Privacy Policy

This privacy policy notice is served by Forrit Technology Limited, a company registered in England with company number 06632246 with registered address Connect House 133-137 Alexandra Road, Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom, SW19 7JY (hereafter “Forrit”) in relation to the website www.forrit.com. The purpose of this policy is to explain to you how we control, process, handle and protect your personal information through the business while and after you browse or use this website. If you do not agree to the following policy you should cease viewing / using this website, and or refrain from submitting your personal data to us.

    Policy key definitions:

    • "I", "our", "us", or "we" refer to the business, Forrit.
    • "you", "the user" refer to the person(s) using this website.
    • GDPR means General Data Protection Act.
    • PECR means Privacy & Electronic Communications Regulation.
    • ICO means Information Commissioner's Office.
    • Cookies mean small files stored on a user’s computer or device.

    Key principles of GDPR

    Our privacy policy embodies the following key principles; (a) Lawfulness, fairness and transparency, (b) Purpose limitation, (c) Data minimisation, (d) Accuracy, (e) Storage limitation, (f) Integrity and confidence, (g) Accountability.

      Processing of your personal data

      Under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) we control and / or process any personal information about you electronically using the following lawful bases.

      • We are registered with the ICO under the Data Protection Register, our registration number is: ZA681500
      • Lawful basis: Consent

      Which is necessary because: you have accessed this website to gain information on our business and products and we plan to use cookies and insights from user analytics to provide tailored information to each user.

      We process your information in the following ways:

      Data retention period: We will continue to process your information under this basis until you withdraw consent, or it is determined your consent no longer exists.

      Sharing your information: We do not share your information with third parties. If, as determined by us, the lawful basis upon which we process your personal information changes, we will notify you about the change and any new lawful basis to be used if required. We shall stop processing your personal information if the lawful basis used is no longer relevant.

        Your individual rights

        Under the GDPR your rights are as follows. You can read more about your rights in details here;

        • the right to be informed;
        • the right of access;
        • the right to rectification;
        • the right to erasure;
        • the right to restrict processing;
        • the right to data portability;
        • the right to object; and
        • the right not to be subject to automated decision-making including profiling.

        You also have the right to complain to the ICO [www.ico.org.uk] if you feel there is a problem with the way we are handling your data.

        We handle subject access requests in accordance with the GDPR.

          Internet cookies

          We use cookies on this website to provide you with a better user experience. We do this by placing a small text file on your device / computer hard drive to track how you use the website, to record or log whether you have seen particular messages that we display, to keep you logged into the website where applicable, to display relevant adverts or content, referred you to a third party website.

          Some cookies are required to enjoy and use the full functionality of this website.

          We use a cookie control system which allows you to accept the use of cookies, and control which cookies are saved to your device / computer. Some cookies will be saved for specific time periods, where others may last indefinitely. Your web browser should provide you with the controls to manage and delete cookies from your device, please see your web browser options.

          Cookies that we use are;

          • Google Analytics
          • LinkedIn Insight Tag

          Data security and protection

          We ensure the security of any personal information we hold by using secure data storage technologies and precise procedures in how we store, access and manage that information. Our methods meet the GDPR compliance requirement.

            Email marketing messages & subscription

            Under the GDPR we use the consent lawful basis for anyone subscribing to our newsletter or marketing mailing list. We only collect certain data about you, as detailed in the "Processing of your personal data" above. Any email marketing messages we send are done so through an EMS, email marketing service provider. An EMS is a third party service provider of software / applications that allows marketers to send out email marketing campaigns to a list of users.

            Email marketing messages that we send may contain tracking beacons / tracked clickable links or similar server technologies in order to track subscriber activity within email marketing messages. Where used, such marketing messages may record a range of data such as; times, dates, I.P addresses, opens, clicks, forwards, geographic and demographic data. Such data, within its limitations will show the activity each subscriber made for that email campaign.

            Any email marketing messages we send are in accordance with the GDPR and the PECR. We provide you with an easy method to withdraw your consent (unsubscribe) or manage your preferences / the information we hold about you at any time. See any marketing messages for instructions on how to unsubscribe or manage your preferences, you can also unsubscribe from all MailChimp lists, by following this link, otherwise contact the EMS provider.

            We hold the following information about you within our EMS system;

            • Email address
            • I.P address
            • Subscription time & date