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GDPR Privacy Notice

Didcot Plant Ltd based at Basil Hill Road, Didcot, OX11 7HJ hereafter for the purposes of this Privacy Notice will be referred to as the company, is pleased to provide the following information:

1 – Scope

This document refers to personal data, which is defined as information concerning any living person (a natural person who hereafter will be called the data subject) that is not already in the public domain.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which is EU wide and far more extensive than its predecessor the Data Protection Act, along with the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR), seek to protect and enhance the rights of EU data subjects. These rights cover the safeguarding of personal data, protection against the unlawful processing of personal data and the unrestricted movement of personal data within the EU and its storage within the EEA.

2 – Who We Are

Didcot Plant Ltd is a privately owned business providing plant and tool hire and support services to these.

3 – Personal Data Processing

a) The company uses the personal information collected to enable us to provide the equipment, services and relevant information, including quotations, you have requested.

b) In you making initial contact you consent to the company to use and securely maintain your data until you either opt out (which you can do at any stage) or we decide to desist in promoting our services. At all times, the business will work hard to be fully GDPR compliant.

c) We use cookies to track the use of our website, whether you are just browsing the catalogue, requesting a quotation or making a reservation. This enables us to understand how you use the site and track any patterns with regard to how you are using our website. This helps us to develop and improve our website as well as the products and/or services we provide in response to what you might need or want.

d) The company does not share, sell or broker your data with any third parties. However if you are applying for credit facilities with Didcot Plant Ltd we will make enquiries of credit reference agencies and other third parties when processing the application who may record those enquiries.

e) Telephone calls are recorded for verification and security reasons, call data is retained no longer than six months unless required for legal or health and safety reasons.

f) Our vehicles operated by the company are fitted with 24/7 tracking. In addition, the premises are equipped with CCTV camera for 24/7 security purposes.

g) If you require further information please use the contact details at the end of this document. Information exclusively pertaining to GDPR and employees, can be obtained from the company handbook.

4 – Legal Basis for Processing Any Personal Data

To meet our contractual obligations to customers and legitimate interest to respond to enquiries concerning the products and/or services provided.

5 – Legitimate Interests Pursued by the Business

To promote our products and/or services with regard to the hire of plant, tools and equipment. To promote the hire business and the different products offered for construction and DIY projects and/or events. Communications may include direct mail, email, newsletters, telephone calls, social media and any other channels to reach those who may be interested in hiring equipment and tools.

6 – Consent

Through agreeing to this privacy notice you are consenting to the company processing your personal data for the purposes outlined. You can withdraw consent at any time by using the postal, email address or telephone number provided at the end of this Privacy Notice.

7 – Disclosure

The company will keep your personal information safe and secure, although our administration team will have access to your contact details so that they can manage your account.

The company will not disclose your Personal Information unless compelled in order to meet legal obligations, health and safety regulations or valid governmental requests.

The business may also enforce its Terms and Conditions, including investigating potential violations of its Terms and Conditions to detect, prevent or mitigate fraud or security or technical issues; or to protect against imminent harm to the rights, property or safety of its staff.

8 – Retention Policy

The company will process personal data during the duration of any business dealings and will continue to store only the personal data needed for seven years after any contract has expired to meet any legal obligations. After seven years all personal data will be deleted, unless basic information needs to be retained by us to meet our future obligations to you, such as erasure details.

9 – Data storage

All Data is held in the United Kingdom. The company does not store personal data outside the EEA.

10 – Your Rights as a Data Subject

At any point whilst the company is in possession of, or processing your personal data, all data subjects have the following rights:

  • Right of access – you have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you.
  • Right of rectification – you have a right to correct data that we hold about you that is inaccurate or incomplete.
  • Right to be forgotten – in certain circumstances you can ask for the data we hold about you to be erased from our records.
  • Right to restriction of processing – where certain conditions apply you have a right to restrict the processing.
  • Right of portability – you have the right to have the data we hold about you transferred to another organisation.
  • Right to object – you have the right to object to certain types of processing such as direct marketing.
  • Right to object to automated processing, including profiling – you also have the right not to be subject to the legal effects of automated processing or profiling.

In the event that the company refuses your request under rights of access, we will provide you with a reason as to why, which you have the right to legally challenge.

At your request, the company can confirm what information it holds about you and how it is processed.

11 – You Can Request the Following Information:

  • Identity and the contact details of the person or organisation that has determined how and why to process your data.
  • Contact details of the person responsible for data protection.
  • The purpose of the processing as well as the legal basis for processing.
  • If the processing is based on the legitimate interests of the company and information about these interests.
  • The categories of personal data collected, stored and processed.
  • Recipient(s) or categories of recipients that the data is/will be disclosed to.
  • How long the data will be stored.
  • Details of your rights to correct, erasure, restrict or object to such processing.
  • Information about your right to withdraw consent at any time.
  • How to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority (ICO).
  • Whether the provision of personal data is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract, as well as whether you are obliged to provide the personal data and the possible consequences of failing to provide such data.
  • The source of personal data if it wasn’t collected directly from you.
  • Any details and information of automated decision making, such as profiling, and any meaningful information about the logic involved, as well as the significance and expected consequences of such processing.

12 – To Access What Personal Data is Held, Identification Will be Required

The company will accept the following forms of ID when information on your personal data is requested: a copy of your driving licence, passport, birth certificate and a utility bill not older than three months. A minimum of one piece of photographic ID listed above and a supporting document is required. If the company is dissatisfied with the quality, further information may be sought before personal data can be released.

All access requests should be made to info@didcotplant.co.uk (email) or by phoning 01235 814000 or in writing to Didcot Plant Ltd., Basil Hill Road, Didcot, Oxon, OX11 7HJ.

13 Complaints

In the event that you wish to make a complaint about how your personal data is being processed by the company you have the right to complain to us. If you do not get a response within 30 days you can take your complaint to the ICO. Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, SK9 5AF Telephone +44 (0) 303 123 1113 or email: ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/email/