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Wave PR Ltd (“we”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

Privacy policy

The following sets out the basis on which any personal information we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.

Please read the following to understand our practices, views and how we will handle personal information.

For the purpose of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the data controller is Wave PR Ltd, Ingram House, 227 Ingram Street, Glasgow, G1 1DA.

In the course of using this website, you may provide us with certain information. The following is a list of information we may collect and process about you:

  • Details of visits to our website. These would include, but not be limited to, traffic data, click tracking, location data, weblogs and other communication data.
  • The correspondence you provide if you contact us.
  • Information provided in response to any surveys which we provide to you for research purposes.
  • Information you provide when you report a problem with our site.

We may contact you regarding services provided by us and which may be of interest to you. You can opt out of having your information used for marketing purposes at any time by writing to us at: Wave PR Ltd, Ingram Street, 227 Ingram Street, Glasgow, G1 1DA or by sending an email to giveusawave@wavepr.co.uk.

We will also hold personal information including email address and phone number for the purpose of providing relevant information to media outlets and journalists for the purposes of assisting them fulfilling their journalist remits. This information will not be shared with anyone and will be used only by Wave PR Ltd for the sole purpose of carrying out our business function as a public relations and communications business.

Cookies and IP addresses

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system and business administration and for usage monitoring. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

“Cookies” are small pieces of information between a web server and a web browser, which enable the server to collect information from the browser. We uses session cookies to enable us to provide the mechanisms for online browsing and to monitor traffic. These cookies do not contain any personally identifiable information and are not persistent cookies and are short lived.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your PC, phone or other web enabled device when you visit our website. They are not harmful and do not contain any confidential information such as your home address or date of birth. Cookies are an essential part of how our site works. Some of these cookies are required by our site to enable us to give you an enhanced web experience.

By using our site, you consent to the use of these cookies. Cookies are used on our site for the following reasons:

  • To record the areas of the website that you have visited, pages you have viewed and time spent browsing. We use this information to help make our website more user friendly, develop our site design and to continuously improve the quality of the service we provide.
  • To distribute visitors to our site evenly across platforms to ensure the content is served at the fastest possible speed.

We also offer you the facility to share your experience on our site through social sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. By using these features, you are also consenting to allow cookies from these providers. More information about how these providers use cookies can be found at their websites.

YouTube cookies

We may embed videos from YouTube using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer when you click on the YouTube video player. YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.

Read more on YouTube’s information page.

Are cookies safe?

Yes. The information stored in cookies is safe and anonymous. They do not contain any information which could personally identify you. You can find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org.

Can I turn off cookies?

We use cookies to ensure that we provide the best possible standard of service to our online customers. However, as part of our privacy and security policy, we require your consent to use them.

To withdraw your consent, or if you want to be notified each time a cookie is about to be used, you should amend the settings provided in your web browser to prevent us from storing cookies on your computer’s hard drive. For information on how to disable cookies, please consult the “Help” tab of your browser via the menu bar.

It must be noted that if you choose not to consent to the use of cookies, your experience of web sites may be severely impaired and many integral aspects of the site may not work at all.

You may at any time request Wave PR to make available a copy of personal information held about you. Such a request, together with any other queries you have in relation to your personal data, should be e-mailed or addressed to Wave PR.

You are protected by law through the [insert regulation]. Wave PR is obliged to comply with this at all times. In particular, you have the right to ask what information we hold about you. This can be done by writing to us at Wave PR Ltd, Ingram Street, 227 Ingram Street, Glasgow, G1 1DA or by sending an email to giveusawave@wavepr.co.uk.

This Data Protection and Privacy Policy will be governed by the law of England and Wales and parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.

Personal data

We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your personal information is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

Please note that the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. We cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our site however we will do our best to protect your personal information. Any transmission is made at your own risk.

On receipt of your information, we will try to prevent unauthorised access using strict procedures and security features.

Uses made of the information

We use information held about you in the following ways:

  • To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
  • To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
  • To notify you about changes to our service.
  • We may contact you by mail, telephone, fax, e-mail or other electronic messaging service with information, products or services. By providing us with your address, fax number, telephone numbers or e-mail address, you consent to being contacted by these methods for these purposes.

We may keep your personal information for a reasonable period for these purposes.

Disclosure of your information

We may disclose your personal information to third parties, if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal information in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Wave PR Ltd, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Your rights

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal information for marketing purposes. If you do not wish to receive further communication from us please write to Wave PR Ltd, Ingram Street, 227 Ingram Street, Glasgow, G1 1DA or send an email to giveusawave@wavepr.co.uk.

Links

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from other websites operated by third parties. These are provided for your information and convenience only.

If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.

Please check these policies before you submit any personal information to these websites.

Third Party Personal Information

If you provide us with personal information about another person, you confirm that they have appointed you to act for them, and that you have informed them of our identity and the purposes for which their personal information will be processed.

Access to information

GDPR gives you the right to access information held about you.

Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with GDPR. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

Your subject access request should be addressed in writing to Directors, Wave PR Ltd, Ingram Street, 227 Ingram Street, Glasgow, G1 1DA or by e-mail to giveusawave@wavepr.co.uk.

If your personal details change, if you change your mind about any of your marketing preferences or if you have any queries about how we use your personal information, please contact Directors, Wave PR Ltd, Ingram Street, 227 Ingram Street, Glasgow, G1 1DA or by e-mail to giveusawave@wavepr.co.uk.

Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail.

Contact

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy should be addressed to Directors, Wave PR Ltd, Ingram Street, 227 Ingram Street, Glasgow, G1 1DA or by e-mail to giveusawave@wavepr.co.uk.