Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in Solarvis Energy collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the www.solarvis.energy website (“Site”).

Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site.

Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, phone number. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet Service Providers utilised and other similar information.

Web browser cookies

Our Site may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

How we use collected information

Solarvis Energy may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:

  • To run and operate our Site
    We may need your information display content on the Site correctly.
  • To improve customer service
    Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
  • To improve our Site
    We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
  • To send periodic emails
    We may use the email address to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests.

How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.

Sharing your personal information

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others.

Electronic newsletters

If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc.

Changes to this privacy policy

Solarvis Energy has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will post a notification on this page of our Site. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us.

This document was last updated on May, 2016


Solarvis Energy Ltd GDPR Privacy Notice

Privacy Notice

This privacy notice explains in clear language, how Access Garage Doors Ltd uses the personal information we collect from Data Subjects, either through using our website, our subsidiary companies, or in any other way, electronically, verbally or in writing.

Solarvis Energy Ltd, is a data controller and James Wright is Solarvis Energy Ltd.’s nominated Data Controller. James can be contacted by email at datacontroller@solarvis.energy or telephone number +44 (0)1293 652472.

On what basis do we collect and process your data? (known as lawful processing)

Data Privacy law defines the basis by which we can lawfully collect and process personal data. For our data processing purposes, we have determined the following:

To enter into or in pursuance of a Contract:

We will collect personal data when engaging with individuals to enter into a contract, such as an employment contract or commercial agreement. We will continue to process that data for the duration and often subsequently after the contract expires or is terminated.

Legitimate Interest:

We will collect and process personal data where it is in the legitimate interest of Solarvis Energy Ltd to do so. Specifically, we use legitimate interest in relation to our clients and in order to identify prospective clients and if engaged, we continue to process personal data to manage our commercial relationship. This will include but not limited to the continued processing (retention) of records of our transactions and interactions. A legitimate Interest Assessment has been conducted to ensure that the legitimate interests of the organisation does not outweigh that of the data subject. The data collected will not be used for any unlawful or unethical purpose.

Solarvis Energy Ltd undertakes marketing activities in order to inform current and potential customers of the latest products and services we offer as well as upgrades and servicing options of the products they might already have purchased from us. The purpose of this marketing is to grow our business.

Business to Business – We conduct business to business (B2B) direct marketing in accordance with the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR) 2003. In order for us to comply with the PECR and the General Data Protection Regulations we have conducted a Legitimate Interest Assessment (LIA) to ensure our marketing activities do not put at risk, the rights and freedoms of data subjects. This LIA will be reviewed regularly as we undertake marketing campaigns.

As we conduct B2B marketing, we do not require consent, however, as a data subject receiving these communications via email, you have the right to object to receiving marketing material and will have the option to opt out on every marketing email you receive.

Business to Customer – We also conduct business to customer (B2C) direct marketing in accordance with the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR) 2003. In order for us to comply with the PECR and the General Data Protection Regulations we collect the consent of data subjects (sole traders, individual subscribers and other partnerships). In providing us with consent to receive direct electronic marketing, you will have the ability to object and opt out of further marketing at any time.

We do not sell any of your personal data to any third party – including your name, address, email address or credit card information.

Solarvis Energy Ltd. share personal data with service providers such as accountants, payroll providers and insurance brokers.

In addition, we may disclose your personal data to any member of our group of companies (this means our subsidiaries including our retail outlets) insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes, and on the legal bases, set out in this policy.

Also, we may share your personal information with printing and mailing companies, as well as email service providers and other delivery companies.

Financial transactions relating to our website, online 3rd party outlets and stores are handled by our card payment service providers PayPal, Sage Pay and World Pay. We will share transaction data with our payment services providers only to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing your payments, refunding such payments and dealing with complaints and queries relating to such payments and refunds.

We may disclose your personal data with law enforcement and fraud prevention agencies, so we can help tackle fraud or where such disclosure is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person, or in connection with the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure.

