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Privacy policy

Your privacy is important to us and we are committed to protecting it.


We take care to protect the privacy of customers and users of this site and, if we do ask you to provide certain information, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. A copy of Gas Safe Registers privacy policy can also be viewed at https://www.gassaferegister.co.uk/who-we-are/our-policies/


This notice describes the Privacy Policy of www.staygassafe.co.uk. This site is managed by Gas Safe Register. Gas Safe Register is the official list of gas engineers who are qualified to work safely and legally on gas appliances. Gas Safe Register is a trading name of Capita Gas Registration and Ancillary Services Limited.


By registering your details with the Gas Safe Register, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

Controllers of personal information

Any personal data or sensitive personal data provided to or gathered by GasSafeRegister.co.uk will be controlled by Health and Safety Executive whose registered office is Redgrave Court, Merton Road, Bootle, L20 7HS. Capita Gas Registration and Ancillary Services Limited, trading as Gas Safe Register, processes data under the General Data Protection Regulation and operates the Gas Safe Register Scheme on behalf of the Health & Safety Executive who is the Data Controller.


References to “Gas Safe Register” in this policy are to the data processor acting on behalf of the HSE.

What personal information will www.staygassafe.co.uk. collect about me?

When you interact with Gas Safe Register we sometimes receive personal information about you. For example, if you sign up for a Gas Safety Check reminder you will tell us your contact details.


The www.staygassafe.co.uk. website also uses cookies and collects IP addresses. We use IP addresses to analyse trends, administer the website, track users' movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to any personally identifiable information. You can find out more about this in the cookies section of our Privacy Policy.


The Stay Gas Safe website uses Google Maps for location information. Google Maps stores up to four cookies: khcookie, NID, SNID and PREF. We use the Google maps tools on the basis that Google adheres to it's privacy policy which can be found at www.google.com/intl/en-GB/policies and its terms of service for Google maps.


We select advertising based on what's relevant to a user; to improve reporting on campaign performance; and to avoid showing ads the user has already seen. For this reason, we use cookies to remember your most recent searches, your previous interactions with an advertiser's ads or search results, and your visits to an advertiser's website. This helps us to show you customised ads on Google and other websites.

How will Gas Safe Register use my information?

If you choose to sign up to our Gas Safety Check reminder service we will use your personal information to:

  • Send emails or texts regarding your Gas Safety Check reminder
  • Email you our gas safety eNewsletter (if you opt-in to receiving this)

This information may also be used to improve the service provided via our website, prevent or detect fraud or abuses of our website or the Register, and to enable third parties to carry out technical, logistical or other functions on our behalf.


We will keep your information confidential and Gas Safe Register will not sell, share, transfer or rent the information collected on this site other than as disclosed in this statement. If you have signed up to receive our eNewsletter you can opt-out of receiving further emails from us at any stage using the unsubscribe link on the eNewsletter.

Who will the information be shared with?

By submitting your personal information through this website, you are consenting to it being processed in the manner described above.


We will not share your personal information with any third party that intends to use it for direct marketing purposes, unless we have specifically informed you and you have given us specific permission to do this.


We may use third parties, like service providers, agents or contractors to provide support and administration assistance for internal operations or our websites, applications and online advertisements.


These third parties may come into contact with your personal information in the course of providing their services to us. They must provide equivalent levels of security for your personal information as CGRAS and, where required, are bound by legal agreement to keep your personal information private, secure and to process is only on the specific instructions of CGRAS

How secure is information about me?

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place appropriate physical, technological, operational and managerial procedures in place to safeguard and secure the information we collect online


All our users' information, not just personal data, has restricted access. Our employees must use password-protected log-in screens to gain entry to restricted information. Furthermore, all employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices. When new policies are added, our employees are notified and/or reminded about the importance we place on privacy, and what they can do to ensure your information is protected.


We work to protect the security of your information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you input.


Our security procedures mean that we may occasionally request proof of identity before we disclose personal information to you.

Can I find out what personal information Gas Safe Register holds about me?

You are entitled to know whether we hold personal information about you and, if we do, to have access to that personal data and request that it be corrected if it is inaccurate. Individuals can find this out by making a ‘subject access request’. If we do hold information about you we will:

  • Give you a description of it
  • Tell you why we are holding it
  • Tell you who it could be disclosed to and
  • Let you have a copy of the information in an intelligible form

To make a request for any personal information we may hold you need to put your request in writing by sending an email to the address at enquiries@gassaferegister.co.uk, or by writing to the address provided below

What about third-party advertisers and links to other websites?

Our site may include third-party advertising and links to other websites of interest. We do not provide any personally identifiable customer information to these advertisers or third-party websites.


Please be aware that Gas Safe Register is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such other websites. We encourage our users to be aware that once you have used these links to leave our site we do not have control over that other website. You should always look at the privacy statements of each applicable website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.

Notices and revisions

Our Privacy Policy might change from time to time. We may email periodic reminders of our notices and conditions, unless you have instructed us not to, but you should check our website from time to time to ensure you are happy with any changes. Unless stated otherwise, our current Privacy Policy applies to all information that we hold about you.

Opt-out

You may opt-out of receiving information from us by email at any time by sending an email to enquiries@gassaferegister.co.uk or by written notice to us.

Contact us

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy please contact us via email or write to us at:


Gas Safe Register
PO BOX 6804
Basingstoke
RG24 4NB
Email: enquiries@gassaferegister.co.uk

Cookies

We use a minimal number of different cookies on our site. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or to improve the user experience, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.


You may delete or block all cookies from this site through your browser settings, however doing so will result in some parts of the site not working. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them visit www.allaboutcookies.org.


To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit Google to change your settings.


This is a list of the main cookies set by the Stay Gas Safe website, and what each is used for.


Cookie Name Purpose More Information
Google Analytics _utma These cookies are used to analyse information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google
Google Maps khcookie, NID, SNID and PREF Google maps store up to four cookies for location information. Click here for more information
Advertising PREF, NID, and SID .id, _drt_, FLC, and exchange_uid These cookies help customise ads on Google properties, like Google Search. For example, we use such cookies to remember your most recent searches, your previous interactions with an advertiser’s ads or search results, and your visits to an advertiser’s website. This helps us to show you customized ads on Google. We also use cookies for advertising we serve across the web. Our main advertising cookie on non-Google sites is called ‘id’ and it is stored in browsers under the domain doubleclick.net. Click here for more information

Further information about restricting cookies

If you would like to restrict the use of cookies you can control this in your Internet browser. Links to advice on how to do this for the most popular Internet browsers are provided below for convenience and will be available for the Internet browser of your choice either online or via the software help (normally available via key F1).


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