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Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: http://www.ecogro.uk.com

This website is controlled by The Bennie Group Ltd and it’s subsidiaries, a company incorporated in England and Wales under company registration number 365875 and the terms of use for the website are set out in our Legal Notice.

Registered Office address: The Old Piggeries, Cranford Road, Burton Latimer, NN15 5TB

Telephone number: 01536 724001

V.A.T. Registration number: GB 716004960

Data Protection Officer: dpo@bennie.co.uk

The Bennie Group is registered under the Data Protection Act. ICO reg. no Z6180562

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

If you have done business with us, registered for an account, visited our websites, signed-up for our emails we will securely hold your personal information on our secure databases. Such data held could include: Name, business, address, email address, telephone number, your marketing preferences and your customer history with us.

When you enter our website, we may use your internet protocol (“IP”) address to help diagnose problems with our servers, to administer our website and to help identify you. Your IP address may also be used by us to understand broad demographic information and for other purposes, such as monitoring visitor frequency.

At The Bennie Group we make use of cookies to help manage our website, make our website easier to use and support the provision of relevant information and functionality.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

By using our website you agree to the use of cookies as described in our Cookie Policy.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How we use personal information

The Bennie Group company uses your personal information for business administration, customer services, customer research, fraud prevention and to provide you with relevant account related information.

For marketing purposes, we may analyse your personal information, including the products you view and buy, your browsing habits and other ways you interact with The Bennie Group company, to evaluate the effectiveness of our advertising and to help us provide more relevant offers, advice and information.

We will only send you information about our offers and promotions if you choose to receive it and you can change your marketing preferences at any time. In some situations, we will use your data to pursue our legitimate interests in a way which might reasonably be expected as part of running our business.

The Bennie Group may retain data for differing periods of time for different purposes as required by statute or best practices. Other statutory obligations, legal processes and enquiries may also necessitate the retention of certain data.

Sharing personal information

Sometimes it is necessary for us to share your personal data with trusted third parties. The Bennie Group will ensure that data processed by external processors for example, service providers, IT companies who support our website and other business systems, couriers and direct marketing companies are compliant with this policy and the relevant legislation.

The Bennie Group will only share your data with external processors who we have been vetted first and who we appoint to work with us to provide services to you. The Bennie Group may also share your data within our companies that form part of Bennie Holdings Ltd. .

Consent

By visiting our website, you consent to the use of your information as set out in this privacy statement. We may change our privacy statement at any time. If we change our privacy statement we will post the changes on this website, so that you may be aware of the information we collect and how we use it at all times.

Removing and correcting information

We will remove or amend any personal information from our database or amend or change the information we hold about you or any such information if you request that we do so. Such request should be made by email or letter addressed to the Data Protection Officer at the address set out above.

If you wish to know what information we hold on you please contact us by email or by post addressed to the Data Protection Officer. There will be a fee of £10 to cover any administrative costs incurred, payable by cheque or BACS.

Applicable law and jurisdiction

The terms of this privacy statement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.