Turner Furniture is committed to protecting your privacy. This policy explains what happens to any personal data that you provide to us or that we collect from you in person or when you visit our website.
By using our website, requesting information or receiving a service from Turner Furniture we assume that you are agreeing to your personal information being used and disclosed in the ways described in this policy.
We will update this policy from time to time so please do review it regularly.
Turner Furniture design and make handcrafted, bespoke furniture for individual clients and businesses across the globe.
Turner Furniture is registered as a sole trader.
In carrying out our day to day activities we process and store personal information relating to our clients and those who request information from Turner Furniture in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We take our responsibilities under all data regulations very seriously and we ensure the personal information we obtain is held, used, transferred and otherwise processed in accordance with the regulation and all other applicable data protection laws and regulations including, but not limited to, the Privacy and Electronic Communication Regulations (PECR).
The type and quantity of information we collect and how we use it depends on why you are providing it. We will never collect sensitive personal data however we may need personal data such as basic contact details (name, address, phone number and email) as a requirement to provide our service to you.
Although an answer is never mandatory we may also ask why you chose to contact Turner Furniture. We will always make it clear to you when collecting this information as to what information we are collecting and why.
4. How do we collect information about you?
We collect information in the following ways:
When you give it to us directly as a customer or with an enquiry
You may give us your information in order to sign up for future communications at a trade show or event where Turner Furniture are displaying. Any forms you may fill in have clear marketing preference questions and we include information on how to request no contact (Opt-Out) from us. If you don’t want to hear from us, that’s absolutely fine, please get in touch to let us know and we will make sure your wishes are followed.
When you give permission to other organisations to share it.
You may have given permission to third party organisations/event organisers to share your data with other third parties. You may do this when you buy a product or service, register with a website that runs competitions or register with a comparison site. The information we get from those services depends on your settings or the responses you give, so you should regularly check and update them.
When you opt in to receiving e-updates
Mailchimp automatically places single pixel gifs, also known as web beacons, in every email we send out using their system. These are tiny graphic files that contain unique identifiers that enable Mailchimp and SBH Scotland to recognise when our subscribers have opened an email or clicked certain links. These technologies record each subscribers email address, IP address, date, and time associated with each open and click for a campaign. Mailchimp use this data to create reports for us about how an email campaign performed and what actions subscribers took.
Every email we send through the Mailchimp system has a clear ‘unsubscribe’ option at the bottom.
When you interact with our social media channels
Depending on your settings, or the privacy policies, for social media and messaging services like Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest or Twitter, you might give us permission to access information from those accounts or services. We advise you to check all the privacy policies and settings of social media sites/apps that you use.
By submitting any content to any of Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland’s ‘public’ social media pages including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, via posts, comments, photos, links, etc., you understand that this information is publicly available, and that Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland may use this information in internal and external publications and other communications.
Content posted in ‘closed’ or ‘private’ SBH Scotland Facebook groups will NEVER be used by SBH Scotland in social media, publications and other communications without the full permission of the commenter. Please note that it may be possible for other members of the closed groups to share or save your posted content.
Like most websites, www.turnerfurniture.co.uk uses 'cookies' to help make it, and the way you use it, better. Cookies mean that a website will remember you. They’re small text files that sites transfer to your computer (or other device such as phone or tablet).
Some of these cookies are essential, while others help us to improve your experience by providing insights into how the site is being used.
Cookies may be served by us (first party cookies) or by third party’s through embedded content or features on our site (third party cookies). For instance if you watch a video on our site which is embedded from YouTube they will use their own cookies. We cannot control the settings of the third party cookies and we suggest you check any third party websites about their cookies and how they can be managed.
Cookies we use
Necessary Cookies - Enable core functionality of the website. The website cannot function properly without these essential cookies, and they can only be disabled by changing your browser preferences.
These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you've been on the internet.
Functionality Cookies - don't collect things like your name or email address but they do collect a unique user identifier code/IP address. This enables us to identify your device so that we can improve your experience by remembering choices you make such as accessibility options.
Analytical Cookies - help us to improve our website by collecting and reporting information on how many people visit our sites and how users behave once they are there. The information is linked to your IP address and does not identify any information such as name or email address.
We use this information to plan improvements to make your experience better and more engaging. We also use them to support retargeted advertising or help to measure the effectiveness of any online advertising we may do.
Social Sharing Cookies - we use some social sharing plugins, to allow you to share certain pages of our website on social media for instance in the image gallery you have the option to pin the image in Pinterest or share on Facebook. These plugins place cookies so that you can correctly view how many times a page has been shared on your own social site.
