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Privacy Policy SMCS Limited
The following Privacy Policy applies to smcs limited and its website https://www.smcs.co.uk
This privacy policy statement shows how we collect, use and store information.
Smcs is a business to business company, so all data we hold or information we publish is targeted at Business. Business contact information only is held by smcs other than information on employees and sub contractors of the company. This is held securely internally.
SMCS primary Activity is to provide instrumentation and instrument technical support to forensic science companies, academic institutes and organisations.

Data collected
We will request information such as your name and work contact details (including work address, postcode, telephone number, email address) and company details which you can choose to provide when you either contact us by phone, exhibition, email, fax or letter, subscribe to our e-mail newsletter or use our online services such as our contact forms.

We need to collect this information to be able to provide you with our products and services. It also helps us personalise and deliver relevant content in any e-mails. The legal basis for our collection of this data is defined as ‘Legitimate Interest’ as per Recital 47 of Article 6(f) of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), as it is reasonable for you to expect that you will be contacted in regards to your enquiry after having emailed us or entered your contact details into an enquiry form. We do not collect ‘sensitive data’ about you (as specified in Article 9 of the GDPR as data about ‘racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership’.)

We do not knowingly collect, process or share the Personal Data of anyone, this includes children or minors, if you are under 18, please do not provide any personal information to us. Cookies are not used by smcs limited.

Use of personal data

If you provide your telephone number to us, we may contact you via phone to qualify your enquiry and determine more exactly your requirements. We may also contact you via email with information we believe will be of interest to you.

We also use your information for the purposes of administering and expanding our business activities, providing customer services and making available our products and services to both existing customers and prospective customers.

We may send you marketing communications relating to our by post, by email or telephone (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications).

We may need to supply some of your data to a third party to be able to supply you with a service. We will only provide the data that is essential to the provision of the service. We will retain your Personal Data for up to seven years from our last communication with you. The reasons we retain your Personal Data are as follows:
• Once we have contacted you we may contact you further to provide further updates on available products and ensure you are happy with our services
• We run promotions and launch new products from time to time. We will update you with this information if we believe it is of interest or benefit to you. 
• We have more information to refer to if you contact us again in the future or make a complaint 
• We will need this information if we are providing you with any services

How we store your data and information

We make reasonable efforts to keep your data and information safe. This means where we store this information electronically, we keep our software up to date and use modern security software. 

Your rights under GDPR

Under GDPR you have certain rights regarding your Personal Information. We have outlined the rights that apply to the Personal Data we collect, which are as follows: 
• The right to be informed – this means you have a right to know what happens with your Personal Data. Hopefully this Privacy Policy should provide you with this information. 
• The right of access – this means you have the right to know what Personal Data we hold about you. We will provide this information to you free of charge. 
• The right of rectification – if the Personal Data we hold about you is incorrect or incomplete you have the right to correct it or complete it. 
• The right to erasure – sometimes known as ‘the right to be forgotten’ this means if you request us to do so, we will delete the Personal Data we hold about you. This means we may not be able to provide you with services in the future. 
• The right to restrict processing – this means that you can request for us to cease processing your data rather than deleting it. This means we may not be able to provide you with services in the future. 
• The right to data portability – this means if you request Personal Data from us we will provide it in a commonly used, machine readable form. 
• The right to object – this means you can object to us processing your Personal Data if you do not believe it is in your interest. 
• You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you so wish. 

Contact Details

Email: enquiries@smcs.co.uk
Telephone: 01462 633500
Postal Address: Suite G, 15 Royston Road, Baldock, Herts SG7 6NW

Recording of incoming or outgoing calls

SMCS limited does not at any time record telephone calls incoming or outgoing

Use of IP address

IP addresses are not collected at any time by Smcs Limited


Protecting the security of all personally-identifiable information associated with our visitors is of the utmost concern to us. Once we receive your transmission, we will take reasonable precautions to ensure its security on our systems. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we take all reasonable steps to ensure the security of our users’ personal information and maintain their privacy, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you disclose or transmit to us online and cannot be responsible for the theft, destruction, or inadvertent disclosure of such personal information.

Data breach

A data breach is where someone gains unauthorised access to the data we hold. Should we become aware of any breach of the data we hold, we endeavour to inform affected customers by email within 48 working hours of ascertaining which customers may have been affected.

The data controller

The data controller is Chris Hunter, SMCS Limited, Suite G, 15 Royston Road, Baldock, Herts SG7 6NW