Privacy Policy

Privacy Notice

It’s all about YOU

Cornerstone Security Systems Ltd has always taken great care to protect the privacy of our contacts and our clients and their associates.

This Privacy Notice is a public declaration of how Cornerstone Security Ltd applies the Data Protection Principles and Rights afforded to individuals by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to the personal data that we hold and process. Cornerstone Security Systems Ltd is committed to complying with the principles relating to the processing of personal data under GDPR.
About Cornerstone Security Systems Ltd

Trading Name:  Cornerstone Security Systems Ltd

Registered Office Address:  Buckingham House, Myrtle Lane, Billingshurst, West Sussex RH14 9SG

Sales Office@ Building 16, Gateway 1000, Arlington Business Park, Whittle Way, Stevenage SG1 2FP

Company Number:  07012667

Contact Number:  0844 247 4 247

Date Protection Director / Point of Contact:  Richard Langshaw

Email:  service@cornerstonesecurity.co.uk

Website:  www.cornerstonegroup.co.uk

What is our legal basis for processing YOUR information?

Cornerstone Security Systems Ltd process your data on the legal basis of legitimate client contact and business interest

What are the “legitimate interests” that we pursue that requires us to process YOUR information?

Cornerstone Security Systems Ltd act as a Data Controller and Data Processor of our clients’ date with regard to ensuring that we have direct access to the decision makers and influencers within those direct and indirect clients for our Consultation, Design and Build Services.

The legitimate interests pursued by Cornerstone Security Systems Ltd are:

  • To offer advice, guidance and proposals on our Consultation services and any other relevant products deemed of interest to our clients
  • We believe that it is in the best interests of our clients and all relevant parties that we process information to facilitate our services and make all relevant information available either upon request or on an “information you may need to know basis”
  • We understand that our clients and all relevant third parties expect us to use their data in a way that ensures that we do not impact upon their privacy.
  • We endeavour to ensure that the method and frequency of our communications will not impact upon vulnerable individuals.

What information do we collect about YOU?

We collect and store data for the purpose of supporting our client registration and information process.
Data is occasionally given to us by third parties for direct contact basis or for marketing purposes but only where consent to share has been given by the data subject or where there is a legitimate interest in sharing information.
The categories of personal data that we collect and process are:

  • Personal details: e.g. contact name, address, email, business telephone number, mobile phone number.
  • Financial details: e.g. bank account and payment terms and details relevant to your business.
  • Employment details: e.g. Name, company address, email, telephone and mobile details, information relating to your colleagues who form part of the decision-making process with you.
  • Accreditation and relevant industry qualifications that may apply to you or your company’s trading requirements.

Cornerstone Security Systems Ltd will also with your consent accept personal information and requests from you for request on information that may be of a special interest to you to ensure that we send you further information or email alerts on items or news of special interest.

Why do we collect this information on YOU?

We collect and store data for the purpose of supporting our client registration and information process.
Data is occasionally given to us by third parties for direct contact basis or for marketing purposes but only where consent to share has been given by the data subject or where there is a legitimate interest in sharing information.
The categories of personal data that we collect and process are:

  • Personal details: e.g. contact name, address, email, business telephone number, mobile phone number.
  • Financial details: e.g. bank account and payment terms and details relevant to your business.
  • Employment details: e.g. Name, company address, email, telephone and mobile details, information relating to your colleagues who form part of the decision-making process with you.
  • Accreditation and relevant industry qualifications that may apply to you or your company’s trading requirements.

Cornerstone Security Systems Ltd will also with your consent accept personal information and requests from you for request on information that may be of a special interest to you to ensure that we send you further information or email alerts on items or news of special interest.

Why do we collect this information on YOU?

 By agreeing to submit your information to us, you are consenting to it being processed in the manner described below by Cornerstone Security Systems Ltd.

  • To carry out our obligations arising from any agreements entered into directly between you and us or authorised by you whilst you are acting on behalf of your company / employer so that we can continue to provide you with information, advice, products and services that you request from us.
  • To provide you with information about other companies, products and services that you have enquired about or that we consider that may be of interest to you.
  • To communicate with you to gain and share information on relevant companies, products and services that you may enquire about or that we consider to be of interest to you.
  • To notify you about any changes within our company and services.
  • To communicate with you with regard to changes in Legislation, best industry practices, data analysis, product testing, statistical information and survey and auditing purposes.
  • As part of our efforts to continue to be regarded as a leading company within the wider-world of security systems consultancy, design and build.
  • To measure and understand the benefits and effectiveness of the products and services we serve you and others.

Who might we share YOUR information with?

We may share your information with selected third parties including:

  • Business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any agreement we enter into with you or them.
  • Authorised personnel from the Blue Light Emergency Services where relevant and pertinent to any specific agreement that we enter into with you.

Will YOUR information be transferred outside of the UK?

No. Your information will not be transferred outside of the UK unless you specifically request and consent us to do so.

Will Cornerstone Security Systems Ltd respect YOUR Rights?

Yes. We are a highly ethical company who fervently believe in the rights of our clients and contacts.
This applies to how we use your data and our business association with you.
Should you have any enquiries or concerns about how we use your data or wish to action your rights, please contact:

The Data Protection Director
Cornerstone Security Systems Ltd Building 16 Gateway 1000 Arlington Business Park, Whittle Way
Stevenage,  SG1 2FP

What Rights do YOU have?

Your right to be informed
Cornerstone Security Systems Ltd provided fair processing information by way of this Privacy Notice

Your right of access
You have a right to obtain confirmation about how we are processing your personal data and what data we hold about you. A copy is available upon request and will be provided within one month of your request unless there are exceptional reasons for us being unable to do so.

Your right to ask for rectification

If any information we hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete, you have the right to have that information corrected, completed or removed. If we have passed that information to other parties, we will inform them of the rectification that we have undertaken.

Your right to request erasure – also known as the “right to be forgotten”

You have the right to ask for the information we have to be erased and we will delete or remove your information upon request as we will have no compelling reason to keep it.

Your right to restrict processing

You have the right to “block” or suppress processing. This won’t affect the processing completed that has been completed but will prevent further processing. When you request that your processing is restricted, Cornerstone Security Systems Ltd are permitted to continue to store your personal data but we will not process it further. This will ensure that we retain sufficient information about you to ensure that the restriction is respected in the future.

 Your right to portability
You have the right for your information to be provided in a machine-readable format to enable easy transfer between processors. This right is available to the personal data provided by you.

Your right to object
You have the right to object at any time to processing based on legitimate interest of Cornerstone Security Systems Ltd when we act as Data Controller or in the performance of a task in the public interest / exercising of official authority (such as a Police or Fire & Rescue Service investigation), marketing and processing for purposes of scientific / historical research and statistics.

Your rights related to automated decision making and profiling.

We will contact you automatically when a sporadic or annual event occurs e.g. an annual contract or inspection becomes due. If you do not wish this happen and notify us accordingly, we will not contact you and await your instruction.

Your right to complain

If you wish to discuss your personal data or lodge a concern about the way in which it is handled, please use any of the following details

Email: info@cornerstonesecurity.co.uk

Post:   The Data Protection Director
Cornerstone Security Systems Ltd Building 16 Gateway 1000 Arlington Business Park, Whittle Way
Stevenage,  SG1 2FP

Your right to complain to the Supervisory Authority
If you are unhappy with our response, you have the right to complain to the Supervisory Authority. The details of which are as follows:

Supervisory Authority: Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)
Website: https://io.org.uk/concerns/