Targeting or Advertising Cookies - we use these to collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising relevant to you and your interests. As such if you have visited the Turner Furniture website you may then be more likely to see adverts about Turner Furniture on other websites or social media as your browsing suggests that this is an area of interest to you.
Alternatively certain cookies may track that you have arrived at our site because of advertising we have placed on another site.
Don’t want cookies?
If you do not wish to accept cookies on to your machine you can disable them by adjusting the ‘settings’ section on your computer. However, this will affect the functionality of the Turner Furniture website as well as other sites you may visit. For more information on cookies, their regulation and control of them can be found on the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) website.
To control your online behavioural advertising preferences go to Your Online Choices
Our websites contains links to other websites belonging to third parties.
Any links to other websites found on our website are provided as a service to website visitors, but such linking does not constitute endorsement of those sites by Turner Furniture, and as such we are not responsible for the content of external websites. We encourage you to read each third party site’s privacy policies carefully.
We process data for the below purposes under the legitimate interest basis whilst making sure to adhere to all other e-privacy laws. Whenever we process your Personal Information under the ‘legitimate interest' basis we make sure that we consider your rights and interests and we will not process your personal information in ways that you would not reasonably expect or where there is no justification for doing so.
This means we may write or call you occasionally for administrative purposes in line with a service provided or with relevant direct marketing which we feel would benefit you.
We will only contact you about Turner Furniture by email or text message, if you have agreed for us to contact you in this manner.
We NEVER sell or share personal details to third parties for the purposes of marketing however if working in partnership with another company in order to provide a complete service for you your data may be shared. For instance if an interior designer is also working on a project with us it may be necessary to share your contact details in order for them to contact you.
With your permission we may collect your personal information for a range of reasons including:
to provide you with the information you have requested;
to complete a project which we are working on for you;
for administrative purposes such as invoicing
to manage your marketing preferences and interests;
tailoring the information you receive to deliver you online targeted advertisements that are more tailored to you based on your browsing activities and inferred interests (“Interest Based Advertising”)
to organise delivery of items;
to keep a record of your relationship with us
for internal record keeping, such as the management of feedback or complaints;
to analyse and improve the service we offer;
to send you occasional email updates
the use of IP addresses to block disruptive use, to record website traffic or to personalise the way our information is presented to you to identify your approximate locatiom
Please remember you can change your communications preferences at any time by contacting the Data Controller, Turner Furniture, Strathcona Studio Workshops, 18 Strathcona Drive, Anniesland, Glasgow G13 1JG. Telephone: 0141 959 1289 or Email.
If you ask us not to use your information for marketing purposes we will respect that. However, we will retain your details on a suppression list to help ensure we do not continue to contact you.
We ensure that there are appropriate technical controls in place to protect your personal details.
If data transfer in necessary it will only be done via encrypted services.
For all areas of our websites which collect personal information, we also use a secure server. Although we cannot 100 per cent guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us online, we enforce strict procedures and security features to protect your information and prevent unauthorised access.
We undertake regular reviews of who has access to information that we hold to ensure that your information is only accessible by appropriately trained staff
7. Information sharing and disclosure
We will not sell or swap your information with any third party.
We may need to disclose your details if required by law to the police, regulatory bodies or legal advisors.
We will only ever share your data in other circumstances if we have your explicit and informed consent.
We will keep your information for as long as required to enable us to operate our service but we will not keep your information for any longer than is necessary. We will take into consideration our legal obligations and tax and accounting rules when determining how long we should retain your information. When we no longer need to retain your information we will ensure it is securely disposed of, at the appropriate time.
9. The accuracy of your information
We aim to ensure that all information we hold about you is accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date. If any of the information we hold about you is inaccurate and you advise us we will ensure it is amended and updated as soon as possible.
11. Your rights
You have the right to:
- request a copy of the information we hold about you;
- update or amend the information we hold about you if it is wrong;
- change your communication preferences at any time;
- ask us to remove your personal information from our records;
- object to the processing of your information for marketing purposes; or raise a concern or complaint about the way in which your information is being used.
If you wish to find out more about these rights, obtain a copy of the information we hold about you or change your communication preferences please contact:
Data Controller, Turner Furniture, Data Controller, Turner Furniture, Strathcona Studio Workshops, 18 Strathcona Drive, Anniesland, Glasgow G13 1JG. Telephone: 0141 959 1289 or Email.
If you have any questions or queries about this Privacy and Data Protection Statement, please contact our Data Controller using the above address and contact details.