Privacy Policy

This privacy statement governs the relationship between you, the user of Philip Baker Builders, and Philip Baker Builders Limited, the website’s owner and provider (the website). It applies to our collection and use of any and all personal information about you in connection with your use of the website and any services or systems contained therein.

Definitions

The following terminology should have the following definitions in this privacy statement:

  • “Account” refers to the collection of personal information and credentials used by users to get access to the website’s content and/or communication systems;
  • “Cookie” refers to a little quantity of data created by a website and stored on your computer’s hard drive by your web browser;
  • “Personal information” refers to all information that you give to the website collectively. This includes, but is not limited to, account information and data supplied through any of our service platforms.
  • “Service” refers to any online facilities, tools, services, or information that Philip Baker Builders Limited makes accessible via the website in the future;
  • The term “System” refers to any online communications infrastructure that Philip Baker Builders Limited may make accessible via the website in the future.
  • “User” / “Users” refers to any anyone who accesses the website who is not an employee of Philip Baker Builders Limited and is not acting in the course of their employment; and
  • The term “website” refers to the website you are currently viewing (Philip Baker Builders ).

We collect information about you and how we utilise it

Information about your account and registration

To utilise Philip Baker Builders, you do not need to establish an account. A user account is required solely to create articles and to execute more than five revisions per day.

To make an account, all you need to do is provide us with your username, password, email address, occupation, and location. We use your information to maintain internal records, to enhance our service, to send you things you have consented to receive through email, and to customise or update the website. Because your username will be publicly available, you should use it only if you are OK with being recognised.

Additional information may be added to your account at any time.

You may request that we deactivate your user account, but your username may remain visible on the website since any contributions you make will be connected with that username (See Your contributions below).

We get information automatically.

We automatically collect certain information about you, such as your IP address, the type and version of your browser, the language preference set in your browser, the type and version of your device’s operating system, your internet service provider or mobile carrier, the website that referred you to Philip Baker Builders, the pages you request and visit, and the date and time of each request.

We may use this information to monitor the website’s performance and to enhance your user experience.

Contributions from you

When you contribute to Philip Baker Builders, whether by editing or writing articles, contributing comments, or sharing files, you create a permanent, public record. This record will include the date and time of your contribution, as well as your username (if you are logged in) or IP address (if you are not signed in). This creates a revision history, which enables users’ edits to be examined and, if required, undone, as well as the occasional blocking of abusive users from making additional contributions.

If you do not wish for this information to be permanently stored on the website, you should refrain from making contributions.

You should be aware that your IP address can be used to infer personally identifiable information about you, such as your location.

Newsletters

If you sign up for the Philip Baker Builders newsletter, we will save your email address, username, occupation, and the date of your subscription. This data is shared with the newsletter management firm that we employ to create and deliver our newsletters.

Additionally, we employ single-pixel gifs (also known as web beacons) in newsletter mailings. These include unique identifiers that enable us to determine when subscribers open an email or click on specific links.

You may unsubscribe from our newsletters by clicking the ‘unsubscribe’ link at the bottom of every newsletter we send.

Cookie use policy

A cookie is a little piece of data that a website generates that your web browser saves. Its aim is to save data about you.

The following cookies are used on Philip Baker Builders:

  • db cookiemessage shown. This is set when the site’s cookies statement is closed. This cookie has a one-year expiration date.
  • Builders Philip Baker. This is a session cookie used by Philip Baker Builders to save information about logged-in users. This is set to expire one month from the date of purchase.
  • __sharethis cookie test. Used by the Sharethis tool, which enables you to share web pages with others. Sharethis may use the information it collects to target you with advertisements based on your prior visits to this or other websites. By visiting Sharethis Privacy, you can opt out of Sharethis advertisements.
  • OAID. Philip Baker Builders Advertisement distribution, for the purpose of measuring the performance of any advertisements we may post on our website.
  • __cfduid. This is a distributed server system that serves the website to you according to your geographic location.
  • _ga and _gid are prefixes. Google Analytics, Google Console, and Google Adsense are all Google products. These collect data about how Philip Baker Builders is used and provide and track Google advertisements customised for you. By visiting Ads Settings, you may opt out of personalised Google advertising.

By default, your browser accepts cookies, but you may disable them. Disabling cookies may prevent you from using all of the website’s features. You may also erase cookies, but you will lose any information that aids faster website access. For further information, please visit your browser’s help menu.

With whom we share this information

We may retain the services of third parties to assist us with a variety of tasks, including but not limited to:

  • Payment processing.
  • Provision of servers.
  • Development of websites.
  • Storage of data.
  • Facilities for data analysis.
  • Public relations, sales, and marketing.
  • Distributing website content across several platforms.
  • Management of newsletters.
  • Regulations.

The providers of these services have access to some personally identifiable information that you give. Such information is used solely to the degree necessary for them to provide the services requested.

How we safeguard your data

We make every effort to safeguard your information from unauthorised access, use, or disclosure. We safeguard our systems and your personal information by a range of physical and technological protections, rules, and processes (such as access control procedures, network firewalls, and physical security). However, no form of internet transmission or computer storage can be guaranteed to be totally safe, and Philip Baker Builders Limited makes no such guarantee.

Changes in the ownership and control of businesses

Philip Baker Builders Limited may grow or contract its business from time to time, which may include the sale of certain divisions or the transfer of ownership of certain divisions to third parties. Where applicable, information given by you will be migrated along with that section, and the new buyer or newly-controlling party will be entitled to use the information for the purposes for which it was provided by you under the terms of this policy.

Your legal rights

If you feel any information we have collected about you is wrong, you may request to see it and have it changed or destroyed. If you desire to lodge a complaint about how we handled your information, you may do so by requesting that we conduct an investigation.

Philip Baker Builders Limited (Company Registration Number 723232516) has its registered office at 46 Sea Road Lane Head WA3 5RR in the United Kingdom. We may be reached by e-mail at [email protected] We may preserve communications for record-keeping purposes.

If you are dissatisfied with our answer or feel we are not processing your information lawfully, you may lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) at https://ico.org.uk.

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Modifications to this privacy statement

We retain the right to amend this privacy statement as needed or as required by law. We shall notify users of major changes to our privacy policy by prominently displaying the amended privacy policy on the website’s home page for a period of at least two weeks. You will be regarded to have accepted the updated privacy statement’s terms upon your first use of the website following the changes.