Hallam Internet Ltd 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.
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
Name and Contact information including email and phone number if shared through an enquiry and address if submitted through follow up enquiries.
Information shared through follow up enquiries submitted, regarding our services and possible involvement in providing services. This information may take the form of emails or messenger services through links to other sites.
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
We may use the information to improve our products and services.
We may contact you to follow up an enquiry where contacted through this website or over the phone, where the user has expressed an interest in our services.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, information gathered from enquires won’t be shared with third parties unless permission has been sought with the aim of assisting our customers find services to assist them with their objectives.
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 analyze 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 analyze data about webpage 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.
If you wish to restrict or block web browser cookies which are set on your device then you can do this through your browser settings; the Help function within your browser should tell you how. Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org, which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of desktop browsers.
Cookies on estonemasonry.com
Session cookies – We use a session cookie to remember your log-in for you when logging into our Client Area. You can learn more about session cookies and what they are used for at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/cookies/session-cookies-used-for.html
Google Analytics – we use this to understand how the stonemasonry site is being used in order to improve visibility of the site. Your user data is all anonymous. You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy as regards its analytics service at http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html
Google AdWords: Using Google AdWords code we are able to see which pages helped lead to contact form submissions. This allows us to make better use of our paid search budget.
How do I change my cookie settings?
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.
To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Other information we collect
Social buttons –you will see ‘social buttons’. These enable users to share or bookmark the web pages. There are buttons for Facebook, Instagram & LinkedIn ‘S. In order to implement these buttons, and connect them to the relevant social networks and external sites, there are scripts from domains outside of estomeasonry.com. You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting information about what you are doing all around the internet, including on stonemasonry.com site. So, if you click on any of these buttons, these sites will be registering that action and may use that information. In some cases, these sites will be registering the fact that you are visiting stonemasonry.com, and the specific pages you are on, even if you don’t click on the button if you are logged into their services, like Google and Facebook. You should check the respective policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out, or delete, such information. If you visit our social media pages information regarding the analytics and engagements with posts may be used to better understand performance. We won’t contact you for engagement with our social media unless specifically requested however we may respond to public streams and comments on our social media.
External web services – We use a number of external web services, mostly to display content within our web pages. For example, to show videos we use YouTube and Vimeo on the blogging page. This is not an exhaustive or complete list of the services we use, or might use in the future, when embedding content, but these are the most common. As with the social buttons we cannot prevent these sites, or external domains, from collecting information on your usage of this embedded content. If you are not logged in to these external services then they will not know who you are but are likely to gather anonymous usage information e.g. number of views, plays, loads etc.
Email tracking – Some emails that we send you have no tracking in at all, for example personal correspondence or emails with invoices attached. Emails generated through invoicing software may have tracking to demonstrate they have been received and read.
Blogs - By registering to view the blog page of the website you may be asked to supply an email address and visits are recorded through the wix blog manager. Enquiries should be placed through the contacts page however if registering to follow the blog your email address may be stored and you could receive notifications of updates to the blog. You can unfollow this through the website at any time.
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.
Looking after your personal information
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, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties We may use your personal information to send you promotional material to where developments in our services may interest you or we wish to gain permission to use digital media gathered from project work in our own marketing this may take the form of video of photographic evidence of work.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you then please contact us.
Information is stored in a minimal way in the form of email contacts on a business phone and computer which are password protected and securely kept. Other information may be collected in a cloud e.g. on the wix blog editor and on secure backup systems. Email correspondence’s may be archived for record keeping purposes.
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.
The material on our site is given for general information only, and does not constitute professional advice or specification. You should take specific advice before taking a course of action as we do not accept directly or indirectly any responsibility for loss arising directly or indirectly from reliance on information on this site.
Given that the Internet uses an open system we cannot warrant that the site and downloads reach you virus-free. You must, therefore, take all appropriate precautions for your own safety.