Who we are
iGrowing understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits this website, https://www.igrowing.co.uk (“Our Site”) and will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a manner that is consistent with Our obligations and your rights under the law.
Our website address is: https://www.igrowing.co.uk
Thorpe Road, Howden
East Yorkshire, DN14 7PB
(m) 07712 480818
Company Reg No: 11783852
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
What data do we collect
Depending upon your use of Our Site, We may collect some or all of the following personal and non-personal data and similar technologies.
Date of birth;
Contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
Demographic information such as post code, preferences, and interests;
Financial information such as credit / debit card numbers;
Web browser type and version;
A list of URLs starting with a referring site, your activity on Our Site, and the site you exit to;
Referring search engines / sites;
Search key phrases / keywords;
Personal data contained in CVs you have submitted to us;
Site visitation tracking – We use Google Analytics to track user interaction. Disabling cookies will stop Google Analytics from tracking your site. We do not collect information about which individual people have visited or accessed Our website.
How do we use your data
All personal data is processed and stored securely, for no longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. We will comply with Our obligations and safeguard your rights under the Data Protection Act 1998 OR GDPR at all times.
Our use of your personal data will always have a lawful basis, either because it is necessary for Our performance of a contract with you, because you have consented to Our use of your personal data (e.g. by subscribing to emails), or because it is in Our legitimate interests. Specifically, We may use your data for the following purposes:
Providing and managing your Account;
Providing and managing your access to Our Site;
Personalising and tailoring your experience on Our Site;
Supplying Our products AND/OR services to you (please note that We require your personal data in order to enter into a contract with you);
Personalising and tailoring Our products AND/OR services or you;
Replying to emails from you;
Supplying you with emails that you have opted into (you may unsubscribe or opt-out at any time by using the email links provided, for example when you subscribe to receive Our newsletter;
Analysing your use of Our Site and gathering feedback to enable Us to continually improve Our Site and your user experience;
We may contact you to carry out customer surveys, via an online survey development cloud-based software tool;
Replying to you from information you submit in our webpage enquiry form;
Replying to CVs you submit to us via email / uploaded to our site;
We may do a credit check on your company so we can make credit decisions and prevent fraud;
We may keep basic contact details about individuals on our customer relationship management tool;
We may send you a marketing email, via an Email marketing software tool;
With your permission and/or where permitted by law, We may also use your data for marketing purposes which may include contacting you by email, telephone, text message AND/OR post with information, news and offers on Our products AND/OR services. We will not, however, send you any unsolicited marketing or spam and will take all reasonable steps to ensure that We fully protect your rights and comply with Our obligations under the Data Protection Act 1998 OR GDPR and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003.
Third parties whose content appears on Our Site may use third party Cookies, as detailed below in section 13. Please refer to section 13 for more information on controlling Cookies. Please note that We do not control the activities of such third parties, nor the data they collect and use and advise you to check the privacy policies of any such third parties.
You have the right to withdraw your consent to Us using your personal data at any time, and to request that We delete it.
We do not keep your personal data for any longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. Data will therefore be retained for the following periods (or its retention will be determined on the following bases):
Your email address will remain within our databases for as long as we continue to use those mentioned above for their services / email marketing, or until you specifically request removal from the list by using unsubscribing links or by post to the DPO at iGrowing.
Who we share your data with
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Links from this site to other sites
Please be aware that our site may provide access to other web sites by hyperlinks to them. iGrowing is not responsible for the privacy policies (including data protection and cookies), content or security of these linked websites.
The contents of this website are copyright of iGrowing (Reg No: 11783852 ). All rights reserved. No part of this site may be reproduced, transferred, transmitted, distributed or stored without prior written consent. Modifications or changes to any part of this site are prohibited.
Certain parts of this site including, but not exclusively, images, text and sound are also subject to a distinct and separate copyright held by their provider(s).
Please ensure that your query is clear, particularly if it is a request for information about the data We hold about you as listed above.
If you are unhappy about our handling of your personal information and our processing of it, please get in contact with us first so we can try to resolve your query using the details in the ‘Contacting Us’ section listed above.
If however you feel we have not dealt with your concern and that we are failing to meet our legal obligations, you can raise a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) in the United Kingdom.