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Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us.

At Ridge Design we have a few fundamental principles that we follow:

We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it.
We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, or protect our rights.
We don’t store personal information on our servers.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Ridge Design collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Ridge Design’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how our visitors use the website.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Ridge Design uses cookies to help Ridge Design identify and track visitors, their usage of Ridge Design website, and their website access preferences. Ridge Design visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Ridge Design’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Ridge Design’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Ridge Design may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Ridge Design’s sole discretion. Ridge Design encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

 

The General Data Protection Regulation

The General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’) applies from 25 May 2018 and significantly changes data protection law in Europe, strengthening the rights of individuals and increasing the obligations on organisations. The GDPR is designed to give individuals more control over their personal data. (A copy of the GDPR is available here).

The key principles under the GDPR are lawfulness, fairness and transparency; purpose limitation; data minimisation; accuracy; storage limitation; integrity and confidentiality, and accountability (Article 5 of the GDPR).

Under GDPR data subjects have increased rights. Guidance on these rights is available here.

The data subject rights are:

The right to be informed (Articles 12 – 14 of the GDPR);
The right to access information (Article 15 of the GDPR);
The right to rectification (Articles 16 & 19 of the GDPR);
The right to erasure (Articles 17 & 19 of the GDPR);
The right to data portability (Article 20 of the GDPR);
The right to object to processing of personal data (Article 21 of the GDPR);
The right of restriction (Article 18 of the GDPR) and,

If you require further information in relation to your rights and this restriction, you can contact our Data Protection Officer (DPO) here.