At Edinburghtradesmen.com we strongly believe in protecting our customers private information. We only use the information you provide in ways that we have informed you about. This document explains which information is stored and how it is used. In addition you should remember to read the Edinburghtradesmen.com terms & conditions
1. What information is collected/stored/used?
We only collect, store or use information that we consider necessary for the purpose of providing the best service possible to all of our customers.
(A) – Storage of your business information
You are free to browse the jobs placed on our site without providing any personal information to us. If you wish to tender for any jobs featured on our website, you must register and provide us certain details. We collect and store all the information you provide to us when you register. In the event that you do tender for a job featured on the site, we collect the details of your tender.
(B) – Storage of other information
In the event that you place a job online at Edinburghtradesmen.com, we collect and store the information (e.g title, description, county, city, postcode, email address, name) you provide us about your job. We collect and store the comments and ratings you place on business members of the Edinburghtradesmen.com community.
2. Our use of your information
(A) – Our use of your business Information
We check the accuracy of the business information that you provide on registration. We may use the contact information you provided to contact you regarding your registration, or any other matter that we consider relevant to your use of our site. We may use any information we collect about you, including any information we may have obtained from your activities on the Site, to resolve disputes, provide customer support, troubleshoot problems and enforce our User Agreement and policies. We may look across multiple users to identify problems or resolve disputes. In the highly unlikely event that fees remain unpaid on a user account, we may pass your business information to a credit recovery company.
(B) – Our use of your job advert information
In the event that you place a job advert online, we display the information you have given to us about your job to users who browse the jobs on our website. In addition businesses that have registered will be able to tender for the work by sending you an email (to the email address you provided) via the site.
3. Sharing Information
(A) – Sharing of your business information
We may pass some (Business Name, Business Description, Contact Name, Contact Telephone, Contact Email, Reference details, tender subject and content) information to those users on whose job you tender. In addition, any comments we have collected from other users about your business will also be made available to the user in question.
(B) – Sharing of your job advert information
Various parts of the information you provide to us when advertising your job on our site is shared with all those people that browse the jobs on our website. Your name, email address and the password you selected will not be shared with all users. If a workman tenders for your job, you will be sent an email (with tender information) to the email address you provided whilst creating the job ad.
(C) – Other sharing of information
Disclosure for legal reasons: We may disclose your personal data if we are either compelled to do so by law, or in response to a valid, legally compliant request by a law enforcement or governmental authority.
We may also disclose aggregated demographic and profile data (in which neither you nor any other individual is identified) to our commercial and marketing partners. If all of the assets which we use to operate our business (or substantially all of them) are acquired by a third party, we may transfer personal data we then hold to that party. In the unlikely event that an insolvency practitioner (such as a liquidator) is appointed in respect of our business, that practitioner may sell, trade or rent personal data we then hold.
Your personal information is stored on third party servers, which are protected both physically and electronically, in the form of a “firewall”. Please remember however that there is no such thing a perfect security on the internet.
5. Changing your Business Information
If you wish to change the information we hold about your business, please do this via the “My Account” environment by clicking on “View My Profile”.
6. Other Information Collectors
7. Retention of your data
8. Contacting us