Privacy Policy

At GYKO, we are wholly committed to protecting your personal information. It’s your information, and we respect that. Our Privacy Policy gives you detailed information on when and why we collect your personal information, how we use it and how we keep it secure. It also explains your right to request that we delete, update, transfer or provide you with access to your personal information. 

We know this can all sound a bit complicated, so if you have any questions or concerns, please get in touch with us at contact@gyko.co.uk.

The Policy applies between you, the User of this Website, and GYKO Limited, the owner and provider of this Website. It applies to our use of any and all Data collected by us or provided by you in relation to your use of the Website. GYKO Limited may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page every now and then to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

This Privacy Policy should be carefully read alongside, and in addition to, our Terms and Conditions, which can be found at: www.gyko.co.uk/termsandconditions.

Definitions and interpretation

In this Privacy Policy, the following definitions are used: 

Data: collectively all information that you submit to GYKO Limited via the Website. This definition incorporates, where applicable, the definitions provided in the Data Protection Laws;

Cookies: a small text file placed on your computer by this Website when you visit certain parts of the Website and/or when you use certain features of the Website. Details of the cookies used by this Website are set out in the clause below (Cookies);

Data Protection Laws: any applicable law relating to the processing of personal Data, including but not limited to the Directive 96/46/EC (Data Protection Directive) or the GDPR, and any national implementing laws, regulations and secondary legislation, for as long as the GDPR is effective in the UK;

GDPR: the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679;

GYKO Limited, or us: GYKO Limited, a company incorporated in England and Wales with registered number 88D whose registered office is at Highbury Hill, London, N5 1AP;

UK and EU Cookie Law: the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended by the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011;

User or you: any third party that accesses the Website and is not either (i) employed by GYKO Limited and acting in the course of their employment or (ii) engaged as a consultant or otherwise providing services to GYKO Limited and accessing the Website in connection with the provision of such services; and

Website: the website that you are currently using, www.gyko.co.uk, and any sub-domains of this site unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.

In this Privacy Policy, unless the context requires a different interpretation: 

Scope of this Privacy Policy

Data collected

We may collect the following Data, which includes personal Data, from you: 

in each case, in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

How we collect Data

We collect Data in the following ways: 

Data that is given to us by you

GYKO Limited will collect your Data in a number of ways, for example: 

in each case, in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Data that is collected automatically

To the extent that you access the Website, we will collect your Data automatically, for example: 

Our use of Data

  1. internal record keeping;
  2. improvement of our products / services via this website;
  3. transmission by email of marketing materials that may be of interest to you;
  4. contact for market research purposes which may be done using email. Such information may be used to customise or update the Website;

in each case, in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Who we share Data with

We may share your Data with the following groups of people for the following reasons: any of our group companies or affiliates - to ensure we have all that is necessary to carry out our business, provide the particular service you've requested and to keep you up to date with any news and marketing you have subscribed to;

in each case, in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Keeping Data secure

  1. access to your account is controlled by a password and a username that is unique to you.
  2. we store your Data on secure servers.
  3. payment details are encrypted using SSL technology (typically you will see a lock icon or green address bar, or both, in your browser when we use this technology).

Data retention

Your rights

You have the following rights in relation to your Data: 

  1. Right to access: the right to request (i) copies of the information we hold about you at any time, or (ii) that we modify, update or delete such information. If we provide you with access to the information we hold about you, we will not charge you for this, unless your request is "manifestly unfounded or excessive." Where we are legally permitted to do so, we may refuse your request. If we refuse your request, we will tell you the reasons why.
  2. Right to correct: the right to have your Data rectified if it is inaccurate or incomplete.
  3. Right to erase: the right to request that we delete or remove your Data from our systems.
  4. Right to restrict our use of your Data: the right to "block" us from using your Data or limit the way in which we can use it.
  5. Right to data portability: the right to request that we move, copy or transfer your Data.
  6. Right to object: the right to object to our use of your Data including where we use it for our legitimate interests.

    Links to other websites

    Changes of business ownership and control

    Cookies

    1. Strictly necessary cookies: These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
    2. Analytical/performance cookies: They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
    3. Functionality cookies: These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
    4. Targeting cookies: These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

    General

    Changes to this Privacy Policy

    Date: 5th January 2019