BDSTL™ is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.
We are as committed as ever to keeping your data private and protected, we have an updated Data Protection Policy which we can send you at any time (just email email@example.com and we’ll send it out to you).
To be honest, the GDPR hasn’t changed the way we work with your data, we believe in transparency and choice, and the fact that you should have control over your data; in simple terms, if we have a trading relationship with you or you have approached us and provided your contact information then we will just use your data for the purpose intended and nothing more; furthermore we provide a simple opt-out mechanism for any relevant sales and marketing messages we might send you from time to time.
We may collect the following information:
Any information you give will be available to BDSTL™. We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service.
We may also use your information for the following reasons:
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.
Like most websites, our server gathers limited information about you during a session, including the IP address and domain name from which you are accessing the server and your browser configuration. This information is only used to help us improve the content, design and performance of the site, and is not linked to the identity of any individual user.
Cookies are small pieces of information that are transferred to and stored by your browser on your computer.
In no circumstances do we collect any data that is not directly related to the use of the website (for example, we do not record other sites that you have visited).
The log files or any information they contain about your use of the site will not be made available to any third parties other than as anonymous usage statistics.
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.
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, with every communication we provide the functionality to unsubscribe instantly, you may also inform us in writing or by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to: Blue Diamond STL, Sandall Stones Road, Kirk Sandall Industrial Estate, Doncaster, DN3 1QR.
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.
It’s worth noting that businesses and buying groups sometimes update out systems with their branches/members details so that we can continue to provide sales, marketing and support services, so when this happens you may start receiving sales and marketing messages again, but an unsubscribe option is always available to you.
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.
BDSTL™ uses permanent cookies to enable basic web traffic analysis using Google Analytics.
These will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.
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.
We use code in our email communications to track whether that email has been opened and read, and whether the recipient has used the onward links contained in the email. This allows us to monitor and improve our email communications.