Our Privacy Policy below focuses on explaining the following:

  • The types of personal data that we collect about you
  • How and why we collect and use your personal data
  • How long we keep your personal data for
  • When, why and with who we will share your personal data
  • The legal basis we have for using your personal data
  • The effect of refusing to provide the personal data requested
  • The different rights and choices you have when it comes to your personal data
  • How we may contact you and how you can contact us

What information does Westrade collect about me?

Westrade collects some or all the following depending on what you share when you register for an event; your name, email address, job title, phone number and work postal address.

How do we use your personal data?

Information which you supply to us maybe used in a number of ways, for example:

  • To distribute Westrade regular, and other irregular news alerts and event information to you
  • To inform you of upcoming events, products or services which we feel may be relevant to you in a business context

How long do we keep your personal data for?

36 months from last contact unless you have unsubscribed; therefore, data will be deleted.

Client data will be kept for 7 years.

Who do we share your personal data with?

We have never sold personal data to a third party and we never will.

If you sign up to an event we may share your details with other attendees of that particular event. You can opt out of this at any time by letting us know.

What legal basis do we have for using your information?

For clients and event attendees our processing is necessary for our legitimate interests in order to be able to communicate with you, respond to your requests and coordinate event activities.

What happens if you do not provide us with the information we request or ask that we stop processing your information?

If you do not provide the personal information we need we may not be able to respond fully to your enquiry.

Do we use Cookies to collect personal data on you?

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 analyse 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 analyse data about web page 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.

Do we transfer your data outside the EEA?

No, we do not transfer personal data out of the EEA.

What rights do you have in relation to the data we hold on you?

By law, you have a number of rights when it comes to your personal data. Further information and advice about your rights can be obtained from the data protection regulator in your country.

How do I delete my personal data Westrade?

On all communication we send you there will be unsubscribe options.

How will we contact you?

We may contact you by phone, email or social media. If you prefer a particular contact means over another please just let us know.

How can you contact us?

If you are unhappy with how we’ve handled your information, or have further questions on the processing of your personal data, please contact arla@westrade.co.uk