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SFS Legal Statements

The statements included in this area represent our commitment to users of this website and to web compliancy standards.

We advise you to read our statementsWe recommend that you read all statements carefully before using this facility. If there are any issues with our statements do not hesitate to contact us by email.

Small Firms Services Limited (SFS)

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy:

Small Firms Services Limited (SFS) is committed to supporting the best standards of practice in all its activities in relation to privacy and security. Visitors to this site can be assured that the protection of privacy and confidentiality are given the highest priority.

All personal information is collected, held and used in strict compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

This privacy statement provides information on our data collection practices and of the ways in which the information may be used.

Personally-Identifiable Information

Small Firms Services Limited receives personal information from website visitors only when such information is provided voluntarily, such as when our visitors register a company, request information, provide curriculum vitae information for employment or volunteer opportunities, or send us e-mail.

When you provide personal information to Small Firms Services Limited through our website, it will be used to fulfil your specific request. Small Firms Services Limited may also use the information you provide to inform you about additional services and products offered by us. When sending you information by email we will offer an opt-out link in the email through which you can request not to be contacted again or you can contact us and a member of our team will be happy to remove your details form our records.

Small Firms Services Limited will never release, sell, or trade your personal information to third parties unless you have authorised us, or we are legally required to do so.

When you voluntarily offer any feedback, data, answers, questions, comments, suggestions, ideas or similar, Small Firms Services Limited will treat that information as non-confidential and non-proprietary, and may utilise such information for informational, educational, or promotional purposes such as frequently asked questions lists or product/service testimonials.

Anonymous Information

Small Firms Services Limited' website collects some generic information automatically; this is statistical information only. The data gathered lets Small Firms Services Limited know when and how much traffic a web page gets. Internet IP addresses are also logged for security purposes.

This information does not include visitor identities or any personal data, and Small Firms Services Limited will never combine this generic information with any personal information.

Cookies

There are various technologies, including one named "cookies", which can be used to provide you with tailored information from a Web site. A cookie is an element of data that a Web site can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system.

Small Firms Services Limited pages DO use cookies or other technologies that identify you when you revisit our site. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it.

Small Firms Services Limited supports the development of technologies that will let you manage and control the release of your personal information wherever you go on the Internet.

Small Firms Services Limited Hosted website and Third-Party Services

Additionally, the Small Firms Services Limited website may contain links to unaffiliated third party sites where Small Firms Services Limited cannot protect any information you may disclose. Small Firms Services Limited recommends that you review the privacy policy statements of every site you visit.

Security Statement:

Our security measures begin as soon as you are required to enter any personal information into our website. This is completely automatic and requires no special action on your part. Once you click to register your company you are immediately in a secure environment, this occurs before you enter a single item of personal data. If you are simply purchasing a product from this web site you will be diverted to a secure environment as soon as you click the “buy” button.

The secure environment is created by your browser and our digital certificate, when entering a secure area of the site your browser checks our secure certificate to ensure our web site is exactly as registered with the secure certificate. Once confirmation of the certificate is received, your computer and our server will begin communicating in secure mode, sending data back and forth in an encrypted format. The powerful encryption features standard in most browsers will ensure the security of the data that is passed between us. Our certificate has been issued by Equifax one of the largest and most well known certificate providers.

Card Payments

When we take payment for your order we communicate with SagePay, our payment service provider. The SagePay payment system uses a combination of established and innovative techniques to ensure the security and integrity of all sensitive data. Their internet facing web servers are certified by Verisign, this ensures no third parties can impersonate SagePay to obtain secure information.

We do not store any card data. Card data is managed by our payment service provider detailed in the above paragraph to ensure the security of your financial details.

MasterCard® SecureCode™ is a service from MasterCard and your card issuer that provides added protection when you buy online. When buying from this website you will be directed to your bank to enter a SecureCode which is never shared with any merchant. A private code means added protection against unauthorised use of your credit or debit card when you shop online. Every time you pay online with your MasterCard, Maestro or Solo card, a box pops up from your card issuer asking you for your personal SecureCode, just like the bank does at the ATM. In seconds, your card issuer confirms it's you and allows your purchase to be completed.

Verified by Visa is a service that lets you shop online with added confidence. Through a simple checkout process, Verified by Visa confirms your identity when you make purchases at participating ecommerce websites such as ours. It's convenient, and it works with your existing Visa card. Plus, Verified by Visa is a easy to use. You register your card just once, and create your own password. Then, when you make purchases at participating online stores, a Verified by Visa window will appear. Simply enter your password and click submit. Your identity is verified and the purchase is secure. To learn more, contact the financial institution that issued your Visa card.