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Chris Benson Signs Ltd
 96-98 Great Howard Street,
 Liverpool,
 Merseyside,
 United Kingdom,
 L3 7AX
 Telephone-0151 298 1567
 Fax-0151 298 1568

Your privacy is very important to us. This privacy policy discloses how Chris Benson Signs Ltd, collects, protects, uses and shares personal information gathered about you, in conformance with Directive 95/46/EC of the European Parliament, the Council of 24 October 1995, and the Safe Harbor Principles established by the United States Department of Commerce in consultation with the European Commission. All Personal Information is collected in a fair and non-intrusive manner, with your voluntary consent. Personal Information is not accessible to anyone outside the specific function for which it is collected. Chris Benson Signs Ltd respects the privacy of our customers, employees and job applicants, and other visitors to our websites who may choose to provide personal information. We recognize the needs for appropriate protections and management of personal information that you provide to us. This Privacy Policy will assist you to understand what types of information we may collect, how that information may be used, and with whom the information may be shared.

 In an effort to comply with the law, and our commitment to protect your personal information, we provide the following, which discloses our policies.

What type of information do we collect?
Personal Information is any information concerning the personal or material circumstances of an identified or identifiable individual. An identifiable person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, by reference to a Social Security Number and/or Identification Number or to one or more factors specific to physical, physiological, mental, economic, cultural or social identity.

Personal Information shall include but is not limited to: identifying information such as name, home address, home telephone number, e-mail address, Social Security number and/or Identification Number, financial information and employment-related information such as may be found on resumes, applications, background verification information, or in employment references.

Chris Benson Signs Ltd takes measures to maintain the confidentiality of your Social Security Number and/or Identification Number, to protect your Social Security Number and/or Identification Number from unlawful disclosure, and to limit access to your Social Security Number and/or Identification Number. Chris Benson Signs Ltd will not make your Social Security Number and/or Identification Number available to the general public, print your Social Security Number and or Identification Number on any card, require you to provide your Social Security Number and/or Identification Number to access any products or services, transmit your Social Security Number and/or Identification Number over the Internet unless the connection is secure or your Social Security Number and/or Identification Number has been encrypted, or requires the transmittal of your Social Security Number and/or Identification Number to access our Website without requiring additional authentication.

 We will not collect sensitive Personal Information except to comply with Affirmative Action data requirements. Sensitive Personal Information can include but is not limited to: information pertaining to gender, disabilities and veteran status.

Children and Data Collection
We care about the safety of children. We will not knowingly allow anyone under 13 to provide us any personally identifying information. Children under 13 years of age are required to obtain the express permission of a parent or guardian before submitting any Personal Information about themselves (such as their names, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers) over the Internet.

Our Use of Your Information
We use your Personal Information to facilitate the services you request. We have tailored our Privacy Policy to adequately inform you of the use of your Personal Information. Collection and Use of Employee Personal Information Chris Benson Signs Ltd also collects Personal Information from its employees and applicants (human resource data) in connection with administration of its Human Resources programs and functions. These programs and functions include, but are not limited to: job applications and hiring programs, compensation and benefit programs, performance appraisals, training, access to Chris Benson Signs Ltd facilities and computer networks, employee profiles, internal intranet employee directories, Human Resource recordkeeping, and other employment related purposes.

It is the policy of Chris Benson Signs Ltd to keep all past and present employee information private from disclosure to third parties,

There are certain business related exceptions and they are:
1: To comply with county, state or Government requests;
2:  Enquiries from third parties with a signed authorization from the employee to release the information, except in situations where limited verbal verifications are acceptable (see below);
 
Third parties with which Chris Benson Signs Ltd has contractual agreements to assist in administration of company sponsored benefits.
 
 
Verifications of Employment
Prospective employers, financial institutions, and residential property managers occasionally contact Chris Benson Signs Ltd requesting information on a former or current employee's work history and salary. All such requests of this type shall be referred to and completed on a confidential basis

For written verification of employment requests, information will be provided on the form only when it is accompanied by an employee's signed authorization to release information. The form will be returned directly to the requesting party and filed as part of the Human Resources or Payroll Department's confidential records.

