Worthington Films is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
Worthington Films may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 13th May 2018.
Controller of Data
Controller for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), other data protection laws applicable in Member states of the European Union and other provisions related to data protection is:
Preston, PR4 2BU
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
- Full Name
- contact information including email address and telephone number
- demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
- other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
What we do with the information we gather
The main reason for gathering this information is to ensure we are able to contact you about your enquiry and inform you of our products and services.
Your information may be used for the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping.
- To improve our products and services.
- To contact you to provide information about our services and respond to your enquiries.
- From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email or phone. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
- If the customer has given separate consent within the online contact forms, we may use the information to send marketing emails related to our products, services and collaborations with other businesses, products and services.
- If the customer has given separate consent within the booking process, we may share the name and email address of the customer with Mossy Earth Ltd so they can plant the customer's tree and send them photo and GPS coordinates. We consider this to be an integral part of our transaction and not a marketing related communication.
We require all third parties to have appropriate security measures in place to protect your personal data, in line with EU law on data protection rules.
When someone visits www.worthingtonfilms.co.uk we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of user behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify the user. We do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those users of the website.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Enquiry data is deleted from our databases and all data access points if a booking has not taken place or other services have not been used within 30 days. User info from those who have made a booking will be kept on our databases for two years before being deleted. All user information is kept securely on our database on suitable locked devices in a secure environment. You may request further information on how we secure your data by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
As part of our service we submit video footage to the client over electronic transfer using Dropbox. A link is provided on an email to the client. Dropbox is a secure data storage facility and details of their privacy controls can be found here. Video footage is also sent to the client on a USB via standard UK mail postal service. The USB is encrypted to protect the data on it. Clients will be informed when the USB has been sent and will be asked to confirm delivery.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Comments on our Blog
Worthington Films offers a function on the website for users to comment on blog posts. If a user leaves a comment on the blog, the comments are stored and published, as well as information on the date of the comment and on the user’s (pseudonym) chosen by the user. In addition, the IP address by the internet service provider to the user is also collected. This is for security reasons and in case the user violates the rights of third parties, or posts illegal content though the blog comment function. This data will not be transferred to third parties.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
- whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
- if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at email@example.com
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.