Privacy Policy

We take the privacy of our users seriously and this Privacy Policy Statement explains the privacy and data-protection practices of the Gateway of Technology Ltd website.

It is important for us to safeguard our users’ privacy while also providing a personalized and valuable service. The collection of personal information of users is necessary if we are to satisfy the expectations and requirements of these users, for instance by communicating with them and providing an interactive service.

We are committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to the web site in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”). This privacy policy explains how we may collect personal data and how we use the information we may collect about you.

1. INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT FROM YOU

1.1. We may collect and process the following data about you:

1.1.1. Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site, subscribing to our services, requesting, applying for or entering further services (including, but not limited to, a competition or promotion), making an enquiry or reporting a problem. This may include, but is not limited to, information such as your name, address, phone and email address.
1.1.2. In order to improve our communications with you as well as improve our products and services, we may ask you to provide us with additional information about you such as your professional interests and your experiences with us as well as more detailed contact preferences. When you provide us with any personal information you consent to us collecting and using that information according to your preferences.
1.1.3. If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
1.1.4. We may ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
1.1.5. Details of transactions you carry out through our site and of the fulfilment of your orders.
1.1.6. Details of your visits to our site and the resources that you access and/or download.

2. IP ADDRESSES

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type for system administration. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

3. COOKIES

This website uses cookies. Cookies are small pieces of text that are written to your hard drive to store information about your use of the Gateway of Technology Ltd Website Service. Cookies are used to automatically log you into the Gateway of Technology Website Service if you have registered for this service. You have the right to refuse cookies (please see your web browser’s help file for information on doing this), but by doing so you may disrupt the performance of the Gateway of Technology Ltd Website Service or make it inoperable to you

4. USE OF INFORMATION BY OUR ADMINISTRATORS

4.1. We use information held about you in the following ways:

4.1.1. To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
4.1.2. To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
4.1.3. To share with other companies within our group and reputable third organisations for marketing purposes provided we have your consent to do so.
4.1.4. To notify you about changes or updates to our service.
4.1.5. To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
4.1.6. To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
4.1.7. If you are an existing customer, we will only contact you by electronic means (e-mail or SMS) with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale to you or which you have shown an interest in.
4.1.8. If you are a new customer, and where we permit selected third parties to use your data, we (or they) will contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this.
4.1.9. If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please tick the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your data.

5. DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION

5.1. We may disclose your personal information to any of our subsidiaries, our parent company and any of our parent company’s other subsidiaries (“our group”).
5.2. We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
5.2.1. In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
5.2.2. If we or substantially all of our assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
5.2.3. If said third party provide services for us, limited to the following purposes:
5.2.3.1. Understanding the use of our site and making improvements
5.2.3.2. Administering a mailing list for customers that have registered for such list
5.2.3.3. Responding to requests from or providing any necessary notices to you
5.2.3.4. Protecting the security or integrity of our site
5.2.3.5. Otherwise administering or managing our site software.
5.2.4. If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property or safety of us, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

6. YOUR RIGHTS

6.1. You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us using the contact information below.
4.2. Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Their inclusion cannot be taken to imply any endorsement or validation by us of the content of said website.

7. ACCESS TO INFORMATION

The Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”) gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

8. CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page.

9. CONTACT

9.1. Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to:

John Andrews
Gateway of Technology
Unit 5 Stirlin Business Park
Sadler Road
Lincoln LN6 3AF
United Kingdom

Email: info@gotltd.co.uk

9.2. We endeavour to process all requests as promptly as practical, however please note that you may continue to receive existing communications for a transitional period whilst we update your preferences.

Please email any queries to info@gotltd.co.uk

Terms & Conditions of Use

1.      Introduction

1.1    These terms and conditions shall govern your use of our website.

1.2    By using our website, you accept these terms and conditions in full; accordingly, if you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use our website.

1.3    If you submit any material to our website or use any of our website services, we will ask you to expressly agree to these terms and conditions.

1.4    Our website uses cookies; by using our website or agreeing to these terms and conditions, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of our privacy policy.

2.      Copyright notice

2.1    Copyright (c) 2018 Gateway of Technology Ltd.

2.2    Subject to the express provisions of these terms and conditions:

(a)    we, together with our licensors, own and control all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website; and

(b)    all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website are reserved.