Collection and Use of Customer Information
Chris Benson Signs Ltd will not collect customer Personal Information, unless the customer contacts Chris Benson Signs Ltd directly. In order to adequately address a customer's concern, their Personal Information may be shared with the area Development Agent and franchisee. Development Agents assist with franchise sales, site location, training, and provide operational assistance to franchisees. Failure to provide necessary information may prevent Chris Benson Signs Ltd from fully addressing any customer concerns.

Sharing of Personal Information
We may share Personal Information with our service providers, consultants and affiliates for our internal business purposes. Except as described in this Privacy Policy, Chris Benson Signs Ltd will not share Personal Information with a third party, unless a customer requests, consents to such disclosure, or disclosure is required or authorized by law. Chris Benson Signs Ltd reserves the right to disclose Personal Information to a third party if a law, regulation, search warrant, subpoena, or court order legally requires or authorizes us to do so.

Storage, Retention and Accuracy of Personal Information
Chris Benson Signs Ltd insures that Personal Information is safeguarded against loss, access, use, modification, disclosure or other misuse. All reasonable steps are taken to prevent unauthorized use or disclosure of your Personal Information.

Chris Benson Signs Ltd will retain your Personal Information only for as long as necessary to fulfil the purpose(s) for which it was collected and to comply with applicable laws, and your consent to such purpose(s) remains valid after termination of our relationship with you. We take all reasonable steps to insure that your Personal Information is accurate, up-to-date, complete, relevant and not misleading.

Contact Information
You may contact the Privacy Officer to access, correct or delete your Personal Information. If necessary, the Privacy Officer will contact another employee to assist in completing your requested task. If you have any questions or complaints, please contact the Data Controller. The Data Controller can be reached by telephone at: 0151 298 1567 by Facsimile at: 0151 298 1568 by email at: chrisb@benson-signs.co.uk; or by mail at Chris Benson Signs Ltd, 96-98 Great Howard Street, Liverpool, L3 7AX, United Kingdom

We will address your concern and attempt to resolve any problem.
 
Links to Non- Chris Benson Signs Ltd Web Sites and Third Parties
Please note that Chris Benson Signs Ltd web site may contain links to other web sites for your convenience and information. Chris Benson Signs Ltd does not control those sites or their privacy practices, which may differ from www.benson-signs.co.uk. Chris Benson Signs Ltd privacy policy cannot and does not apply to external Web areas. We do not endorse or make any representations about third party web sites. The personal data you choose to give to unrelated third parties is not covered by the Chris Benson Signs Ltd privacy policy. We encourage you to review the privacy policy of any company or web site before submitting your Personal Information. Some third parties may choose to share their personal data with Chris Benson Signs Ltd; that sharing is governed by that third party's privacy policy.

Safe Harbour Compliance
Chris Benson Signs Ltd when applicable, shall use reasonable commercial efforts to comply with the U.S. Department of Commerce Safe Harbor requirements regarding the transfer of Personal Information from European Union member countries to the United States. (Chris Benson Signs Ltd is registered under United Kingdom Law in accordance with the EU Directive on Personal Data Protection.

Chris Benson Signs Ltd registration number PZ 2026536
Notice - Individuals must be informed that their data is being collected and about how it will be used;
 
Choice - Individuals must have the ability to opt out of the collection and forward transfer of the data to third parties;
 
Onward Transfer - Transfers of data to third parties may only occur to other organizations that follow adequate data protection principles;

Security - Reasonable efforts must be made to prevent loss of collected information;
 
Data Integrity - Data must be relevant and reliable for the purpose for which it was collected;
 
Access - Individuals must be able to access information held about them, and correct or delete it if it is inaccurate;
 
Enforcement - There must be effective means of enforcing these rules.
Further information regarding the Safe Harbour principles and certification process can be found at www.export.gov/safeharbor. Chris Benson Signs Ltd, while not self-certified with Safe Harbour, acknowledges the principles of Safe Harbour and strives to meet these requirements.

Changes to our Privacy Policy - We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you in this Privacy Policy, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page.