Data Protection & Privacy Policy

Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)

Abels Moving Services Ltd subscribe to the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) standards on Data Protection. The ICO is the UK’s independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals. Please click here to see the policies we subscribe to.

Privacy Policy

Abels is committed to respecting your privacy. We are registered under the Data Protection Act 1998.

This privacy statement applies to this website only it does not cover other websites to which we may provide links.

Is it possible to access the website without disclosing personal data?

Yes. You can visit the website without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information. Once you choose to provide us with any information by which you can be identified, it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

What information do we collect?

We collect the personal data that you volunteer on forms you submit to us (for example in requesting information from the website), and in emails you send to us.

What do we do with the information we gather?

This information helps us to understand your needs and provide you with a better service. It also helps our information providers monitor the quality of service they supply.

We may contact you for market research purposes or to give you information about new features on the website.
You will only be contacted if you have given us authority to do so.

Do we disclose your personal data to third parties?

We will ensure that your personal data will not be disclosed to third parties except insofar as you have consented to such disclosure or we are required to do so by law.

Can I see the information you hold about me? And can I amend it?

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, please email quality@abels.co.uk

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect, please write or e-mail us to the above email address. We will correct any information which was found to be incorrect within 28 days and without charge.

If you have agreed to the disclosure of personal information and to receiving marketing and promotional information, but no longer wish to do so, then please contact us.

Is the information you hold on me secure?

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect on line.

We have also put in place technology measures and security policies and procedures to protect personal information from unauthorised access, improper use, alteration, unlawful or accidental destruction or accidental loss.

Do we use cookies?

Yes but in the form of session-variables. A cookie is a piece of text which asks permission to be placed on your computer hard drive. Your browser adds that text in a small file. A cookie helps us to analyse web traffic and allows websites to respond to you as an individual.

For instructions on deleting and controlling cookies click here.

Do you gather any other information?

Virtual Viewing, our hosting company, gathers non-personal data regarding the visitors to our site on our behalf using cookies and code. Both the cookies and the embedded code provide non-personal statistical information about visits to pages on the site, the duration of individual page view, paths taken by visitors through the site, data on visitors’ screen settings and other general information.

We use this type of information, as with that obtained from other cookies used on the site, to help improve the services to our users.

Summary

Our over-riding aim is to provide users of this website with a first class service in a simple and straight forward manner. We have a policy of continuous improvement and welcome any comments both positive and negative in our constant search for the best we can provide.