Privacy Policy

It is advised that you read this Privacy Policy in full as it explains in detail why we operate in the way that we do and how that plays a part with your privacy and the data we obtain and look after.

 

The term: “You”, “user”, “visitor”, “applicant” refers to the individual who visits our web site and wishes to use it to its fullest.

 

Sonic Communications (Int) Ltd are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors and service users under the guidance set out by the ICO, which illustrates the European and UK commissioners rules for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

 

The General Data Protection Regulation is a European-wide law that replaces the Data Protection Act 1998 in the UK. It places greater obligations on how organisations handle personal data.

 

This Policy is a record of our working practices for data protection which satisfies these requirements.

 

This Privacy Policy sets out how Sonic Communications (Int) Ltd uses and protects any information that you give Sonic Communications (Int) Ltd when you use this website and subsequently may hold communication with Sonic Communications (Int) Ltd either by email, Skype or any other form of digital communication as well as by traditional means such as in written form.

 

Sonic Communications (Int) Ltd is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

 

Sonic Communications (Int) Ltd may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page often to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

 

In relation to our working practices, the relevant statements have been categorized as follows and have been listed for you.

 

Under the ICO requirements, we are obliged to make these working practices as transparent as possible and cover the important topics related to user privacy.

 

1. The Information that we hold

2. How we process this data

3. How we distribute your data

4. Data to 3rd parties

5. Lawful basis of which we have obtained personal data

6. The duration of data that we hold

7. Your rights to your data

8. Our policy on breeches of personal data

9. Our contact with you

10. Our direct marketing policy

 

1. The Information that we hold

 

The information that we obtain from our web site are the details that you submit to us in order to request access to our secured web pages.

 

We need this information to help us determine if your request to gain access to our secured pages is warranted.

 

This can be determined by either prior knowledge of your identity, your profession or by the additional details that you submit to aid your request during the registry process.

 

In some cases where we feel we need to make further verification of your identity, we may contact you either by email or by phone call.

 

By filling out the information, you are consenting to the use of your data and give us permission to use this data to contact you.

 

As with this Privacy Policy, Sonic Communications (Int) Ltd may change what information is required in order for us to grant access to our secured pages. These changes can be made at any time.

 

We do not utilise the full capabilities of Cookies. We do not collect your IP information or the data that you provide us by the Cookie. Any username and password information you use may be stored on your viewing device should you enable it to do so.

 

2. How we process this data

 

We do not use software algorithms to determine a person’s suitability for viewing our secured web pages. Nor do we use automated “pass” or “denial” responses to requests sent to us via our web site.

 

Each applicant’s data is handled manually by members of staff at Sonic Communications (Int) Ltd. This may mean that response times to each request may vary as we do not limit the time period for each request.

 

3. How we distribute your data

 

The data you submit through our web site is stored on our servers and is emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. which is handled by a coordinator.

 

The coordinator determines the whereabouts of the applicant by using the address information submitted to us and then forwards the request (submitted data) to the relevant Regional Account Manager who will then assess the submitted request.

 

The information submitted may be enough to satisfy the Regional Account Manager who will then grant access to the applicant by forwarding the details on to the Design/Marketing Manager who will then generate a login username and password for the applicant.

 

The applicant will then receive a system notification via email as well as an email sent by the Design/Marketing Manager with details on how to log in.

 

If the applicant’s request to gain access to the secured area of the web site is unsuccessful, the process remains the same; however, the applicant will be notified that more information may be required in order to process the request.

 

4. Data to 3rd parties

 

We do not sell your data to third parties. We do not collect your data for the purpose of passing on this data to marketing agencies.

 

5. Lawful basis of which we have obtained personal data

 

There are many legal methods of obtaining personal data from our web site as set out by ICO guide which covers such practices. Sonic Communications (Int) Ltd uses the “consent” approach by obtaining consent from the user who submits the data.

 

Sonic Communications (Int) Ltd does not obtain any information from a web visitor who does not submit data to us from our web site which includes logging in and requesting a password using our online form.

 

We make it clear in advance our working practices and what the user/web site visitor can expect to consent to before submitting their data.

 

6. The duration of data that we hold

 

The duration of any data that we hold is stored indefinitely. This data can be removed either by the users request or for legal reasons not outlined in this Privacy Policy.

 

7. Your rights to your data

 

You, may request at any time for us to disclose what information you have submitted to us.

 

You, may request at any time for us to amend what information you have submitted to us to update our records.

 

You, may request at any time for your data to be removed and we will erase your data from our records.

 

Your email address will be removed from our mailing list and you will stop receiving notifications and mailshots from us using this method.

 

8. Our policy on breeches of personal data

 

We are committed to ensuring that your information is safe and secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

 

Any potential risks to exposed data will be minimal based on the minimalistic nature of the data obtained. However, should your data be compromised, we will contact you and notify you of what data has been exposed.

 

We may also propose to you any recommendations to safe guard your data such as issuing new passwords.

 

9. Our contact with you

 

By submitting data to us either by email or by using our web site, you consent to us contacting you.

 

This can be either in writing to the address you provide, by email, by Telephone or by Mobile Phone.

 

10. Our direct marketing policy

 

Separate to the communications you hold with the team at Sonic Communications (Int) Ltd, we will contact you with information we think will be of interest to you. This primarily will be by way of email marketing but is not limited to. We may also send out physical copies to any address you provide.

 

We may also send you emails containing PDF or JPG attachments.

 

If at any time you decide you no longer wish to receive these emails or postal deliveries you can cancel at any time.

 

You can do this in the following ways.

a. You can opt out at time of registration.

b. By emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

c. By phoning us on +44 (0) 121 781 4400

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