This website is operated by MINT Limited. We take your privacy very seriously therefore we urge to read this policy very carefully because it contains important information about:
- who we are,
- how and why we collect, store, use and share personal information,
- your rights in relation to your personal information, and
- how to contact us and supervisory authorities in the event that you have a complaint.
Who we are
MINT Limited (‘we’ or ‘us’) may collect, use and are responsible for certain personal information about you. When we do so, we are regulated under the General Data protection Regulations which apply across the European Union (including the United Kingdom) and we are responsible as ‘controller’ of that personal information for the purposes of those laws.
The personal information we collect and use
Personal information you provide about third parties – If you give us information about another person, you confirm that the other person has appointed you to act on their behalf and agreed that you:
shall consent on their behalf to the processing of their personal data;shall receive any data protection notices on their behalf; and shall consent on their behalf to the transfer of their personal data abroad.
How we use your personal information
We may collect information about our users for the following purposes:
We will only use your information so we may respond to your enquiry. We do not capture cookies and will not use your information for any marketing purposes. Your information is only used if you use the ‘Contact us’ section and then only so we may reply directly to you. No information is mandatory and if you are unsure, please phone us if you want support and are unsure about completing the ‘Contact Us’ section. The only information we receive will be the information you supply in this form.
Who your information may be shared with
We may share your information with:
Law enforcement agencies in connection with any investigation to help prevent unlawful activity
Your product manufacturer in case of any safety recall or potentially hazardous situation which could affect others.
We will not share your personal information with any other 3rd parties.
How long your personal information will be kept
We will hold your personal information for the following periods:
If you send us an email, we will retain that email for a maximum period of up to 9 months so we may deal with your enquiry and refer to it within a reasonable period. We do not capture or retain any details by simply visiting this website.
This period is no longer than necessary in each case.
Reasons we can collect and use your personal information
We rely on the following as the lawful basis on which we collect and use your personal information:
Contact and resolution of your enquiry.
Keeping your information secure
We have appropriate security measures in place to prevent personal information from being accidentally lost, or used or accessed in an unauthorised way. We limit access to your personal information to those who have a genuine business need to know it. Those processing your information will do so only in an authorised manner and are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We will also use technological and organisation measures to keep your information secure.
We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so.
Indeed, while we will use all reasonable efforts to secure your personal data, in using the site you acknowledge that the use of the internet is not entirely secure and for this reason we cannot guarantee the security or integrity of any personal data that are transferred from you or to you via the internet. If you have any particular concerns about your information, please contact us using the details below.
Transfers of your information out of the EEA
We will not transfer your personal information outside of the EEA at any time.
What rights do you have?
Under the General Data Protection Regulation you have a number of important rights free of charge. In summary, those include rights to:
- fair processing of information and transparency over how we use your use personal information
- access to your personal information and to certain other supplementary information that this Privacy Notice is already designed to address
- require us to correct any mistakes in your information which we hold
- require the erasure of personal information concerning you in certain situations
- receive the personal information concerning you which you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit those data to a third party in certain situations
- object to decisions being taken by automated means which produce legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affect you
- object in certain other situations to our continued processing of your personal information
- otherwise restrict our processing of your personal information in certain circumstances
- claim compensation for damages caused by our breach of any data protection laws
For further information on each of those rights, including the circumstances in which they apply, see the Guidance from the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) on individual’s rights under the General Data Protection Regulations.
If you would like to exercise any of these rights please:
- email, call or write to us
- let us have enough information to identify you
- let us have proof of your identity (a copy of your driving license, passport or a recent credit card/utility bill)
- let us know the information to which your request relates
From time to time we may also have other methods to unsubscribe (opt-out) from. If such are offered, please note that there may be some period after selecting too unsubscribe in which marketing may still be received while your request is being processed.
Do you need extra help?
If you would like this policy in another format (for example: audio, large print, braille) please contact us using the details below.
How to complain
We hope that we can resolve any query or concern you raise about our use of your information.
The General Data Protection Regulation also gives you right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the European Union (or European Economic Area) state where you work, normally live or where any alleged infringement of data protection laws occurred. The supervisory authority in the UK is the Information Commissioner who may be contacted at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/ or telephone: 0303 123 1113.
By a notice on the website
If you have any questions about this policy or the information we hold about you, please contact us by:
post: Suite 3 Frederick House Brewer St Maidstone Kent ME14 1RY
telephone: 01708 361560
Calls will be answered at the following times:
Mon – Fri 10:00 to 16:00
We may record calls for quality and training purposes.