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The privacy and security of your personal information is extremely important to us.

This website policy describes how RuralTech protects and makes use of the information you give the company when you use this website.

If you are asked to provide information when using this website, it will only be used in the ways described in this privacy policy.

The policy is updated from time to time.  The latest version is published on this page, which was updated on 25th May 2018.


We gather and use certain information about individuals in order to provide products and services and to enable certain functions on this website.  We are required to provide you with this information under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).


We collect information about you when you use our website ‘contact us’ form to enquire about products and services.  We only collect the personal data that we need.  For example:

  • Name and job title

  • Contact information, including email address

  • Demographic information, such as postcode, preferences and interests

  • Other information relevant to client enquiries



Collecting this data helps us understand what you are looking for from the company, enabling us to deliver improved products and services.

Specifically, we may use data:

  • For our own internal records

  • To improve the products and services we provide

  • To contact you in response to a specific enquiry

  • To send you the latest news and developments from RuralTech



What is a cookie? 

A cookie is a small file placed on your computer’s hard drive.  It enables our website to identify your computer as you view different pages on our website.

Cookies allow websites and applications to store your preferences in order to present content, options or functions that are specific to you.  They also enable us to see information like how many people use the website and what pages they tend to visit.


How we use cookies

We use cookies to analyse our web traffic using an analytics package. Aggregated usage data helps us improve the website structure, design, content and functions.

Cookies do not provide us with access to your computer or any information about you, other than that which you choose to share with us.


Controlling cookies

You can use your web browser’s cookie settings to determine how our website uses cookies.  If you do not want our website to store cookies on your computer or device, you should set your web browser to refuse cookies.  However, please note that doing this may affect how our website functions.  Some pages and services may become unavailable to you.  Unless you have changed your browser to refuse cookies, our website will issue cookies when you visit it.



We will never lease, distribute or sell your personal information to third parties, unless we have your permission or the law requires us to.

Any personal information we hold about you is stored and processed in line with the General Data Protection Regulation.  We keep your personal information only for as long as is required by us.



We will always hold your information securely.  We follow stringent procedures to ensure we work with all personal data in line with the General Data Protection Regulation.



You have a number or rights under the GDPR:

  1. The Right to be Informed - You have the right to be informed about how the data collected from you is going to be used.

  2. The Right of Access - You have the right to know what information we hold about you and how it is processed.

  3. The Right to Rectification - You have the right to have any information we hold about you corrected if it is inaccurate or incomplete.

  4. The Right to Erasure - Also known as the ‘right to be forgotten’. You have the right to request the deletion or removal of personal data where there is no compelling reason for us to continue to hold it.

  5. The Right to Restrict Processing - You have the right to request that the processing of your personal data be paused or halted altogether.

  6. The Right to Data Portability - You have the right to retain and reuse your personal data for your own purposes.

  7. The Right to Object - You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data for the purpose of direct marketing, scientific and historical research or for the performance of a task in the public interest.

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