3.      Licence to use website

3.1    You may:

(a)    view pages from our website in a web browser;

(b)    download pages from our website for caching in a web browser;

(c)    print pages from our website;

(d)    stream audio and video files from our website; and

(e)    use our website services by means of a web browser,

subject to the other provisions of these terms and conditions.

3.2    Except as expressly permitted by Section 3.1 or the other provisions of these terms and conditions, you must not download any material from our website or save any such material to your computer.

3.3    You may only use our website for your own personal and business purposes, and you must not use our website for any other purposes.

3.4    Except as expressly permitted by these terms and conditions, you must not edit or otherwise modify any material on our website.

3.5    Unless you own or control the relevant rights in the material, you must not:

(a)    republish material from our website (including republication on another website);

(b)    sell, rent or sub-license material from our website;

(c)    show any material from our website in public;

(d)    exploit material from our website for a commercial purpose; or

(e)    redistribute material from our website.

3.6    We reserve the right to restrict access to areas of our website, or indeed our whole website, at our discretion; you must not circumvent or bypass, or attempt to circumvent or bypass, any access restriction measures on our website.

4.      Acceptable use

4.1    You must not:

(a)    use our website in any way or take any action that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the performance, availability or accessibility of the website;

(b)    use our website in any way that is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity;

(c)    use our website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software;

(d)    conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our website without our express written consent;

(e)    access or otherwise interact with our website using any robot, spider or other automated means, except for the purpose of search engine indexing;

(f)    violate the directives set out in the robots.txt file for our website; or

(g)    use data collected from our website for any direct marketing activity (including without limitation email marketing, SMS marketing, telemarketing and direct mailing).

4.2    You must not use data collected from our website to contact individuals, companies or other persons or entities.

4.3    You must ensure that all the information you supply to us through our website, or in relation to our website, is true, accurate, current, complete and non-misleading.

5.      Your content: licence

5.1    In these terms and conditions, “your content” means all works and materials (including without limitation text, graphics, images, audio material, video material, audio-visual material, scripts, software and files) that you submit to us or our website for storage or publication on, processing by, or transmission via, our website.

5.2    You grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use, reproduce, store, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your content in any existing or future media.

5.3    You grant to us the right to sub-license the rights licensed under Section 5.2.

5.4    You grant to us the right to bring an action for infringement of the rights licensed under Section 5.2.

5.5    You hereby waive all your moral rights in your content to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law; and you warrant and represent that all other moral rights in your content have been waived to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law.

5.6    You may edit your content to the extent permitted using the editing functionality made available on our website.

5.7    Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach any provision of these terms and conditions in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms and conditions in any way, we may delete, unpublish or edit any or all of your content.

6.      Your content: rules

6.1    You warrant and represent that your content will comply with these terms and conditions.

6.2    Your content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any person’s legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action against any person (in each case in any jurisdiction and under any applicable law).

6.3    Your content, and the use of your content by us in accordance with these terms and conditions, must not:

(a)    be libellous or maliciously false;

(b)    be obscene or indecent;

(c)    infringe any copyright, moral right, database right, trade mark right, design right, right in passing off, or other intellectual property right;

(d)    infringe any right of confidence, right of privacy or right under data protection legislation;

(e)    constitute negligent advice or contain any negligent statement;

(f)    constitute an incitement to commit a crime, instructions for the commission of a crime or the promotion of criminal activity;

(g)    be in contempt of any court, or in breach of any court order;

(h)    be in breach of racial or religious hatred or discrimination legislation;

(i)    be blasphemous;

(j)    be in breach of official secrets legislation;

(k)    be in breach of any contractual obligation owed to any person;

(l)    depict violence in an explicit, graphic or gratuitous manner;

(m)   be pornographic, lewd, suggestive or sexually explicit;

(n)    be untrue, false, inaccurate or misleading;

(o)    consist of or contain any instructions, advice or other information which may be acted upon and could, if acted upon, cause illness, injury or death, or any other loss or damage;

(p)    constitute spam;

(q)    be offensive, deceptive, fraudulent, threatening, abusive, harassing, anti-social, menacing, hateful, discriminatory or inflammatory; or

(r)    cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety to any person.

7.      Limited warranties

7.1    We do not warrant or represent:

(a)    the completeness or accuracy of the information published on our website;

(b)    that the material on the website is up to date; or

(c)    that the website or any service on the website will remain available.

