nor will we be legally responsible to you or anybody else for any use of such Unwanted Submissions.
5 Accuracy of information and availability of the Site
5.1 5.1 While we try to make sure that the Site is accurate, up-to-date and free from bugs, we cannot promise that it will be. Furthermore, we cannot promise that the Site will be fit
or suitable for any purpose. Any reliance that you may place on the information on this Site is at your own risk.
5.2 We may suspend or terminate operation of the Site at any time as we see fit.
5.3 Content is provided for your general information purposes only and to inform you about us and our products and news, features, services and other websites that may be of interest. It does not constitute technical, financial or legal advice or any other type of advice and should not be relied on for any purposes.
5.4 While we try to make sure that the Site is available for your use, we do not promise that the Site is available at all times nor do we promise the uninterrupted use by you of the Site.
6 Hyperlinks and third party sites
The Site may contain hyperlinks or references to third party websites other than the Site. Any such hyperlinks or references are provided for your convenience only. We have no control over third party websites and accept no legal responsibility for any content, material or information contained in them. The display of any hyperlink and reference to any third party website does not mean that we endorse that third party's website, products or services. Your use of a third party site may be governed by the terms and conditions of that third party site.
7 Limitation on our liability
7.1 Except for any legal responsibility that we cannot exclude in law (such as for death or personal injury), we are not legally
responsible for any:
7.1.1 losses that:
(a) were not foreseeable to you and us when these Terms were formed; or
(b) that were not caused by any breach on our part
7.1.2 business losses; and
7.1.3 losses to non-consumers.
8 Events Beyond our Control
We shall have no liability to you for any breach of these Terms caused by any event or circumstance beyond our reasonable control including, but not limited to, strikes, lock-outs or other industrial disputes; breakdown of systems or network access; or flood, fire, explosion or accident.
9 Rights of third parties
No one other than a party to these Terms has any right to enforce any of these Terms.
These Terms are dated 1st November 2019. No changes to these Terms are valid or have any effect unless agreed by us in writing. We reserve the right to vary these Terms from time to time. Our updated terms will be displayed on the Site and by continuing to use and access the Site following such changes, you agree to be bound by any variation made by us. It is your responsibility to check these Terms from time to time to verify such variations.
11.1 We will try to resolve any disputes with you quickly and efficiently.
11.2 If you are unhappy with us, please contact us as soon as possible.
11.3 If you and we cannot resolve a dispute using our complaint handling procedure, we will:
11.3.1 let you know that we cannot settle the dispute with you; and
11.3.2 give you certain information about our alternative dispute resolution provider.
11.4 If you want to take court proceedings, the relevant courts of the United Kingdom will have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to these Terms.
11.5 English law applies to these Terms.
Your privacy is very important to us, we make every effort to oversee the effective and secure collection, processing and storage of your personal data. SmokeTec will be known as the 'Controller' of the personal data that you provide to us via this website. The data that we collect and how we use it is outlined below:
We collect basic personal data about you through email, contact e-forms. This information is freely given by yourself and does not include anything deemed as sensitive. This does however include data such as name, company name, address, email and phone numbers.
Why we need your data
Your basic personal data is collected in order to verify your identity and enable communication in reply to your interest in our products or services. We will not collect any personal data from you beyond which required to provide and oversee this service to you.
Data processing & storage
The personal data we collect is processed by the Controller and stored on an internal computer hard drive disc. Appropriate security measures (both in respect of IT and manual) are in place to ensure the protection and safe storage of your data. Third parties will not have access to the personal data collected without your prior consent, unless the law permits. Under no circumstances will your name, e-mail, phone number, address or other other personally identifiable information be sold on to a third party.
How long we keep your data
Your data is held on file for as long as necessary to oversee our service to you. For general enquiries/quotations without generating a sale,
we would keep your data for 12 months before deletion. This is for your convenience and ours enabling us to refer back to
our notes and documentation issued at the time, in case you decide to return. In some cases however, such as when a sale of services is made,
we are required under UK tax law to keep your basic personal data (name, company name, address, contact details etc) for a minimum of 6 years, beyond which it will be assessed
and if no longer deemed relevant, it will be deleted/destroyed.
What we would also like to do with your data
With your consent we would like to retain and use your name, email address and where applicable, your phone number to inform you of our products, services, future offers and details of news and forthcoming events that we feel may be of interest to you. Please contact us if you would like us to add you to our mailing list to which you may unsubscribe anytime simply by emailing or telephoning us to let us know.
What are your rights
You may at any point request to see the personal information of yours that we have processed and what is included in our records. If at any point you believe that information to be incorrect, you can request to have it amended.
Should you have any concerns or wish to raise a complaint on how you believe we have handled your personal data, you may contact us to have the matter investigated. Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please allow us 30 days from receipt of your complaint to allow us sufficient time to process your request. We shall endeavour to keep you informed throughout the process. If you are not satisfied with our response or believe that we are processing your personal data in a manner not in accordance with the law, you may file a complaint at the Information Commissioner's Office https://ico.org.uk/concerns
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Data Collection and Retention
No personally identifying data is collected from this source. Data collected is anonymous, stored and retained within the Google Analytics app for a period of 26 months after which it will be automatically deleted, however this will reset on new activity should you revisit the site again thereafter.
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