Privacy Policy

GEOCON PRIVACY POLICY (GDPR) MAY 2018

At GEOCON Site Investigations Ltd, we’re committed to protecting and respecting your
privacy.

This Policy explains when and why we collect personal information about people who visit our website and email us directly, how we use it, the conditions under which we may
disclose it to others and how we keep it secure.

We may update this Policy from time to time; as and when we do, we will announce that a new version has been published. When this happens, please check this page to ensure that you’re happy with any changes. By using our website and emailing, you’re agreeing to be bound by this Policy.

Any questions regarding this Policy and our privacy practices should be sent by email to
info@geoconsiteinvestigations.com or in writing to GEOCON, Suite 2 Marple House, 39
Stockport Road, Marple SK6 6BD or by telephone 0161 7130174.

WHO ARE WE?

We’re GEOCON Site Investigations Limited, we are specialist site investigation consultants and contractors and our services include Environmental Consultancy
(GeoEnvironmental), Geotechnical Consultancy and Geothermal consultancy.

We specialise in Ground Engineering and Engineering Geology within the construction
industry and focus on site investigation of Brownfield (potentially contaminated land) and Greenfield land, for all Environmental and Geotechnical projects.

GeoCon Site Investigations head office is located in South Manchester, and we have a
further five regional offices located in London East, London West, Birmingham, NewcastleUpon-Tyne, and Bristol.

HOW WE COLLECT INFORMATION FROM YOU?

We obtain information about you when you use our website, for example, when you contact us to make an enquiry about products and services, or if you register to receive our newsletter.

WHAT TYPE OF INFORMATION IS COLLECTED FROM YOU?

The personal information we collect might include your title, name, address, company name, telephone number, email address, IP address and information regarding what pages are accessed and when. These details will be held on our system until such time as we receive a request from an individual to remove this data.

HOW IS YOUR INFORMATION USED?

We may use your information to:

  • Respond to enquiries you have sent us;
  • Carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered by you and us;
  • Let you know about important updates regarding services you have ordered;
  • Seek your views or comments on the services we provide;
  • Notify you of changes to our services;
  • Send you communications which you have requested and that may be of interest
  • Process a job application.
  • Send out newsletters

We review our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis. We are legally required to hold some types of information to fulfil our statutory obligations (for example financial transactions). We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or if is set out in any relevant contract you hold with us.

WHO HAS ACCESS TO YOUR INFORMATION?

We will not sell or rent your information to third parties. We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.

Third Party Service Providers working on our behalf: We may pass your information to
our third party service providers and other associated organisations for the purposes of
completing tasks and providing services to you on our behalf . However, when we use third party service providers, we disclose only the personal information that is necessary to deliver the required service and we have a contract in place that requires them to keep your information secure. Please be assured that we will not release any of your information to any third parties for them to use for their own direct purposes, unless you have requested us to do so, or we are required to do so by law, for example, by a court order or for the purposes of prevention of fraud or other crime.

Third Party Product Providers we work in association with: We work closely with a
range of third party subcontractors to bring you a range of quality services designed to meet the needs of the client. These third party service providers may share your information with us which we will use in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

YOU HAVE A CHOICE?

You have a choice as to whether you wish to receive information from us. If you do not want to receive direct marketing communications from us about our products and services, then you can select your choices by ticking the relevant boxes situated on the form on which we collect your information.

We will not contact you for marketing purposes unless you have given express prior consent for us to do so. You can change your marketing preferences at any time by emailing to us: info@geoconsiteinvestigations.com or in writing to GEOCON, Suite 2 Marple House, 39 Stockport Road, Marple SK6 6BD

HOW CAN I ACCESS THE INFORMATION YOU HAVE ON ME?

The accuracy of your information is important to us. You have the right to make a written
request to ask for a copy of the information GEOCON Site Investigations Ltd holds about
you (we may charge £10 for information requests) to cover our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

If you would like to view or correct the information that we hold about you, if you change
email address, or any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, please
write to us at: GEOCON, Suite 2 Marple House, 39 Stockport Road, Marple SK6 6BD

Policy review

We keep this Policy under regular review. This Policy was last updated in May 2018.

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