Maintaining your privacy

Data Catalyst Consulting (Company Number 14082543) (“Data Catalyst”, “us” or “we”) is committed to maintaining the privacy and accuracy of your personal information. We take all reasonable precautions to ensure the personal information we collect, use and disclose is accurate and current. However, the accuracy of that information depends largely on the information you provide.

Collecting personal information

We will collect certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you, which may include without limitation your name, address, telephone number, mobile number, email address, and such other information as they be necessary to supply you with products and services (“personal information”).

We may also collect aggregated, non-personal statistical information on site visitors such as:

  • your server’s address;

  • your top-level domain name;

  • the date and time of your visit to the site;

  • the pages you access and the documents downloaded;

  • the duration of your visit to the site;

  • the previous site you have visited; and

  • the type of web browser you are using.

Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of information sent to your browser to authenticate, track, and maintain specific information about your interactions with a site. Data Catalyst uses cookies to remember who you are and to remember saved search criteria for your searches.

The type of information we collect depends on what services you sign up for. You can instruct your browser to refuse cookies, although this may prevent access to or limit access to some services on the site.

Subscription and Registration

Registration (signing-up) for Data Catalyst services is optional. All information provided when registering for Data Catalyst services including name, address, email address, mobile number and answer to certain questions can be viewed, modified or deleted at any time.

Using personal information

Data Catalyst does not use or disclose your personal information for a purpose other than that for which it was collected, unless such use or disclosure would be reasonably expected, or you give us your consent.

We may also collect personal information about you when you create an account and/or transact with us. This information would usually be collected for the purpose of giving effect to the relevant transaction, including supplying products and services to you.

Your personal information may also be used to:

  • verify your identity;

  • make changes to your profile;

  • market products, services and special offers to you;

  • assist you to subscribe to any promotions we offer or may in the future offer and to manage and administer those services;

  • respond to any queries or feedback you may have;

  • inform you of ways the services provided to you could be improved;

  • research and develop our services;

  • maintain and develop our business systems;

  • gain a better understanding of your information service requirements; and

  • conduct appropriate checks for credit-worthiness or fraud.

We also use information collected online for re-marketing our services online. This means that if you view our website, third-party websites may display our advertisements on other sites you visit on the internet. Those third parties may use cookies to provide advertisements based on your previous visits to our website. You may opt out of the use of cookies by visiting the relevant third-party websites opt out pages. By accessing our website, you also consent to the use of cookies and our collecting your information for re-marketing purposes.

Disclosing personal information

Your Personal Information may be disclosed to our related companies and non-related entities, such as our service providers that we engage as part of the provision of services to you as well as related bodies corporate of those entities.

We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads on our web site. These companies may use information (other than personal information or contact details) about your visits to Data Catalyst web site to measure advertising effectiveness and to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.

Information provided by you in relation to any products we supply to you will be disclosed to the third parties that provide those products. That information will be provided on the basis that it is de-identified and aggregated.

The following third parties may have access to personal information:

  • IT technicians may have access when providing on-site support;

  • File storage services;

  • any payment gateway and PayPal to process your payment transactions.

We will not otherwise disclose information about you unless:

  • the disclosure is required or authorised by law; or

  • you have consented to our disclosing the information about you.

Links to third party sites

Data Catalyst may contain links to third party sites. Any linked sites are not under our control. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of those sites and do not know whether cookies or other tracking devices are used on these linked sites. We recommend that you review the privacy policies of each site you visit before disclosing your personal information.

Securing your personal information

All personal information held by Data Catalyst is stored on secure servers that are protected in a controlled environment. We also have the following security measures in place to protect your information:

  • our offices are also securely locked after hours;

  • all staff are required to comply with our Policy & Procedures covering computer usage;

  • all our computers are password protected and virus protected;

  • our website is protected by a firewall; and

  • our website is securely encrypted using reputable industry standard encryption certificates.

You should be aware however that due to the open nature of the Internet, information exchanged via the Internet may be accessed and used by people other than those for whom the data is intended. If you provide or send us any personal information, it is sent at your own risk. Although we endeavour to keep your personal information secure, Data Catalyst will not be held responsible for any unauthorised access and use of your personal information.

Privacy changes

To keep this information current and accurate, Data Catalyst will review and update this Privacy Policy as necessary and post the changes here.

Contact us

Please contact us to find out more about our procedures and policies in relation to the collection, use, disclosure, storage and handling of personal information.

If at any time you wish to know what information we are holding about you, believe we may hold information about you which is incorrect / out of date, would like to request we delete your personal information, or you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, you can contact us on:

If you still require further information, then you should contact the Information Commissioners Office whose details follow: