The following privacy notice outlines how thinkingbricks Ltd collects, uses, protects and transfers your personal data.
thinkingbricks Ltd provides services including the design, installation and maintenance of Home Cinemas, Multi room AV systems, Lighting Control, Broadband and Wifi infrastructure, Digital and Satellite TV, Control Systems , Home Automation, Door Entry and CCTV systems, and consultation, design and installation services linked to the above.
The data protection officer/data owner for the organisation is Ian Trudgeon.
You can contact the data protection officer/data owner by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or writing to
thinkingbricks Ltd, The Knowledge Centre, Wyboston Lakes Business Park,
Great North Road, Wyboston, Bedfordshire, MK44 3BY
Personal Data Collected
We collect personal data, including basic information such as name and contact details and information about projects to assist in design/installation/maintenance processes.
Most of your information will have been provided by you or will have been created through the design/installation/maintenance process and may involve third party organisations (such as your project management team, site management team, architects, interior designers, construction companies, mechanical and electrical contractors, security and alarm companies, quantity surveyors, equipment suppliers for the purposes of delivery direct to site addresses).
Purpose and legal basis for Processing your data
thinkingbricks Ltd takes your privacy seriously and will never sell or rent your personal data to any third party. Sharing of your data is only carried out with your express consent, which you are free to withdraw at anytime.
We need to obtain and process your personal data to provide you with our services and to fulfil our business and legal obligations. We will never collect personal information from you that we do not need or retain any data that is no longer necessary for the purposes specified in this notice.
Who is processing my Data ?
thinkingbricks ltd, The Knowledge Centre, Wyboston Lakes Business Park, Great North Road, Wyboston, Bedfordshire MK44 3BY are the data controller and processes your personal information for the purposes laid out in this privacy notice.
Your personal data is processed to:
Your rights as the individual
If your personal data is held by thinkingbricks Ltd, you hold particular rights over it.
You have the right to:
Process of Collection
Your personal data is collected when you provide it to us through our web site, over the phone, by email, in writing or any other means by which you provide it to us. Information is stored using the thinkingbricks secure software platform as well as some level of paper record keeping.
thinkingbricks Ltd do not share your personal information with any third party without your prior consent, other than those already disclosed in this privacy notice or as part of our legal obligations under the relevant data protection laws.
How long do we keep your data?
thinkingbricks Ltd retains your personal data for as long as necessary to provide you with our services as a client. thinkingbricks Ltd are required under tax laws to keep your personal data for a minimum of 7 years. Health and safety records will be retained for a minimum of 10 years. We could continue to retain your data if there is a legal basis, obligation or legitimate interest to continuing processing your personal information or where processing is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
Transfers of Personal Information
When your personal data is processed through thinkingbricks Ltd software, it is held within the EU. Your information is stored using Dropbox Business. During this process, your data is encrypted in transit and at rest.
Transferring information overseas
Most of the information we hold will be used and stored in the UK. However, we may transfer your information overseas as some of our operations and third party providers are not based in the UK. We will make sure that any transfer to another country is legal and that your information is kept safe
Safeguarding your Personal Data
Appropriate measures are taken to protect your personal data from access from unauthorised persons or inappropriate access, internal or external. All computers and mobile devices use Dropbox data encryption during transfer to the cloud, in addition all devices are secured with password protection unique to each employee. Office based devices are monitored and protected by Microsoft Intune. Any paper files recording your personal data are held in a locked filing cabinet which can only be accessed by authorised personnel.
Consequences of not providing your personal information to thinkingbricks Ltd
In the event that you want to purchase a service or product from thinkingbricks Ltd, certain personal information is required to enter into a contract with you.
thinkingbricks Ltd will not be able to enter into a contract with you to fulfil an attempt to purchase a product or service if you do not provide your personal information.
As noted in this privacy statement, we are processing your personal data to comply with legal and statutory obligations and in the performance of a contract. You can always choose not to provide personal information, however we will be unable to provide certain products or services in these instances.
In the occurrence that you want to make a complaint about how your personal data was gathered, how it is being processed by thinkingbricks Ltd or third parties used by thinkingbricks Ltd or you are not satisfied about how a complaint has been handled, you retain the right to lodge a complaint directly with the supervisory authority and thinkingbricks Ltd and also the thinkingbricks Ltd Data Protection Officer/GDPR Owner.
Data Protection Commissioner, Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF
thinkingbricks Ltd, Data Protection Officer/GDPR Owner, The Knowledge Centre, Wyboston Lakes Business Park, Great North Road, Wyboston, Bedfordshire MK44 3BY