Data is transferred within the EEA and the USA. The USA’s ‘Privacy Shield’ data protection framework has been approved by the EU data protection working party to process EU citizen personal data. We use the services of an accredited cloud hosted data backup service who are based in the USA. This organisation is accredited by the US Privacy Shield Framework.

Solarvis Energy Ltd does process sensitive data as defined by Article 9 of the GDPR. This is restricted to employee health data and is used for the purposes of entering into a contract. We use this data to ensure we can comply with any relevant workplace legislation and to discharge our duty of care.

Solarvis Energy Ltd processes non-sensitive data.

We process the following data of our customers:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Phone number
  • Email address
  • Fax No.
  • Signature
  • Credit reference
  • Credit card details

We process the following data of sub-contractors:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Phone number
  • Email address
  • Bank Account
  • UTR/ NI numbers

We process the following data of our suppliers:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Phone number
  • Email address
  • Bank Account

We collect data in relation to your communications and interaction with us. This can include emails, text messaging, postal service delivery, social media posting or any other form of communication. In addition to the lawful purpose described previously for the above categories, we have a legitimate interest purpose to collect and retain this data to enable and improve our communication and for record keeping purposes.

The data we collect from our data subjects is obtained directly from the data subject themselves or is obtained from sources such as social media platforms. Please see our Cookie Policy for information on the data collected by our website.

The data we collect directly from you is the minimum we require to facilitate the lawful processing described above. Personally Identifiable Data placed on our system will be deleted in accordance with legal obligations, such as HMRC rules. Outside of that Solarvis Energy Ltd has developed a retention policy to ensure personal data is held only for as long as is required for the purpose we collected it or for our legitimate purposes.

We store data within our own physical network. Our data is backed up to an accredited cloud hosted service, based in the US.

Security of data is provided by the accreditations of our cloud host this includes data backup regimes. Our servers and computer terminals have industry standard firewalls, antivirus and anti-malware installed and updated. We have a process in place to mitigate the impact of any data breach that should occur.

The regulations provide a number of rights to you as the Data Subject. Access Garage Doors Ltd is committed to upholding those rights and those applicable to the personal information we collect and process are listed below. In addition to these rights, you have the right to escalate any concern to the Supervisory Authority, which in the UK is the Information Commissioners Office https://ico.org.uk.  A full and detailed explanation of all rights can be found at https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/

  • The Right to be Informed – you should be clear about what, why and in what way your personal information will be processed at the time it is processed. This privacy policy sets out that information
  • Right of Access – you have the right to know what personal information is held, by whom and why
  • The Right to Rectification – If the information we have collected and processed is inaccurate or incomplete, you have the right to have it rectified
  • Right to Erasure – You have the right to have your personal data erased and to prevent processing in some specific situations
  • Right to Restrict Processing – If you contest the accuracy of the personal data we hold, we will restrict the processing of your data until accuracy is verified
  • Right to Data Portability – You have the right to move, duplicate or transfer your data easily from one IT environment to another in a safe and secure way
  • Right to Object – You have the right to object to profiling and direct marketing
  • You also have rights in relation to automated decision making

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the UK’s supervisory body, The Information Commissioners Office www.ico.org.uk

A subsidiary of Solarvis Energy Ltd does utilise the services of lenders who make automated decisions in relation to applications, by its trade customers, for credit terms. This automated decision making is used to determine credit worthiness of trade customers and is necessary for the entering into or pursuance of a contract.

Our website may contain links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to Solarvis Energy Ltd, so if you follow a link to another website, you should read that organisations own privacy policy.

We keep our privacy policy under review and we will place any updates on our website. This privacy policy was last updated in May 2018.

You can write to us at this address:

Solarvis Energy Ltd
Genesis House
Priestley Way
Crawley
West Sussex
RH10 9PR

You can telephone us on this number:

+44 (0)1293 652472

You can email us by using this link:

datacontroller@solarvis.energy