Privacy Policy

Legal agreement

Welcome to the ESPC Design Collective Website (the “site”). ESPC Design Collective provides this site as a service to its customers. Please review the following basic rules that govern your use of our site (the “Agreement”). Please note that your use of our site constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by these terms. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not use this site. Although you may “bookmark” a portion of this site and thereby bypass this Agreement, your use of this site still binds you to the terms. ESPC Design Collective may revise this Agreement at any time. You may wish to visit this page periodically for revised terms of use.

Site contents

Unless otherwise noted, all materials, including images, illustrations, designs, photographs, streaming and video content and written and other materials that are part of this site (collectively, the “Contents”) are copyrights, trademarks, trade dress and/or other intellectual property owned, controlled or licensed by ESPC Design Collective. The site content is protected by copyright and trade dress, all worldwide rights, titles and interests in and to which are owned by ESPC Design Collective. This site and all its Contents are intended solely for personal, non-commercial use. You may download or copy the Contents and other downloadable materials displayed on the site for personal use only. No right, title or interest in any downloaded/copied materials or software is transferred to you because of any such activity. You may not reproduce (except as noted above), publish, transmit, distribute, display, modify, create derived works from, sell or participate in any sale of or exploit in any way, in whole or in part, any of the Contents, the site or any related software.

What we collect

While using our site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you.

We mays collect the following information:

  • Name
  • Contact information including email address and phone number

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

Use of personal information

We may collect information relating to (1) the home server domain names, type of client operating system, web pages accessed, search engine used, and type of Web browser of visitors to the site, (2) the e-mail addresses of visitors who communicate with ESPC Design Collective via e-mail, (3) information provided consensually by the visitor and gathered via other on-line facilities.

ESPC Design Collective may record information identifying the visitor or linking the visitor to the search performed. We may also record limited information for every search request and use that information to solve technical issues with the services available directly or indirectly in connection with the site. This may also be used to calculate overall usage statistics.
ESPC Design Collective agrees to the non-disclosure of client details to 3rd party organisations without prior consent, as outlined within the Data Protection Act 1998.

Email mailing list & marketing messages

We operate an email mailing list program, used to inform subscribers about products, services and/or news we supply/publish. Users can subscribe through an online automated process where they have given their explicit permission. Subscribers can unsubscribe at any time through an automated online service, or if not available, other means as detailed in the footer of sent marketing messages. The type and content of marketing messages subscribers receive, and if it may contain third party content, is clearly outlined at the point of subscription.

Email marketing messages may contain tracking beacons / tracked clickable links or similar server technologies to track subscriber activity within email marketing messages. Where used, such marketing messages may record a range of subscriber data relating to engagement, geographic, demographics and already stored subscriber data.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at [email address]

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you, please write to ESPC Design Collective, 90a George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3DF.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Links to other web sites and services

This site may contain links to other websites not controlled by ESPC Design Collective. ESPC Design Collective has no responsibility for the linked websites nor does it necessarily endorse any linked websites. ESPC Design Collective provides links solely for the convenience and information of its site users.

Disclaimer

ESPC Design Collective provides the materials on this site “as is” without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation, warranties of title, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a purpose or non-infringement of intellectual property. ESPC Design Collective disclaims any duty to update or revise the materials on this site, although ESPC Design Collective may modify the materials at any time without notice. By your use of this site, you acknowledge that your use is at your sole risk and that you assume full responsibility for all costs associated with all necessary servicing or repairs of any equipment you use in connection with your use of this site. You further acknowledge that ESPC Design Collective shall not be liable for any damages or any kind related to your use of this site.

Cookies

Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive.

Like many sites, we use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site.

Google Analytics

These cookies are used to store information, such as what time your current visit occurred, whether you have been to the site before, and what site referred you to the web page.

These cookies contain no personally identifiable information, but they will use your computer’s IP address to know from where in the world you are accessing the Internet.

Google stores the information collected by these cookies on servers in the United States. Google may transfer this information to third-parties where required to do so by law, or where such third-parties process the information on Google’s behalf.

Miscellaneous

Unless otherwise specified, this site and the Contents thereof are displayed solely for promoting ESPC Design Collective products and services. This site is controlled and operated by ESPC Design Collective.

User feedback policy and other submissions

All comments, suggestions, ideas, and other submissions disclosed, submitted or offered to ESPC Design Collective on or via this site or otherwise disclosed, submitted or offered in connection with your use of this site (collectively, the “Comments”) are property of ESPC Design Collective. Communication, submission or offering of any Comments shall constitute an assignment to ESPC Design Collective of all worldwide rights, titles and interests in all copyrights and other intellectual properties in the Comments. Thus, ESPC Design Collective will own exclusively all such rights, titles and interests and shall not be limited in any way in its use, commercial or otherwise, of any Comments. ESPC Design Collective is and shall be under no obligation (1) to maintain any Comments in confidence; (2) to pay to user any compensation for any Comments; or (3) to respond to any user Comments. You agree that no Comments submitted by you to the site will violate any right of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy or other personal or proprietary right(s). You further agree that no Comments submitted by you to the site will be or contain libellous or otherwise unlawful, abusive or obscene material. You are and shall remain solely responsible for the content of any Comments you make.