PRIVACY POLICY

Policies

Editorial Policy

 

Content aims and quality criteria

As parent company to Circular Computing we firmly believe that ‘IT shouldn’t cost the earth’, and try to ensure all we do impacts positively on the earth. We believe all information provided on this site is true and accurate at the time of creation. Our aim is to provide the public with accurate, up to date, and freely accessible information, sourced from reputable experts in the fields of energy and resources, design, engineering, education, economics and any other topic relevant to the debate regarding a regenerative and restorative circular economy, sustainability, ethics and the environment. These experts have, at all times, the possibility to update, modify and edit the content they have provided to the Circular Computing team.

 

Opinions

The views expressed on the site by external contributors do not necessarily reflect those of the A2C Services Ltd, A2C Services LLC, and the Circular Computing team its’ Board or its’ staff and employees.

 

Independence

The information provided by the A2C Editorial Team has no bias with regard to political opinions, commercial or corporate considerations. Editorial content will never be paid for by advertisers, sponsors or agencies.

 

Diversity

Our aim is to ensure a fair balance of opinion, in order to present the site users factual information from bona-fide sources on issues or topics our editorial content focuses on. The A2C Editorial Team will not deliberately favour one side over the other, should the issue tackled seem to present polarized views and/or diametrically opposed political stances.

 

Right to quote

The A2C Editorial Team complies with international laws regarding intellectual property and copyright protection. Where there is information presented that doesn’t immediately credit the representative author of the content, then please contact the A2C office whereby this information will be confirmed to you. All rights reserved.

 

Privacy Policy

The privacy of our users and subscribers is important to us. This policy explains how A2C Services Ltd uses your personal information. If we make changes to our Privacy Policy that affect how we handle your personal information, we will notify you by email – using only the email address you supplied to us. Minor changes will not be notified.

 

What information do we collect?

When you register as a user of our site, to receive our emails or be kept up to date on sustainable ICT matters, we will collect the personal information necessary in order to provide those services. Typically, we will ask for your name, email address and phone number (the phone number is not an obligatory field).

 

What do we use your personal information for?

We use your personal information in order to personalise the services we provide to you, and in order to improve your experience of our website. We will send you our revised newsletter when it has been written. We may send extra emails out where something significant happens that we think will be of interest to you, for example changes in law with regards to e-waste.

 

Cookies

Cookies are small text files, stored on your computer, which can be used by websites to make a user’s experience more efficient. We use cookies to help improve your experience of our website. We use Google Analytics, which counts the number of visitors and uses cookies to analyse how people use our site.

You can delete the cookies that are already on your computer by searching in your file management software for your “cookie” folder or directory. More information about this can be found at www.AboutCookies.org. If you block or delete our cookies, then this might reflect in the functionality of the website.

 

Information requests

If you have any questions or comments about our website, or if you would like to update, change or delete any personal information that we hold about you, please email our office on office@a2c.co.uk

 

Governing Law

These terms and conditions shall be construed in accordance with, and governed by, English law and any disputes arising hereunder shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

 

General Data Protection Regulation

With new rules and regulations coming into play in May 2018 regarding the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) we have put in place elelements to cover ensuring that all individuals whose personal information we process have been informed of why we need it, how it is used, what their rights are, who the information is disclosed to and what safeguarding measures are in place to protect their information. As per our Privacy Policy, all data will continue to be handled with due care to ensure privacy of any of our vistors, customers or users of our website. 

 

Right To Be Forgotten

You have the right to request from us the erasure of all personal data concerning yourself or the subject without undue delay. A2C as an organisation, will ensure that all information concerning yourself or the subject will be removed from our databases so that we no longer contact or hold information concerning yourself or the subject. If you wish to use this right or ask any of the below questions, then please email office@a2c.co.uk with your request.

  • What personal data we hold about you
  • The purposes of the processing
  • The categories of personal data concerned
  • The recipients to whom the personal data has/will be disclosed
  • How long we intend to store your personal data for
  • If we did not collect the data directly from them, information about the source
  • The right to have incomplete or inaccurate data about them corrected or completed and the process for requesting this
  • The right to request erasure of personal data or to restrict processing in accordance with data protection laws, as well as to object to any direct marketing from us and to be informed about any automated decision-making that we use
  • The right to lodge a complaint or seek judicial remedy and who to contact in such instances

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