7.2    We reserve the right to discontinue or alter any or all of our website services, and to stop publishing our website, at any time in our sole discretion without notice or explanation; and save to the extent expressly provided otherwise in these terms and conditions, you will not be entitled to any compensation or other payment upon the discontinuance or alteration of any website services, or if we stop publishing the website.

7.3    To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and subject to Section 8.1, we exclude all representations and warranties relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, our website and the use of our website.

8.      Limitations and exclusions of liability

8.1    Nothing in these terms and conditions will:

(a)    limit or exclude any liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence;

(b)    limit or exclude any liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;

(c)    limit any liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or

(d)    exclude any liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.

8.2    The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section 11 and elsewhere in these terms and conditions:

(a)    are subject to Section 11.1; and

(b)    govern all liabilities arising under these terms and conditions or relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty, except to the extent expressly provided otherwise in these terms and conditions.

8.3    To the extent that our website and the information and services on our website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.

8.4    We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control.

8.5    We will not be liable to you in respect of any business losses, including (without limitation) loss of or damage to profits, income, revenue, use, production, anticipated savings, business, contracts, commercial opportunities or goodwill.

8.6    We will not be liable to you in respect of any loss or corruption of any data, database or software.

8.7    We will not be liable to you in respect of any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage.

8.8    You accept that we have an interest in limiting the personal liability of our officers and employees and, having regard to that interest, you acknowledge that we are a limited liability entity; you agree that you will not bring any claim personally against our officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website or these terms and conditions (this will not, of course, limit or exclude the liability of the limited liability entity itself for the acts and omissions of our officers and employees).

9.      Breaches of these terms and conditions

9.1    Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms and conditions in any way, we may:

(a)    send you one or more formal warnings;

(b)    temporarily suspend your access to our website;

(c)    permanently prohibit you from accessing our website;

(d)    block computers using your IP address from accessing our website;

(e)    contact any or all of your internet service providers and request that they block your access to our website;

(f)    commence legal action against you, whether for breach of contract or otherwise; and/or

(g)    suspend or delete your account on our website.

9.2    Where we suspend or prohibit or block your access to our website or a part of our website, you must not take any action to circumvent such suspension or prohibition or blocking.

10.    Variation

10.1  We may revise these terms and conditions from time to time.

10.2  The revised terms and conditions shall apply to the use of our website from the date of publication of the revised terms and conditions on the website, and you hereby waive any right you may otherwise have to be notified of, or to consent to, revisions of these terms and conditions.

10.3  If you have given your express agreement to these terms and conditions, we will ask for your express agreement to any revision of these terms and conditions; and if you do not give your express agreement to the revised terms and conditions within such period as we may specify, we will disable or delete your account on the website, and you must stop using the website.

11.    Assignment

11.1  You hereby agree that we may assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.

11.2  You may not without our prior written consent assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with any of your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.

12.    Severability

12.1  If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect.

12.2  If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision of these terms and conditions would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

13.    Third party rights

13.1  A contract under these terms and conditions is for our benefit and your benefit, and is not intended to benefit or be enforceable by any third party.

13.2  The exercise of the parties’ rights under a contract under these terms and conditions is not subject to the consent of any third party.

14.    Entire agreement

14.1  Subject to Section 8.1, these terms and conditions, together with our privacy and cookies policy, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our website and shall supersede all previous agreements between you and us in relation to your use of our website.

15.    Law and jurisdiction

15.1  These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law.

15.2  Any disputes relating to these terms and conditions shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.

16.    Statutory and regulatory disclosures

16.1  Our VAT number is 985733469

17.    Our details

17.1  This website is owned and operated by Gateway of Technology Ltd

17.2  We are registered in England and Wales under registration number 7072956 and our registered office is at 3 Ravens View, Witham St Hughes, Lincoln, LN6 9JE

17.3  Our principal place of business is at Unit 5 Stirlin Business Park, Sadler Road, Lincoln, LN6 3AF

17.4  You can contact us:

(a)    by post, using the postal address given above;

(b)    using our website contact form;

(c)    by telephone, on the contact number 01522692263 or published on our website from time to time; or

(d)    by email, using the email address published on our website from time to time.